An Introduction To Distributed Computing


May 28, 2012


Ganesan Ramalingam


Microsoft Research India


Distributed Computing is the backbone of most modern internet-scale services and forms the basis for their high availability and scalability. However, achieving these features while ensuring the correctness and consistency of shared and replicated mutable state maintained by these services is a huge challenge, due to process, machine and network failures. The summer school will focus on these and other related aspects of Distributed Computing.