Dependability

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Definitions

European Definitions

MAFTIA project

Dependability is the property of a system such that reliance can justifiable be placed on the service its delivers. [1]


Standard Definition

IEC

Dependability is a collective term used the describe the availability performance and its influencing factors: reliability performance, maintainability performance, and maintenance support performance. [2]


Discussion Topic

See also

Notes

  1. David Powell and Robert Strous (eds), MAFTIA Conceptual Model and Architecture, Deliverable D2, pp. 3
  2. IEC/IEV 191-02-03

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