Title : Two queues or one queue? The statistical multiplexing gain

Author: Tobias Hoßfeld

Short Description:

In practice, a system may be designed with a single high-end server, i.e. one queue, with service rate mu or two (cheaper) servers with service rate mu/2. In both systems, the total service rate is mu. Are both systems leading to the same performance?


    • M/M/1

    • M/M/2

    • statistical multiplexing

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