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Systems and methods for protecting data in a tiered storage system are provided. The storage system comprises a management server, a media management component connected to the management server, a plurality of storage media connected to the media management component, and a data source connected to the media management component. Source data is copied from a source to a buffer to produce intermediate data. The intermediate data is copied to both a first and second medium to produce a primary and auxiliary copy, respectively. An auxiliary copy may be made from another auxiliary copy. An auxiliary copy may also be made from a primary copy right before the primary copy is pruned.

Title
System and method for performing auxillary storage operations
Application Number
11/269119
Publication Number
7490207 (B2)
Application Date
November 8, 2005
Publication Date
February 10, 2009
Inventor
Jun Lu
Ocean
NJ, US
Parag Gokhale
Ocean
NJ, US
Anand Prahlad
East Brunswick
NJ, US
Manoj Kumar Vijayan Retnamma
Marlboro
NJ, US
Arun Prasad Amarendran
Bangalore
IN
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
CommVault Systems
NJ, US
IPC
G06F 11/00
G06F 12/08
G06F 12/16
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