Experimental Study on Mail Services: A Comparison with Activity-based Performance Prediction

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2015
Ch. Ram Mohan Reddy, K. Sailaja Kumar, D. Evangelin Geetha, T.V. Suresh Kumar

Ch. Ram Mohan Reddy, Sailaja K Kumar, Evangelin D Geetha and Suresh T V Kumar. Article: Experimental Study on Mail Services: A Comparison with Activity-based Performance Prediction. International Journal of Computer Applications 131(9):15-24, December 2015. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

	author = {Ch. Ram Mohan Reddy and K. Sailaja Kumar and D. Evangelin Geetha and T.V. Suresh Kumar},
	title = {Article: Experimental Study on Mail Services: A Comparison with Activity-based Performance Prediction},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {131},
	number = {9},
	pages = {15-24},
	month = {December},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}


Nowadays, mail services are used rigorously for communication purpose. Due to the widespread demand for mail services, performance degradation may occur for mail servers. Performance is an open issue that is affected by many factors including the technical factors. To identify the factors that have an impact on the performance of the mail services, we have carried out an experimental study by focusing on few prominent mail services. In this paper, the results of the experimental study and the results obtained from activity-based performance prediction approach are compared and discussed. Regression analysis is used for comparison, and the obtained value shows that both are closure to each other.


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Web applications, Mail Services, Software Performance Engineering, Experimental Study.