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Scheduling Enhancement - Process Locking

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000118053D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Browning, LM [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a general mechanism for scheduling threads and processes to achieve greater throughput and response time. This method is centered around the use of process locks which allow many scheduling operations to be executed in parallel.