Patent Number: 8,881,162

Title: Apparatus and method for managing resources in containment framework environment

Abstract: Provided is an apparatus and method for managing resources in a containment framework environment, more particularly, an apparatus and method for managing resource allocation and resource de-allocation in a containment framework environment including a plurality of applications having life cycles. The apparatus includes an identifier generating unit generating a unique identifier of an application to which a predetermined resource is allocated; an application managing unit binding or unbinding the resource to or from the unique identifier; a resource managing unit that increases a counter for the use of the resource when the binding is established and decreases the counter for the use of the resource when the resource is unbound from the unique identifier; and a resource de-allocating unit de-allocating the resource when the counter is 0.

Inventors: An; Ho-seok (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Chong-mok (Songpa-gu, KR), Chung; Seung-bum (Seongnam-si, KR), Kwon; Ho-bum (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Jung; Un-gyo (Hwaseong-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 9/46 (20060101); G06F 15/173 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00