An efficient adaptive scheduling policy for high-performance computing

Abawajy, J. H. 2009, An efficient adaptive scheduling policy for high-performance computing, Future generation computer systems, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 364-370, doi: 10.1016/j.future.2006.04.007.

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Title An efficient adaptive scheduling policy for high-performance computing
Author(s) Abawajy, J. H.ORCID iD for Abawajy, J. H.
Journal name Future generation computer systems
Volume number 25
Issue number 3
Start page 364
End page 370
Total pages 7
Publisher Elsevier BV
Place of publication Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publication date 2009-03
ISSN 0167-739X
Keyword(s) Distributed systems
Commodity cluster computing
Job scheduling
Heterogeneous systems
Performance analysis
Summary The advent of commodity-based high-performance clusters has raised parallel and distributed computing to a new level. However, in order to achieve the best possible performance improvements for large-scale computing problems as well as good resource utilization, efficient resource management and scheduling is required. This paper proposes a new two-level adaptive space-sharing scheduling policy for non-dedicated heterogeneous commodity-based high-performance clusters. Using trace-driven simulation, the performance of the proposed scheduling policy is compared with existing adaptive space-sharing policies. Results of the simulation show that the proposed policy performs substantially better than the existing policies.
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.future.2006.04.007
Field of Research 080501 Distributed and Grid Systems
Socio Economic Objective 890299 Computer Software and Services not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2006, Elsevier B.V.
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