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Capacity Planning for Web Services Metrics, Models, and Methods (Paperback)

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Capacity Planning for Web Services Menasce, Daniel A./ Almeida, Virgilio A. F. 1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0130659037
ISBN-13: 9780130659033
Sku: 33666019
Publish Date: 4/1/2014
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.25H x 7.25L x 1.75T
Pages:  608
Edition Number:  2
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!

  • A quantitative analysis of Web service availability
  • An integrated coverage of benchmarking, load testing, workload forecasting, and performance modeling of Web services
  • Example and case studies show how to use each technique in the latest Web services, portals, search engines, mobile and streaming-media applications
  • A quantitative framework for planning the capacity of Web services and understanding their behavior

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:

  • Web services: protocols, interaction models, and unique performance, reliability, and availability challenges
  • State-of-the-art capacity planning methodologies
  • Spreadsheets implement the solutions of the models presenteed in the book
  • Specific issues and workloads associated with HTTP and TCP/IP protocols
  • Benchmarking current performance at system and component levels

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.

Product Attributes

Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeEdition:   0002
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0608
Product attributePublisher:   Prentice Hall
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