PVM: Parallel Virtual Machine
by Al Geist, at al.
Publisher: The MIT Press 1994
Number of pages: 299
Written by the team that developed the software, this tutorial is the definitive resource for scientists, engineers, and other computer users who want to use PVM to increase the flexibility and power of their high-performance computing resources. PVM introduces distributed computing, discusses where and how to get the PVM software, provides an overview of PVM and a tutorial on setting up and running existing programs, and introduces basic programming techniques including putting PVM in existing code.
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by Norm Matloff - University of California, Davis
This book is aimed more on the practical end of things, real code is featured throughout. The emphasis is on clarity of the techniques and languages used. It is assumed that the student is reasonably adept in programming and linear algebra.
by Sergio Barbarossa, Stefania Sardellitti, Paolo Di Lorenzo - arXiv
We consider the problems of distributed detection and estimation in wireless sensor networks. We provide a general framework aimed to show how an efficient design of a sensor network requires a joint organization of in-network communication.
by Nicholas Carriero, David Gelernter - MIT Press
In the near future every programmer will need to understand parallelism, a powerful way to run programs fast. The authors of this straightforward tutorial provide the instruction that will transform ordinary programmers into parallel programmers.
by Mikito Takada - mixu.net
This text provides a more accessible introduction to distributed systems. The book brings together the ideas behind many of the more recent distributed systems - such as Amazon's Dynamo, Google's BigTable and MapReduce, Apache's Hadoop and so on.