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US20150067407 ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TESTING STORAGE SYSTEM  
In a method for testing a storage system, each disk of a storage system is numbered, and a disk of a number is selected as a root node of a binary tree. A probability that the nodes of each level...
US20140325283 SYSTEMS AND METHODS PROVIDING MOUNT CATALOGS FOR RAPID VOLUME MOUNT  
Systems and methods which provide mount catalogs to facilitate rapid volume mount are shown. A mount catalog of embodiments may be provided for each aggregate containing volumes to be mounted by a...
US20120042211 Controlling a Solid State Disk (SSD) Device  
A mechanism is provided for controlling a solid state disk. A failure detector detects a failure in the solid state disk. Responsive to failure detector detecting a failure, a status degrader sets...
US20120166885 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TESTING HARD DISK DRIVE OF COMPUTING DEVICE  
A system and method test serial attached SCSI (SAS) hard disk drives (HDDs) of a computing device. The computing device includes a SAS backpanel, and the SAS backpanel includes one or more...
US20090204852 SOLID STATE STORAGE SUBSYSTEM THAT MAINTAINS AND PROVIDES ACCESS TO DATA REFLECTIVE OF A FAILURE RISK  
A storage subsystem is disclosed that maintains (a) statistics regarding errors detected via an ECC (error correction code) module of the storage subsystem; and/or (b) historical data regarding...
US20120192012 ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANAGING TEST RESULTS  
In a method for managing test results of an electronic device, the electronic device includes one or more expansion slots. The method selects a hard disk drive to insert into each expansion slot,...
US20100050021 ERROR CODE HANDLING IN A STORAGE SUBSYSTEM  
Disclosed is a computer implemented method and apparatus for making ownership changes to a storage subsystem. The host sends the first ownership change command to the storage subsystem then...
US20080270842 COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM HANDLING OF SEVERE HARDWARE ERRORS  
A system and method is provided for handling severe hardware errors communicated to a computer operating system as an abort indication. The method includes classifying the type of abort into a...
US20090300426 TESTING A VIRTUALISED STORAGE SYSTEM IN RESPONSE TO DISK EXERCISING COMMANDS  
Provided are a method, apparatus, and computer program product for testing a virtualised storage system. Data defining one or more configuration features of the virtualised storage system is...
US20070088987 System and method for handling information transfer errors between devices  
Systems and methods are disclosed for handling errors occurring when a first device requests information from a second device. Optionally the information and any corresponding error information...
US20050177777 Cluster-based disk backup and restoration  
Systems, methodologies, media, and other embodiments associated with cluster-based partition backup and restoration are described. One exemplary system embodiment includes a logic for handling...
US20070180330 Systems and methods for management and capturing of optical drive failure errors  
The systems and methods herein may be used for management and capturing of optical drive failure errors. One implementation of a method for capturing a failure error of an optical storage drive...
US20110252280 INTELLIGENT LUN GENERATION AND MANAGEMENT  
An apparatus for generating and managing logical units (LUNs) in a storage network environment is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, such an apparatus includes an identification module to...
US20070180329 Method of latent fault checking a management network  
A method of latent fault checking a management network may include a management bus communicating management data for a computing module on the management network; a management controller managing...
US20150186322 MECHANISM TO SUPPORT RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, AND SERVICEABILITY (RAS) FLOWS IN A PEER MONITOR  
A mechanism to support reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) flows in a peer monitor is disclosed. A method of the disclosure includes receiving, by a processing device, a system...
US20080022157 'ISOLATING A TAPE DRIVE FROM COMMUNICATION'  
Disclosed are a method, a system, a computer program product for fencing a tape drive such that the fence is understood by all hosts that are connected to the tape drive. The tape drive is coupled...
US20090055688 DETECTION AND CORRECTION OF DROPPED WRITE ERRORS IN A DATA STORAGE SYSTEM  
Methods are provided for detecting and correcting dropped writes in a storage system. Data and a checksum are written to a storage device, such as a RAID array. The state of the data is classified...
US20110264950 CHECK OPERATION DISPERSED STORAGE NETWORK FRAME  
A method begins by a processing module generating a payload section of a dispersed storage network (DSN) frame regarding a check request operation by generating one or more slice name fields of...
US20070168753 Exception handling framework  
Systems and techniques for implementing an exception handling framework are described. An exception register is configured to store multiple error messages and rules comprising instructions for...
US20080294943 SATA INTERFACE TESTER AND TESTING METHOD  
A serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) interface tester includes a memory, a signal converter, at least one SATA interface, and an indicator. The at least one SATA interface is adapted to...
US20070220356 METHOD FOR CHECKPOINTING A SYSTEM ALREADY ENGAGED IN A CONCURRENT CHECKPOINT  
Concurrent checkpointing for rollback recovery for system failures is disclosed. The system includes a stable database, and a processor configured to receive and process a checkpoint request while...
US20060288257 Defect information managing method, information recording and/or reproducing apparatus, and information reproducing apparatus  
In order to select the latest defect management information, the latest selection information first is selected by searching a plurality of selection information areas for a currently active...
US20090177925 Method for memory testing  
A method for memory testing implemented on an embedded system, the method comprising steps of loading a booting program when the embedded system is booted; activating a RAM of the embedded system...
US20120159262 EXTENDED PAGE PATCHING  
The embodiments described herein generally relate to methods and systems for using an extended patching procedure for correction or repair of logical data portions, pages, or sectors of a computer...
US20090319834 COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM STORING STORAGE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, STORAGE MANAGEMENT METHOD,AND STORAGE MANAGEMENT APPARATUS  
A storage management apparatus that performs a read/write check on each of a plurality of data-storing areas of a storage device, and is formed by a storage node that performs reading/writing of...
