Book Volume 7587 2013

Computer Performance Engineering

9th European Workshop, EPEW 2012, Munich, Germany, July 30, 2012, and 28th UK Workshop, UKPEW 2012, Edinburgh, UK, July 2, 2012, Revised Selected Papers

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ISBN: 978-3-642-36780-9 (Print) 978-3-642-36781-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

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  2. EPEW Keynote

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-15

      Trading Power Consumption against Performance by Reserving Blocks of Servers

  3. EPEW Regular Papers

    1. Chapter

      Pages 16-31

      Operational Semantics for Product-Form Solution

    2. Chapter

      Pages 32-47

      Moment Closures for Performance Models with Highly Non-linear Rates

    3. Chapter

      Pages 48-62

      Scale-Freeness of SPA Models with Weighted Immediate Actions

    4. Chapter

      Pages 63-79

      Experimental Evaluation of the Performance-Influencing Factors of Virtualized Storage Systems

    5. Chapter

      Pages 80-95

      Tradeoff between Accuracy and Efficiency in the Time-Parallel Simulation of Monotone Systems

    6. Chapter

      Pages 96-110

      Compositional Approximate Markov Chain Aggregation for PEPA Models

    7. Chapter

      Pages 111-126

      A Path Connection Availability Model for MANETs with Random Waypoint Mobility

  4. UKPEW Keynote

    1. Chapter

      Pages 127-139

      Formal Performance Modelling: From Protocols to People

  5. UKPEW Regular Papers

    1. Chapter

      Pages 140-155

      SRN Models for Analysis of Multihop Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

    2. Chapter

      Pages 156-171

      Don’t Just Go with the Flow: Cautionary Tales of Fluid Flow Approximation

    3. Chapter

      Pages 172-187

      PCTMC Models of Wireless Sensor Network Protocols

    4. Chapter

      Pages 188-196

      A Novel Approach to Energy Efficient Content Distribution with BitTorrent

    5. Chapter

      Pages 197-209

      Performance Modelling of Magnetohydrodynamics Codes

    6. Chapter

      Pages 210-223

      Optimisation of Patch Distribution Strategies for AMR Applications

    7. Chapter

      Pages 224-236

      Energy Consumption in the Office

    8. Chapter

      Pages 237-247

      On the (Page) Ranking of Professional Tennis Players

  6. UKPEW Poster

    1. Chapter

      Pages 248-251

      Towards a Volunteer Cloud Architecture

  7. Back Matter

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