2.5. Building a CBMG

We describe in this section the approaches that can be followed to build the static portion of a CBMG. The dynamic portion is obtained as part of a workload characterization process, as described in Chapter 11.

To determine the static portion of the CBMG, the following steps should be followed.

Determine the set of functions provided to the customers of the e-commerce site. While some of the functions (e.g., Search, Login) may be found in most e-commerce sites, there are functions that are characteristic of certain e-commerce sites or of specific types of e-commerce sites. Table 2.2 gives some examples of functions common to most sites and functions characteristic of types of e-commerce sites. The first part of the table ...

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