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Performance Evaluation of CORBA Concurrency Control Service Using Stochastic Petri Nets

Roberta A. A. Fagundes, Paulo R. M. Maciel, Nelson S. Rosa
2007 Revista de Informática Teórica e Aplicada  
This paper presents stochastic Petri net models for performance evaluation of the CORBA Concurrency Control Service (CCS), which mediates concurrent access to objects.  ...  The interest in performance evaluation of middleware systems is increasing. Measurement techniques are still predominant among those used to carry out performance evaluation.  ...  well as performance evaluation of CORBA Concurrency Service taking into account phase approximation distributions.  ... 
doi:10.22456/2175-2745.5693 fatcat:hpat5zuj5zayjorge7j2nflvru

Model-driven generative techniques for scalable performability analysis of distributed systems

A. Kogekar, D. Kaul, A. Gokhale, P. Vandal, U. Praphamontripong, S. Gokhale, Jing Zhang, Yuehua Lin, J. Gray
2006 Proceedings 20th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium  
We illustrate the use of domain-specific modeling languages and model weavers to model infrastructure composition using middleware building blocks, and to enhance these models with the desired performability  ...  We also demonstrate the use of generative tools that synthesize metadata from these models for performability validation using analytical, simulation and empirical benchmarking tools.  ...  The performability analysis models in our study use Stochastic Reward Nets.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2006.1639593 dblp:conf/ipps/KogekarKGVPGZLG06 fatcat:rw5o6ldqfvcprdvfyfq6ruycti

Towards Dependability Modeling of FT-CORBA Architectures [chapter]

István Majzik, Gábor Huszerl
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The UML statechart of this object is transformed to a stochastic Petri net that forms the core of the dependability model.  ...  The paper presents techniques to support the dependability modeling and analysis of distributed object-oriented applications that are designed according to the Fault Tolerant CORBA (FT-CORBA) specification  ...  The formalism of the dependability model is timed Petri nets (TPN), more precisely Stochastic Reward Nets (SRN) [11] . Dependability measures can be specified by using reward functions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36080-8_14 fatcat:swhiytfprnbd5kx5f5mhbk5eg4

Performance Analysis of a Middleware Demultiplexing Pattern

U. Praphamontripong, S. Gokhale, Aniruddha Gokhale, Jeff Gray
2007 2007 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07)  
In this paper, we present a performance model of the Reactor pattern based on the Stochastic Reward Net (SRN) modeling paradigm.  ...  Design-time performance analysis of these event-driven systems thus requires a model of the Reactor pattern.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by the following grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF): Univ. of Connecticut (CNS-0406376 and CNS-SMA-0509271), Vanderbilt Univ.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2007.432 dblp:conf/hicss/PraphamontripongGGG07 fatcat:2lpyuvthuza5zp5reyz3zd6ey4

Response time analysis of a middleware event demultiplexing pattern for network services

S.S. Gokhale, A.S. Gokhale, J. Gray
2005 GLOBECOM '05. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 2005.  
The model is based on the Stochastic Reward Net (SRN) modeling paradigm.  ...  The choice of the building blocks and their configuration options have an impact on the performance of the services provided by the systems.  ...  The work closest to the proposed research is reported by Ramani et al. [10] , where SRNs are used for the performance analysis of the CORBA event service.  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocom.2005.1577731 dblp:conf/globecom/GokhaleGG05 fatcat:kazm5qx5yzbzxkrsborud5o2wi

Performance Analysis of the Reactor Pattern in Network Services

S. Gokhale, A. Gokhale, J. Gray, P. Vandal, U. Praphamontripong
2006 Proceedings 20th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium  
In this paper, we present a model of the Reactor pattern based on the well-established Stochastic Reward Net (SRN) modeling paradigm.  ...  In order to enable performance analysis of event-driven applications at design time, a model is needed that represents the event demultiplexing and handling functionality that lies at the heart of these  ...  The work closest to the proposed research is reported by Ramani et al. [15] , where SRNs are used for the performance analysis of the CORBA event service.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2006.1639639 dblp:conf/ipps/GokhaleGGVP06 fatcat:ihv2xdndtfcvho7bd4eehigjli

An Analytical Approach to Performance Analysis of an Asynchronous Web Server

U. Praphamontripong, S. Gokhale, Aniruddha Gokhale, Jeff Gray
2007 Simulation (San Diego, Calif.)  
We discuss the implementation of the queuing model using the Stochastic Reward Net (SRN) modeling paradigm.  ...  A model-based approach can be used for such design-time performance analysis. In this paper we present a queuing model of an asynchronous Web server implemented using the Proactor pattern.  ...  We then discuss how the queuing model can be implemented using the Stochastic Reward Net (SRN) modeling paradigm.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0037549707080891 fatcat:aec3xrgntreqnfextidcuxbwbq

Effective fault treatment for improving the dependability of COTS and legacy-based applications

