Gogrid Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 12 -- Gogrid, San Francisco, has been assigned a patent (8,533,305) developed by John Martin Keagy, San Francisco, Jeffery Carr, San Francisco, and Paul Lappas, San Francisco, for a "system and method for adapting a system configuration of a first computer system for hosting on a second computer system."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Some embodiments provide a method for a server hosting environment having several nodes. Each node is for using one or more hypervisors in order to host several configurations of several computer systems. The method receives a first configuration of a computer system. The first configuration includes an operating system that directly accesses hardware of the computer system. The method generates a second configuration that is based on the first configuration. The second configuration includes the first configuration modified to be operable on a particular hypervisor of a particular node in the several nodes. The method installs the second configuration on the particular node in order to allow the particular node to operate on the second configuration in conjunction with the particular hypervisor. The second configuration accesses a set of virtual hardware provided by the particular hypervisor."
The patent application was filed on May 25, 2012 (13/481,762). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8533305.PN.&OS=PN/8533305&RS=PN/8533305
Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.
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