A Virtual File System for Streaming Loading of Virtual Software on Windows NT

  • Yabing Cui
  • Chunming Hu
  • Tianyu Wo
  • Hanwen Wang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7296)

Abstract

With the cloud computing and virtualization technology popularizing and developing, the Software as a Service (SaaS), has become an innovative software delivery model. In this environment, if the virtual software runs in traditional way, that is to start up after completely downloaded, it will be time-consuming and greatly influence the users’ experience. However, the streaming execution mode will enable the virtual software to start up while downloading. According to this conception, we design and implement a virtual file system for streaming delivery of software. The experimental results show that the first startup times of virtualized software have reduced by 20% to 60% and the users’ experience has been improved effectively.

Keywords

Cloud Computing File System Startup Time Software Repository Client Machine 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yabing Cui
    • 1
  • Chunming Hu
    • 1
  • Tianyu Wo
    • 1
  • Hanwen Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and EngineeringBeihang UniversityChina

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