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8245001 Storage device and method for protecting its partition  
The present invention provides a storage device and a method for protecting its protected partition in which the storage device comprises a master boot record unit and a protected partition, the...
8244971 Memory circuit system and method  
A memory circuit system and method are provided in the context of various embodiments. In one embodiment, an interface circuit remains in communication with a plurality of memory circuits and a...
8245009 Simulating memory hot add  
Memory is logically partitioned into two regions. A first region may be a similar size relative to the second region or the first region may be a small subset of the memory. The first region of...
8244959 Software adapted wear leveling  
A subset of software objects stored in a first segment of non-volatile memory are identified as requiring frequent write operations or otherwise associated with a high endurance requirement. The...
8245012 Adaptively preventing out of memory conditions  
A computer-implemented method of preventing an out-of-memory condition can include evaluating usage of virtual memory of a process executing within a computer, detecting a low memory condition in...
8237957 Point-of-sale demonstration of computer peripherals  
A demonstration system for a peripheral such as a printer connects an external, non-volatile memory to the printer in place of the host computer. One such peripheral uses a peripheral cable...
8234316 Nested file system support  
A processing device and a machine-implemented method may be provided for tracking file system dependencies with respect to a volume residing on a storage device and guest volumes residing on...
8230196 Configurable partitions for non-volatile memory  
Example embodiments for configuring a non-volatile memory device may comprise configuring M physical partitions of the non-volatile memory into two or more banks, wherein the two or more banks...
8230197 Memory usage in imaging devices  
Imaging devices incorporating semi-volatile memory are described herein. According to various embodiments, a communication interface may receive image data that is stored in a NAND flash memory...
8229995 Data transfer processing apparatus, data transfer processing method, and computer product  
A computer-readable recording medium stores therein a data transfer processing program that causes a computer capable of accessing plural recording devices to acquire a group of update data for a...
8230174 Multi-queue address generator for start and end addresses in a multi-queue first-in first-out memory system  
A multi-queue FIFO memory device that uses existing pins of the device to load a desired number of queues (N) into a queue number register is provided. The queue number register is coupled to a...
8230161 Data backup method for a flash memory and controller and storage system using the same  
A data backup method for backing up data temporarily stored in a cache memory of a flash memory storage device is provided, where the flash memory storage device has a plurality of physical units....
8225068 Virtual real memory exportation for logical partitions  
A computer implemented method, apparatus, and program product for extending virtual memory associated with logical partitions. A hosting partition receives a paging request from a logical...
8224782 System and method for chunk based tiered storage volume migration  
System and method for reducing costs of moving data between two or more of multi-tiered storage devices. Specifically, the system operates by moving only high tier portion of data and merely...
8225051 Access control method for a memory, memory controller for controlling access to the memory, and data processing apparatus  
In an access control method for a memory including a first memory block and a second memory block, first flag is read from the first memory block, and second flag is read from the second memory...
8219988 Partition adjunct for data processing system  
A partition adjunct is provided for a logical partition running above a hypervisor of a data processing system. The partition adjunct, which is a separate dispatchable partition from an...
8219989 Partition adjunct with non-native device driver for facilitating access to a physical input/output device  
Dedicated access is provided to a physical input/output (I/O) device which is non-configurable by an initiating logical partition. Access is established by: initiating, by the logical partition,...
8214599 Storage device prefetch system using directed graph clusters  
A system analyzes access patterns in a storage system. Logic circuitry in the system identifies different address regions of contiguously accessed memory locations. A statistical record identifies...
8214621 Storage optimization across media with differing capabilities  
A storage device can comprise storage media that can have differing characteristics. A storage manager can obtain the characteristics of a storage device, and of individual portions, such as...
8214561 Peripheral interface and process for data transfer, especially for laser scanning microscopes  
A peripheral interface and process for data transfer, especially for laser scanning microscopes. The peripheral interface permits a gap-free transfer of data with high transmission speed using a...
8209515 Storage systems having differentiated storage pools  
The systems and methods described herein include among other things, systems for providing a block level data storage service. More particularly, the systems and methods of the invention provide a...
8209505 Storage system and method of taking over logical unit in storage system  
A storage apparatus includes a drive unit in which a logical unit is formed, and a controller unit for accessing the logical unit by controlling the drive unit according to an access request sent...
8209514 Media processing system having resource partitioning  
A system comprises memory, process code, and resource partitioning code, where the code is executable by a processor. The process code may spawn multiple processes that request for access to the...
8209479 Memory circuit system and method  
A memory circuit system and method are provided in the context of various embodiments. In one embodiment, an interface circuit remains in communication with a plurality of memory circuits and a...
8205030 Composite type recording apparatus, data writing method and data writing program  
There is provided a composite type recording apparatus restricting write operations depending on the type of a connected host apparatus, including a recording medium having a first data region, a...
