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What exactly is "Fault Tolerance'?

By AstroTC ·
From what I have been reading, it is the capability of functioning despite damage or malfunction. I am currently doing a project to design a fairly large-scale network, I am very new to this when I showed my instructor my layout he said it was missing "fault tolerance but Im not too sure what exactly it is.

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this sounds like your homework is it?

by markp24 In reply to What exactly is "Fault To ...

is this a homework project?

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Transparently recovers from failures without interruption to service.

by seanferd In reply to What exactly is "Fault To ...

But I'm sure you could have looked up a definition. How that applies to your network design is yours to decide.

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Think about this

by robo_dev In reply to What exactly is "Fault To ...

If something were to malfunction, would it stop the whole process from working? This is called a 'single point of failure'. You prevent that from happening through redundancy and other methods, that as a whole define the term fault tolerance.

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