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December 29, 2010  7:21 PM

Holiday Distraction 2: The Vital Importance of Disciplined Queuing



Posted by: Ed Tittel
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In computer science the way in which service requesters line up and obtain processing is called a "queuing discipline." The average wait time to process a service request depends on how long the line of pending requests is (queue length), how that line gets organized and handled (queue delay), and...

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