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Lectures on the Measurement and Evaluation of the Performance of Computing SystemsLectures on the Measurement and Evaluation of the Performance of Computing Systems

Saul Rosen

CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics 23

The scope of the discussion is limited to certain types of general purpose computing systems whose characteristics involve multiprogramming, multiprocessors, communication lines serving many users, and on-line terminal systems. The goal is to gain a better understanding of computing systems through the techniques of measurement and performance evaluation.


Introduction; A Conceptual Model of a Computing System; Personal Observation; Accounting Systems; Software Probes; Hardware Monitors; Benchmark Workload Models; Simulation; Mathematical Models.

1976 / vii + 138 pages / Softcover / ISBN-13: 978-0-898710-20-5 / ISBN-10: 0-89871-020-0 /
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