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; S. Tao (1996), "Implementing fail-silent nodes for distributed systems" (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Computers, 45 (11): 1226–1238, doi:10.1109/12.544479, archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-10, retrieved 2015-04-04