With computers becoming embedded as controllers in everything from network servers to the routing of subway schedules to NASA missions, there is a critical need to ensure that systems continue to function even when a component fails. In this book, bestselling author Martin Shooman draws on his expertise in reliability engineering and software engineering to provide a complete and authoritative look at fault tolerant computing. He clearly explains all fundamentals, including how to use redundant elements in system design to ensure the reliability of computer systems and networks.
Market: Systems and Networking Engineers, Computer Programmers, IT Professionals.
A textbook for a professional course for practicing engineers and computer scientists or a graduate college course for students of those and related disciplines. It develops the principles of reliability and availability analysis for computer networks, culminating in an introduction to network design principles. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)