Linux: Staircase Process Scheduler

Posted by dave on Mar 25, 2004 3:02 PM EDT
KernelTrap - Your source for current kernel news
Mail this story
Print this story

Australian doctor and Linux kernel interactivity specialist Con Kolivas [interview] announced the release of a new experimental process scheduler [journal]. Con describes his "staircase scheduler" as, "a descending multilevel single runqueue per cpu with deadline elevation of priorities." It was designed with interactivity in mind, makes renicing processes affect CPU distribution, scales well, and offers low scheduling latency for normal policy tasks, all with low overhead.

Full Story

» Read more about: Groups: Kernel; Story Type: News Story

« Return to the newswire homepage

This topic does not have any threads posted yet!

You cannot post until you login.