Chapter 11. Interface Robustness Testing: Experience and Lessons Learned from the Ballista Project

  1. Karama Kanoun3 and
  2. Lisa Spainhower4
  1. Philip Koopman1,
  2. Kobey Devale1 and
  3. John Devale2

Published Online: 7 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470370506.ch11

Dependability Benchmarking for Computer Systems

Dependability Benchmarking for Computer Systems

How to Cite

Koopman, P., Devale, K. and Devale, J. (2008) Interface Robustness Testing: Experience and Lessons Learned from the Ballista Project, in Dependability Benchmarking for Computer Systems (eds K. Kanoun and L. Spainhower), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470370506.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 3

    LAAS-CNRS, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France

  2. 4

    IBM, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

  2. 2

    Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470230558

Online ISBN: 9780470370506

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Keywords:

  • interface robustness testing;
  • Ballista approach to robustness testing;
  • system killer vulnerabilities and Ballista testing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Previous Robustness Testing Work

  • Evolution of Ballista

  • Lessons Learned

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References