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Reliable Distributed Systems, IEEE Symposium on (1996)
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
Oct. 23, 1996 to Oct. 25, 1996
ISSN: 1060-9857
ISBN: 0-8186-7481-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Referees (PDF)

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Session 1: Novel Architectures: Session Chair: K. Kim

Specialized N-modular redundant processors in large-scale distributed systems (Abstract)

I-Ling Yen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 12

Dynamic fault tolerance in DCMA-a dynamically configurable multicomputer architecture (Abstract)

H. Kuefner , Dept. of Comput. Sci., FernUniversitaet Hagen, Germany
H. Baehring , Dept. of Comput. Sci., FernUniversitaet Hagen, Germany
pp. 22
Session 2: Evaluation & Testing: Session Chair: K. Mori

Analysis of a multistage interconnection network using binary decision diagrams (BDD) (Abstract)

J.B. Dugan , Nat. Semicond. Corp., Arlington, TX, USA
Jian Chiu , Nat. Semicond. Corp., Arlington, TX, USA
pp. 34

Analyzing dynamic voting using Petri nets (Abstract)

Ing-Ray Chen , Inst. of Inf. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
Ding-Chau Wang , Inst. of Inf. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
pp. 44
Session 3: Checkpointing and Stable Storage: Session Chair: E.N. Elnozahy

Minimizing timestamp size for completely asynchronous optimistic recovery with minimal rollback (Abstract)

S.W. Smith , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
D.B. Johnson , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
pp. 66

Improving the performance of coordinated checkpointers on networks of workstations using RAID techniques (Abstract)

J.S. Plank , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tennessee Univ., Chattanooga, TN, USA
pp. 76

Implementation and performance of a stable-storage service in Unix (Abstract)

F. Cristian , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Y.S. Hyun , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
S. Mishra , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
pp. 86
Session 4: Diagnosis: Session Chair: M. Dal Cin

Ongoing fault diagnosis (Abstract)

W. Hurwood , Dept. of Math., Yale Univ., New Haven, CT, USA
pp. 108

Diagnosing crosstalk-faulty switches in photonic networks (Abstract)

Chunming Qiao , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 118
Session 5: Group Communication: Session Chair: C. Kintala

Strong and weak virtual synchrony in Horus (Abstract)

R. Friedman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
R. van Renesse , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
pp. 140

The design of a CORBA group communication service (Abstract)

P. Felber , Dept. d'Inf., Ecole Polytech. Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
B. Garbinato , Dept. d'Inf., Ecole Polytech. Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
R. Guerraoui , Dept. d'Inf., Ecole Polytech. Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 150
Panel: Industry Perspective on Reliable Distributed Systems: Organizer and Moderator: Rick Harper:Panelists: Ram Chillarege, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Paul Green, Stratus Computer, Inc., Yennun H

Observations from 16 years at a fault-tolerant computer company (Abstract)

P.A. Green Jr. , Stratus Computer Inc., Marlborough, MA, USA
pp. 162

Developing reliable applications on cluster systems (PDF)

Yennun Huang , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
pp. 165
Session 6: Replication Issues: Session Chair: M. Lyu

Locating more corruptions in a replicated file (Abstract)

Ada Waichee Fu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
Sin-Cheung Chan , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
pp. 168

Primary copy method and its modifications for database replication in distributed mobile computing environment (Abstract)

M. Faiz , Dept. of Comput. Technol., Monash Univ., Clayton, Vic., Australia
A. Rasheed , Dept. of Comput. Technol., Monash Univ., Clayton, Vic., Australia
S. Lai , Dept. of Comput. Technol., Monash Univ., Clayton, Vic., Australia
B. Srinivasan , Dept. of Comput. Technol., Monash Univ., Clayton, Vic., Australia
A. Zaslavsky , Dept. of Comput. Technol., Monash Univ., Clayton, Vic., Australia
pp. 178

A fault-tolerant CORBA name server (Abstract)

S. Maffeis , Olsen & Associates, Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 188
Session 7: Time Constraints: Session Chair: J. Tang

Fail-aware failure detectors (Abstract)

C. Fetzer , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
M. Cristian , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
pp. 200

A causal message ordering scheme for distributed embedded real-time systems (Abstract)

K.M. Zuberi , Real-Time Comput. Lab., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
K.G. Shin , Real-Time Comput. Lab., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA
pp. 210

A proposal for ensuring high availability of distributed multimedia applications (Abstract)

V. Issarny , Thomson Multimedia, IRISA, Rennes, France
I. Puaut , Thomson Multimedia, IRISA, Rennes, France
M. Billot , Thomson Multimedia, IRISA, Rennes, France
M. Banatre , Thomson Multimedia, IRISA, Rennes, France
pp. 220

Author Index (PDF)

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