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
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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE