30. Deployment of Distributed Systems
THIS CHAPTER EXPLAINS how the Distributed System Designer (DSD) tools provided with Visual Studio Team Edition for Architects allow you to model the deployment of a Web service-based distributed system into a variety of different datacenters. We start by explaining why advances in computer hardware have made distributed systems so important to developers working with Microsoft technology and how the System Definition Model (SDM) helps you describe them. We then introduce each DSD tool in turn and take you through the process of creating the diagrams that allow you to model the deployment of your application.
Distributed System Architecture
A succession of technological advances have allowed each generation ...