Tiered Fault Tolerance for Long-Term Integrity

  title={Tiered Fault Tolerance for Long-Term Integrity},
  author={Byung-Gon Chun and Petros Maniatis and Scott Shenker and John Kubiatowicz},
Fault-tolerant services typically make assumptions about the type and maximum number of faults that they can tolerate while providing their correctness guarantees; when such a fault threshold is violated, correctness is lost. We revisit the notion of fault thresholds in the context of long-term archival storage. We observe that fault thresholds are inevitably violated in longterm services, making traditional fault tolerance inapplicable to the long-term. In this work, we undertake a… CONTINUE READING

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