Systems Performance Avaluation
Measurement techniques and tools. Workload selection. Workload characterization.
Capacity planning. Benchmarking. Monitoring. Data presentation. Experimental design and
data analysis. Queueing models. Types of stochastic processes. Markov Chains. M/M/1
queue. M/M/m queue. Queues with finite buffers. Queueing networks. Analysis of queueing
networks. Queueing network models of computer systems. Performance metrics. Operational
laws. Mean-Value Analysis (MVA). Approximate MVA. Web performance.