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Estimating Software-Intensive Systems: Projects, Products, and Processes by Richard D. Stutzke

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Chapter 24Determining Product Performance

Estimators often support the analysis of trade-offs between performance, cost, and schedule for system development, upgrade, and capacity planning. This chapter identifies possible performance measures, and describes ways to estimate and measure product performance. This chapter also describes a process to engineer the performance of software-intensive systems, and explains the role of estimation and measurement in this process. Performance engineering is a discipline in itself. This chapter only gives an overview, and provides references to books on the topic.

24.1 Types of Product Performance

Performance affects the acceptability and the utility of a product, development costs and risks, and operating ...

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