December, 2002 Archive

The Design and Implementation of Zap: A System for Migrating Computing Environments

Steven Osman, Dinesh Subhraveti, Gong Su, Jason Nieh Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI 2002), Boston, MA, December 9-11, 2002, pp. 361-376 Abstract We have created Zap, a novel system for transparent migration of legacy and networked applications. Zap provides a thin virtualization layer on top of the operating system that introduces pods, which …

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