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In this homework, we are going to implement a task manager with the following
taskMgr [-File ]
where the bold words indicate the command name or required entries, square
brackets “[ ]” indicate optional arguments, and angle brackets “< >” indicate
required arguments. Do not type the square or angle brackets.
This taskMgr program should provide the following functionalities:
1. A task manager (a global variable “taskMgr” of class TaskMgr) to
supervise various task nodes (class TaskNode). A task node stores the
information of the machine that executes the task, which includes the
machine name and its accumulated workload. All the task nodes in the task
manager should have distinct machine names.
2. A hash (class HashSet) to look up the task node by
machine name, and a heap (class MinHeap) to record
and dynamically update the minimum task node (i.e. the one with the
minimum accumulated load). Please note that the task nodes stored in hash
and in heap should be in sync at all times.
3. To properly allocate the number of buckets for the hash and reserve the
memory for the heap, there should be a command (TASKInit) to initialize
the task manager. In addition, there should be commands to insert new task
nodes to and remove existing task node from the task manager (TASKNew
and TASKRemove, respectively). Note that both TASKNew and
TASKRemove commands can only be evoked after the task manager is
initialized (TASKInit).
4. There should be a command (TASKQuery) to query and print the task
5. There should be a command (TASKAssign) to assign new task(s) with
specified workload to the task node(s) of the minimum accumulated load(s).
2. Supported Commands
In this homework, you should support these new commands:
TASKAssign: Assign load to the minimum task node(s)
TASKInit: Initialize task manager
TASKNew: Add new task nodes
TASKQuery: Query task manager
TASKRemove: Remove existing task nodes
Please refer to Homework #3 and #4 for the lexicographic notations.
2.1 Command “TASKInit”
Usage: TASKInit <(size_t numMachines)>
Description: Initialize the task manager “taskMgr”. The option “numMachines” is
the approximated number of task machines (i.e. task nodes) that you
expect to add later. It will initialize the hash with the
getHashSize(nMachines) (note: defined in “util/util.cpp”) number of
buckets, and reserve the memory for the heap (i.e. capacity =
numMachines). Note that no task nodes will be created or added (i.e.
size = 0). They should be added by the TASKNew command. If the
global task manager “taskMgr” is initially NOT NULL, it will be
deleted and reconstructed. A warning message “Warning:
Deleting task manager… ” will be issued in such case.
task> taski 100 // initialize with number of approximated task nodes = 100
task> taski // Error: missing number of task nodes
task> taski 100 200 // Error: extra argument (200)
2.2 Command “TASKNew”
Usage: TASKNew <-Random (size_t numMachines) | -Name (string name) (size_t load)>
Description: Insert new task nodes to the task manager and print out “Task node
inserted: (name, load)” for each newly added one. It can be randomly
generated with specified number of machines or manually created
with assigned machine name and workload. For random generation,
exactly “numMachines” number of task nodes should be created.
That is, if a node with duplicated name is generated, it should be
discarded and regenerated. On the other hand, the “-Name” option
manually creates ONE machine at a time. If the machine name
collides with some task node in the task manager, an error message
“Error: Task node (name) already exists.” will be
issued and no task node will be added.
task> taskn –r 10 // randomly generate 10 distinct task nodes
task> taskn –n abcde 123 // manually insert the task node (“abcde”, 123)
2.3 Command “TASKRemove”
Usage: TASKRemove <-Random (size_t nMachines) | -Name (string name)>
Description: Remove task node(s) from the task manager and print out “Task
node removed: (name, load)” for each removed one. It can be
randomly removed with specified number of machines or manually
removed with assigned machine name. For random removal, if the
specified number nMachines is equal to or greater than the number
of task nodes, then all the task nodes will be removed and warning
message will be issued if greater. For each of the random removal, a
random number i between 0 and s-1 (s is the number of total task
nodes) is first generated and the ith element of the heap will be
removed (by MinHeap::delData(i)). That is, there must be one node
removed by each random removal call. The corresponding task node
in hash should then be removed, too. Note that after each removal,
the heap structure should be properly maintained. For manual
removal, task node with the specified name in both heap and hash
will be removed. If there is no task node with such name, an error
message “Error: Task node (name) does not
exist.” will be issued.
task> taskr –r 10 // randomly remove 10 task nodes
task> taskr –n abcde // manually remove the task node with name “abcde”
2.4 Command “TASKQuery”
Usage: TASKQuery <(string name) | -HAsh | -HEap | -MINimum >
Description: Query and print the task node in the task manager. If the machine
name is specified, query the node with that name and print it. If there
is no such node, print out an error message “Query fails!”. If
the option “-HAsh” or “-HEap” is specified, print all task nodes with
the order as stored in the hash and heap, respectively. Lastly, the
option “-MINimum” will print out the one with the minimum
task> taskq abcdefg // query the task node with name = “abcdefg”
task> taskq –hash // print out all task nodes with the order as stored in hash
task> taskq –min // print out the node with minimum workload
2.5 Command “TASKAssign”
Usage: TASKAssign <(size_t load)> [-Repeat (size_t repeats)]
Description: Assign the workload to the task node with the minimum
accumulated workload. The option “-Repeat (size_t repeats)”
specifies how many times the same workload will be repeatedly
assigned. Note that every time the workload is assigned, the
accumulated workload of the minimum task node will be
incremented by “load” and the minimum task node (in the heap) will
be updated accordingly. Therefore, it is likely that the repeated
workload will be assigned to different task nodes.
task> taska –r 100 1000 // assign workload 1000 to the min node for 100
3. What you should do?
You are encouraged to follow the steps below for this homework assignment:
1. Read the specification carefully and make sure you understand the
2. Think first how you are going to write the program, assuming you don’t have
the reference code.
3. Type “make linux18”, “make linux16” or “make mac” to switch to a proper
platform. The default is linux18 platform.
4. Play with the reference programs in the “ref” directory to make sure you
understand the spec.
5. Implement the TODOs in “myHashSet.h” and “myMinHeap.h” in the “util”
package. Write some test programs to test them first.
6. Finish the TODOs in “taskMgr.cpp” for the task manager commands.
7. Test your implementation with the provided testcases. You are also
encouraged to create more testcases on your own.
4. Grading
We will test your submitted programs with various testcases and compare the
outputs with our reference program. Minor differences due to printing alignment,
spacing, error message, etc can be tolerated. However, to assist TAs for easier grading
work, please try to match your output with ours.