Eight Fallacies Of Distributed Computing

A concise list of problems often encountered in DistributedComputing projects, by PeterDeutsch


That page consists of simply a paragraph of text followed by the list here.

  1. The network is reliable.
  2. Latency is zero.
  3. Bandwidth is infinite.
  4. The network is secure.
  5. Topology doesn't change.
  6. There is one administrator.
  7. Transport cost is zero.
  8. The network is homogeneous.


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