Amazon Interview Question for SDE1s

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public class Server {
	private String serverName;
	private int timeOut; //wait in minutes
	private Server neighbour;
	private String selfStatus = "OK";

	public Server(String name, int timeOut, Server neighbour) {
		this.serverName = name;
		this.timeOut = timeOut;
		this.neighbour =neighbour ;

	public String getHealthStatus() {
		String neighbourStatus = null;
		for(int timer = 0; timer < timeOut; timer++) {
			neighbourStatus = getResponse();
			sleep(60); //sleep for 60 secs
		if(neighbourStatus  == null)
			neighbourStatus = "NEIGHBOR_NOT_OK";
			neighbourStatus  = "NEIGHBOR_OK"

		return selfStatus + ";" +  neighbourStatus;


	public String sendResponse() {
		return selfStatus;	

	public String getResponse() {
		return neighbour.sendResponse();

- Subhajit May 04, 2013 | Flag Reply

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