Efficient Sender-Based Message Logging Tolerating Simultaneous Failures with Always No Rollback Property
2.1. Distributed System Model
2.2. Related Works
3. The New SBML Protocol
3.1. Basic Concepts and Algorithms
- None of the live processes in the system are rolled back during recovery, even in the case of concurrent process failures.
- The protocol supports a fault-tolerance for distributed applications exchanging messages in a mix of point-to-point and group communication modes.
- With little communication cost, it can maintain the recovery information of each application message on redundant volatile storages in a symmetric manner.
- : the sequence number of the most recent one among all the messages has transmitted since its initial execution state.
- : the sequence number of the most recent one among all the messages has delivered to applications since its initial execution state.
- : a set keeping the recovery information of each message transmitted. Its element e is composed of the identifier of the receiver (), send sequence number (), list of the receive sequence numbers (), and data () of the message. Here, the first field can be the identifer of a process or a process group. Moreover, the third field is a set whose component is a form of (, ) of the message received and assigned to . It may contain multiple s of each sent message if the message is transferred to a group of processes.
- : a set keeping the determinant of each message received. Its element e is composed of the identifier of the sender (), , , and of the message. Here, the second field and the fourth field have the same respective meanings as in .
- : a table for sensing duplication of application messages already delivered that their senders have regenerated in their recovery procedures. Its field contains the of the most recent one that has received from another process .
4. Performance Evaluation
4.1. Simulation Environments
4.2. Comparison Results
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