What is involved in Distributed computing
Find out what the related areas are that Distributed computing connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Distributed computing thinking-frame.
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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Distributed computing related domains to cover and 147 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.
The following domains are covered:
Distributed computing, MIT Press, Inter-process communication, Distributed cache, Distributed memory, Adriaan van Wijngaarden, Fog computing, Cooperating sequential processes, Distributed algorithm, Jungle computing, Asymmetric multiprocessing, Boolean circuits, Library Oriented Architecture, Message Passing Interface, POSIX Threads, Dataflow architecture, Software crisis, Cache invalidation, Coarray Fortran, Goto-less programming, Manycore processor, Application programming interface, International Symposium on Distributed Computing, Leader election, Computer multitasking, Christos Papadimitriou, Software lockout, Halting problem, ACM SIGACT News, Producer–consumer problem, Gustafson’s law, Non-uniform memory access, Virtual reality, Concurrent computing, Hagit Attiya, Single point of failure, Hardware scout, Concurrent programming, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Dining philosophers problem, Karp–Flatt metric, Memory coherence, Critical section, Prim’s algorithm, DJP algorithm, Telephone network, Fault-tolerant system, Decentralized application, Grid computing, Dijkstra’s algorithm, Concurrent algorithm, Unified Parallel C, Algorithm design, General-purpose computing on graphics processing units, Uniform memory access, Distributed database management system, Formal methods, Stream processing:
Distributed computing Critical Criteria:
Recall Distributed computing issues and tour deciding if Distributed computing progress is made.
– At what point will vulnerability assessments be performed once Distributed computing is put into production (e.g., ongoing Risk Management after implementation)?
– Does Distributed computing analysis isolate the fundamental causes of problems?
– Who needs to know about Distributed computing ?
MIT Press Critical Criteria:
Communicate about MIT Press engagements and achieve a single MIT Press view and bringing data together.
– What are the short and long-term Distributed computing goals?
– Do we all define Distributed computing in the same way?
Inter-process communication Critical Criteria:
Weigh in on Inter-process communication projects and develop and take control of the Inter-process communication initiative.
– Do we cover the five essential competencies-Communication, Collaboration,Innovation, Adaptability, and Leadership that improve an organizations ability to leverage the new Distributed computing in a volatile global economy?
– What is the total cost related to deploying Distributed computing, including any consulting or professional services?
– What is the source of the strategies for Distributed computing strengthening and reform?
Distributed cache Critical Criteria:
Categorize Distributed cache tactics and handle a jump-start course to Distributed cache.
– Is the Distributed computing organization completing tasks effectively and efficiently?
Distributed memory Critical Criteria:
Communicate about Distributed memory projects and document what potential Distributed memory megatrends could make our business model obsolete.
– Is there a Distributed computing Communication plan covering who needs to get what information when?
– Why is it important to have senior management support for a Distributed computing project?
– Do the Distributed computing decisions we make today help people and the planet tomorrow?
Adriaan van Wijngaarden Critical Criteria:
Explore Adriaan van Wijngaarden tactics and adjust implementation of Adriaan van Wijngaarden.
– Can we do Distributed computing without complex (expensive) analysis?
Fog computing Critical Criteria:
Troubleshoot Fog computing leadership and raise human resource and employment practices for Fog computing.
– Fog Computing is internet computing where the devices responsible for the computing surround us. Instead of having a data center where all of the processing and storage occurs, fog computing would allow us to bring the devices closer to us and these devices would be responsible for their own processing and storage. So how does this concept help us deal with the problems created by the IoT, and what benefits would this provide us that upgrading the cloud infrastructure couldnt?
– Are there any disadvantages to implementing Distributed computing? There might be some that are less obvious?
– What knowledge, skills and characteristics mark a good Distributed computing project manager?
– Is Supporting Distributed computing documentation required?
– Fog computing : will it be the future of cloud computing ?
Cooperating sequential processes Critical Criteria:
Deliberate over Cooperating sequential processes planning and do something to it.
– What are our best practices for minimizing Distributed computing project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the Distributed computing project lifecycle?
– How do we go about Comparing Distributed computing approaches/solutions?
Distributed algorithm Critical Criteria:
Communicate about Distributed algorithm planning and change contexts.
– How can you negotiate Distributed computing successfully with a stubborn boss, an irate client, or a deceitful coworker?
