05619723 is referenced by 76 patents and cites 11 patents.

A disk drive array with a controller which provides: dynamic remapping for grown defects in the disk drives, multi-thread request processing with a variable number of forkings, defect tracking with both logical and physical lists, guarded writes of less than a full stripe optimized by selectably using the redundancy to limit the number of sectors involved, association of multiple operations with a single disk request in order to facilitate error handling, use of an access hiatus as indication of further opportunity to rebuild data in background, and scatter/scatter (bidirectional scatter/gather) operations.

Title
System for scheduling read ahead operations if new request is sequential of last n last read requests wherein n is different on independent activities
Application Number
810277
Publication Number
5619723
Application Date
November 21, 1995
Publication Date
April 8, 1997
Inventor
Terry J Parks
Round Rock
TX, US
Kenneth L Jeffries
Leander
TX, US
Craig S Jones
Austin
TX, US
Agent
Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel
Assignee
Dell USA
TX, US
IPC
G06F 13/14
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