A multiprocessing approach to a large computer system
by F. R. Baldwin, W. B. Gibson, C. B. Poland
This paper examines the machine utilization and job turnaround problems of a large computer center by analyzing the information handling and queuing problems occurring between jobs. A system designed to overcome these difficulties is described and the results of simulating the system are reported. The system design includes the interconnection of input-output computers with large scale processors by means of commonly shared disk files. Although this paper deals with a study which is not yet completed, the techniques developed and the results obtained to date are of general interest.