– How do we ensure that implementations of Distributed computing products are done in a way that ensures safety?
Jungle computing Critical Criteria:
Define Jungle computing tasks and check on ways to get started with Jungle computing.
– Are we Assessing Distributed computing and Risk?
– How can we improve Distributed computing?
Asymmetric multiprocessing Critical Criteria:
Learn from Asymmetric multiprocessing adoptions and define Asymmetric multiprocessing competency-based leadership.
– What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Distributed computing ?
– Do Distributed computing rules make a reasonable demand on a users capabilities?
– What are internal and external Distributed computing relations?
Boolean circuits Critical Criteria:
Powwow over Boolean circuits outcomes and change contexts.
– What are the key elements of your Distributed computing performance improvement system, including your evaluation, organizational learning, and innovation processes?
– When a Distributed computing manager recognizes a problem, what options are available?
Library Oriented Architecture Critical Criteria:
Drive Library Oriented Architecture governance and check on ways to get started with Library Oriented Architecture.
– Think about the people you identified for your Distributed computing project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?
– How do you incorporate cycle time, productivity, cost control, and other efficiency and effectiveness factors into these Distributed computing processes?
– What are the success criteria that will indicate that Distributed computing objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?
Message Passing Interface Critical Criteria:
Focus on Message Passing Interface tactics and improve Message Passing Interface service perception.
– Do those selected for the Distributed computing team have a good general understanding of what Distributed computing is all about?
– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a Distributed computing project?
– What are specific Distributed computing Rules to follow?
POSIX Threads Critical Criteria:
Scrutinze POSIX Threads planning and summarize a clear POSIX Threads focus.
– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Distributed computing values?
– How do we maintain Distributed computings Integrity?
– What are our Distributed computing Processes?
Dataflow architecture Critical Criteria:
Confer re Dataflow architecture projects and point out Dataflow architecture tensions in leadership.
– Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a Distributed computing process. ask yourself: are the records needed as inputs to the Distributed computing process available?
– Are there Distributed computing Models?
Software crisis Critical Criteria:
Be clear about Software crisis strategies and report on setting up Software crisis without losing ground.
– What are the pitfalls of rad, and will the methodology truly address the software crisis?
– How do we keep improving Distributed computing?
Cache invalidation Critical Criteria:
Track Cache invalidation projects and customize techniques for implementing Cache invalidation controls.
– In the case of a Distributed computing project, the criteria for the audit derive from implementation objectives. an audit of a Distributed computing project involves assessing whether the recommendations outlined for implementation have been met. in other words, can we track that any Distributed computing project is implemented as planned, and is it working?
– How do you determine the key elements that affect Distributed computing workforce satisfaction? how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?
– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Distributed computing delivery for example is new software needed?
Coarray Fortran Critical Criteria:
Look at Coarray Fortran results and stake your claim.
– How much does Distributed computing help?
Goto-less programming Critical Criteria:
Trace Goto-less programming outcomes and find out what it really means.
– How does the organization define, manage, and improve its Distributed computing processes?
– What potential environmental factors impact the Distributed computing effort?
Manycore processor Critical Criteria:
Design Manycore processor adoptions and prioritize challenges of Manycore processor.
– Does Distributed computing create potential expectations in other areas that need to be recognized and considered?
– How can the value of Distributed computing be defined?
Application programming interface Critical Criteria:
Face Application programming interface decisions and change contexts.
– How can we incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of Distributed computing into the services that we provide?
– Does Distributed computing analysis show the relationships among important Distributed computing factors?
– Who will provide the final approval of Distributed computing deliverables?
International Symposium on Distributed Computing Critical Criteria:
Refer to International Symposium on Distributed Computing decisions and track iterative International Symposium on Distributed Computing results.
– Who are the people involved in developing and implementing Distributed computing?
Leader election Critical Criteria:
Huddle over Leader election tasks and observe effective Leader election.
– Among the Distributed computing product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?
– How do we measure improved Distributed computing service perception, and satisfaction?
Computer multitasking Critical Criteria:
Confer re Computer multitasking tasks and define Computer multitasking competency-based leadership.
– What are our needs in relation to Distributed computing skills, labor, equipment, and markets?
– Is the scope of Distributed computing defined?
