Context switch

Known as: Thread switching latency, Switch (disambiguation), Process switch 
In computing, a context switch is the process of storing and restoring the state (more specifically, the execution context) of a process or thread so… (More)
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2010
2010
Clusters are mostly used through Resources Management Systems (RMS) with a static allocation of resources for a bounded amount of… (More)
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2008
2008
One of the essential features in modern computer systems is context switching, which allows multiple threads of execution to time… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Measuring the indirect cost of context switch is a challenging problem. In this paper, we show our results of experimentally… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Multithreaded programs are difficult to get right because of unexpected interaction between concurrently executing threads… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Context switching imposes a performance penalty on threads in a multitasking environment. The source of this penalty is both… (More)
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2007
2007
When threads use context switching, they incur an overhead in addition to the minimum required running time. The source of this… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The interaction among concurrently executing threads of a program results in insidious programming errors that are difficult to… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
ÐAn unsupervised classification algorithm is derived by modeling observed data as a mixture of several mutually exclusive classes… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Pipeline stalls due to conditional branches represent one of the most significant impediments to realizing the performance… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
The sustained performance of fast processors is critically dependent on cache performance. Cache performance in turn depends on… (More)
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