Theory and practice in distributed systems

  • Danny Dolev
Invited Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 972)


Various protocols used in practical distributed systems that circumvent theoretical impossibility results have been presented. We have described similar issues that arise when one compares practical solutions to real distributed systems. Topics of interest for future research have been discussed.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Danny Dolev
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  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceHebrew UniversityGivat Ram, JerusalemIsrael

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