The Performance of Work Stealing in Multiprogrammed Environments

  • Robert D. Blumofe Dionisios Papadopoulos
  • Published 1997


As small-scale, shared-memory multiprocessors make their way onto desktops, the high-performance parallel applications that run on these machines will have to live alongside other applications, such as editors and web browsers. Unfortunately, unless parallel applications are coscheduled [4] or subject to process control [2], they display poor performance in… (More)

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