An Investigation into Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) Features for Massively Parallel Processor Systems

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A study has been completed into the RAS features necessary for Massively Parallel Processor (MPP) systems. As part of this research, a use case model was built of how RAS features would be employed in an operational MPP system. Use cases are an effective way to specify requirements so that all involved parties can easily understand them. This technique is in contrast to laundry lists of requirements that are subject to misunderstanding as they are without context. As documented in the use case model, the study included a look at incorporating system software and end-user applications, as well as hardware, ... continued below

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KELLY, SUZANNE M. & OGDEN, JEFFREY BRANDON October 1, 2002.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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A study has been completed into the RAS features necessary for Massively Parallel Processor (MPP) systems. As part of this research, a use case model was built of how RAS features would be employed in an operational MPP system. Use cases are an effective way to specify requirements so that all involved parties can easily understand them. This technique is in contrast to laundry lists of requirements that are subject to misunderstanding as they are without context. As documented in the use case model, the study included a look at incorporating system software and end-user applications, as well as hardware, into the RAS system.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Oct 2002

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  • Report No.: SAND2002-3164
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/805832 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 805832
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc736908

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KELLY, SUZANNE M. & OGDEN, JEFFREY BRANDON. An Investigation into Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) Features for Massively Parallel Processor Systems, report, October 1, 2002; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc736908/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.