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[20050314] Research on checkpointing done with NetBSD
The topic of checkpointing was brought up on tech-kern recently in light of a proposed Usenix paper. In the following discussion, Antti Kantee mentioned his talk on Using Application-Driven Checkpointing Logic for Hot Spare High Availability that he gave at EuroBSDCon 2004 as well as his master thesis which also covers the topic, which was implemented on NetBSD. The consensus seems to be that checkpointing is best done in userland, as the application logic there can be used. Read the articles for more!

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