Best Reference Books – Computer Systems Performance Analysis

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1. “The Art of Computer Systems Performance Analysis: Techniques for Experimental Design, Measurement, Simulation and Modeling” by Raj Jain

“The Art of Computer Systems Performance Analysis: Techniques for Experimental Design, Measurement, Simulation and Modeling” Book Review: The book covers topics like performance evaluation, common mistakes and their avoidance, types of workloads and their characteristics, ratio games , probability theory and statistics. The book also discusses regression and its models, experimental design, one-factor and two-factorial designs. The book also explains simulations, testing, commonly-used distributions, queuing models, operational laws and convolution algorithms. The book can be used by those trying to learn about the performance analysis of computer systems.

2. “Probability, Stochastic Processes, and Queueing Theory: The Mathematics of Computer Performance Modeling” by Randolph Nelson

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“Probability, Stochastic Processes, and Queueing Theory: The Mathematics of Computer Performance Modeling” Book Review: After an introduction the book covers concepts of probability and randomness, combinatorics, random variables and distribution, expectation and fundamental theorems. The book also provides poisson processes, M/G/1 queue, markov processes, matrix geometric solutions and queuing networks. The book is intended for those taking an introduction in Probability, Stochastic Processes, and Queueing Theory.

3. “Introduction to High Performance Computing for Scientists and Engineers” by Georg Hager and Gerhard Wellein

“Introduction to High Performance Computing for Scientists and Engineers” Book Review: The book explains the architecture of the modern cache based processors, limitations, optimization strategies and distributed-memory parallel computer architectures. The book also covers OpenMP, ccNUMA, MPI and its codes. The book can be referred to by those taking an introduction to High Performance Computing.

4. “Computer Systems Design and Architecture” by Vincent P Heuring and Harry F Jordan

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“Computer Systems Design and Architecture” Book Review: The book covers topics like the perspective of a logic designer, assembly language programmer and computer architect. The book also discusses developments in microprocessors, ALU, pipelining, memory hierarchy, networks and internet. The book also explains CISC and RISC with the help of Register Transfer Notation. The book has a large number of solved examples. The book can be used by those taking an introduction in computer architecture including the students at undergraduate levels.

5. “Test and Analysis of Web Services” by Luciano Baresi

“Test and Analysis of Web Services” Book Review: The book has been divided into 4 parts. The first part provides analysis which covers topics like monitor service flows and engineer approach to web service. The second part covers testing which includes unit testing and web services regression testing. The third part of the book, monitoring, covers the run-time monitoring, calculus based approach and assumption based composition and monitoring. The fourth/last part of reliability, security and trust includes vulnerability analysis of web-based applications and challenges of testing. The book provides a large number of real-life examples for future research and developments. This book can be used by those learning about the testing and analysis of web services.

6. “Cloud Computing Patterns: Fundamentals to Design, Build, and Manage Cloud Applications” by Christoph Fehling and Frank Leymann

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“Cloud Computing Patterns: Fundamentals to Design, Build, and Manage Cloud Applications” Book Review: The book provides information about CIO’s, software architects, project managers, developers and cloud strategy. The book also provides real-life applications of cloud-native applications and suited cloud vendors. The book can be used by those who want an introduction to cloud computing patterns.

7. “Performance Analysis of Closed Queueing Networks (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems)” by Svenja Lagershausen

“Performance Analysis of Closed Queueing Networks (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems)” Book Review: The book also explains performance analysis of closed queuing networks, general processing times and finite buffer spaces. The book explains 2 approaches- the first one being an approximate decomposition approach and the second approach being finite capacity networks. The book also discusses Markov Chain which also explains queuing networks. This book can be used by those who are taking an introduction to Performance Analysis of Closed Queueing Networks.

8. “Reactive Design Patterns” by Roland Kuhn Dr and Jamie Allen

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“Reactive Design Patterns” Book Review: The book explains reactive application design, circuit breaker pattern, Saga pattern, patterns for flow control and architectures. The book also provides a large number of source codes and examples and they use Scala, Java and Akka. The prerequisites are knowledge of distributed systems and can be used by anyone learning about reactive design patterns.

9. “Digital Video Concepts, Methods, and Metrics: Quality, Compression, Performance, and Power Trade-off Analysis” by Shahriar Akramullah

“Digital Video Concepts, Methods, and Metrics: Quality, Compression, Performance, and Power Trade-off Analysis” Book Review: The book provides concepts, methods and metrics for digital video coding, quality, compression, speed and power. The book provides many practical aspects like uploading video on the Internet, e-mails, private party content generation, editing and archiving and cloud asset management. This book can be referred to by those taking an introduction in digital video concepts.

10. “Analyzing Computer System Performance with Perl::PDQ” by Neil J Gunther

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“Analyzing Computer System Performance with Perl::PDQ” Book Review: The book explains the fundamental concepts like queues, basics of queuing and practical examples of Pretty Damn Quick(PDQ). The book contains a large number of exercises at the end of each chapter. The codes and manuals can be found on www.perfdynamics.com. The book requires a prerequisite knowledge of algebra and can be referred to by those taking an introduction in Computer Performance in Perl through the help of PDQ.

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