Conference Proceedings: 1994

CMG1994 Papers

 

& Modeling

A Graphical Paradigm for the Design and Analysis of Distributed Systems 
H. Pat Artis

A Practical Approach for Estimating True I/O Contention 
Charles A. Milligan, David L. Peterson

Actuator Load Distributions and Capacity Planning 
Joseph B. Major

Analysis of Data Access Methods in a Distributed Computing System 
Elias Drakopoulos

Applying Expert System Technology to Enhance Sort Performance 
Peter Liu

Applying Genetic Algorithms to Extract Workload Classes 
Chrisila C. Pettey, Thomas D. Wagner, Lawrence W. Dowdy

Capacity Requirements Estimation and Safety Factors 
Joseph B. Major

Effects of Self-Similar Traffic on Queueing Systems 
Kevin F. Smith

How Expert is Your Expert System for Performance Management 
Joseph L. Hellerstein

Modelling: A Do-It-Yourself Approach 
Tim Follen

On Some Performance Aspects of the Client/Server Computing Paradigm 
Nirdosh Bhatnagar

Quick Bottleneck Prediction for Modeling and System Performance 
Steven A. Johnson, Doug Child

Simulating Response Times Efficiently 
Darcy M. Palmer, Thomas E. Hajostek

The Performance of ORACLE Financials on Various SPARCserver Configurations 
Adrian N. Cockcroft, Allan N. Packer

Workload Characterization 
Thomas Beretvas

Capacity Planning & Performance Management

Alarm Based vs. Historical Trending Performance Management or Really Large UNIX Installation Performance Management 
Mario F. Jauvin

An Analysis of Historic UNIX Performance and Resource Usage Trends 
Robert Cousins, Daniel Keehn

Application Performance: An Improvement Exercise of the Third Kind 
Michael P. Mark

AS/400 Performance Management for the MVS Veteran 
Randal J. Miller

Capacity Planning for S/390 Parallel Sysplex 
Page T. Borchetta, Gary King

Capacity Planning in a High-Growth Organization 
Greg L. Wilson

Capacity Planning: How to Predict the Unknown 
Leonard W. Gunderson

Continuous System Measurement: Self-Referential Analysis for Insight into Your Computing Environment 
Irwin F. Kraus, Gene M. Leganza

CPU Comparison: The Economy Version 
Hall Skaara

Forecasting Accuracy - A Disciplined Analysis 
Rob L. Johnson

Getting Started in Performance Tuning and Capacity Planning 
Neil Ervin

How Not to Upgrade Your Large Mainframe 
Jeffry A. Schwartz

Improved Techniques For Capture Ratio Calculations and Capacity Threshold Determinations 
Graham E. Bell

Information System Performance Evaluation Using Remote Terminal Emulation Technology 
Donald W. Hard, Timothy S. O'Connor

Integrating Legacy Systems With Client/Server Technology 
David S. Willsey, David Willsey, Larry Kuekes

Massively Parallel Processing: Performance Management Challenge 
Boris E. Zibitsker

Multi-Platform Performance and Capacity Management 
Eric D. Ho

Multiple Servers in MP and S/390 Parallel Sysplex 
Ray Wicks

Object-Oriented Performance Management 
Albert B. Short

Optimizing DASD Performance Without Buying Hardware 
David P. Griffith, Pierre J. Raymond, Mark K. Van Buren

Performance Analysis and Modeling of a UNIX Operating System Based Operations Support System 
Brian L. Farrell, Stephen J. Goett

Performance Characterization of the TPC-C Benchmark 
H. Reza Taheri, Joyce Wang, Son Luong, Mark Riley, Bradley J. Askins

Performance Management of Client/Server Systems (Open & Proprietary) 
Adam Grummitt

Performance Methodologies in the Design of Distributed Software Systems 
Khalid M. Khalil, Dennis S. Mok

Predicting Program Paging Behavior: a Case Study on AIX 
Thad Jennings, David C. LeGrys

Real World Client/Server Sizing 
Glynn B. Giacone

Resource Management 101: An Introduction to Capacity Planning & Performance Analysis For The New World 
Jerry L. Rosenberg

Shoes for the Cobbler's Children: The Rightsizing of Performance and Capacity Management 
G. Jay Lipovich, Bob Gauthier, Barry Pieper

