08185893 is referenced by 45 patents and cites 56 patents.

A system has plural physical machines that contain virtual machines. A load balancer receives a request from a client. In response to the request, it is determined whether at least one additional virtual machine should be started up. In response to determining that at least one additional virtual machine should be started up, the load balancer sends at least one command to start up the at least one additional virtual machine in at least one of the physical machines.

Title
Starting up at least one virtual machine in a physical machine by a load balancer
Application Number
11/588635
Publication Number
8185893 (B2)
Application Date
October 27, 2006
Publication Date
May 22, 2012
Inventor
Bret A McKee
Ft. Collins
CO, US
Chris D Hyser
Victor
NY, US
Assignee
Hewlett Packard Development Company
TX, US
IPC
G06F 9/46
G06F 9/455
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