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8406096 Methods for predicting tape drive and media failures  
A method for monitoring and predicting health of tape drives and media in a tape library. The method includes receiving exchange data associated with an exchange in the tape library. Then the...
8407450 Electronic device, time difference data acquisition method, and data structure for time difference data  
An electronic device receives satellite signals from positioning information satellites and acquires positioning information and time information. A stored data table comprises a first block of...
8402209 Provisioning space in a data storage system  
Dynamic provisioning of available space in a data storage system without having to configure partitions at system startup is presented. A system table may be maintained with entries corresponding...
8402106 Asynchronous future based API  
An apparatus and a method for operating on data at a cache node of a data grid system is described. An asynchronous future-based interface of a computer system receives a request to operate on a...
8402199 Memory management system and method thereof  
The invention discloses a memory management system and a memory management method are disclosed. The memory management system includes a first memory, at least one secondary memory, and a memory...
8397013 Hybrid memory module  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a hybrid memory module that combines memory devices of different types while presenting a single technology interface. The hybrid memory module...
8397102 Volume and failure management method on a network having a storage device  
A SAN manager acquires configuration information from devices constituting a SAN and produces a corresponding relationship between a host computer and a virtual volume (virtual volume mapping) and...
8397024 Page buffer program command and methods to reprogram pages without re-inputting data to a memory device  
A technique for efficiently handling write operation failures in a memory device which communicates with an external host device allows a page of data to be re-written to a memory array from a...
8397026 Partition access control system and method for controlling partition access  
An access control system (10) is disclosed for controlling access to data stored on at least one data storage medium (14) of a computing system. The access control system (10) comprises...
8392684 Data encryption in a network memory architecture for providing data based on local accessibility  
A network memory system for ensuring compliance is disclosed. The network memory system comprises a first appliance configured to encrypt first data, store the encrypted first data in a first...
8392652 Virtual tape system  
A virtual tape system includes an actual tape device having a magnetic tape which stores data. The virtual tape system includes a virtual tape storage device which stores data stored in the actual...
8375157 Cluster based non-volatile memory translation layer  
An improved non-volatile memory and logical block to physical block address translation method utilizing a cluster based addressing scheme is detailed. The translation of logical blocks/sectors to...
8370857 Device controller  
A device controller that improves transfer speed when the total data amount to be transferred exceeds a predetermined amount, without requiring a special configuration in the device. The device...
8370583 Network memory architecture for providing data based on local accessibility  
A network memory system comprises a first appliance and a second appliance. The first appliance receives data and determines whether a portion of the data is locally accessible to the second...
8364926 Memory module with reduced access granularity  
A memory module having reduced access granularity. The memory module includes a substrate having signal lines thereon that form a control path and first and second data paths, and further includes...
8364858 Normalizing capacity utilization within virtual storage pools  
A system for normalizing capacity utilization within virtual storage pools includes collecting utilization statistics across individual storage devices that are members of a virtualized storage...
8364992 Method and system for reducing power consumption by command selection in a hard disk drive  
A system and method for providing a command queue selection scheme by selecting commands by giving preference to commands based on the power consumption characteristics the command. In one...
8364914 Systems and methods for performing storage operations in a computer network  
Methods and systems are described for performing storage operations on electronic data in a network. In response to the initiation of a storage operation and according to a first set of selection...
8359429 System and method for distributing volume status information in a storage system  
System and method for distributing volume status information in a storage system. According to one embodiment, a system may include a plurality of volumes configured to store data, where the...
8359408 Enabling functional dependency in a multi-function device  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for reading configuration information from a multi-function device (MFD), building a dependency tree of a functional dependency of...
8356088 Configuration management utility  
Embodiments of the present invention provide apparatuses and methods for managing the configuration settings of one or more servers within a business. The configuration management apparatuses and...
8352331 Relationship discovery engine  
A system, method, and computer program product discover relationships among items and recommend items based on the discovered relationships. The recommendations provided by the present invention...
8347043 Storage management task distribution method and system on storage virtualizer  
Systems and methods for dissolving the bottleneck issue of management task requested from management client to the storage virtualizer which consolidates externally attached storage arrays while...
8347028 Performance separation optimization according to protocol usage status and storage system performance  
For the purpose of optimizing the performance separation according to the usage status of the protocol and the storage system performance, in a storage system 1 including multiple storage devices...
8341458 Controlling data consistency guarantees in storage apparatus  
An apparatus, method and computer program operable in a network controls consistency guarantees of a plurality of data copies in a storage apparatus, and includes: a lease control component for...
8341389 Device, systems, and method for securely starting up a computer installation  
A device for the secured start-up of a computer installation comprising a first connection interface to the computer installation and a second connection interface to an external data medium unit...
