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Andrew Herron - Related organizations: Microsoft Corporation patents, Mocrosoft Corporation patents

Provisioning in heterogenic volume of multiple tiers

09/18/14 - 20140281227 - The provisioning of a volume that has multiple tiers corresponding to different trait sets. The volume to be provisioned is identified along with multiple tiers that are to be in the volume. For each of the tiers that are to be provisioned within the volume, a corresponding trait set is
Inventors: Andrew Herron, Sarosh Cyrus Havewala, Karan Mehra, Ankur Kasturiya, Shiv Rajpal

Heterogenic volume generation and use system

09/18/14 - 20140280397 - A system in which a file system may operate on a volume in which the logical address extent of the volume is divided into multiple tiers, each tier providing storage having a distinct trait set by mapping the logical addresses of the volume to appropriate underlying storage systems. A volume
Inventors: Shiv Rajpal, Juan-lee Pang, Sarosh Cyrus Havewala, Surendra Verma, Karan Mehra, Bryan Stephen Matthew, Neal Robert Christiansen, Andrew Herron

File system operation on multi-tiered volume

09/18/14 - 20140280392 - A file system that operates on an underlying volume that has multiple tiers, each tier including a particular trait set. Upon creating or otherwise identifying a file system namespace (such as a directory or file) that is in a volume or that is to be included within the volume, a
Inventors: Neal Robert Christiansen, Daniel Chan, Rajsekhar Das, Juan-lee Pang, Malcolm James Smith, Andrew Herron

Volume having tiers of different storage traits

09/18/14 - 20140279966 - A volume system that presents a volume having an extent of logical addresses to a file system. A volume exposure system exposes the volume to the file system in a manner that the volume has multiple tiers, each offering storage of different traits. This is performed using multiple heterogenic underlying
Inventors: Shiv Rajpal, Karan Mehra, Andrew Herron, Shi Cong

Demand determination for data blocks

09/11/14 - 20140258672 - The positioning a block of data within a storage hierarchy. For the given block of data, demand statistics are accumulated for each of multiple time periods by evaluating input/output operations on the block of data during the time period and assigning a resulting demand value to the time period for
Inventors: Andrew Herron, Robert Patrick Fitzgerald, Juan-lee Pang

Packed storage commands

05/29/14 - 20140149693 - A packed command can be received at a storage device. The packed command can include an indicator of a source data location in the storage device and an indicator of a destination data location in the storage device. In response to receiving the packed command, a storage map table in
Inventors: Nathan Steven Obr, Andrew Herron

Use of delete notifications by file systems and applications to release storage space

07/18/13 - 20130185341 - In accordance with one or more aspects, one or more portions of at least one file that have been freed are determined. One or more delete notifications are generated that identify the one or more portions of the at least one file. Each portion is identified as a range of
Inventors: Senthil Rajaram, Andrew Herron, Daniel W.h. Chan, Ravinder S. Thind

Dynamic range wireless communications access point

04/11/13 - 20130090064 - The claimed subject matter provides for systems and/or methods for a dynamic range wireless access point to initiate deliberate and/or selective communications with one or more wireless devices over a short range radio path. One embodiment of an access point system comprises a processor that transfers one or more wireless
Inventors: Jeffrey Andrew Herron, Gerald Reuben Dejan, Ii, Darko Kirovski, Miller Thomas Abel, Craig Scott Brenner, William Thomas Blank

Delete notifications for an entire storage device

12/06/12 - 20120311278 - A delete notification can be received at a storage stack filter in a storage stack. It can be determined whether the delete notification applies to an entire storage device. If the delete notification does not apply to the entire storage device, a first set of actions can be taken with
Inventors: Karan Mehra, Senthil Rajaram, Darren G. Moss, Andrew Herron, Gregory J. Jacklin, Ravinder S. Thind

Packed storage commands and storage command streams

05/12/11 - 20110113213 - A packed command can be received at a storage device. The packed command can include an indicator of a source data location in the storage device and an indicator of a destination data location in the storage device. In response to receiving the packed command, a storage map table in
Inventors: Nathan Steven Obr, Andrew Herron

Formatting data storage according to data classification

05/05/11 - 20110107042 - A set of data can be classified into a data level of multiple possible data levels. Additionally, an indicator of the data level for the set of data can be transmitted to a storage device. In response to receiving the indicator, a storage area in the device can be formatted
Inventors: Andrew Herron

Adaptive flushing of storage data

01/13/11 - 20110010569 - Methods and a processing device are provided for monitoring a level of power in a power supply of a processing device and changing a data flushing policy, with respect to data to be written to a non-volatile storage device, based on a predicted amount of time until power loss. When
Inventors: Nathan Steven Obr, Andrew Herron

Use of delete notifications by file systems and applications to release storage space

11/04/10 - 20100281080 - In accordance with one or more aspects, one or more portions of each of multiple files that have been freed are determined. One or more delete notifications are generated identifying the one or more portions of the multiple files. Each portion is identified as a range of data on a
Inventors: Senthil Rajaram, Andrew Herron, Daniel W.h. Chan, Ravinder S. Thind

Delete notifications for an entire storage volume

05/20/10 - 20100125714 - A delete notification can be received at a storage stack filter in a storage stack. It can be determined whether the delete notification applies to an entire storage volume. If the delete notification does not apply to the entire storage volume, a first set of actions can be taken with
Inventors: Karan Mehra, Senthil Rajaram, Darren G. Moss, Andrew Herron, William Tipton, Ravinder S. Thind

Using delete notifications to free related storage resources

05/20/10 - 20100125705 - A storage stack delete notification can be received at a storage stack filter. The delete notification can indicate deletion of primary data in a primary storage region. Secondary data that is taking up storage resources managed by the storage stack filter can be identified. The secondary data can be associated
Inventors: Karan Mehra, Senthil Rajaram, Darren G. Moss, Andrew Herron, Gregory J. Jacklin, Ravinder S. Thind

Nested file system support

04/01/10 - 20100082714 - A processing device and a machine-implemented method may be provided for tracking file system dependencies with respect to a volume residing on a storage device and guest volumes residing on virtual storage devices nested within the volume. A shim driver may receive an indication of a virtual storage device being
Inventors: Andrew Herron, Senthil Rajaram, Neal R. Christiansen, Malcolm James Smith

Licensing protected content to application sets

12/31/09 - 20090328134 - The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for licensing protected content to application sets. Embodiments of the invention permit a local machine to increase its participation in authorizing access to protected content. For example, an operating system within an appropriate computing environment is permitted to determine
Inventors: Kenneth D. Ray, Pankaj M. Kamat, Charles W. Kaufman, Paul J. Leach, William R. Tipton, Andrew Herron, Krassimir E. Karamifilov, Duncan G. Bryce, Jonathan D. Schwartz, Matthew C. Setzer, John Mcdowell


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