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US20140195761 LOGICAL VOLUME SPACE SHARING  
Space sharing between logical volumes is achieved through a technique that enables available storage space to be flexibly consumed and released by the logical volumes. Each logical volume is...
US20140365739 NON-DISRUPTIVE MODIFICATION OF A DEVICE MAPPER STACK  
Embodiments relate to non-disruptive modification of a device mapper stack. Aspects include receiving the device mapper stack comprising a first device mapper layer having an active mapping table...
US20140281355 VIRTUAL STORAGE POOL  
Virtual storage pool creation is simplified by allowing a user to specify what devices to include in virtual storage pool by physical location. The virtual storage pool may be automatically...
US20100325312 MECHANISMS FOR TEMPORAL BUILDING AND PARSING SIP MESSAGES  
Methods, devices, and systems for employing binary objects representing SIP messages. More specifically, a binary SIP stack is provided which allows a mechanism to enhance the efficiency of...
US20110173411 TLB EXCLUSION RANGE  
A system and method for accessing memory are provided. The system comprises a lookup buffer for storing one or more page table entries, wherein each of the one or more page table entries comprises...
US20100332882 MINIMIZING STORAGE POWER CONSUMPTION  
Techniques for minimizing storage power consumption are provided. The techniques include generating one or more physical storage volumes and one virtual storage volume for each physical storage...
US20080104360 STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION SWITCH AND COMPUTER SYSTEM  
The storage virtualization switch is capable of omitting to control (exclusion-control) a reserve condition on a physical storage unit without decreasing fault tolerance and reliability, so that...
US20050071560 Autonomic block-level hierarchical storage management for storage networks  
A Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) system connects client systems to physical storage devices via a storage virtualization system (SVS) which is embedded in a storage network. The SVS...
US20070226452 Data management for a flash storage device  
A flash storage device for transferring data to and from a host. The flash storage uses a controller to data transfer in the flash storage device, a buffer to temporarily store data for transfer...
US20090006804 BI-LEVEL MAP STRUCTURE FOR SPARSE ALLOCATION OF VIRTUAL STORAGE  
Apparatus and method for accessing a virtual storage space. The space is arranged across a plurality of storage elements, and a skip list is used to map as individual nodes each of a plurality of...
US20130141446 Method and Apparatus for Servicing Page Fault Exceptions  
A method, apparatus and computer readable media for servicing page fault exceptions in a accelerated processing device (APD). A page fault related to a wavefront is detected. A fault handling...
US20090150642 Indexing Page Attributes  
Embodiments of the invention provide methods and apparatus for increasing the number of page attributes specified by a page table while minimizing an increase in size of the page table. According...
US20090164716 Adaptation of Contentious Storage Virtualization Configurations  
Systems and methods for managing storage virtualization in a storage infrastructure are provided. The method comprises examining storage virtualization configurations across a data storage...
US20090271589 STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION SYSTEM  
Storage virtualization systems and methods that allow customers to manage storage as a utility rather than as islands of storage which are independent of each other. A demand mapped virtual disk...
US20120159114 REGISTER FILE AND COMPUTING DEVICE USING THE SAME  
A register file is provided. The register file includes a plurality of registers configured to form at least one register cluster, each of the registers being configured to have a virtual index...
US20120198204 FAST MASKED SUMMING COMPARATOR  
A fast masked summing comparator apparatus includes a comparator unit configured to compare a masked first number to a masked sum of a second number and a third number to determine whether the...
US20140281312 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSLATION FROM MULTI-DIMENSIONAL TO LINEAR ADDRESS SPACE IN STORAGE  
A translation system can translate a storage request having multiple fields to a physical address using the fields as keys to traverse a map. By using a map table, multiple storage services can be...
US20090319728 Virtualized SAS Adapter with Logic Unit Partitioning  
A method, computer program product and computer system for virtualizing an SAS storage adapter, so as to allow logical partitions of a computer system to share a storage device. The method,...
US20120179891 EXTENSION OF WRITE ANYWHERE FILE SYSTEM LAYOUT  
A file system layout apportions an underlying physical volume into one or more virtual volumes (vvols) of a storage system. The underlying physical volume is an aggregate comprising one or more...
US20060253673 Apparatus and method for permitting access to storage means  
An apparatus and a method for permitting access to storage means are provided in which a host is permitted to easily access a storage means or a plurality of storage means connected to a USB...
US20050120164 Pen drive for wireless wide bandwidth local network  
A pen drive is described. The pen drive has a control chip, a flash memory controller, at least one flash memory and a USB, a wireless wide bandwidth local network module and an antenna module....
US20090287898 Method and apparatus for I/O priority control in storage systems  
In exemplary embodiments a storage control unit is able to provide and track priority control among virtual ports created for corresponding physical ports and/or volume groups made up of one or...
US20090307459 SELECTIVELY MARK FREE FRAMES AS UNUSED FOR COOPERATIVE MEMORY OVER-COMMITMENT  
Disclosed is a computer implemented method, apparatus and computer program product for communicating virtual memory page status to a virtual memory manager. An operating system may receive a...
US20130246891 PHYSICAL PAGE, LOGICAL PAGE, AND CODEWORD CORRESPONDENCE  
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods for physical page, logical page, and codeword correspondence. A number of methods include error coding a number of logical pages of data as...
US20070180217 Translation lookaside buffer checkpoint system  
A system that, at a process checkpoint, pauses the process to copy the system state for the process and then copies pages of the process in memory to disk storage while the process continues to...
US20130111182 STORING A SMALL FILE WITH A REDUCED STORAGE AND MEMORY FOOTPRINT  
An I/O request to store a file in a file-system is received. A determination is made whether the size of the file does not exceed a threshold size. Exceeding the threshold results in storing at...
