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What is multi processor scheduling in OS?

What is multi processor scheduling in OS?

In multiple-processor scheduling multiple CPU’s are available and hence Load Sharing becomes possible. In multiple processor scheduling there are cases when the processors are identical i.e. HOMOGENEOUS, in terms of their functionality, we can use any processor available to run any process in the queue.

What is CPU scheduling in operating system?

CPU Scheduling is a process of determining which process will own CPU for execution while another process is on hold. The main task of CPU scheduling is to make sure that whenever the CPU remains idle, the OS at least select one of the processes available in the ready queue for execution.

What are the three types of CPU scheduling?

There are three types of process scheduler.

  • Long Term or job scheduler : It brings the new process to the ‘Ready State’.
  • Short term or CPU scheduler : It is responsible for selecting one process from ready state for scheduling it on the running state.
  • Medium-term scheduler :

Is CPU scheduling done by OS?

The aim of CPU scheduling is to make the system efficient, fast, and fair. Whenever the CPU becomes idle, the operating system must select one of the processes in the ready queue to be executed. The selection process is carried out by the short-term scheduler (or CPU scheduler).

What is a preemptive algorithm?

Preemptive scheduling is used when a process switches from running state to ready state or from the waiting state to ready state. Algorithms based on preemptive scheduling are: Round Robin (RR),Shortest Remaining Time First (SRTF), Priority (preemptive version), etc.

What is tat period?

Turnaround time (TAT) is the time interval from the time of submission of a process to the time of the completion of the process. It can also be considered as the sum of the time periods spent waiting to get into memory or ready queue, execution on CPU and executing input/output.

How does multiprocessor scheduling work in the operating system?

In the multiprocessor scheduling, there are many processors and they are identical and we can run any process at any time. The multiple CPU’s in the system are in the close communication which shares a common bus, memory and other peripheral devices.

How does the operating system work with multiple processors?

In multicore processors multiple processor cores are places on the same physical chip. Each core has a register set to maintain its architectural state and thus appears to the operating system as a separate physical processor.

How does the CPU scheduler select the next process?

Whenever the CPU becomes idle, it is the job of the CPU Scheduler ( a.k.a. the short-term scheduler ) to select another process from the ready queue to run next. The storage structure for the ready queue and the algorithm used to select the next process are not necessarily a FIFO queue.

How is the performance of the multiprocessing system managed?

The whole performance of the multiprocessing system is managed by the operating system . operating system assigns different task to the different processor in the system. In the multiprocessing system, the process is broken into the thread which they can be run independently.

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