Patent Number: 7,788,637

Title: Operating system process identification

Abstract: Described herein is an implementation of a technology for the construction, identification, and/or optimization of operating-system processes. At least one implementation, described herein, constructs an operating-system process having the contents as defined by a process manifest. Once constructed, the operating-system process is unalterable.

Inventors: Hunt; Galen C. (Bellevue, WA), Larus; James R. (Mercer Island, WA), DeTreville; John D. (Seattle, WA), Wobber; Edward P (Redmond, WA), Abadi; Martin (Redmond, WA), Jones; Michael B. (Redmond, WA), Chilimbi; Trishul A. (Seattle, WA)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018