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US20080231988 Retaining Gate for Deep Storage Slot Retention of Storage Cartridges  
A storage cartridge retention device employs a deep storage slot for storing one or more storage cartridge(s) through its front opening and biases the stored storage cartridge(s) in a direction of...
US20050152061 Configurable storage system with swappable tape magazines and hard-disk magazines  
A data storage system for connection to a computer or computer network includes a housing enclosing a tape drive and one or more cartridge storage magazines for storing a plurality of data...
US20090323217 STORAGE SLOT FOR DATA STORAGE CARTRIDGES OF DIFFERING DIMENSIONS  
A storage slot for removably holding and aligning data storage cartridges of differing dimensions. Two bowed leaf springs are positioned within the storage slot, at two side walls and opposite...
US20090310253 ELECTRONIC STORAGE CARTRIDGE  
According to the invention, an electronic data storage cartridge for removable coupling to a computing system is disclosed. The electronic data storage cartridge includes a cartridge body, a...
US20090174965 Data Storage Drive With Target Of Opportunity Recognition  
A system and computer program product are provided for utilizing target of opportunity to perform at least one special operation while a removable storage medium is mounted within a data storage...
US20090027804 CARTRIDGE CARRYING APPARATUS AND CARTRIDGE CARRYING METHOD  
To provide a magnetic tape loader with which unconsidered slippage does not occur while a cartridge is inserted/ejected and carried, whose configuration is simple, and capable of being produced at...
US20050122616 Tape cartridge loader assembly  
A data archiving apparatus includes an autoloader for automated transfer of data tape cartridges between at least one tape drive and storage locations of at least one cartridge storage magazine....
US20110273794 LIBRARY DEVICE AND INCLINATION CORRECTION METHOD OF MOVABLE UNIT PROVIDED IN LIBRARY DEVICE  
A library device includes: a storage shelf including storage units aligned in a plurality of columns; and a conveying robot that grasps and conveys cartridges stored in the storage units, wherein...
US20080285172 Method for Transporting a Tape Cartridge Within a Tape Library Storage System  
An apparatus for transporting a storage media cartridge in a data storage library is disclosed. The apparatus includes an accessor, a pinion and a rack having a straight section and a curved...
US20070183083 Pivoting vertical mast of an accessor in an automated data storage library  
A cartridge accessor employs an accessor base, a vertical mast and a gripper mechanism. The accessor base is operable to translate the cartridge accessor in a horizontal direction within the...
US20150092298 MEDIA AND DRIVE VALIDATION IN A STORAGE LIBRARY  
Systems and methods are described for validating storage media and/or media drives in a storage library using a hidden drive pool and a non-hidden media pool. For example, a storage library can be...
US20090225468 MAGAZINE ACCESS RESTRICTION WITH DEEP SLOT TECHNOLOGY  
A magazine includes a housing defining an interior space and an exterior space and a plurality of storage slots disposed within the housing. The magazine further includes at least one cartridge...
US20070074740 Debris collection apparatus and method for collecting debris from a data storage library  
Debris collection apparatus includes a housing that substantially conforms to a dimensional standard for a specified type of data cartridge. A debris attractant operatively associated with a...
US20070183084 Removable disk media including holographic optical disk stacked in a tape cartridge shell  
An automated data storage library employing a media accessor, an optical disk drive and a removable disk media. The media accessor includes a cartridge shell gripper. The optical disk drive...
US20090237834 DETERMINING CARTRIDGE CONFLICTS WITH DEEP SLOT TECHNOLOGY  
A library includes a frame, a plurality of cartridge slots disposed within the frame and at least one counter configured to determine the presence of cartridges stored within the plurality of...
US20070115582 OPERATOR ALTERABLE SPACE FOR A MAGAZINE BASED LIBRARY  
An operator alterable space is described, for use with a data storage library. The library has a frame substantially defines an interior environment and is exposed to an exterior environment. The...
