2nd Edition

Open Systems Dependability
Dependability Engineering for Ever-Changing Systems, Second Edition




ISBN 9781498736282
Published June 16, 2015 by CRC Press
288 Pages 126 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The book describes a fundamentally new approach to software dependability, considering a software system as an ever-changing system due to changes in service objectives, users’ requirements, standards and regulations, and to advances in technology. Such a system is viewed as an Open System since its functions, structures, and boundaries are constantly changing. Thus, the approach to dependability is called Open Systems Dependability. The DEOS technology realizes Open Systems Dependability. It puts more emphasis on stakeholders’ agreement and accountability achievement for business/service continuity than in elemental technologies.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Open Systems Dependability. The DEOS Technology. D-Case: Building Consensus and Achieving Accountability. D-Case Tools. D-Case Integrity Checking and Formal Assurance Case. D-RE: The DEOS Runtime Environment Runtime Environment. D-Script: System Operation Based on D-Case Agreement. D-ADD—The Agreement Description Database. Toward Standardization of Open Systems Dependability. Concluding Remarks. Appendix. Index.

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