Distributed Processing Algorithms
Wed May 28 22:08:10 CEST 2003
On Wed, 28 May 2003 05:33:09 -0700
Jay Nelson <jay@REDACTED> wrote:
> Anybody have recommended reading on the topic of
> Distributed Processing Algorithms? I am looking for
> seminal texts, papers, research or even speculation.
> My interest is how to express computation in a fully
> distributed network of equal CPUs, without resorting
> to a task manager or other such process. I want the
> nodes to independently decide what to do, yet the
> group as a whole needs to coordinate their activate
> with the least amount of overlap in computation or
> negotiation. I am trying to avoid introducing single
> points of failure.
One thing to look into might be Linda:
I'm actually a bit surprised that I haven't heard of anyone working on
an Erlang-Linda project, but then, I think you can maybe get 80% of the
same functionality with subscription to distributed Mnesia database
events, so maybe it's not that surprising.
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