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A Product Family Approach to Graceful Degradation

  • William Nace
  • Philip Koopman
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Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 61)

Abstract

Design of gracefully degrading systems, where functionality is gradually reduced in the face of faults, has traditionally been a very difficult and error prone task. General approaches to graceful degradation are typically limited to re-implementation of the system for a number of pre-designated fallback configurations. We describe an architecture-based approach to gracefully degrading systems based upon Product Family Architectures (PFAs) combined with automatic reconfiguration.

Keywords

Embed System Product Family Common Object Request Broker Architecture Repair Part Graceful Degradation 
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  • William Nace
  • Philip Koopman

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