Fault Tolerance - Fault Tolerance Fault tolerance is the...

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Fault Tolerance: Fault tolerance is the ability of a system to continue functioning when part of the system fails. Normally, fault tolerance is used in describing disk subsystems, but it can also apply to other parts of the system or the entire system. Fully fault-tolerant systems use redundant disk controllers and power supplies as well as fault-tolerant disk subsystems. You can also use an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to safeguard against local power failure. Although the data is always available in a fault-tolerant system, you still need to make backups that are stored offsite to protect the data against disasters such as a fire. Network Redundancy Service interruptions on a network are not always the result of a computer or drive failure. Sometimes the network itself is to blame. For this reason, many larger internetworks are
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  • Fall '09
  • Prof.DaronAcemoglu
  • Computer network, Local area network, Uninterruptible power supply, fault tolerance, Fault-tolerant system, Fault-tolerant design

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