08.05.2013 – Lecture by Michele Mazzucco

Title: Tuning of large computer clusters to maximise performances
Time: 11:00
Location: Meeting room
Type: Lecture
Speaker: Michele Mazzucco
Abstract:
The lecture is part of the course of “Performance and reliability of computer systems” and “Foundations of programming languages”. The speaker works for Demonware and Activision Blizzard and is part of the team that is in charge of the capacity planning for the company’s data centres. In this lecture, Dr. Mazzucco will describe the data centre infrastructure and its requirements for acceptable online gaming experiences. Then, he will show how the capacity planning of these large and powerful infrastructures can be carried out by using formal models
such as queueing systems.