How to Measure Systems Performance Reliability


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You have been told your system is unreliable. In order to support these claims, you ask for measurement. Which metrics should you look at?

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1. Which of the following could negatively impact reliability?

2. MTBF measures what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz combo lets you see how much you know about measuring systems performance reliability. The purpose of MTBF and something that could negatively impact reliability are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to assess your comprehension of:

  • Good way to reduce the mean time to repair and increase the mean time between failures (MTBF)
  • Metrics to test if a system is unreliable
  • Negative event that could impact reliability
  • What MTBF measures

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the what it means when software is three-nines reliable
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the purpose of MTBF and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on measuring systems performance reliability

Additional Learning

How to Measure Systems Performance Reliability is a lesson you can access to complete the following objectives:

  • Determine what MTTR does and does not include
  • See how the nines approach works
  • Figure out why system performance matters