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Cloud computing is a computing paradigm in which different computing resources, including infrastructure, hardware platforms, and software applications, are made accessible to remote users as services. Successful provision of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and, consequently, widespread adoption of cloud computing necessitates accurate performance evaluation that allows service providers to dimension their resources in order to fulfil the service level agreements with their customers. In this paper, we describe an analytical model for performance evaluation of cloud server farms, and demonstrate the manner in which important performance indicators such as request waiting time and server utilization may be assessed with sufficient accuracy.

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Khazaei, H., Mišić, J., Mišić, V.B. (2012). Performance Analysis of Cloud Computing Centers. In: Zhang, X., Qiao, D. (eds) Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness in Heterogeneous Networks. QShine 2010. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 74. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29222-4_18

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