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Performance Assurance and Data Integrity Practices

Published

Author(s)

Robert L. Patrick, Robert P. Blanc

Abstract

This report identifies the approaches and techniques now practiced for detecting, and when possible, correcting malperformance as it occurs in computer information systems. This report is addressed to two audiences: to the systems designer using stock commercial hardware and software who is creating a system which will tax the available hardware, software, or staff skills; and to the manager who wishes to chronicle the deficiencies in an existing system prior to improvement. It enumerates 67 items of current practice which prevent computer malperformance.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-24
Report Number
500-24

Keywords

best practice, data integrity, data processing, error correcting, high integrity, performance assurance

Citation

Patrick, R. and Blanc, R. (1978), Performance Assurance and Data Integrity Practices, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NBS.SP.500-24 (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created January 1, 1978, Updated November 10, 2018