Characterstics of Distributed System

  • No shared clock
  • No shared memory
  • Shared resources [shared b/w nodes of system]
  • Concurrency & Consistency
  • Different parts of distributed system need to be able to talk
  • Rquires agreed upon format or protocol
  • Lots of things can go wrong need to handle them somehow
    • Client can’t find servers
    • Server crash mid request
    • Server response is lost
    • Client crashes

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