What's size got to do with it?: understanding computer rightsizing
"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
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allocation application development basic benchmark cache capabilities Chap client client/server COBOL communication complex components computer system connected Corporation cost cycle database decision disk drives distributed downsizing dumb terminals environment Ethernet example existing FDDI Figure file server file system functions goals hardware and software IEEE implementation integrated Internet language layer machine mainframe computer maintenance Marisa memory migration minicomputer MS-DOS multiple multitasking NetBIOS network operating system object object-oriented off-loaded operating system options OSI model overall packets PCs and workstations peer-based peer-to-peer performance phase problem processor programs protocol queue rehosting reliability requirements rightsizing effort RISC routers RPCs share files software applications solution architectures specific standalone standard strategy switch systems engineering SYSW TCP/IP tion token ring traffic transaction typically Unix upsizing user interface Windows