20020004857-A1 is referenced by 2 patents.

The present invention provides techniques, including a method and system, for relocating data between storage systems. In one embodiment of the present invention a host collects usage information from a plurality of storage systems, and determines the relocation destination LU for data stored in the LU to be relocated. The host alters an LU logical position name table that determines matching between the logical position names of data and LUs. It also carries out data relocation between storage subsystems by shifting data stored in an origin LU to be relocated to a destination LU. In another embodiment relocation of files is provided.

Title
Computer system
Application Number
9/835073
Publication Number
20020004857
Application Date
April 12, 2001
Publication Date
January 10, 2002
Inventor
Kouji Arai
Yoshiaki Eguchi
Kazuhiko Mogi
Hiroshi Arakawa
Agent
Townsend And Townsend And Crew
CA, US
IPC
G06F 03/00
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