Quantitative System Performance

Computer System Analysis Using Queueing Network Models

Edward D. Lazowska, John Zahorjan,
G. Scott Graham, Kenneth C. Sevcik


This text was published by Prentice-Hall, Inc., in 1984. It remains the definitive work on analytic modelling of computer systems. The publisher has returned the copyright to the authors, who make the material available here for viewing or downloading, in Adobe Acrobat PDF format (free Acrobat reader available here).

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  • Contents

  • Preface

  • I. Preliminaries
  • II. General Analytic Techniques
  • III. Representing Specific Subsystems
  • IV. Parameterization
  • V. Perspective
  • VI. Appendices
  • Index


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