Fault-Tolerant Mobile Agent Execution

  title={Fault-Tolerant Mobile Agent Execution},
  author={Stefan Pleisch and Andr{\'e} Schiper},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Computers},
Mobile agents have attracted considerable interest in recent years. In the context of mobile agents, fault tolerance is crucial to enable the integration of mobile agent technology into today’s business applications. This article identifies two important properties for fault-tolerant mobile agent execution: nonblocking and exactly-once. Nonblocking ensures that the agent execution can proceed despite a single failure of the agent or the machine, for instance. Replication is the generally… CONTINUE READING
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