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What is 2g-precedence?

I am currently reading a couple of papers about event processing. In the context of ordering events, "2g-precedence" is frequently mentioned. I don't know what it is, and I cannot find much ...
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Resetting Vector clocks in distributed systems

I understand that vector clocks are preferred over lamport clocks because sometimes lamport clocks cannot account for the casuality and we use extra space to store the timestamps in the vector clocks. ...
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Processor system synchronization?

Processor has the internal clock which is a multiplier of the main clock which is present on the motherboard which is designed by keeping in mind the critical path and the slowest device on board, ...
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If the CPU lowers its speed to the internal clock speed to receive data from RAM, what do RAM speeds influence?

When talking about ram speeds, is it talking about transfer to the CPU? Does the CPU lower its clock speed to the base system clock or to the RAM speeds? Is this why only some RAM speeds are supported?...
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Understanding leslie lamport's spacetime diagram with tick lines

I am trying to understand tick lines in Fig 2 on Page 2 of "Time, Clocks, and the Ordering of Events in a Distributed System" paper [1]. Below are 2 things which I did not understand What is the ...