Introduction to Computer System Performance Evaluation / Edition 1

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Overview

In this book, Krishna Kant provides a completely up-to-date treatment of the fundamental techniques of computer system performance modeling and evaluation. He discusses measurement, simulation, and analysis, and places a strong emphasis on analysis by including such topics as basic and advanced queuing theory, product form networks, aggregation, decomposition, performance bounds, and various forms of approximations. Applications involving synchronization between various activities are presented in a chapter on Petri net-based performance modeling, and a final chapter covers a wide range of problems involving steady state analysis, transient analysis, and optimization.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070335868
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 2/28/1992
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Series in Computer Science
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 6.76 (w) x 9.53 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Performance Measures and Evaluation Techniques 3
2 Measurement Techniques 24
3 Experiment Design and Data Analysis 54
4 Fundamentals of Queuing Models 84
5 Elementary Stochastic Analysis 131
6 Product-Form Queuing Network Models 181
7 Basic Algorithms for Product-Form Networks 223
8 Aggregation and Approximate Modeling 263
9 Advanced Stochastic Analysis 317
10 Algorithms for Networks with Specialized Features 368
11 Bounds on Performance 403
12 Petri Net-Based Performance Modeling 420
13 Selected Applications 466
App. A Notation 525
App. B Introduction to Probability Theory 529
App. C A Suggested Modeling Project 554
App. D Performance Tuning Using Solver 570
App. E Selected Tables 583
References 589
Index 603
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