Issue No.05 - May (1978 vol.11)
J. Stockenberg , Raytheon and Brown University
Vertical migration is a technique which improves system performance by moving software primitives through layers of application program and operating system software and microcode.
J. Stockenberg, "Vertical Migration for Performance Enhancement in Layered Hardware/Firmware/Software Systems", Computer, vol.11, no. 5, pp. 35-50, May 1978, doi:10.1109/C-M.1978.218182