A MUTUAL-SUBSTITUTING GARBAGE COLLECTING METHOD WITH AN INTERMEDIARY DEVICE
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jul-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jul-30
Disclosed is a method for Garbage Collecting(GC) which needs no temporary suspension of service. To realize the behaviour, first, an intermediary device mediates GC-activities of a number of server computers. Second, the device dispatches clients' requests to computer that is not under GC. As the result, the intermediary device and server computers operate as a virtual non-stop server computer.