PDS: a virtual execution environment for software deployment

  title={PDS: a virtual execution environment for software deployment},
  author={Bowen Alpern and Joshua S. Auerbach and Vasanth Bala and Thomas Frauenhofer and Todd W. Mummert and Michael Pigott},
The Progressive Deployment System (PDS) is a virtual execution environment and infrastructure designed specifically for deploying software, or "assets", on demand while enabling management from a central location. PDS intercepts a select subset of system calls on the target machine to provide a partial virtualization at the operating system level. This enables an asset's install-time environment to be reproduced virtually while otherwise not isolating the asset from peer applications on the… CONTINUE READING
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