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 +====== Fallacies of Distributed Computing ======
  
 +===== Variants and Alternative Names =====
 +
 +
 +===== Context =====
 +/* fill in contexts here: */
 +  * [[contexts:​Architecture]] ​
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 +
 +===== Principle Statement =====
 +
 +> Essentially everyone, when they first build a distributed application,​ makes the following eight assumptions. All prove to be false in the long run and all cause big trouble and painful learning experiences.
 +> 1. The network is reliable
 +> 2. Latency is zero
 +> 3. Bandwidth is infinite
 +> 4. The network is secure
 +> 5. Topology doesn'​t change
 +> 6. There is one administrator
 +> 7. Transport cost is zero
 +> 8. The network is homogeneous((Peter Deutsch: //​[[https://​blogs.oracle.com/​jag/​resource/​Fallacies.html|The Eight Fallacies of Distributed Computing]]//​))
 +
 +So a design is bad if one these aspects is neglected.
 +
 +===== Description =====
 +
 +
 +===== Rationale =====
 +
 +
 +===== Strategies =====
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 +
 +===== Caveats =====
 +
 +See section [[#contrary principles]].
 +
 +
 +===== Origin =====
 +
 +Peter Deutsch: //​[[https://​blogs.oracle.com/​jag/​resource/​Fallacies.html|The Eight Fallacies of Distributed Computing]]//​
 +
 +===== Evidence =====
 +/* Comment out what is not applicable and explain the rest: */
 +
 +/*  * [[wiki:​Proposed]]*/​
 +/*  * [[wiki:​Examined]]*/​
 +
 +  * [[wiki:​Accepted]]
 +
 +/*  * [[wiki:​Questioned]]*/​
 +
 +
 +===== Relations to Other Principles =====
 +
 +==== Generalizations ====
 +
 +  * [[Law of Leaky Abstractions]]:​ Essentially the eight fallacies are abstraction leaks. ​
 +
 +==== Specializations ====
 +
 +==== Contrary Principles ====
 +
 +==== Complementary Principles ====
 +
 +==== Principle Collections ====
 +
 +
 +===== Examples =====
 +
 +
 +===== Description Status =====
 +/* Choose one of the following and comment out the rest: */
 +[[wiki:​Stub]]
 +/​*[[wiki:​Incomplete]]*/​
 +/​*[[wiki:​Complete]]*/​
 +
 +===== Further Reading =====
 +
 +  * [[wp>​Fallacies of Distributed Computing]]
 +  * [[wiki>​EightFallaciesOfDistributedComputing]]
 +  * Peter Deutsch: //​[[https://​blogs.oracle.com/​jag/​resource/​Fallacies.html|The Eight Fallacies of Distributed Computing]]//​
 +  * Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz:​ //​[[http://​www.rgoarchitects.com/​Files/​fallacies.pdf|Fallacies of Distributed Computing Explained]]//​
 +
 +===== Discussion =====
 +
 +Discuss this wiki article and the principle on the corresponding [[talk:​principles:​Fallacies Of Distributed Computing|talk page]].
principles/fallacies_of_distributed_computing.txt · Last modified: 2013-08-02 16:31 by christian