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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2005 vol. 9)
ISSN: 1089-7801
pp: 17-27
Yufei Pan , Rutgers University
Liviu Iftode , Rutgers University
Pascal Gallard , IRISA/INRIA
Stephen Smaldone , Rutgers University
Florin Sultan , Rutgers University
Iulian Neamtiu , University of Maryland, College Park
Aniruddha Bohra , Rutgers University
ABSTRACT
Current Internet service architectures lack support for salvaging stateful client sessions when the underlying operating system fails due to hangs, crashes, deadlocks, or panics. The Backdoors (BD) system is designed to detect such failures and recover service sessions in clusters of Internet servers by extracting lightweight state associated with client service sessions from server memory. The BD architecture combines hardware and software mechanisms to enable accurate monitoring and remote healing actions, even in the presence of failures that render a system unavailable.
INDEX TERMS
Recovery, dependability, remote healing, service session state
CITATION
Yufei Pan, Liviu Iftode, Pascal Gallard, Stephen Smaldone, Florin Sultan, Iulian Neamtiu, Aniruddha Bohra, "Recovering Internet Service Sessions from Operating System Failures", IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 9, no. , pp. 17-27, March/April 2005, doi:10.1109/MIC.2005.45
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