Definitions for single point of failure
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word single point of failure
single point of failure(Noun)
a component in a device, or a point in a network, that, if it were to fail would cause the entire device or network to fail; normally eliminated by adding redundancy
Single point of failure
A single point of failure is a part of a system that, if it fails, will stop the entire system from working. They are undesirable in any system with a goal of high availability or reliability, be it a business practice, software application, or other industrial system.
Find a translation for the single point of failure definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these single point of failure definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"single point of failure." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 28 Jul 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/single point of failure>.