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Dynamic Storage Priority Control Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068967D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

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Amos, JL Hogan, SG Werve, CE [+details]


In a data processing system in which various components contend for storage access through data ports, channel performance can be severely impacted. Since the channel operation is tied to a physical operation, such as disk rotation or tape movement, storage delay causes overruns. These overruns must be retried by either software or hardware, causing system throughput degradation.