Performance - Load Metric (Capacity)

Scale Counter Graph


A load is the utilization over a period of time of a resource such as:

How to reduce the load ?

To reduce the load, the most common technique is to implement a cache.

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Cpu System Load
CPU - (System) Load Average

The performance load metrics in the context of a system. This CPU metrics is often called a CPU Load average but this is really a system load average as Unix refers it as the run-queue length. Ie: ...
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Computer - Capacity Planning (Sizing)

Capacity planning is the process of predicting a future system load in order to to determine the type of hardware required for a software. Capacity = the number of agents (m) = the number of parallel...
Data System Architecture
Data - Cache

In computer science, a data cache is a component that aims to: improve performance reduce load on the server. The cache will: store transparently a request response and use it to for later...
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Device - Capacity

Any device / program has a certain capacity for transmitting/computing information, often measured by: its bandwidth in Hz or its data rate in bits per second. The process of predicting a...
Response Time Of System
Performance - (Latency|Response time|Running Time)

Latency is a performance metric also known as Response time. Latency (Response Time) is the amount of time take a system to process a request (ie to first response) from the outside or not, remote or...
Performance Capacity
Performance - Capacity x Load x Time Visualization

The operational characteristics are determined by: capacity: the number of agents (m) load: the utilization of the agents (ρ) performance: the time you spend in the system (R) The...
Scale Counter Graph
Performance - Utilization

A percent over a time interval. eg, “one disk is running at 90% utilization”. mean Utilization is also known as load
Stream Vs Batch
Stream vs Batch

This article talks Stream Processing vs Batch Processing. The most important difference is that: in batch processing the size (cardinality) of the data to process is known whereas in a stream processing,...

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