Customer Oriented Dependability Analysis for Relational Database Management Systems

  • Panagiotis Tsopelas
  • John Violentis
  • Agapios Platis
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Permanent communication with Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) is an important factor for every enterprise. Information of a database server must be available to the authorized users of a Network in real time. The debility of accessing the data during a communication interruption may result to the decrease of the productivity or the amplification of customer’s dissatisfaction inside an enterprise. There are five possible reasons where the users of a network cannot access the database server data:
  1. Communication between server and client has been lost, although both machines are in an operational state.

  2. Database server is in a non-operational state.

  3. Client workstation is in a non-operational state.

  4. A severe database service has been stopped due to software or hardware problems.

  5. Connection to port where the database server listen packets is impossible.



Database Server Server Failure Internet Service Provider Structure Query Language Relational Database Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Panagiotis Tsopelas
    • 1
  • John Violentis
    • 1
  • Agapios Platis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information and Communication Systems EngineeringUniversity of the AegeanKarlovassi — SamosGreece

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