What Are the Key Paradigms in the Integration of Timeliness and Availability ?

  • F. Cristian
Conference paper
Part of the Dependable Computing and Fault-Tolerant Systems book series (DEPENDABLECOMP, volume 7)


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.


Service Request Static Schedule Competitive Factor Membership Service Atomic Broadcast 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Cristian
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  1. 1.Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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