Charging Communication Networks: From Theory to Practice by D. J. Songhurst

By D. J. Songhurst

This e-book proposes that usage-based charging schemes are necessary to generate the incentives helpful for effective operation of multiservice networks. The speedy improvement of community expertise is permitting subtle new providers and functions which call for new charging types. an analogous know-how offers the skill to function the perfect charging schemes.Some of the paintings performed within the eu collaborative venture CA$hMAN (Charging and Accounting Schemes in Multiservice ATM Networks). This venture mixed functionality and financial versions of community source utilization and cutomer application to build basic yet potent charging schemes that have been carried out and trialled in a sophisticated administration platform.

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Handbook of Network and System Administration by Jan Bergstra,Mark Burgess

By Jan Bergstra,Mark Burgess

process management is ready the layout, working and upkeep of human-computer structures. Examples of human-computer platforms comprise enterprise firms, carrier associations and any wide equipment that's operated by way of, or interacts with humans. approach management is usually considered the technological facet of a approach: the structure, building and optimization of the taking part elements, however it additionally sometimes touches on softer components equivalent to person counsel (help desks), moral concerns in deploying a approach, and the bigger implications of its layout for others who come into touch with it.

This booklet summarizes the nation of study and perform during this rising box of community and process management, in an anthology of chapters written through the pinnacle lecturers within the box. The authors contain contributors of the IST-EMANICS community of Excellence in community Management.

This booklet may be a important reference paintings for researchers and senior method managers eager to comprehend the necessities of approach management, even if in useful program of an information middle or within the layout of latest platforms and information centers.

- Covers information middle making plans and design
- Discusses configuration management
- Illustrates company modeling and procedure administration
- presents the most recent theoretical developments

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Automatic Methods for the Refinement of System Models: From by Julia Seiter,Robert Wille,Rolf Drechsler

By Julia Seiter,Robert Wille,Rolf Drechsler

This booklet presents a accomplished evaluation of computerized version refinement, which is helping readers shut the space among preliminary textual specification and its wanted implementation. The authors let readers to stick with “directions” for refinement: Vertical refinement, for including element and precision to unmarried description for a given version and Horizontal refinement, which considers numerous perspectives on one point of abstraction, refining the method specification by way of committed descriptions for constitution or habit. The dialogue contains a number of equipment which aid designers of digital platforms during this refinement strategy, together with verification the way to payment immediately even if a refinement has been performed as intended.

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Fundamentals of Parallel Multicore Architecture (Chapman & by Yan Solihin

By Yan Solihin

Although multicore is now a mainstream structure, there are few textbooks that disguise parallel multicore architectures. Filling this hole, Fundamentals of Parallel Multicore Architecture presents the entire fabric for a graduate or senior undergraduate path that makes a speciality of the structure of multicore processors. The booklet can be worthy as a reference for execs who take care of programming on multicore or designing multicore chips.

The text’s assurance of basic subject matters prepares scholars to check examine papers within the multicore structure quarter. The textual content deals many pedagogical gains, including:

  • Sufficiently brief chapters that may be very easily learn over a weekend

  • Introducing every one suggestion by way of first describing the matter and development instinct that results in the necessity for the concept

  • "Did you know?" containers that current mini case stories, substitute issues of view, examples, and different fascinating evidence or dialogue items

  • Thought-provoking interviews with specialists who proportion their views on multicore architectures long ago, current, and future

  • Online programming assignments and options that improve scholars’ understanding

The first a number of chapters handle programming matters in shared reminiscence multiprocessors, akin to the programming version and methods to parallelize standard and abnormal purposes. The center of the ebook covers the architectures for shared reminiscence multiprocessors. the ultimate bankruptcy includes interviews with specialists in parallel multicore architecture.

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Building Enterprise Systems with ODP: An Introduction to by Peter F. Linington,Zoran Milosevic,Akira Tanaka,Antonio

By Peter F. Linington,Zoran Milosevic,Akira Tanaka,Antonio Vallecillo

The Reference version of Open dispensed Processing (RM-ODP) is a world regular that gives a superior foundation for describing and construction largely allotted platforms and functions in a scientific manner. It stresses the necessity to construct those structures with evolution in brain by way of picking out the worries of significant stakeholders after which expressing the layout as a chain of associated viewpoints.

