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Table 4 List of possible failures and their description

From: Fault tolerant software systems using software configurations for cloud computing

Failure name Description
Overflow Occur when size of data exceeds the
  maximum length of a field or record
Null value Occur when nothing is set to record field
Invalid data Occur when there is a type mismatch
  between data type of a field and the value
  being assigned
Read, Write Occur when a specified file cannot be
  opened for read, write operations
Duplicate values Occur when a field has similar attributes
Invalid RRN When a given RRN exceeds its maximum
  value or larger
  than the current largest RRN
Primary key constraint violation Duplicate key exist in primary index
Collision When two or more keys hash to the same
  address of hash table
Invalid field value When there is a type mismatch between
  data type of a field and the value