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

A fault-tolerant architectural approach for dependable systems

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

3 Author(s)
de Lemos, Rogerio ; Comput. Lab., Kent Univ., Canterbury, UK ; de Castro Guerra, P.A. ; Rubira, C.M.F.

A system's structure enables it to generate its intended behavior from its components' behavior. A well-structured system simplifies relationships among components, which can increase dependability. With software systems, the architecture is an abstraction of the structure. Architectural reasoning about dependability has become increasingly important because emerging applications are increasingly complex. We've developed an architectural approach for effectively representing and analyzing fault-tolerant software systems. The proposed solution relies on exception handling to tolerate faults associated with component and connector failures, architectural mismatches, and configuration faults. Our approach, a specialization of the peer-to-peer architectural style, hides inside the architectural elements the complexities of exception handling and propagation. Our goal is to improve a system's overall reliability and availability by making it tolerant of nonmalicious faults.

Published in:

Software, IEEE  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

March-April 2006

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.