Patent Number: 7,769,844

Title: Peer protocol status query in clustered computer system

Abstract: An apparatus, program product and method locally track protocol progress information within each member of a group in a clustered computer system that is capable of identifying at least one problematic member of the group. By locally tracking such information, any member of the group may be directed to provide such information on demand in response to a query directed to such member.

Inventors: Miller; Robert (Rochester, MN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 15/173 (20060101); G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/03/12018