Automatic Performance Model Generation for Java Enterprise Edition (EE) Applications

  • Andreas Brunnert
  • Christian Vögele
  • Helmut Krcmar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8168)


The effort required to create performance models for enterprise applications is often out of proportion compared to their benefits. This work aims to reduce this effort by introducing an approach to automatically generate component-based performance models for running Java EE applications. The approach is applicable for all Java EE server products as it relies on standardized component types and interfaces to gather the required data for modeling an application. The feasibility of the approach and the accuracy of the generated performance models are evaluated in a case study using a SPECjEnterprise2010 industry standard benchmark deployment. Simulations based on a generated performance model of this reference deployment show a prediction error of 1 to 20 % for response time and of less than 10 % for CPU utilization and throughput.


Performance Evaluation Performance Modeling Palladio Component Model Java Enterprise Edition Enterprise Applications 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Brunnert
    • 1
  • Christian Vögele
    • 1
  • Helmut Krcmar
    • 2
  1. 1.Fortiss GmbHMünchenGermany
  2. 2.Technische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany

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