8200933 System and method for removing a storage server in a distributed column chunk data store  
Assuring recovery from failure of a storage server in a distributed column chunk data store of operably coupled storage servers, includes: partitioning a data table into chunks; implementing a...
8200930 Interacting with data in hidden storage  
Unused storage space within a data storage is utilized to store data while effectively making it appear to the operating system, other programs, and the user that the space is still available or...
8195910 Methods and systems for fragments retrieval from a type based push to storage system  
Methods and systems for fragments retrieval from a type based push to storage system. One method includes the steps of receiving fragment-to-type association information and...
8195867 Controlled shut-down of partitions within a shared memory partition data processing system  
Controlled partition shut-down is provided within a shared memory partition data processing system including a shared memory partition, a paging service partition, a hypervisor and a shared memory...
8195911 Numerical controller capable of dividing and combining memory areas to store machining programs and binary data  
A memory other than a non-volatile memory in a numerical controller is divided into a plurality of memory areas in response to a command from a computer connected to the numerical controller....
8195897 Migrating memory data between partitions  
A method, system, and computer usable program product for migrating memory data between partitions are provided in the illustrative embodiments. All or a portion of a memory data of the source...
8190823 Apparatus, system and method for storage cache deduplication  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for deduplicating storage cache data. A storage cache partition table has at least one entry associating a specified storage address range with one...
8190813 Terminal apparatus with restricted non-volatile storage medium  
A terminal apparatus acquires setting information for controlling whether a storage area held by the non-volatile storage medium is to be used or not, from an external apparatus connected via a...
8190844 Efficient alert mechanism for overutilization of storage resources  
Disclosed is a method of issuing volume level alerts to provide a warning that indicates overutilization of storage resources in a computer system. Volume level checking is performed without the...
8191097 Method and apparatus for hierarchical distribution of video content for an interactive information distribution system  
A method and apparatus for storing and distributing video information in an interactive information distribution system by storing video information on either a centralized or de-centralized...
8190848 Interleaver memory allocation method and apparatus  
According to one embodiment, memory is allocated between an interleaver buffer and a de-interleaver buffer in a communication device based on downstream and upstream memory requirements. The...
8190828 Embedded processor with dual-port SRAM for programmable logic  
Methods and apparatus for programmable logic devices including embedded processors having a dual-port SRAMs. A programmable logic integrated circuit includes a programmable logic portion having a...
8185684 Method and apparatus for resolving volume identifiers associated with a virtual machine  
A method and apparatus for resolving volumes identifiers and drive letters associated with a virtual machine is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises correlating system registry...
8181176 Uniform storage device access using partial virtual machine executing within a secure enclave session  
In a computing system having a processor package, an operating system, and a physical I/O device, a partial virtual machine is provided to instantiate a virtual I/O device corresponding to the...
8180993 Information processing apparatus and control method thereof  
An information processing apparatus includes a CPU-A which starts a first OS stored in a DRAM-A, a CPU-B which starts a second OS stored in a non-volatile memory, and an HDD which stores a first...
8180992 Method for configuring a memory space divided into memory banks  
A method for configuring a memory space, the method including reading a piece of configuration information in the memory space, determining a division of at least one part of the memory space into...
8180966 System and method for operating a packet buffer in an intermediate node  
A technique implements a novel high-speed high-density packet buffer utilizing a combination of high-speed and low-speed memory devices. The novel packet buffer is organized as a plurality of FIFO...
8176293 Method and system for moving active virtual partitions between computers  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to enhancing VPAR monitors to allow an active VPAR to be moved from one machine to another, as well as to enhancing virtual-machine monitors to...
8176256 Cache regions  
A cache region can be created in a cache in response to receiving a cache region creation request from an application. A storage request from the application can identify the cache region and one...
8171201 Systems and methods for improving virtual machine performance  
Virtual machine optimization and/or storage reclamation solutions are disclosed that manage virtual machine sprawl and/or growing enterprise storage costs. For instance, certain solutions receive...
8171252 Sharing of non-divisible files  
A method and a system for sharing files recorded by non-divisible sections in a first memory, including dividing each section into subsets to which are respectively assigned specific access...
8171484 Resource management apparatus and radio network controller  
A resource management apparatus includes a resource management part to manage an amount of resources used and an amount of virtual resources of each of a plurality of processing units, a selection...
8166101 Systems and methods for the implementation of a synchronization schemas for units of information manageable by a hardware/software interface system  
Several embodiments of the present invention comprise a storage platform that provides a synchronization service that (i) allows multiple instances of the storage platform (each with its own data...
8166273 Degeneration method and information processing apparatus  
By including detecting an abnormality in a first system common unit; reading a priority indication, from the storage portion, indicating whether or not the first system common unit is to be...
8166269 Adaptive triggering of garbage collection  
Methods and apparatus are provided for adaptively triggering garbage collection. During relatively steady or decreasing rates of allocation of free memory, a threshold for triggering garbage...