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Electrical computers and digital processing systems: memory July category listing 07/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 07/28/2011 > 46 patent applications in 21 patent subcategories. category listing
20110185104 - Merging subsequent updates to a memory location: A method of merging subsequent updates to a memory location includes receiving, at a first stage in an update pipeline, a first request to update a status word at a first address of a cache memory and receiving the status word from the cache memory. The method continues with determining,... Agent:
20110185109 - High performance data rate system for flash devices: A Flash memory system includes N flash devices, where N is an integer, each flash device having a flash device interface consisting of a control signal line, a R/B signal line, and a I/O signal line, and wherein each flash device has an operating speed of s. A logic block... Agent:
20110185113 - Maintaining data integrity in a data storage device: Method and apparatus for maintaining data integrity in a data storage device. In accordance with some embodiments, a memory space has a plurality of garbage collection units (GCUs) each arranged to store user data identified by logical addresses. Each GCU has a metadata region that stores metadata that correlates the... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC
20110185116 - Memory device with vertically embedded non-flash non-volatile memory for emulation of nand flash memory: A system and a method for emulating a NAND memory system are disclosed. In the method, a command associated with a NAND memory is received. After receipt of the command, a vertically configured non-volatile memory array is accessed based on the command. In the system, a vertically configured non-volatile memory... Agent: Unity Semiconductor Corporation
20110185105 - Memory system: A memory system in which speed of processing for searching through management tables is increased by providing a forward lookup table for searching for, respectively in track and cluster units, from a logical address, a storage device position where data corresponds to the logical address, and a reverse lookup table... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110185106 - Memory system: A memory system includes a management-information restoring unit. The management-information restoring unit determines whether a short break has occurred referring to a pre-log or a post-log in a NAND memory. The management-information restoring unit determines that a short break has occurred when the pre-log or the post-log is present in... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110185107 - Memory system: A memory system includes a volatile first storing unit, a nonvolatile second storing unit, and a controller. The controller performs data transfer, stores management information including a storage position of the data stored in the second storing unit into the first storing unit, and performs data management while updating the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110185108 - Memory system: A memory system includes a volatile first storing unit, a nonvolatile second storing unit in which a plurality of memory cells that can store multi-value data are arranged, the memory cells having a plurality of pages, and a controller that performs data transfer between a host apparatus and the second... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110185115 - Method and device for performing diagnostics on a motor vehicle management system: A device for recording data emitted from a motor vehicle management system, including a volatile memory, a non-volatile memory, and a data recording module configured to receive a signal concerning activation status emitted by the management system and to record the data in a first zone of the volatile memory... Agent: Renault S.a.s.
20110185110 - Method and device for protecting information contained in an integrated circuit: An integrated circuit and a method of protection of an integrated circuit provides for a test controller state machine (TCSM) to be coupled to a control structure and/or an input and/or an output of at least one data storage device of the integrated circuit. The TCSM monitors the state of... Agent: Summit Design Solutions, Inc.
20110185114 - System and method for read-while-write with nand memory device: System, method, and program to perform simultaneous read and write operations in a NAND-type memory device, including: assigning a first partition in a NAND-type memory device, wherein the first partition is configured to perform read operations on high priority read content; assigning a second partition in the NAND-type memory device,... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab
20110185111 - Systems and methods for extended life multi-bit memory cells: Various embodiments of the present invention provide for extended life operation of multi-bit memory cells. As an example, some embodiments of the present invention provide electronic systems that include a plurality of multi-bit memory cells, an encoding circuit and a decoding circuit. Each of the plurality of multi-bit memory cells... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110185112 - Verifying whether metadata identifies a most current version of stored data in a memory space: Method and apparatus for verifying whether metadata identifies a most current version of data stored in a memory space. In accordance with various embodiments, a physical location within a first portion of a solid-state memory space is identified by metadata as storing a current version of user data having a... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC
20110185117 - Systems and methods for managing a cache in a multi-node virtual tape controller: According to one embodiment, a system includes a virtual tape library having a cache, a virtual tape controller (VTC) coupled to the virtual tape library, and an interface for coupling at least one host to the VTC. The cache is shared by all the hosts, and a common view of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110185118 - Storage system: The storage system includes a disk controller for receiving write commands from a computer, and a plurality of disk devices in which data is written in accordance with the control of the disk controller. The size of the first block which constitutes the data unit handled in the execution of... Agent:
20110185120 - Method for placement of virtual volume hot-spots in storage pools using ongoing load measurements and ranking: The present invention is directed to a method for providing data element placement in a storage system via a Dynamic Storage Tiering (DST) mechanism, such that improved system efficiency is promoted. For example, the DST mechanism may implement an algorithm for providing data element placement. The data elements (ex.—virtual volume... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110185121 - Mirroring multiple writeable storage arrays: Systems, methods, and computer program products for mirroring dual writeable storage arrays are provided. Various embodiments provide configurations including two or more mirrored storage arrays that are each capable of being written to by different hosts. When commands to write data to corresponding mirrored data blocks within the respective storage... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110185119 - Parity generator for redundant array of independent discs type memory: In a Redundant Array of Independent Discs (RAID) type memory, dual parities P and Q are generated by a dual XOR engine that performs a plain XOR operation for parity P and a weighted XOR operation for parity Q. The plain and weighted XOR operations may be performed in a... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc
20110185123 - Storage device: A storage device is provided with a file I/O interface control device and a plurality of disk pools. The file I/O interface control device sets one of a plurality of storage hierarchies defining storage classes, respectively, for each of LUs within the disk pools, thereby forming a file system in... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110185122 - Storage system and method of processing data using the same: A storage system includes a plurality of data processing devices connected in series. One of the data processing devices either accesses a first data storage device or transmits an access command output from a host to an next data processing device in the series according to the access command. The... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110185124 - Storage system that executes performance optimization that maintains redundancy: One storage area is selected from two or more storage areas of a high load physical storage device, a physical storage device with a lower load than that of the physical storage device is selected, and it is judged whether the redundancy according to the RAID level corresponding to the... Agent:
20110185125 - Resource sharing to reduce implementation costs in a multicore processor: A processor may include several processor cores, each including a respective higher-level cache; a lower-level cache including several tag units each including several controllers, where each controller corresponds to a respective cache bank configured to store data, and where the controllers are concurrently operable to access their respective cache banks;... Agent:
20110185126 - Multiprocessor system: When a processor has transitioned to an operation stop state, it is possible to reduce the power consumption of a cache memory while maintaining the consistency of cache data. A multiprocessor system includes first and second processors, a shared memory, first and second cache memories, a consistency management circuit for... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110185127 - Processor circuit with shared memory and buffer system: The processor circuit (1) has a Harvard architecture. This processor circuit includes a calculation unit (2), a first memory element (3a) for data storage and a second memory element (4a) for instruction storage. Said first and second memory elements (3a, 4a) are connected by at least one communication bus (5,... Agent: Em Microelectronic-marin Sa
