Aspects of Distributed Computer Systems

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Wiley, Oct 19, 1988 - Computers - 339 pages
Distributed processing has become a mainstream systems style. This volume describes the state-of-the-art, and explores the underlying issues (and controversies) of distributed computer systems. Contains new material on recent developments in software, hardware, and systems design--and expanded chapters on network protocols, distributed data, distributed database, and software structure. Also discusses the costs of distributed computer systems, and the effects of distributed processing on management styles.

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Contents

What Is Distributed Processing?
3
Cooperating Peers
30
Hierarchic Example
56
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