https://www.dagstuhl.de/10292

July 18 – 23 , 2010, Dagstuhl Seminar 10292

Resilience Assessment and Evaluation

Organizers

Alberto Avritzer (Siemens – Princeton, US)
Aad van Moorsel (University of Newcastle, GB)
Katinka Wolter (FU Berlin, DE)

For support, please contact

Dagstuhl Service Team

Documents

Dagstuhl Seminar Proceedings DROPS
List of Participants
Dagstuhl's Impact: Documents available

Summary

Resilience of computing systems includes their dependability as well as their fault-tolerance and security. Resilience defines the ability of a computing system to perform proper service in the presence of all kinds of disturbances and to recover from any service degradation. These properties are immensely important in a world where many aspects of daily life depend on the correct, reliable and secure operation of computing systems. Considered systems include, but are not limited to, infrastructures, computer networks, including adhoc and mesh networks, web-based systems, or service-oriented architectures, embedded systems, manufacturing systems, control systems and more.

Much work has been done already on modelling, measuring and evaluating performance and dependability of systems but a lot remains to be done. The combination of performance and dependability, performability, has been widely studied. But aspect such as benchmarking performability, or the combination of security and performance are still ongoing work. Similarly, systems to be studied change over time, as do their characteristics. This creates the need to continue and expand work in this area.

The workshop has addressed methods and tools to describe, measure, evaluate, benchmark, guarantee and improve resilience as well as case-studies and experimental work concerning resilience of computing systems. We have aimed at collecting existing work into a monograph with profound investigation of the subject as well as discuss open problems and research directions for the future.

Classification

  • Modelling
  • Simulation
  • Benchmarking
  • Performance
  • Dependability
  • Security

Keywords

  • Modelling formalisms
  • Algorithms
  • Simulation tools
  • Case studies
  • Benchmarks

Documentation

In the series Dagstuhl Reports each Dagstuhl Seminar and Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop is documented. The seminar organizers, in cooperation with the collector, prepare a report that includes contributions from the participants' talks together with a summary of the seminar.

 

Download overview leaflet (PDF).

Publications

Furthermore, a comprehensive peer-reviewed collection of research papers can be published in the series Dagstuhl Follow-Ups.

Dagstuhl's Impact

Please inform us when a publication was published as a result from your seminar. These publications are listed in the category Dagstuhl's Impact and are presented on a special shelf on the ground floor of the library.

NSF young researcher support