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8473698 Converting LUNs into files or files into LUNs in real  
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...
8473710 Multiple partitioned emulated electrically erasable (EEE) memory and method of operation  
A method and system wherein a volatile memory is partitioned to have a first percentage of address space dedicated to a first classification of data which is data that is expected to have greater...
8468322 Information processing apparatus using a plurality of file systems  
In a copying apparatus, a storage capacity of an HDD which is used in a unique file system can be changed. In a partition area for image data formatted by a general-purpose file system, an area...
8464020 Non-volatile storage device, host device, storage system, data communication method and program  
In a memory system including a host device and one or more nonvolatile memory devices, the host device reads, from a nonvolatile memory device connected in the system, a boot code used to operate...
8464019 Apparatus for dynamically migrating LPARS with pass-through I/O devices, its method, and its program  
A dynamic migration apparatus of a system logically divides hardware resources of a physical machine to configure a plurality of logical partitions using the pass-through I/O method and performs...
8458716 Enterprise resource planning with asynchronous notifications of background processing events  
Methods, systems, and computer program products for operating an enterprise resource planning system. The method includes running a placeholder job in said enterprise resource planning system in...
8458410 Integrated circuit for executing external program codes and method thereof  
An integrated circuit for executing external program codes comprises a processor, a read only memory for storing program codes of a first routine and a second routine, and a random access memory...
8458424 Storage system for reallocating data in virtual volumes and methods of the same  
A storage system comprises a virtual volume configured of multiple virtual areas and a pool configured of multiple actual area groups of different performances. The controller of the storage...
8458432 Computer system, storage system and method for controlling power supply based on logical partition  
Provided is a computer system, in which a storage system includes a first control module for logically dividing first resources of the storage system and operating them as independent virtual...
8452820 Logical partition configuration data file creation  
To reduce the trouble required for creating and editing configuration data composed of pairs of an element names and element values. The system includes a file storage unit 120 storing a...
8448239 Secure controller for block oriented storage  
A storage controller includes a command pointer register. The command pointer register points to a chain of commands in memory, and also includes a security status field to indicate a security...
8447938 Backing up a deduplicated filesystem to disjoint media  
The present invention provides a method and system of backing up a de-duplicated computer file-system of a computer system. In an exemplary embodiment, the method and system include (1) dividing...
8447948 Dynamic selective cache compression  
Management of a data cache having a compressed portion and an uncompressed portion by adaptively and dynamically allocating the relative amount space each portion receives. The relative sizes are...
8447936 Module state management in a virtual machine environment  
A method for managing software modules of at least two operating systems sharing physical resources of a computing environment, but running in different partitions separated by a virtualization...
8447920 System and method for managing data access in non-volatile memory  
The present invention is directed to systems and methods for improving access to non-volatile solid-state storage systems. Embodiments described herein provide a physical chunk number (PCN), or a...
8443163 Methods, systems, and computer readable medium for tier-based data storage resource allocation and data relocation in a data storage array  
According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a method for tier-based slice allocation and data relocation in a data storage array. The method is performed at a data...
8443162 Methods and apparatus for dynamically managing banked memory  
Techniques for controllably allocating a portion of a plurality of memory banks as cache memory are disclosed. To this end, a configuration tracker and a bank selector are employed. The...
8438330 Updating cam arrays using prefix length distribution prediction  
A method and apparatus for ordering a plurality (P) of entries having various prefix lengths for storage in a number (T) of available storage locations in a content addressable memory (CAM) array...
8438338 Flexible use of extended cache using a partition cache footprint  
An approach is provided to identifying cache extension sizes that correspond to different partitions that are running on a computer system. The approach extends a first hardware cache associated...
8438359 Memory management method, information processing device, program creation method, and program  
Provided is a method for managing a memory storage region used by a processor. The processor is connected to the memory that stores data accessed while a task is being executed. The memory...
8433878 User equipment buffer management in multiple-input multiple-output communication systems  
Embodiments of the disclosure provide a system and method for dynamically allocating storage capacity in a user equipment buffer. In various embodiments of the invention, a plurality of transport...
8429207 Methods for implementation of information audit trail tracking and reporting in a storage system  
Embodiments of archival storage system are disclosed. The archival storage system includes one or more removable disk drives that provide random access and are readily expandable. One or more...
8429374 System and method for read-while-write with NAND memory device  
System, method, and program to perform simultaneous read and write operations in a NAND-type memory device, including: assigning a first partition in a NAND-type memory device, wherein the first...
8429391 Boot partitions in memory devices and systems  
The present disclosure includes boot partitions in memory devices and systems, and methods associated therewith. One or more embodiments include an array of memory cells, wherein the array...
