07716667 is referenced by 50 patents and cites 76 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
11/674559
Publication Number
7716667 (B2)
Application Date
February 13, 2007
Publication Date
May 11, 2010
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
Symantec Operating Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 9/46
G06F 9/455
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