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Tables of Contents for System Performance Tuning
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
ix
An Introduction to Performance Tuning
1
15
An Introduction to Computer Architecture
2
5
Principles of Performance Tuning
7
4
Static Performance Tuning
11
3
Concluding Thoughts
14
2
Workflow Management
16
25
Workflow Characterization
17
8
Workload Control
25
6
Benchmarking
31
9
Concluding Thoughts
40
1
Processors
41
56
Microprocessor Architecture
42
8
Caching
50
6
Process Scheduling
56
10
Multiprocessing
66
7
Peripheral Interconnects
73
8
Processor Performance Tools
81
15
Concluding Thoughts
96
1
Memory
97
30
Implementations of Physical Memory
98
2
Virtual Memory Architecture
100
9
Paging and Swapping
109
3
Consumers of Memory
112
6
Tools for Memory Performance Analysis
118
8
Concluding Thoughts
126
1
Disks
127
57
Disk Architecture
128
7
Interfaces
135
17
Common Performance Problems
152
2
Filesystems
154
19
Tools for Analysis
173
10
Concluding Thoughts
183
1
Disk Arrays
184
30
Terminology
185
1
RAID Levels
186
10
Software Versus Hardware
196
1
A Summary of Disk Array Design
197
1
Software RAID Implementations
198
12
RAID Recipes
210
3
Concluding Thoughts
213
1
Networks
214
55
Network Principles
215
3
Physical Media
218
3
Network Interfaces
221
13
Network Protocols
234
19
NFS
253
14
CIFS via Unix
267
1
Concluding Thoughts
268
1
Code Tuning
269
33
The Two Critical Approaches
269
7
Techniques for Code Analysis
276
15
Optimization Patterns
291
3
Interacting with Compilers
294
7
Concluding Thoughts
301
1
Instant Tuning
302
11
Top Five Tuning Tips
302
3
Instant Tuning Recipes
305
8
Index
313
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