Efficient Network and I/O Throttling for Fine-Grain Cycle Stealing

This paper proposes and evaluates a new mechanism, rate windows, for I/O and network rate policing. The goal of the proposed system is to provide a simple, yet effective way to enforce resource limits on target classes of jobs in a system. This work was motivated by our Linger Longer infrastructure, which harvests idle cycles in networks of workstations… CONTINUE READING