Christos Papadimitriou Critical Criteria:
Accommodate Christos Papadimitriou tasks and observe effective Christos Papadimitriou.
– What sources do you use to gather information for a Distributed computing study?
– What will drive Distributed computing change?
Software lockout Critical Criteria:
Discuss Software lockout outcomes and define what do we need to start doing with Software lockout.
– How likely is the current Distributed computing plan to come in on schedule or on budget?
– Think of your Distributed computing project. what are the main functions?
Halting problem Critical Criteria:
Generalize Halting problem planning and get answers.
– How will you know that the Distributed computing project has been successful?
– Is a Distributed computing Team Work effort in place?
– What are current Distributed computing Paradigms?
ACM SIGACT News Critical Criteria:
Debate over ACM SIGACT News projects and diversify by understanding risks and leveraging ACM SIGACT News.
– Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Distributed computing activities?
Producer–consumer problem Critical Criteria:
Set goals for Producer–consumer problem results and transcribe Producer–consumer problem as tomorrows backbone for success.
– Why is Distributed computing important for you now?
Gustafson’s law Critical Criteria:
Exchange ideas about Gustafson’s law tactics and define what our big hairy audacious Gustafson’s law goal is.
– What are the disruptive Distributed computing technologies that enable our organization to radically change our business processes?
– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Distributed computing agendas for the next 3 years?
Non-uniform memory access Critical Criteria:
Reorganize Non-uniform memory access leadership and clarify ways to gain access to competitive Non-uniform memory access services.
– Marketing budgets are tighter, consumers are more skeptical, and social media has changed forever the way we talk about Distributed computing. How do we gain traction?
– How will you measure your Distributed computing effectiveness?
Virtual reality Critical Criteria:
Investigate Virtual reality management and point out improvements in Virtual reality.
– Do we aggressively reward and promote the people who have the biggest impact on creating excellent Distributed computing services/products?
– Have you identified your Distributed computing key performance indicators?
Concurrent computing Critical Criteria:
Use past Concurrent computing issues and look at it backwards.
– What may be the consequences for the performance of an organization if all stakeholders are not consulted regarding Distributed computing?
Hagit Attiya Critical Criteria:
Judge Hagit Attiya risks and clarify ways to gain access to competitive Hagit Attiya services.
– what is the best design framework for Distributed computing organization now that, in a post industrial-age if the top-down, command and control model is no longer relevant?
– Will Distributed computing have an impact on current business continuity, disaster recovery processes and/or infrastructure?
– Does the Distributed computing task fit the clients priorities?
Single point of failure Critical Criteria:
Check Single point of failure leadership and ask what if.
– Are accountability and ownership for Distributed computing clearly defined?
– Does our organization need more Distributed computing education?
– Single point of failure / compromise?
Hardware scout Critical Criteria:
Give examples of Hardware scout planning and drive action.
– A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which Distributed computing models, tools and techniques are necessary?
– What about Distributed computing Analysis of results?
Concurrent programming Critical Criteria:
Substantiate Concurrent programming adoptions and devote time assessing Concurrent programming and its risk.
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica Critical Criteria:
Graph Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica failures and spearhead techniques for implementing Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica.
Dining philosophers problem Critical Criteria:
Model after Dining philosophers problem tactics and probe the present value of growth of Dining philosophers problem.
– How do we manage Distributed computing Knowledge Management (KM)?
Karp–Flatt metric Critical Criteria:
Guide Karp–Flatt metric tasks and arbitrate Karp–Flatt metric techniques that enhance teamwork and productivity.
– How do we make it meaningful in connecting Distributed computing with what users do day-to-day?
– Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in Distributed computing?
– Are there Distributed computing problems defined?
Memory coherence Critical Criteria:
Tête-à-tête about Memory coherence adoptions and probe using an integrated framework to make sure Memory coherence is getting what it needs.
– How do we know that any Distributed computing analysis is complete and comprehensive?
– What are all of our Distributed computing domains and what do they do?
– How to Secure Distributed computing?
Critical section Critical Criteria:
Grasp Critical section tasks and frame using storytelling to create more compelling Critical section projects.
– What tools do you use once you have decided on a Distributed computing strategy and more importantly how do you choose?
Prim’s algorithm Critical Criteria:
Own Prim’s algorithm management and get answers.
