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A SMART scheduler for multimedia applications
Monica S. Lam, Jason Nieh
Real-time applications such as multimedia audio and video are increasingly populating the workstation desktop. To support the execution of these applications in conjunction with traditional non-real-time applications, we have created SMART, a...
Astrolabe: A robust and scalable technology for distributed system monitoring, management, and data mining
Kenneth P. Birman, Robbert Van Renesse, Werner Vogels
Scalable management and self-organizational capabilities are emerging as central requirements for a generation of large-scale, highly dynamic, distributed applications. We have developed an entirely new distributed information management system...
Size-based scheduling to improve web performance
Nikhil Bansal, Bianca Schroeder, Mor Harchol-Balter, Mukesh Agrawal
Is it possible to reduce the expected response time of every request at a web server, simply by changing the order in which we schedule the requests? That is the question we ask in this paper.This paper proposes a method for improving the...