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8656124 Managing backup relationships in a data storage system  
A method for re-establishing a backup relationship between first and second volumes associated with one or more storage media in a data storage system is provided. The method comprises storing...
8656125 Data access and management system as well as a method for data access and data management for a computer system  
The present invention permits improved data access and improved data management in a computer system. To this end, data are divided into individual partial data (F) and stored in cells (Z) of...
8655852 Storage system with improved multiple copy targeting  
A storage control apparatus in cooperation with a plurality of controlled storage apparatus arranged in a cascade of point-in-time copy relationship. The apparatus includes: a rate control...
8656095 Digital forensic acquisition kit and methods of use thereof  
Disclosed are compositions, methods, and kits, for issuing and conducting automated imaging and preservation for obtaining digital forensic data from active (i.e., powered-on) and non-active...
8650381 Storage system using real data storage area dynamic allocation method  
The present invention aims at preventing the access performance of a distributed memory system by accessing via cross-over ownership a track mapping information formed as a hierarchical memory. In...
8650372 Methods and systems for calculating required scratch media  
Methods and systems are disclosed for calculating required scratch media. In one embodiment, the method comprises obtaining backup job information from one or more backup applications for a...
8650379 Data processing method for nonvolatile memory system  
A data processing method for a nonvolatile memory system is described. In the method, a host CPU calls N data file segments, generates logical addresses, and then transfers the N data file...
8650363 Capacitor save energy verification  
A memory subsystem includes a volatile memory, a nonvolatile memory, and a controller including logic to interface the volatile memory to an external system. The volatile memory is addressable for...
8650373 Memory system, controller, and data transfer method  
According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a nonvolatile first memory, a nonvolatile second memory, a data-copy processing unit and a data invalidation processing unit. The first memory...
8649888 System and method for improved coordination between control and safety systems  
A system and method are provided for monitoring and control of a plurality of field devices separately provided in a safety subsystem and a process control subsystem. The field devices include...
8650159 Systems and methods for managing data in cloud storage using deduplication techniques  
A computer-implemented method for managing data in cloud storage using deduplication techniques is described. At least one unique segment of data is received from at least one backup source. The...
8645658 Storage system comprising plurality of storage system modules  
A plurality of modules (1) and (2) comprise a plurality of virtual volumes with which the same volume identification number is associated. A module (2), which receives a write request from a...
8645645 File management method and hierarchy management file system  
There is provided a file management method of a hierarchy management file system capable of preventing an access performance from dropping when a user accesses to a file. According to the method,...
8645399 Dynamic record blocking  
Dynamic blocking determines which pairs of records in a data set should be examined as potential duplicates. Records are grouped together into blocks by shared properties that are indicators of...
8645647 Data storage snapshot with reduced copy-on-write  
Producing snapshots of data stored on a data storage device, the method including producing a first snapshot of data stored in a set of data storage units on a data storage device, where the first...
8645496 Systems and methods for backing up data  
Systems and methods for backing up data of a client. In a system that includes clients in communication with a server, the data of the client is backed up by first enumerating writers that are...
8645648 Method and apparatus for performing volume replication using unified architecture  
A method and apparatus for performing volume replication using a unified architecture are provided. Each volume has an exclusive volume log table (VLT) and an exclusive volume block update table...
8645649 Computer system with reservation control  
A computer system includes: a first storage apparatus; a second storage apparatus; a first volume of the first storage apparatus; and a second volume of the second storage apparatus; wherein the...
8643888 Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same  
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including: at least three storing devices; a detecting unit; and a control unit, wherein the striping is carried out by using all of the storing devices,...
8645653 Data migration system and data migration method  
A second storage maps a migration source volume to a virtual volume of a migration destination volume according to storage virtualization technology. A host system including a host switches an...
8645660 Automatic allocation of data replicas  
Embodiments described herein are directed to providing scalability to software applications. A computer system partitions a portion of data stored in a directory services system into multiple...
8645646 Stored data protection and recovery  
A mechanism is provided in a computing system for controlling virtualized storage operable to communicate with a host and with mapped and unmapped storage resource pools. A selection component...
8645636 Methods for managing ownership of redundant data and systems thereof  
A storage system according to one embodiment includes a first storage tier; a second storage tier; logic for storing instances of a file in the first storage tier and the second storage tier;...
8644174 Network based virtualization performance  
The disclosed embodiments support improvements in network performance in networks such as storage area networks. This is particularly important in networks such as those implementing...
8645652 Concurrently moving storage devices from one adapter pair to another  
A mechanism is provided for moving control of storage devices from one adapter pair to another. In a trunked disk array configuration, moving the storage devices from one disk array to another...
