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Virtual Machine Migration Techniques used in Embedded Systems: A Review

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Anu Thind, Mandeep Devgan

Anu Thind and Mandeep Devgan. Virtual Machine Migration Techniques used in Embedded Systems: A Review. International Journal of Computer Applications 144(1):40-46, June 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Anu Thind and Mandeep Devgan},
	title = {Virtual Machine Migration Techniques used in Embedded Systems: A Review},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2016},
	volume = {144},
	number = {1},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {40-46},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016910099},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Computing allows users to migrate their intentions to distributed environment which will utilize more number of possessions to complete execution rapidly. Virtualization means numerous virtual machines on single machine. During development of migration, VM move one physical appliance to another. In offline migration, procedure is stopped till the virtual machine can endure on target machine, while in live migration process can execute without intermittent. Live migration is a migration during which the VM seems to be receptive all the time from clients’ outlook. In Data

centre, live migration of virtual machine performs significant role. Live migration has been expensively used in load balancing, energy decrease and active resizing to increase availability and hardware conservation. This cause removal of huge number of redundant memory pages resulting into increase in the total migration time and downtime.


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Virtual Machine, Offline Migration, Load Balancing, Availability and Maintenance