Performance Models of Multiprocessor Systems. M. Ajmone Marsan, G. Balbo, G. Conte.

Performance Models of Multiprocessor Systems.

The MIT Press, MA, 1986, 280 pgs, Illustrations, Tables, Graphs, Formulas, Bibliography, Index.

Condition: Very Good blue and white hardcover, some wear along bottom spine end, binding is sound and secure, pages clean and unmarked.

Keywords: Multiprocessors, Stochastic Processes, Markov Chains, Queuing Models, Networks, Architecture

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Stochastic Processes -- Basic Definitions, Markov Processes, Discrete-Time Markov Chains, Continuous-Time Markov Chains, Aggregation of States in Markov Chains, Semi-Markov Processes;

Queuing Models -- The M/M/1 Queue, Deterministic Analysis of a Single-Server Queuing System, Extended Results, The M/G1/1 Queue, Queuing Networks, Computational Aspects of the Solution of BCMP Queuing Networks, The CHW Theorem, Approximation Methods; Stochastic Petri Nets -- Standard Petri Nets, Timed Petri Nets, Stochastic Petri Nets, Generalized Stochastic Petri Nets; Multiprocessor Architectures, Distributed Systems,

Multiprocessor Systems, The Advantages of a Multiprocessor System, Modeling Assumptions; Analysis of Crossbar Multiprocessor Architectures-- Model Classification, Model Discussion, Nonuniform Memory Reference Pattern;

Sinlge-Bus Multiprocessors with External Common Memory -- Performance Indices, Equal Exponentially Distributed Active & Access Times ((Me/Me/*), Equal Exponentially Distributed Active Times & Equal Generally Distributed Access Times-FCFS (Me/Ge/FCFS), Different Generally Distributed Active Times & Equal Exponentially Distributed Access Times-FCFS & PS (Gd/Me/FCFS & PS), Different Generally Distributed Active & Access Times-PS (Gc/Gc/PS0, Different Exponentially Distributed Active Times & Generally Distributed Access Times-FCFS & FP (Md/Gc/FCFS & FP), Different Generally Distributed Active & Access Times-FCFS (Gc/Gc/FCFS), Numerical Results;

Multiple-Bus Multiprocessors with External Common Memory -- Continuous-Time Markov Chain Models, Generalized Stochastic Petri Net Models, Product Form Solution, Simple Queuing Bounds, Numerical Results;

Single-Bus Multiprocessors with Distributed Common Memory -- Modeling Assumptions, Architecture 1, 2, 3, 4, Architecture Comparision; Multiple-Bus Multiprocessors with Distributed Common Memory-,Numerical Results; Other Aspects , Synchronization of Tasks, MORE.