Compile a list of important characteristics of processors commonly employed in todays personal computers.
Conduct research on how to write the algorithms for shortest job next (SJN) and shortest remaining time (SRT) policies. Submit your findings in a report.
History of operating systems: http://www.osdata.com/kind/history.htm
Dual-Core vs. Quad-Core CPUs: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2406293,00.asp
Intel® Core2 Quad Processors: http://ark.intel.com/products/29765/Intel-Core2-Quad-Processor-Q6600-8M-Cache-2_40-GHz-1066-MHz-FSB
Multi-core Enterprise Technology at Dell®: http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/topics/topic.aspx/emea/topics/products/pedge/en/multi_core?c=uk&cs=ukbsdt1&l=en&s=bsd