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This page contains useful web links, and other documentation and reference material related to CS 337/437. Some of this material is provided by other web sites and may change, so please tell us if you notice a problem with these links or they do not seem useful to you.
General Distributed Systems
Guide to Reliable Distributed Systems
Kenneth P. Birman 2012
Springer web page.
This is a recommended book for many of the topics covered in lecture.
Impossibility of Consensus
Fischer, Lynch and Paterson 1985
PDF file
Here is the original paper that proves the impossibility of consensus in asynchronous networks


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