07257129 is referenced by 41 patents and cites 12 patents.

A serial communications architecture for communicating between hosts and data store devices. The Storage Link architecture is specially adapted to support communications between multiple hosts and storage devices via a switching network, such as a storage area network. The Storage Link architecture specifies various communications techniques that can be combined to reduce the overall cost and increase the overall performance of communications. The Storage Link architecture may provide packet ordering based on packet type, dynamic segmentation of packets, asymmetric packet ordering, packet nesting, variable-sized packet headers, and use of out-of-band symbols to transmit control information as described below in more detail. The Storage Link architecture may also specify encoding techniques to optimize transitions and to ensure DC-balance.

Title
Memory architecture with multiple serial communications ports
Application Number
10/45297
Publication Number
7257129 (B2)
Application Date
November 7, 2001
Publication Date
August 14, 2007
Inventor
Shing Kong
Brisbane
CA, US
Deog Kyoon Jeong
Seoul
KR
David D Lee
Palo Alto
CA, US
Yeshik Shin
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Dongyun Lee
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Perkins Coie
Assignee
Silicon Image
CA, US
IPC
G06F 13/00
H04J 15/00
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