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Author Smith, James E. (James Edward), 1950-

Title Virtual machines : versatile platforms for systems and processes / James E. Smith, Ravi Nair
Published San Francisco, CA : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  005.43 Smi/Vmv  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 638 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction to virtual machines -- Ch. 2. Emulation : interpretation and binary translation -- Ch. 3. Process virtual machines -- Ch. 4. Dynamic binary optimization -- Ch. 5. High-level language virtual machine architecture -- Ch. 6. High-level language virtual machine implementation -- Ch. 7. Codesigned virtual machines -- Ch. 8. System virtual machines -- Ch. 9. Multiprocessor virtualization -- Ch. 10. Emerging applications -- App. A. Real machines
Summary "Virtual Machines carefully examines core topics of VM technology including instruction set emulation, dynamic program translation and optimization, high level language virtual machines and system virtual machines for both single-user systems and servers. It offers graduate students, researchers, and practicing professionals a unique resource that gathers and synthesizes the work from a number of fields into a single authoritative resource, defining a new and unified discipline."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 613-628) and index
Subject Virtual computer systems.
Computer architecture.
System design.
Author Nair, Ravi.
LC no. 2005013376
ISBN 1558609105