06012085 is referenced by 65 patents and cites 13 patents.

An apparatus for increased data access in a network includes a file/object server computer having a permanent storage memory, a cache verifying computer operably connected to the file/object server computer in a manner to form a network for rapidly transferring data, the cache verifying computer having an operating system, a first memory and a processor capable of performing an operation on data stored in the permanent storage memory of the file/object server computer to produce a signature of the data characteristic of one of a file, an object and a directory, a remote client computer having an operating system, a first memory, a cache memory and a processor capable of performing an operation on data stored in the cache memory to produce a signature of the data, a communication server operably connected to the remote client computer to the cache verifying computer and the file/object server computer and comparators operably associated with the cache verifying computer and remote client computer for comparing the signatures of data with one another to determine whether the signature of data of the remote client is valid.

Title
Apparatus and method for increased data access in a network file object oriented caching system
Application Number
565393
Publication Number
6012085
Application Date
October 22, 1997
Publication Date
January 4, 2000
Inventor
Brian C Morris
Round Rock
TX, US
Scott Hertzog
Round Rock
TX, US
Jon J Penner
Austin
TX, US
Gordon L Dorworth
Spring Valley
OH, US
Thomas Patrick Yohe
Dayton
OH, US
Agent
R William Graham
Assignee
Stampede Technolgies
OH, US
IPC
G06F 12/08
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