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Scaling for E-Business: Technologies, Models, Performance, and Capacity Planning

Scaling for E-Business: Technologies, Models, Performance, and Capacity Planning
Author: Daniel A. Menasce - Virgilio A.F. Almeida
ISBN 13: 9780130863287
ISBN 10: 130863289
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2000-05-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 462
List Price: $54.99

Foreword by Jim Gray Microsoft Research and 1998 ACM Turing Award Recipient

The Complete Guide to Techniques and Models to Evaluate and Plan E-Business Sites!

  • Avoid losing customers due to site crashes
  • Performance modeling and capacity planning for e-business infrastructure
  • Build and analyze customer behavior models
  • Plan your e-business site to avoid frequent upgrades and migrations
"E-business is transforming every element of business in many unknown ways. This book will give its readers a headstart in understanding the quantitative underpinnings of the new environment."
— Howard Frank, Dean, Robert H. Smith School of Business University of Maryland at College Park

Solid analysis of performance modeling and capacity planning for your e-business site! S low e-commerce sites cost their owners billions and embarrass and degrade their owners' brands. Don't let it happen to you!

Scaling for E-Business presents analysis techniques for quantifying and projecting every element of your e-business site's performance-and planning for the capacity you need, no matter what! Discover how to...

  • Characterize e-commerce workloads more accurately
  • Analyze the performance of authentication and payment services
  • Model contention for software servers, and ensure scalability
  • Model and plan for communications infrastructure
  • Forecast and cope with peak demand
  • Project the impact of agent technologies and non-PC devices

You can't turn to your vendors for these state-of-the-art techniques. But you can turn to Scaling for E-Business-and if you plan to succeed, you'd better!