By Alan D. Fekete, Krithi Ramamritham (auth.), Bernadette Charron-Bost, Fernando Pedone, André Schiper (eds.)
Replication is a subject of curiosity within the disbursed computing, disbursed platforms, and database groups. even though those groups have commonly checked out replication from varied viewpoints and with various pursuits (e.g., functionality as opposed to fault tolerance), contemporary advancements have ended in a convergence of those diverse objectives. the target of this cutting-edge survey isn't to take a position in regards to the way forward for replication, yet particularly to appreciate the current, to make an review of roughly 30 years of analysis on replication, and to give a finished view of the achievements made in this interval of time.
This ebook is the end result of the seminar entitled A 30-Year point of view on Replication, which used to be held at Monte Verit� , Ascona, Switzerland, in November 2007. The booklet is prepared in thirteen self-contained chapters written by way of most people who've contributed to constructing cutting-edge replication options. It provides a accomplished view of latest ideas, from a theoretical in addition to from a pragmatic perspective. It covers replication of processes/objects and of databases; replication for fault tolerance and replication for functionality - benign faults and malicious (Byzantine) faults - therefore forming a foundation for either execs and scholars of dispensed computing, allotted structures, and databases.