RE: [EME] First cut at eme requirements

"Paul Francis" <> Mon, 04 December 2006 16:38 UTC

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Good question.  Probably we should have a statement on scale (i.e. global).
As for the other two, I want to avoid "obvious" kinds of requirement (i.e.
"the system must be robust").  Having said that, I'm certainly aware that one
can construct quite specific robustness statements ("the system must be able
to tolerate the loss of up to three servers with zero measureable performance
degradation") that can have a major impact on system design.

But am open to discussion on this.  Do you have any thoughts on how such
requirements would be crafted?



-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Baugher [] 
Sent: Friday, December 01, 2006 6:47 PM
To: Paul Francis
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Subject: Re: [EME] First cut at eme requirements

What are your thoughts on robustness, scalability and fault-recovery


On Nov 28, 2006, at 7:30 AM, Paul Francis wrote:

> Gang,
> Attached is a rough draft of a requirements document for EME.  This is 
> meant to be the union of the requirements that Handley and I presented 
> at the BOF in Montreal.  The goal here is to be ambitious but 
> realistic, and to try to limit ourselves to basic and important 
> requirements.  This really is a rough draft, and is meant to motivate 
> and focus discussion.
> Mark W, could you post on the wiki when you get a chance?
> Thanks,
> PF (and Saikat)
> <eme-requirements.txt>
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