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Programmer-transparent coordination of recovering concurrent processes: philosophy and rules for efficient implementation

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1 Author(s)
Kim, K.H. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Univ., Irvine, CA, USA

An approach to coordination of cooperating concurrent processes, each capable of error direction and recovery, is presented. Error detection, rollback, and retry in a process are specified by a well-structured language construct called recovery block. Recovery points of processes must be properly coordinated to prevent a disastrous avalanche of process rollbacks. The approach relies on an intelligent processor system (that runs processes) capable of establishing and discarding the recovery points of interacting processes in a well coordinated manner such that a process never makes two consecutive rollbacks without making a retry between the two, and every process rollback becomes a minimum-distance rollback. Following a discussion of the underlying philosophy of the author's approach, basic rules of reducing storage and time overhead in such a processor system are discussed. Examples are drawn from the systems in which processes communicate through monitors

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Software Engineering, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:14 ,  Issue: 6 )

Date of Publication:

Jun 1988

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