Task Scheduling in Parallel and Distributed Systems

Task Scheduling in Parallel and Distributed Systems

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This reference addresses various resource allocation problems and surveys the most important scheduling techniques proposed over the last decade. It offers explanation of the problems, methods of solution under a variety of conditions, and an evaluation of the goodness of solutions.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 158 x 235 x 26mm | 605g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130992356
  • 9780130992352

Table of contents

1. Resource Allocation: A Classical Problem. 2. The General Model. 3. Optimal Scheduling Algorithms. 4. The Relationship Between Matching and Two-Processor Scheduling. 5. Static Scheduling Heuristics. 6. SPMD Model. 7. Dynamic Task Allocation. 8. Loop Scheduling on Shared-Memory Computers. 9. Loop Scheduling on Distributed-Memory Computers. 10. Task Partitioning and Grain Size. 11. Scheduling CASE Tools. Appendix. Index.show more