|Author: Daniel A. Menasce Daniel A. Menasce Virgilio A. F. Almeida||Joint Author: Virgilio A. Almeida Virgilio A. Almeida|
|In "Capacity Planning for Web Services: Metrics, Models, and Methods," two leading Web capacity planning experts introduce quantitative performance predictive models for every major Web scenario -- especially the latest Web services, e-commerce, and mobile applications. Discover how to identify and address potential performance problems, accommodate usage peaks, define service provider SLAs, benchmark effectively -- and optimize every trade-off between cost and performance.|
From the Publisher:
The #1 guide to Web capacity planning -- now completely updated!
The world's #1 book on Web capacity planning now covers the latest Web services, e-business, and mobile applications! Capacity Planning for Web Services: Metrics, Models, and Methods introduces quantitative performance predictive models for every major Web scenario, showing precisely how to identify and address both potential and actual performance problems. Coverage includes:
From accommodating current usage peaks to defining service provider SLAs, Daniel A. Menasce and Virgilio Almeida cover every aspect of capacity planning - helping you optimize every tradeoff between cost and performance.
"This bookis the best guide available to understanding the uniqueperformance challenges involved in delivering today's Web services."
- Mark Crovella,Associate Professor, Boston University;| Technical Director, Network Appliance
"...asuperb starting point for anyone wishing to explore the world of Web performance."
- Jeffrey P. Buzen, President of CMG;| Co-Founder, BGS Systems
"There is no other book like this. It is a first."
- Peter J. Denning, Professor of Computer Science, George Mason University and former President of the ACM
"Web servers have bursty andhighly-skewed load characteristics. This book presents a new way tomodel, analyze, and plan for these new performance problems."
- Jim Gray, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research;| 1998 ACM Turing Award Recipient
"...a welcome approach to the performance analysis of today'sWeb-based Internet. ... no simple and practical treatment has been offered before, andtheirs is a timely contribution."
- Leonard Kleinrock, Professor of Computer Science, UCLA;| Chairman and Founder, Nomadix, Inc.