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Distributed Computing

Sunita Mahajan Seema Shah



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OUP India
13 June 2010
Distributed systems; Computer architecture & logic design
Distributed Computing is designed to serve as a textbook for undergraduate engineering students of Computer Science and postgraduate students of Computer Applications. The book seeks to impart a clear understanding of the computing aspects of Distributed Systems.

Beginning with an overview of the fundamental concepts, the book moves into detailed descriptions of Network, Inter-Process and Remote Communication and Synchronization of distributed systems. Key facets of Dsitributed Computing like Distributed System Management, Shared Memory, and File Systems have been dealt with individually. Special attention is paid to important topics like Real-Time Distributed Systems, Distributed Databases, and security issues. Keeping pace with the rapid development taking place in this field, the book also discusses some recent advances in Grid Computing, Ubiquitous Computing and .


Written in simple and concise language, the book provides numerous end chapter review questions and multiple choice questions. Several case studies have been provided in relevant chapters for students to understand real-world applications. The book may also serve as a useful reference for courses on Distributed Systems, Distributed Operating Systems, and Distributed Databases.
By:   Sunita Mahajan, Seema Shah
Imprint:   OUP India
Dimensions:   Height: 243mm,  Width: 187mm,  Spine: 26mm
Weight:   832g
ISBN:   9780198061861
ISBN 10:   0198061862
Pages:   616
Publication Date:   13 June 2010
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Replaced By:   9780198093480
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sunita Mahajan is currently the Principal of the Institute of Computer Science, MET League of Colleges, Mumbai. A PhD from BARC, SNDT University in Mumbai, she has keen interest in Parallel processing, Operating systems, Distributed Systems, OOT, Data mining and several related areas of study. She has published a number of research papers in national and international journals of repute. She is a member of many committees and professional bodies like the Computer Society of India and Indian Women Scientists Asociation. Seema Shah is currently a senior faculty at Patni Computer Systems, Mumbai. She has around 20 years of academic experience teaching Distributed Computing, Operating Systems, Computer Organization etc. She has also presented research papers in several national and international conferences.

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