According to one embodiment, a host system includes logic adapted for receiving device information from a source system, logic adapted for building a virtual device based at least in part on the received device information, logic adapted for transferring a reserve of a storage device to the host system and/or receiving results of transferring the reserve to the host system, logic adapted for determining if the reserve is held by the host system, logic adapted for recording the reserve if the reserve is held by the host system, and logic adapted for sending a notification that the reserve is not held by the host system if the reserve is not held by the host system. Other methods, systems, and computer program products are also described according to various embodiments.

Title
Systems, methods, and computer program products for transferring reserves when moving virtual machines across systems
Application Number
12/943874
Publication Number
20120117196
Application Date
November 10, 2010
Publication Date
May 10, 2012
Inventor
Hany M Yudenfriend
Poughkeepsie
NY, US
Stephen G Wilkins
Berkshire
NY, US
William R White
Endwell
NY, US
Matthew J Kalos
Tucson
AZ, US
Clint A Hardy
Tucson
AZ, US
Mark P Gardiner
Albany
NY, US
Susan K Candelaria
Tucson
AZ, US
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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