Foundations 1 Characterization of DS 2 System Models 3 Networking and Internetworking 4 Interprocess Communication 5 Remote Invocation 6 Indirect Communication 7 Operating System Support Middleware 8 Dist. Objects and Components 9 Web Services 10Peer-to-Peer Systems System services 11 Security 12 Distributed File Systems 13 Name Services Distributed algorithms 14 Time and Global States 15 Coordination and Agreement Shared data 16 Transactions and Concurrency Control 17 Distributed Transactions 18 Replication New challenges 19 Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing 20 Distributed Multimedia Systems Substantial Case Study 21 Designing Distributed Systems: Google Case Study
George Coulouris is a Senior Visiting Fellow in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. Jean Dollimore was, until her retirement, Senior Lecturer in computer science at Queen Mary College, University of London. Tim Kindberg is a Senior Researcher at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in Bristol. Gordon Blair is a Professor in the Lancaster University Computing Department.