From P2P and Grids to Services on the Web

Evolving Distributed Communities

2nd Edition

By Ian J. Taylor , Andrew Harrison

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This new edition provides a comprehensive overview of emerging distributed-systems technologies and includes many state-of-the-art infrastructures and technologies. It also offers exercises and historical contexts for each of the technologies.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-8480-0122-0
  • 488 Pages
  • User Level: Students
  • Publication Date: December 11, 2008
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $79.95
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This new edition provides a comprehensive overview of emerging distributed-systems technologies and has been significantly enhanced and extended into the many new state-of-the-art infrastructures and technologies that have appeared since the successful 1st edition. The focus is also broadened, retaining the technical aspects, but including historical contexts for each of the technologies. The 2nd edition fills in the gaps and includes an additional 13 chapters on new higher popular technologies, including bittorrent, OGSA/WS-RF, workflow technologies, portals and enhanced deployment sections for the new technologies - taking a more applied approach. Further background issues such as state/stateless services and describing various possible communication methods from history and the basic connectivity are also presented. Additional info is available from www.p2pgridbook.com Offering a comprehensive representation of the distributed systems field, this new text offers invaluable insight to both students and researchers.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Part 1: Common Themes.
  2. Introduction.
  3. Discovery Protocols.
  4. Structured Document Types.
  5. Distributed Security Techniques.
  6. Part 2: Distributed Environments.
  7. The Web.
  8. Peer
  9. 2
  10. Peer Environments.
  11. Web Services.
  12. Distributed Objects and Agent Technologies.
  13. Grid Computing.
  14. On the Horizon.
  15. Part 3: Protocols and Architectures I: P2P Applications.
  16. Gnutella.
  17. Scalability.
  18. Freenet.
  19. Bittorrent.
  20. Part 4: Protocols and Architectures II: Middleware.
  21. Jini.
  22. Jxta.
  23. Web Services Protocols.
  24. OGSA.
  25. Web 2.0.
  26. Part 5: Deployment.
  27. Distributed Object Deployment Using Jini.
  28. P2P Deployment Using Jxta.
  29. Web Services Deployment.
  30. Web Deployment Using Atom.
  31. A: Want to Find More?.
  32. B: RSA Algorithm
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