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- IOS Press 2009; US$ 196.00
The demand for more computing power has been a constant trend in many fields of science, engineering and business. Now more than ever, the need for more and more processing power is emerging in the resolution of complex problems from life sciences, financial services, drug discovery, weather forecasting, massive data processing for e-science, e-commerce... more...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39
This is the first text explaining how to use the bulk synchronous parallel (BSP) model and the freely available BSPlib communication library in parallel algorithm design and parallel programming. Aimed at graduate students and researchers in mathematics, physics and computer science, the main topics treated in the book are core topics in the area... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67
Clustering is a vital methodology in the data storage world. Its goal is to maximize cost-effectiveness, availability, flexibility, and scalability. Clustering has changed considerably for the better due to Storage Area Networks, which provide access to data from any node in the cluster. Explains how clusters with shared storage work and the components... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 148.00 US$ 128.27
An invaluable reference for anyone designing new parallel or distributed systems. Includes detailed case studies of specific systems from Stanford, MIT, and other leading research universities. The authors emphasize performance, surveying all available techniques. more...
- Pearson Education 2002; US$ 27.99
Cluster computers provide a low-cost alternative to multiprocessor systems for many applications. Building a cluster computer is within the reach of any computer user with solid C programming skills and a knowledge of operating systems, hardware, and networking. This book leads you through the design and assembly of such a system, and shows you... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00
Concurrent and Distributed Computing in Java addresses fundamental concepts in concurrent computing with Java examples. The book consists of two parts. The first part deals with techniques for programming in shared-memory based systems. The book covers concepts in Java such as threads, synchronized methods, waits, and notify to expose students to basic... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 299.99 US$ 257.99
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the most important topics in parallel computation. It is written so that it may be used as a self-study guide to the field, and researchers in parallel computing will find it a useful reference for many years to come. The first half of the book consists of an introduction to many fundamental issues in... more...
- IOS Press 2005; US$ 191.00
The awareness of the ideas characterized by Communicating Processes Architecture and their adoption by industry beyond their traditional base in safety-critical systems and security is growing. The complexity of modern computing systems has become so great that no one person ? maybe not even a small team ? can understand all aspects and all interactions.... more...
- IOS Press 2006; US$ 191.00
This publication contains papers from the Communicating Process Architectures 2006 conference, held at Napier University in Edinburgh. It is perhaps appropriate that a meeting concerning simple ways of designing, implementing and reasoning about concurrent systems should be held in an institution named after the inventor of a simple, and highly concurrent,... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 122.00 US$ 105.73
A new model for task scheduling that dramatically improves the efficiency of parallel systems Task scheduling for parallel systems can become a quagmire of heuristics, models, and methods that have been developed over the past decades. The author of this innovative text cuts through the confusion and complexity by presenting a consistent and comprehensive... more...