REACHING AGREEMENT A Fundamental Task — Even in Distributed Computer Systems

@inproceedings{Schneider2013REACHINGAA,
  title={REACHING AGREEMENT A Fundamental Task — Even in Distributed Computer Systems},
  author={Fred B. Schneider and Ozalp Babaoglu and Kenneth P. Birman and Sam Toueg},
  year={2013}
}
19 Coordinating computers can be as difficult as coordinating the actions of people. The problem arises in working with a distributed computing system, which consists of a collection of computers interconnected by communication channels. The computers are usually physically separated, and therefore if they fail, they do so independently. This makes it… CONTINUE READING