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Issue No.05 - September/October (2008 vol.12)
pp: 4-6
Fred Douglis , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
ABSTRACT
When software ideas are ahead of their time, two problems can arise. Either better hardware is needed for the software to be feasible, a new technology isn't adoptable because there's no current need for it. EIC Fred Douglis looks at examples of both problems in this installment.
INDEX TERMS
software development, new technologies, virtualization, virtual machines, process migration
CITATION
Fred Douglis, "Ideas Ahead of Their Time", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.12, no. 5, pp. 4-6, September/October 2008, doi:10.1109/MIC.2008.103
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