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Distributed Computing in Java 9 by Raja Malleswara Rao Pattamsetti

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Writing a distributed application on AWS

Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF) is a workflow service offering that supports building, running, and scaling asynchronous jobs that have parallel or sequential steps as part of their process executions. Amazon SWF can be considered a completely managed state tracker and task coordinator for cloud applications.

An important offering of Amazon SWF for distributed applications is that it enables applications to run as numerous processes, which could be distributed between the number of systems, including Amazon EC2 instances, client computers, and private data centers, that might have different operating systems on each machine. As an example, we can deploy a workflow worker on an Amazon EC2 platform, ...

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