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9037900 Small computer system interface input output (SCSI IO) referral  
The method includes receiving a command at a first storage system of a block storage cluster. The command is transmitted by the initiator system to the first storage system via a network and...
9026842 Selective fault recovery of subsystems  
Various embodiments are described herein with regards to performing a selective fault recovery for an electronic device having a plurality of subsystems in which one of the subsystems has a fault....
8954808 Systems and methods for performing input/output path failovers  
A computer-implemented method for performing input/output path failovers may include identifying a computing system with a plurality of input/output paths to a storage array. The...
8935566 Plug-in card storage device and error correction control method thereof  
A plug-in card storage device includes a plug-in card including a memory to store received input data and an error correction circuit to be equipped electrically connectable to the memory and to...
8924772 Fault-tolerant system and fault-tolerant control method  
A fault-tolerant system including a plurality of modules each further including a CPU subsystem, a fault-tolerant control unit, and an I/O subsystem, wherein the fault-tolerant control unit...
8924498 Method and system for process control network migration  
A method includes disconnecting a first component from a first network. The first component is redundant to a second component and operates in a secondary or passive redundancy mode. The second...
8909980 Coordinating processing for request redirection  
Described are techniques for coordinating processing to redirect requests. First and second storage processors of a data storage system are provided. Requests are directed to a first set of...
8850112 Non-volatile hard disk drive cache system and method  
A non-volatile hard disk drive cache system is coupled between a processor and a hard disk drive. The cache system includes a control circuit, a non-volatile memory and a volatile memory. The...
8850260 Programmable error handling  
A data storage device having different operating modes is disclosed. The data storage device comprises a processor, a command execution module, and an error response module. The command execution...
8838723 High availability management system for stateless components in a distributed master-slave component topology  
Systems, methods and computer program products are disclosed for managing availability of a slave components executing in a distributed system. A master server and a heartbeat protocol may be...
8819319 Computer system and method for inheriting HBA identifier of PCI card  
A PCI card's HBA identifier table held in an IODC in an IO slot expansion unit is read and recorded on a PCIe switch register of a PCIe switch. After a server blade is powered on so that an EFI is...
8819478 Auto-adapting multi-tier cache  
A method, computer program product, and storage network system for detecting a failure of a highly-available, volatile, solid state cache memory system included within a storage network. The...
8806267 Small computer system interface input output (SCSI IO) referral  
The method includes receiving a command at a first storage system of a block storage cluster. The command is transmitted by the initiator system to the first storage system via a network and...
8799702 Cable redundancy and failover for multi-lane PCI express IO interconnections  
Method and apparatus for providing failover operation for a connection between a first PCIE bridge and a first input/output (IO) device are provided. A first set of bussed bits is exchanged...
8732527 Secure recovery apparatus and method  
A system and method is disclosed for recovering a boot image from a secure location. Hardware instructions initiate a sequence of boot cycles to launch a computer operating system on a...
8726096 Controller and control method for a controller  
A controller and a control method for a controller can simplify application development and can improve the performance of device control processes. When a request is received from an application...
8723878 Display device integrated circuit (DDI) with adaptive memory control and adaptive memory control method for DDI  
A graphics memory device includes a memory array configured to store data for a display device comprising b*y rows by a*x columns of pixels, where b>a. The memory array is arranged in a*y rows by...
8677176 Cable redundancy and failover for multi-lane PCI express IO interconnections  
Method and apparatus for providing failover operation for a connection between a first PCIE bridge and a first input/output (IO) device are provided. A first set of bussed bits is exchanged...
8677177 Apparatus, a recovery method and a program thereof  
An apparatus and method for automatically recovering a hardware when the hardware is not accessible from the processing unit. The hardware is recovered via a path different from a path which the...
8649888 System and method for improved coordination between control and safety systems  
A system and method are provided for monitoring and control of a plurality of field devices separately provided in a safety subsystem and a process control subsystem. The field devices include...
8650433 Shared ethernet adapter (SEA) load sharing and SEA fail-over configuration as set by a user interface  
Provided are techniques for configuring a primary shared Ethernet adapter (SEA) and a backup SEA into a failover (F/O) protocol; providing a user interface (UI) for enabling a user to request a...
8645755 Enhanced error handling for self-virtualizing input/output device in logically-partitioned data processing system  
Error handling is simplified for a self-virtualizing IO resource that utilizes a physical function adjunct partition for a physical function in the self-virtualizing IO resource to coordinate...
8635491 Storage device maintenance in a portable device based on a power event  
The disclosure is related to monitoring a portable electronic device to detect an occurrence of a power event. A command can be sent to a data storage device to initiate a maintenance procedure on...
8615679 Memory modules with reliability and serviceability functions  
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,...
