Accession Number:

ADA439598

Title:

Task Feasibility Analysis and Dynamic Voltage Scaling in Fault-Tolerant Real-Time Embedded Systems

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DUKE UNIV DURHAM NC DEPT OF ELECTRICALAND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2004-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

We investigate dynamic voltage scaling DVS in realtime embedded systems that use checkpointing for fault tolerance. We present feasibility-of-scheduling tests for checkpointing schemes for a constant processor speed as well as for variable processor speeds. DVS is then carried out on the basis of the feasibility analysis. We incorporate practical issues such as faults during checkpointing and state restoration, rollback recovery time, memory access time and energy, and DVS overhead. Simulation results are presented for real-life checkpointing data and embedded processors.

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research
  • Computer Systems
  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE