A Fault-Tolerant Scheduling Algorithm using Hybrid Overloading Technology for Dynamic Grouping based Multiprocessor Systems

Xing-biao Yu, Jun-suo Zhao, Chang-wen Zheng, Xiao-hui Hu


In order to extend the application area of fault-tolerant scheduling algorithm based on hybrid overloading for multiprocessor and increase the fault-tolerant number of processors, we propose a new fault-tolerant scheduling algorithm, which is based on hybrid overloading and dynamic grouping for multiprocessor by combining logic grouping strategy for processors in primary backup overloading and backup backup overloading.This algorithm presents the formalization of the dynamic grouping for processors in fault-tolerant scheduling based on hybrid overloading and enlarges the task number included in overloading task link. In the process of fault-tolerant scheduling the processors are dynamically divided into some groups based on overloading task link, so as to keep good scheduling success ratio and enhance the fault-tolerant performance of processors. Both theoretical analysis and simulation experiment prove this algorithm’s effectiveness respectively.


dynamic grouping; fault-tolerant; overloading; primary backup; backup backup

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15837/ijccc.2012.5.1358

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