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An Algorithm for Optimal Static Load Balancing in Distributed Computer Systems
March 1992 (vol. 41 no. 3)
pp. 381-384

The authors propose a load-balancing algorithm that determines the optimal load for each host so as to minimize the overall mean job response time in a distributed computer system that consists of heterogeneous hosts. The algorithm is a simplified and easily understandable version of the single-point algorithm originally presented by A.N. Tantawi and D. Towsley (1985).

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Index Terms:
LAN; algorithm; optimal static load balancing; distributed computer systems; mean job response time; heterogeneous hosts; single-point algorithm; distributed processing; local area networks.
Citation:
Chonggun Kim, H. Kameda, "An Algorithm for Optimal Static Load Balancing in Distributed Computer Systems," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 381-384, March 1992, doi:10.1109/12.127455
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