Hart, Douglas I.
College for Professional Studies
MS Computer and Information Technology
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
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The motivation for this research came from the need to solve a problem affecting not only the company used in this study, but also the many other companies in the information technology industry having similar problem: how to conduct performance benchmarks for custom applications in an effective, unbiased, and accurate manner. This paper presents the pros and cons of existing benchmark methodologies. It proposes a combination of the best characteristics of these benchmarks into a methodology that addresses the problem from an application perspective considering the overall synergy between operating system and software. The author also discusses a software design to implement the proposed methodology. The methodology proposed is generic enough to be adapted to any particular application performance-benchmarking situation.
Date of Award
© Braulio Cabral
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Cabral, Braulio J., "Performance Benchmarks for Custom Applications: Considerations and Strategies" (2006). Student Publications. 385.