BWS: balanced work stealing for time-sharing multicores

  title={BWS: balanced work stealing for time-sharing multicores},
  author={Xiaoning Ding and Kaibo Wang and Phillip B. Gibbons and Xiaodong Zhang},
Running multithreaded programs in multicore systems has become a common practice for many application domains. Work stealing is a widely-adopted and effective approach for managing and scheduling the concurrent tasks of such programs. Existing work-stealing schedulers, however, are not effective when multiple applications time-share a single multicore---their management of steal-attempting threads often causes unbalanced system effects that hurt both workload throughput and fairness. In this… CONTINUE READING
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