We are currently experiencing intermittent issues impacting performance. We apologize for the inconvenience.
By Topic

A Study of Software Failures and Recovery in the MVS Operating System

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

2 Author(s)
Velaardi, P. ; Center for Reliable Computing, Computer Systems Laboratory, Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Stanford University ; Iyer, R.K.

This paper describes an analysis of system detected software errors on the MVS operating system at the Center for Information Technology (CIT), Stanford University. The analysis procedure demonstrates a methodology by which systems with automatic recovery features can be evaluated. Most common error categories are determined and related to the program in execution at the time of the error. The severity of the error is measured by evaluating the criticality of the program for continued system operation. The system recovery and error correction features are then analyzed and an estimate of the system fault tolerance to errors of different levels of severity is made.

Published in:

Computers, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:C-33 ,  Issue: 6 )