Presentations and Tutorials

Online Articles and Papers

Books and Refereed Papers

  • Designing Enterprise Solutions with Sun Cluster 3.0, 2002, ISBN 0-13-008458-1,

  • Dependability Benchmarking for Computer Systems, 2008, ISBN 978-0-470-23055-8,,miniSiteCd-IEEE_CS2.html

    • Chapter 2, Analytical Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability Benchmarks
    • Chapter 3, System Recovery Benchmarks
  • Performability Analysis of Storage Systems in Practice: Methodology and Tools, SpringerLink, 2006, ISSN 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online),

  • RAS Modeling of an HPC Switch System, IEEE, 2008, 14th IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing, PRDC08

  • Assessment of the Effect of Processor Offlining on System Reliability/Availability Against Hardware Faults, IEEE, 2007, The 37th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, DSN07

  • user_setup: A System for Custom Configuration of User Environments, or Helping Users Help Themselves, USENIX Large Installation and Systems Administration (LISA) Conference, 1992

  • Description Document and User's Guide for Automated Electrical Power/Energy Stress Points Analysis Task for Spacelab Missions, NASA, Document Number MSFC-DOC-739, 1981

Sun Performance User's Group (SuperG) Conference Papers

I apologize, but the owners of SuperG content do not have the conference papers available on their website for download. If you are interested in obtaining these, please contact me directly.
  • A Model for, Washington, DC, 1999

  • Rapid Recovery Techniques for Solaris Systems, Sydney, Australia, 1999

  • SunConfigs Reference Configurations Design Considerations, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2000

  • Sun Reference Configurations Update, Tokyo, 2001

  • Availability Benchmarking Overview, Washington, DC, 2005

Sun BluePrints Online Articles


  • ZFS Workshop, USENIX, 2008, 22nd Large Installation Systems Administration (LISA08)

  • Workshop on Dependability Benchmarking, IEEE, 2005, 16th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering, ISSRE 2005

Other Conferences

  • Veritas, Oracle, Sun (VOS) Initiative, Oracle OpenWorld 2001

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