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Distributed Systems Theory for Practical Engineers
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| by Alvaro Videla Follow 3 Followers on Jun 06, 2017 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London Mar 5-9, 2018. Join us!

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Summary
Alvaro Videla reviews the different models: asynchronous vs. synchronous distributed systems, message passing vs shared memory communication, failure detectors and leader election problems, etc. He also reviews a series of books on distributed systems in order to recommend the best one according to the topics we would like to learn about, or the problems we would like to solve.

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Bio

Alvaro Videla works as a Distributed Systems Engineer and previously was a Core Developer for RabbitMQ. Before moving to Europe he used to work in Shanghai where he helped building one of Germany's biggest dating websites. He co-authored the book "RabbitMQ in Action" for Manning Publishing.

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