Response time – Oracle Audio Technologies A86828-01 User Manual

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What is Performance Tuning?

Performance Overview


Wait Time

Critical Resources

Effects of Excessive Demand

Adjustments to Relieve Problems

Response Time

Because response time equals service time plus wait time, you can increase
performance in this area by:

Reducing wait time

Reducing service time

Figure 1–1 illustrates ten independent tasks competing for a single resource.

Figure 1–1

Sequential processing of independent tasks

In this example, only task 1 runs without waiting. Task 2 must wait until task 1 has
completed; task 3 must wait until tasks 1 and 2 have completed, and so on.
(Although the figure shows the independent tasks as the same size, the size of the
tasks will vary.)