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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...
8769197 Grid storage system and method of operating thereof  
A method of operating a storage system includes: configuring the address space so that each LBA is assigned to at least two servers among a plurality of at least three servers in a control grid:...
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...
8769195 Storage apparatus and storage apparatus control method  
A save control section included in a storage apparatus continuously performs writeback by which a data group is read out from a plurality of storage sections of the storage apparatus and by which...
8769223 System and method for setting an activation state for a device used in a backup operation  
Various embodiments of a system and method for performing a backup operation are disclosed. Backup operation information may be stored, where the backup operation information specifies a backup...
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...
8769226 Discovering cluster resources to efficiently perform cluster backups and restores  
A system and method for identifying properties of virtual resources to efficiently perform backups and restores of cluster data. A cluster of nodes is coupled to a data storage medium. A node...
8769227 Storage controller and data management method  
This storage controller providing a volume for storing data transmitted from a host system includes a management unit for managing the data written in the volume with a first block area, or a...
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.
8769635 Managing connections in a data storage system  
Described in detail herein are systems and methods for managing connections in a data storage system. For example, the systems and methods may be used to manage connections between two or more...
8769224 Discovering new physical machines for physical to virtual conversion  
A method, article of manufacture, and apparatus for protecting data. In some embodiments, this includes connecting a new physical machine to a router, detecting the new physical machine, with a...
8762668 Multipath switching over multiple storage systems  
A system comprises a first storage system, a second storage system, a plurality of switches, and a server connected with the first storage system via a first group of switches and connected with...
8762342 Method of inserting a validated time-image on the primary CDP subsystem in a continuous data protection and replication (CDP/R) subsystem  
A method for inserting a validated time-image on a primary CDP subsystem in a continuous data protection and replication (CDP/R) subsystem. In one embodiment, the method includes processing data...
8761546 Method of and system for enhanced data storage  
A method of and system for enhanced storage allows more data to be backed up than would otherwise be possible. Instead of storing uncompressed base images and incremental images, differentials of...
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...
8762672 Storage system and storage migration method  
A storage system and storage migration method where migration may be carried out to an access destination of a host apparatus without stopping the exchange of data between the host apparatus and...
RE44969 Storage media with benchmark representative of data originally stored thereon  
Data on a master is read into a master image file, and the master image file is manipulated to include a benchmark comprising tracking and verification information tied to at least a portion of...
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...
8762671 Storage apparatus and its control method  
To provide a storage apparatus and its control method capable of preventing degradation of sequential performance by making the page size of pages allocated to a duplicate of a logical volume an...
8762525 Managing risk in resource over-committed systems  
Risk associated with over-committing shared resources is determined. In response to receiving a request to provision a new workload, a candidate mix of virtual machines is selected from plurality...
8762670 Storage device and storage device control method  
A storage device for storing data includes, a first storage part which stores data, a second storage part which stores backup data of the data stored in the first storage part, a writing order...
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...
8762634 Efficiently restoring data from a sequential-access backup archive  
A method for efficiently restoring data from a sequential-access backup archive includes receiving a candidate list identifying data sets that are potentially contained within a sequential-access...
8762666 Backup and restoration of operation control data in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network  
The disclosure provides an a system and method of backing up operating control data about a device connected to a controller in a network. In an embodiment, the network includes a storage system...
8762665 Switch apparatus storing information indicating access of hosts to virtual storage areas  
A switch connectable between hosts and storage device, the switch for providing a service of allotting virtual areas to be deployed in the storage device to any of the hosts upon demand, the...
8762669 Computer system and storage migration method utilizing acquired apparatus specific information as virtualization information  
A computer system and a storage migration method capable of simplifying the migration process of a storage apparatus while avoiding the performance degradation of the overall system. A management...
8756372 Virtual storage mirror configuration in virtual host  
A method for configuring mirrors of virtual storage devices in a virtual host includes obtaining a topology connection relationship between the virtual storage devices to be configured with...
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...
8756387 Method and apparatus for optimizing the performance of a storage system  
Methods and apparatuses for optimizing the performance of a storage system comprise a FLASH storage system, a hard drive storage system, and a storage controller. The storage controller is adapted...
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...
8756363 Efficient storage of memory version data  
Systems and methods for efficient memory corruption detection in a processor. A processor detects a first data structure is to be allocated in a physical memory. The physical memory may be a DRAM...
8756388 Dynamic volume compare for asynchronous remote copy verification  
A method, device, and computer program product for performing asynchronous remote copy verification is provided. An initial track-to-track comparison between a primary and a secondary volume pair...
8756398 Partitioning pages of an electronic memory  
A method of partitioning a page of an electronic memory includes creating a first sub-page by interleaving a first user data section of the page with another section of a spare area of the page...
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...
8751547 Multiple file system and/or multi-host single instance store techniques  
A multiple file system and/or multi-host single instance store technique includes receiving one or more commands and one or more parameters to create a single instance store, a plurality of...
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...
8751761 Snapback-free logical drive duplication  
There is provided a method of duplicating a logical drive. The method includes sequentially copying data from a source logical drive to a destination logical drive and determining whether a write...
8751763 Low-overhead deduplication within a block-based data storage  
A write-data hash value corresponding to a block of write data is generated within a deduplicating data storage system. A block of lookup table entries is retrieved from a location in a lookup...
8751738 Background migration of virtual storage  
Described is a technology by which a virtual hard disk is migrated from a source storage location to a target storage location without needing any shared physical storage, in which a machine may...
8751463 Capacity forecasting for a deduplicating storage system  
A system for managing a storage system comprises a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to receive storage system information from a deduplicating storage system. The processor is...
8751762 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...
8751759 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...
8751736 Instructions to set and read memory version information  
Systems and methods for providing additional instructions for supporting efficient memory corruption detection in a processor. A physical memory may be a DRAM with a spare bank of memory reserved...
8751758 Delayed instant copy operation for short-lived snapshots  
A method, including defining a snapshot referencing a source partition of a storage volume on a storage device, and receiving a request to write a block of data to the source partition. Upon...
8751741 Methods and structure for implementing logical device consistency in a clustered storage system  
Methods and system are provided for exposing logical volumes to host systems and storage controllers in a consistent manner across a clustered storage system. One embodiment is a storage...