20110185128 - Memory access method and information processing apparatus: To maintain data consistency in an information processing apparatus in which a nodes are coupled, takeout information indicating that data of the node is taken out to a secondary memory of another node is stored in a directory of each node. When a cache miss occurs during a memory access... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110185129 - Secondary java heaps in shared memory: A computing system includes a first virtual machine associated with a memory region readable by the first virtual machine, and a first private memory region. A data object is created by the first virtual machine in the sharable memory region, readable and writeable by the first virtual machine and a... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
20110185130 - Computer system and storage consolidation management method: In order to properly use resources according to the application or search for available resources in an environment in which a block storage apparatus and a file storage apparatus coexist, knowledge and experience of applications and storage apparatuses, as well manpower were required. Thus, a policy pre-defined with a preferred... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110185132 - Method and system for storing memory compressed data onto memory compressed disks: In a computer system supporting memory compression and wherein data is stored on a disk in a different compressed format, and wherein an IOA (input/output adaptor)/IOP (input/output processor) selectively reads from and writes to a main memory through a direct memory access (DMA) operation, a method for transmitting compressed data... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20110185131 - Recording control device: A recording control device includes: an interface unit 20 to that a removable storage medium 30 is affixed; a detection unit 10 that detects whether the storage medium 30 affixed to the interface unit 20 is a write-once storage medium; and a recording control unit 10 that controls to restrict... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110185133 - System and method for identifying locations within data: Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for removing redundant data from a storage system. In one example, a data delineation process delineates data targeted for de-duplication into regions using a plurality of markers. The de-duplication system determines which of these regions should be subject to further... Agent: Sepaton, Inc.
20110185134 - Temporary state service protocol: A temporary state service protocol is utilized by clients to temporarily store and access data within a temporary data store between different requests. Each client associated with a web page can create data in the data store independently from other clients for the same web page. An Application Programming Interface... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110185137 - Concurrent copy of system configuration global metadata: Method, system, and computer program product embodiments for concurrent copy of system configuration global metadata in a data storage system are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a global data rank is quiesced, followed by an unquiesce of the global data rank except for a global metadata area. The global metadata... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110185136 - Moving large dynamic datasets via incremental change synchronization: Incremental change synchronization for moving large data sets may be provided. Source data to be moved may be identified and a snapshot of the data may be created. The data may be moved to a new datastore and a second snapshot may be created. The snapshots may be compared to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110185135 - Storage apparatus and its control method: In a storage apparatus and its control method including multiple first virtual volumes to be provided to a host system and multiple pools each having a memory capacity, and equipped with a function of dynamically allocating a storage area to the first virtual volumes from the pools associated with the... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110185138 - Method and apparatus for controlling access to a computing device: A computing device having controlled access and a method for controlling access there to are provided, the computing device comprising a memory device, a display device, and an input device. Data for rendering a map is retrieved from the memory device. The display device is controlled to render the map... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110185139 - Computer system and its control method: This invention intends to provide the computer system equalizing the storage capacity immediately and appropriately to multiple real logical areas dynamically providing storage capacity to virtual logical areas. This invention is the computer system which, in the process of performing the dynamic allocation of storage areas to virtual volumes in... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110185141 - Data migration in a dispersed storage network: A method begins by processing module determining data to migrate, wherein the data is stored as a plurality of sets of encoded data slices in a first set of dispersed storage (DS) units. The method continues with the processing module retrieving at least a read threshold number of encoded data... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20110185142 - Information processing apparatus and data saving acceleration method of the information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a first storage, a second storage, a data saving module, and a data saving acceleration module. The data saving module is configured to save data stored in the first storage to the second storage after compressing the data stored in the... Agent:
20110185140 - Method and apparatus to support determining storage area unit size: An information system comprises a host computer; a management computer; and a storage system including a storage controller and a plurality of storage volumes, the storage system configured to provide thin provisioned volumes from the plurality of storage volumes to the host computer for input/output. Each thin provisioned volume includes... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110185144 - Low-contention update buffer queuing for small systems: A method for queuing update buffers to enhance garbage collection. The method includes running an application thread and providing, for the application thread, a data structure including current and finished update buffer slots. The method includes providing an update buffer for the application thread and storing a pointer to the... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
20110185143 - Reset dampener: A memory reset system including a first memory socket and a second memory socket. A reset signal generator can generate a reset signal to the first memory socket. A dampener circuit can receive the reset signal from the reset signal generator and transmit a dampened reset signal to the second... Agent:
20110185145 - Semiconductor storage device and control method thereof: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device comprises nonvolatile memories, memory controllers connected to the nonvolatile memories, and an arbitration module. The arbitration module is configured to control a timing of permitting one of operations of program, erase, and read of the memory controllers.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110185146 - Multiple access type memory and method of operation: A method for accessing a memory includes receiving a first address wherein the first address corresponds to a demand fetch, receiving a second address wherein the second address corresponds to a speculative prefetch, providing first data from the memory in response to the demand fetch in which the first data... Agent:
20110185148 - Data management method in storage pool and virtual volume in dkc: A storage system connected to a computer and a management computer, includes storage devices accessed by the computer, and a control unit for controlling the storage devices. A first-type logical device corresponding to a storage area set in at least one of the storage devices and a second-type logical device... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110185147 - Extent allocation in thinly provisioned storage environment: Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiment for allocating a plurality of extents in a thinly provisioned computing storage environment are provided. In one such embodiment, subsequent to a write request and previous to entering a cache of the computing storage environment, a determination is made, for a logical extent,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110185149 - Data deduplication for streaming sequential data storage applications: Data deduplication compression in a streaming storage application, is provided. The disclosed deduplication process provides a deduplication archive that enables storage of the archive to, and extraction from, a streaming storage medium. One implementation involves compressing fully sequential data stored in a data repository to a sequential streaming storage, by:... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation07/21/2011 > 38 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories. category listing
20110179213 - Memory module and memory module system: A memory module and a memory module system are provided. The memory module system includes a plurality of memory modules each module comprising a plurality of memory blocks and a plurality of corresponding routers each storing a channel identification (ID) and a module ID corresponding to one or more memory... Agent:
20110179214 - Virtual target addressing during direct data access via vf of io storage adapter: A method of virtual machine (VM) access to physical storage through a direct path to a virtual function (VF) of a storage adapter, the method for use in a system that includes a host computing machine configured to implement a virtualization intermediary and the virtual machine (VM) and that includes... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20110179216 - Data storage device and data access method: The invention provides a data access method for a flash memory. First, a write command, a write address, and target data are received from a host. A target block corresponding to the write address is then determined. Whether a storage space with the write address in the target block stores... Agent: Silicon Motion, Inc.
