I’m often asked how to get started with Distributed Systems, so this post documents my path and some of the resources I found most helpful. It is by no means meant to be an exhaustive list.
It is worth noting that I am not classically trained in Distributed Systems. I am mostly self taught via independent study and on the job experience. I do have a B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell, but focused mostly on graphics and security in my specialization classes. My love of Distributed Systems and education in it came once I entered industry. The moral of this story is that understanding distributed systems doesn’t require academic intervention to learn and excel at.
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