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ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 28 Issue 4, December 2010

Contention-Aware Scheduling on Multicore Systems
Sergey Blagodurov, Sergey Zhuravlev, Alexandra Fedorova
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/1880018.1880019

Contention for shared resources on multicore processors remains an unsolved problem in existing systems despite significant research efforts dedicated to this problem in the past. Previous solutions focused primarily on hardware techniques and...

Load Balancing Content-Based Publish/Subscribe Systems
Alex King Yeung Cheung, Hans-Arno Jacobsen
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/1880018.1880020

Distributed content-based publish/subscribe systems suffer from performance degradation and poor scalability caused by uneven load distributions typical in real-world applications. The reason for this shortcoming is the lack of a load balancing...