US20080043366 TAPE CARTRIDGE AUXILIARY MEMEORY BASED LIBRARY  
A data storage library is described including a plurality of tape cartridges wherein each of the tape cartridges possesses an auxiliary radio frequency memory device in which auxiliary digital...
US20070103810 CONTACTS FOR A MAGAZINE FOR A MAGAZINE-BASED LIBRARY  
Described herein is a mobile data storage magazine for interacting with a docking station. The magazine can include a magazine frame containing a plurality of operatively interconnected disk...
US20100097718 Library device and cartridge carrying method  
A library device comprises a cell, a drive, and an accessor. The cell is capable of accommodating a plurality of cartridges. The drive performs a recording or reproduction of data between the...
US20080130164 Cartridge magazine and cartridge library apparatus  
The cartridge magazine according to the present invention has a plurality of holding shelves holding a plurality of cartridges, each holding shelf being provided with a shutter opening mechanism...
US20090161250 LIBRARY APPARATUS, AND INSERTION AND EJECTION MECHANISM  
A library apparatus includes a housing, an insertion and ejection mechanism that is provided in an opening formed in the housing and that is configured to insert and eject a magazine, the magazine...
US20080231987 Disk Cartridge Having Centering Means  
A disk cartridge comprises a disk (1) having a central hub (4) for engagement with a disk drive. The disk is accommodated in a housing (2). The housing and disk are dimensioned such that there is...
US20110116187 Contactless Method for Power and Communications in a Tape Library  
A tape library is provided with a fixed coupling mechanism so that the tape library includes discrete locations via which power and communication are provided to an accessor. The use of such a...
US20130038963 SYSTEM FOR AND METHOD OF PROPERLY POSITIONING A MAGAZINE MEDIA ADAPTED FOR LIBRARY STORAGE  
A system for and method of properly positioning a media magazine in a mass data storage library.
US20060132964 Power reduction scheme for use with a disc drive magazine  
Disclosed is an apparatus for a data storage library comprising at least one of a plurality of docking stations adapted to receive a disc drive magazine wherein the magazine comprises a plurality...
US20100085660 TAPE LIBRARY APPARATUS  
A tape library apparatus includes a transporting rail extending in parallel with a vertical reference plane. A cell is configured to receive a tape cartridge in an upright attitude along an...
US20140016227 TAPE LIBRARY STRING REQUEST MANAGEMENT  
Systems and methods that dynamically distribute status, cartridge movement and other types of requests and communications from a library manager to one or more libraries of a library string based...
US20080278847 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR POSITIONING DRIVES IN CARTRIDGE LIBRARY  
A cartridge drive library (30) comprises a drive bay (50); a magazine (52) which accommodates at least one cartridge of information storage media; a transport mechanism (54) which transports a...
US20120250182 LIBRARY DEVICE  
Provided is a library device with which an accessor can move even when a magnetic tape cartridge is ejected out from a magazine onto a transporting path on which the accessor moves. The library...
US20130194700 LIBRARY DEVICE, ACCESSOR, AND METHOD OF POSITIONING FOR LIBRARY DEVICE  
A library device including the magazine which provides with a plurality of cells for storing the recording medium and the accessor which is positioned at a position facing a target cell in the...
US20050078406 Storage unit  
A storage unit comprising: a plurality of locations, each location capable of receiving and storing an item; and at least one machine readable information unit associated with the storage unit.
US20090231753 STOP POSITION ADJUSTING DEVICE AND STOP POSITION ADJUSTING METHOD FOR ACCESSOR MECHANISM  
A stop position adjusting device for an accessor mechanism in an information recording device using a recording cartridge, includes: the accessor mechanism; a first moving mechanism; a second...
US20110122527 Storing and Locating a Self-Describing Storage Cartridge  
Embodiments of the invention relate to storing and locating a self-describing storage cartridge. An aspect of the invention includes a system for storing and locating a self-describing storage...
