Distributed Systems

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Regardless of what anyone is telling you, reliable distributed systems aren't simple. I would strongly recommend you take time and read at least some of these documents first:

We covered the fallacies of distributed computing in How Networks Really Work webinar:

Wonder how these concepts apply to Software-Defined Networking? Any network is a distributed system, and when you add an SDN controller, it becomes a tightly-coupled distributed system. I explained the implications in a few blog post:

You might also encounter distributed systems in high-end network devices. I described a few implementation gotchas in these blog posts:

Here are some older blog posts focusing on OpenFlow and OpenFlow-based SDN controllers:

Need even more details? You'll find them in these webinars (available with Standard Subscription):