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Dynamic tuning of operating systems

  • Chiaki Ishikawa
  • Ken Sakamura
  • Mamoru Maekawa
Part II, Program Behavior And Performance Models
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 143)

Abstract

This paper discusses the effect and the feasibility of dynamical tuning of operating systems. There are many factors which can be modified dynamically in order to handle jobs with different characteristics and they interact with each other in various ways. Repeated tuning procedure that takes the correlation among these factors into consideration is reported to achieve the improved cost performance of existing computer systems. Many examples including an adaptive multiprogramming scheduler are given.

This paper also refers to the influence of the adaptive operating systems over future software architecture and a means of personalization of VLSI architecture.

Keywords

Buffer Size User Program Flexible Part Tuning Mechanism VLSI Chip 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chiaki Ishikawa
    • 1
  • Ken Sakamura
    • 1
  • Mamoru Maekawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Science Faculty of ScienceUniversity of TokyoJapan

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