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The OPIT system II: job control and scheduling for large applications programs

Brailsford, David F.; Prentice, John A.


David F. Brailsford

John A. Prentice


A strategy is described for a controlling algorithm (‘the job’) to schedule and supply many data sets (‘problems’) to a large, long-running applications program. The algorithm also controls very closely the run time environment of each problem and provides protection against breakdown of the computer or its operating system. The principles described are applicable on any computer with a sufficiently flexible operating system. The particular example used here is the running of the OPIT Program (see paper I page 123) on an ICL 1900 Computer with the GEORGE 3 operating system.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Sep 30, 1972
Online Publication Date Aug 6, 2002
Publication Date Feb 1, 1973
Deposit Date Nov 13, 2017
Journal Computer Physics Communications
Print ISSN 0010-4655
Electronic ISSN 0010-4655
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 5
Issue 2
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