Effects of scheduling on file memory operations

  title={Effects of scheduling on file memory operations},
  author={Peter J. Denning},
  booktitle={AFIPS Spring Joint Computing Conference},
File system activity is a prime factor affecting the throughput of any computing system, for the file memory is, in a very real sense, the heart of the system. No program can ever be executed without such secondary storage. It is here that input files are stored, that files resulting as the output of processes are written, that "scratchwork" required by operating processes may be placed. In a multiprogrammed computing system, there is a considerable burden on secondary storage, resulting both… CONTINUE READING
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