notes01 - TELENET 2120 Network Performance INTRO Asst....

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1 TELENET 2120 Network Performance INTRO Asst. Prof. Joseph Kabara, Ph.D Graduate Program in Telecommunications and Networking University of Pittsburgh 2 Fal 2008, Class #1 TELENET 2120: Network Performance Course Objective To develop the modeling, mathematical and programming tools necessary to determine the performance of computer systems and communication networks. Performance Study: Estimating one or more metrics via 1. measurement, 2. simulation 3. analysis Metrics are usually statistical quantities Throughput, Response Time, Availability, Call Blocking, etc 3 Fal 2008, Class #1 TELENET 2120: Network Performance Syllabus and Schedule here
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2 4 Fal 2008, Class #1 TELENET 2120: Network Performance Scoring – Homework . ...................... 20% – Midterm Exam . ................ 25% – Final Exam . ...................... 35% – Project . ............................ 20% 5 Fal 2008, Class #1 TELENET 2120: Network Performance C ourse Outline Course Organization, Introduction to Performance Modeling Reading : Jain 1, 2, 3 Review of Probability and Statistics Reading : Notes, Jain 12 ∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗ Performance Concepts, Col ection/Analysis of Measurements Reading: Notes, Jain 30, 12 Analysis of Measurements, Comparison of Systems Reading : Jain 13, 14 Linear Regression, Experimental Design Reading : Jain 14, 16, 17, 20 Experimental Design Reading : Jain 20 ∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗ Simulation Concepts Reading : Notes, Jain 24 Basic Simulation Modeling Reading : Handout, Jain 24 6 Fal 2008, Class #1 TELENET 2120: Network Performance Course Outline Simulation Programming Reading : Notes Simulation Input Modeling, Output Data Analysis Reading : Jain 25, 26, 27 Output Data Analysis, Validation of Simulation Reading : Notes, Jain 25 Simulation Software Reading : Jain 25, 30 ∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗ Basic Queueing Models Reading : Jain 30, 32, 33, Notes Queueing Models and Networks Reading : Jain 32, 33, 35, Notes Queueing Networks, Applications Reading : Jain 33, 34, 35, Notes Applications of Performance Techniques Reading : Notes
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3 7 Fal 2008, Class #1 TELENET 2120: Network Performance Why Performance Modeling ? Determining network performance is a key element in “Design, Operation, and Management” – Set system parameters and design tradeoffs Example-1: How many terminals can connect to a mainframe computer system ? Example-2: Determine buffer requirements in a switch.
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