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8090902 Disk drive adjusting command execution in response to control circuitry die temperature  
A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk having a plurality of tracks, wherein each track comprises a plurality of data sectors. The disk drive further comprises a head actuated over the disk,...
8090927 Method and system for executing applicatons, storage medium controller and storage device  
An application executing method for automatically executing an application stored in a storage unit of an external storage device in an operating system (OS) of a computer host is provided. The...
8090926 Hybrid replicated shared memory  
A multiple computer system with hybrid replicated shared memory is disclosed. The local memory (10, 20, . . . 80) of each of the multiple computers M1, M2, . . . Mn is partitioned into a first...
8082433 Disk drive employing boot disk space to expedite the boot operation for a host computer  
A disk drive is disclosed wherein boot data is transmitted from a first plurality of data sectors to a host during a first boot operation, and a log is maintained identifying a plurality of the...
8082415 Estimating the size of an in-memory cache  
This Sampling Object Cache System (“SOCS”) estimates the size of an in-memory heap-based object cache without the need to serialize every object within the cache. SOCS samples objects at a...
8082400 Partitioning a memory pool among plural computing nodes  
To share a memory pool that includes at least one physical memory in at least one of plural computing nodes of a system, firmware in management infrastructure of the system is used to partition...
8078825 Composite hash and list partitioning of database tables  
A method for partitioning during an online node add. The method includes providing a data storage cluster with first and second nodes, and storing a table of data in the data storage cluster with...
8078809 System for accessing an offline storage unit through an online storage unit  
By the same method as that of making data access to a data storage area in an online state, it is performed to access a data storage area other than the data storage area. A plurality of logical...
8078798 Managing first level storage in a multi-host environment  
A virtual tape server (VTS) and a method for managing shared first level storage, such as a disk cache, among multiple virtual tape servers are provided. Such a system and method manage first...
8074015 Method for storing files on a storage medium, storage medium, and video recording apparatus using the method  
In a storage medium, an address space is defined which is divided into a first area and a second area. According to the invention, at least one file is stored on the medium which is split into...
8074017 On-disk caching for raid systems  
A method according to one embodiment may include creating a reserved partition on at least one volume of a RAID system. The method may also include creating a table to map data stored in the...
8074042 Methods and system of pooling storage devices  
A system and method are provided for pooling storage devices in a virtual library for performing a storage operation. A storage management device determines a storage characteristic of a plurality...
8074038 Converting luns into files or files into luns in real time  
A LUN is provided that can store multiple datasets (e.g., data and/or applications, such as virtual machines stored as virtual hard drives). The LUN is partitioned into multiple partitions. One or...
8069331 Storage system, storage extent release method and storage apparatus  
This storage system has an allocation unit for allocating a storage extent in prescribed units to the dynamic logical volume upon storing the data sent from the host computer in the dynamic...
8065500 Device for processing information and working method thereof  
A device for processing information and the working method of the same are provided. The device for processing information comprises: a memory in which logic for driving a firmware is stored; a...
8060680 Method of allocating memory  
A method of allocating memory in a memory unit includes creating a data structure containing a list of all available memory segments; and assigning a bias to each available memory segment. The...
8060694 Techniques for storing system images in slices on data storage devices  
A data storage device has a data storage medium. A data storage capacity of the data storage device is divided into slices. Each slice has a set of sectors. Data storage device firmware is...
8060890 Image processing apparatus and control method of the same  
An apparatus, method, and program accesses a USB memory in accordance with a request from a PC on a network using a USB host interface, a USB device interface, a network interface, a network...
8060720 System and method for removing a storage server in a distributed column chunk data store  
An improved system and method for removing a storage server in a distributed column chunk data store is provided. A distributed column chunk data store may be provided by multiple storage servers...
8055875 Apparatus and method for automatically defining, deploying and managing hardware and software resources in a logically-partitioned computer system  
A partition wizard allows automatically defining from a set of system requirements a solution profile that defines a combination of hardware and software in multiple logical partitions to satisfy...
8051270 Memory controller, nonvolatile storage device, nonvolatile storage system, and memory control method  
A memory controller for reducing a time to create an address management table during initialization of a memory card. The memory controller includes a read-write memory for temporarily storing the...
8051254 Application migration and power consumption optimization in partitioned computer system  
A storage device including a logical volume being a migration source of an application copies data stored in the logical volume being a migration source into a logical volume being a migration...
8051268 Memory controller, nonvolatile storage device, nonvolatile storage system, and nonvolatile memory address management method  
For address management of a nonvolatile memory, the whole logical address space is divided into logical address ranges (0 to 15), and the physical address space is divided into physical areas...
8051263 Configurable memory protection  
A method can include receiving a signal associated with an attempted access to data that is stored at a specific location in memory; obtaining a selection value that selects which memory...
