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RRTS: A Task Scheduling Algorithm to Minimize Makespan in Grid Environment

  • Sanjaya Kumar Panda
  • Sourav Kumar Bhoi
  • Pabitra Mohan Khilar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 216)

Abstract

Task scheduling is one of the major issues of grid environment. This is an essential process in utilizing the resources efficiently by reducing the completion time. The performance of the grid can be enhanced by using efficient task scheduling algorithms. In this paper, we have proposed a new technique called Round Robin Task Scheduling (RRTS) for minimizing the Makespan by using concept of Round Robin. The idea of the approach is to execute the tasks by using Dynamic Time Slice (DTS). Our experimental analysis shows better results than other task scheduling algorithms (Minimum Execution Time (MET), Minimum Completion Time (MCT), Min–Max, and Max–Min) in terms of Makespan and Average Resource Utilization.

Keywords

Round robin task scheduling Makespan Grid computing Task scheduling Dynamic time slice 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjaya Kumar Panda
    • 1
  • Sourav Kumar Bhoi
    • 1
  • Pabitra Mohan Khilar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyRourkelaIndia

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