20110179217 - Flash storage device and data access method of flash memory: The invention provides a data access method of a flash memory. First, a write command, a write address, and target data are received from a host. A target block corresponding to the write address is then determined from the flash memory. Whether a storage space corresponding to the write address... Agent: Silicon Motion, Inc.
20110179219 - Hybrid storage device: A hybrid storage device comprises both solid-state disk (SDD) and at least one hard disk drive (HDD). The hybrid storage device has at least two operational modes: concatenation and safe. According to one aspect, the total capacity of hybrid storage device is the sum of SSD and at least one... Agent: Super Talent Electronics, Inc.
20110179218 - Method for reading a multilevel cell in a non-volatile memory device: A non-volatile memory device has a memory array comprising a plurality of memory cells. The array can operate in either a multilevel cell or single level cell mode and each cell has a lower page and an upper page of data. The memory device has a data latch for storing... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20110179215 - Programmable read preamble: The subject systems and/or methods relate to a high speed memory device that enables a preamble pattern to be updated after manufacture. A high speed memory device can include a FLASH module and a RAM module. The FLASH module can include an initial preamble pattern, wherein the initial preamble pattern... Agent: Spansion LLC
20110179220 - Memory controller: A memory controller 2 for controlling DDR SDRAM includes a physical layer block 10 connected to output pads 18 for driving the output pads with electrical signals, and a memory control block 12 for generating and receiving data signals, address signals and control signals and passing them to the physical... Agent:
20110179221 - Memory register encoding systems and methods: Apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed that operate to encode register bits to generate encoded bits such that, for pairs of addresses, an encoded bit to be coupled to a first address in a memory device may be exchanged with an encoded bit to be coupled to a second address... Agent:
20110179222 - Apparatus, method and program product for determining the data recall order: To provide a technique for optimizing the processing order of recall requests in which the average latency time of a host apparatus is minimized. A storage manager accepts a request of the host apparatus for the recalling data from a tape library, and stores the request in a queue table.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110179223 - Tape image on non-tape storage device: A method and system for facilitating the performance of data backups facilitates the storage of information being backed up on a non-tape storage device in a format that facilitates the subsequent transfer of the information to a tape storage device without substantial further processing by a computer.... Agent:
20110179225 - Apparatus, system, and method for a shared, front-end, distributed raid: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for a shared, front-end, distributed redundant array of independent drives (“RAID”). A multiple storage request receiver module receives at least two storage requests from at least two clients to store file or object data in one or more storage devices of a storage... Agent: Fusion-io, Inc.
20110179224 - Data storage mirroring: There is provided a method and apparatus for implementing a virtual mirror of a primary storage device (106) on a secondary storage device (108). The method comprises providing a map (124a) for translating primary data storage locations on said primary storage device (106) to secondary data storage locations on said... Agent: Xyratex Technology Limited
20110179226 - Data processor: The present invention provides a data processor capable of reducing power consumption at the time of execution of a spin wait loop for a spinlock. A CPU executes a weighted load instruction at the time of performing a spinlock process and outputs a spin wait request to a corresponding cache... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110179227 - Cache memory and method for cache entry replacement based on modified access order: A cache memory and method for controlling the cache memory. The cache memory selects, from an access address, a unique set from among a plurality of sets, each access set including a plurality of cache entries. Each cache entry holds unit data for caching. The cache memory holds, for each... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110179228 - Method of storing logical data objects and system thereof: Various embodiments for storing a logical object are provided. In one such embodiment, by way of example only, incoming data is divided corresponding to a logical data object into a plurality of independent streams, associating each data chunk of a plurality of obtained data chunks with a corresponding stream among... Agent:
20110179229 - Store-operate-coherence-on-value: A system, method and computer program product for performing various store-operate instructions in a parallel computing environment that includes a plurality of processors and at least one cache memory device. A queue in the system receives, from a processor, a store-operate instruction that specifies under which condition a cache coherence... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110179230 - Method of read-set and write-set management by distinguishing between shared and non-shared memory regions: A method of read-set and write-set management distinguishes between shared and non-shared memory regions. A shared memory region, used by a transactional memory application, which may be shared by one or more concurrent transactions is identified. A non-shared memory region, used by the transactional memory application, which is not shared... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
20110179231 - System and method for controlling access to shared storage device: A system and method for controlling access to a shared storage device in a computing cluster having at least two nodes configured as cluster members provide fencing and quorum features without using the device controller hardware/firmware so fencing can be provided with storage devices that do not support disk reservation... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
20110179235 - Driving device and method of accessing data by using the same: A driving device and a method of accessing data are provided. The driving device includes a bridge and a driver. The bridge includes a first controller. The driver includes a storage unit and a second controller. The first controller is for outputting a command according to an operating event. The... Agent: Prolific Technology Inc.
