Saturday, June 02, 2012

Distributed state machine

A simple tweet by Werner Vogels of Amazon:

" Back to Basic weekend reading: Mattern's paper on vector clocks "Virtual Time and Global States of Distributed Systems" http://wv.ly/JUbKQ7 "

This is exactly why you need a stateful orchestrator when automating distributed business processes.

It is also interesting to see that cosmology and the cloud have something in common.