8639899 Storage apparatus and control method for redundant data management within tiers  
A storage apparatus providing a logical storage area for storing data to an external apparatus, includes a plurality of storage devices each providing a physical storage area for storing the data,...
8639897 Method to restore application specific content from volume images  
A method, computer readable medium, and apparatus for creating and using backups which allow restoration of applications and/or specific content using volume image backup files. A directory of...
8639896 Locating and altering sensitive information in core dumps  
A core dump is processed to locate and optionally alter sensitive information. A core dump copy is created from at least a portion of an original core dump. Also, at least one input parameter is...
8639898 Storage apparatus and data copy method  
A storage apparatus connectable to another storage apparatus so as to copy the data thereto, for providing a first virtual volume including at least a first block, includes at least a storage unit...
8635391 Systems and methods for eliminating single points of failure for storage subsystems  
Systems and methods directed to preventing a single point of failure by utilizing N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV). During some procedures used by storage subsystems, such as migration, there is...
8635420 Resilient mirroring utilizing peer-to-peer storage  
An apparatus and associated method including a first storage device and a second storage device, each coupled to a remote server independently of the other via a network. Resilient mirroring logic...
8635421 Snapshot based replication  
Embodiments of the invention relate to data replication and block allocation in a file system to support write transactions. Regions in a cluster file system are defined to support a block...
8635187 Method and system of performing incremental SQL server database backups  
A system, method, and medium for performing incremental backups of a Microsoft SQL server database. A snapshot of the database is created, and then a map identifying the changed extents is...
8635429 Method and apparatus for mapping virtual drives  
A method and apparatus for mapping virtual drives is described. In one embodiment, the method for mapping virtual drives comprises processing first locations of a plurality of file system objects...
8631209 Reusable content addressable stores as building blocks for creating large scale storage infrastructures  
Techniques are described for using chunk stores as building blocks to construct larger chunk stores. A chunk store constructed of other chunk stores (a composite chunk store) may have any number...
8631217 Apparatus, system, and method for virtual machine backup  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for a virtual machine backup. A name module establishes an administrative machine name for a virtual machine. A space module associates at least one...
8630418 Secure management of keys in a key repository  
A system or computer usable program product for managing keys in a computer memory including receiving a request to store a first key to a first key repository, storing the first key to a second...
8627033 Storage device migration and redirection  
A network storage system may receive the contents of a storage device attached to a client device to the network storage system. The network storage system may then redirect access to the contents...
8627023 Information processing apparatus and information processing method that selects data to be deleted without a user having to perform a delete operation  
An information processing apparatus and an information processing method are capable of correctly selecting data to be deleted, without a user having to perform a troublesome operation. In a...
8626721 System and method for scaleable multiplexed transactional log recovery  
A system and method for providing scaleable recovery for a multiplexed transactional log. Unlike a dedicated log that includes log data of only one client, a multiplexed transactional log may...
8627038 Storage controller and storage control method  
A storage controller having a plurality of storage devices and a control circuit providing a plurality of virtual volumes, to each of which a storage area in a plurality of pool volumes provided...
8627000 Virtual disk manipulation operations  
Described is a technology by which a virtual hard disk is able to continue servicing virtual disk I/O (reads and writes) while a meta-operation (e.g., copying, moving, deleting, merging,...
8627028 Method of constructing replication environment and storage system  
A management computer collects a usage condition of a volume from a host computer and a storage apparatus at each site, consolidates management thereof, and prevents a volume from duplicating...
8627027 Data processing apparatus, access control method, and storage medium  
When an accessible state of an external memory unit is instructed to be canceled and data is not storing in the external memory unit, a data processing apparatus cancels the accessible state of...
8627025 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...
8623099 System and method for securing data within a storage system  
According to the present invention, there is provided a system for securing data with a storage system. The system includes at least one storage device. In addition, the system includes a security...
8627024 Snapshot based replication  
Embodiments of the invention relate to data replication and block allocation in a file system to support write transactions. Regions in a cluster file system are defined to support a block...
8627026 Storage apparatus and additional data writing method  
Deduplicated backup data of a plurality of generations are aggregated and stored. A storage apparatus is connected via a network to a host system making a content write request and includes a...
8621143 Elastic data techniques for managing cache storage using RAM and flash-based memory  
A set of data caching techniques are described which are used to seamlessly store data across both RAM and flash based memory. The techniques utilize a memory manager that includes a RAM journal...
8620886 Host side deduplication  
One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for performing host side deduplication. Host side deduplication may be performed upon writeable data within a write request received at a host...