Chapter 15. Fault-Tolerant PACS

  1. H. K. Huang D.Sc., FRCR (Hon.) Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering Chair Professor of Medical Informatics Honorary Professor1,2,3

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471654787.ch15

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications

How to Cite

Huang, H. K. (2005) Fault-Tolerant PACS, in PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471654787.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

  2. 2

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

  3. 3

    Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, The Chinese Academy of Science, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471251231

Online ISBN: 9780471654780

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Keywords:

  • system fault tolerance;
  • high availability (HA) and continuous availability (CA);
  • operability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Causes of a System Failure

  • No Loss of Image Data

  • No Interruption of PACS Data Flow

  • Current PACS Technology to Address Fault Tolerance

  • Clinical Experiences with Archive Server Downtime: A Case Study

  • Concept of Continuously Available PACS Design

  • CA PACS Server Design and Implementation