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The staircase scheduler

The staircase scheduler

Posted Jun 6, 2004 6:32 UTC (Sun) by sitaram (guest, #5959)
Parent article: The staircase scheduler

> Thus interactive tasks, which normally sleep quite a bit, should stay near
> the top of the staircase and be responsive, while CPU hogs spend much of
> their time on the lower steps.

sounds very much like delay pools in squid, which provide a neat way of penalising bulk downloads while keeping normal "interactive" sufing response good!

[I *have* seen the other posts with extracts from OS books; just want to give a different analogy is all...]

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