20110179233 - Electronic data store: A method of, and apparatus for, predicting the performance of a data storage resource forming part of a networked electronic data store. The method includes representing the data storage resource as a plurality of separate virtual storage components, each virtual storage component representing a part of the data storage resource... Agent: Xyratex Technology Limited
20110179236 - Memory block reclaiming judging apparatus and memory block managing system: A memory block reclaiming judging apparatus and a memory block managing system are disclosed in the present invention. The memory block reclaiming judging apparatus comprises a peripheral information accessing unit, a data packet information recording unit, a data calculating unit, and a comparing and judging unit, wherein the data calculating... Agent:
20110179232 - Method and system for allocating data objects for efficient reads in a mass storage subsystem: A system and method for allocating data objects across multiple physical storage devices in a mass storage subsystem first determines a set of physical properties associated with the physical storage devices. The system assigns portions of the mass storage subsystem to a first division or a second division based on... Agent: Netapp, Inc.
20110179234 - Storage device and a method for expanding the same: In a storage device expandable through serially coupling two or more additional enclosures, each including a first additional controller and a second additional controller, to a controller enclosure, including a first controller and a second controller, a first route is formed by serially coupling the first controller of the controller... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110179237 - Semiconductor device having resistance based memory array, method of reading, and systems associated therewith: One embodiment includes a non-volatile memory cell array, and a read unit configured to disable read operation for the non-volatile memory cell array for a time period following writing of data in the non-volatile memory cell array.... Agent:
20110179238 - Storage controller and storage control method for accessing storage devices in sub-block units: Provided are a storage controller and storage control method capable of improving the transaction performance. This storage controller includes a disk controller for receiving a read command and a write command from a host computer, and an external disk controller and an internal disk device for sending and receiving data... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110179239 - Semiconductor memory device and information data processing apparatus including the same: A semiconductor memory device includes a plural number of data input/output pins, a plural number of banks, in each of which a plural number of the information data is stored, a selector and a control circuit. In a first access mode, the control circuit simultaneously accesses the multiple banks in... Agent: Elpida Memory, Inc.
20110179240 - Access scheduler: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for scheduling memory accesses for one or more memory devices. This system includes a set of queues configured to store memory access requests, wherein each queue is associated with at least one memory bank or memory device in the one or more... Agent: Xelerated Ab
20110179243 - Asymmetric data mirroring: An asymmetric data mirroring method with a local storage device and a remote storage device being separated by large distances is disclosed. A server determines a predetermined time period associated with a round trip latency between the server and a remote storage device. The server submits a request to a... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.
20110179242 - Multi-stage multiplexing operation including combined selection and data alignment or data replication: A multi-stage multiplexing operation that includes combined selection and data alignment or data replication is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a method includes performing a first stage of a multi-stage multiplexing operation. During the first stage, a first data source is selected from a first plurality of data sources. At... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110179241 - Storage system and its initial copy method: Upon starting the initial copy process, a pair creation command is issued from a primary disk subsystem to a secondary disk subsystem. The secondary disk subsystem sets a target area of a second disk drive to an unwritten status, and thereafter writes update data that was updated in a primary... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110179244 - Storage apparatus and data writing method: A storage apparatus is disclosed which includes: a memory configured to have a plurality of pages to which data can be written in units of a page, the memory being further configured to have a plurality of pages of write data stored into each page in multi-valued form; and a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110179245 - Independent link and bank selection: Provided is a memory system that has a plurality of memory banks and a plurality of link controllers. For each memory bank, there is first switching logic for receiving output for each link controller, and for passing on the output of only one of the link controllers to the memory... Agent: Mosaid Technologies Incorporated
20110179246 - Apparatus and method for processing data in a massively parallel processor array system: An apparatus and method for processing data in a Massively Parallel Process Array (MPPA) system are provided, in which a scheduling processor determines an array processor and an initial memory, and requests halt release to the array processor, which requests allocation of an additional memory or return of used memory... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110179248 - Adaptive bandwidth allocation for memory: A device and methods are provided for adaptive bandwidth allocation for memory of a device are disclosed and claimed. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, by a memory interface of the device, a memory access request from a first client of the memory interface, and detecting available bandwidth associated... Agent: Zoran Corporation
20110179247 - Storage system and utilization management method for storage system: A storage system 1000 providing a storage area to an external device 1500 comprises a plurality of storage apparatuses 1100, 1200 and 1300 of different performance capabilities, and a storage controller 2600. The storage controller 2600 holds storage cost coefficients 3202 of the respective storage apparatuses 1100, 1200 and 1300,... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110179249 - Data storage device and method for handling data read out from memory: The invention provides a method for handling data read out from a memory. In one embodiment, a controller corresponding to the memory comprises a ping-pong buffer. First, a first sector read time period required by the memory to read and output a data sector to the ping-pong buffer is calculated.... Agent: Silicon Motion, Inc.
20110179250 - I/o conversion method and apparatus for storage system: A storage system comprises a storage apparatus which includes a processor, storage disks, and a memory storing a page mapping table, a page mapping program, and a page-filename mapping program. A file system manages a file tree of files with filenames. The page mapping table specifies a relationship between data... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.07/14/2011 > 44 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. category listing
20110173369 - Memory management using packet segmenting and forwarding: Systems, devices and methods according to these exemplary embodiments provide for memory management techniques and systems for storing data. Data is segmented for storage in memory. According to one exemplary embodiment, each fragment is routed via a different memory bank and forwarded until they reach a destination memory bank wherein... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
20110173370 - Relocating page tables and data amongst memory modules in a virtualized environment: Relocating data in a virtualized environment maintained by a hypervisor administering access to memory with a Cache Page Table (‘CPT’) and a Physical Page Table (‘PPT’), the CPT and PPT including virtual to physical mappings. Relocating data includes converting the virtual to physical mappings of the CPT to virtual to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173371 - Writing to asymmetric memory: A memory controller writes to a virtual address associated with data residing within an asymmetric memory component of main memory that is within a computer system and that has a symmetric memory component, while preserving proximate other data residing within the asymmetric memory component. The symmetric memory component within the... Agent: Virident Systems Inc.
20110173372 - Method and apparatus for increasing file copy performance on solid state mass storage devices: A mass storage device and method that utilize storage memory and a shadow memory capable of increasing the speed associated with copying data from one location to another location within the storage memory without the need to access a host computer for the copy transaction. A controller of the mass... Agent: Ocz Technology Group, Inc.
