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8812803 Duplication elimination in a storage service  
A method of managing storage implemented in a storage management device that manages storage to which access for information is made by a requesting processing apparatus, including randomly...
8812800 Storage apparatus and storage management method  
The performance to transfer data to external storage media in thin provisioning is enhanced. A storage apparatus is connected via a network to a host system writing of data and to a tape...
8806156 Volume groups storing multiple generations of data in flash memory packages  
A storage system comprises a plurality of flash packages comprising a plurality of flash chips, and a storage controller for receiving a first write request from a higher-level apparatus and...
8806152 Method and apparatus for sending data from multiple sources over a communications bus  
In a memory system, multiple memory modules communicate over a bus. Each memory module may include a hub and at least one memory storage unit. The hub receives local data from the memory storage...
8806157 Online volume migration using multi-path input / output masquerading  
A method, including configuring data migration from a first volume to a second volume, which are coupled via a storage area network (SAN) to a host computer, with the first volume mapped to the...
8806296 Scheduled or gradual redundancy encoding schemes for data storage  
Techniques for optimizing data storage are disclosed herein. In particular, methods and systems for implementing redundancy encoding schemes with data storage systems are described. The redundancy...
8806162 Switching visibility between virtual data storage entities  
Visibility of a data storage entity on a first storage system is switched to a replicated data storage entity on a second storage system. Data from the data storage entity is replicated from the...
8799596 Switching visibility between virtual data storage entities  
Visibility of a data storage entity on a first storage system is switched to a replicated data storage entity on a second storage system. Data from the data storage entity is replicated from the...
8799525 Computer system and its renewal method  
A computer system including a management computer for managing the entire system, an integral apparatus, and a high-level connecting device for connecting the management computer and the integral...
8799232 Method for generating copy of database  
In a DBMS, in response to a request from application programs, a base table update function updates a base table and a recovery start point, and a log recording function records update logs for...
8799601 Techniques for managing deduplication based on recently written extents  
A technique is directed to managing deduplication of extents in a data storage apparatus having processing circuitry and memory which stores the extents (e.g., blocks). The technique involves...
8799599 Transparent data migration within a computing environment  
Described is a method and system for transparently migrating data between storage systems of a computing environment without disrupting realtime access to the stored data of the storage systems....
8799223 Techniques for data backup management  
Techniques for data backup management are disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the techniques may be realized as a method for data backup management comprising identifying a base...
8799594 Online volume migration using multi-path input/output masquerading  
An apparatus for configuring data migration comprises a host computer, a first volume, a second volume, a storage area network (SAN) configured to couple the host computer, the first volume, and...
8793447 Restoration of a parent LUN through modification of a read-write clone LUN as the parent LUN  
A method, apparatus and system of restoration of a parent LUN through modification of a read-write clone LUN as the parent LUN are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes transforming a...
8793448 Transparent data migration within a computing environment  
Described is a method and system for transparently migrating data between storage systems of a computing environment without disrupting realtime access to the stored data of the storage systems....
8788769 System and method for performing backup or restore operations utilizing difference information and timeline state information  
Systems and methods for backing-up data from a first storage pool to a second storage pool using difference information between time states are disclosed. The system has a data management engine...
8788751 Restoring spanned volumes of data  
According to one embodiment, a backup is searched for data to be restored from a volume. The backup comprises multiple disks. The volume is stored in one or more spans on the disks. The spans...
8788462 Multi-factor probe triggers  
A method, article of manufacture, and apparatus for efficiently backing up information are disclosed. In an embodiment, this may comprise receiving information about a computer system from at...
8788772 Maintaining mirror and storage system copies of volumes at multiple remote sites  
Provided is a method for maintaining mirror and storage system copies of volumes at multiple remote sites. A first server maintains a mirror copy relationship between a first storage system at a...
8788768 Maintaining mirror and storage system copies of volumes at multiple remote sites  
Provided are a computer program product and system for maintaining mirror and storage system copies of volumes at multiple remote sites. A first server maintains a mirror copy relationship between...
8782010 Representing de-duplicated file data  
Providing a subset of de-duplicated data as output is disclosed. The subset of data includes a plurality of data segments. In some embodiments, the output includes segments of data stored across a...
8782358 Transparent input / output switching between synchronously mirrored storage volumes  
A method for configuring transparent synchronous mirroring volume switching for a first volume and a second volume that are coupled, via a storage area network, to a host computer, with the first...
8782359 Data recovery systems and methods  
Nearline disaster recovery (“nearline DR”) storage systems and methods that permit the use of previously restored stored data from a near time period by virtual applications operating off a backup...
8782357 Reversing a communication path between storage devices  
Reversing a communication path between a first volume on a first storage device and a second volume on a second storage device includes suspending communication between the first and second...
