Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Nov 2009 23:45 UTC
Oracle and SUN Yesterday (today if you're in the US), Sun released the latest version of its virtualisation solution, VirtualBox 3.1. Among speed improvements and other smaller features, the biggest news is that Virtualox 3.1 introduces something called teleportation: you can move running VMs between machines - servers or clients, different architectures, different host operating systems, it doesn't matter to VirtualBox. Coincidentally, this reminded me of an idea I once had about moving running applications between machines.
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What would be cool ...
by Tuishimi on Tue 1st Dec 2009 07:57 UTC
Tuishimi
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2005-07-06

...is if someone came up with a sort of viral framework for applications. Something that allows an app to spread itself across machines, maintaining the shared state on each, in a way similar to threading and clustering ...

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