Week 15: Process migration and processor allocation

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Process Migration slides/notes

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The Design and Implementation of Zap: A System for Migrating Computing Envrironments, Steven Osman, Dinesh Subhraveti, Gong Su, and Jason Nieh, Columbia University. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI 2002), Boston, MA, December 2002.

migratory processes, non-migratory processes, CPU utilization, mean response time, response ratio, migration strategies, home system, deterministic migration algorithms, nondeterministic migration algorithms, local/global migration policies, up-down algorithm, hierarchical algorithm, sender distributed distributed heuristic, receiver initiaated distributed heuristic.