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US20140285917 WRITE AVOIDANCE AREAS AROUND BAD BLOCKS ON A HARD DISK DRIVE PLATTER  
A method and computer program product identify the location of a bad block on a disk platter of a hard disk drive, determine an avoidance area extending from the bad block, and prevent data from...
US20070285819 Wireless inductive coupling assembly for a heated glass panel  
A wireless inductive coupling assembly for a heated glass panel assembly is provided that includes a metal oxide coated glass panel with a panel frame, an opening frame that cooperates with the...
US20150254001 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF READING DATA FROM A NON-VOLATILE STORAGE MEDIUM THROUGH THE USE OF A CATALOG  
A process for obtaining information from an LTO storage device using a catalog such as the catalog is disclosed. At the outset, a user requests to access one or more files from the LTO storage...
US20140009850 CONTROL METHOD AND SYSTEM  
A control method of controlling a disk storage unit, includes: obtaining, by a computer, for a plurality of sectors allocated on a disk included in the disk storage unit, track identifying...
US20150254002 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF WRITING TO A NON-VOLATILE STORAGE MEDIUM  
A process for cataloguing information to an LTO storage device is disclosed. The process begins by writing content data the user wishes to store to an LTO storage device. In one embodiment, such...
US20120026623 DIBIT EXTRACTION FOR ESTIMATION OF CHANNEL PARAMETERS  
In one embodiment, a storage-device-implemented method for estimating one or more channel parameters of a storage device including a read channel and a storage medium with a bit sequence stored on...
US20150002957 DISK STORAGE APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANAGING STORAGE AREA  
According to one embodiment, a disk storage apparatus includes a disk having a storage area, a storage device storing management information, and a controller. The storage area includes a...
US20110216433 Writing Repeating Patterns of Features to a Substrate  
Method and apparatus for writing repeating patterns of features to a substrate, such as a data storage medium. In accordance with some embodiments, a multi-dimensional pattern of discrete features...
US20140071558 POWER MANAGEMENT FOR STORAGE DEVICE READ CHANNEL  
A hard disk drive or other storage device comprises a storage medium, a read head configured to read data from the storage medium, and control circuitry coupled to the read head and configured to...
US20110157737 Systems and Methods for Detecting a Reference Pattern  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for locating a reference pattern on a storage medium. For example, various embodiments of the present invention provide...
US20060109579 Magnetic recording medium, magnetic record reproducing apparatus, and method of reproducing data  
A magnetic recording medium includes a data area in which data can be written and a servo area in which information is recorded for positioning a magnetic head to a target position. The servo area...
US20130003213 CORRECTING ERRORS IN LONGITUDINAL POSITION (LPOS) WORDS  
A method for longitudinal position (LPOS) detection in a magnetic tape storage system for storing data upon linear tape open (LTO) magnetic storage tape, which data includes odd and even 36-bit...
US20110317305 CERTIFYING A DATA STORAGE MEDIUM  
An apparatus and associated method related to reading from memory an indicia that is dedicated to identifying a first portion less than an entirety of an addressable storage medium, the first...
US20150221323 DATA STORAGE TAPE WITH RANDOM ACCESS DATA  
Arrangements relate to a data storage system. The data storage system can include a data storage tape. The data storage tape can be arranged in a concertina format. In such a format, the data...
US20150138667 MAGNETIC DISK DEVICE  
According to one embodiment, there is provided a magnetic disk device including a magnetic disk, a storage unit, and a control unit. The magnetic disk includes a recording region. The storage unit...
US20170169859 AUDIBLE MAPPING OF PHYSICAL HARD DISK DEVICES WITHIN A STORAGE SYSTEM  
Various embodiments for audibly mapping computing components in a computer storage system, by a processor device, are provided. In one embodiment, a method comprises creating a detectible audible...
US20170117014 EFFICIENT RECOVERY OF THE CODEWORD INTERLEAVE ADDRESS  
In one embodiment, a system includes a data processing unit configured to read encoded data from a magnetic tape medium. The data processing unit is also configured to decode a plurality of...
US20160217823 Power Savings In Cold Storage  
Methods and apparatus associated with data cold storage are described. Example apparatus include an array of data storage devices arranged in rows and columns. Columns of the array are orthogonal...
US20160055872 METHODS FOR STORING AND ACCESSING ADDRESS INFORMATION IN A SERVO LAYER OF A STORAGE MEDIUM  
A method including determining a first frequency for (i) a first track in a servo layer of a storage medium, or (ii) a first sector in the servo layer. The servo layer is dedicated to storing...
US20150371674 ERASING RECORDED DATA BY UTILIZING READ HEAD AND WRITE HEAD  
Techniques for reducing the time required for erasing specific data recorded on a tape medium. A specific group of records is erased without preliminarily locating the erasure end position. This...
US20150348584 Coded Seeking Apparatus and Techniques for Data Retrieval  
Data blocks to be stored on a disk-based data storage device (e.g., a hard disk drive, etc.) are coded together to form a plurality of linearly independent network coded blocks. The network coded...
US20150279398 Locking a Disk-Locked Clock Using Timestamps of Successive Servo Address Marks in a Spiral Servo Track  
Described embodiments provide a magnetic mass storage device with a system clock phase-locked to servo address marks on the magnetic disk. A head sequentially reads multiple adjacent servo address...
