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8793451 Snapshot content metadata for application consistent backups  
At least one of configuration information of a storage volume stored on a storage system and characteristics of a snapshot, including characteristics of one or more files stored in the snapshot,...
8793456 Automated migration to a new target volume via merged bitmaps to maintain consistency  
Aspects of the present invention relate to data migration and/or disaster recovery. One embodiment enables merging of bitmaps to allow for automation of the process of switching to a different...
8793308 Systems and methods for managing storage for client workloads  
A method for managing the storage of a client workload is disclosed. A storage management system is provided. The storage management system is operable to communicatively connect to a remote...
8793530 Controlling a solid state disk (SSD) device  
A mechanism is provided for controlling a solid state disk. A failure detector detects a failure in the solid state disk. Responsive to failure detector detecting a failure, a status degrader sets...
8793449 Storage subsystem including logic for copy-out and write  
A storage server receives a write request from a client system including new data and a location to store the new data. The storage server transmits a copy instruction to a storage subsystem to...
8793455 Storage apparatus, control method for storage apparatus, and storage system  
A storage apparatus includes a memory that stores data groups, a rearranging unit that rearranges a transmission group order of the data groups based on each of storage positions in a storage...
8793328 Distributed storage system  
In one embodiment, a first computing device receives a write request and data from a second computing device; iteratively attempts to write the data until a copy of the data is successfully...
8793452 Method of guaranteeing replication of data written by a mainframe to a virtual tape  
Replication requests are initiated in a virtual tape emulation system by storing a replication request in a persistent storage area that is shared between a virtual tape emulator and a control...
8793454 Information processing apparatus and method of controlling the same  
An extended command is defined in compliance with the ATA standard. A selection number for selecting one of HDDs, one or more designated ATA commands, and an accessible time period including an...
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....
8793227 Storage system for eliminating duplicated data  
A storage system 103 carries out first and second de-duplication processes in response to receiving a write request from a client. First, a determination is made as to whether a write target data...
8788878 Data migration without interrupting host access  
A system includes a source storage device, a target storage device, a host coupled to the source storage device and the target storage device, and a first migration device coupled to the source...
8788741 Method and apparatus adapted to prevent code data from being lost in solder reflow  
A semiconductor device comprises a first non-volatile memory configured to store program code and a processor configured to copy the program code from the first non-volatile memory to a second...
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...
8788774 Protecting data during different connectivity states  
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to data protection. In aspects, during a backup cycle, backup copies may be created for files that are new or that have changed since the last...
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...
8788780 Signal restoration circuit, latency adjustment circuit, memory controller, processor, computer, signal restoration method, and latency adjustment method  
A signal restoration circuit includes a storage configured to store input signals by disposing the input signals in an input order, the input signals being readable from the storage in the...
8788754 Virtualized storage system and method of operating thereof  
A storage system and method is provided including physical storage devices controlled by storage control devices constituting a storage control layer operatively coupled to the physical storage...
8788770 Multiple cascaded backup process  
Provided are a method, system, and a computer program product handling a backup process. An instruction is received initiating a new backup from a source volume to a target volume using one of a...
8788771 Remote copy system  
Provided is a remote copy system capable of guaranteeing the time ordering of data to be handled by a remote site even when the tasks at the remote site are operated across a plurality of storages...
8788773 Snapshot content metadata for application consistent backups  
At least one of configuration information of a storage volume stored on a storage system and characteristics of a snapshot, including characteristics of one or more files stored in the snapshot,...
8782360 Preserving an existing volume map in re-initializing a data storage volume  
A method, system and computer-program product for re-initializing a storage volume with an previously created volume map being preserved to allow access to previously stored data sets. The...
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...
8782362 Cyclic point-in-time-copy architecture with data deduplication  
A method for performing a write to a volume x in a cyclic point-in-time-copy architecture is described. In one embodiment, such a method includes determining whether the volume x has a child...
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...
