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

Load balancing schemes for high-throughput distributed fault-tolerant servers

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)
Friedman, R. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA ; Mosse, D.

Clusters of workstations, connected by a fast network, are emerging as a viable architecture for building high-throughput fault-tolerant servers. This type of architecture is more scalable and more cost-effective than a tightly coupled multiprocessor and may achieve as good a throughput. We explore several combinations of fault tolerance (FT) and load-balancing (LB) schemes, and compare their impact on the maximum throughput achievable by the system, and on its survivability. In particular, we show that the FT scheme has an effect on the throughput of the system, while the LB scheme affects the ability of the system to override failures. We study the scalability of the different schemes under different loads and failure conditions. Our simulations take into consideration the overhead of each scheme, the network contention, and the resource loads

Published in:

Reliable Distributed Systems, 1997. Proceedings., The Sixteenth Symposium on

Date of Conference:

22-24 Oct 1997

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.