07827366 is referenced by 21 patents and cites 6 patents.

A system, a method, and a computer program product for providing continuous data protection and long-term data protection of data in a storage system. A persistent point-in-time Image (PPI) image of the data is created and stored at a first storage. The data at the first storage is updated frequently to provide continuous data protection. A copy of the dataset is created and stored in a secondary storage. The copy of the dataset stored in a secondary storage is updated and backed up less frequently than the PPIs image of data stored at the first storage to ensure long-term data protection.

Title
Method and system for providing continuous and long-term data protection for a dataset in a storage system
Application Number
11/591022
Publication Number
7827366 (B1)
Application Date
October 31, 2006
Publication Date
November 2, 2010
Inventor
Aseem Vaid
Santa Clara
CA, US
Mike Szelong
Cupertino
CA, US
Andrew C Meyer
Santa Cruz
CA, US
Gokul Nadathur
Fremont
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Network Appliance
CA, US
IPC
G06F 12/16
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