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Slead: Low-Memory, Steady Distributed Systems Slicing [chapter]

Francisco Maia, Miguel Matos, Etienne Rivière, Rui Oliveira
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Slicing a large-scale distributed system is the process of autonomously partitioning its nodes into k groups, named slices.  ...  In this paper, we identify steadiness issues where nodes in a slice border constantly exchange slice and large memory requirements for adequate convergence, and provide practical solutions for the two.  ...  Slead In this Section we present Slead, a new distributed slicing protocol that addresses the problems of steadiness and memory consumption found in existing protocols and highlighted in the previous section  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30823-9_1 fatcat:kxxjmejkjvfazjr74qt54dvm4e

Slicing as a Distributed Systems Primitive

F. Maia, M. Matos, R. Oliveira, E. Riviere
2013 2013 Sixth Latin-American Symposium on Dependable Computing  
Slicing is presented as a complete, dependable and integrated distributed systems primitive for large-scale systems.  ...  Large-scale distributed systems appear as the major infrastructures for supporting planet-scale services. These systems call for appropriate management mechanisms and protocols.  ...  DSLEAD: Decaying SLEAD Although successful in reducing steadiness and memory consumption issues from previous approaches, the SLEAD protocol exhibits some frailties.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ladc.2013.21 dblp:conf/ladc/MaiaMOR13 fatcat:lh2drmokpzbfxmohjlqhxd33au

Informal payments for health care in Hungary

PA Gaal
First, although it is not a substantial source of health care financing (less than 5% of total expenditures in 2001), its importance as an incentive comes from its extent and distribution (at least 60%  ...  That is, health services had a larger slice of the shrinking cake.  ...  She argued that it was unevenly distributed among health workers and had too little connection to real performance to serve as a mechanism for complementing low salaries.  ... 
doi:10.17037/pubs.04646519 fatcat:i2tykzs5lbbdths45laymc2dc4