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Scheduler vs. Dispatcher

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Schedulernoun

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

Dispatchernoun

agent noun of dispatch; one who dispatches

Schedulernoun

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

Dispatchernoun

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

Schedulernoun

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

Dispatchernoun

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

Dispatchernoun

One who dispatches.

Dispatchernoun

the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition

Dispatchernoun

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

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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