US20150269964 DATA MANAGEMENT FOR A DATA STORAGE DEVICE USING A LAST RESORT ZONE  
A data storage device (DSD) includes a non-volatile memory (NVM) media for storing data. A last resort zone of the NVM media is associated with a higher risk of data loss or data corruption than...
US20150193145 TAPE VOLUME ACCESS BLOCK HAVING DATA SET INFORMATION STORED THEREIN  
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being configured to write one or more data sets to a magnetic tape...
US20150116859 WRITING AND READING DATA HAVING MULTIPLE ACCESS PATTERNS ON TAPE MEDIA  
Data is recorded such that the positions of data will be aligned in a traveling direction and a width direction of the storage medium. The medium travels in the traveling direction from a first to...
US20150116858 WRITING AND READING DATA HAVING MULTIPLE ACCESS PATTERNS ON TAPE MEDIA  
Data is recorded such that the positions of data will be aligned in a traveling direction and a width direction of the storage medium. The medium travels in the traveling direction from a first to...
US20140340779 DATA STORAGE APPARATUS AND DATA STORAGE CONTROL METHOD  
According to one embodiment, a magnetic disk, a semiconductor memory, and a controller are installed. In the magnetic disk, writing is performed in units of band which is a collection of a...
US20140300985 METHOD OF PROCESSING ADDRESS INFORMATION FOR A DATA STORAGE DEVICE, AND STORAGE MEDIUM, MODULATOR, DEMODULATOR, AND DATA STORAGE DEVICE  
According to embodiments of the present invention, a storage medium is provided. The storage medium includes a dedicated servo layer including a plurality of servo tracks, wherein at least one of...
US20140247516 LOCALIZED DISPERSED STORAGE MEMORY SYSTEM  
A method includes a processing module receiving data to store and determining error coding dispersal storage function parameters based on an error profile of one or more hard drives. The method...
US20140111882 CONSTRAINED ON-THE-FLY INTERLEAVER ADDRESS GENERATOR CIRCUITS, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
An interleave address generation circuit includes a plurality of linear feedback shift registers operable to generate addresses for permuting a data block in a first domain to a data block in a...
US20140111881 I/O BALANCE PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE  
The present disclosure provides a method and device for processing I/O balance. The method includes: receiving a storage request message carrying a data table, an estimated capacity of the data...
US20140036381 IMPLEMENTING TRACK FOLLOWING USING DATA CHARACTERISTICS FOR POSITIONAL INFORMATION  
A method, apparatus and a data storage device are provided for implementing track following and data recovery with readback of shingled data written in overlapping shingled data tracks on a...
US20140029129 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVED DETECTION OF SERVO SECTOR DATA USING SINGLE BIT ERROR CORRECTION  
Methods and apparatus are provided for improved detection of servo sector data in a magnetic recording system using single bit error correction. Servo sector data is processed by detecting the...
US20140016224 SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTION OF RESERVED AREA DATA TRACKS  
Selection of disk drive data tracks for the location of reserved area include providing a media disk with data tracks comprising a user data region. A location is assessed on the media disk with a...
US20130329312 Multi-Zone Servo Processor  
The present inventions are related to systems and methods for transferring information to and from a storage medium, and more particularly to systems and methods for positioning a sensor in...
US20130229726 Method for Optimizing Control Circuit for FC HDDS in a System and Control Circuit for FC HDDS in a System  
A method for optimizing control circuit for FC HDDs in a system includes determining the number of subsystems supported in a FC loop and the number of HDDs to be supported in each of the...
US20130170062 Localized Dispersed Storage Memory System  
A method begins by a processing module receiving data to store and determining error coding dispersal storage function parameters. The method continues with the processing module encoding at least...
US20130038961 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING READ OR WRITE ERRORS  
Methods and apparatuses for managing read or write errors are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method may comprise receiving a command to perform an operation associated with first data and a first...
US20130038960 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTIGUOUS DATA ADDRESS MANAGEMENT  
Methods and apparatuses for contiguous data address management are provided. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a processor configured to receive a write command including data to be...
US20130027802 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DATA SECTOR CLUSTER-BASED DATA RECORDING  
Methods and apparatuses for data sector cluster-based data recording are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a processor configured to receive a write request containing host...
US20120300332 Systems and Methods for Data Addressing in a Storage Device  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for format efficient data storage. As an example, a data storage device is described that includes: a storage medium, a...
US20120019948 ARRANGEMENT AND PROCESSING OF LONGITUDINAL POSITION INFORMATION ON A DATA STORAGE MEDIUM  
There is described apparatus (800) to decode longitudinal position (LPOS) information from non-shifted servo elements (a1, a4, a7) and an unbroken sequence of plural shifted servo elements (a2-a3,...
US20110122523 LOCALIZED DISPERSED STORAGE MEMORY SYSTEM  
A method begins by a processing module receiving data to store and determining error coding dispersal storage function parameters. The method continues with the processing module encoding at least...
US20110080669 CONSTRAINED ON-THE-FLY INTERLEAVER ADDRESS GENERATOR CIRCUITS, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
An interleave address generation circuit includes a plurality of linear feedback shift registers operable to generate addresses for permuting a data block in a first domain to a data block in a...

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