Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 43, Pages: 1-6
Nimra Memon*, Muhammad Saleem Vighio and Zahid Hussain
Objectives: Due to heterogeneity, cross-boundary integration, and deployment over the Internet, Web services are highly vulnerable to a wide variety of failures. This study provides an overview of different types of failures, and recovery strategies for Web services. Method/findings: To conduct this study, we have reviewed several novel research studies to provide a precise and all-in-one summary of different types of failures and possible recovery solutions for Web services. The study reveals that, a clear understanding of different failures-types and possible recovery solutions will help to develop services which are highly reliable and dependable. Applications: Highly reliable and dependable Web services are the key focus of all sensitive and mission-critical applications like navigating systems in aircrafts, nuclear reactor systems, robotics, and so on.
Keywords: Web Services, Failures, Recovery Strategies, Fault-tolerance
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