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Virtual Machine-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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NEW Flicker-free remoting support for server-rendered stereoscopic imaging
May 25, 2017 - N°20170150117

A system includes a memory, one or more processors, a guest virtual machine, a hypervisor, and a client. The hypervisor receives, from the client, a first notification of stereoscopic capability. The hypervisor sends, to the guest virtual machine, a second notification of stereoscopic capability. The hypervisor receives, from the guest virtual machine, a plurality of frames included in a single ...
NEW System and method for efficient virtualization in lossless interconnection networks
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149888

Systems and methods for supporting efficient virtualization in a lossless interconnection network. An exemplary method can provide, one or more switches, including at least a leaf switch, a plurality of host channel adapters, wherein each of the host channel adapters comprise at least one virtual function, at least one virtual switch, and at least one physical function, a plurality of ...
NEW System and method for efficient virtualization in lossless interconnection networks
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149887

Systems and methods for supporting efficient virtualization in a lossless interconnection network. An exemplary method can provide, one or more switches, including at least a leaf switch, a plurality of host channel adapters, wherein each of the host channel adapters comprise at least one virtual function, at least one virtual switch, and at least one physical function, a plurality of ...
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NEW Facilitating software-defined networking communications in a container-based networked computing environment
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149843

Aspects of the present invention provide an approach for facilitating a software-defined networking (sdn) communication in a container-based networked computing environment. In an embodiment, a sdn policy agent is created in the container-based networked computing environment. This sdn policy agent is created as a container virtual machine (vm) in the container-based networked computing environment. When a request is made by ...
NEW Detecting malicious instructions on a virtual machine
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149807

A system that includes a hypervisor configured to communicate packets comprising virtual machine operating characteristics metadata for guest virtual machines. The system further includes a virtual vault machine comprising a hypervisor device driver, a hypervisor device driver interface, and an analysis tool. The hypervisor device driver is configured to receive a packet comprising virtual machine operating characteristics metadata for a ...
NEW Detecting malicious instructions in a virtual machine memory
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149801

A system that includes a guest virtual machine is in communication with a hypervisor. The guest virtual machine comprises virtual machine measurement points and a hypervisor control point. The hypervisor control point is configured to collect virtual machine memory metadata from the guest virtual machine and from the hypervisor, and to compare the virtual machine memory metadata to the hypervisor ...
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NEW Implicit dynamic receive queue steering for unidirectional flows in virtualized systems
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149698

A system and method are disclosed for steering incoming packets to receive queues of virtual machines (vms). In one embodiment, a hypervisor executed by a processing device receives an incoming packet for a vm, where the incoming packet identifies an incoming flow to the vm. The hypervisor determines that a data store has no entries for the incoming flow and ...
NEW Shim layer used with a virtual machine virtual nic and a hardware platform physical nic
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149694

An emulator module integrated with a hypervisor executes on a host computer having a physical network interface card (pnic). The hypervisor hosts a virtual machine having a virtual nic (vnic). The pnic has pnic receive pointers to point to receive packets loaded into a receive buffer by the pnic. The vnic has vnic receive pointers for retrieval of the receive ...
NEW Method and system for virtual port communications
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149664

A method and system may provide virtual port communications. A data frame, containing a destination identifier in a destination field and payload, may be modified by inserting a first virtual machine tag therein. The first virtual machine tag may include a first virtual port identifier for identifying a first logical interface of a first virtual machine on a virtual machine ...
NEW Providing link aggregation and high availability through network virtualization layer
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149653

A method relates to receiving, by a processing device of a host computer system executing a hypervisor, a network packet from a virtual port associated with a virtual machine managed by the hypervisor, generating a metadata item associated with the network packet, the metadata item comprising an identifier of the virtual port, recording the metadata item in a data structure ...
NEW Dynamic aggressiveness for optimizing placement of virtual machines in a computing environment
May 25, 2017 - N°20170149611

