Study on Fault Tolerance for Virtualization-Based Computer Simulation Systems

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Modern computer simulation system has developed towards the direction of large-scale and distributed computing pattern. The large-scale simulation applications always deploy over heterogeneous networks across geographically dispersed locations, and the simulation process often lasts for a long time without intermission. The challenge is that various errors cannot be avoided during a long continuous running time in such a broad network environment with a huge number of simulation resources. The problem of simulation fault tolerance has become a hot issue. This paper introduces live migration method to virtualization-based computer simulation system, handling reliability problems, especially fault tolerance issues. The paper presents a framework of simulation fault tolerance. Then the detailed live migration mechanism of run-time simulation is discussed. The method can provide an approach to consolidating the reliable simulation in distributed and long-term simulation applications.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 201-203)

Edited by:

Daoguo Yang, Tianlong Gu, Huaiying Zhou, Jianmin Zeng and Zhengyi Jiang

Pages:

677-680

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.201-203.677

Citation:

L. Ren et al., "Study on Fault Tolerance for Virtualization-Based Computer Simulation Systems", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 201-203, pp. 677-680, 2011

Online since:

February 2011

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