The module Dependable Systems (Zuverlässige Systeme) covers the basic concepts and architectures of dependable computer systems. This includes among others: Basics of Fault-tolerant Systems (error, fault, failure), redundancy techniques, fault masking. Methods for the evaluation of dependable systems, such as fault-treel, reliability block diagrams, state-space based models such as Markov Chains and Queueing Systems, fundamentals of Simulation.
There will be 5 exercise sheets. Exercises are marked based on presentation in the exercise classes. Each participant has to vote for assignments of which he/she can present the solution. Sheet 1 Sheet 2 Sheet 3 Sheet 4 Sheet 5
The examination will take place on October 22, 20104-6pm.