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US20090063895 SCALEABLE AND MAINTAINABLE SOLID STATE DRIVE  
Methods and apparatus for maintaining a solid state disk drive facilitate expansion of storage capacity and maintenance of internal memory storage media, for example, are disclosed. Memory modules...
US20100083040 Expander Circuit For A Solid State Persistent Storage Device That Provides A Plurality Of Interfaces To Corresponding Storage Controllers  
A system includes a solid state persistent storage device, and a plurality of storage controllers to manage access of the solid state persistent storage device. An expander circuit is connected to...
US20140281692 Virtual Disk Recovery and Redistribution  
Techniques for recovery and redistribution of data from a virtual disk storage system are described herein. In one or more implementations, a storage scheme derived for a virtual disk...
US20090044047 ACCESSING REMOVABLE STORAGE MANAGEMENT SERVICES TO OBTAIN REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS INDICATING WHETHER TO REPLACE REMOVABLE STORAGE  
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for accessing removable storage management services to obtain replacement instructions indicating whether to replace removable storage....
US20120066542 Method for Node Addition and Removal of a Circuit  
The present invention discloses a method for node addition and removal of a circuit. The steps of the method include: (a) providing a circuit with a plurality of nodes; (b) selecting a target node...
US20090113237 STORAGE CONTROL DEVICE, STORAGE CONTROL METHOD AND STORAGE CONTROL PROGRAM  
A storage control device includes a first rebuilding unit rebuilding information stored in one of a plurality of storages that fails by using information stored in the plurality of storages...
US20110004786 ANOMALY NOTIFICATION CONTROL IN DISK ARRAY  
In a storage device incorporating a plurality of kinds of disk drives with different interfaces, the controller performs sparing on a disk drive, whose errors that occur during accesses exceed a...
US20100031082 Prioritized Rebuilding of a Storage Device  
Rebuilding a storage device after failure of a storage device is disclosed. The method is particularly useful for RAID groups of hard disks. The method may also apply to other storage media...
US20080209264 Method for Automatic Dump Assurance  
A computer implemented method, an apparatus, and a computer usable program product are provided for adjusting a dump file space in a data processing system. Events with a potential to cause a dump...
US20080126851 REDUNDANT STORAGE ENCLOSURE PROCESSOR (SEP) IMPLEMENTATION FOR USE IN SERIAL ATTACHED SCSI (SAS) ENVIRONMENT  
An information handling system includes a storage enclosure operable to communicate with a storage initiator. The storage enclosure includes a first controller corresponding to a first storage...
US20100050016 PREVENTING WRITE CORRUPTION IN A RAID ARRAY  
A method and related computer program product of preventing write corruption in a redundant array in a computer system, comprising detecting a write failure from a calling application to at least...
US20090172468 METHOD FOR PROVIDING DEFERRED MAINTENANCE ON STORAGE SUBSYSTEMS  
A set of disks in a plurality of disk arrays are configured to have one or more spare partitions. Upon detecting a faulty disk in a faulty array, the method involves the steps of: (a) migrating...
US20090271659 RAID REBUILD USING FILE SYSTEM AND BLOCK LIST  
This embodiment (a system) addresses and reduces the RAID build time by only rebuilding the used blocks and omitting the unused blocks. This starts after a disk drive from a RAID system is failed...
US20090177918 STORAGE REDUNDANT ARRAY OF INDEPENDENT DRIVES  
A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for managing redundant array of independent drives. In response to a failure of a hard disk in a first RAID array, the...
US20080263393 STORAGE CONTROLLER AND STORAGE CONTROL METHOD  
Spare disk drives are provided to a chassis for storing storage devices, and, when any one of the storage devices configuring RAID fails, the storage controller copies data of the failed storage...
US20050120265 Data storage system with error correction code and replaceable defective memory  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a data storage and retrieval system operating on a host computer. The data storage and retrieval system comprises a sparing system configured to...
US20060129878 Computer restoration method  
A method is provided for restoring and configuring a replacement computer of different type or brand or an original computer with a change in hardware. As disclosed by the invention, all the...
US20090094480 Alternatively Activating a Replaceable Hardware Unit  
A data processing system having a plurality of hardware units providing a predetermined set of functional capabilities. The data processing system is configurable to allow selectively...
US20090070626 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR OPERATING SYSTEM BARE-METAL RECOVERY  
A system and method of recovering a system on replacement hardware includes booting the replacement hardware from an operating system disk. A recovery media is coupled to the replacement hardware...
US20050289388 Dynamic cluster configuration in an on-demand environment  
Methods, systems, and media are disclosed for clustering. One embodiment includes receiving, by a configuration manager server, a request to create a dynamic cluster member for a dynamic cluster,...
US20050210318 System and method for drive recovery following a drive failure  
A system and method for rebuilding a drive is disclosed in which the write cache of the drive is enabled and a separate record is kept of the commands transmitted to the drive. On a periodic...
US20100100888 Resource allocation  
A technique for executing a segmented virtual machine (VM) is disclosed. A plurality of core VM's is implemented in a plurality of core spaces. Each core VM is associated with one of a plurality...
US20080005613 Testing network applications without communicating over a network layer communication link  
Techniques and technologies are provided for testing network applications without communicating over a network layer communication link. For example, in one implementation, a system for testing...
US20110264951 System and Method for Recovery of Primary Storage Resource Failure  
Systems and methods for reducing problems and disadvantages associated with traditional approaches to data and program storage on an information handling system are provided. A method may include...
US20120054544 Non-Disruptive Hardware Change  
A method, system, and computer program product for changing hardware in a data processing system without disrupting processes executing on the data processing system. A hardware change to a...