Although RM-ODP has been a typical for greater than ten years, many practitioners are nonetheless blind to it. Building company structures with ODP: An advent to Open allotted Processing bargains a steady pathway to the fundamental principles that represent ODP and indicates how those rules might be utilized whilst designing and development hard structures. It presents an obtainable creation to the layout rules for software program engineers and firm architects. The publication additionally explains some great benefits of utilizing viewpoints to supply less complicated and extra versatile designs and the way ODP could be utilized to provider engineering, open company, and cloud computing.

The authors contain guidance for utilizing the Unified Modeling Language™ (UML) notation and for structuring and writing procedure standards. They elucidate how this suits into the model-driven engineering software chain through methods, similar to Model-Driven Architecture® (MDA). in addition they reveal the facility of RM-ODP for the layout and association of advanced dispensed IT structures in e-government, e-health, and effort and transportation industries.

All strategies and ideas within the publication are illustrated via a unmarried working instance that describes the IT help wanted through a medium-sized corporation because it grows and develops. entire UML types and extra can be found at

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The Designer's Guide to VHDL (Systems on Silicon) by Peter J. Ashenden

By Peter J. Ashenden

Since the ebook of the 1st variation of The Designer's advisor to VHDL in 1996, electronic digital structures have elevated exponentially of their complexity, product lifetimes have dramatically gotten smaller, and reliability standards have shot in the course of the roof. accordingly an increasing number of designers have became to VHDL to aid them dramatically enhance productiveness in addition to the standard in their designs.

VHDL, the IEEE common description language for describing electronic digital platforms, permits engineers to explain the constitution and specify the functionality of a electronic procedure in addition to simulate and try out it ahead of production. moreover, designers use VHDL to synthesize a extra designated constitution of the layout, releasing them to pay attention to extra strategic layout judgements and decrease time to marketplace. followed through designers all over the world, the VHDL family members of criteria have lately been revised to deal with a number of concerns, together with portability throughout synthesis tools.

This best-selling complete educational for the language and authoritative reference on its use in layout in any respect levels--from process to gates--has been revised to mirror the hot IEEE typical, VHDL-2001. Peter Ashenden, a member of the IEEE VHDL criteria committee, offers the whole description language and builds a modeling technique in response to profitable software program engineering thoughts. Reviewers on have continuously rated the 1st variation with 5 stars. This moment version updates the 1st, protecting the authors special skill to educate this complicated topic to a huge viewers of scholars and working towards professionals.

* information how the recent normal allows elevated portability throughout tools.
* Covers similar criteria, together with the Numeric Synthesis package deal and the Synthesis Operability package deal, demonstrating how they are often used for electronic structures design.
* offers 4 huge case reports to illustrate and mix good points of the language taught throughout a number of chapters.
* calls for just a minimum historical past in programming, making it an exceptional educational for an individual in desktop structure, electronic structures engineering, or CAD.

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OS X and iOS Kernel Programming by Ole Henry Halvorsen,Douglas Clarke

By Ole Henry Halvorsen,Douglas Clarke

OS X and iOS Kernel Programming combines crucial working method and kernel structure wisdom with a hugely useful procedure that can assist you write potent kernel-level code. You’ll examine basic options comparable to reminiscence administration and thread synchronization, in addition to the I/O package framework. You’ll additionally methods to write your individual kernel-level extensions, similar to gadget drivers for USB and Thunderbolt units, together with networking, garage and audio drivers.

OS X and iOS Kernel Programming offers an incisive and whole creation to the XNU kernel, which runs iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Mac OS X servers and consumers. Then, you’ll extend your horizons to envision Mac OS X and iOS process structure. knowing Apple’s working platforms will let you write effective gadget drivers, resembling these lined within the publication, utilizing I/O Kit.

