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Title: Modeling and Analyzing the Impact of Software Fault Tolerance Techniques on the Reliability of Component-based Systems
Authors: Pham, Thanh-Trung
Defago, Xavier
Keywords: component-based reliability prediction
software fault tolerance techniques
error detection
execution models
Issue Date: 2013-01-25
Publisher: 北陸先端科学技術大学院大学情報科学研究科
Magazine name: Research report (School of Information Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Volume: IS-RR-2013-003
Start page: 1
End page: 12
Abstract: Reliability is one of the most important quality attributes of a software system. One way to improve the reliability of a software system is to use software fault tolerance techniques. However, existing reliability prediction approaches for component-based systems either do not allow modeling software fault tolerance techniques or do not support defining explicitly reliability-relevant behavioral aspects of software fault tolerance techniques. This limits the ability to apply the approaches in different application contexts. In this paper, we extend the core model of a recent component-based reliability prediction approach to take into consideration software fault tolerance techniques and analyze their impact on the overall reliability of component-based systems. We demonstrate the applicability of our approach by modeling the reliability of the reporting service of a document exchange server and conducting reliability predictions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10119/12084
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