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Disk scheduling for variable-rate data streams

  • Jan Korst
  • Veras Pronk
  • Pascal Coumans
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1309)

Abstract

We describe three disk scheduling algorithms that can be used in a multimedia server for sustaining a number of heterogeneous variable-rate data streams. A data stream is supported by repeatedly fetching a block of data from the storage device and storing it in a corresponding buffer. For each of the disk scheduling algorithms we give necessary and sufficient conditions for avoiding under- and overflow of the buffers. In addition, the algorithms are compared with respect to buffer requirements as well as average response times.

key words

disk scheduling continuous media video server multimedia variable rate buffer requirement response time 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Korst
    • 1
  • Veras Pronk
    • 1
  • Pascal Coumans
    • 1
  1. 1.Philips Research LaboratoriesAA EindhovenThe Netherlands

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