Issue No. 03 - May (1995 vol. 12)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/52.382182
In many distributed computing environments, failures are reported in a way that violates even the simplest notions of consistency. The authors argue that such practices are at the root of reliability problems, examine several distributed computing technologies in terms of their consistency, and present strategies for implementing consistent failure reporting.
K. P. Birman and B. B. Glade, "Reliability Through Consistency," in IEEE Software, vol. 12, no. , pp. 29-41, 1995.