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SubjectRe: Switching Kernels without Rebooting?
On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:

> On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> > I think I see a business opportunity here.
> [snip technically risky idea]
> > The 24x7 places might be willing to pay somebody to do this.
> Unlikely. They need hardware redundancy anyway, so they'll
> just upgrade their cluster node-by-node, without doing
> risky and potentially data-corrupting things like live
> kernel upgrades.

I see business in a different way: instead of ISP or ASP you provide a
backup cluster node where you can migrate your processes before rebooting.
Everything keeps on working, no magic involved.

So we can invent the CNP (Cluster Node Provider)


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