Tails in scheduling

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This paper gives an overview of recent research on the impact of scheduling on the tail behavior of the response time of a job. We cover preemptive and non-preemptive scheduling disciplines, consider light-tailed and heavy-tailed distributions, and discuss optimality properties. The focus is on results, intuition and insight rather than methods and techniques.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-20
JournalPerformance Evaluation Review
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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