39th IFIP WG 10.4 Meeting — Paraty, RJ, Brazil, February 28-March 3

Workshop on “Dependability Benchmarking”

Coordinators:     Henrique Madeira (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
                            Philip Koopman (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA)

Thursday, March 1

Opening & Introduction
        Jean Arlat, WG 10.4 Chair
        Eliane Martins & Cecília Rubira (Campinas University, Brazil), local organizers

        Henrique Madeira
             Summary of SIG Activity and Dependability Benchmarking Space

Session 1 —   Dependability Benchmarking Approaches
                        Moderator: Henrique Madeira
        Jean Arlat (LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France)
        Dependability Benchmarking: The SIG Class/Factor/Criteria Framework

        Diamantino Costa (Critical Software, Coimbra, Portugal)
        Dependability Benchmarking: A Consulting Perspective
(This presentation is password protected at author's request; if you are not a SIGDeB participant please contact dino@criticalsoftware.com for a copy.)

Session 2 —   Current Projects & Research 1
                        Moderator: Jack Goldberg (SRI International Ret., Palo Alto, CA, USA)
        Karama Kanoun (LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France)
        Presentation of the DBench European Project

        William H. Sanders (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA)
        Enabling and Essential Technologies for Dependability Benchmarking

Session 3 —   Panel: Software Testing & Evaluation and Dependability Benchmarking

        Marie-Claude Gaudel (LRI, Orsay, France) — Moderator
        Introduction & The Testing Point of View

        Karama Kanoun (LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France)
        Links between Software Testing & Evaluation and Dependability Benchmarking?

        Mladen Vouk (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA)
        Dependability Benchmarking of Network-Based Applications Viewed as Testing of End-User Quality of Service

Friday, March 2

Session 4 —   Current Projects & Research 2
                        Moderator: Luca Simoncini (CNUCE-CNR, Pisa, Italy)
        John DeVale (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
        Benchmarking - What Can It Buy You?

        Jean-Charles Fabre (LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France)
        Characterization of COTS Microkernel-based Systems Using MAFALDA

Session 5 —   Panel: Customer Point of View On Dependability Benchmarking

        Henrique Madeira — Moderator
        Introduction and Some Views

        Neeraj Suri (Chalmers University, Göteborg, Sweden)
        The Customer Viewpoint on Dependability Benchmarking

        Kane Kim (University of California, Irvine, CA, USA)
        Quantitative Treatment of Dependability of Real-Time Distributed Computing Systems

Session 6 — Panel: Fault Injection Representativeness

        Jean-Claude Laprie (LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France) – Moderator
        Introduction and Important Issues on Fault Representativeness

        João Gabriel Silva (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
        What I can do with what I know about Fault Representativeness

        Eliane Martins (UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil)
        Fault Injection Representativeness

General Discussion and Workshop Wrap up — Henrique Madeira

Participant Home page

koopman@cmu.edu 4/4/2001