Monthly Archives: April 2012

Composable Reliability for Asynchronous Systems: Treating Failures as Slow Processes (USENIX ATC 2012)

Conventional distributed systems wisdom is to treat slow nodes the same as failed nodes, through the use of┬áleases and timeouts, handling merely slow nodes by effectively rebooting or restarting them. While this wisdom has led to simpler systems that can … Continue reading

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