A Brief Summary of Systems Providing Process or Object Migration Facilities

@article{Nuttall1994ABS,
  title={A Brief Summary of Systems Providing Process or Object Migration Facilities},
  author={Mark Nuttall},
  journal={Operating Systems Review},
  year={1994},
  volume={28},
  pages={64-80}
}
Migration is the movement of an active entity from one machine to another during execution. Such migration may be used for dynamic load balancing purposes with the aim of gaining increased performance from a group of processors than may be gained by schemes simply allocating processes to processors at run time. Schemes providing object migration also offer object persistence, improved fault tolerance and potentially more efficient remote object invocation (RPC).The survey covers systems… CONTINUE READING
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