DISTRIBUTED OPERATING SYSTEMS: CONCEPTS AND DESIGN
The highly praised book in communications networking from IEEE Press, now available in the Eastern Economy Edition.This is a non-mathematical introduction to Distributed Operating Systems explaining the fundamental concepts and design principles of this emerging technology. As a textbook for students and as a self-study text for systems managers and software engineers, this book provides a concise and an informal introduction to the subject.
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address space algorithm allocation allows Amoeba applications approach authentication block broadcast buffer bytes cache capability cell clock communication consistency context copy critical section deadlock described disk distributed computing system distributed file system distributed operating system Distributed Shared Memory distributed system domain DSM system encrypted entry example execution facility file server global handling identifier implementation interface Internet Kerberos kernel layer Mach machine mechanism method microkernel multicast multiple mutex name server name space node object packet password performance port process migration processor protocol provides receiving process remote procedure Remote Procedure Call reply message request message resource resource allocation graph scheduling scheme semantics sender sends sequential consistency server process shared shared-memory specified synchronization system call Tanenbaum thread transaction transfer transparency UNIX update V-System workstation write operation