Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

Per-user checkpointing for mobility database failure restoration

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)
Yi-Bing Lin ; Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan

This paper studies the failure restoration of mobility database for Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS). We consider a per-user checkpointing approach for the home location register (HLR) database. In this approach, individual HLR records are saved into a backup database from time to time. When a failure occurs, the backup record is restored back to the mobility database. We first describe a commonly used basic checkpoint algorithm. Then, we propose a new checkpoint algorithm. An analytic model is developed to compare these two algorithms in terms of the checkpoint cost and the probability that an HLR backup record is obsolete. This analytic model is validated against simulation experiments. Numerical examples indicate that our new algorithm may significantly outperform the basic algorithm in terms of both performance measures.

Published in:

Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:4 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

March-April 2005

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.