Proactive detection of software aging mechanisms in performance critical computers

@article{Gross2002ProactiveDO,
  title={Proactive detection of software aging mechanisms in performance critical computers},
  author={Kenny C. Gross and Vivek Bhardwaj and Randall L. Bickford},
  journal={27th Annual NASA Goddard/IEEE Software Engineering Workshop, 2002. Proceedings.},
  year={2002},
  pages={17-23}
}
  • K. Gross, V. Bhardwaj, R. Bickford
  • Published 5 December 2002
  • Computer Science
  • 27th Annual NASA Goddard/IEEE Software Engineering Workshop, 2002. Proceedings.
Software aging is a phenomenon, usually caused by resource contention, that can cause mission critical and business critical computer systems to hang, panic, or suffer performance degradation. If the incipience or onset of software aging mechanisms can be reliably detected in advance of performance degradation, corrective actions can be taken to prevent system hangs, or dynamic failover events can be triggered in fault tolerant systems. In the 1990 's the U.S. Dept. of Energy and NASA funded… 

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