On the Optimum Checkpoint Interval

@article{Gelenbe1979OnTO,
  title={On the Optimum Checkpoint Interval},
  author={E. Gelenbe},
  journal={J. ACM},
  year={1979},
  volume={26},
  pages={259-270}
}
One of the basic problems related to the efficient and secure operation of a transaction oriented file or database system is the choice of the checkpoint interval In this paper we show that the optimum checkpoint interval (i e the time interval between successive checkpoints which maximizes system avadabihty) is a function of the load of the system We also prove that the total operating time of the system (and not the total real time) between successive checkpoints should be a deterministic… Expand
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