8782361 Management server and data migration method with improved duplicate data removal efficiency and shortened backup time  
A management server and a data migration method shorten a data backup processing time and improve the efficiency of data duplicate removal in a storage apparatus. The management server includes a...
8775736 System and method for enhanced application performance with tiered storage in an information handling system  
An information handling system includes a memory controller coupled to a first and a second storage device. The memory controller stores information on the first storage device based upon an...
8775763 Redundant data assignment in a data storage system  
The present invention provides techniques for assignment and layout of redundant data in data storage system. In one aspect, the data storage system stores a number M of replicas of the data....
8775386 Device and method for generating copy of database  
In a DBMS, in response to a request from application programs, a base table update function updates a base table and a recovery start point, and a log recording function records update logs for...
8775765 Computer system and control method therefor  
A physical storage area that is allocated to an unused area of a virtual volume is removed. A management unit sends a request to a server computer to make every piece of data stored in a first...
8769055 Distributed backup and versioning  
The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates distributed backup and versioning techniques for network-based backup architectures. When data is committed to a...
8769200 Method for managing hierarchical storage during detection of sensitive information, computer readable storage media and system utilizing same  
Examples of methods, systems, and computer-readable media for detection of sensitive information on hierarchical storage management mainframes are described using multiple techniques. The...
8769222 Method for creating consistent backup image of a storage volume without requiring a snapshot  
Method for creating a consistent image, on a destination volume, of a target volume that remains in production use while the image is being created, without requiring the use of a snapshot.
8769225 Optimization of data migration between storage mediums  
In one embodiment, pursuant to migrating the data from the first to the second storage medium, the data is allocated to the second storage medium while retaining an allocation of the data in the...
8769535 Providing virtual machine high-availability and fault tolerance via solid-state backup drives  
The present invention is directed to a virtualization system using a solid-state drive for disaster recovery.
8769182 Virtual tape library with the ability to perform multiple, simultaneous reads of a single virtual tape  
A virtual tape library management system provides multiple, simultaneous accesses to the content stored on a single virtual tape. The virtual tape library management system receives a first...
8762661 System and method of managing metadata  
In a particular embodiment, a controller is adapted to control read/write access to a storage media including a pre-allocated area having multiple meta-blocks. The controller includes logic...
8762662 Method and apparatus for application migration validation  
Example embodiments of the present invention provide a method, apparatus and computer-program product for application migration validation. In short, example embodiments of the present invention...
8762667 Optimization of data migration between storage mediums  
In one embodiment, pursuant to migrating the data from the first to the second storage medium, the data is allocated to the second storage medium while retaining an allocation of the data in the...
8762664 Replicating cache nodes in a cluster  
A method and apparatus for replicating instances of cache nodes in a cluster is described. In one embodiment, the number of available cache nodes in the cluster is determined. Available cache...
8762346 Data de-duplication in a dispersed storage network utilizing data characterization  
A computing device includes a processing module and an interface. The processing module is operable to receive, from a requesting device via the interface, a data storage request that includes...
8762425 Managing a data structure  
In a method for managing a data structure in a memory, an accessor to access a version of the data structure is determined, in which the accessor includes a version number and a fat pointer, in...
8762663 Transparent input / output switching between synchronously mirrored storage volumes  
A method for configuring transparent synchronous mirroring volume switching for a first volume and a second volume that are coupled, via a storage area network, to a host computer, with the first...
8756384 Information processing device and information processing method for data recovery after failure  
An information processing device and information processing method including a management table that includes three pages. A pair of first and second pages is alternately used as a valid page and...
8756386 Backup apparatus, backup method and computer readable medium having a backup program  
A backup apparatus and method which stores backup data into a backup data storage area includes detecting whether to increase a capacity of the backup data storage area, assigning a storage area,...
8756385 Software configuration item back-up facility  
A system may identify a second software configuration item for possible backup in response to selection of a first software configuration item for backup, where the first and second software...
8756389 Prevention of overlay of production data by point in time copy operations in a host based asynchronous mirroring environment  
A primary storage controller is configured to communicate with a secondary storage controller via a system data mover. In response to receiving a command to perform a point in time copy of a...
8756203 Systems and methods of media management, such as management of media to and from a media storage library  
A system and method for determining media to be exported out of a media library is described. In some examples, the system determines a media component to be exported, determines the media...
8751750 Cache device, data management method, program, and cache system  
A deleted cache determining part determines a cache data which is to be deleted from a data storing part in a case where a sum of a data amount of a data which is recorded to the data storing part...
8751462 Delta compression after identity deduplication  
Delta compression after identity deduplication is disclosed. A first data segment is determined to be identical to a first previous data segment. A second data segment, not determined to be...