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A Multilayer Client-Server Queueing Network Model with Synchronous and Asynchronous Messages
November 2000 (vol. 26 no. 11)
pp. 1086-1100

Abstract—We analyze a multilayered queueing network that models a client-server system where clients and servers communicate via synchronous and asynchronous messages. The servers are organized in groups such that they form a multilayered hierarchical structure. The queueing network is approximately analyzed using a decomposition algorithm. Numerical tests show that the approximation algorithm has a good accuracy.

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Index Terms:
Client-Server networks, synchronous and asynchronous messages, queueing networks, software performance modeling, software bottlenecks.
Sridhar Ramesh, Harry G. Perros, "A Multilayer Client-Server Queueing Network Model with Synchronous and Asynchronous Messages," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 1086-1100, Nov. 2000, doi:10.1109/32.881719
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