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9043661 Memories and methods for performing column repair  
Memory devices adapted to repair single unprogrammable cells during a program operation, and to repair columns containing unprogrammable cells during a subsequent erase operation. Programming of...
9032244 Memory segment remapping to address fragmentation  
The techniques discussed herein identify failed segments of memory in a memory region. The techniques may then manage the failed segments of memory by logically clustering the failed segments of...
9015463 Memory device, memory system including a non-volatile memory configured to output a repair data in response to an initialization signal  
A memory device includes a non-volatile memory configured to store a repair data and output the repair data in response to an initialization signal, a plurality of registers configured to store...
9003224 Managing unreliable memory in data storage systems  
A data storage system configured to manage unreliable memory units is disclosed. In one embodiment, the data storage system maintains an unreliable memory unit list designating memory units in a...
8996907 Determining location of error detection data  
Methods, devices, and systems for determining location of error detection data are described. One method for operating a memory unit having a bad group of memory cells includes determining a...
8996936 Enhanced error correction in memory devices  
A method of correcting stored data includes reading data stored in a portion of a nonvolatile memory. The method includes, for each particular bit position of the read data, updating a count of...
8990614 Performance of a system having non-volatile memory  
Systems and methods are disclosed for improving performance of a system having non-volatile memory (“NVM”). The system can vertically re-vector defective blocks of a user region of the NVM to...
8972776 Partial R-block recycling  
An apparatus includes a non-volatile memory and a controller. The non-volatile memory includes a plurality of R-blocks. The controller is coupled to the non-volatile memory. The controller is...
8966310 Redundancy for loss-tolerant data in non-volatile memory  
A memory device includes a memory array including a plurality of memory sections characterized by a plurality of memory types and control logic integrated with and distributed over the memory...
8954790 Fault tolerance of multi-processor system with distributed cache  
A semiconductor chip is described having different instances of cache agent logic circuitry for respective cache slices of a distributed cache. The semiconductor chip further includes hash engine...
8954649 Garbage collection in storage devices based on flash memories  
A solution for managing a storage device based on a flash memory is proposed. A corresponding method starts with the step for mapping a logical memory space of the storage device (including a...
8954791 Mirroring disk drive sectors  
A recoverable error associated with a first disk drive sector is determined. Data of the first disk drive sector is duplicated to a mirrored sector in response to the recoverable error. The first...
8949772 Dynamic model based software application development  
A system and method of dynamically generating software is provided. Applications are created in a set of workflow models which are tested in an interpretive test environment. The models are stored...
8943357 System and methods for RAID writing and asynchronous parity computation  
A computer storage management system for managing a first plurality of data storage units, the system including: (a) an asynchronous parity computation manager which, responsive to a write...
8930746 System and method for LUN adjustment  
A method, computer program product, and computing system for identifying at least one misassigned slice that is associated with a first data tier and is located in a first front end LUN. The at...
8924775 Methods, devices and systems for tracking and relocating intermittently defective disk sectors to prevent indefinite recycling thereof  
A data storage device may comprise storage media comprising a plurality of sectors, and a controller configured to selectively read and write data thereto. The controller may be further configured...
8924793 Methods and devices for efficiently updating the push down list in a storage device  
A data storage device comprises storage media and a controller. The storage media may comprise a plurality of media defects, at least some of the media defects being listed in a grown defect list...
8904226 Migrating stored copies of a file to stored encoded data slices  
A method begins by a processing module identifying a set of stored files that includes an original file and one or more back-up copies of the original file. The method continues with the...
8904228 Methods and systems for repairing memory  
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method may comprise identifying one or more portions of the memory having defects. The method may also include storing one or more...
8898540 Counter update through atomic operation  
Some of the embodiments of the present disclosure provide a system-on-chip (SOC) that includes a plurality of processing cores; and a counter update module configured to atomically update a...
8886991 Sector failure prediction method and related system  
A method and system is disclosed for identification and removal of a memory sector prone to failure. The method performs satisfaction checks on the memory sector and monitors and stores returned...
8874628 Systems and methods for projecting hierarchical storage management functions  
A computer-implemented method for projecting hierarchical storage management functions may include enumerating objects stored on an endpoint system via an agent on the endpoint system. The...
8874981 Method of creating target storage layout table referenced for partitioning storage space of storage device and related electronic device and machine-readable medium  
An exemplary method of creating a target storage layout table referenced for partitioning a storage space of a storage device includes following steps: identifying defective storage areas in the...
8872833 Integrated circuit configuration system and method  
The present invention systems and methods enable configuration of functional components in integrated circuits. A present invention system and method can flexibly change the operational...
8850261 Replaying jobs at a secondary location of a service  
Jobs submitted to a primary location of a service within a period of time before and/or after a fail-over event are determined and are resubmitted to a secondary location of the service. For...
