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7734870 Storage subsystem and storage system  
The first storage subsystem, when new data is written in a first memory device beyond a certain timing, writes pre-updated data prior to update by said new data into a pre-updated data memory...
7733356 Method for requesting and viewing an attachment image on a portable electronic device  
A method for viewing a full image of a server stored original attachment on a portable electronic device including: building a graph structure within the server representing a map of the original...
7730256 Dual work queue disk drive controller  
Herein described is at least a method and system for improving the performance of a disk drive. A cache work queue and a disk work queue operate together as a dual work queue to facilitate...
7730154 Method and system for fragment linking and fragment caching  
A method, a system, an apparatus, and a computer program product are presented for fragment caching. After a message is received at a computing device that contains a cache management unit, a...
7721051 Techniques to improve cache performance  
Method and apparatus to improve cache performance using interarrival times between demand requests are described.
7720957 Auto-configuration of an internal VLAN network interface  
Apparatus and storage media for auto-configuration of an internal network interface are disclosed. Embodiments may install an internal VLAN manager in a logically partitioned computer system along...
7721049 Disk drive write method  
A disk drive includes a first flush cache memory location, a second flush cache memory location, and a controller for writing information associated with a flush cache write command alternatively...
7721043 Managing write requests in cache directed to different storage groups  
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for managing write requests in cache directed to different storage groups. A determination is made of a high and low thresholds for a...
7721081 Computer system and method for booting up the same  
A computer system with a main memory is equipped with an HDD that has a disk and a driving motor driving the disk, a non-volatile storage unit provided in the HDD storing therein a booting program...
7716440 Storage system and management method thereof  
This storage system has a first disk array device for providing a first volume that stores data transmitted from a host system, a second disk array device for providing a second volume that is...
7711720 Application server, cache program, and application server system  
An application server includes a cache memory that stores in a correlated form a retrieval condition and a retrieval result, an update condition setting unit that sets a cache update condition...
7712106 System and methods for generating and managing filter strings in a filter graph  
A method comprising generating a source chain for use in a development project, generating an identifier which is uniquely assigned to the source chain, and caching the source chain when it is not...
7711876 Dynamic category compression in a data storage library  
Methods and apparatus are provided for dynamically compressing categories in a data storage library. In one embodiment, the method includes retrieving an identification of a first category in the...
7711909 Read sharing using global conflict indication and semi-transparent reading in a transactional memory space  
It has been discovered that globally indicating read-write conflicts and semi-transparent read sharing in a transactional memory space allows for a more expedient validation. Without being aware...
7711895 Storage device, data arrangement method and program  
A storage device, a data arrangement method and a computer program are disclosed, in which the redundancy is maintained even if a cache module runs out of order, and the deterioration of the write...
7711896 Storage system that is connected to external storage  
A first storage system is connected to a second storage system, and an external device within the first storage system is provided to a host as a device of the second storage system. The second...
7707367 Data storage system having separate atomic operation/non-atomic operation paths  
A data storage system having protocol controller for converting packets between PCIE format used by a storage processor and Rapid IO format used by a packet switching network. The controller...
7707287 Virtual host acceleration system  
A method and a system for improving Web hosting performance, enhancing content distribution and security on the Internet and stabilizing WEB Site connectivity, by means of creating a TCP...
7707357 Storage control system and method having first and second channel control sections which convert file level data to block level data, judge whether block level data is to be stored in external storage and identifies save destination address of file level data based on metadata  
A first storage control system comprises a CHN connected to a LAN CN. The CHN comprises a NAS processor and I/O processor. The I/O processor judges whether all or a portion of block level data is...
7707355 Memory system for selectively transmitting command and address signals  
A system includes a memory controller adapted to output address signals, command signals and select signals; a plurality of memory modules; and a plurality of buses each corresponding to one of...
7707193 System and method for verifying and restoring the consistency of inode to pathname mappings in a filesystem  
A system and method verifies and restores the consistency of inode to pathname mappings. In a first embodiment, an off-line verification procedure is modified to verify and correct the primary...
7702864 Apparatus, system, and method for writing stripes in parallel to unique persistent storage devices  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for copying data from a volatile memory device to a plurality of persistent storage devices in response to a loss of primary power. The apparatus...
7702972 Method and apparatus for SRAM macro sparing in computer chips  
SRAM macro sparing allows for full chip function despite the loss of one or more SRAM macros. The controls and data flow for any single macro within a protected group are made available to the...
7702940 Power saving method and system  
The present invention relates to reduction of power consumption of electronic mass storage devices, and more particularly to such a reduction of power consumption in mobile infotainment products....
7702848 Adaptive storage system including hard disk drive with flash interface  
Various types of data storage systems employ low power disk drives to cache data to/from high power disk drives to reduce power consumption and access times. Some of the disk drives may...
