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Rate-Monotonic Scheduling on Uniform Multiprocessors
July 2003 (vol. 52 no. 7)
pp. 966-970

Abstract—The rate-monotonic algorithm is arguably one of the most popular algorithms for scheduling systems of periodic real-time tasks. The rate-monotonic scheduling of systems of periodic tasks on uniform multiprocessor platforms is considered here. A simple, sufficient test is presented for determining whether a given periodic task system will be successfully scheduled by this algorithm upon a particular uniform multiprocessor platform—this test generalizes earlier results concerning rate-monotonic scheduling upon identical multiprocessor platforms.

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Index Terms:
Uniform multiprocessors; periodic tasks; global scheduling; static priorities; rate-monotonic algorithm.
Sanjoy K. Baruah, Jo? Goossens, "Rate-Monotonic Scheduling on Uniform Multiprocessors," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 52, no. 7, pp. 966-970, July 2003, doi:10.1109/TC.2003.1214344
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