Optimal resource allocation for multiqueue systems with a shared server pool

@article{Yang2011OptimalRA,
  title={Optimal resource allocation for multiqueue systems with a shared server pool},
  author={Ran Yang and Sandjai Bhulai and Robert D. van der Mei},
  journal={Queueing Syst.},
  year={2011},
  volume={68},
  pages={133-163}
}
We study optimal allocation of servers for a system with multiple service facilities and with a shared pool of servers. Each service facility poses a constraint on the maximum expected sojourn time of a job. A central decision maker can dynamically allocate servers to each facility, where adding more servers results in faster processing speeds but against… CONTINUE READING