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Discussing System Design

Hi, I need some assistance answering the following questions:

- Why is reliability important in system design? When in the life-cycle process should it be considered? To what extent should reliability be emphasized in system design, and what are some of the factors that govern this?

- What are the quantitative measures of reliability (discuss measures for hardware, software, personnel, facilities, and data)?

- Define operational availability, achieved availability, inherent availability, system effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.

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