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US20120159240 RECOVERY OF A COMPUTER THAT INCLUDES VIRTUAL DISKS  
Described is the backup and/or restore of virtual disks In general, metadata is backed up for restoring a virtual disk. To restore the disk, a physical disk is created, with the virtual disk the...
US20080010506 Multi-CPU computer and method of restarting system  
A multi-CPU computer which is capable of positively performing error handling, and restarting a system even when a fatal error has occurred in a CPU. When a hardware error has occurred in a first...
US20110078494 MANAGEMENT METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING REPLICATION BY TAKING INTO ACCOUNT CLUSTER  
A management system, which manages a host computer and a storage system, holds cluster information, specifies an active-state host computer and an inactive-state host computer based on a backup...
US20110107425 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING VIRUS SCAN IN PORTABLE TERMINAL  
An apparatus and method are provided in which, in order to avoid a situation where a vaccine installed in a portable terminal is damaged by a virus and thus a virus scan process cannot be normally...
US20080256386 Raid configuration indication in network attached storage  
In one embodiment a network attached storage device comprises at least one storage media, a storage controller to manage input/output requests directed to the at least one storage media, and a...
US20060174157 Dynamically expandable and contractible fault-tolerant storage system with virtual hot spare  
A dynamically expandable and contractible fault-tolerant storage system employs a virtual hot spare that is created from unused storage capacity across a plurality of storage devices. This unused...
US20050081089 Storage disaster recovery using a predicted superset of unhardened primary data  
A method for managing a data storage system includes maintaining a record on a secondary storage subsystem, which is predictive of locations to which data are to be written on a primary storage...
US20060112303 Local backup device with remote management capability and method for remote backup management  
Local backup operations in a computer are organized from a remote computer. The local computer has an intermediate device controller and at least one additional hard disk drive for backup. There...
US20060129875 Storage system condition indicator and method  
A storage system condition indicator and method provides a visual display representing the operating condition of a set of storage devices. Various operating conditions may be defined based on...
US20070067669 METHOD OF IDENTIFYING A FAILING STORAGE DEVICE BASED ON COMMON FACTOR OBJECT INCONSISTENCY  
A technique for use in identifying a failing storage device from a plurality of such storage devices involves the use of an inconsistency map. This inconsistency map is maintained by selecting one...
US20080276122 RESTORING THE FIRMWARE AND ALL PROGRAMMABLE CONTENT OF AN OPTICAL DRIVE  
After an update of an optical drive with a new firmware or after any other event that changed content of non-volatile memory means of the optical drive it is possible that the user for any reason...
US20080172572 USING VIRTUAL COPIES IN A FAILOVER AND FAILBACK ENVIRONMENT  
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for using virtual copies in a failover and failback environment. Updates are copied from a primary first storage at the primary site to a...
US20080282105 DATA INTEGRITY VALIDATION IN STORAGE SYSTEMS  
Data validation systems and methods are provided. Data is recorded in N data chunks on one or more storage mediums. A first validation chunk independently associated with said N data chunks...
US20050010835 Autonomic non-invasive backup and storage appliance  
A system and method for backup data storage and retrieval which does not require a program to be installed on the host computer system. The system and method may operate over a network. A system...
US20090254898 CONVERTING A DEVICE FROM ONE SYSTEM TO ANOTHER  
Re-purposing a computer from one operating system to another is both simplified and made less susceptible to error by moving original system firmware to a backup location and then installing both...
US20090113235 RAID WITH REDUNDANT PARITY  
Methods and apparatus of the present invention include storing redundant parity information in storage devices that are configured in a RAID array. Conventional hard disk drives are configured to...
US20100313066 REMOTE BACKUP STORAGE  
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with a backup utility are described. One example system causes a backup utility to identify a remote device as local to a client device. Backup...
US20090204846 Automated Full Stripe Operations in a Redundant Array of Disk Drives  
A system and method are provided for automating full stripe operations in a redundant data storage array. In a redundant storage device controller, a parity product is accumulated that is...
US20050138467 Hardware detection for switchable storage  
A data processing apparatus, comprising a plurality of host computers, a plurality of storage devices and a switch; wherein each host computer and each storage device is connected to said switch...
US20100088541 FAILURE INFORMATION MONITORING APPARATUS AND FAILURE INFORMATION MONITORING METHOD  
According to an aspect of the embodiment, an area control unit refers to usage information of an area management table based on a determined type of an extracted failure information, determines...
US20100070800 AUTOMATIC HARDWARE-BASED RECOVERY OF A COMPROMISED COMPUTER  
In general, techniques are described for hardware-based detection and automatic restoration of a computing device from a compromised state. Moreover, the techniques provide for automatic,...
US20070250738 DISASTER RECOVERY WITHIN SECURE ENVIRONMENTS  
Systems and processes include a disaster recovery system for a production site. The disaster recovery site may include replications of at least a portion of information and/or applications from...
US20060212749 Failure communication method  
A communication method for detecting failure and for performing immediate stop processing is provided. It is a failure communication method of a computer, comprising a plurality of units A,...
US20080201604 Kernel Error Recovery Disablement and Shared Recovery Routine Footprint Areas  
A method, computer program product, and data processing system for providing optional failure recovery features in operating system kernel code are disclosed. In accordance with a preferred...
US20060143506 RAID storage controller assist circuit, systems and methods  
An integrated circuit and associated methods operable therein to provide hardware assist to RAID storage management controllers. The RAID assist integrated circuit offloads a general purpose...
