Definitions for "Distributed system"
a collection of autonomous computers linked by a computer network and equipped with distributed system software that enables the computers to coordinate their activities and to share hardware, software, and data
A distributed system is a collection of independent computers that appear to the users of the system as a single computer (tanenbaum). See also Goscinski.(empty) Fault Tolerance: is the ability to provide service even in the face of system failures.(empty)(empty) IP(empty)(empty)(empty)
a collection of applications, running on various (possibly heterogeneous) machines, whose distribution is transparent to the user so that the system appears as if running on the user's local machine
a set of N nodes which communicate by sending messages over a point to point network
a system were physical separate nodes working together by communicating with each other over an asynchronous network
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