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Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum (src_forum@alionscience.com )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998

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Posted by: Clay Davis
Date posted: Fri Mar 10 13:53:16 US/Eastern 2000
Subject: System Availability
Message:
Can anyone tell me of any good reference material on how to design and calculate availability (esp for a computer server)? Thank you.


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Subject: Computer Server Availability
Reply Posted by: Bruce Dudley (bdudley@alionscience.com )
Organization: Reliability Analysis Center
Date Posted: Tue Mar 14 14:46:47 US/Eastern 2000
Message:
A detailed source of information on system design for computers is contained in a book that was written by Daniel Siewiorek and Robert Swarz. This book is: The Theory and Practice Of Reliable System Design, published by Digital Press in 1982. For general availabilty information, I would suggest reviewing sections 5.7,7.7 and 10.7 in MIL-HDBK-338, Electronic Relaibility Design Handbook, 1998.


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