Here is a high-level listing of the topics we will try to cover this semester. Recommended readings are still being updated. Ken's book covers a lot of these topics, but in a different order and with a slightly different emphasis (he's revising it but the new edition won't be out for a while)
No class Oct 11-Oct 14 (fall break)
** [11/26/08] Ask the ObjectMaster: Special session on application design with live objects for HW3
No class Nov 27-30 (Thanksgiving break)
Project demo day: December 8
[B05] Ken Birman., Reliable Distributed Systems. Springer-Verlag, (May 2005).
[M07] Maelstrom: Transparent Error Correction for Lambda Networks. Mahesh Balakrishnan, Tudor Marian, Ken Birman, Hakim Weatherspoon, Einar Vollset. USENIX Symposium on Networked System Design and Implementation (NSDI 08). April 2008.
[R08] Ricochet: Lateral Error Correction for Time-Critical Multicast. Mahesh Balakrishnan, Ken Birman, Amar Phanishayee, and Stefan Pleisch. To Appear in Proceedings of the 4th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design & Implementation (NSDI 07). Cambridge, MA. April 2007.
[S5] Credence: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/People/egs/credence/
[S6] SCRIBE: A large-scale and decentralised application-level multicast infrastructure. M. Castro, P. Druschel, A-M. Kermarrec and A. Rowstron, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) (Special issue on Network Support for Multicast Communications). 2002
[TM] T-Man: Fast Gossip-based Construction of Large-Scale Overlay Topologies. Mark Jelasity, Ozalp Babaoglu. Technical Report UBLCS-2004-7, May 2004.
[GRY] Gryphon: An information flow based approach to message brokering. Robert Strom, Guruduth Banavar, Tushar Ch, Marc Kaplan, Kevan Miller, Bodhi Mukherjee, Daniel Sturman, Michael Ward. International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering 1998.
[SIE] (Too) many papers are available at http://serl.cs.colorado.edu/~serl/dot/siena.html
[PST] Storage management and caching in PAST, a large-scale, persistent peer-to-peer storage utility. Ant Rowstron and Peter Druschel. 18th SOSP, Banff, Alberta, Canada , 2001.
[CFS] Wide-area cooperative storage with CFS. Frank Dabek, Frans Kaashoek, David Karger, Robert Morris, Ion Stoica. 18th SOSP, Banff, Alberta, Canada , 2001.
[TAN] Tangler home page has several papers: http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/tangler/
[BG] BAR Gossip. Harry C. Li, Allen Clement, Edmund L. Wong, Jeff Napper, Indrajit Roy, Lorenzo Alvisi, Michael Dahlin. OSDI 2006.
[ZY08] Zyzzyva: Speculative Byzantine Fault Tolerance. R. Kotla, A. Clement, E. Wong, L. Alvisi, M. Dahlin. Comm. of the ACM. 51:11 (Nov. 2008), 86-95. Revised from a version that appeared in SOSP 2007 (Oct. 2007).
(more coming soon)