Effective scheduling in a mixed parallel and sequential computing environment

B.B. Zhou, X. Qu, R.P. Brent
Proceedings of the Sixth Euromicro Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Processing - PDP '98 -  
In this paper we describe a two-level scheduling scheme for mixed parallel and sequential workloads on scalable parallel machines. The design of this scheduling system is based on two principles, that is, parallel programs should be scheduled in a coordinated manner so that they will not severely interfere with each other and the performance for parallel computing becomes predictable, and parallel programs may time-share resources with sequential programs so that the e ciency of processor
more » ... of processor utilisation can greatly be enhanced and good response to interactive clients can be maintained. We also discuss the organisation of a registration ofce through which the two-level scheduling is realised.
doi:10.1109/empdp.1998.647176 dblp:conf/pdp/ZhouQB98 fatcat:6vgs3s3zwfdz5brimgslztawai