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A Reconsideration of the Recovery Block Scheme

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Pete Lee



The recovery block scheme has been introduced as a method of providing fault-tolerance at the software level in a computing system. From the widespread interest that has been expressed in the scheme there appears to be a standard set of questions which are posed about its implementation and utility. This paper presents a brief overview of the recovery block scheme and then examines in detail the issues taht these questions raise.

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Author(s): Lee PA

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Computing Laboratory Technical Report Series

Year: 1978

Pages: 19

Print publication date: 01/01/1978

Source Publication Date: January 1978

Report Number: 119

Institution: Computing Laboratory, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Place Published: Newcastle upon Tyne