8782337 Storage system and data transfer method of storage system  
A storage system is described and includes a storage apparatus for storing data used by an external apparatus, first and second temporary data storage units, a host interface, a disk interface,...
8782086 Updating dispersed storage network access control information  
In a dispersed storage network where slices of secure user data are stored on geographically separated storage units, a managing unit connected to the network may seek to broadcast and update...
8782366 Executing host data transfer operations during setup of copy services operations  
Host input/output (I/O) operations are performed via a file stored in a non-volatile storage coupled to a storage controller while data structures are being generated in the storage controller to...
8782335 Latency reduction associated with a response to a request in a storage system  
A method includes segmenting a virtual volume into an active area configured to map to a first type of storage and a non-active area configured to map to a second type of storage through a storage...
8782364 Determining availability of data elements in a storage system  
Data elements are stored at a plurality of nodes. Each data element is a member data element of one of a plurality of layouts. Each layout indicates a unique subset of nodes. All member data...
8782331 Semiconductor storage device with volatile and nonvolatile memories to allocate blocks to a memory and release allocated blocks  
A semiconductor storage device includes a first memory area configured in a volatile semiconductor memory, second and third memory areas configured in a nonvolatile semiconductor memory, and a...
8782368 Storing chunks in containers  
Chunks are stored in a container of a data store, where the chunks are produced by dividing input data as part of a deduplication process. In response to determining that the size of the container...
8782011 System and method for scalable reference management in a deduplication based storage system  
A system and method for managing a resource reclamation reference list at a coarse level. A storage device is configured to store a plurality of storage objects in a plurality of storage...
8782365 Systems and methods of processing data associated with rapid snapshot and restore of guest operating system states  
The present disclosure relates to saving and restoring operating system states and, more particularly, towards systems and methods of processing information associated with obtaining snapshots of...
8782363 Information processing system and method for controlling the same  
The present invention concerns one of the plurality of first storage apparatuses, prior to a file migration to the second storage apparatus, notifies to the second storage apparatus of file...
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...
8782493 Correcting data in a memory  
Methods of correcting data in a memory, and memories adapted to correct data, include prioritizing error correction of the read data in response to locations and likely states of known bad or...
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...
8775753 Synchronization of logical copy relationships  
An approach to synchronization of logical copy relationships on a local site with those on a remote site that is a mirror. A withdraw command is received on the local site for logical copy...
8775715 Protection of data from virtual machine clones via paravirtualization  
A system and method for protecting secure data from virtual machine clones are disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment, a hypervisor receives a message from a guest operating system hosted by...
8775751 Aggressive reclamation of tier-1 storage space in presence of copy-on-write-snapshots  
Reclamation of storage space in presence of copy-on-write snapshot. In one embodiment, a reclamation command is generated. In response to generating the reclamation command, first data held within...
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....
8775754 Memory controller and method of selecting a transaction using a plurality of ordered lists  
A memory controller is for controlling access to a memory device of the type having a non-uniform access timing characteristic. An interface receives transactions issued from at least one...
8775775 Dynamic prefetch throttling for multi-controller systems  
A method for reading data from data storage is disclosed. A prefetch hint identifying a chunk of data a requesting node anticipates the requesting node will request that a controller retrieve from...
8775756 Method of verifying integrity of data written by a mainframe to a virtual tape and providing feedback of errors  
A virtual tape emulator (VTE) that performs data integrity read back verification at host sync points. The VTE first flushes data that it may have buffered to a backend storage subsystem such as a...
8775755 Peer-to-peer transcendent memory  
Various arrangements for utilizing memory of a remote computer system are presented. Two computer systems may allocate a portion of RAM accessible to a memory-access API. A first set of data from...
8775864 Controlling a solid state disk (SSD) device  
A mechanism is provided for controlling a solid state disk. A failure detector detects a failure in the solid state disk. Responsive to failure detector detecting a failure, a status degrader sets...