Chapter 9. Vajra: Evaluating Byzantine-Fault-Tolerant Distributed Systems

  1. Karama Kanoun2 and
  2. Lisa Spainhower3
  1. Sonya J. Wierman and
  2. Priya Narasimhan

Published Online: 7 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470370506.ch9

Dependability Benchmarking for Computer Systems

Dependability Benchmarking for Computer Systems

How to Cite

Wierman, S. J. and Narasimhan, P. (2008) Vajra: Evaluating Byzantine-Fault-Tolerant Distributed Systems, in Dependability Benchmarking for Computer Systems (eds K. Kanoun and L. Spainhower), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470370506.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    LAAS-CNRS, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France

  2. 3

    IBM, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

Author Information

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

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470230558

Online ISBN: 9780470370506



  • Vajra project - byzantine-fault-tolerant distributed system evaluation;
  • master fault injector (MFI) - communication, coordinator, parser modules;
  • Orchestra fault injector and interception approach


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Vajra's Architecture

  • Experimental Results

  • Related Work

  • Future Work

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References