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8312235 Data migration in a storage system with dynamically expansible volumes  
A data processing system includes a first storage system configured with a virtual logical volume that includes a dynamically expandable volume, a second storage system coupled to the first...
8311985 Remote backup and restore system and method  
A computer-based method includes determining, based at least in part on a quantity of first backup data on a source computer, a data-transfer mode for the first backup data, the data-transfer mode...
8312233 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...
8311986 Determining database record content changes  
Database backup system identifies and extracts any changed database record using only two copies of the database from two different points in time. A first copy of the database is generated at a...
8307176 Method and system for efficient space management for single-instance-storage volumes  
A method and system for efficient space management for single-instance-storage volumes is provided. A backup module storing data within a collection of containers according to access locality and...
8307178 Storage system, remote copy and management method therefor  
A copy source storage controller received write data added with a time and issued from a host computer transfers the write data with the time to a copy destination storage controller. If there are...
8307174 System and method for managing sessions and reallocating memory resources used for replication of data in a data storage environment  
This invention is a system and method for managing sessions and memory resources used for replication of data in a data storage environment. In one embodiment, a methodology is provided that...
8307175 Data recovery and overwrite independent of operating system  
Methods and systems to access data in a computer system independent of an operating environment of the computer system, including to recover data to a remote system, to overwrite data, and to copy...
8306950 Managing data access requests after persistent snapshots  
A client node on which a file system is mounted can be configured to efficiently handle content access requests after a snapshot is created. The client node can maintain generation numbers at a...
8306951 Automated integrated high availability of the in-memory database cache and the backend enterprise database  
A cluster manager is configured to manage a plurality of copies of a mid-tier database as a mid-tier database cluster. The cluster manager may concurrently manage a backend database system. The...
8301833 Non-volatile memory module  
Certain embodiments described herein include a memory system which can communicate with a host system such as a disk controller of a computer system. The memory system can include volatile and...
8301852 Virtual storage migration technique to minimize spinning disks  
A method, and system for employing the method, for virtual data storage migration providing a plurality of data storage devices communicating with at least one computer system. A plurality of data...
8301854 Storage system and virtualization method  
The storage system of the present invention is able to generate one virtual logical device from different logical devices which exist in each of the different storage control units and remote-copy...
8296512 Recording method for a disk device having recording regions different in recording density  
A recording method for a disk device includes the following steps. Sequential data is written into the medium along the track in a predetermined radial direction. Information indicating an end...
8296269 Apparatus and method for read consistency in a log mining system  
A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to receive a specification for requested data in a log based replication system where data changes are retrieved from both a...
8291181 Temporary mirroring, logical segregation, and redundant programming or addressing for solid state drive operation  
The present disclosure includes methods and devices for operating a solid state drive. One method embodiment includes mirroring programming operations such that data associated with a programming...
8291179 Methods for implementation of worm enforcement in a storage system  
Embodiments of archival storage system are disclosed. The archival storage system includes one or more removable disk drives that provide random access and are readily expandable. In embodiments,...
8291070 Determining an operating status of a remote host upon communication failure  
Methods for monitoring operating statuses of hosts are described herein. Operating statuses for one or more hosts are monitored by a management server over a network using a network management...
8291160 Tape library emulation with automatic configuration and data retention  
Disk based emulation of tape libraries is provided with features that allow easier management and administration of a backup system and also allow increased flexibility to both archive data on...
8285934 Redundancy array of inexpensive disks configuration using simple network management protocol  
A method of configuring a storage device is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) receiving a single data unit over a communication network, the data unit (i) being transferred...
8281089 Storage system and its initial copy method  
Upon starting the initial copy process, a pair creation command is issued from a primary disk subsystem to a secondary disk subsystem. The secondary disk subsystem sets a target area of a second...
8280926 Scalable de-duplication mechanism  
A method for removing redundant data from a backup storage system is presented. In one example, the method may include receiving the application layer data object, selecting a de-duplication...
8281087 Method, system, and program implementing retention policies to archive records  
Provided are a method, system, and program for receiving a request to remove a record. A determination is made as to whether a state associated with the record includes at least one hold state and...
8281094 Remote copy system  
When performing asynchronous remote copying, whether or not a disaster has occurred at a main site is judged at a remote site; and if the disaster has occurred, recovery processing is immediately...
8281096 Systems and methods for creating snapshots  
A computer-implemented method for creating snapshots may include identifying a request to take a snapshot of a primary volume of data. The computer-implemented method may also include identifying...
