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8 Fallacies of Distributed Computing
Posted on 21 Apr, 2022
Originally formulated by L. Peter Deutsch & Colleagues at Sun Microsystems in 1994. No 8 was added by James Gosling in 1997
  1. 1.
    The network is reliable
  2. 2.
    Latency is Zero
  3. 3.
    Bandwidth is infinite
  4. 4.
    The network is secure
  5. 5.
    Topology doesn't change
  6. 6.
    There is only 1 administrator
  7. 7.
    Transport costs $0
  8. 8.
    The network is homogeneous
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