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by Kai Hwang

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0123858801, Paperback)

From the leading minds in the field, Distributed and Cloud Computing is the first modern, up-to-date distributed systems textbook. Starting with an overview of modern distributed models, the book exposes the design principles, systems architecture, and innovative applications of parallel, distributed, and cloud computing systems. It will teach you how to create high-performance, scalable, reliable systems, providing comprehensive coverage of distributed and cloud computing, including:

Facilitating management, debugging, migration, and disaster recovery through virtualization

Clustered systems for research or ecommerce applications

Designing systems as web services

Social networking systems using peer-to-peer computing

Principles of cloud computing using examples from open-source and commercial applications

Using examples from open-source and commercial vendors, the text describes cloud-based systems for research, e-commerce, social networking and more.

Complete coverage of modern distributed computing technology including clusters, the grid, service-oriented architecture, massively parallel processors, peer-to-peer networking, and cloud computing Includes case studies from the leading distributed computing vendors: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and more Explains how to use virtualization to facilitate management, debugging, migration, and disaster recovey Designed for undergraduate or graduate students taking a distributed systems course--each chapter includes exercises and further reading, with lecture slides and more available online

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:09:51 -0400)

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