[Haskell-cafe] distributed systems reading group
jason.dusek at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 04:32:58 EDT 2008
I'm looking for good reading group for distributed systems.
I've worked through a number of papers on my own and would
like to work out some ideas with other folks who have an
I've read a little bit of Lynch, a bit more of Lamport and
some of Chandra's work, as well as numerous slides, &c.
* The impossibility results are sobering, but always leave a
way out -- they make some assumption that one can dispense
with in practice (for example, that processes start with
* The possibility results generally make untenable assumptions
-- for example, that there is no link failure.
I appreciate that this is not a matter of direct interest to
the list, but I expect to find interested people here.
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