Patent Number: 8,578,377

Title: Accelerator and its method for realizing supporting virtual machine migration

Abstract: A computer-implemented method, an accelerator hardware unit, and an article of manufacture for supporting virtual machine migration. The method includes: acquiring a task request from a task queue of an accelerator hardware unit; extracting identification information of a related virtual machine from the task request; determining whether the identification information of the related virtual machine matches the identification information of a virtual machine to be migrated, where the identification information of a virtual machine to be migrated is recorded in a virtual machine identification information table; and deleting the task request from the task queue if the extracted identification information matches the identification information of a virtual machine to be migrated.

Inventors: Ge; Yi (Beijing, CN), Hou; Rui (Beijing, CN), Hui; Wu Yu (Beijing, CN), Liu; Liang (Beijing, CN), Liu; Wei (Beijing, CN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/455 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017