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Data is collected relating to the availability of a computing resource such as data identifying a start event that indicates that the computing resource became available for use and data identifying a stop event that indicates that the computing resource became unavailable for use. The data relating to the availability of the computing resource is processed to determine the outage time for the computing resource during a period of time, such as a 24-hour period. The outage time is then utilized to calculate the level of availability for the computing resource during the period of time.

Title
Determining the level of availability of a computing resource
Application Number
11/323888
Publication Number
7500150 (B2)
Application Date
December 30, 2005
Publication Date
March 3, 2009
Inventor
Jeff Graves
North Bend
WA, US
Karri Alexion Tiernan
Fall City
WA, US
Sanjiv Sharma
Bellevue
WA, US
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 11/00
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