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A Concurrency Testing Tool and its Plug-ins for Dynamic Analysis and Runtime Healing

KŘENA Bohuslav, LETKO Zdeněk, NIR-BUCHBINDER Yarden, TZOREF-BRILL Rachel, UR Shmuel and VOJNAR Tomáš. A Concurrency Testing Tool and its Plug-ins for Dynamic Analysis and Runtime Healing. FIT-TR-2009-01, Brno, 2009.
Type
technical report
Language
english
Authors
Křena Bohuslav, Ing., Ph.D. (DITS FIT BUT)
Letko Zdeněk, Ing., Ph.D. (DITS FIT BUT)
Nir-Buchbinder Yarden (IBM)
Tzoref-Brill Rachel (IBM)
Ur Shmuel (IBM)
Vojnar Tomáš, prof. Ing., Ph.D. (DITS FIT BUT)
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Keywords

testing, analysis, concurrency, healing, Java

Abstract

This report presents a tool for concurrency testing (abbreviated as ConTest) and some of its extensions. The extensions (called plug-ins in this report) are implemented through the listener architecture of ConTest. Two plug-ins for runtime detection of common concurrent bugs are presented---the first (Eraser+) is able to detect data races while the second (AtomRace) is able to detect not only data races but also more general bugs caused by violation of atomicity presumptions. A third plug-in presented in this report is designed for hiding bugs that  made it into the field so that when problems are detected they can be circumvented. Several experiments demonstrate the capabilities of these plug-ins.

Published
2009
Pages
15
Place
FIT-TR-2009-01, Brno, CZ
BibTeX
@TECHREPORT{FITPUB8909,
   author = "Bohuslav K\v{r}ena and Zden\v{e}k Letko and Yarden Nir-Buchbinder and Rachel Tzoref-Brill and Shmuel Ur and Tom\'{a}\v{s} Vojnar",
   title = "A Concurrency Testing Tool and its Plug-ins for Dynamic Analysis and Runtime Healing",
   pages = 15,
   year = 2009,
   location = "FIT-TR-2009-01, Brno, CZ",
   language = "english",
   url = "https://www.fit.vut.cz/research/publication/8909"
}
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