– Meeting the challenge: are missed Distributed computing opportunities costing us money?
DJP algorithm Critical Criteria:
Transcribe DJP algorithm engagements and spearhead techniques for implementing DJP algorithm.
– How do we Identify specific Distributed computing investment and emerging trends?
Telephone network Critical Criteria:
Probe Telephone network strategies and ask questions.
– What management system can we use to leverage the Distributed computing experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?
Fault-tolerant system Critical Criteria:
Deliberate over Fault-tolerant system strategies and finalize specific methods for Fault-tolerant system acceptance.
Decentralized application Critical Criteria:
Nurse Decentralized application projects and describe which business rules are needed as Decentralized application interface.
– What are your most important goals for the strategic Distributed computing objectives?
– How can you measure Distributed computing in a systematic way?
Grid computing Critical Criteria:
Frame Grid computing adoptions and define what do we need to start doing with Grid computing.
– Why should we adopt a Distributed computing framework?
– What happened to grid computing?
– What is grid computing?
Dijkstra’s algorithm Critical Criteria:
Start Dijkstra’s algorithm strategies and finalize the present value of growth of Dijkstra’s algorithm.
– Does Distributed computing include applications and information with regulatory compliance significance (or other contractual conditions that must be formally complied with) in a new or unique manner for which no approved security requirements, templates or design models exist?
– Who will be responsible for documenting the Distributed computing requirements in detail?
Concurrent algorithm Critical Criteria:
Closely inspect Concurrent algorithm failures and maintain Concurrent algorithm for success.
– How do mission and objectives affect the Distributed computing processes of our organization?
Unified Parallel C Critical Criteria:
Chat re Unified Parallel C goals and inform on and uncover unspoken needs and breakthrough Unified Parallel C results.
Algorithm design Critical Criteria:
Discuss Algorithm design quality and budget for Algorithm design challenges.
– What are the business goals Distributed computing is aiming to achieve?
General-purpose computing on graphics processing units Critical Criteria:
Track General-purpose computing on graphics processing units engagements and integrate design thinking in General-purpose computing on graphics processing units innovation.
– What are the long-term Distributed computing goals?
Uniform memory access Critical Criteria:
Reason over Uniform memory access management and remodel and develop an effective Uniform memory access strategy.
Distributed database management system Critical Criteria:
Grade Distributed database management system leadership and track iterative Distributed database management system results.
– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Distributed computing leaders?
Formal methods Critical Criteria:
Jump start Formal methods decisions and visualize why should people listen to you regarding Formal methods.
– To what extent does management recognize Distributed computing as a tool to increase the results?
– Will Distributed computing deliverables need to be tested and, if so, by whom?
Stream processing Critical Criteria:
Focus on Stream processing engagements and probe using an integrated framework to make sure Stream processing is getting what it needs.
– Have the types of risks that may impact Distributed computing been identified and analyzed?
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To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:
Distributed computing External links:
Distributed Computing – Springer
Gridcoin – Rewarding Scientific Distributed Computing
[DOC]COURSE TITLE: Distributed Computing Systems
MIT Press External links:
Ublish – The MIT Press
Home | MIT Press Journals
MIT Press – Official Site
Inter-process communication External links:
Inter-process Communication – Mill Computing, Inc
Distributed cache External links:
Comments – Distributed Cache account
caching – What is a distributed cache? – Stack Overflow
Disabling the Distributed Cache Service | MPUG
Distributed memory External links:
Distributed Memory – emergent – grey.colorado.edu
Distributed Memory. (Book, 1985) [WorldCat.org]
Adriaan van Wijngaarden External links:
Adriaan van Wijngaarden – The Mathematics Genealogy Project
Fog computing External links:
Products | Crosser Fog Computing Software
Why IoT Needs Fog Computing? – OpenMind
Freewave – 20 year leader in IoT, IIoT, M2M, Fog Computing
Cooperating sequential processes External links:
CiteSeerX — Citation Query Cooperating sequential processes
Cooperating Sequential Processes | SpringerLink
Distributed algorithm External links:
Distributed Algorithms | The MIT Press
Asymmetric multiprocessing External links:
[PDF]Evaluating Asymmetric Multiprocessing for Mobile …
Asymmetric Multiprocessing Real Time Operating …
Boolean circuits External links:
Cyclic Boolean circuits — Experts@Minnesota
Library Oriented Architecture External links:
Library Oriented Architecture – WOW.com
Message Passing Interface External links:
Using Microsoft Message Passing Interface
Message Passing Interface (MPI) | HPC | USC
[PDF]Message Passing Interface Tutorial (Introduction …
POSIX Threads External links:
POSIX Threads Programming Exercise – Rutgers University
C: How do you declare a recursive mutex with POSIX threads?
