Network Distributed Computing: Fitscapes and Fallacies

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Prentice Hall PTR, 2004 - Computers - 280 pages
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Networked distributed computing (NDC) systems are driving an ongoing technological revolution that has already spawned the Internet and will soon transform the world into one ubiquitous, pervasive "information field." Goff reviews the field's crucial challenges, state-of-the-art solutions, and breathtaking future.

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Ten Technology Trends
The Scope of NDC
NDC Theory

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About the author (2004)

MAX K. GOFF, former Technology Evangelist for the Java Software Division of Sun Microsystems, travelled worldwide for six years, discussing the benefits of Java and related technologies, notably Sun's Jini protocols for developing distributed computing systems, intelligent devices, and self-configuring networks. With 20 years in software development, Goff left Sun in 2003 to leverage his technology experience in a private consulting practice for merger and acquisition events, representing medium-sized firms in the United States. Goff holds an Executive MBA from the University of San Francisco and is a professional-level member of the World Future Society.

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