7698506 Partial tag offloading for storage server victim cache  
A technique for partially offloading, from a main cache in a storage server, the storage of cache tags for data blocks in a victim cache of the storage server, is described. The technique includes...
7698500 Disk array system, host interface unit, control method for disk array system, and computer program product for disk array system  
A disk array system includes a dedicated cache memory, a first host computer exclusively using the dedicated cache memory, data for a dedicated disk being written to or being read from the...
7694069 System and method for detecting multiple matches  
A system for identifying asserted signals includes a plurality of input ports, a priority encoding module, and a match module. The plurality of input ports receive one of a plurality of input...
7694070 Computer system for managing performances of storage apparatus and performance management method of the computer system  
In a computer system with a DBMS running thereon, management of the performance of a storage apparatus is executed by using a performance indicator provided by a user job so as to simplify the...
7693883 Online data volume deletion  
A system to delete a data volume may include storage of a plurality of data pages of the data volume of a data area into a cache, prevention of writing of data pages to the data volume, and...
7685126 System and methods for providing a distributed file system utilizing metadata to track information about data stored throughout the system  
The intelligent distributed file system enables the storing of file data among a plurality of smart storage units which are accessed as a single file system. The intelligent distributed file...
7680779 Managing queries in a distributed database system  
Queries in a distributed database system are received at computer devices participating in the database system. A determination is made as to which of the respective, participating computer...
7681004 Advanced dynamic disk memory module  
Memory modules address the growing gap between main memory performance and disk drive performance in computational apparatus such as personal computers. Memory modules disclosed herein fill the...
7680837 File management method for log-structured file system for sequentially adding and storing log of file access  
There is disclosed a file management method in a log-structured file system for storing accesses to files that are sequentially performed by sequentially adding logs. A storage area of a storage...
7680982 Preservation of cache data following failover  
In a data storage subsystem with disk storage and a pair of clusters, one set of DASD fast write data is in cache of one cluster and in non-volatile data storage of the other. In response to a...
7680998 Journaled data backup during server quiescence or unavailability  
A backup is performed by a client at a time when a backup server is unable to process the backup. The client maintains a cache including a root tag vector and hash entries. The client begins a...
7680980 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus includes a scanner, a hard disk drive in which a region at which data is stored is divided into a plurality of regions by partitions, a pointer setting unit in which a...
7681002 Storage controller and storage control method  
A storage control technique with which, even if not data, but only its management information is deleted, a host system can recognize storage areas storing unnecessary data and so use them...
7672275 Caching with selective multicasting in a publish-subscribe network  
Packet routing via payload inspection at routers in a core of a distributed network. Packets include subjects and attributes in addition to routing information. The subjects correspond with...
7669008 Destage management of redundant data copies  
A method of destage management of redundant data copies in a cache storage subsystem includes providing a plurality of target storage devices, each of the plurality of target storage devices...
7664797 Method and apparatus for using statistical process control within a storage management system  
A method and apparatus for using a statistical process control to establish alarm criteria for backup processes in a storage management system. The method and apparatus accumulates sample...
7664879 Caching content and state data at a network element  
Methods are disclosed for caching content and state data at a network element. In one embodiment, data packets are intercepted at a network element. An application layer message, which specifies a...
7660945 Methods and structure for limiting storage device write caching  
Methods and structures for limiting the write portion of a local cache memory in one or more disk drives of a storage system such that a storage controller coupled to each may mirror the content...
7660946 Storage control system and storage control method  
Provided is a storage control system in which a number of storage controllers are connected, and restored data is forwarded from one storage controller to the other storage controller. This...
7657703 Double density content addressable memory (CAM) lookup scheme  
The number of content addressable memory (CAM) lookups is reduced from two to one. Each side (left and right sides) of a CAM is programmed with network addresses, such as IP addresses, based on...
7657715 Dynamic operation mode transition of a storage subsystem  
A host implement a method for controlling a dynamic transition of the host from a current operation mode to a target operation mode. The method involves the host receiving an operation mode...
7650366 System and method for generating a crash consistent persistent consistency point image set  
A technique for generating a crash consistent set of persistent consistency point image set associated with a storage space is provided. A client side agent obtains a first set of read/write...
7650480 Storage system and write distribution method  
A storage system includes: a flash disk having a plurality of flash memory units; a management table for hierarchically managing the write life of each flash memory unit on a specified storage...
7649538 Reconfigurable high performance texture pipeline with advanced filtering  
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide texture caches and related circuits that store and retrieve texels in a fast and efficient manner. One such texture circuit provides an increased...
7647538 Test apparatus and electronic device for generating test signal by using repeated interval in a test instruction stream  
There is provided a test apparatus that tests a device under test. The test apparatus includes a pattern memory that stores a test instruction stream determining a test sequence for testing the...