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Scheduler vs. Dispatcher — What's the Difference?

Scheduler vs. Dispatcher — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Scheduler and Dispatcher

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Scheduler

A list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable
A bus schedule.
A schedule of guided tours.
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Dispatcher

A dispatcher is a communications worker who receives and transmits information to coordinate operations of other personnel and vehicles carrying out a service. A number of organizations, including police and fire departments, emergency medical services, motorcycle couriers, taxicab providers, trucking companies, railroads, and public utility companies, use dispatchers to relay information, direct personnel, and coordinate their operations.
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Scheduler

A plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part
Finished the project on schedule.
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Dispatcher

One that dispatches
A dispatcher of good news.
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Scheduler

A printed or written list of items in tabular form
A schedule of postal rates.
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Dispatcher

A person who sends out trains, buses, trucks, or cars according to a schedule.
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Scheduler

A program of events or appointments expected in a given time
Can you fit me into your schedule Tuesday afternoon?.
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Dispatcher

A person who sends out police cars, ambulances, taxis, or other vehicles in response to reported emergencies or requests for service.
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Scheduler

A student's program of classes.
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Dispatcher

(Computers) A routine that controls the order in which input and output devices obtain access to the processing system.
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Scheduler

A supplemental statement of details appended to a document.
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Dispatcher

Agent noun of dispatch; one who dispatches.
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Scheduler

A federally regulated list of controlled substances, ranked in classes by potential for abuse.
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Dispatcher

In a transportation organization, a person who controls the movements of vehicles.
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Scheduler

One of the ranks or classes in such a list.
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Dispatcher

(computing) A piece of software responsible for assigning priorities and resources to tasks waiting to be scheduled.
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Scheduler

To enter on a schedule
Calculate and schedule each tax deduction on the proper form.
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Dispatcher

Any die used for cheating, whether fraudulently weighted or bearing duplicate numbers.
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Scheduler

To make up a schedule for
I haven't scheduled the coming week yet.
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Dispatcher

One who dispatches.
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Scheduler

To plan or appoint for a certain time or date
Scheduled a trip in June.
Was scheduled to arrive Monday.
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Dispatcher

The official who signals the beginning of a race or competition
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Scheduler

To list or rank (a controlled substance) in a schedule.
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Dispatcher

Employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service
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Scheduler

A person or device that determines a schedule, that determines the order that tasks are to be done.
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Scheduler

(computer science) An operating system component responsible for allocating several resources, most commonly the use of processors by different concurrent processes or threads.
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Scheduler

Computer hardware that arranges jobs to be done by the computer in an appropriate order
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