A physical-aware task migration algorithm for dynamic thermal management of SMT multi-core processors
Citation:Mehdipour, F. (2014, January). A Physical-Aware Task Migration Algorithm for Dynamic Thermal Management of SMT Multi-core Processors. IEEE (Ed.), Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 2014 19th Asia and South Pacific (pp.292-297). doi:10.1109/ASPDAC.2014.6742905.
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This paper presents a task migration algorithm for dynamic thermal management of SMT multi-core processors. The unique features of this algorithm include: 1) considering SMT capability of the processors for task scheduling, 2) using adaptive task migration threshold, and 3) considering cores physical features. This algorithm is evaluated on a commercial SMT quad-core processor. The experimental results indicate that our technique can significantly decrease the average and peak temperature compared to Linux standard scheduler, and two well-known thermal management techniques.