8839025 Systems and methods for retiring and unretiring cache lines  
The systems and methods described herein may provide a flush-retire instruction for retiring “bad” cache locations (e.g., locations associated with persistent errors) to prevent their allocation...
8819338 Storage system and storage apparatus  
A storage system comprises a first controller and a plurality of storage devices. The plurality of storage devices configure RAID, each of which includes one or more non-volatile memory chips...
8817280 Printing device and method of controlling printing device  
A printing device includes a plurality of data transfer control units which store image data transferred from an upper level device in a storage unit; a plurality of output control units which are...
8812933 Memory system and operating method thereof  
A memory system includes a nonvolatile memory device and a memory controller configured to control the nonvolatile memory device and configured to provide the nonvolatile memory device with error...
8799702 Cable redundancy and failover for multi-lane PCI express IO interconnections  
Method and apparatus for providing failover operation for a connection between a first PCIE bridge and a first input/output (IO) device are provided. A first set of bussed bits is exchanged...
8799704 Semiconductor memory component having a diverting circuit  
A method for correcting faults in semiconductor memory components provides an application system having a multichip module (1) which has a semiconductor memory component (2) containing a volatile...
8775881 Embedded processor  
Electronic apparatus, systems, and methods of operating and constructing the electronic apparatus and/or systems include an embedded processor disposed in a logic chip to direct, among other...
8775771 Block management method for a flash memory and flash memory controller and storage system using the same  
A block management method for managing a plurality of physical blocks of a flash memory chip is provided. The block management method includes configuring a plurality of logical addresses; mapping...
8762801 Method and system for detecting and repairing defective memory cells without reporting a defective memory cell  
A system includes a first device, a first storage element, a comparator and a second device. The first device is configured to test memory cells in an array of memory cells to detect defective...
8762800 Systems and methods for handling immediate data errors in flash memory  
A system that includes a multiplicity of flash memory cells; a reading apparatus; a writing apparatus for writing logical data from temporary memory into individual flash memory cells from among...
8745449 Systems and methods for managing end of life in a solid state drive  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for managing solid state drives. As an example, a storage system is described that include at least a first flash memory...
8745439 Systems and methods for multilevel media defect detection  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for deriving data from a defective media region. As an example, a method for deriving data from a defective media region is...
8732519 Method for using bad blocks of flash memory  
A method is provided for using bad blocks in flash memory. The method includes placing in a replacement area of the flash memory a special bad block that meets a “still usable” condition from the...
8689041 Method for protecting data in damaged memory cells by dynamically switching memory mode  
A method for protecting data in damaged memory cells by dynamically switching memory mode is provided. The method is adapted to an electronic device having a memory, which has a memory controller...
8689040 Method and system for data reconstruction after drive failures  
Methods and systems for data reconstruction following drive failures may include: storing data across two or more drives in one or more data stripes, each data stripe including two or more drive...
8683298 Error detection/correction based memory management  
The present disclosure includes methods, devices, and systems for error detection/correction based memory management. One embodiment includes performing a read operation with respect to a...
8677176 Cable redundancy and failover for multi-lane PCI express IO interconnections  
Method and apparatus for providing failover operation for a connection between a first PCIE bridge and a first input/output (IO) device are provided. A first set of bussed bits is exchanged...
8667325 Method, apparatus and system for providing memory sparing information  
Techniques for implementing memory sparing with a memory controller. In an embodiment, a memory controller stores memory sparing information which is specific to a first line of memory in a memory...
8667324 Systems and methods for CPU repair  
In one embodiment, a cache element allocation method is provided. Each cache element on a CPU is assigned a quality rank based on the error rate of the cache element. If an allocated cache element...
8661289 Systems and methods for CPU repair  
In one embodiment, a CPU cache management system is provided. The CPU management system includes, for example, a CPU chip and cache management logic. The CPU chip include cache elements that are...
8635491 Storage device maintenance in a portable device based on a power event  
The disclosure is related to monitoring a portable electronic device to detect an occurrence of a power event. A command can be sent to a data storage device to initiate a maintenance procedure on...
8627140 Failure management method and computer  
A failure management method for a computer including a processor, and a memory connected to the processor, and in which the processor containing a memory protection function, executes a first...
8621266 Nonvolatile memory system and related method of performing erase refresh operation  
A memory system comprises a flash memory and a memory controller. The flash memory comprises a plurality of memory blocks. The memory controller performs a read retry operation on a memory block...
8615679 Memory modules with reliability and serviceability functions  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a memory module that includes at least one memory chip, and an intelligent chip coupled to the at least one memory chip and a memory controller,...
8612798 Hybrid drive storing write data in non-volatile semiconductor memory if write verify of disk fails  
A hybrid drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk comprising a plurality of data sectors, a volatile semiconductor memory (VSM), and a non-volatile semiconductor memory (NVSM). A...

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