8340087 Storage subsystem  
Deadlock is avoided in a grid storage system having superior scalability. Provided is a storage subsystem connected to a host computer for receiving a write or read access from the host computer....
8341342 Storage system with incremental multi-dimensional RAID  
A method for storing data including receiving a request to write data and in response the request, selecting a RAID grid location in a RAID grid to write the data. The method further includes...
8341346 Offloading volume space reclamation operations to virtual tape systems  
A method for offloading volume space reclamation operations to virtual tape systems is disclosed herein. In certain embodiments, such a method includes writing instruction information to a virtual...
8341374 Solid state drive and related method of scheduling operations  
A solid state drive (SSD) comprises an input/output interface and a memory controller. The input/output interface stores a plurality of input/output commands. The memory controller comprises first...
8341344 Techniques for accessing a resource in a processor system  
A technique of accessing a resource includes receiving, at a master scheduler, resource access requests. The resource access requests are translated into respective slave state machine work orders...
8335893 Storage device, system, and method that determines a physical address of a memory unit allocated to a logical address or allocates a logical address to a physical address of a memory unit, based on access speed information of the logical address  
A memory management device which is capable of allocating a memory unit accessible at a higher speed to data which is stored in a storage device having memory units different in access speed,...
8331770 Recording apparatus and method, recording medium, and program  
A recording apparatus includes first identification means for identifying, in accordance with information read from a disk medium and related to a format of data recorded on the disk medium, the...
8332832 Dynamic arrays and overlays with bounds policies  
Systems and methods are provided for writing code to access data arrays. One aspect provides a method of accessing a memory array. Data is provided within a one-dimensional array of allocated...
8332615 Management system and computer system management method  
A management system detects a peak time period during which accesses are concentrated on a logical page included in a logical volume, and reallocates this logical page to an appropriate physical...
8327093 Prioritizing commands in a data storage device  
A unique system and method for ordering commands may reduce disc access latency while giving preference to pending commands. The method and system involves giving preference to pending commands in...
8320070 Magnetic disk drive and method for adjusting parameter in the same  
According to one embodiment, a magnetic disk drive includes a parameter management table, a parameter adjustment module and an interpolation module. The parameter management table stores a...
8321644 Backing up filesystems to a storage device  
A method, a tangible non-transitory computer readable storage medium, and a tape library for backing up filesystems are provided. Historic job durations to back up data to a storage device are...
8320742 Method and apparatus for playing data between external device and TV set  
An apparatus for recording/reproducing external device data in a broadcast receiver and method thereof are disclosed, by which a broadcast receiver allowed by a certification key is enabled to...
8312226 Network memory appliance for providing data based on local accessibility  
A first appliance of a network memory includes a processor configured to receive data. The processor determines whether the data is locally accessible to a second appliance of the network memory...
8312209 Digital device configuration and method  
A digital Storage Element is described. A device is configured including a Storage Element for access by a user responsive to a native control code. A processing arrangement executes a control...
8312238 Microcomputer and method for controlling memory access  
A microcomputer includes a CPU, a protection information storage configured to store memory protection information specifying an access permission or prohibited state to a memory space by a...
8312214 System and method for pausing disk drives in an aggregate  
The present invention provides a system, method, and computer program product for “cooling” selected disks in a set of disks connected to a storage system by reducing access frequency to the...
8307185 Computer system and management method for the transfer and replication of data among several storage devices  
Arrangements for transfer and replication of data. A host computer retains a transfer volume management information including HDD identifiers corresponding to a plurality of primary volumes and...
8306994 Network attached device with dedicated firewall security  
Dedicated firewall security for a network attached device (NAD) is provided by a firewall management system integrated directly into the NAD or into a NAD server. A local area network arrangement...
8307132 Control of an external storage device with a plurality of storage units  
A control device controls an external storage device with a plurality of storage units which can be driven and stopped independently. The control device comprises: a display control unit; a...
8301673 System and method for performing distributed consistency verification of a clustered file system  
A system and method for performing a distributed consistency check of a clustered file system. File system functions for loading an inode and/or buffer tree are modified so that in response to...
8301834 System for determining allocation of tape drive resources for a secure data erase process  
A system is provided to ensure a timely secure data erase by determining whether allocating an additional tape drive would improve secure data erase performance by evaluating a quantity of...
8296339 Disk image optimization  
Incremental optimizations and modifications to a disk image can be made after the initial generation of the disk image. In the case of video games, publishers who have access only to a final game...
8296337 Apparatus, system, and method for managing data from a requesting device with an empty data token directive  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for managing data with an empty data segment directive at the requesting device. The apparatus, system, and method include a token directive...