US20090043984 METHOD FOR MANAGING PARTITIONS IN A STORAGE DEVICE  
A method for re-allocating memory partition space is provided. The method comprises determining when a first memory partition is full or has reached a threshold value, determining that a second...
US20120005444 MICROCODE RENAME RECLAMATION  
A method of operating a processor includes reclaiming a physical register renamed as a microcode architectural register used by a microcode routine. The physical register is reclaimed according to...
US20110145541 METHOD AND SYSTEM TO ACCELERATE ADDRESS TRANSLATION  
In a method to accelerate address translation into a physical address, a computer maps a virtual memory area with a large page, the virtual memory area including multiple virtual pages satisfying...
US20090172340 Methods and arrangements to remap non-volatile storage  
Methods and arrangements for remapping the map between logical space and physical space in non-volatile storage are described. Embodiments include transformations, code, state machines or other...
US20050204108 Apparatus and method for copying, backing up and restoring logical objects in a computer storage system by transferring blocks out of order or in parallel backing up and restoring  
Method and apparatus are disclosed for copying and backing up logical objects in a computer storage system. The logical objects are comprised of data blocks. The data blocks may be copied in any...
US20090235045 EXTENDING THE ADDRESSING SPACE OF RECORD CARRIERS  
Current BD specification prescribes the following format for the ADIP: 24 bits, 3 of which to indicate the layer number, 19 for the RUB number, and 2 to be set to 00, 01 and 10 consecutively in...
US20070233985 Method and system for implementing hierarchical permission maps in a layered volume graph  
The invention is for a method of mapping hierarchical volume permission to top level permissions in a layered volume graph of a virtual data storage system with hierarchy of storage volumes...
US20110066824 Method and System for Combining Page Buffer List Entries to Optimize Caching of Translated Addresses  
Certain aspects of a method and system for combining page buffer list entries (PBLEs) to optimize caching of translated addresses are disclosed. Aspects of a method may include encoding at least...
US20150121032 Data Deduplication in a Virtualization Environment  
Techniques are described herein that are capable of optimizing (i.e., deduplicating) data in a virtualization environment. For example, optimization designations (a.k.a. deduplication...
US20120151177 Data Deduplication in a Virtualization Environment  
Techniques are described herein that are capable of optimizing (i.e., deduplicating) data in a virtualization environment. For example, optimization designations (a.k.a. deduplication...
US20120284485 OPERATING SYSTEM VIRTUAL MEMORY MANAGEMENT FOR HARDWARE TRANSACTIONAL MEMORY  
Operating system virtual memory management for hardware transactional memory. A system includes an operating system deciding to unmap a first virtual page. As a result, the operating system...
US20050050273 RAID controller architecture with integrated map-and-forward function, virtualization, scalability, and mirror consistency  
A RAID controller with decentralized transaction processor controllers and a decentralized cache allows for unlimited scalability in a networked storage system. Virtualization is provided through...
US20090204872 Command Queuing Smart Storage Transfer Manager for Striping Data to Raw-NAND Flash Modules  
A flash module has raw-NAND flash memory chips accessed over a physical-block address (PBA) bus by a NVM controller. The NVM controller is on the flash module or on a system board for a...
US20110082997 VIRTUALIZED STORAGE SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATING THEREOF  
There are provided a storage system and a method of operating thereof. The method comprises: a) representing to a plurality of hosts an available logical address space divided into one or more...
US20090235046 COMPUTER SYSTEM AND OPERATION TAKEOVER METHOD  
This computer system has a first storage apparatus including a first volume, a second storage apparatus for providing the first virtual volume to a host computer, a third storage apparatus for...
US20050055531 Non-volatile memory control device capable of recovering data even when data writing is interrupted  
A free page extracting unit extracts a free page of a non-volatile memory. A directory page writing unit writes, to the free page extracted by the free page extracting unit, a directory that...
US20070214340 Symmetric Multiprocessor Fault Tolerant Computer System  
A symmetric multiprocessing fault-tolerant computer system controls memory access in a symmetric multiprocessing computer system. To do so, virtual page structures are created, where the virtual...
US20060031657 Storage control device having restoration function to initial status, control method of storage device, and program  
A storage device including an initial data storage area storing initial data, an updated data storage area storing updated data corresponding to the initial data, and a designation area...
US20110040950 TRANSLATION LOOK-ASIDE BUFFER  
A translation look-aside buffer (TLB) is described. The TLB may include a memory populated with pointers to collections (e.g., tables) of virtual-to-physical address translations. The memory may...
US20090216920 Dis-Aggregated and Distributed Data-Center Architecture Using a Direct Interconnect Fabric  
A data center has several dis-aggregated data clusters that connect to the Internet through a firewall and load-balancer. Each dis-aggregated data cluster has several dis-aggregated...
US20090198949 HYPERVOLUME DATA STORAGE OBJECT AND METHOD OF DATA STORAGE  
The present disclosure relates to a data storage device having a hypervolume accessible by a plurality of servers operating on two or more data storage systems, a first physical volume, associated...
US20150067230 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FASTER READ AFTER WRITE FORWARDING USING A VIRTUAL ADDRESS  
Methods for read after write forwarding using a virtual address are disclosed. A method includes determining when a virtual address has been remapped from corresponding to a first physical address...
US20070079098 Automatic allocation of volumes in storage area networks  
A storage system including a storage controller is coupled to a host computer. When the host computer is connected, the controller deploys a set of virtual devices dedicated to the host computer,...
US20050044335 Master slave arrangement  
An arrangement of a master device and a slave device, includes one or more physical memory means and a plurality of logical memory means, wherein one or more of the logical memory means are...

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