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Benchmarking Models and Tools for Distributed Web-Server Systems

  • Mauro Andreolini
  • Valeria Cardellini
  • Michele Colajanni
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2459)

Abstract

This tutorial reviews benchmarking tools and techniques that can be used to evaluate the performance and scalability of highly accessed Web-server systems. The focus is on design and testing of locally and geographically distributed architectures where the performance evaluation is obtained through workload generators and analyzers in a laboratory environment. The tutorial identifies the qualities and issues of existing tools with respect to the main features that characterize a benchmarking tool (workload representation, load generation, data collection, output analysis and report) and their applicability to the analysis of distributed Web-server systems.

Keywords

Server Node Domain Name Server Client Request User Session Client Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mauro Andreolini
    • 1
  • Valeria Cardellini
    • 1
  • Michele Colajanni
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer, Systems and ProductionUniversity of Roma “Tor Vergata”RomaItaly
  2. 2.Dept. of Information EngineeringUniversity of ModenaModenaItaly

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