SPE Evaluation of a Client/Server Application 
Connie U. Smith, Bernie Wong

Surviving My First Client/Server, Distributed Systems Capacity Study 
John R. Carroll, William S. Cool

The Answer is Still 42 but What's the Question? The Paradox of Open Systems Benchmarks 
Neil J. Gunther

The Many Faces of UNIX - Performance Analysis Perspective 
Yefim Somin, Philip H. Mason

The Role of Visualization in Multi-Platform Performance and Capacity Management 
Leonard D. Lipner

Tuning Memory Pool Sizes In AS/400 
Yiping Ding, Subhash C. Agrawal

UNIX Capacity Planning: Hints and Tips 
Julius P. Bleker

UNIX Metrics: Is the Data in Open Systems the Same from Platform to Platform 
Robert H. Johnson

Using SAS to Assist in Operating System and Network Analysis in the UNIX Environment 
Leroy Washington, Trisha D. Melrose

Using The Windows NT Optimization Tools 
Arnold O. Allen

Windows Client Performance Agents 
Michael R. Stadelmann

Windows Tuning: It's Just Like Mainframes, Only Smaller 
Herbert A. Chong

Database & Transaction Processing Systems

Benchmarking a Client/Server 
Jack K. Gunther

Benchmarking the File Server Performance and Capacity 
Tachen Leo Lo

Divide and Conquer - And Get More Out of DB2 With Less 
Bjarne Nelson

Hardware Data Compression In Large Systems Environments 
Steven R. Dodge, Joe Carlisle, David J. Young

If the Future is Here, Where is My Data 
Roger L. Eberlin, Cecelia Bellomo

MVS and UNIX Database Performance Comparison Based on Industry Standard TPC-D Benchmark 
T. S. Liu

On-Line Subsystems and Data Sharing in an MVS Version 5.1 Environment 
Allen C. Jaques

Optimizing the Configuration of a Building-Block Database Processor System 
Haruo Hayami, Junro Nose

Performance Analysis of an Interactive Oracle-Based UNIX System - A Case Study 
Tim Foxon

Some Experience of Migrating DB2 to ORACLE 
Rayne Chen, David Witkowski

The DB2 Catalog: An Item of Contention 
Edward A. Woods

What's Not Free About DB2 Freespace 
Edward A. Woods

Distributed Systems Management

Achieving Poor Performance In Client/Server Systems 
Thomas E. Bell

Attention Client/Server Users - HELP IS ON THE WAY 
Ruth V. Heidel, George W. Dodson

Capacity Management for Client/Server Architectures: Techniques and Systems Management Issues 
Bernard Domanski

Configuration Management in Enterprise Wide Systems Management 
Mark M. Maccabee, Seraphin B. Calo

Distributed Backup and Restore Performance 
Stuart R. Goodgold

Distributed Systems Data Management Needs and Experience 
David A. Lash

Do You Have a Successful Help Desk 
John L. Connor

Getting the Most from Management Metrics in a Distributed Computing Environment 
Douglas McBride

LAN Systems Management Tool Selection Framework 
Richard H. Stephan

Making it Easier to Find Anomalies in Performance Data: Non-Traditional Functions for Exception Tests 
Robert Chu, Susan Tideman

Performance Analysis of a WAN-based Client/Server Application 
Jim Rosborough

Performance Implications of Paging on a Distributed Open System 
Dipto Chakravarty, Stephen Cheng

RAID Performance: Beyond Berkeley 
Anil K. Sahai

The Three C's to Improving UNIX System Security 
Douglas H. Marden

Management & Financial

A Hierarchy of Production System Models and Factors 
Armin Roeseler, Anneliese von Mayrhauser

A Methodology for the Attribution of Hardware Resources Consumption in a Multilayer Technology 
Nino A. Malacarne

Adventures in Chargeback-or-Successes and Experiences in Computer Cost Accounting 
Gregory V. Caliri

An Implementation Case Study of a Multi-Site Data Center Consolidation 
Jerry L. Lemon

Applying Service Level Management to the Enterprise 
Wayne S. Morris

Capacity Planning for Personal Computers 
William Huebsch, Nagendra Rao

Comparing IT Accounting Products 
James R. Cook

Creating, Maintaining or Transferring Service Levels 
Margaret R. Greenberg

Helping CIO's Succeed: The Role of Performance and Capacity Management Programs 
G. Jay Lipovich

