Our model replicates the idea of anatomy of Earthworm to implement Parallelism. Each processor in our model is just like segments of an Earthworm
IOMMU's or Input/Output Memory Management Unit is a new entrant to the x86 world. This is something which has existed in the risc based systems for quite some time.
To VT-D or Not to VT-D? A guide on whether to Utilize Direct Device Attach in your Virtualized System?Intel VT-D Direct Device Attach allows a Virtual Machine to control an entire PCI-E device (e.g. NIC) while bypassing any VMM interference. The performance benefit will be a dramatic reduction in CPU utilization, but the precise gain will vary.
Designing low power virtualization solutions has become very important for extending the battery life of mobile systems. This paper reports the power profile of leading desktop virtualization solutions under idle and workload conditions.
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