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Author Gintell, John W. ♦ Saltzer, Jerome H.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Demand paging ♦ Measuring tools ♦ Multics ♦ Event tracing ♦ Instrumentation ♦ Script driven measurement ♦ Multiprogramming systems ♦ Performance measurement ♦ System analysis ♦ Metering
Abstract An array of measuring tools devised to aid in the implementation of a prototype computer utility is discussed. These tools include special hardware clocks and data channels, general purpose programmed probing and recording tools, and specialized measurement facilities. Some particular measurements of interest in a system which combines demand paging with multiprogamming are described in detail. Where appropriate, insight into effectiveness (or lack thereof) of individual tools is provided.
Description Affiliation: General Electric Company, Cambridge, MA (Gintell, John W.) || Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (Saltzer, Jerome H.)
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 13
Issue Number 8
Page Count 6
Starting Page 495
Ending Page 500


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Source: ACM Digital Library