Course Name: 

Perfomance Modeling (IT305)


B.Tech (IT)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Performance Evaluation methods. Analytical versus simulation modeling. Performance measurement and benchmarking. Workload modeling. Random variables. Commonly used distributions. Stochastic processes. Markov chain models of computer systems. Queuing models. Discrete event simulation. Simulation Languages. Confidence intervals. Variance reduction techniques. Case studies of analytical & simulation of computer systems.


Raj Jain, The Art of Computer Systems Performance Analysis, Jon Wisely and Sons, New York, USA, 1991.
KS Trivedi, Probability and Statistics with Reliability, Queuing and computer science, PHI 1982.
Paul & Howard, Computer systems performance Evaluation & Prediction, Elsevier, 2005.


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