07203944 is referenced by 235 patents and cites 59 patents.

A cluster comprises a plurality of computer systems, wherein each of the plurality of computer systems is configured to execute one or more virtual machines. Each of the plurality of computer systems comprises hardware and a plurality of instructions. The plurality of instructions, when executed on the hardware, migrates at least a first virtual machine executing on a first computer system of the plurality of computer systems to a second computer system of the plurality of computer systems. The plurality of instructions migrates the first virtual machine responsive to a first load of the first computer system prior to the migration exceeding a second load of the second computer system prior to the migration.

Title
Migrating virtual machines among computer systems to balance load caused by virtual machines
Application Number
10/616437
Publication Number
7203944 (B1)
Application Date
July 9, 2003
Publication Date
April 10, 2007
Inventor
Mahesh P Saptarshi
Milpitas
CA, US
Craig W Hobbs
Mountain View
CA, US
Hans F van Rietschote
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P c
Lawrence J Merkel
Assignee
VERITAS Operating Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 9/455
G06F 9/46
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