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A Domain-Specific Language and Toolchain for Performance Evaluation Based on Measurements

  • Freek van den Berg
  • Jozef Hooman
  • Boudewijn R. Haverkort
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10740)

Abstract

This tool paper presents iDSL, a language and a fully automated toolchain for evaluating the performance of service-oriented systems. In this work, we emphasize the use of a high-level domain specific language that is tailored to be understood by system designers and domain experts, a transformation into an underlying process algebra which contains latency distribution functions based on real measurements for calibration, and the integration of analysis tools under the hood. Altogether, the approach delivers intuitive, visual results.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Freek van den Berg
    • 1
  • Jozef Hooman
    • 2
    • 3
  • Boudewijn R. Haverkort
    • 1
  1. 1.DACSUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.ICISRadboud University NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Embedded Systems Innovation (ESI) by TNOEindhovenThe Netherlands

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