An Empirical Study on a Web Server Queueing System and Traffic Generation by Simulation

  • Ho Woo Lee
  • Yun Bae Kim
  • Chang Hun Lee
  • Won Joo Seo
  • Jin Soo Park
  • SeungHyun Yoon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4317)


In this study, we first analyze the log data of the web-server system at a Korean company and confirm strong self-similarities that have been reported in a wide range of internet data. Then, we propose a simulation approach to generate arrivals of web page requests based on the conventional familiar probability distributions. We also present a forecasting model to generate future arrivals and test the validity of our approach through real data. Finally, we present our software tool that we developed to analyze web log data.


Simulated Data Queue Length Arrival Process Fractional Brownian Motion Hurst Parameter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ho Woo Lee
    • 1
  • Yun Bae Kim
    • 1
  • Chang Hun Lee
    • 1
  • Won Joo Seo
    • 1
  • Jin Soo Park
    • 1
  • SeungHyun Yoon
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Systems Management EngineeringSungkyunkwan UniversitySuwonKorea(South)
  2. 2.Network Control Platform Technology Team, BcN System Research GroupETRIDaejonKorea(South)

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