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Distributed fault tolerance: lessons from Delta-4

D. Powell
1994 IEEE Micro  
They are far too numerous to thank individually. but I Lvould like to express my gratitude to them all for their professionalism. their enthusiasm. and the splendid esprit de co@ that reigned \\-ithin  ...  Acknowledgments The Commission of the European Community partial11 supported the Delta-4 project through the ESPIRIT program (Projects 818 and 2252).  ...  Several fully integrated prototypes attest to the feasibility of distributed fault tolerance techniques for heterogeneous, off-the-shelf hardware.  ... 
doi:10.1109/40.259898 fatcat:6435u4ycijetdhzbpguzsybmja

An Off-The-Shelf Scheme For Dependable Grid Systems Using Virtualization

Toshinori Takabatake
2008 Zenodo  
In this paper, an off-the-shelf scheme for dependable grid systems using virtualization techniques is proposed and its implementation is verified.  ...  The proposed approach using the virtualization techniques is to restart an application, e.g., the CA, if it has failed. The system can tolerate a failure or fault if it has occurred in the CA.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The author would like to thank Mr. Satoru Yamamoto, who was a member of the laboratory of the author, for his support on this work.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1071305 fatcat:xfka2mnwynfivovczsrtkvy3aq

A Single-Version Algorithmic Approach to Fault Tolerant Computing Using Static Redundancy

Goutam Kumar Saha
2006 CLEI Electronic Journal  
This low-cost approach is useful to tolerate various malicious code modifications and transient-faults during the run time of a computing application system without incurring any additional cost for extra  ...  The proposed scheme is capable of tolerating various operational faults that might occur during the execution time of an application.  ...  The cost ratio i.e., (Cost of fault-tolerant software / non-fault-tolerant software) is 2.71 and 2.96 for a three-variants NVP and RB schemes respectively.  ... 
doi:10.19153/cleiej.9.2.9 fatcat:d2l6dutf6nhkzn7nnh6mphbh3y


Luís Miguel Pinho, Francisco Vasques
1998 ACM SIGAda Ada Letters  
This paper presents an architecture (Multi-µ) being implemented to study and develop software based fault tolerant mechanisms for Real-Time Systems, using the Ada language (Ada 95) and Commercial Off-The-Shelf  ...  Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components.  ...  Conversely, the software-based replication allows the use of off-the-shelf hardware, decreasing the cost of the system, and at the same time increasing its portability and upgradability.  ... 
doi:10.1145/301687.289532 fatcat:ncqjlsm3mnaqpekk3itzdqtk4q


Luís Miguel Pinho, Francisco Vasques
1998 Proceedings of the 1998 annual ACM SIGAda international conference on Ada - SIGAda '98  
This paper presents an architecture (Multi-µ) being implemented to study and develop software based fault tolerant mechanisms for Real-Time Systems, using the Ada language (Ada 95) and Commercial Off-The-Shelf  ...  Finally, some considerations are made about the work being done and essential future developments. Keywords Ada 95, Real-Time Systems, Software Based Fault Tolerance, Off-The-Shelf Components.  ...  Conversely, the software-based replication allows the use of off-the-shelf hardware, decreasing the cost of the system, and at the same time increasing its portability and upgradability.  ... 
doi:10.1145/289524.289532 dblp:conf/sigada/PinhoV98 fatcat:pyumski7rzbvdh5nqg7o4hmsrm

Page 579 of IEEE Transactions on Computers Vol. 52, Issue 5 [page]

2003 IEEE Transactions on Computers  
number of Use of commodity off-the-shelf (COTS) components in space, on the other hand, implies that faults customers. must be handled in software.  ...  fault-toler- ant architectures for space.  ... 

An Efficient Fault Tolerance Scheme for Preventing Single Event Disruptions in Reconfigurable Architectures

S. Baloch, T. Arslan, A. Stoica
2006 2006 International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications  
savings for critical applications.  ...  We present a unique SEU fault tolerance technique based upon double redundancy with comparison to overcome the overheads associated with the conventional schemes.  ...  Afore said savings make commercially off the shelf available reconfigurable architectures quite suitable for critical application like space application.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fpl.2006.311295 dblp:conf/fpl/BalochAS06 fatcat:xy2fdkwbcrfmpmrd5o3cq4gtw4

Assurance Argument Elements for Off-the-Shelf, Complex Computational Hardware [chapter]

