ECSE 422 Fault Tolerant Computing (3 credits)

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Offered by: Electrical & Computer Engr (Faculty of Engineering)


Electrical Engineering : Introduction to fault-tolerant systems. Fault-tolerance techniques through hardware, software, information and time redundancy. Failure classification, failure semantics, failure masking. Exception handling: detection, recovery, masking and propagation, termination vs. resumption. Reliable storage, reliable communication. Process groups, synchronous and asynchronous group membership and broadcast services. Automatic redundancy management. Case studies.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Muthucumaru Maheswaran (Winter)