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Initial tool for monitoring performance of Web sites

Muntean, Cristina Hava, Holban, Stefan, Murphy, John and Murphy, Liam (2000) Initial tool for monitoring performance of Web sites. Automatic Control and Computer Sciences, 45 (59). pp. 123-128. ISSN 1558-108X

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Abstract

A very important application, which offers access to information on the Internet, is the World Wide Web (WWW or Web). The WWW is primarily responsible for the growth of e-commerce activity by the use of the Internet. To improve users' satisfaction with e-commerce WWW services, a lot of work has been done on characterizing the performance of Internet applications and servers. We discuss in this article about a monitoring application for performance measurement of the WWW Servers. By observing the behaviour of WWW servers and measuring their performance, we can estimate several performance indices. Our application simulates the access of a number of clients to the same Web page and its links and analyses the results. Three different cases are taken into account: the clients access the same Web page one after the other (i.e. serially), at the same time (i.e. in parallel), checking before a ‘cache’ structure.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing > Staff Research and Publications
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 20 May 2014 14:35
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2014 17:50
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/1294

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