07627617 is referenced by 207 patents and cites 18 patents.

A system for object-based archival data storage includes an object-based storage subsystem having respective data storage devices, at least one file presentation interface that interfaces to client platforms, an administration interface having graphical user interface (GUI) and a command line interface (CLI), a meta data subsystem for storing meta data about files, and includes a virtual file subsystem having a virtual file server (VFS), a policy subsystem, and a scalable interconnect to couple the object-based storage subsystem, the at least one file presentation interface, the administration interface, the meta data subsystem, and the policy subsystem, wherein the policy subsystem provides system rules predetermined by a user for at least one of hash based integrity checking, read-only/write-ability/erase-ability control, and duplicate data treatment corresponding to files and file objects.

Title
Clustered hierarchical file services
Application Number
11/55523
Publication Number
7627617 (B2)
Application Date
February 10, 2005
Publication Date
December 1, 2009
Inventor
Randall K Hewitt
Fort Collins
CO, US
Dale R Eichel
Broomfield
CO, US
James P Hughes
Herndon
VA, US
Jon M Holdman
Wheat Ridge
CO, US
Ravi K Kavuri
Inver Grove Heights
MN, US
Agent
Brooks Kushman P C
Assignee
Storage Technology Corporation
CO, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 12/00
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