- "Distributed Computing is designed to serve as a textbook for undergraduate engineering students of computer science adn postgraduate students of computer applications. The book provides a clear understanding of the computing aspects of distributed systems." "Begining with an overview of the fundamental concepts, the book prvides detailed descriptions of networks , interprocess and remote communication, and synchronization of distributed systems. Special attention is paid to important topics such as real-time distributed systems, distributed databases, and secruity issues.Keeping pace with the rapid developments in the field, the book also discusses some recent advances in gril computing and ubiquitous computing." "Written in simple and lucid language, the book provides numerous end-chapter review questions and multiple-choice questions. The book will serve as a useful reference for courses on distributed systems, distributed operating systems, and distributed databases."--BOOK JACKET.
- 9780198061861 (pbk.) and 0198061862 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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