Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Wednesday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Sunday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
Virtual machine environments and nonvirtual or real-time machine environments each have their own challenges with selecting an operating system configuration with the most effective process-scheduling algorithms.
Investigate the library and Internet for information about process-scheduling algorithms used in operating systems for virtual machine and nonvirtual machine environments.
- Select at least 2 operating system process-scheduling algorithms, and compare and contrast their effectiveness in a virtual machine environment and in a nonvirtual environment.
- Which scheduling algorithm is effective in both a virtual machine and non-virtual machine or real-time environment? Defend your answer.