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Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date September 1, 2001
Pages 803
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780130888938
ISBN-10 0130888931
Dimensions 1.50 by 7.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 3 lbs.
Original list price $108.00
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Virtually every computing system today is part of a distributed system. Programmers, developers, and engineers need to understand the underlying principles and paradigms as well as the real-world application of those principles. Now, internationally renowned expert Andrew S. Tanenbaum – with colleague Martin van Steen – presents a complete introduction that identifies the seven key principles of distributed systems, with extensive examples of each.Adds a completely new chapter on architecture to address the principle of organizing distributed systems. Provides extensive new material on peer-to-peer systems, grid computing and Web services, virtualization, and application-level multicasting. Updates material on clock synchronization, data-centric consistency, object-based distributed systems, and file systems and Web systems coordination.For all developers, software engineers, and architects who need an in-depth understanding of distributed systems.

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2 edition from Prentice Hall (October 23, 2006)
9780132392273 | details & prices | 686 pages | 7.25 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 2.60 lbs | List price $196.00
About: Virtually every computing system today is part of a distributed system.
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from Prentice Hall (September 1, 2001)
9780130888938 | details & prices | 803 pages | 7.50 × 9.75 × 1.50 in. | 3.00 lbs | List price $108.00
About: Virtually every computing system today is part of a distributed system.
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2 edition from Createspace Independent Pub (February 26, 2016)
9781530281756 | details & prices | 702 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.76 in. | List price $35.00
About: This second edition of Distributed Systems, Principles & Paradigms, covers the principles, advanced concepts, and technologies of distributed systems in detail, including: communication, replication, fault tolerance, and security.

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