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Systems and methods for restriping files distributed among a set of smart storage units, wherein data blocks for a particular stripe do not typically need to be located at any particular location on the storage units, wherein data can be typically restriped among the smart storage units with minimal data movement, and wherein data is typically protected and recoverable even if a system failure occurs during the restriping process.

Title
Systems and methods for restriping files in a distributed file system
Application Number
10/714326
Publication Number
7937421 (B2)
Application Date
November 14, 2003
Publication Date
May 3, 2011
Inventor
Darren P Schack
Seattle
WA, US
Hassan F Khan
Seattle
WA, US
Peter John Godman
Seattle
WA, US
Aaron James Passey
Seattle
WA, US
Rob Anderson
Seattle
WA, US
Paul A Mikesell
Seattle
WA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
EMC Corporation
MA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 12/00
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