Conference Proceedings: 1981

CMG1981 Papers


Analytic Modeling

Approximate Analysis and Prediction of Time Delay Distributions in Networks of Queues 
Peter G. Harrison

Do It Yourself Modelling Using Open System Queueing Theory 
Duane Tiemann

Optimal Design of an Interactive System: File Allocation, Device Capacity Selection, and CPU Speed Selection 
Kishor S. Trivedi, Anneliese von Mayrhauser

Application System Modeling

Existing Computer Applications Maintain or Redesign: How to Decide 
Linda Brice

Increasing Information Systems Productivity by Software Performance Engineering 
Connie U. Smith

Performance Evaluation During System Selection 
Elizabeth A. Rivet

Predicting Software Efficiency During the Design Using Software and Performance Metrics 
Duc J. Vianney

Capacity Management Techniques

A Data Management Algorithm for MVS Capacity Planning 
H. Pat Artis

Storage Media Analysis: Methodology and Findings 
Sharon M. Forrest, Stephen L. Horne

DASD Modeling

Characteristics of DASD Use 
A. Lewis Bastian, J. S. Hyde, W. E. Langstroth

I/O Subsystem Workloads: Measurements and Modeling 
Brian J. Smith

Managing DASD Performance to Satisfy Workload Requirements 
M. L. Reed

Data Center Management

A Performance Management Program at the FDA - A Case Study 
Leon S. Sanchez

User Education for Capacity Management 
Leilani E. Allen

Using Operational Standards to Enhance System Performance 
David R. Vincent

Distributed Computing / Network Measurements

A Performance Measurement Facility for Distributed Computing 
Edward E. Balkovich, Debra S. Lane

CPE Case Study Using Simulation to Evaluate Implementation of a Local Computer Network 
Raphael D. Katkin, James G. Sprung

Performance Measurement Problems in a Packet-Switch Network 
Kevin L. Mills

Multiclass Models

Aggregation in Multiclass Queueing Networks 
Gianfranco Balbo, Steven C. Bruell

Computing Performance Measures of Computer Systems with Variable Degree of Multiprogramming 
Daniel A. Menascé, Virgilio Almeida

Performance Evaluation Experiments

An Interactive Workload Model of a Virtual Memory System at Johnson Space Center 
Russell W. Zears

Comparative Performance Evaluation of two Supercomputers: CDC Cyber-205 and CRI Cray-1 
Ingrid Y. Bucher, James W. Moore

Fiscal Aspects of ADP Service Management 
Jeffrey M. Mohr, Carol B. Wilson, Peggy M. Chan, Richard Moore

Measuring NCR Comten Communications Processors with Hardware Monitors 
John F. Thill, Randy E. Moore

Performance Analysis of a DECSYSTEM-20 
Robert E. Kinicki, Dennis Mazur

Response Component Analysis - A Tutorial Case Study 
Walter P. Kraslawsky

Workload Characterization and Capacity Planning at a Large IBM Installation - A Case Study 
Robert M. Jackson

System Design

A Computer Modeling System Based on a User-Extensible Modeling Library 
Doug Neuse, K. Mani Chandy, Jayadev Misra, R. Berry

Using Fractional Factorial Design to Examine Scheduling Policies 
Edward F. McHugh, Percy Tzelnic


Modelling the DP Organization for Capacity Planning 
Julie K. Brooks

MVS/SP Paging Tutorial 
Thomas Beretvas

Software Metrics and Performance 
John E. Gaffney Jr.

UNIVAC Systems Evaluation

Data Collection for Analytic Modeling of UNIVAC 1100 Systems 
James P. Bouhana, Jeffrey P. Buzen, Allan I. Levy

System Tuning the UNIVAC Executive Operating System's Dynamic Allocator 
Jerome W. Blaylock, John C. Kelly

Workload Characterization Techniques

Cluster Analysis for Characterising Computer System Workloads - Panacea or Pandora 
Alex S. Wight

The Evaluation of Methods for the Estimation of System Resource Usage for Capacity Planning 
L. E. Davis, Tachen Leo Lo