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A data pattern cache stores data patterns in units (i.e., a sector). A given data pattern is associated with one or more physical device address ranges which store such data pattern (e.g., sectors). Thus, although the same data pattern may occur as 10 redundant sectors for different files on different parts of a hard disk, the data pattern is stored in the data pattern cache once. One or more physical device sectors are linked to the data pattern.

Title
Data pattern caching for speeding up write operations
Application Number
8/870980
Publication Number
5991847
Application Date
June 6, 1997
Publication Date
November 23, 1999
Inventor
Josh Canfield
Bremerton
WA, US
Clinton L Ballard
Suquamish
WA, US
Agent
Steven P Koda Esq
Assignee
Acceleration Software International Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 12/00
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