Dynamically changing the aggressiveness of optimization of virtual machines on physical hosts allows more efficient and varied optimization. An aggressiveness policy mechanism periodically applies system conditions to the aggressiveness policies to create aggressiveness settings that are provided to an optimizer. The optimizer then uses the aggressiveness settings to dynamically adjust the aggressiveness of placement of virtual machines according to the ...
NEW Utilization of virtual machines in a cyber learning management environment
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148347

A cyber-learning environment that utilizes one or more virtual computing environments in order to provide users of a course the ability to simulate computing scenarios without requiring the use of a dedicated machine is provided. The cyber-learning environment can include a core that accepts user inputs, as well as loads pre-defined courses based on the user's identity. The pre-defined courses ...
NEW Detecting malicious instructions on a virtual machine using profiling
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147821

A system that includes a trusted measurement machine comprising a profiling tool, a semantics virtual machine profiling engine interface, a semantics virtual machine profiling engine. The profiling tool is configured to receive virtual machine operating characteristics metadata for a guest virtual machine and to communicate the virtual machine operating characteristics metadata to the semantics virtual machine profiling engine using the ...
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NEW Methods and systems for maintaining a sandbox for use in malware detection
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147819

A shadow sandbox is maintained for malware detection. The shadow sandbox is a virtual machine replica of a target computing environment from a protected computing system. The shadow sandbox is maintained through all change events that occur to the target computing environment. The described systems and methods of detecting or preventing malware execution include maintaining a virtual machine replica of ...
NEW Extracting malicious instructions on a virtual machine
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147816

A system including a hypervisor and a guest virtual machine. The hypervisor is configured to communicate a measurement request that identifies virtual machine operating characteristics metadata, to receive packets comprising virtual machine operating characteristics, and to communicate packets comprising virtual machine operating characteristics to a virtual vault machine for processing. The guest virtual includes one or more virtual machine measurement ...
NEW Virtual machine memory lock-down
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147511

A hypervisor receives, from a guest virtual machine, a request to disable access to a memory range. The hypervisor disables access to the memory range. The hypervisor detects a prohibited access attempt. The prohibited access attempt is an access attempt to the memory range. Responsive to detecting the prohibited access attempt, the hypervisor stops the guest virtual machine. The hypervisor ...
NEW Post-copy vm migration speedup using free page hinting
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147501

A system and methods for migrating a virtual machine (vm). In one embodiment, a hypervisor receives a request to migrate the contents of a memory of a source vm in a first physical memory area to a destination vm in a second physical memory area, where the first and second physical memory areas are disjoint. The hypervisor executes the destination ...
NEW Host swap hypervisor that provides high availability for a host of virtual machines
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147452

A host swap hypervisor provides a high availability hypervisor for virtual machines on a physical host computer during a failure of a primary hypervisor on the physical host computer. The host swap hypervisor resides on the physical host computer that runs the primary hypervisor, and monitors failure indicators of the primary hypervisor. When the failure indicators exceed a threshold, the ...
NEW Precondition exclusivity mapping of tasks to computational locations
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147413

Computational tasks are mapped with computational locations in a distributed system such as a cloud computing environment. Mapping does not rely on workload estimates. Instead, tasks whose prerequisite tasks or other preconditions are determined to be mutually exclusive are co-located, while other tasks are mapped to different locations than one another. Locations are servers, processor cores, virtual machines, applications, or ...
NEW Virtual machine placement in a cloud computing environment based on factors including optimized processor-memory affinity
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147406

Optimized placement of virtual machines in a cloud environment is based on factors that include processor-memory affinity. A smart migration mechanism (smm) predicts an optimization score for multiple permutations of placing virtual machines on a target system to create an optimal move list. The optimization score is a theoretical score calculated using dynamic platform optimization (dpo). The smm may allow ...
NEW Virtual machine placement in a cloud computing environment based on factors including optimized processor-memory affinity
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147405

Optimized placement of virtual machines in a cloud environment is based on factors that include processor-memory affinity. A smart migration mechanism (smm) predicts an optimization score for multiple permutations of placing virtual machines on a target system to create an optimal move list. The optimization score is a theoretical score calculated using dynamic platform optimization (dpo). The smm may allow ...