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Distributed Computing: Introduction Manish Parashar parashar@ece.rutgers.edu Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Rutgers University
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Definition of a Distributed System (1) A distributed system is: A collection of independent computers that appears to its users as a single coherent system.
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Definition of a Distributed System (2) A distributed system organized as middleware. Note that the middleware layer extends over multiple machines. 1.1
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Heterogeneity Networks, hardware, OS, programming language, data representations, etc. Interoperability: Middleware, mobile code, protocols Openness Access, extendibility, … Security Confidentiality, integrity, availabilty Scalability Failure Handling Detecting failures, masking failures, tolerating failures, tolerating failures, recovery from failures, redundancy Concurrency Consistency, causality, mutual exclusion, etc, . . Transparency
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