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reliability

(Authoritativeness), noun candor, certainty, certification, credibility, honor, loyalty, trustworthiness

reliability

(Predictability), noun constancy, firmness, punctuality, responsibility, secureness, soundness, stability, substantiality
See also: adhesion, candor, certainty, certification, constant, credibility, honor, loyalty, trustworthiness

reliability

in the law of evidence, the aspect of evidence that the fact-finder feels able to rely upon in coming to a decision. Before the evidence can be relied upon, it must usually also be credible. It is at this stage that a court may believe a witness because he says he saw the accused stab the victim, but the court may or may not rely upon that evidence depending upon the circumstances, such as the prevailing light or weather conditions or state of mind of the witness. See CREDIBILITY.
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With the result that change into : Instrument MTTF C L RR [lambda] O1LV1O24 224719 4 l 4 4.
Irregular MINs are inherently multi-path and the MTTF needs to be calculated at all existing path-lengths separately based upon the series and parallel models of reliability.
6) Disk Failures in the Real World: What does an MTTF of 1,000,000 hours mean to you?
Analyzing this formula it can be said that we want MTTF to be big and MTTR to be small or in other words, an effective way to increase a system's availability is to improve its maintainability by minimising the downtime (Stapelberg, 2008).
Available with ATA or SATA interfaces, MaXLine drives have a capacity of up to 300GB and are tested to ensure that they achieve enterprise-class MTTF of greater than one million hours in secondary storage applications.
Reliability Report estimates MTTF of Sidewinder to be 615 years with 90% confidence