Patent Number: 8,719,829

Title: Synchronizing processes in a computing resource by locking a resource for a process at a predicted time slot

Abstract: Synchronizing processes in a computer system includes creating a predictability model for a process. The predictability model establishes a predicted time slot for a resource that will be needed by the process. The method further requires establishing a predictive request for the resource at the predicted time slot. The predictive request establishes a place holder associated with the process. In addition, the method requires accessing another resource needed by the process for a period of time before the predicted time slot, submitting a request for the resource at the predicted time slot, and processing the request for the process at the resource.

Inventors: Mukherjee; Maharaj (Wappinger Falls, NY)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/46 (20060101); G06F 9/455 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018