US20060206753 Disk array system and rebuild method thereof  
Disclosed is a disk array system which includes a plurality of disks constituting a disk array and a backup storage for backing up data in the disk array and performs control so that when a failed...
US20090327803 STORAGE CONTROL DEVICE AND STORAGE CONTROL METHOD  
A RAID is configured using plural nonvolatile semiconductor memory devices to enable recovery of data stored in the nonvolatile semiconductor memory devices, and data is read from the nonvolatile...
US20080126838 Optimized reconstruction and copyback methodology for a disconnected drive in the presence of a global hot spare disk  
The present invention is a system for optimizing the reconstruction and copyback of data contained on a failed disk in a multi-disk mass storage system. A system in accordance with the present...
US20090187786 PARITY DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM APPARATUS AND METHOD  
An apparatus for parity data management receives a write command and write data from a computing device. The apparatus also builds a parity control structure corresponding to updating a redundant...
US20090144583 Memory Circuit  
The invention provides a memory circuit comprising a plurality of storage cells for storing data and redundant spare storage cells for replacing defective storage cells, and a memory access logic...
US20050204186 System and method to implement a rollback mechanism for a data storage unit  
A system and method to implement a rollback mechanism for a data storage unit (“DSU”). A request to write new data to a write location on the DSU is intercepted. In one technique, a copy of the...
US20080010508 BACKUP DEVICE  
In a backup device, when a piece of software installed on a computer is detected by a detection unit, a transmission unit transmits information for specifying the piece of software. When a...
US20050283654 Method and apparatus for decreasing failed disk reconstruction time in a raid data storage system  
Failed disk reconstruction time in a RAID storage system is decreased when dealing with non-catastrophic disk failures by using conventional parity reconstruction to reconstruct only that part of...
US20110099420 FAILOVER AND RECOVERY FOR REPLICATED DATA INSTANCES  
Replicated instances in a database environment provide for automatic failover and recovery. A monitoring component can periodically communicate with a primary and a secondary replica for an...
US20090125754 APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING SYSTEM RELIABILITY BY MANAGING SWITCHED DRIVE NETWORKS  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for improving system reliability by managing switched drive networks. An off-network pool of storage devices is logically isolated from an array of...
US20060015772 Reconfigurable memory system  
A reconfigurable memory system includes processors and memory modules. A reconfiguration system is operable to reconfigure the memory system into multiple configurations. In each configuration,...
US20070067670 Method, apparatus and program storage device for providing drive load balancing and resynchronization of a mirrored storage system  
A method, apparatus and program storage device for providing drive load balancing and resynchronization of a mirrored storage system. Data is pushed from a storage device at a source SAN device to...
US20050066226 Redundant memory self-test  
A built-in-self-test circuit selectively couples memory outputs to fault detection circuitry during a self-test, thereby reducing the size of fault detection circuitry and storage required to...
US20130238930 High Availability Failover Utilizing Dynamic Switch Configuration  
Movement of storage access is orchestrated between systems by dynamically reconfiguring zoning of a storage fabric. A failover system can detect a failure of a first initiator system that is...
US20100122115 Storage Device Realignment  
Realigning storage devices arranged as storage arrays when one of the storage arrays enters a critical state after failure of a storage device is disclosed. The method is particularly useful for...
US20110289351 DISTRIBUTED STORAGE SYSTEM AND A METHOD THEREOF  
Embodiments of the disclosure relate to a distributed storage system comprising of storage nodes storing source data amongst them in a coded, and typically, redundant manner. The data to be stored...
US20090100291 MEMORY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR REPAIRING A SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY  
A block repair device is used in a Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) having a primary array with a defective cell and a redundant array with a redundant row. The block repair device stores a...
US20090259882 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING DISK DRIVES WITH UNREPORTED DATA CORRUPTION  
A RAID controller uses a method to identify a storage device of a redundant array of storage devices that is returning corrupt data to the RAID controller. The method includes reading data from a...
US20090193290 System and Method to Use Cache that is Embedded in a Memory Hub to Replace Failed Memory Cells in a Memory Subsystem  
A memory system, data processing system, and method are provided for using cache that is embedded in a memory hub device to replace failed memory cells. A memory module comprises an integrated...
US20140325266 LIKELIHOOD BASED REBUILDING OF MISSING ENCODED DATA SLICES  
A method begins by a processing module of a dispersed storage network (DSN) detecting a likelihood of having a missing encoded data slice based on local physical to DSN address mapping...
US20140136887 DISK ARRAY HAVING MIRROR CONFIGURATION AND REBUILDING METHOD THEREFOR  
One aspect includes a disk array having a mirror configuration to rebuild. The disk array includes a buffer to temporarily store data (data X) in a read or write request from a host (read/write...
US20110072302 SOLID STATE MEMORY CARTRIDGE WITH WEAR INDICATION  
A memory cartridge is described that includes a non-volatile memory. The cartridge also includes logic to concentrate memory operations on particular areas of the non-volatile memory to cause the...
US20120042204 MEMORY SYSTEMS AND MEMORY MODULES  
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,...
US20130132768 USE OF A VIRTUAL DRIVE AS A HOT SPARE FOR A RAID GROUP  
A method that includes identifying a failure indication for a first data storage device that is a member of a first RAID group within a storage array. The method further can include, via a...
US20150100822 STORAGE CONTROL APPARATUS AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM  
A storage control apparatus forms a RAID by plural storage media and stores and holds data on a file-by-file basis. A number-of-writable-times management unit manages the number of writable times...

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