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pages 5-8 (only first two paragraphs of page 8), pages 13-Section 8 and Section 10


  1. What effect does communication failure have on logical clocks?
  2. Let there be two groups of processes in a distributed system, each with its own leader. We are told that processes in different groups can communicate with each other only through their leaders. How can this feature be exploited in constructing vector clocks?

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