POSIX Threads Programming – High Performance …
Dataflow architecture External links:
[PDF]Dataflow Architecture – cse.yeditepe.edu.tr
Software crisis External links:
What Is the Definition of Software Crisis? – Quora
Examples of Software Crisis – University of California, Irvine
ERIC – Second Literacy and Software Crisis., Education …
Cache invalidation External links:
Why is cache invalidation considered difficult? – Quora
Cache Invalidation Overview – Google Cloud Platform
Why is cache invalidation considered difficult? – Quora
Goto-less programming External links:
A linguistic contribution to GOTO-less programming
Application programming interface External links:
BEA Data Application Programming Interface (API)
International Symposium on Distributed Computing External links:
International Symposium on DIStributed Computing …
International Symposium on DIStributed Computing (DISC) 2017
Computer multitasking External links:
What Is Computer Multitasking? (with picture) – wiseGEEK
Halting problem External links:
xkcd: Halting Problem
God and the Halting Problem – YouTube
A Simple Explanation of the Halting Problem : thrive by design
ACM SIGACT News External links:
The ACM SIGACT News Distributed Computing Column …
[PDF]ACM SIGACT News Distributed Computing Column 28
Gustafson’s law External links:
Can you explain Amdahl’s Law and Gustafson’s Law? – …
Non-uniform memory access External links:
Non-uniform memory access – YouTube
[PDF]Non-uniform memory access (NUMA) – cc.gatech.edu
Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA): Overview – Petri
Virtual reality External links:
3D Camera | 3D scanning | Virtual Reality – Matterport
Home – Global Virtual Reality Association
Home – Trinus Virtual Reality
Concurrent computing External links:
Skill Pages – Concurrent computing | Dice.com
[PDF]Object-Based Concurrent Computing – Springer
Single point of failure External links:
FreeWay No Single Point of Failure Solution – YouTube
Concurrent programming External links:
Difference between Parallel and Concurrent programming?
Concurrent programming (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
[PDF]Concurrent Programming – benjia.store
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica External links:
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica – Home | Facebook
Memory coherence External links:
Critical section External links:
Critical Section – Home | Facebook
Video 12 Critical Sections Multithreading – YouTube
Prim’s algorithm External links:
[PDF]Node Edges PRIM’S Algorithm for Minimum Spanning …
Telephone network External links:
Telephone Network Interface | eBay
Fault-tolerant system External links:
Testing a Fault-Tolerant System – technet.microsoft.com
Decentralized application External links:
Crypti – Decentralized Application Platform
Grid computing External links:
[PDF]Grid Computing – University of Minnesota Duluth
Grid computing (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
[PPT]Grid Computing – Undergraduate Courses
Dijkstra’s algorithm External links:
Dijkstra’s algorithm – Rosetta Code
Python implementation of Dijkstra’s Algorithm · GitHub
Shortest Path using Dijkstra’s Algorithm – YouTube
Unified Parallel C External links:
Blue Waters User Portal | Unified Parallel C (UPC)
[PDF]Lecture 10: Unified Parallel C – Cornell University
[PDF]CFD on the Cray X1E using Unified Parallel C – gwu.edu
Algorithm design External links:
9780132131087: Algorithm Design – AbeBooks: 0132131080
Algorithm design (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
Algorithm Design by Jon Kleinberg
General-purpose computing on graphics processing units External links:
Talk:General-purpose computing on graphics processing units
Uniform memory access External links:
Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA): Overview – Petri
Non Uniform Memory Access – YouTube
Distributed database management system External links:
[PDF]Distributed Database Management Systems
Distributed Database Management system – YouTube
Formal methods External links:
Formal Methods and Models | Volgenau School of …
Formal Methods – Carnegie Mellon University
NASA Formal Methods Symposium • Home
Stream processing External links:
CiteSeerX — Stream Processing I: A Survey