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Product-form solution techniques for the performance analysis of multiple-bus multiprocessor systems with nonuniform memory references

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3 Author(s)
Chiola, G. ; Dept. of Inf., Torino Univ., Italy ; Marsan, M.A. ; Balbo, G.

Recursive relations are derived for the exact computation of the steady-state probability distribution of some queuing models with passive resources that can be used to analyze the performance of multiple-bus multiprocessor system architectures. The most general case that can be shown to admit a product-form solution is described, and a recursive solution is obtained taking into account, considering different processor access rates, different memory selection probabilities, and a first-come-first-served bus scheduling policy. Several simpler cases allowing easier model solutions are also considered. Numerical evaluations for large computing systems with nonuniform memory references show the usefulness of the results

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Computers, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:37 ,  Issue: 5 )