IBM Working on JVM-Based Cloud Platform

by Developer.com Staff

The research team describes it as "the operating system of the future."

Researchers at IBM are working on building a cloud platform based on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). At the Design Automation Conference, IBM's Jan Rellermeyer said the project could result in "the operating system of the future for both embedded systems and the cloud." He added, "The question is how can we turn JVM into more of a cloud-type platform."

The team has experienced some challenges related to scalability. However, they believe it will be possible to use JVM to provide services for mobile devices.

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This article was originally published on Tuesday Jun 11th 2013
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