Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20090125904
Filing Date: January 12, 2009Priority Date: December 12, 2002
Inventors: Michael NELSON
Assignee(s): VMWARE Inc.
Current U.S. Classification: 718, 718/001000
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The method as in Claim 1, in which the source VM's non-memory state information includes the contents of a source virtual disk, the method further including:storing the contents of the source virtual disk in a storage arrangement shared by both the source and destination computers; andpreparing a virtual disk of the destination VM by mapping the virtual disk of the destination VM to the same physical addresses as the source virtual disk in the shared storage arrangement.