Published Online: 13 JUN 2008
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering
How to Cite
Denning, P. J. 2008. Throughput. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. 1–2.
- Published Online: 13 JUN 2008
The throughput of a system is the number of jobs, tasks, or transactions the system completes per unit time. It is often used as a figure of merit, with higher values indicating better performance.
- response time;
- queueing networks