Improving Small Job Response Time for Opportunistic Scheduling

  title={Improving Small Job Response Time for Opportunistic Scheduling},
  author={Gaurav D. Ghare and Scott T. Leutenegger},
Opportunistic scheduling utilizes idle workstations to ex ecute batch jobs. Other than ensuring that each batch user receives a fair allocation of service, no work addressing opportunistic scheduling of batch jobs has been done. In this paper we propose two simple scheduling policies to be used in conjunction with the Condor Up-Down scheduling algorithm. We show that an order of magnitude reduction in mean job slowdown can be achieved by rotating a user’s batch jobs within their queue… CONTINUE READING


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