04638424 is referenced by 93 patents and cites 3 patents.

A storage-management program, executable in one host or simultaneously in a plurality of hosts, manages concurrently executing migration, recall, and recycle (such as defragmentation) tasks. Accesses to data storage volumes (tape, disks, etc.) are managed in accordance with predetermined contention resolution procedures and priorities. Certain tasks are non-interruptible.

Title
Managing data storage devices connected to a digital computer
Application Number
6/570054
Publication Number
4638424
Application Date
January 12, 1984
Publication Date
January 20, 1987
Inventor
Jerry W Pence
Tucson
AZ, US
Harvey E Kamionka
Tucson
AZ, US
Jane R Pence
Tucson
AZ, US
Thomas W Beglin
Tucson
AZ, US
Agent
H F Somermeyer
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 3/00
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