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Computer Systems Performance Analysis
and Benchmarking
Lecture Notes 37-235

The slides for the lecture notes of the course "Computer Systems Performance Analysis and Benchmarking" of the ETH CS Program are available in Acrobat formats.


Lectures:

Slides are 1 slide per page / Thumbnails are 4 slides per page.

 # Date Topic Slides
Thumbnails
Papers
 1 25.10.2001 Why is Performance Analysis
an Art, Common Mistakes
vorl01-01.pdf
vorl01-01.tn.pdf
ACM-tale- of-2-chips.pdf
CT-two-null- null.pdf
 2 01.11.2001 Common Mistakes, A Systematic Approach, Techniques vorl02-01.pdf
vorl02-01.tn.pdf
 
 4 15.11.2001 Workloads, popular [non] benchmarks
vorl03-01.pdf
vorl03-01.tn.pdf
 
 5 22.11.2001 Statistical basics vorl04-01.pdf
vorl04-01.tn.pdf
 
 3 08.11.2001 Confidence analysis, Regression vorl05-01.pdf
vorl05-01.tn.pdf
 
 6 29.11.2001 Introduction of projects
(Lecture: Christian Kurmann)
vorl06-01.pdf
vorl06-01.tn.pdf
 
 7 06.12.2001 Workload characterization vorl07-01.pdf
vorl07-01.tn.pdf
 
 8 13.12.2001 Intro experimental design,
Factorial Design
vorl08-01.pdf
vorl08-01.tn.pdf
 
 9 20.12.2001 Factorial design vorl09-01.pdf
vorl09-01.tn.pdf
 
10 10.01.2002 Factorial design summary
Tools: Simulators
vorl10-01.pdf
vorl10-01.tn.pdf
 
11 17.01.2002 Tools: Simulators, Monitors, Traces, Random Generators. vorl11-01.pdf
vorl11-01.tn.pdf
 
12 24.01.2002 Self scaling benchmarks
(discussion of research papers)
vorl12-01.pdf
vorl12-01.tn.pdf
selfscale.pdf
13 31.01.2002 Memory Systems Benchmarking, Accurate Performance Evaluation, Modelling and Prediction memperf.pdf super98.pdf
ECT - memperf
14 07.02.2002 Graphical representations vorl14-01.pdf
vorl14-01.tn.pdf
 

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Departement Informatik der ETH Zürich
Aug 2002
Christian Kurmann, < kurmann@inf.ethz.ch >
Thomas M. Stricker, < tomstr@acm.org >