How to Evaluate the Deal 
Robert J. Kenny, Thomas E. Bell, Frank M. Bereznay

IBM Software Licensing Charges - A New Era 
Steven R. Dodge

Integrating UNIX Measurement Reporting into an Existing Automated Reporting System in a Windows Environment
Jim Simmons, Cori Clements

Integrating UNIX Systems into a Resource Management Repository 
Joseph F. Quinn

Introduction to Performance Management: What to Measure, What to Report 
Stephen L. Samson

Lease or Purchase, What's It All About 
Bob Chaney Jr.

Management Communication Basics for Capacity Planners 
Butch Rambish

Monitoring Availability With Transaction Arrival Data 
Eugene Quinn

Planning for Data Center Consolidations 
Adam O. Warkow

Rightsizing: It Isn't a Technology Decision Anymore 
Rick Lebsack, Dave Winkelmann

Should You Drive a Used Car on the Information Superhighway? 
James R. Cook

Mathematics

A Graphical Paradigm for the Design and Analysis of Distributed Systems 
H. Pat Artis

A Practical Approach for Estimating True I/O Contention 
Charles A. Milligan, David L. Peterson

Actuator Load Distributions and Capacity Planning 
Joseph B. Major

Analysis of Data Access Methods in a Distributed Computing System 
Elias Drakopoulos

Applying Expert System Technology to Enhance Sort Performance 
Peter Liu

Applying Genetic Algorithms to Extract Workload Classes 
Chrisila C. Pettey, Thomas D. Wagner, Lawrence W. Dowdy

Capacity Requirements Estimation and Safety Factors 
Joseph B. Major

Effects of Self-Similar Traffic on Queueing Systems 
Kevin F. Smith

How Expert is Your Expert System for Performance Management 
Joseph L. Hellerstein

Modelling: A Do-It-Yourself Approach 
Tim Follen

On Some Performance Aspects of the Client/Server Computing Paradigm 
Nirdosh Bhatnagar

Quick Bottleneck Prediction for Modeling and System Performance 
Steven A. Johnson, Doug Child

Simulating Response Times Efficiently 
Darcy M. Palmer, Thomas E. Hajostek

The Performance of ORACLE Financials on Various SPARCserver Configurations 
Adrian N. Cockcroft, Allan N. Packer

Workload Characterization 
Thomas Beretvas

Network & Interoperability

A Methodology for Assessing Capacity Needs in an Intelligent Workstation/Local Area Network (IWS/LAN) Environment 
Mark D. Nyman

A Political Guide to Open Systems: Interoperating with a Different Type of Network 
Barry S. Weinstein

Capacity Planning in the Interoperable Enterprise 
Michael A. Salsburg

Configuring a DCE Cell for Performance 
Jaqueline A. Lynch

Designing and Managing Gigabit LANS 
Robert S. Yori

Evaluating Network Capacity Using a Simulation Model 
Daniel T. Wick, Ankur R. Hajare

Executing MXG and Other SAS Applications Under OS/2, Windows, and UNIX 
Barry Merrill

Exploring the Different Facets of Distributed Systems 
Richard L. Gimarc

LAN Interconnection Devices and Their Performance 
Ankur R. Hajare

Network Analysis Case Study 
Barbara H. Pendergrass, Robert N. Bonham

SPLAT Based LAN Design 
Richard Hammond

Tuning Principles for a Large Distributed Backup/Restore Facility 
Cheryl A. Montgomery, Monu Pradhan-Advani

Two-Level Performance Models of Client/Server Systems 
Daniel A. Menascé, Virgílio A. F. Almeida

WAN Infrastructure and Its Performance Management Concerns 
Tachen Leo Lo

Statistics

A Graphical Paradigm for the Design and Analysis of Distributed Systems 
H. Pat Artis

A Practical Approach for Estimating True I/O Contention 
Charles A. Milligan, David L. Peterson

Actuator Load Distributions and Capacity Planning 
Joseph B. Major

Analysis of Data Access Methods in a Distributed Computing System 
Elias Drakopoulos

Applying Expert System Technology to Enhance Sort Performance 
Peter Liu

Applying Genetic Algorithms to Extract Workload Classes 
Chrisila C. Pettey, Thomas D. Wagner, Lawrence W. Dowdy

Capacity Requirements Estimation and Safety Factors 
Joseph B. Major

Effects of Self-Similar Traffic on Queueing Systems 
Kevin F. Smith

How Expert is Your Expert System for Performance Management 
Joseph L. Hellerstein

Modelling: A Do-It-Yourself Approach 
Tim Follen

On Some Performance Aspects of the Client/Server Computing Paradigm 
Nirdosh Bhatnagar

Quick Bottleneck Prediction for Modeling and System Performance 
Steven A. Johnson, Doug Child

Simulating Response Times Efficiently 
Darcy M. Palmer, Thomas E. Hajostek

The Performance of ORACLE Financials on Various SPARCserver Configurations 
Adrian N. Cockcroft, Allan N. Packer

Workload Characterization 
Thomas Beretvas

Storage & I/O Subsystems

A Study of Cached RAID5 I/O 
Alexandre Brandwajn, David E. Levy

A Survey of MVS Cache Locality by Data Pool: The Multiple Workload Approach Revisited 
Bruce McNutt

An Evolution in Business Recovery: The Migration to ABARS 
Michael L. Puldy

Backward Error Recovery in Redundant Disk Arrays 
William V. Courtright II, Garth A. Gibson

Cached DASD Performance and Tuning Under OS/2 Version 2.X 
Mark B. Friedman, Frank V. Castellucci

Cause and Effect of I/O Elongation in a Logically Partitioned Environment 
Ronald C. Bradt, Curt H. Whipple

DASD Performance in a Multisystem Environment 
Thomas Beretvas

Disk Scheduling in Linux 
Robert Geist, James Westall

Mainframe & Distributed Remote Vaulting Experiences 
Nancy H. Tillberg

Models Models Everywhere: Zeroing In On CAIDS and RAIDS 
Ben Duhl

RAID - Making Data More Available and Improving Performance of Secondary Storage 
Annette M. Hagood

Tape Performance Comparisons 
Robert C. Naegler Jr.

The Anatomy of a DASD I/O Burst 
Leslie K. Hodge, Charles A. Milligan, Steven A. Johnson

The Optical Storage Alternative 
Anna M. Long

The Performance of Parity-Array Disk Storage 
Aare Onton, Kevin F. Smith

The Performance of Write-only DASD Workloads 
William R. Fairchild, Paul Andersen

The Structure of a DOS Formatted Disk 
John P. Pilch

There May Not Be a Free Lunch But You Can Get Close 
Charles W. Hopf

Understanding the Performance of Tape Library Storage Systems 
Diana Lubow

System 390 Topics

1993 CMG Fellowship Winner-Implementation Tradeoffs in Providing Shared Memory 
Kirk Johnson

Architecture and Performance of S/390 Parallel Transaction Servers 
Jeffrey P. Buzen, Annie W. Shum

Batch Tuning Experiences: Things That Go Bump in the Night 
John P. Shuman

ESCON Performance Over XDF Distances 
Richard W. Brandenstein

Evaluating High-Performance Second-Generation Serial Interfaces 
Pallavi Gholkar Homan, Mike Wiebel

How Many Users Does Your VM System Support 
Robert L. Guenther

Impact of VSAM CI SIZE on DASD Space and Write Activity for SMF 
Barry Merrill

MVS 5.1 and the Parallel Sysplex - Why, What, and Measurement Considerations 
Timothy J. Hofmann

MVS Overhead - How to Reduce What You Can't Measure 
Michael R. Le Voi

MVS/ESA Full vs. Reduced/Partial Preemption 
Steve C. Lambourne

Plumbing VM/ESA Monitor Data 
Robert L. Guenther

Understanding The S/390 Parallel Sysplex: A Technical Introduction 
Martin M. Bradley

Using Technology to Manage a Large Data Center 
James W. Oswald

Using the CP Monitor to Track Application Performance in VM/ESA 
Martin A. Zimelis

Workload Management in MVS/ESA System Product Version 5 
George Alan Esworthy

Workload Manager from IBM - A Practical View 
Debora G. Reinert