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A CPU scheduling algorithm for continuous media applications

  • Raj Yavatkar
  • K. Lakshman
Session VI: Scheduling and Synchronization
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1018)

Abstract

We provide an overview of a CPU management algorithm called RAP (Rate-based Adjustable Priority Scheduling) that provides predictable service and dynamic QOS control in the presence of varying compute times, arrival and departure of processes, and CPU overloads. A significant feature of RAP includes an application-level QOS manager that implements policies for graceful adaptation in the face of CPU overload.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raj Yavatkar
    • 1
  • K. Lakshman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of KentuckyLexington

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