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John Walley, Jeyhan Karaoguz, Ahmadreza, Nambirajan Seshadri, Reinier Van Der Lee: Device with integrated wireless power receiver configured to make a charging determination based on a level of battery life and charging efficiency. BROADCOM CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, March 7, 2017: US09590444 (116 worldwide citation)

A device includes an integrated power receive circuit, a battery charger, a battery, a processing module, one or more input/output modules, and one or more circuit modules. The integrated power receive circuit is operable to generate a DC voltage from a received magnetic field in accordance with a c ...


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Jason K Resch: Dispersed storage processing unit and methods with operating system diversity for use in a dispersed storage system. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Timothy W Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, June 27, 2017: US09690513 (1 worldwide citation)

A plurality of data slices are generated from a block of data to be stored in the dispersed storage system. A plurality of dispersed storage units are determined for storing the plurality of data slices, based on an operating system associated with the plurality of dispersed storage units.


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Ilya Volvovski, Ravi Khadiwala, Greg Dhuse, Jason K Resch: Time-sensitive data storage operations in a dispersed storage network. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Timothy W Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, March 20, 2018: US09921907 (1 worldwide citation)

A method begins by a dispersed storage (DS) processing module transmitting a set of write commands for storing a set of encoded data slices in storage units of a dispersed storage network (DSN) and determining whether at least a first threshold number of write responses have been received within a r ...


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Greg Dhuse, Jason K Resch, Wesley Leggette: Generating a secure signature utilizing a plurality of key shares. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Timothy W Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, February 13, 2018: US09894151 (1 worldwide citation)

A method begins by a module to generate a secure signature on an item by selecting a first key representation index of a set of key representation indexes, wherein a first mathematical encoding of a private key generates a first plurality of key shares as a first key representation. The method conti ...


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Greg R Dhuse, Trevor J Vossberg, Jason K Resch: Partial rebuilding techniques in a dispersed storage unit. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Timothy W Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, October 9, 2018: US10095582

Methods for use in a dispersed storage network (DSN) to rebuild data. In various examples, at least one data segment of a data object is dispersed storage error encoded to produce a set of encoded data slices that includes an information dispersal algorithm (IDA) width number of encoded data slices, ...


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Jason K Resch, Greg Dhuse, Manish Motwani, Andrew Baptist, Wesley Leggette, Ravi Khadiwala: Accessing a dispersed storage network. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Timothy W Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, March 20, 2018: US09923838

A method begins by a dispersed storage (DS) processing module of a dispersed storage network (DSN) receiving a DSN access request regarding at least one data segment of a data object. The method continues with the processing module performing a scoring function using one or more properties of the DS ...


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Asimuddin Kazi: Efficient method for rebuilding a set of encoded data slices. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Timothy W Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, July 24, 2018: US10031809

A method begins by a dispersed storage (DS) processing module identifying an encoded slice requiring rebuilding. The method continues by the DS processing module determining whether the encoded data slice is part of a fan-out encoded data slice group and, when it is part of a fan-out encoded data sl ...


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S Christopher Gladwin, Jason K Resch, Thomas F Shirley Jr: Rebuild prioritization during a plurality of concurrent data object write operations. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Timothy W Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, August 7, 2018: US10042709

A method includes receiving data objects at substantially the same time for storage. The method further includes determining priority levels for the data objects. The method further includes establishing write thresholds for encoding the data objects based on the priority levels. The method further ...


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Wesley Leggette, Jason K Resch, Eric Gunnar Smith: Dispersed storage system with identity unit selection and methods for use therewith. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Timothy W Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, November 6, 2018: US10120569

A method for execution by one or more processing modules of a dispersed storage network (DSN) includes receiving a data access request for at least one data segment stored in the DSN. One of a plurality of identity units is selected, based on the data access request. The method determines, via the s ...


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Jason K Resch, Greg Dhuse, Ilya Volvovski, Wesley Leggette: Retrieving multi-generational stored data in a dispersed storage network. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Garlick & Markison, Timothy W Markison, Harry S Tyson Jr, April 4, 2017: US09612882

Methods for use by processing modules in a dispersed storage network (DSN) to retrieve a data object stored in one of a plurality of storage generations of the DSN, each of the storage generations including a plurality of storage units. In various examples, a first retrieval request is generated to ...