A Note on Optimal Checkpoint Sequence Taking Account of Preventive Maintenance

Masanori ODAGIRI  Naoto KAIO  Shunji OSAKI  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E77-A   No.1   pp.244-246
Publication Date: 1994/01/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Reliability)
Category: Maintainability
checkpoint,  preventive maintenance,  optimization,  checkpointing density,  

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Checkpointing is one of the most powerful tools to operate a computer system with high reliability. We should execute the optimal checkpointing in some sense. This note shows the optimal checkpoint sequence minimizing the expected loss, Numerical examples are shown for illustration.