Simulation-Based Performance Study of e-Commerce Web Server System – Results for FIFO Scheduling

  • Grażyna Suchacka
  • Leszek Borzemski
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 183)


The chapter concerns the issue of overloaded Web server performance evaluation using a simulation-based approach. We focus on a Business-to-Consumer (B2C) environment and consider server performance both from the perspective of computer system efficiency and e-business profitability. Results of simulation experiments for the Web server system under First-In-First-Out (FIFO) scheduling are discussed. Much attention has been paid to the analysis of the impact of a limited server system capacity on business-related performance metrics.


Online Retailer Shopping Cart Potential Revenue Workload Scenario Ordinary Customer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics and InformaticsOpole UniversityOpolePoland
  2. 2.Institute of InformaticsWrocław University of TechnologyWrocławPoland

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