Open Systems Dependability: Dependability Engineering for Ever-Changing Systems, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Open Systems Dependability

Dependability Engineering for Ever-Changing Systems, 1st Edition

Edited by Mario Tokoro

CRC Press

192 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429101526
pub: 2012-10-12
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Description

This book describes how to achieve dependability in information systems. The author first proposes viewing systems as open systems instead of closed systems and presents Open Systems Dependability as a property for a system that has the ability to provide optimal services, minimize damage when stoppages occur, resume services quickly, and achieve a

Table of Contents

Introduction. Open Systems Dependability. Achieving Open Systems Dependability. Consensus Building and Accountability Achievement in DEOS Process. Tools for Consensus Building and Accountability Achievement Support. Runtime Environment for DEOS Process and Architecture. Flexible Failure Management with Scripting. Tools for DEOS Programming Development. Toward an Open Systems Dependability Evaluation Framework. Concluding Remarks. Appendix. A.1. Cases of Recent Failures. A.2. Factors in Open Systems Failures. A.3. Related International Standards with Organizations. A.4. Glossary.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM051230
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General
COM059000
COMPUTERS / Computer Engineering
TEC032000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Quality Control