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US20130055290 Configuring and Relaying Events from a Storage Controller to a Host Server  
A mechanism is provided for relaying events from a storage controller to a host server. Responsive to identifying an event occurring within a storage device, a notification is sent to a device...
US20100077409 SYSTEM INTEGRATED TEAMING  
A network teaming system includes one or more subsystems to provide a hardware system integrated teaming assistant (SITA hardware), provide a software system integrated teaming assistant (SITA...
US20130031570 SAS VIRTUAL TAPE DRIVE  
A serial attached small computer system interface (SAS) expander for providing a virtual tape drive. The expander includes a virtual tape manager to generate a virtual tape virtual PHY capable of...
US20130117767 SAS EXPANDER FOR COMMUNICATION BETWEEN DRIVERS  
A SAS expander that includes a virtual device manager and a communications manager. The virtual device manager is to generate a virtual device table comprising virtual device PHYs associated with...
US20090063765 PARALLEL ACCESS VIRTUAL TAPE LIBRARY AND DRIVES  
A system and method described herein allows a virtual tape library (VTL) to perform multiple simultaneous or parallel read/write or access sessions with disk drives or other storage media,...
US20090187924 Resolving SAS timing issues for long-distance SAS extender  
This invention extends the distance at which a SAS extender can function. The distance is increased a large amount over the traditional 10 meters. As a result timers will not go off before the...
US20090172706 SAS EXPANDER BASED PERSISTENT CONNECTIONS  
Embodiments of the present invention provide for creating and using persistent connections in SAS networks. A persistent connection may be a connection that persists for longer than the usual SAS...
US20090007154 SAS expander-side optimization for the re-discovery process  
A simplification of the re-discovery process for initiators due to changes in the network is disclosed. If an initiator subscribes to change reports from a SAS expander, when that SAS expander...
US20090234797 DEVICE AND FILE TRANSFER SYSTEM  
A device is connectable to a computer using a data string based on the SCSI standard. The device includes a mode switching section configured to switch the device to one of a first mode and a...
US20120054396 METHOD FOR SELECTIVE REPLICATION OF PHYSICAL DEVICES ON A VIRTUAL SELF-CONFIGURING ZONING EXPANDER  
Disclosed is a method and a SAS controller device that abstract access from one or more virtual machines operating on a host system to SAS physical devices connected to the SAS controller without...
US20080168476 METHOD FOR A SCSI TARGET CONTROLLER TO SAFELY SHUT DOWN AN OPERATING SYSTEM BY THE USE OF A STANDARD SCSI INITIATOR COMMAND  
The present invention relates to a method for the safe shut down of an operating system. The invention utilizes a shutdown-monitoring program that is running in an initiator operating system to...
US20090307716 Block storage interface for virtual memory  
A method for interfacing block storage devices is disclosed. The method can include receiving communications from an initiator at a block storage device interface, translating the received...
US20080244620 Dynamic Communication Fabric Zoning  
A mechanism is provided for dynamically zoning or rezoning serially attached SCSI expanders using an intelligent failover mechanism. The mechanism uses serially attached SCSI (SAS) zoning by...
US20110239213 VIRTUALIZATION INTERMEDIARY/VIRTUAL MACHINE GUEST OPERATING SYSTEM COLLABORATIVE SCSI PATH MANAGEMENT  
A method of direct access by a virtual machine (VM) running on a host machine to physical storage via a virtual function (VF) running on an input/output (IO) adapter comprising: providing by a...
US20080010647 Network storage device  
The invention concerns a network storage device for communicating data between a network and a storage unit. The network storage device comprises an embedded system processor adapted to manage the...
US20100125857 CLUSTER CONTROL PROTOCOL  
A cluster of storage control members connect different clients to different storage disks. Connection path information between the different clients and disks is discovered and distributed to the...
US20100077408 STORAGE AREA NETWORK AND METHOD FOR PROVISIONING THEREIN  
A storage array includes at least one target and a logical unit having a logical unit number. The storage array is configured to receive input defining a host group comprising at least one...
US20080313658 Intelligent Dynamic Multi-Zone Single Expander Connecting Dual Ported Drives  
A single fibre channel switch or serial attached SCSI expander applies zoning on the initiator ports to each of the two ports of one or more drives. The fibre channel switch or serial attached...
US20080077941 COMMON COMPONENT FRAMEWORK  
A Common Component Framework (CCF) provides a container interface and a component interface for communication in a multi-tiered software application. Component context data may be transmitted to...
US20080127229 MULTIPLE INTERFACE STANDARD SUPPORT FOR REDUNDANT ARRAY OF INDEPENDENT DISKS  
A method for supporting multiple interface standards in a connection between a computer system and a Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) unit is disclosed. The method includes receiving a...
US20070226757 Apparatus and methods for a simplified, multi-client SAS port for management of other devices in an enhanced SAS device  
Apparatus and associated methods for a simplified multi-client initiator/target within a SAS device. Features and aspects hereof provide a simplified initiator/target component to enable cost...
