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Druschel the effect of deceptive idleness on disk schedulers

@inproceedings{Iyer2001DruschelTE,
  title={Druschel the effect of deceptive idleness on disk schedulers},
  author={Sitaram Iyer},
  year={2001}
}
Disk schedulers in operating systems are generally work-conserving; they schedule a request immediately after the previous request has finished. Such schedulers need multiple outstanding requests to make good decisions. Unfortunately, many applications issue synchronous, almost-continuous streams of read requests. This forces the scheduler into making decisions too early, falsely assuming that the process has become momentarily idle. This phenomenon of deceptive idleness causes significant… Expand
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