Rob Ashmore, James Sharp
2020 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Consequently, there is a need to identify evidence that would support a compelling assurance argument for the safe use of off-the-shelf, large scale, complex system-on-chip designs.  ...  To date, comparatively little attention has been given to the specialist computational hardware that is used, especially within embedded systems.  ...  This is a specific set of isolated hardware that is dedicated to fault handling [7] . In the case of off-the-shelf hardware, full details of any safety island are unlikely to be available.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-54549-9_17 fatcat:2vpq4z6fzzaqzmp76ad7wv7l6q

Approaches to Software Based Fault Tolerance - A Review

Goutam Kumar Saha
2005 Computer Science Journal of Moldova  
The aim of this paper is to cover past and present approaches to software implemented fault tolerance that rely on both software design diversity and on single but enhanced design.  ...  This paper presents a review work on various approaches to software based fault tolerance.  ...  A problem with the use of off-the-shelf software on dependable systems is that the system developers are not sure if the off-the-shelf components are reliable enough for the application [52] .  ... 
doaj:372c628d0d4148ec8297ac09a277140d fatcat:flvj2teivvfmzn7wfb2fw7rwl4

Page 31 of IEEE Transactions on Computers Vol. 52, Issue 1 [page]

2003 IEEE Transactions on Computers  
Schantz, and Mouna Seri Abstract—Building dependable distributed systems from commercial off-the-shelf components is of growing practical importance.  ...  Its goal is to provide a simple high-level way for applications to specify the level of dependability they desire and the type of faults that should be tolerated.  ... 

On engineering standards based carrier grade platforms

Francis Tam
2007 Proceedings of the 2007 workshop on Engineering fault tolerant systems - EFTS '07  
In this paper, we articulate the needs for following standards, and discuss the impact and the required changes for engineering a standards based carrier grade platform.  ...  The focus is on the introduction of an availability management middleware, in the form of an off-theshelf component, and its impact on the product life cycle.  ...  The project has developed a framework and guidelines for defining dependability benchmarks for off-the-shelf software components.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1316550.1316554 dblp:conf/sigsoft/Tam07 fatcat:lwwhqsddwbfgnhdfxtgn4njkey

Design of a Fault Tolerant Architecture for Private Cloud Computing Infrastructure

Yugashri Joshi, Deepak Sharma, Urvashi Gaur, Vaibhav Kumar, Rajesh Kalmady
2017 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Application: This RAIN based model can be deployed over the existing cloud infrastructure. This storage model can be used by cloud toolkits to provide fault tolerant backend for storage.  ...  Findings: As an alternative to the existing cloud fault-tolerant techniques which use expensive and specialized shared storage system, local server disk pool will be used for storing VM images.  ...  An infrastructure built over off the shelf commodity hardware servers has no supplementary fault tolerant schemes or specialized storage systems.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2017/v10i4/110663 fatcat:6ftericrqndmpjfsdedgc6ma2m

Design Techniques for Streamlined Integration and Fault Tolerance in a Distributed Sensor System for Line-crossing Recognition

Chung-Ching Shen, Roni Kupershtok, Shuvra S. Bhattacharyya, Neil Goldsman
2007 2007 16th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks  
In this paper, we present a streamlined, application-specific approach to incorporating fault tolerance into a TDMA-based distributed sensor system for line-crossing recognition.  ...  We demonstrate the capabilities of our approaches to fault tolerance and transceiver-processor integration through experiments involving a complete prototype wireless sensor network test-bed, and a distributed  ...  In addition, we use a commercial transceiver for wireless communication, and an off-the-shelf acoustic sensor for sensing tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icccn.2007.4318007 dblp:conf/icccn/ShenKBG07 fatcat:yji4dnuynncxnee4wz4xmn36wa

Chameleon: a software infrastructure for adaptive fault tolerance

Z.T. Kalbarczyk, R.K. Iyer, S. Bagchi, K. Whisnant
1999 IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems  
off-the-shelf applications via a software infrastructure only.  ...  Through this testbed environment, we measure the execution overhead and recovery times from failures in the user application, the Chameleon ARMORs, the hardware, and the operating system.  ...  Wang and M. Kalyanakrishnan for their contributions in developing the application and porting the environment to Windows NT.  ... 
doi:10.1109/71.774907 fatcat:y3f7mkvjtbfctmh4kiboeeoucm

Toward systematic design of fault-tolerant systems

A. Avizienis
1997 Computer  
After 30 years of study and practice in fault tolerance, high-confidence computing remains a costly privilege of several critical applications.  ...  Work with my friends in the Computer Society's Technical Committee on Fault-Tolerant Computing and the IFIP Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance has been rewarding and a source  ...  Robertson and David E. Muller were mentors and role models for my academic career.  ... 
doi:10.1109/2.585154 fatcat:z5wsbzr3frf7reeug2ce6kdqqy
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