US20090132851 PARALLEL REED-SOLOMON RAID (RS-RAID) ARCHITECTURE, DEVICE, AND METHOD  
The parallel RS-RAID data storage architecture can aggregate that data and checksums within each cluster into intermediate or partial sums that are transferred or distributed to other clusters....
US20080005611 Providing A Restore Operating System With New Or Updated Software Components  
A method for creating a customized version of a bootable restore OS comprising determining the PC's software component needs, communicating the PC's software component needs to a server computer,...
US20060218434 Disk drive with integrated tape drive  
A data backup apparatus for a computer data system includes a unit housing in a standard form factor, within which is provided one or more disk drives and a removable media drive as well as an...
US20090031167 Storage control system and storage control method  
Unique information including a logical type name is stored in a user data area of a management area as a media of the alternative disk drive to become an alternative of the storage device. Upon...
US20060218436 System, method and software using a RAID device driver as backup for a RAID adapter  
If a hardware-based RAID (redundant array of independent disks) engine fails, the system can use a driver-based RAID engine in place of the hardware-based RAID engine. Using the driver-based RAID...
US20060161810 Remote replication  
A remote replication system for reading data, without server involvement, from any industry standard Fibre Channel LUN and producing an exact copy on a specified virtual volume is provided. The...
US20090125753 HANDLING OF DATA STORAGE WITHIN A FLASH MEDIA DEVICE  
A flash memory device can be subdivided into smaller areas (called chunks) that can written independently over a extended periods of time even though each sector must be erased as a single unit....
US20080141043 APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR MANAGING DATA USING A DATA PIPELINE  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for managing data in a solid-state storage device. A solid-state storage and solid-state controller are included. The solid-state storage controller...
US20070028136 PARITY UPDATE FOOTPRINTS KEPT ON DISK  
Parity Update Footprints (PUFPs) are kept on the disk drives themselves (rather than in nonvolatile RAM) so that the PUFPs will move along with the RAID arrays and data they protect. This permits...
US20050076260 RAID CONSISTENCY INITIALIZATION METHOD  
A method for redundant array of independent disks (RAID) consistency initialization. The method allows fast RAID creation of the RAID subsystem and the RAID is capable of accepting I/O access...
US20070006019 Data storage system  
A data storage system including an array of storage devices and a storage controller is provided. The array of storage devices is configured to store information in the form of a plurality of...
US20090006888 Fast primary cluster recovery  
A cluster recovery process is implemented across a set of distributed archives, where each individual archive is a storage cluster of preferably symmetric nodes. Each node of a cluster typically...
US20070101188 Method for establishing stable storage mechanism  
A method for establishing a stable storage mechanism applicable to a computer device with a RAID array and a RAID control unit is proposed. Operating conditions of the disks are constantly...
US20060136778 Process for generating and reconstructing variable number of parity for byte streams independent of host block size  
A method, system and program for generating parity in a data storage system are provided. The invention comprises organizing an incoming data block into a specified number of data stripes and...
US20100031080 VIRTUAL TAPE LIBRARY BACKUP SYSTEMS, AND A METHOD OF HARD DISK DRIVE POWER CONTROL  
The present invention discloses a virtual tape library (VTL) backup system, and a method of hard disk drive (HDD) power control in VTL devices. In the VTL backup system, a disk control module...
US20070168706 Method for reducing rebuild time on a RAID device  
The present invention provides a method for reducing rebuild time on a Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) device. A first stripe of the RAID device is selected. Write-back caching on a...
US20070180300 RAID AND RELATED ACCESS METHOD  
A RAID includes at least three disks, and the three disks includes respective first blocks corresponding to one another and respective second blocks corresponding to one another. Each of the first...
US20060248379 System and method for restriping data across a plurality of volumes  
A system and method re-stripes one or more data containers across a striped volume set (SVS) that has been modified by the addition of one or more volumes. The SVS is associated with an existing...
US20080010502 METHOD OF IMPROVING INPUT AND OUTPUT PERFORMANCE OF RAID SYSTEM USING MATRIX STRIPE CACHE  
A method of improving the Input/Output (I/O) performance of a Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) system using a Matrix Stripe Cache (MSC). The method includes a first step of generating a...
US20080126842 Redundancy recovery within a distributed data-storage system  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods, and distributed data-storage systems employing the methods, for recovering redundancy within a distributed data-storage system upon...
US20090307523 System Performance Through Invalidation of Speculative Memory Scrub Commands  
A memory controller and a method for improved computer system performance invalidates (i.e., cancels or does not allow for execution of) speculative or unnecessary scrub write commands as part of...
US20110202790 Storage Configuration  
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to storage configuration. In aspects, an interface is used to discover the existence, capacity, and characteristics of solid state storage....
US20050246576 Redundant system utilizing remote disk mirroring technique, and initialization method for remote disk mirroring for in the system  
During initialization for remote disk mirroring in a redundant system, the copy driver of a running computer copies only the data of valid blocks to a disk of a standby computer in accordance with...
US20060085673 Computer system, storage apparatus and storage management method  
It is made possible to create automatically and appropriately a secondary volume which is a replication for a volume stored in a storage apparatus. Moreover, with respect to an application which...
US20060212744 Methods, systems, and storage medium for data recovery  
A geographically distributed array of redundant disk storage devices are interconnected with high bandwidth optical links for disaster recovery for computer data centers. These provide recovery...

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