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Thrashing in a Multi-Programmed Paging System

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Brian RandellORCiD



The purpose of the paper is to describe a simulation of a multiprogrammed paging system, and to report on a continuing series of experiments concerning the problem of thrashing, ie of excessive paging due to over-enthusiastic multiprogramming of core storage.

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Author(s): Alderson A, Lynch WC, Randell B

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Computing Laboratory Technical Report Series

Year: 1971

Pages: 40

Report Number: 26

Institution: Computing Laboratory, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Place Published: Newcastle upon Tyne