Optimization criteria for checkpoint placement

C. M. Krishna, Yann Hang Lee, Kang G. Shin

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Mean response time and availability as optimization criteria for checkpoint placement are better replaced by workable formulas that calculate the ratio between the marginal gain accrued to users who experience system failure and the (presumably slight) loss suffered on average by all users.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1008-1012
Number of pages5
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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