By Topic

Analytically modeling a fault-tolerant messaging protocol

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

1 Author(s)
Grossman, J.P. ; Configuresoft Inc., Woodland Park, CO, USA

We present a simple analytical model for communication over a discarding network using a fault-tolerant messaging protocol. Our technique is an improvement over existing methods in that it accurately models both packet retransmission and the multiple types of packets exchanged between sender and receiver in order to guarantee message delivery and idempotence. The model can be applied to any network and routing strategy; we consider both circuit switching and wormhole routing on three different network topologies. In all cases, the model agrees closely with simulated results.

Published in:

Computers, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:53 ,  Issue: 7 )