Storage Network Performance Analysis / Edition 1

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  • Features vendor-neutral coverage applicable to any storage network
  • Includes a special case-study section citing real-world applications and examples
  • The first vendor-neutral volume to cover storage network performance tuning and optimization
  • Exacting performance monitoring and analysis maximizes the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of existing storage networks
  • Meets the needs of network administrators, storage engineers, and IT professionals faced with shrinking budgets and growing data storage demands
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764516856
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/9/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

HUSEYIN SIMITCI, PhD, is an engineering researcher at XIOtech Corporation and the author of several research papers devoted to high performance input/output systems and adaptive techniques in parallel file systems. His work contributed to the Scalable I/O Initiative and NSF-funded Grand Challenge programs.

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Table of Contents



Part I: Performance Analysis Techniques.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Storage Networking Performance.

Chapter 2: Data Analysis Review.

Chapter 3: Analytic Modeling.

Chapter 4: Simulation Modeling.

Chapter 5: Experimental Analysis.

Part II: Performance Analysis and Modeling of Storage SystemComponents.

Chapter 6: Modeling Storage Devices.

Chapter 7: Modeling Storage Interconnects.

Chapter 8: Modeling Storage Networks.

Chapter 9: Modeling Storage Workloads.

Part III: Storage Performance Engineering.

Chapter 10: Storage Quality of Service.

Chapter 11: Storage Capacity Planning.

Part IV: Storage Performance Tools.

Chapter 12: Storage Benchmarks.

Chapter 13: Performance Management and Monitoring Tools.

Part V: Storage Performance Tuning.

Chapter 14: Host System Tuning.

Chapter 15: Application Tuning.

Chapter 16: Storage Subsystem Tuning.

Chapter 17: Storage Network Tuning.

Part VI: Case Studies.

Chapter 18: Simulating Network Attached Storag ePerformance.

Chapter 19: Modeling Remote Storage Replication Performance.

Chapter 20: Web and E-Commerce Data Center PerformanceAnalysis.

Appendix: Glossary of Terms and Acronyms.


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