US20100306399 Method and apparatus for operating system streaming  
A method and apparatus for traversing a firewall between an Intranet and the Internet without the use of a proxy server is provided. Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) streaming...
US20080294808 DIRECT ACCESS TO A HARDWARE DEVICE FOR VIRTUAL MACHINES OF A VIRTUALIZED COMPUTER SYSTEM  
In a virtualized computer system in which a guest operating system runs on a virtual machine of a virtualized computer system, a computer-implemented method of providing the guest operating system...
US20120072924 SAS SMP TUNNELING USING SCSI COMMANDS  
A storage system comprising: a SCSI initiator being configured for receiving a data request and providing a SMP request corresponding to the data request, the SCSI initiator being further...
US20100275219 SCSI PERSISTENT RESERVE MANAGEMENT  
A network storage monitor system includes a device driver running on each of at least one first computer and a monitor application running on a second computer in communication with the each first...
US20080201725 ADDRESS REDUCTION FOR DATA STORAGE ENCLOSURES  
A data storage enclosure management system of a plurality of service processors is configured to communicate externally via a pair of FC-AL loops. Lead and subsidiary service processors are...
US20080155571 Method and System for Host Software Concurrent Processing of a Network Connection Using Multiple Central Processing Units  
Certain aspects of a method and system for host software concurrent processing of a network connection using multiple central processing units (CPUs) may be disclosed. Exemplary aspects of the...
US20100115073 METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR SERIAL ATTACHED SCSI (SAS) ZONING MANAGEMENT OF A DOMAIN USING END DEVICE GROUPING  
Embodiments of the invention include a method, apparatus and system for managing SAS zoning, using end device grouping. A SAS end device grouping management application is configured to group SAS...
US20100169899 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR IMPROVING COMMUNICATION THROUGHPUT OF STORAGE LINKS  
Methods and systems for improving communication throughput of a link between SAS/SATA devices. The link, initially established at a first signal rate, is one of a SATA link and a SAS link. A...
US20090055841 Computer interface controller for peripheral devices  
Provided is a computer interface controller for peripheral devices, comprising a computer interface control unit, a central control unit, a driver program memory, a virtual optical disc drive...
US20090025014 DATA TRANSFER METHOD AND SYSTEM  
A data transfer method and an Internet Small Computer Systems Interface controller are disclosed. At least one mirror iSCSI controller is preset for each iSCSI controller. The mirror iSCSI...
US20100175073 NETWORK DEVICE FOR ACCELERATING ISCSI PACKET PROCESSING  
A network device for accelerating internet small computer systems interface (iSCSI) packet processing is described, which includes a host and a network card. The host includes an online command...
US20080046897 Image Processing Apparatus and Control Method of the Same  
This invention easily and appropriately accesses a USB memory in accordance with a request from a PC on a network. To accomplish this, this invention has a USB host interface, USB device...
US20110119686 EXTERNAL DATA STORAGE ASSEMBLY INCLUDING A HARD DISK DRIVE AND METHOD OF MONITORING THE OPERATIONAL STATUS OF THE HARD DISK DRIVE  
A method of monitoring the operational status of a hard disk drive in an external data storage assembly is provided. The hard disk drive supports S.M.A.R.T., and the external data storage assembly...
US20100251267 Caching of SCSI I/O referrals  
The present disclosure is directed to a method for communication between an initiator system and a block storage cluster. The method may comprise receiving a first referral response from a first...
US20100313195 Determining required software components for SCSI system initialization  
A first managing software component for a first data transmission protocol and a first portion of a first utilization software component for the first data transmission protocol are loaded on a...
US20100269124 Optimal paths with SCSI I/O referrals  
The present disclosure is directed to a method for communication between an initiator system and a block storage cluster. The method may comprise receiving an initial data request from the...
US20100228934 Zero Copy Transport for iSCSI Target Based Storage Virtual Appliances  
A method of transferring data from a virtual machine (VM) to a storage virtual appliance (SVA) is disclosed. In this method, the data is transferred to an iSCSI (Internet Small Computer System...
US20100205350 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF HOST REQUEST MAPPING  
Systems and methods for reading data are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a data storage device includes a host interface that is adapted to couple the data storage device to a host. The...
US20100153975 Multi-pathing with SCSI I/O referrals  
The present invention is a method for providing multi-pathing via Small Computer System Interface Input/Output (SCSI I/O) referral between an initiator and a storage cluster which are...
US20100106955 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR RECOVERING A COMPUTER SYSTEM USING A STORAGE AREA NETWORK  
Methods and systems for recovering and booting a computer system using a SAN. The computer system comprises a local storage device. A request for writing data to a boot volume on the local storage...
US20110296440 ACCELERATOR SYSTEM FOR USE WITH SECURE DATA STORAGE  
Data processing and an accelerator system therefore are described. An embodiment relates generally to a data processing system. In such an embodiment, a bus and an accelerator are coupled to one...
US20110295967 Accelerator System For Remote Data Storage  
Data processing and an accelerator system therefor are described. An embodiment relates generally to a data processing system. In such an embodiment, a bus and an accelerator are coupled to one...

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