8429429 Computer security system and method  
A method is provided for protecting a computer system, comprising: attaching a security descriptor to a process running on a processor of the computer system; associating with the security...
8429339 Storage device utilizing free pages in compressed blocks  
According to one embodiment, a storage device comprises a first storage unit having blocks, each including pages, a second storage unit having a free block list, and a free page list, and a...
8423745 Systems and methods for mapping a neighborhood of data to general registers of a processing element  
The present invention is directed to systems and methods for mapping a neighborhood of data to general registers of a processing element. Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques...
8423713 Cluster type storage system and method of controlling the same  
The present invention can adjust the ratio between a global namespace storage area and a local namespace storage area. Each of the nodes adjusts the ratio between GNS storage areas and LNS storage...
8423746 Storage system and management method thereof  
A storage system having at least two storage apparatuses capable of partitioning an internal resource into logical partitions and managing the logical partitions, and which replicates data written...
8423705 Semiconductor device and method for controlling thereof  
A semiconductor device includes a first nonvolatile storage area including a plurality of sectors, a second nonvolatile storage area, a third nonvolatile storage area located in the first...
8417911 Associating input/output device requests with memory associated with a logical partition  
An address controller includes a bit selector that receives a first portion of a requester id and selects a bit from a vector that identifies whether a requesting function is an SR-IOV device or a...
8417912 Management of low-paging space conditions in an operating system  
A virtual memory management unit can implement various techniques for managing paging space. The virtual memory management unit can monitor a number of unallocated large sized pages and can...
8417833 Metacodec for optimizing network data compression based on comparison of write and read rates  
A method, system, and apparatus are directed towards selectively compressing data for transmission over a network. In one embodiment, a sending network device and receiving network device...
8412909 Defining and changing spare space and user space in a storage apparatus  
A storage apparatus includes a memory unit and a controller to set up a memory space of the memory unit as a user data space and a spare space according to a signal representing at least one of...
8412903 Method and system for managing secure code loading in PC-slave devices  
A secure processor in a PC-slave device manages secure loading of execution code and/or data, which is stored, in encrypted form, in a PC hard-drive. The secure processor causes decryption of the...
8412908 Storage area dynamic assignment method  
A storage system allocates a data storage area in response to an access request from a first computer if the capacity of a first physical storage device configuring a first logical storage area,...
8412893 Data storage device and method for handling data read out from memory using a ping-pong buffer  
The invention provides a method for handling data read out from a memory. In one embodiment, a controller corresponding to the memory comprises a ping-pong buffer. First, a first sector read time...
8407447 Dynamically reallocating computing components between partitions  
Systems, methods and computing components are provided for dynamically reallocating a plurality of computing components among one or more logical partitions. A first computing component that is...
8407396 Providing block data access for an operating system using solid-state memory  
Block data access is provided for an operating system by allocating a portion of solid-state memory of a data processing arrangement for use as a block storage device. A block device interface is...
8407399 Method and apparatus for enforcing a flash memory caching policy  
Methods, apparatus and computer medium for enforcing one or more cache management policies are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a flash memory of a storage device includes a plurality of...
8407397 Block management method for flash memory and controller and storage system using the same  
A block management method for managing a mapping relationship between a plurality of logical blocks and a plurality of physical blocks of a flash memory is provided. The block management method...
8402249 System and method for mixed-mode SDRAM address mapping  
A method of mapping system addresses to physical addresses associated with a physical memory device receives memory requirements associated with an application, allocates a region of the physical...
8402244 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...
8402245 System and computer program product for dynamically resizing file systems  
Methods (100), systems (300) and computer program products are disclosed for uninterrupted execution of an application program (110). The method (100) comprises: receiving a write operation call...
8402191 Computing element virtualization  
System and method for virtualization of computing elements. A hypervisor provides virtualization of one or more peripherals for one or more computing elements. The hypervisor may further allow...
8397017 Controller and data storage device  
A volatile management memory stores management information for managing a use state of a storage medium. A management information storing unit divides the management information into plural...
8397041 Remote copy system  
Even when a host does not give a write time to write data, consistency can be kept among data stored in secondary storage systems. The present system has plural primary storage systems each having...
8397015 Memory controller, semiconductor recording device, and method for notifying the number of times of rewriting  
User data transferred from a host apparatus and a first information table 35 indicating correspondence between a logical address and a physical address are recorded in a first region of a flash...
8392678 Storage system and data management method  
A storage system and data management method is provided that improves the reliability and fault tolerance of the hard disks saving data utilizing an AOU function. A storage system comprises a...
8392929 Leveraging memory isolation hardware technology to efficiently detect race conditions  
One embodiment includes method acts for detecting race conditions. The method includes beginning a critical section, during which conflicting reads and writes should be detected to determine if a...