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Title – Process Migration and Mobile Agents By David Aihe
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Motivation - The idea of process migration has existed for a long time, probably as old as man. - In computers process migration is the act of transferring a process between two machines. - It enables load distribution (balancing), data access locality, etc. - With all these goals, process migration hasn’t received a wide spread use partly because of the performance degradation during the migration and some other issues. -The motivation for carrying out this research is to find out why process migration hasn’t received a wide spread use with all the ‘theoretical’ benefits attached to it. -This research will focus on some of the issues preventing the wide spread use of process migration, and suggest some theoretical solutions having in mind that there are existing competing technologies.
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Background - Currently there are a lot of researches going on in the field of process migration and mobile agents - IBM’s Aglets, General Magic’s Odyssey are some
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course COP 5600 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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