Issue No. 04 - July (1979 vol. 5)
K.S. Trivedi , Department of Computer Science, Duke University
This paper considers a computer configuration design problem. The computer system is modeled by a closed queuing network. The system throughput is the objective function to be maximized and the speed of the devices are the decision variables. A rich class of non-linear cost functions is considered.
systems modeling, Capacity planning, computer system design, configuration planning, optimization, performance evaluation, queuing networks
K. Trivedi and R. Wagner, "A Decision Model for Closed Queuing Networks," in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 5, no. , pp. 328-332, 1979.