Techniques of Migration in Live Virtual Machine and its Challenges

Muhammad Shoaib*, Syed Muhammad Nabeel Mustafa**, Syed Shabhi Ul Hasan Naqvi***
*,*** Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Karachi, Pakistan.
** Department of Computer Science, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.
Periodicity:December - February'2022


Cloud computing is the on-demand availability of computer system resources. Most technology industries are moving to the cloud. Cloud structures can be costly for users. Virtualization is used in cloud computing that helps the cloud at a low cost. Migrating virtual machines (VMs) helps to manage computation. Migration of virtual machines is a core feature of virtualization. The technique of migrating a running virtual machine from one physical host to another with minimal downtime is called "live virtual machine migration." This paper discusses the migration technique, i.e., migration before and after copying, and also issues related to live migration. This paper presents a better approach to the VM migration method and future challenges by differentiating from the previous live VM migration method.


Virtual Machine, VM Migration, Cloud Computing, Migration Techniques, VM Migration Challenges, Pre Copy, Post Copy, Hypervisor.

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Shoaib, M., Mustafa, S. M. N., and Naqvi, S. S. U. H. (2022). Techniques of Migration in Live Virtual Machine and its Challenges. i-manager’s Journal on Computer Science, 9(4), 31-37.


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