Starter

Date =
Title = Measuring Reliability
Objective =
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Evaluate the need for reliability in computer systems
Describe the need for reliability in computer systems
Explain the need for reliability in computer systems
Keywords (leave a space between each and then find their definitions)
  • Redundancy
  • Disaster Recovery

Reliability of Computer Systems

http://www.cambridgegcsecomputing.org/fundamentals-of-computer-systems-main
3. Reliability of Computer Systems
Watch the videos and complete the activities

EXTENSION:
http://www.cambridgegcsecomputing.org/weblink8
  1. What are the key points from this failure?
  2. Why did the system fail?
  3. What went wrong?
  4. Why was it allowed to happen?
  5. What was the impact of the failure and why was everyone so angry?


Real Life Failures




Make notes in your book about your individual failure
In your original groups create a post-it note for each failure on the wall below.

9A1 RVF -
9B1 SLF - http://padlet.com/stephen_farmer/9b1reliability
11B1 SLF - http://padlet.com/stephen_farmer/11b1reliability

EXTENSION:
Use this link to help: http://www.teach-ict.com/gcse_computing/ocr/211_hardware_software/reliability/miniweb/index.htm


Plenary

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