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TRUSS: a reliable, scalable server architecture

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9 Author(s)
Gold, B.T. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA ; Jangwoo Kim ; Smolens, J.C. ; Chung, E.S.
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Traditional techniques that mainframes use to increase reliability -special hardware or custom software - are incompatible with commodity server requirements. The Total Reliability Using Scalable Servers (TRUSS) architecture, developed at Carnegie Mellon, aims to bring reliability to commodity servers. TRUSS features a distributed shared-memory (DSM) multiprocessor that incorporates computation and memory storage redundancy to detect and recover from any single point of transient or permanent failure. Because its underlying DSM architecture presents the familiar shared-memory programming model, TRUSS requires no changes to existing applications and only minor modifications to the operating system to support error recovery.

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Micro, IEEE  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 6 )