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Jay S Belsan, Jeffrey S Laughlin, Mogens H Pedersen, Robert J Raicer, George A Rudeseal, Charles P Schafer, Barbara L Steele, Patrick J Tomsula: File server having snapshot application data groups. Storage Technology Corporation, Duft Graziano & Forest, April 4, 1995: US05403639 (569 worldwide citation)

This file server system appears to the host computer to be a plurality of data storage devices which are directly addressable by the host computer using the native data management and access structures of the host computer. The file server however is an intelligent data storage subsystem that define ...


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Ken Hardwick, Geoffrey C Stone: Method and apparatus for virtual switching. Storage Technology Corporation, Timothy R Schulte, August 27, 1996: US05550816 (528 worldwide citation)

A physical switching device for use in a communication network to switch Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) network layer packets and method of use therefor is provided. The physical switching device includes at least a first and a second virtual switch. Each virtual switch includes a decision mecha ...


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Thai Nguyen, Robert M Raymond, Michael L Leonhardt: Network attached virtual data storage subsystem. Storage Technology Corporation, Wayne P Bailey, December 2, 2003: US06658526 (521 worldwide citation)

This data storage subsystem creates multiple virtual storage devices on demand, which are available to any and all of the system's host data processors. The subsystem utilizes a plurality of tape devices and automated tape libraries with the tape devices connected to a plurality of data process ...


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Charles A Milligan, George A Rudeseal: Logical track write scheduling system for a parallel disk drive array data storage subsystem. Storage Technology Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Peterson, June 23, 1992: US05124987 (355 worldwide citation)

The parallel disk drive array data storage subsystem maps between virtual and physical data storage devices and schedules the writing of data to these devices. The data storage subsytem functions as a conventional large form factor disk drive memory, using an array of redundancy groups, each contain ...


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Jay S Belsan: Multilevel, hierarchical, dynamically mapped data storage subsystem. Storage Technology Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Peterson, October 13, 1992: US05155835 (331 worldwide citation)

The disk drive array data storage subsystem functions as a conventional large form factor disk drive memory, using an array of redundancy groups, each containing N+M disk drives. The data storage subsystem does not modify data stored in a redundancy group but simply writes the modified data as a new ...


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Mark A Bakke, Edward J Fiore: Method and apparatus for accelerated packet forwarding. Storage Technology Corporation, Patterson and Keough, October 15, 1996: US05566170 (327 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided to transfer protocol data units within a communication network. This transferring is accomplished with a protocol data unit preprocessor utilized in a protocol data unit forwarding device that is operated in the communication network. The preprocessor includes an ...


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John Charles Autrey, Marcia Reid Martin, Jon Mark Holdman: Self archiving log structured volume with intrinsic data protection. Storage Technology Corporation, Brooks Kushman P C, May 4, 2004: US06732125 (318 worldwide citation)

A data backup system for use with a server running a storage application that writes and reads data blocks. The system includes a self archiving log structured volume for copying blocks from an active volume while the application is running without contending with the application for access to data ...


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David G Beal, Fred C Eifert, Henry S Ludlam, Charles A Milligan, George A Rudeseal, Paul R Swiatek: Data storage system for providing redundant copies of data on different disk drives. Storage Technology Corporation, Dorr Cason Sloan & Peterson, October 13, 1992: US05155845 (316 worldwide citation)

A disk storage system that writes multiple copies of records directed to user-specified volumes. A plurality of spaced apart control units interconnected by direct data links and a corresponding plurality of sets of recording means communicate over the direct data links when a write request is recei ...


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Barry B White: Virtual storage system and method. Storage Technology Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, August 21, 1984: US04467421 (301 worldwide citation)

A virtual storage system for use in conjunction with a host computer is disclosed. The system features a memory control processor external to the host computer which divides user-defined data sets into blocks of a size convenient for storage on, e.g., magnetic media and individually assigns these bl ...


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James P Hughes, Steve A Olson: Policy caching method and apparatus for use in a communication device based on contents of one data unit in a subset of related data units. Storage Technology Corporation, Brooks & Kushman P C, November 24, 1998: US05842040 (290 worldwide citation)

A policy caching method for use in a communication device is provided. The communication device determines which instance of protocol data unit (PDU) network policy from a plurality of policies is to be applied to related-received PDUs based on contents of one of the related-received PDUs. Subsequen ...



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