What's size got to do with it?: understanding computer rightsizing

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IEEEPress, 1998 - Computers - 394 pages
"Whether your existing system is a standalone PC, a local area network (LAN), or a traditional host mainframe system, WHAT'S SIZE GOT TO DO WITH IT? will help guide you in finding the ""right size"" system for your particular needs.Complete with useful design checklists and templates, this book will be of value to students, technical managers, nonspecialist engineers, and information systems professionals."

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Introduction and Overview
Systems Approach to Rightsizing
Upsizing Systems

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About the author (1998)

About the Authors...
John E. Blyler has more than 15 years of experience as a systems engineer, serving in a variety of senior-level technical and management positions in government, university, and corporate environments. His expertise lies in the full life-cycle development, integration, and rightsizing of complex data acquisition and processing systems. He holds a B.S. degree in engineering physics (1982) and an M.S. degree in electronic engineering (1990). Mr. Blyler has published numerous technical papers and is a regular feature columnist for the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement (I & M) Society magazine. He is both author and instructor of short courses in systems engineering and computer technology.
Gary A. Ray has served in a broad range of technical positions in government, university, and corporate environments for more than 18 years. His expertise includes the analysis, design, development, and integration of software networks, primarily in UNIX and PC environments. He holds a B.S. degree (1978) and a Ph.D. (1985) in mathematics.