[Haskell-cafe] ANN: HaLVM 1.0: the Haskell Lightweight Virtual Machine

Iustin Pop iusty at k1024.org
Wed Dec 1 00:36:34 CET 2010

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 02:16:07PM -0800, Adam Wick wrote:
> Galois, Inc. is pleased to announce the immediate release of the
> Haskell Lightweight Virtual Machine (or HaLVM), version 1.0. The
> HaLVM is a port of the GHC runtime system to the Xen hypervisor,
> allowing programmers to create Haskell programs that run directly on
> Xen's "bare metal." Internally, Galois has used this system in
> several projects with much success, and we hope y'all will have an
> equally great time with it.
> What might you do with a HaLVM? Pretty much anything you want. :)
> Explore designs for operating system decomposition, examine new
> notions of mobile computation with the HaLVM and Xen migration, or
> find interesting network services and lock them inside small, cheap,
> single-purpose VMs.

As someone who deals daily with Xen and often with Haskell too,
this is very interesting. Thanks for releasing and looking forward to
playing with it! (And hopefully more than just playing :)


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