Issue No. 08 - August (2008 vol. 9)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MDSO.2008.22
Vadim Drabkin , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Roy Friedman , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Gabriel Kliot , Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
This paper discusses the dangers of relying solely on TCP reliability when implementing dependable computing systems, even when those systems are designed to work over a LAN environment. The discussion includes a real-life example from our recent experiences in developing such a system.
TCP/IP, dependable systems, reliable delivery
G. Kliot, V. Drabkin and R. Friedman, "On the (Un)Reliability of TCP Connections: The Return of the End-to-End Argument," in IEEE Distributed Systems Online, vol. 9, no. , pp. 2, 2008.