8615678 Auto-adapting multi-tier cache  
A method, computer program product, and storage network system for detecting a failure of a highly-available, volatile, solid state cache memory system included within a storage network. The...
8601145 Inter-processor communication link with manageability port  
Manageability ports for inter-processor communication links, along with associated systems and methods, are generally provided.
8589737 Memory system with redundant data storage and error correction  
A system comprises at least two random access memory (RAM) elements arranged to store data redundantly. The system further comprises RAM routing logic comprising comparison logic operably coupled...
8576424 Printing system and control method  
A printing system including plural devices can appropriately stop normally operating devices in a short time when a problem occurs in any one of the plural devices. The printing system has devices...
8560883 Remote copying management system, method and apparatus  
Storage arrangements including copy information holding correspondence of copy pairs formed from first and second and from first and third logical volumes, as copy groups concerned with a sequence...
8549349 Storage controller and storage control method  
This storage controller includes a port unit and multiple processing units for inputting and outputting data to and from a storage apparatus. The port unit sorts the data I/O requests given from a...
8543554 Method and system for transparent database query caching  
Roughly described, a database accelerator is installed in a network having client systems which makes database queries to a particular IP address and port, and database servers which accept...
8527983 Host bus adaptor driver and operating system installation method  
A host bus adaptor driver for installing an operating system in an I/O device unit from a system device. The connection of a single path and a single disk unit to the destination of installation...
8527806 Information processing device and memory anomaly monitoring method  
The present invention provides an information processing device having a CPU which executes an OS and firmware, and a plurality of memory controllers which are connected to the CPU, control...
8526042 Information processing apparatus and information processing apparatus control method to provide recovery processes  
An information processing apparatus includes an execution determination unit and a control unit. The execution determination unit determines whether a series of processes including multiple...
8527816 Identifying a defective adapter  
A method, system, and computer usable program product for identifying a defective adapter are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A configuration process of the adapter is initiated, the...
8514677 Method of recording temporary defect list on write-once recording medium, method of reproducing the temporary defect list, recording and/or reproducing apparatus, and the write-once recording medium  
A method of recording a temporary defect list on a write-once recording medium, a method of reproducing the temporary defect list, an apparatus for recording and/or reproducing the temporary...
8510479 Input/output device with configuration, fault isolation and redundant fault assist functionality  
A process control system is provided having a plurality of I/O devices in communication using a bus. A primary redundant I/O device and a secondary redundant I/O device are coupled to the bus,...
8510599 Managing processing associated with hardware events  
Detection, notification and/or processing of events, such as errors associated with adapters, are facilitated. Hardware detects an event, places one or more adapters in an error state to prevent...
8510592 PCI error resilience  
Error handling and recovery, implemented in a storage server, detects an error in a peripheral device of the storage server. If the error is recoverable, the system contains the error by isolating...
8510593 Control apparatus  
A control apparatus includes a lower layer control unit configured to perform control of a load, an upper layer control unit configured to control the lower layer control unit, a communication...
8510594 Control system, control computer and method for operating a control system  
A particularly simple and simultaneously fail-safe control system has a control computer for interchanging data with at least one peripheral, and at least one further control computer connected to...
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Remote copying management system, method and apparatus
 
Storage arrangements including copy information holding correspondence of copy pairs formed from first and second and from first and third logical volumes, as copy groups concerned with a sequence...
8473776 Virtual disk drive system and method  
A disk drive system and method capable of dynamically allocating data is provided. The disk drive system may include a RAID subsystem having a pool of storage, for example a page pool of storage...
8468392 Controller and control method for a controller  
A controller and a control method for a controller can simplify application development and can improve the performance of device control processes. When a request is received from an application...
8464093 Memory array error correction  
A memory array comprises N+1 memory elements. N memory elements store data and one or more error check bits respectively derived from the stored data. A separate N+1 memory element stores parity...
8464092 System and method for monitoring an application or service group within a cluster as a resource of another cluster  
Various systems and methods for monitoring an application or service group within one cluster as a resource of another cluster are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method involves detecting an...
8423818 Disk array apparatus and method for controlling the same  
A disk array apparatus capable of reducing a disk drive fault rate where a time-out failure has occurred. The disk array apparatus includes a plurality of disk drives, and a control unit for...
8402320 Input/output device including a mechanism for error handling in multiple processor and multi-function systems  
An I/O device includes a host interface that may be configured to receive and process a plurality of transaction packets sent by a number of processing units, with each processing unit...
8402307 Peripheral component interconnect express root port mirroring  
An information handling system includes a peripheral component interconnect express root complex, a basic input output system, and a root complex mirroring block. The peripheral component...
8397102 Volume and failure management method on a network having a storage device  
A SAN manager acquires configuration information from devices constituting a SAN and produces a corresponding relationship between a host computer and a virtual volume (virtual volume mapping) and...