FALLSEM2019-20_CSE4001_ETH_VL2019201004129_Reference_Material_I_13-Sep-2019_Module_4_Distributed_Sys - DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS MODULE IV Group Communication


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Group Communication
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Group Communication Group communication offers a service whereby a message is sent to a group and then this message is delivered to all members of the group. Sender is not aware of the identities of the receivers Represents an abstraction over multicast communication - group membership, detecting failures and providing reliability and ordering guarantees Key the reliable dissemination of information to potentially large numbers of clients support for collaborative applications support for a range of fault-tolerance strategies support for system monitoring and management
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