A performance dimensioning guide for a large telecommunication system

Document type: Conference Papers
Peer reviewed: Yes
Author(s): Charlie Svahnberg, Lars Lundberg, M Roos
Title: A performance dimensioning guide for a large telecommunication system
Conference name: 15th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications
Year: 2000
Pagination: 50-55
ISBN: 1-880843-32-3
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY COMPUTER S & THEIR APPLICATIONS (ISCA)
City: NEW ORLEANS, LA
ISI number: 000179247600012
Organization: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Department: Department of Software Engineering and Computer Science (Institutionen för programvaruteknik och datavetenskap)
Dept. of Software Engineering and Computer Science S-372 25 Ronneby
+46 455 38 50 00
http://www.bth.se/eng/ipd/
Language: English
Abstract: In this paper we present a performance dimensioning guide for a large telecommunication application - a billing gateway. We compare two approaches: a parametric approach where the performance predictions are based on linear combinations of the performance implications of certain parameters (i.e. the amount of filtering and formatting in the configuration), and a holistic approach where the predictions are based on recordings from a number of representative configurations. The predictions are used to select the appropriate hardware platform. We compare the two approaches for three configurations. These evaluations show that the holistic approach is more accurate and easier to use.
Subject: Software Engineering\General
Telecommunications\General
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