What Are the Key Paradigms in the Integration of Timeliness and Availability ?
We address this issue in the context of distributed responsive systems. Their key goal is to provide users with services that are responsive, that is, are timely and fault-tolerant under specified load and failure hypotheses. A user might in its turn provide services to other users, so there can be a complex depends-upon relation between services situated at different levels of abstraction.
KeywordsService Request Static Schedule Competitive Factor Membership Service Atomic Broadcast
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