Distributed Systems: Concepts and Design (5th Edition)
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Broad and up-to-date coverage of the principles and practice in the fast moving area of Distributed Systems.
Distributed Systems provides students of computer science and engineering with the skills they will need to design and maintain software for distributed applications. It will also be invaluable to software engineers and systems designers wishing to understand new and future developments in the field.
From mobile phones to the Internet, our lives depend increasingly on distributed systems linking computers and other devices together in a seamless and transparent way. The fifth edition of this best-selling text continues to provide a comprehensive source of material on the principles and practice of distributed computer systems and the exciting new developments based on them, using a wealth of modern case studies to illustrate their design and development. The depth of coverage will enable readers to evaluate existing distributed systems and design new ones.
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more rapidly or with higher reliability than others. Traffic class values 0 through 8 are for transmissions that can be slowed without disastrous effects on the application. Other values are reserved for packets whose delivery is time-dependent. Such packets must either be delivered promptly or dropped – late delivery is of no value. Flow labels enable resources to be reserved in order to meet the timing requirements of specific real-time data streams, such as live audio and video transmissions.