A. Bondavalli, S. Chiaradonna, D. Cotroneo, L. Romano
2004 IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing  
Dependability analysis has been conducted via combined use of direct measurements and analytical modeling.  ...  The design and implementation of the resulting solution is illustrated with respect to a case study.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been partially supported by: the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research (MIUR), within the framework of the FIRB Project "Middleware for advanced services  ... 
doi:10.1109/tdsc.2004.40 fatcat:eeikxrk4ijdm7i7wizmktgt5uy

Reliability modeling and analysis of communication networks

Waqar Ahmad, Osman Hasan, Usman Pervez, Junaid Qadir
2017 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first in-depth review of the application of reliability modeling and analysis techniques in communication networks.  ...  In this paper, we study various modeling and analysis techniques that can aid in the study of reliability of communication networks.  ...  analysis of a finance service network is performed using Petri Nets [221] The reliability analysis of a system with three computers and distributed memory is performed using Petri Nets [222] A system  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2016.11.008 fatcat:3ly4sqppj5hergujxlbqmv3e3q

Performance evaluation of composite Web services

Lynda Mokdad, Jalel Ben Othman, Abdelkrim Abdelli
2015 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems  
The reported simulation results advocate the use of our approach in the performance evaluation of composite Web service architectures.  ...  Contrary to previous approaches, the modeling and the performance evaluation of a variable number of remote service invocation become possible.  ...  On the other side, stochastic Petri Nets have been defined to represent synchronization constraints of parallel systems or protocols.  ... 
doi:10.4108/inis.2.4.e4 fatcat:fixwnhdtljg5faceeepqh6odi4

A Fault-Tolerant Distributed Legacy-Based System and Its Evaluation [chapter]

Andrea Bondavalli, Silvano Chiaradonna, Domenico Cotroneo, Luigi Romano
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
An experimental prototype deployed over a COTS-based LAN is described and has allowed a dependability analysis, via combined use of direct measurements and analytical modeling.  ...  This consists of a distributed architectural framework, handling replicated legacy-based subsystems. Replication and voting are used for error detection and masking.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been partially supported by the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research (MIUR) within the projects: FIRB "WEB-MINDS: Wide-scalE, Broadband, MIddleware for  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45214-0_22 fatcat:a7y3dojh4rcdborex6iaa23i4i

Issues and Ongoing Work on State-Driven Workload Generation for Distributed Systems [chapter]

Roberto Natella, Fabio Scippacercola
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The dependability of a complex distributed system needs to be assured against the several conditions, namely states, in which it can operate.  ...  Generating a workload able to cover a desired target state of a distributed system is still a di cult task, since the relationship between the workload and states is nontrivial due to system complexity  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been supported by the projects 'Embedded Systems in Critical Domains" (CUP B25B09000100007) within the framework of "POR Campania  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38789-0_9 fatcat:s7dwbwuppfglrji7dg4yhfsfhe

Benchmarking and Configuration of Workflow Management Systems [chapter]

Michael Gillmann, Ralf Mindermann, Gerhard Weikum
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Workflow management systems (WFMS) orchestrate the control and data flow between a workflow's activities, based on a high-level specification of the intended behavior (e.g., using Petri-net variants, state  ...  To demonstrate the platform-independence and usefulness of the benchmark, we present performance measurements of two systems, the commercial product Staffware97 and our own prototype system Mentor-lite  ...  To this end, we have developed a suite of analytic models, using stochastic methods like continuous-time Markov chains and Markov reward models, to predict the performance, availability, and performability  ... 
doi:10.1007/10722620_19 fatcat:qm2iet66sne2jls2pyhh75ilpm

Artificial cognitive control with self-x capabilities: A case study of a micro-manufacturing process

Rodolfo E. Haber, Carmelo Juanes, Raúl del Toro, Gerardo Beruvides
2015 Computers in industry (Print)  
The artificial cognitive control architecture that we propose, based on the shared circuits model of socio-cognitive skills, seeks to overcome limitations from the perspectives of computer science, neuroscience  ...  The results of simulation and real-time application to force control of micro-manufacturing processes are presented as a proof of concept.  ...  The authors wish also to thank Fernando Castaño for the support in the realization of experiments and processing data from experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2015.05.001 fatcat:mj7uhjrxkvhannu3pso7wm6pw4

Architecture-Based Software Reliability Analysis: Overview and Limitations

Swapna S. Gokhale
2007 IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing  
With the growing size and complexity of software applications, research in the area of architecture-based software reliability analysis has gained prominence.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the existing research in this area, critically examine its limitations, and suggest ways to address the identified limitations.  ...  Space Grant College Consortium, and 3) CAREER award from the US National Science Foundation (#CNS-0643971).  ... 
doi:10.1109/tdsc.2007.4 fatcat:2or575vgebc7dezkemqrcxpiku
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