Highly Reliable Mobile Desktop Computing in Your Pocket

@article{Potter2006HighlyRM,
  title={Highly Reliable Mobile Desktop Computing in Your Pocket},
  author={Shaya Potter and Jason Nieh},
  journal={30th Annual International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC'06)},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={247-254}
}
We present DeskPod, a portable system that provides a highly reliable desktop computing environment for mobile users by leveraging rapid improvements in capacity, cost, and size of portable storage devices. DeskPod enables a user's live computing environment to be suspended to portable storage, carried around, easily copied for fault-resilience, and resumed from the storage device to provide the user with the same persistent, personalized computing environment on another computer DeskPod… CONTINUE READING

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