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Author Bucci, Giacomo ♦ Streeter, Donald N.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Cost minimization ♦ Distributed processing ♦ Economic modeling ♦ Distributed database ♦ System design ♦ Interactive computing ♦ Transaction processing
Abstract A macro model of a distributed information system in presented. The model describes the major costs of using an information system from the perspective of the end-user. The model is intended to provide guidance to the system designer by making evident the effect of various design and operating parameters on overall cost per transaction. The technique is illustrated by application to the design of an interactive transaction processing system.
Description Affiliation: IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY (Bucci, Giacomo; Streeter, Donald N.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 22
Issue Number 4
Page Count 13
Starting Page 233
Ending Page 245


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Source: ACM Digital Library