The accelerated rate of growth in the amount of web applications returns as a result an increase in the traffic that web servers must handle. This aggregated traffic, in addition to the demand of the clients to be served in a real time frame, leads to the requirement of a customized way to control web related resources. All processes of the web server are tied to the control that the OS scheduler has over them, and for the default settings, the scheduler is set to handle general purpose tasks instead of being optimized forweb serving purposes. To address this issue, the use of custom settings into the scheduler will allow the daemons needed to run a web page (such as Apache, PHP and a SQL DB) to be handled by the OS as efficiently as possible. The results of the test will be the comparison in performance of a web server for different settings on the Linux Scheduler.
Christopher Salvador Márquez Álvarez & César Alfredo Espinosa Michel
In this paper, we measure the memory performance throughout the Phoronix test "RAMspeed SMP". We decide to test this specific benchmark because we know how important is the memory for the system performance. This document shows how much the memory performance could change if we modify some variables in the linux kernel.
The Linux kernel controls the way tasks (or processes) are managed in the running system. The task scheduler, sometimes called process scheduler, is the part of the kernel that decides which task to run next. In this project its analyzed the behavior of scheduler by changing a default value from the runtime scheduling. The default value is 950000µs, or 0.95 seconds for the sched\_rt\_runtime\_us or scheduler realtime running variable. Meaning that 5% of the CPU time is reserved for processes that don't run under a real-time or deadline scheduling policy. This value in this file specifies how much of the "period" time can be used by all real-time and deadline scheduled processes on the system. The AIO-Stress which shows the obtained results in the different tests is an a-synchronous I/O benchmark created by SuSE which is is a German Linux distribution provider and business unit of Novell, Inc.
The aim of this laboratory work is to design a strut/bracket assembly for aircrafts. Experiments are carried out to determine mechanical properties of certain materials.The material chosen is Mild Steel. Given the possible condition experienced by the material and the safety factor, the dimensions for the designs of the strut/bracket assembly for aircrafts are obtained to avoid failure by yield or fracture. The diameter of the pin, d ,which is subjected to shear stress should be larger than 14.56mm. The diameter of the rod, D, should be larger than 12.74mm. The thickness of the rod would be 10mm.