US20120236434 BREADTH SPREADING PLACEMENT OF DATA STORAGE CARTRIDGES IN MULTI-CARTRIDGE DEEP SLOT CELLS OF AN AUTOMATED DATA STORAGE LIBRARY  
An automated data storage library having a plurality of multi-cartridge deep slot cells, each configured to store a plurality of data storage cartridges arranged in sequential order of tiers from...
US20110157742 PRE-USE TAPE CARTRIDGE VERIFICATION  
A method for verifying a tape cartridge is presented. One method includes introducing a tape cartridge into a tape library wherein when introduced, the tape cartridge can then be loaded in a tape...
US20070058290 Magnetic tape cartridge  
A magnetic tape cartridge is provided including a case which is formed by an upper half and a lower half which are combined together, a reel to which a magnetic tape is wound, being rotatably...
US20110069412 LIBRARY APPARATUS, LIBRARY SYSTEM AND MEDIUM TRANSPORTATION METHOD OF LIBRARY APPARATUS  
A library apparatus includes a housing having an opening, a cell unit including a plurality of cells for storing a storage medium, a drive unit for writing data into or reading data from the...
US20100321811 DRIVE LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT  
Described are a method and apparatus that monitor tape drive health for tape drives in a tape library. The tape library generally contains a data base that is adapted to maintain functional status...
US20110273795 LIBRARY APPARATUS AND LIBRARY APPARATUS CONTROLLING METHOD  
A library apparatus for conveying, with a conveying device, a cartridge storing data between a cartridge storing unit and a drive accessing the data stored in the cartridge, the library apparatus...
US20110085263 Library device  
A library device includes: cells each containing a storage medium in a first or a second manner; a medium drive accessing and containing the medium differently from a manner of placing the medium...
US20130335858 TAPE CLEANER BLADE APPARATUS  
A tape cartridge library that is equipped with a cleaning device is described. The tape cartridge library essentially includes a plurality of tape cartridges each possessing recording tape media....
US20130057979 LIBRARY DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM  
A library device in which, even if the relation between the number of pulses of a stepping motor and an encoder count number changes, a movement distance of a medium transfer means can be verified...
US20120300343 EFFICIENT MOVES VIA REPOSITORY  
A storage library is described that includes a shelf system adapted to support a number of tape cartridges. The storage library further includes a tape drive adapted to read and write data to and...
US20120300342 EFFICIENT MOVES VIA REPOSITORY  
A storage library is described that includes a shelf system adapted to support a number of tape cartridges. The storage library further includes a tape drive adapted to read and write data to and...
US20120127607 EFFICIENT MOVES VIA REPOSITORY  
A storage library is described that includes a shelf system adapted to support a number of tape cartridges. The storage library further includes a tape drive adapted to read and write data to and...
US20090213490 PASS-THROUGH MECHANISM FOR LINEAR TAPE LIBRARY  
A pass-through mechanism that couples a first linear tape library string to a second linear tape library string is maintained. A first robotic assembly associated with the first linear tape...
US20120320470 TAPE CLEANER  
A tape cartridge library that is equipped with a cleaning device is described. The tape cartridge library essentially includes a plurality of tape cartridges each possessing recording tape media....
US20130044390 LIBRARY APPARATUS  
A library apparatus includes a medium storage unit that has a plurality of cells, the plurality of cells being storable a recording medium for each, a recoding and reproducing unit that reads data...
US20120127606 SELF-DESCRIBING A PREDEFINED POOL OF TAPE CARTRIDGES  
Apparatus and associated method for loading a first tape cartridge into a tape drive, the first tape cartridge formatted to include a user data partition and also to include an index partition,...
US20120287532 DATA STORAGE SYSTEM USING A MEDIA MOBILITY UNIT (MMU) THE MMU, AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
In one embodiment, a media mobility unit includes a media cartridge holding portion for storing media cartridges, a sensing mechanism for sensing at least an approximate location of the holding...

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