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Towards Very Large, Self-Managing Distributed Systems

  • Maarten van Steen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3144)

Abstract

As distributed systems tend to grow in the number of components and in their geographical dispersion, deployment and management are increasingly becoming problematic. For long, there has been a tradition of developing architectures for managing networked and distributed systems [2]. These architectures tend to be complex, unwieldy, and indeed, difficult to manage. We need to explore alternative avenues if we want to construct a next generation of distributed systems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maarten van Steen
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  1. 1.Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 

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