Fail-silent system

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A fail-silent system is a type of system that either provides the correct service, or provides no service at all (becomes silent).[1]

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  1. ^ F.V. Brasileiro, P.D. Ezhilchelvan, S.K. Shrivastava, N.A. Speirs and S. Tao (1996), "Implementing fail-silent nodes for distributed systems" (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Computers