With OS X and iOS Kernel Programming, you’ll:

  • Discover classical kernel structure issues similar to reminiscence administration and thread synchronization
  • Become well-versed within the intricacies of the kernel improvement technique through employing kernel debugging and profiling instruments
  • Learn the right way to installation your kernel-level tasks and the way to effectively package deal them
  • Write code that interacts with units
  • Examine effortless to appreciate instance code which can even be utilized in your personal tasks
  • Create community filters

Whether you’re a hobbyist, scholar, or expert engineer, flip to OS X andiOS Kernel Programming and locate the data you must begin developing

What you’ll learn

  • OS X and iOS universal center structure
  • How to write down tremendous effective code by means of exploiting kernel info
  • Coding kernel-level extensions
  • How to put in writing equipment drivers
  • How to software the I/O package framework
  • Key cellular machine subject matters like energy administration drivers and video seize modules
  • To comprehend OS X reminiscence administration and threads
  • To parse kernel debug messages and package deal tasks prepared for deployment

Who this publication is for

This ebook is perfect for:

  • Intermediate and complicated iPhone and OS X programmers prepared for your next step
  • Kernel-level programmers attracted to how OS X and iOS functionality
  • Open resource programmers with a heritage in Linux or BSD, OS X and iOS
  • Programmers drawn to program functionality
  • System directors operating OS X clusters

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CUDA by Example: An Introduction to General-Purpose GPU by Jason Sanders,Edward Kandrot

By Jason Sanders,Edward Kandrot

CUDA is a computing structure designed to facilitate the improvement of parallel courses. along with a complete software program platform, the CUDA structure permits programmers to attract at the huge strength of portraits processing devices (GPUs) while development high-performance functions. GPUs, after all, have lengthy been to be had for tough images and video game functions. CUDA now brings this important source to programmers engaged on functions in different domain names, together with technological know-how, engineering, and finance. No wisdom of pics programming is required—just the facility to software in a modestly prolonged model of C.


CUDA by way of Example, written by way of senior individuals of the CUDA software program platform crew, exhibits programmers the best way to hire this new expertise. The authors introduce every one region of CUDA improvement via operating examples. After a concise creation to the CUDA platform and structure, in addition to a quick-start advisor to CUDA C, the e-book info the ideas and trade-offs linked to every one key CUDA characteristic. You’ll detect whilst to exploit every one CUDA C extension and the way to write down CUDA software program that promises really extraordinary performance.


Major themes lined include

  • Parallel programming
  • Thread cooperation
  • Constant reminiscence and events
  • Texture memory
  • Graphics interoperability
  • Atomics
  • Streams
  • CUDA C on a number of GPUs
  • Advanced atomics
  • Additional CUDA resources

All the CUDA software program instruments you’ll desire are freely to be had for obtain from NVIDIA.

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Basiswissen Softwarearchitektur: Verstehen, entwerfen, by Torsten Posch,Klaus Birken,Michael Gerdom

By Torsten Posch,Klaus Birken,Michael Gerdom

Dieses Buch vermittelt das grundlegende Wissen, um Softwarearchitekturen zu entwerfen und richtig einzusetzen. Es beantwortet u.a. die Fragen: used to be ist Softwarearchitektur? used to be ist eine gute Softwarearchitektur? Wie wird sie entwickelt? Ausführlich werden Aufgaben und Werkzeuge des Softwarearchitekten, wie Dokumentation mit UML 2, Architekturstile und -muster, behandelt. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt ist software program im industriellen Maßstab: Produktlinienansätze, MDA und - neu in der three. Auflage - domänenspezifische Sprachen. Das Buch richtet sich an Softwareentwickler und Projektleiter.

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Analysis and Design of Networks-on-Chip Under High Process by Rabab Ezz-Eldin,Magdy Ali El-Moursy,Hesham F. A. Hamed

By Rabab Ezz-Eldin,Magdy Ali El-Moursy,Hesham F. A. Hamed

This booklet describes intimately the effect of approach diversifications on Network-on-Chip (NoC) functionality. The authors review quite a few NoC topologies less than excessive approach edition and clarify the layout of effective NoCs, with complicated applied sciences. The dialogue comprises edition in common sense and interconnect, as a way to review the hold up and throughput edition with assorted NoC topologies. The authors describe an asynchronous router, as a powerful layout to mitigate the influence of technique edition in NoCs and the functionality of other routing algorithms is decided with/without strategy version for varied site visitors styles. also, a singular procedure version hold up and Congestion acutely aware Routing set of rules (PDCR) is defined for asynchronous NoC layout, which outperforms varied adaptive routing algorithms within the standard hold up and saturation throughput for varied site visitors patterns.

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