20110173376 - Cache apparatus for increasing data accessing speed of storage device: A cache apparatus for increasing data accessing speed of a storage device includes: a non-volatile memory, for storing data; a memory controller, coupled to the non-volatile memory, for controlling data accessing operations of the non-volatile memory; a first transmission interface, coupled to the memory controller, for electrically connecting the memory... Agent:
20110173378 - Computer system with backup function and method therefor: A solid-state mass storage device and method of anticipating a failure of the mass storage device resulting from a memory device of the mass storage device reaching a write endurance limit. A procedure is then initiated to back up data to a second mass storage device prior to failure. The... Agent: Ocz Technology Group, Inc.
20110173380 - Memory system and method of controlling memory system: A first log indicating that a system is running is recorded in a second storage unit before a first difference log is recorded in the second storage unit after system startup, and a second log indicating that the system halts is recorded in the second storage unit following the difference... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110173375 - Method for enhancing file system performance, and associated memory device and controller thereof: A method for enhancing file system performance includes: in a situation where operations of visiting a file system of a memory device according to a plurality of file names are performed, regarding each of the file names, extracting a characteristic value and full file name location information from file information... Agent:
20110173383 - Methods of operating a memory system: Methods of operating a memory system are useful in facilitating access to data. Where repetitive data patterns are detected among portions of received data, and an indication is provided, a portion of the data may be stored and/or subsequently retrieved without having to store and/or retrieve, respectively, all portions of... Agent:
20110173382 - Nand interface: A NAND interface having a reduced pin count configuration, in which all command and address functions and operations of the NAND are provided serially on a single serial command and address pin.... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20110173373 - Non-volatile memory device and method therefor: A method of storing information at a non-volatile memory includes storing a first status bit at a sector header of the memory prior to erasing a sector at the memory. A second status bit is stored after erasing of the sector. Because the erasure of the sector is interleaved with... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
20110173377 - Secure portable data storage device: A portable memory device for use with a host device includes an array of non-volatile memory and a memory controller for performing memory access operations. A processor issues an authorization challenge to a host device prior to enabling external access to the memory. Upon receipt of a valid authorization from... Agent:
20110173379 - Semiconductor device with double program prohibition control: The present invention provides a semiconductor device and a method for controlling the semiconductor device, the semiconductor device including memory regions; program prohibition information units storing program prohibition information to be used for determining whether to prohibit or allow programming in the memory regions corresponding to the program prohibition information... Agent:
20110173374 - Solid-state memory management: An exemplary method includes performing flash memory operations; receiving a signal from a voltage monitor as being associated with the performed flash memory operations; and, based at least in part on the received signal, setting a limit for performing subsequent flash memory operations. In such a method, the limit can... Agent:
20110173381 - System and apparatus for flash memory data management: The system and apparatus for managing flash memory data includes a host transmitting data, wherein when the data transmitted from the host have a first time transmission trait and the address for the data indicates a temporary address, temporary data are retrieved from the temporary address to an external buffer.... Agent: Siliconmotion Inc.
20110173384 - Internet-safe computer: The present invention eliminates the possibility of problems with viruses, worms, identity theft, and other hazards that may result from the connection of a computer to the Internet. It does so by creating a new configuration of components within the computer. In addition to commonly used components, two new components... Agent:
20110173385 - Methods and apparatus for demand-based memory mirroring: A method includes determining an amount of memory space in a memory device available for memory mirroring. The method further includes presenting the available memory space to an operating system. The method further includes selecting at least a portion of the amount of memory space to be used for memory... Agent:
20110173386 - Ternary content addressable memory embedded in a central processing unit: An arithmetic logic unit (140) improves the processing of information. The arithmetic logic unit (140) includes a register unit (250), a ternary content addressable memory (260), and an operations unit (270).... Agent: Stragent, LLC
20110173388 - Fiber channel connection storage controller: A storage system adapted to be coupled to a plurality of host devices via a fibre channel. The storage system including a plurality of storage devices, at least a portion of the plurality of storage devices corresponding to a logical unit of a plurality of logical units, the logical unit... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110173387 - Storage system having function of performing formatting or shredding: It is desired to reduce the danger of leakage of data stored in a logical storage device. A storage system has a detection unit and a security processing unit. The detection unit detects a system change, during which it is not possible to perform I/O for a first logical storage... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110173389 - Methods and devices for treating and/or processing data: At the inputs and/or outputs, memories are assigned to a reconfigurable module to achieve decoupling of internal data processing and in particular decoupling of the reconfiguration cycles from the external data streams (to/from peripherals, memories, etc.).... Agent:
20110173390 - Storage management method and storage management system: There is provided a storage management system capable of utilizing division management with enhanced flexibility and of enhancing security of the entire system, by providing functions by program products in each division unit of a storage subsystem. The storage management system has a program-product management table stored in a shared... Agent:
20110173393 - Cache memory, memory system, and control method therefor: A cache memory according to the present invention includes: a first port for input of a command from the processor; a second port for input of a command from a master other than the processor; a hit determining unit which, when a command is input to said first port or... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110173392 - Evict on write, a management strategy for a prefetch unit and/or first level cache in a multiprocessor system with speculative execution: In a multiprocessor system with at least two levels of cache, a speculative thread may run on a core processor in parallel with other threads. When the thread seeks to do a write to main memory, this access is to be written through the first level cache to the second... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173391 - System and method to access a portion of a level two memory and a level one memory: A system and method to access data from a portion of a level two memory or from a level one memory is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the system includes a level one cache and a level two memory. A first portion of the level two memory is coupled to... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110173394 - Ordering of guarded and unguarded stores for no-sync i/o: A parallel computing system processes at least one store instruction. A first processor core issues a store instruction. A first queue, associated with the first processor core, stores the store instruction. A second queue, associated with a first local cache memory device of the first processor core, stores the store... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173395 - Temperature-aware buffered caching for solid state storage: A system and method for managing a cache includes monitoring a temperature of regions on a secondary storage based on a cumulative cost to access pages from each region of the secondary storage. Similar temperature pages are grouped in logical blocks. Data is written to a cache in a logical... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173396 - Performing high granularity prefetch from remote memory into a cache on a device without change in address: Provided is a method, which may be performed on a computer, for prefetching data over an interface. The method may include receiving a first data prefetch request for first data of a first data size stored at a first physical address corresponding to a first virtual address. The first data... Agent:
