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Internet Computing

Principles of Distributed Systems and Emerging Internet-Based Technologies

Authors: Sunyaev, Ali

  • Introduces students and young professionals to the fundamentals of contemporary, emerging and future technologies and services in Internet computing
  • Addresses essential concepts, contemporary paradigms, and novel and emerging technologies alike
  • Complemented by extensive teaching material, including short examples, chapter summaries, recommendations for further reading, and questions for checking students’ learning progress
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-34957-8
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About this Textbook

This book introduces the reader to the fundamentals of contemporary, emerging and future technologies and services in Internet computing. It covers essential concepts such as distributed systems architectures and web technologies, contemporary paradigms such as cloud computing and the Internet of things, and emerging technologies like distributed ledger technologies and fog computing. The book also highlights the interconnection and recombination of these Internet-based technologies, which together form a critical information infrastructure with major impacts on individuals, organizations, governments, economies, and society as a whole.
Intended as a textbook for upper undergraduate and graduate classes, it features a wealth of examples, learning goals and summaries for every chapter, numerous recommendations for further reading, and questions for checking students’ comprehension. A dedicated author website offers additional teaching material and more elaborate examples. Accordingly, the book enables students and young professionals in IT-related fields to familiarize themselves with the Internet’s basic mechanisms, and with the most promising Internet-based technologies of our time. 

About the authors

Ali Sunyaev is Director of the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) and a Professor of Computer Science at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). His research interests are reliable and purposeful software and information systems within the scope of critical infrastructures, cloud computing services, distributed ledger technology / blockchain, information security solutions, auditing/certification of IT, and innovative health IT applications. His research work also accounts for the multifaceted use contexts of digital technologies with research on human behavior affecting IT applications and vice versa. 

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: March 3, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-34957-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $79.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: February 4, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-34956-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Internet Computing
Book Subtitle
Principles of Distributed Systems and Emerging Internet-Based Technologies
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-34957-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-34957-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-34956-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 411
Number of Illustrations
94 b/w illustrations
Topics