- The book provides IT managers, decision makers and project leaders who want to acquire knowledge sufficient to understand the choices made in and capabilities of systems offered by various vendors
- Provides system design information to balance the characteristic applications against the capabilities and nature of various architectural choices
- In addition, it offers an integrated view of the concepts in server architecture, accompanied by discussion of effects on the evolution of the data processing industry
Table of Contents
Part 1: Architectural Options and Technology Evolution
1. Processors and Memory
3. Evolution of Software Technology
Part 2: Systems Architecture Options
4. Symmetrical (Tightly-Coupled) Multiprocessors
5. Clusters and Massively Parallel Machines
6. Data Storage
7. Systems Performance and Estimation Techniques
8. DBMS and Server Architectures
9. The Terminology of High-Availability Systems
10. Hardware and software Solutions for High Availability
11. Selection Criteria and Total Cost of Ownership
12. Conclusions and Prospects
- No. of pages: 784
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Digital Press 2004
- Published: December 15, 2004
- Imprint: Digital Press
- eBook ISBN: 9780080492292
About the Author
He has a wide range of teaching experience during his 20 years at Université Paris 6 (Compiler Construction, Software Engineering) and for more than 10 years, as an Associate Professor, at CNAM (System Architecture and System Integration).
He has written several papers and a book on server architectures "Serveurs Multiprocesseurs, clusters et architectures parallèles" Eyrolles (Paris april 2000).
He can be reached at www.chevance.com (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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