Accession Number : ADA266298


Title :   Consistent Failure Reporting in Reliable Communication Systems


Descriptive Note : Special technical rept.


Corporate Author : CORNELL UNIV ITHACA NY DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE


Personal Author(s) : Birman, Kenneth P ; Glade, Bradford B


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a266298.pdf


Report Date : May 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 19


Abstract : The difficulty of developing reliable distributed software is an impediment to applying distributed computing technology in many settings. This paper reviews some common platforms for distributed software development and argues that inconsistent failure reporting in communication mechanisms represents a significant obstacle to reliability.


Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAMS , *COMPUTERS , REAL TIME , FAILURE(ELECTRONICS) , RELIABILITY , DISTRIBUTION


Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE