About the Author :
Raj Jain is a Senior Consulting Engineer in the Distributed Systems Architecture and Performance Group at Digital Equipment Corporation. With over sixteen years of experience in the field of computer systems performance, he is currently responsible for analyzing various design alternatives for DEC's networking architecture. He received the Ph.D. degree from Harvard and has taught courses on performance at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "Dr. Jain is a Fellow of the IEEE and is listed in Who's Who in the Computer Industry, 1989."
Part I: An Overview of Performance Evaluation Common Mistakes and How to Avoid ThemSelection of Techniques and MetricsMEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES AND TOOLSTypes of WorkloadsWorkload Characterization TechniquesMonitorsRatio GamesPart II: Probability Theory and Statistics Summarizing Measured DataSimple Linear Regression ModelsOther Regression ModelsPart III: Experimental Design and Analysis One-Factor ExperimentsTwo-Factor Full Factorial Design without ReplicationsTwo-Factor Full Factorial Design with ReplicationsPart IV: SimulationAnalysis of Simulation ResultsTesting Random-Number GeneratorsCommonly Used DistributionsPart V: Queuing ModelsAnalysis of a Single QueueOperational LawsConvolution AlgorithmAppendixSolutions to Selected ExercisesReferencesAuthor IndexSubject Index