What's Size Got To Do With It? Computer Rightsizing

John E. Blyler, Gary A. Ray

  • 出版商: Wiley-IEEE Press
  • 出版日期: 1997-09-16
  • 售價: $3,773
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$3,584
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 408
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0780310969
  • ISBN-13: 9780780310964

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Electrical Engineering What’s Size Got To Do With It? Understanding Computer Rightsizing A Volume in the IEEE Press Understanding Science & Technology Series Mohamed E. El-Hawary, Series Editor Technological advances and the ever-shifting demands of the global marketplace have created an environment in which computer systems become obsolete at an astonishing rate. This book presents an easy-to-read, commonsense approach for designing flexible computer systems that address future requirements. Whether your existing system is a stand-alone PC, several workstations connected to a local-area network (LAN), or a traditional monolithic mainframe, What’s Size Got to Do With It? will help you determine the right-size system for your needs. This book will be of value to students, technical managers, computer-oriented engineers, and information systems professionals. Using a systems-engineering-based approach, this book provides a comprehensive overview with helpful case studies that illustrate specific applications. Key topics include:

  • Multitiered client-server architectures
  • Open-system development based upon international standards
  • Hardware and software considerations
  • Upsizing, downsizing, rehosting, and samesizing migration strategies
  • A systems engineering approach covering the major life-cycle phases
  • Decision analysis methods for selecting among competing solutions.
  • A list of rightsizing software applications and Internet/Intranet resources

 

Table of Contents:

Preface.

RIGHTSIZING OVERVIEW.

Introduction and Overview.

Systems Approach to Rightsizing.

Downsizing Systems.

Upsizing Systems.

RIGHTSIZING SPECIFICS.

Rightsizing Computer Hardware and Operating Systems.

Rightsizing Applications Development.

Rightsizing Networks.

Rightsizing Systems.

APPENDIXES AND REFERENCES.

Internet Resource Guide.

Rightsizing Tools Guide.

Glossary.

List of Acronyms.

References.

Index.