Modeling and Evaluation of Computer Systems


CS5214: An overview of modeling, simulation, and performance evaluation of computer systems, i.e., operating systems, database management systems, office automation systems, etc. Fundamentals of modeling, the life cycle of a simulation study, workload characterization, random number and variate generation, procurement, measurement principles, software and hardware monitors,capacity planning, system and program tuning, and analytic modeling. Duplication of subject matter of 4214 and 4224. Maximum of 6 hours credit may be obtained from 4214, 4224, 5214.

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