Using Metrics to Evaluate Failure Propagation in Application Landscapes

  • Lankes J
  • Schweda C
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The number of business applications operated by enterprises to provide support for the business has increased over the last years. With increasing number of applications and connections between them, also the overall complexity of the application landscape has grown. A main task in managing an application landscape is maintaining quality levels. This article contributes a set of metrics for measuring a specific attribute of an application landscape – failure propagation.

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  • failure-propagation
  • inter-application
  • intra-application
  • metrics

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  • Josef Lankes

  • Christian M Schweda

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