CMG Opens Its VaultsThe Computer Measurement Group is opening is archives for anyone to use at no charge.
In February, the Computer Measurement Group (CMG), announced it is unveiling its wealth of papers and conference proceedings from 1997 through 2005. A directory of the proceedings can be found at http://www.cmg.org/PRNewswire14-Proceedings. These papers are being made available for the first time to the general public and as a service to the data processing community.
CMG is a not-for-profit, worldwide organization of IT professionals committed to ensuring the efficiency and scalability of IT service delivery to the enterprise through measurement, quantitative analysis, and modeling. CMG professionals are responsible for planning, measuring, analyzing, and managing the world's largest IT infrastructures.
"Previously, papers like this were only available to paying CMG
members," said Rick Ralston, director for CMG, said in a statement. "For years, these proceedings have been a source of detailed information supporting companies' IT initiatives including but not limited to ITIL, IT service management, server consolidation and virtualization, quick resolutions to performance and capacity problems and best practices for capacity and performance management.
We are extremely excited to make them available for free. We hope that they will help IT professionals throughout the world keep on top of their field and achieve measurable success within their IT environments."
The CMG proceedings are based on detailed knowledge and hands-on
experiences of peers, subject matter experts and industry-recognized
experts in fields/topics including but not limited to:
-- Accounting & Chargeback
-- Architecture & Technology
-- Business Service Management
-- Capacity Planning
-- Database and Transaction Processing
-- Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
-- Distributed Systems
-- I/O Subsystems/Storage
-- Internet / Intranet / World Wide Web
-- IT Service management
-- Network Management
-- Performance Management
-- Service Level Management
-- Software Performance Engineering
-- Workload Characterization