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Survivability-oriented self-tuning of web systems

Chen, Bihuan; Peng, Xin; Yu, Yijun and Zhao, Wenyun (2011). Survivability-oriented self-tuning of web systems. In: 20th International World Wide Web Conference, 28 March-1 April 2011, Hyderabad, India.

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Running in a highly uncertain and changing environment, Web systems cannot always provide full set of services with optimal quality, especially when the workload is high or failures in sub-systems occur frequently. It is thus desirable to continuously maintain a high satisfaction level of the system value proposition, hereafter survivability assurance, while relaxing/sacrificing certain quality/functional requirements that are not crucial to the survival of the Web systems. In this paper, we propose a requirements-driven self-tuning method for survivability assurance of Web systems. Using a value-based feedback controller plus a requirements-oriented reasoner, our method makes both quality and functional requirements tradeoffs decisions at runtime.

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Copyright Holders: 2011 The Author/Owner(s)
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Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetNational Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 90818009
Keywords: survivability; self-tuning; value; requirements; reasoning
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Centre for Policing Research and Learning (CPRL)
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Item ID: 33839
Depositing User: Danielle Lilly
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2012 14:35
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 14:37
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