Porter, B and Coulson, G (2005) A generic approach to dependability in overlay networks. In: On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systsems 2005: OTM 2005 Workshops, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 18-19. ISBN 3-540-29739-1Full text not available from this repository.
Overlay networks are virtual communication structures that are logically “laid over” underlying hosting networks such as the Internet. They are implemented by deploying application-level topology maintenance and routing functionality at strategic places in the hosting network [1,2]. In terms of dependability, most overlays offer proprietary “self-repair” functionality to recover from situations in which their nodes crash or are unexpectedly deleted. This functionality is typically orthogonal to the purpose of the overlay, and a systematic and complete approach to dependability is rarely taken because it is not the focus of the work. We therefore propose to offer dependability as a service to any overlay.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||08 Mar 2012 14:13|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 23:14|
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