8281071 Systems and methods for managing cluster node connectivity information  
A computer-implemented method for managing cluster node connectivity information. The method may include maintaining a set of cluster nodes of a clustered application. The method may also include,...
8275959 Failover control of dual controllers in a redundant data storage system  
A redundant data storage system is provided comprising a first controller with top-level control of a first memory space and a second controller with top-level control of a second memory space...
8275955 Efficient data storage system  
A system and method are disclosed for providing efficient data storage. A plurality of data segments is received in a data stream. The system determines whether a data segment has been stored...
8275952 Data recording device and data recording method configured to sort data by frame ID prior to recording  
In a data recording device which records a plurality of data items of different kinds, one or plurality of nodes set the plurality of data items to data frames with frame IDs uniquely assigned for...
8271751 Systems and methods for reliably managing files in a computer system  
Systems and methods allow for reliably and efficiently managing files stored on a data storage medium associated with a computer system such as a set-top box. The computer system manages a...
8271753 Storage controller and storage control method for copying a snapshot using copy difference information  
Difference information between two snapshots from a first point-in-time snapshot, which has been copied, to an Nth point-in-time snapshot, which constitutes the latest point-in-time snapshot, is...
8271724 Controlling write request access to a non-volatile log  
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method and system are provided to control access to the non-volatile log (NVlog) of a storage server. By controlling access to the NVLog of a storage...
8271761 Storage system and management method thereof  
A storage system having at least two storage apparatuses capable of partitioning an internal resource into logical partitions and managing the logical partitions, and which replicates data written...
8271748 Generating and/or receiving, at least one data access request  
In an embodiment, an apparatus is provided that may include circuitry to generate, at least in part, and/or receive, at least in part, at least one request to access at least one portion of data....
8266404 Generating and using checkpoints in a virtual computer system  
To generate a checkpoint for a virtual machine (VM), first, while the VM is still running, a copy-on-write (COW) disk file is created pointing to a parent disk file that the VM is using. Next, the...
8266377 Computer system and control method for the computer system  
A computer system including a first storage system connected to a first host computer, a second storage system connected to a second host computer and a third storage system connected to the first...
8266109 Performance of scanning containers for archiving  
Various systems and methods for performing archive operations are disclosed. One method involves receiving a request to perform an archive operation on a number of data storage containers. The...
8266397 Interface systems and methods for accessing stored data  
A modular data and storage management system. The system includes a time variance interface that provides for storage into a storage media of data that is received over time. The time variance...
8266403 Storage system, unauthorized access detection method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium storing unauthorized access detection program  
An access instruction portion that sends an access instruction to the storage apparatus in response to being accessed from the terminal; and an access management portion that sends a confirmation...
8261018 Managing data storage systems  
A method, system and computer program product for managing data storage systems. The data storage system being coupled to a volume storage pool as data storage resource, the data storage system...
8261034 Memory system for cascading region-based filters  
A method for moving data in a memory system of a cascading region-based filter is disclosed. The method generally includes steps (A) to (C). Step (A) may load a first portion of the data from a...
8261031 Device and method to manage migration volume selection  
A management device and management method capable of improving usability of a storage system is proposed. The management device and the management method for managing data migration between...
8255657 Digital broadcasting contents move function  
To provide a move function that can restore copy-once contents even if the contents are failed to be moved midway, an information storage device 10 comprises data moving unit 14 for making program...
8255641 Modifying delete notifications in a storage stack  
A filter between a filesystem and a storage device in a storage stack can be configured to modify a delete notification, such as by modifying an existing delete notification or creating a new...
8255645 Non-volatile memory cache performance improvement  
In order to provide a more efficient persistent storage device, one or more long-term storage media are included along with a non-volatile memory. In one embodiment, one portion of the...
8255654 Method for backup storage device selection  
A method and system for backing up computer data uses a network device to select a storage device in a manner that enhances at least one parameter associated with the backup process.
8255646 Storage apparatus and logical volume migration method  
This storage apparatus includes a first logical volume migration unit for migrating the logical volume of a first storage area targeted for power source shutdown to a second storage area that is...
8250283 Write-distribute command for RAID mirroring  
According to one general aspect, a method may include receiving, from a processor at an I/O controller, a write-distribute command that includes an indication of data to be written to a group of...
8250335 Method, system and computer program product for managing the storage of data  
The present invention provides for a method, system, and computer program product for managing the storage of data. Data is selectively compressed based on a pre-defined compression policy and...
8250240 Message conversion method and message conversion system  
A remote copy system includes a plurality of storage systems. Each first storage system assigns a sequential number to write data received from the host and sends the write data with the...