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Minimizing Paging Interference in Sorting Operations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061964D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Anglin, MD Archer, GD Goodgold, SR Warren, WR [+details]

Abstract

This invention relates to a method for reducing paging interference in a multistage sorting operation. The method s comprise (a) determining the system's capacity for paging; and at each stage of the sorting operation, (b) determining the current paging rate, and (c) using the capacity for paging and the current paging rate to allocate an optimum size of storage to the sorting operation.