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Methods, media and systems for managing a distributed application running in a plurality of digital processing devices

United States Patent

8,280,944
October 2, 2012
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Methods, media and systems for managing a distributed application running in a plurality of digital processing devices are provided. In some embodiments, a method includes running one or more processes associated with the distributed application in virtualized operating system environments on a plurality of digital processing devices, suspending the one or more processes, and saving network state information relating to network connections among the one or more processes. The method further include storing process information relating to the one or more processes, recreating the network connections using the saved network state information, and restarting the one or more processes using the stored process information.
Laadan; Oren (New York, NY), Nieh; Jason (New York, NY), Phung; Dan (Montclair, NJ)
The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, NY)
11/ 584,313
October 20, 2006
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT The government may have certain rights in the present invention pursuant to grants by National Science Foundation, grant numbers ANI-0240525 and CNS-0426623, and Department of Energy Early Career Award.