Virtual servers and checkpoint/restart in mainstream Linux

  title={Virtual servers and checkpoint/restart in mainstream Linux},
  author={Sukadev Bhattiprolu and Eric W. Biederman and Serge E. Hallyn and Daniel Lezcano},
  journal={Operating Systems Review},
Virtual private servers and application checkpoint and restart are two advanced operating system features which place different but related requirements on the way kernel-provided resources are accessed by userspace. In Linux, kernel resources, such as process IDs and SYSV shared messages, have traditionally been identified using global tables. Since 2005, these tables have gradually been transformed into per-process namespaces in order to support both resource availability on application… CONTINUE READING
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