8041920 Partitioning memory mapped device configuration space  
Embodiments of apparatuses, methods, and systems for partitioning memory mapped device configuration space are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a configuration space address...
8041913 Data protection method  
A data protection method for an electronic device having a storage medium is provided, wherein the storage medium includes a plurality of partitions and a partition table. In the data protection...
8042059 System for providing multiple window environments in a mobile computing system and method thereof  
Disclosed is a system for providing multiple window environments in a mobile computing system and a method thereof, which enables a user to conveniently and selectively use a window system...
8041921 Apparatus, system, and method for utilizing tape media segmentation  
An apparatus and system are presented for utilizing tape storage media segmentation to improve data access performance. A segmented tape storage medium within a tape cartridge having a first and...
8041906 Notification processing  
Embodiments for notification processing are disclosed. One embodiment includes dividing the number of data entries of an array, having a number of data entries that each utilize a variable having...
8037246 Storage system and storage management system  
A storage system whereby all managers of the storage system can easily collect the history data of the manager of each partition. The storage system is designed such that the memory resources...
8037275 Memory module system using a partitioned serial presence detect memory  
A memory module system may include a serial presence detect (SPD) memory and a memory controller. The SPD memory may store first SPD data and second SPD data of a memory module. The SPD memory may...
8037231 Memory architecture for separation of code and data in a memory device  
Code, data, and/or other information types, may be isolated from one another and stored in distinct regions within the memory array of a nonvolatile memory. The distinct regions in memory may have...
8037276 Computer system, storage area allocation method, and management computer  
Disclosed is a system and method for preventing deterioration in I/O performance of a computer resulted from a use of the same physical disk among different logical volumes. A volume management...
8032732 System and method for generating a cache-aware bloom filter  
A cache-aware Bloom filter system segments a bit vector of a cache-aware Bloom filter into fixed-size blocks. The system hashes an item to be inserted into the cache-aware Bloom filter to identify...
8032495 Index compression  
Compressing and decompressing compressed index lists. One or more index lists include at least a portion of the list that is compressed. A method includes reading an entry from a list. The method...
8028146 Management of temporary and permanent areas in nonvolatile memories of a storage system  
The temporary area capacity required to be secured with respect to the whole permanent area is calculated in accordance with the capacity and access frequency of a host computer data permanent...
8028142 Controller of storage device, storage device, and control method of storage device  
A controller of a storage device having a user area storing an operating system, the storage device developing the operating system stored in the user area on a host device in accordance with an...
8028133 Globally incremented variable or clock based methods and apparatus to implement parallel transactions  
The present disclosure describes a unique way for each of multiple processes to operate in parallel and use the same shared data without causing corruption to the shared data. For example, during...
8027054 Apparatus and method of scanning and/or printing an image  
A scanning apparatus and a method thereof include a scanning unit scanning a document and outputting a scanned result, at least one external storage unit detachably attached to the apparatus, at...
8024742 Common program for switching between operation systems is executed in context of the high priority operating system when invoked by the high priority OS  
A method of enabling multiple different operating systems to run concurrently on the same computer, which is an Intel or similar Complex Instruction Set Computer architecture, comprising selecting...
8024738 Method and system for distributing unused processor cycles within a dispatch window  
A system for managing processor cycles. A set of uncapped partitions are identified that are ready-to-run in response to unused processor cycles being present in a dispatch window. A number of...
8024544 Free resource error/event log for autonomic data processing system  
System, method, and computer program product for monitoring resources capable of being assigned to different partitions of a data processing system from a free resources pool of the data...
8019955 Information processing apparatus and computer readable medium  
An information processing apparatus includes a restriction section, an acquisition section and a change section. The restriction section restricts maximum amount of stored data to be stored in...
8019961 Method for storing messages in a message memory and message memory  
In a method for storing messages in a communications module, the messages to be stored contain first data having a first data volume and second data having a second data volume, and it is possible...
8019962 System and method for tracking the memory state of a migrating logical partition  
An apparatus, program product and method for tracking the state of a migrating logical partition. Embodiments may use the state to determine the readiness and/or appropriateness of a page of the...
8019808 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
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...
8019910 Transaction flow control in PCI express fabric  
A computer-executed method for controlling transaction flow in a network comprises communicating transaction packets among a plurality of devices in a network fabric and subdividing a memory into...
8015385 Arrangements for memory allocation  
In one embodiment, a method is disclosed for allocating memory for a processor unit in a group of processing units. The method can include receiving a memory allocation request where the request...
8015381 Computer system, data migration monitoring method and data migration monitoring program  
A management computer monitors an allocated capacity of a source virtual volume and an allocated capacity of a virtual pool having a storage area allocated to a destination virtual volume in a...
8015191 Implementing dynamic processor allocation based upon data density  
Dynamic processor allocation is implemented based upon bitmap data density. A bitmap index is used to process the query. A bitmap is created for the query. The bitmap is partitioned into single...