20110173397 - Programmable stream prefetch with resource optimization: A stream prefetch engine performs data retrieval in a parallel computing system. The engine receives a load request from at least one processor. The engine evaluates whether a first memory address requested in the load request is present and valid in a table. The engine checks whether there exists valid... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173398 - Two different prefetching complementary engines operating simultaneously: A prefetch system improves a performance of a parallel computing system. The parallel computing system includes a plurality of computing nodes. A computing node includes at least one processor and at least one memory device. The prefetch system includes at least one stream prefetch engine and at least one list... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173400 - Buffer memory device, memory system, and data transfer method: This invention may be applied for performing a burst write of write data, and increases efficiency of data transfer to memory. A buffer memory device transfers data between processors and a main memory in response to a memory access request issued by each of the processors. The buffer memory device... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110173399 - Distributed parallel messaging for multiprocessor systems: A method and apparatus for distributed parallel messaging in a parallel computing system. The apparatus includes, at each node of a multiprocessor network, multiple injection messaging engine units and reception messaging engine units, each implementing a DMA engine and each supporting both multiple packet injection into and multiple reception from... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173406 - Data processing system having a plurality of storage systems: It is an object of the present invention to conduct data transfer or data copying between a plurality of storage systems, without affecting the host computer of the storage systems. Two or more auxiliary storage systems 100B, 100C are connected to a primary storage system 100A connected to a host... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110173402 - Hardware support for collecting performance counters directly to memory: Hardware support for collecting performance counters directly to memory, in one aspect, may include a plurality of performance counters operable to collect one or more counts of one or more selected activities. A first storage element may be operable to store an address of a memory location. A second storage... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173401 - Presentation of a read-only clone lun to a host device as a snapshot of a parent lun: A method, apparatus, and system of presentation of a read-only clone Logical Unit Number (LUN) to a host device as a snapshot of a parent LUN are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a read-write clone LUN of a parent LUN and coalescing an identical data instance of... Agent:
20110173405 - System and method for reducing latency time with cloud services: A system and method for reducing service latency includes dividing an information technology service for a customer into an infrastructure management service and a data management service. Data associated with the information technology service is stored in a backup memory. A set of infrastructure images related to the information technology... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173403 - Using dma for copying performance counter data to memory: A device for copying performance counter data includes hardware path that connects a direct memory access (DMA) unit to a plurality of hardware performance counters and a memory device. Software prepares an injection packet for the DMA unit to perform copying, while the software can perform other tasks. In one... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173404 - Using the change-recording feature for point-in-time-copy technology to perform more effective backups: A method for using a change-recording feature to perform more effective backups includes generating an initial point-in-time copy of source data residing in a storage device. The method may then perform an initial backup of the initial point-in-time copy. As changes are made to the source data, the method may... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173407 - Data storage system: A data storage system comprising a server computer and a data storage medium. The server computer includes an interface, such as an iSCSI interface, for communicating with a host computer. In response to receiving data from the host computer, the server computer determines whether or not the host computer has... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20110173409 - Secure processing unit systems and methods: A hardware Secure Processing Unit (SPU) is described that can perform both security functions and other information appliance functions using the same set of hardware resources. Because the additional hardware required to support security functions is a relatively small fraction of the overall device hardware, this type of SPU can... Agent: Intertrust Technologies, Corp.
20110173408 - Securing non-volatile data in an embedded memory device: The various embodiments of the invention relate generally to semiconductors and memory technology. More specifically, the various embodiment and examples of the invention relate to memory devices, systems, and methods that protect data stored in one or more memory devices from unauthorized access. The memory device may include third dimension... Agent: Unity Semiconductor Corporation
20110173410 - Execution of dataflow jobs: A method, system and computer program product for storing data in memory. An example system includes at least one multistage application configured to generate intermediate data in a generating stage of the application and consume the intermediate data in a subsequent consuming stage of the application. A runtime profiler is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173411 - Tlb exclusion range: A system and method for accessing memory are provided. The system comprises a lookup buffer for storing one or more page table entries, wherein each of the one or more page table entries comprises at least a virtual page number and a physical page number; a logic circuit for receiving... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110173412 - Data processing device and memory protection method of same: A memory protection method includes setting a memory area in at least one address setting register; setting a trap type in a trap type setting register corresponding to the address setting register; generating a trap of the trap type set in the trap type setting register in accordance with an... Agent: Fujitsu Limited07/07/2011 > 48 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories. category listing
20110167193 - Sharing physical memory locations in memory devices: A memory structure includes a plurality of address banks where each address bank is operative to store a memory address. In certain embodiments, at least two of the address banks share physical memory locations for at least one redundant most significant bit. Additionally, at least two of the address banks... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20110167192 - System and method for storing data in a virtualized high speed memory system: A system and method for providing high-speed memory operations is disclosed. The technique uses virtualization of memory space to map a virtual address space to a larger physical address space wherein no memory bank conflicts will occur. The larger physical address space is used to prevent memory bank conflicts from... Agent:
20110167194 - Method and system for frequent checkpointing: A virtualization platform provides fault tolerance for a primary virtual machine by continuously transmitting checkpoint information of the primary virtual machine to a collector process, such as a backup virtual machine. When implemented on a hardware platform comprising a multi-processor that supports nested page tables, the virtualization platform leverages the... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20110167195 - Method and system for frequent checkpointing: A virtualization platform provides fault tolerance for a primary virtual machine by continuously transmitting checkpoint information of the primary virtual machine to a collector process, such as a backup virtual machine. When implemented on a hardware platform comprising a multi-processor that supports nested page tables, the virtualization platform leverages the... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20110167196 - Method and system for frequent checkpointing: A virtualization platform provides fault tolerance for a primary virtual machine by continuously transmitting checkpoint information of the primary virtual machine to a collector process, such as a backup virtual machine. When implemented on a hardware platform comprising a multi-processor that supports nested page tables, the virtualization platform leverages the... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20110167202 - Access control apparatus: An access control apparatus includes a plurality of accesses. A plurality of accessors are respectively allocated to a plurality of operation modes in order to access a recording medium having a plurality of partitions and identification information which identifies a location of the plurality of partitions. An acceptor accepts a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110167206 - Configuration of a multilevel flash memory device: A multi-level flash memory device allows for a faster and more effective configuration of the operating parameters of the memory device for performing the different functioning algorithms of the memory. The identification of an optimal configuration of the operating parameters of the memory device during testing is simplified by allowing... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20110167201 - Expandable capacity solid state drive: An expandable solid state drive is provided, comprising a main printed circuitboard, wherein the main printed circuitboard comprises a controller, an interface to a host, and connectors suitable to removably receive connectors mounted on a daughter card, the daughter card comprising at least one non-volatile flash memory chip, wherein when... Agent:
20110167200 - Flash-aware storage optimized for mobile and embedded dbms on nand flash memory: Reliable storage for database management systems (DBMS) running on memory devices such as NAND type flash memory utilizes minimum I/O overhead and provides maximum data durability. A virtual page map is utilized between the flash memory and a page access component to record changes to the DBMS pages and prevent... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20110167204 - Memory block identified by group of logical block addresses, storage device with movable sectors, and methods: In an embodiment, a non-volatile memory has erasable blocks of memory cells. The one or more of the erasable blocks include a particular block to be identified by a particular group of logical block addresses corresponding to a predetermined group of sectors.... Agent: Lexar Media, Inc.
