The evolution of condor checkpointing 1991–1998

  title={The evolution of condor checkpointing 1991–1998},
  author={Michael J. Litzkow and Marvin H. Solomon},
The checkpointing mechanism described in this paper was successfully used by Condor for several years. By eliminating assembly language in favor of “standard” Unix facilities such as core dumps and setjmp/longjmp, it greatly eased the difficulty of porting Condor to new platforms. However, the mechanism was found wanting for a variety of reasons some of which were anticipated in the original paper, and evolved into the algorithm described below. This note describes Version 6 of Condor, released… CONTINUE READING

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