Workload Characterization Issues and Methodologies

  • Maria Calzarossa
  • Luisa Massari
  • Daniele Tessera
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1769)


The performance of any type of system cannot be determined without knowing the workload, that is, the requests being processed. Workload characterization consists of a description of the workload by means of quantitative parameters and functions; the objective is to derive a model able to show, capture, and reproduce the behavior of the workload and its most important features.


Execution Time Interarrival Time Parallel Application Task Graph Packet Arrival 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Calzarossa
    • 1
  • Luisa Massari
    • 1
  • Daniele Tessera
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversità di PaviaPaviaItaly

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