20110167209 - Memory controller, nonvolatile storage device, accessing device, and nonvolatile storage system: A memory controller, a nonvolatile storage device, an access device, and a nonvolatile storage system enable the storage architecture to be changed flexibly for intended use that can be changed variously. A nonvolatile storage system (100) sets a temporary area (23) and a normal access area of a nonvolatile memory... Agent:
20110167207 - Memory system and method having volatile and non-volatile memory devices at same hierarchical level: A processor-based system includes a processor coupled to core logic through a processor bus. This includes a dynamic random access memory (“DRAM”) memory buffer controller. The DRAM memory buffer controller is coupled through a memory bus to a plurality of a dynamic random access memory (“DRAM”) modules and a flash... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20110167203 - Method and apparatus for cache control in a data storage device: According to one embodiment, a data storage device is provided, which has a cache controller that performs cache control, by using a buffer memory divided into segments, which are managed. The cache controller performs sequential hit judge on each segment, in accordance with the requested access range designated by a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110167198 - Non-volatile storage alteration tracking: A method for tracking alteration of a non-volatile storage includes receiving a request to modify a tracked region of the non-volatile storage. In response to the request, it is determined whether or not a modification of data stored in a non-erasable one-time programmable (NEOTP) alteration log region has occurred. In... Agent:
20110167208 - Nonvolatile memory device, access device, nonvolatile memory system, and memory controller: The nonvolatile memory device prevents data writing from temporarily slowing down significantly in the middle of writing data to a block when an access device writes all the data in the block in units of a smaller size than the block. The nonvolatile memory device (100) comprises a memory controller... Agent:
20110167197 - Nonvolatile storage with disparate memory types: Disparate nonvolatile memory types are included in a system. Writes are performed in a first type of nonvolatile memory when the size of the write is below a threshold, and are performed in a second type of nonvolatile memory when the size of the write is above the threshold. The... Agent:
20110167205 - Seamless application access to hybrid main memory: A command from an application is received to access a data structure associated with one or more virtual addresses mapped to main memory. A first subset of the virtual addresses for the data structure having constituent addresses that are mapped to the symmetric memory components and a second subset of... Agent: Virident Systems Inc.
20110167199 - Techniques for prolonging a lifetime of memory by controlling operations that affect the lifetime of the memory: Techniques are provided for prolonging a lifetime of memory by controlling operations that affect the lifetime of the memory. At least one aspect associated with the memory lifetime is identified and at least one of the operations is delayed, based on the at least one aspect. The operations include a... Agent: Sandforce Inc.
20110167211 - Dram controller for video signal processing operable to enable/disable burst transfer: An interface unit 20 assigns different SDRAMs 1 and 2 to adjacent drawing blocks in a frame-buffer area. In processing that extends across the adjacent drawing blocks, active commands, for example, are issued alternately to the SDRAMs 1 and 2 to reduce waiting cycles resulting from the issue interval restriction.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110167210 - Semiconductor device and system comprising memories accessible through dram interface and shared memory region: A semiconductor device comprises a nonvolatile memory device, a memory device that processes data according to a DRAM protocol, and an ASIC that converts data output from the memory device into a format compatible with a nonvolatile memory device or a hard disk and outputs the converted data to the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110167212 - File system for a capture system: A file system can be provided in a capture system to efficiently read and write captured objects. In one embodiment, such a file system includes a plurality of queues to queue captured objects to be written to a disk, each queue being associated with one of a plurality of object... Agent: Mcafee, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
20110167213 - Method and system for assigning or creating a resource: Provided are a method, system, and program for creating at least one volume in a disk storage system. A request is received to create at least one volume on the disk storage system indicating a volume size and number of volumes to create. Selection is made of a storage pool... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110167214 - Method and apparatus to manage non-volatile disk cache: The present invention provides a method and an apparatus to manage non-volatile (NV) memory as cache on a hard drive disk for data storage.... Agent:
20110167217 - Extent migration for tiered storage architecture: A method for data migration between each of a plurality of storage pools in a computing storage environment is provided. Each of the plurality of storage pools is categorized by a metric shared between data segments assigned to any one of the plurality of storage pools. The data segments are... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110167216 - Redundant array of independent disks system: A Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) system is disclosed in this invention. The RAID system includes a plurality of data storage units and a parity storage medium. The parity storage medium can be singular storage hardware or a logical storage module including multiple storage units. The parity storage medium... Agent: Promise Technology, Inc.
