Notification:
We are currently experiencing intermittent issues impacting performance. We apologize for the inconvenience.
By Topic

An integrated approach to fault tolerance

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Elnozahy, E.N. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rice Univ., Houston, TX, USA ; Zwaenepoel, W.

Describes Manetho, an experimental protocol system, whose goal is to explore the extent to which transparent fault tolerance can be added to long-running distributed applications. Transparent techniques are attractive because they can automatically add fault tolerance to existing applications that were written without consideration for reliability. Previous techniques for providing transparent fault-tolerance relied on rollback-recovery. However, rollback recovery is not appropriate for server processes where the lack of service during rollback is intolerable. Furthermore, rollback-recovery assumes that a process can be restarted on any available host. As a result, extended downtime cannot be tolerated for example in file servers, which have to run on the host where the disks reside. Manetho solves these problems with an integrated approach by using process replication for server processes and rollback-recovery for client processes

Published in:

Management of Replicated Data, 1992., Second Workshop on the

Date of Conference:

12-13 Nov 1992