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Author Birman, Kenneth P

Title Reliable distributed systems : technologies, Web services, and applications / Kenneth P. Birman
Published New York : Springer, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 668 pages) : illustrations
Contents Basic Distributed Computing Technologies -- Fundamentals -- Basic Communication Services -- High Assurance Communication -- Remote Procedure Calls and the Client/Server Model -- Styles of Client/Server Computing -- CORBA: The Common Object Request Broker Architecture -- System Support for Fast Client/Server Communication -- Web Technologies -- The World Wide Web -- Major Web Technologies -- Web Services -- Related Internet Technologies -- Platform Technologies -- Reliable Distributed Computing -- How and Why Computer Systems Fail -- Overcoming Failures in a Distributed System -- Dynamic Membership -- Group Communication Systems -- Point to Point and Multi-group Considerations -- The Virtual Synchrony Execution Model -- Consistency in Distributed Systems -- Applications of Reliability Techniques -- Retrofitting Reliability into Complex Systems -- Software Architectures for Group Communication -- Related Technologies -- Security Options for Distributed Settings -- Clock Synchronization and Synchronous Systems -- Transactional Systems -- Peer-to-Peer Systems and Probabilistic Protocols -- Prospects for Building Highly Assured Web Services -- Other Distributed and Transactional Systems
Summary "With its well-focused approach and clarity of presentation, this new text is an excellent resource for both advanced students and practitioners in computer science, computer networks and distributed systems. Anyone seeking a solid background in distributed computing and Web Services architectures will find the book an essential and practical learning tool."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 629-659) and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Electronic data processing -- Distributed processing -- Reliability
Computer networks -- Reliability
Web services -- Reliability
Services Web -- Fiabilité.
Traitement réparti -- Fiabilité.
Réseaux d'ordinateurs -- Fiabilité.
Computer networks -- Reliability.
Electronic data processing -- Distributed processing -- Reliability.
Verteiltes System
Web Services
Sistemas distribuídos.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0387215093