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On Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30, in room 48-453


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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Schmitt
M.Sc. Paul Nikolaus
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Course Overview

The objective of this lecture is to introduce the art of performance-related modeling of complex distributed systems.

  • Performance dimensioning of planned systems
  • Performance control of running systems
  • Quality of service guarantees in distributed systems
  • Resource management in distributed systems

The focus will be on different analytical methods for performance modeling:

  • Tail-bounded Network Calculus
  • MGF-bounded Network Calculus
  • Application examples / case studies


  • Jean-Yves Le Boudec, Patrick Thiran. Network Calculus. Springer, 2001. (Also →available online)
  • Cheng-Shang Chang, Performance Guarantees in Communication Networks. Springer, 2000.
  • Yuming Jiang, Stochastic Network Calculus. Springer, 2008.

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