US20070180328 Monitoring health of non-volatile memory  
A host processor is coupled to a memory controller and configurable to retrieve from the memory controller information indicative of the health of a non-volatile memory device operatively coupled...
US20060168482 Information recording medium, defect management method, information reading/writing device and information reading device  
To specify defect management information to be used in a short time in an information recording medium having a defect information area capable of recording plural sets of defect management...
US20080320336 System and Method of Client Side Analysis for Identifying Failing RAM After a User Mode or Kernel Mode Exception  
A process executing on a computing system may encounter an exception. Pointers or other references created by the exception may identify portions of the computing system's memory containing the...
US20080307268 SELF-HEALING CACHE OPERATIONS  
A method, apparatus and program storage device for performing a self-healing cache process is described. At least one error affecting a cache is detected. The cache may have a matching address tag...
US20120060058 TESTING OF NON STUCK-AT FAULTS IN MEMORY  
A method for identifying non stuck-at faults in a read-only memory (ROM) includes generating a golden value of a victim cell, providing a fault-specific pattern through an aggressor cell,...
US20100275066 IDENTIFYING A STORAGE DEVICE AS FAULTY FOR A FIRST STORAGE VOLUME WITHOUT IDENTIFYING THE STORAGE DEVICE AS FAULTY FOR A SECOND STORAGE VOLUME  
Storage volumes are provided across a plurality of storage devices, where the storage volumes include at least a first storage volume and a second storage volume. A storage controller detects...
US20110320862 Edram Macro Disablement in Cache Memory  
Embedded dynamic random access memory (EDRAM) macro disablement in a cache memory includes isolating an EDRAM macro of a cache memory bank, the cache memory bank being divided into at least three...
US20110296249 SELECTING A CONFIGURATION FOR AN APPLICATION  
There is provided a computer-implemented method for selecting from a plurality of full configurations of a storage system an operational configuration for executing an application. An exemplary...
US20100122118 Disk-Drive Write Head Fault Detection  
One embodiment of the invention includes a disk-drive write head fault detection system. The system includes an output stage configured to generate a monitored current through the disk-drive write...
US20140344629 ARRANGING DATA HANDLING IN A COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH RELIABILITY RATINGS BASED ON REVERSE PREDICTIVE FAILURE ANALYSIS IN RESPONSE TO CHANGES  
Re-arranging data handling in a computer-implemented system that comprises a plurality of existing physical entities. At least one reliability rating is assigned to each of various existing...
US20100115345 Apparatus, System, and Method for Rapid Grading of Computer Storage Operating Condition  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for rapidly grading the operating condition of computer storage. A storage log module 312 logs error information regarding any error in a storage...
US20090113249 Stress testing method of file system  
A stress testing method of a file system includes traversing local or network storage devices with a drive letter; detecting a network mapping path of the network storage devices; calculating an...
US20050262401 Central processing unit and micro computer  
A central processing unit has a cache memory, a test circuit connected to the cache memory, and a result storage area. The test circuit stores a test pattern which is programmable and is used for...
US20080301504 Method and Apparatus to Anticipate Memory Exhaustion in an Open Services Gateway Initiative Environment  
A computer implemented method, computer program product, and data processing system for predicting a future status of a memory leak. A first set of data including memory consumption data is...
US20090106603 Data Corruption Diagnostic Engine  
A computer is programmed to execute a diagnostic procedure either on a pre-set schedule or asynchronously in response to an event, such as an error message, or a user command. When executed, the...
US20140325284 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NON-INTRUSIVE MONITORING OF LIBRARY COMPONENTS  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for monitoring components in a library by tracking the movement of library components. By tracking the movement of library components, the...
US20140089740 COMPUTERISED STORAGE SYSTEM COMPRISING REPLACEABLE UNITS FOR MANAGING TESTING OF REPLACEMENT UNITS  
A method for use in a computerized storage system comprising one or more replaceable units, for managing testing of one or more replacement units, where the storage system is automatically placed...
US20060184830 Disk device and disk processing method  
A disk device has a reading portion that reads out from a disk having a rewritable area, a plurality of defect management areas and a plurality of position information areas indicating an optimum...
US20090254777 Detector of Abnormal Destruction of Memory Sectors  
The invention relates to an integrated circuit comprising at least one microprocessor [12] linked to at least one non-volatile memory [14] that can be accessed by sectors. The integrated circuit...
US20090249111 Raid Error Recovery Logic  
A method of reading desired data from drives in a RAID1 data storage system, by determining a starting address of the desired data, designating the starting address as a begin read address,...
US20120185733 APPLICATION RELIABILITY AND FAULT TOLERANT CHIP CONFIGURATIONS  
An application can specify reliability values via a communication path between the application and the registers. Application reliability could increase if the application itself could specify the...
US20130024732 Protecting Storage Fabrics from Errant Device Causing Single Point of Failure  
A mechanism is provided for protecting storage fabrics from an errant device causing a single point of failure. The mechanism identities a source of the out-of-context traffic, isolates the TAG to...
US20080229155 ENHANCED ERROR IDENTIFICATION WITH DISK ARRAY PARITY CHECKING  
When parity checking in a disk array such as a RAID-6 system determines data and parity information is unsynchronized, additional calculations are performed to determine whether the error may be...
US20070028146 Semiconductor memory device system, and method for operating a semiconductor memory device system  
A method for operating a semiconductor memory device system, and a semiconductor memory device system are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes a memory device and a control means...
US20140245072 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PHYSICAL DRIVE FAILURE IDENTIFICATION, PREVENTION, AND MINIMIZATION OF FIRMWARE REVISIONS  
In one embodiment, a method for managing DDM failures includes analyzing, using a hardware processor, information stored in a data repository and relating to DDM failures to identify problems in...

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