[p2p-hackers] Tolerance vs resilience to fault

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Tue Aug 18 10:28:24 EDT 2009


Hi,

Anh Dinh <T.T.Dinh at cs.bham.ac.uk> writes:

> Given a fault, what are the differences of a (P2P) system being tolerant 
> of that fault and being resilient to that fault.

The paper "Basic Concepts and Taxonomy of Dependable and Secure
Computing" [0] (which is widely referred to in the "dependable
computing" community) considers "resilience" and "fault tolerance" as
synonyms.

Thanks,
Ludo'.

[0] http://www.cs.umass.edu/~ransford/srg/papers/avizienis--dependable-secure.pdf



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