Streaming Storage Patent Filed By Microsoft Fortells Future OS

Back in February 2010, Microsoft filed a patent for "streaming storage", a concept that describes an operating system which boots up using cloud storage. The streaming storage patent provides a glimpse of what the future of Microsoft operating systems may hold.

The patent itself is as follows: "Various aspects of the subject matter described herein are directed towards a technology by which a virtual storage device for a physical or virtual computing machine is maintained as a chain of data structures (e.g., files) including far data maintained at a far (e.g., remote) backing store and near data maintained at a near (e.g., local) backing store (which initially may be empty)."

Back in February 2010, Microsoft filed a patent for "streaming storage", a concept that describes an operating system which boots up using cloud storage. The streaming storage patent provides a glimpse of what the future of Microsoft operating systems may hold.

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Live Event Date: June 29, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT Security teams looking to extend their network perimeter defenses with an attack and breach detection capability are discovering that a hosted SIEM gets them up and running faster. IBM QRadar on Cloud is a market–leading, trusted solution that can be easily extended with apps and add–ons for user behavior analytics and cognitive security. If you are still relying on basic log collection tools or an aging collection of security point …

  • This IDC study assists senior IT leaders in assessing the current state of their hybrid cloud management processes, governance models, technologies, and skills to identify gaps and create a road map for better aligning the organization's management model and tools with the emerging needs of complex, dynamic self-service hybrid cloud environments. This IDC MaturityScape identifies five maturity stages for hybrid cloud management based on a set of specific people, process, and technology dimensions and outcomes. …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date