20110167215 - Storage system comprising raid group: A pool that is a storage area group composed of a plurality of real pages based on a plurality of RAID groups is managed. The storage system carries out the rebuild processing that includes the steps of copying each of data that has been stored into all allocated real pages... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110167220 - Storage system for holding a remaining available lifetime of a logical storage region: The storage system includes a plurality of first disk devices, a plurality of second disk devices, in which a lifetime of the plurality of second disk devices is different from a lifetime of the plurality of first disk devices, and a controller coupled to the plurality of first disk devices... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110167218 - Storage system for sending an access request from a host to a storage subsystem: This invention provides a user or an operator with a management apparatus or method for displaying logical connection information between an interface connected to a computer and a switch and a storage system or a logical unit in the storage system in a virtual storage system, wherein the switch receives... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110167219 - System and method for raid management, reallocation, and restripping: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for RAID Restriping. One method includes selecting an initial RAID device for migration based on at least one score, creating an alternate RAID device, moving data from the initial RAID device to the alternate RAID device, and removing the initial RAID device.... Agent:
20110167221 - System and method for efficiently creating off-site data volume back-ups: Data back-ups are a critical task of any information technology department. Data back-ups are typically performed using some type of back-up tape systems. Internet based data storage systems now offer data storage services at low prices. To take advantage of such services, a system and method for efficiently back-up data... Agent:
20110167222 - Unbounded transactional memory system and method: An unbounded transactional memory system which can process overflow data. The unbounded transactional memory system may include a host processor, a memory, and a memory processor. The host processor may include an execution unit to perform a transaction, and a cache to temporarily store data. The memory processor may store... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation
20110167223 - Buffer memory device, memory system, and data reading method: Memory access is accelerated by performing a burst read without any problems caused due to rewriting of data. A buffer memory device reads, in response to a read request from a processor, data from a main memory including cacheable and uncacheable areas. The buffer memory device includes an attribute obtaining... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110167224 - Cache memory, memory system, data copying method, and data rewriting method: A cache memory according to an aspect of the present invention including entries each of which includes a tag address, line data, and a dirty flag, the cache memory includes: a command execution unit which rewrites, when a first command is instructed by a processor, a tag address included in... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110167225 - Multiple-memory application-specific digital signal processor: An integrated circuit device is provided comprising a circuit board and one or more digital signal processors implemented thereon. The digital signal processor comprises a data unit comprising a function core configured to perform a specific mathematical expression in order to perform at least a portion of a specific application... Agent: Howard University
20110167226 - Shared memory architecture: Disclosed herein is an apparatus which may comprise a plurality of nodes. In one example embodiment, each of the plurality of nodes may include one or more central processing units (CPUs), a random access memory device, and a parallel link input/output port. The random access memory device may include a... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110167229 - Balanced data-intensive computing: A computing device including a processor operable to process data at a processing speed and a storage device in communication with the processor operable to retrieve stored data at a data transfer rate, where the data transfer rate matches the processing speed.... Agent: The Johns Hopkins University
20110167228 - Memory device and memory device control method: A memory device (10) according to this invention includes: N internal memory read buses (185) and N internal memory write buses (186) each including a plurality of internal slots (210); N memory modules (180); an output data bus (187) and an input data bus (188) each including a plurality of... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110167230 - Selecting storage locations for storing data based on storage location attributes and data usage statistics: A method for selecting physical storage locations for storing data is provided. The method involves selecting physical storage locations for storing data storage by matching the attributes of the physical storage locations with the usage statistics of the data.... Agent: Diskeeper Corporation
20110167227 - Systems and methods for updating detector parameters in a data processing circuit: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for updating detector parameters in a data processing circuit. For example, a data processing circuit is disclosed that includes a first detector circuit, a second detector circuit, and a calibration circuit. The first detector circuit is operable to receive a... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20110167231 - Value recycling facility for multithreaded computations: Solutions to a value recycling problem facilitate implementations of computer programs that may execute as multithreaded computations in multiprocessor computers, as well as implementations of related shared data structures. Some exploitations allow non-blocking, shared data structures to be implemented using standard dynamic allocation mechanisms (such as malloc and free). Some... Agent:
20110167234 - Backup system and its control method: A system for performing initial copying of data of a copy source volume from a portable storage medium storing the data of the copy source volume to a copy destination volume is characterized in that the portable storage medium stores management information about the copy source volume, wherein a system... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110167233 - Computing system and backup method: This invention proposes a computing system and a backup method capable of improving the backup efficiency. In accordance with copy requests from the host, the data written to the first logical volume in the first storage system is copied to the second logical volume in the relevant first storage system,... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110167235 - Remote copy system and remote copy control method: To provide a remote copy system and the control method for the same capable of performing the setting of volume pairs in the consistency group and changing the setting by the simple operation without depending on the pair definition processing. A copy pair configured of a primary volume and a... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110167232 - Storage control apparatus and method of controlling storage control apparatus: The storage control apparatus arranges, in microprocessor packages, management information relating to logical volumes managed by the microprocessor packages. In a predetermined case, each of the management information is rearranged in appropriate places. The management information can be moved, taking into account the difference in the technical properties between a... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110167236 - Storage system providing virtual volumes: Multiple storage area groups into which multiple storage areas provided by multiple storage devices are classified with reference to storage area attributes are managed. The multiple logical volumes to which, in accordance with a write request to at least one address included in multiple addresses in the logical volume, at... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110167237 - Multi-bank memory accesses using posted writes: Systems and methods for reducing delays between successive write and read accesses in multi-bank memory devices are provided. Computer circuits modify the relative timing between addresses and data of write accesses, reducing delays between successive write and read accesses. Memory devices that interface with these computer circuits use posted write... Agent: Round Rock Research, LLC
20110167238 - Method and system for controlling memory accesses to memory modules having a memory hub architecture: A computer system includes a memory hub controller coupled to a plurality of memory modules. The memory hub controller includes a memory request queue that couples memory requests and corresponding request identifier to the memory modules. Each of the memory modules accesses memory devices based on the memory requests and... Agent: Round Rock Research, LLC
20110167239 - Methods and apparatuses for usage based allocation block size tuning: Methods and apparatuses that maintain an access history of a file allocated with allocation blocks in storage devices are described. In response to receiving a usage request to allocate additional space for the file, an allocation block size may be adjusted or adapted based on the access history. The storage... Agent:Previous industry: Electrical computers and digital data processing systems: input/output
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