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Arnon Kanfi: Incremental computer file backup using check words. Lucent Technologies, Frederick B Luludis, September 24, 1996: US05559991 (373 worldwide citation)

A facility is provided for storing in a backup memory only those blocks of a file, or disk partition, which differ from corresponding blocks forming an earlier version of the file. Specifically, a file is divided into a number of blocks and a "signature" is generated for each such block. A block is ...


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Arnon Kanfi: Method of making a backup copy of a memory over a plurality of copying sessions. Watov & Kipnes P C, June 24, 1997: US05642496 (282 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for making a backup copy of the content of a memory, e.g., a database, such that the memory is divided into a plurality of segments and a backup copy of individual ones of the segments is made during a respective one of a plurality of independent backup sessions. Each segment ma ...


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Arnon Kanfi: System and method for managing filesystem objects. INFINIDAT, Reches Patents, April 19, 2016: US09317511 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method of operating a filesystem for managing filesystem objects is disclosed. The filesystem objects are characterized by metadata parameters included in a global directory object arranged in a plurality of global directory object (GDO) pages. Responsive to receiving a request for crea ...


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Arnon Kanfi: System and method for maintaining consistency among metadata elements of filesystems logical objects. INFINIDAT, Reches Patents, March 15, 2016: US09286320 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for maintaining consistency among metadata elements (MDEs) of a logical object, includes: configuring a child MDE to include a correlation value uniquely indicative of a parent MDE. The parent MDE includes a reference to the child MDE; determining an order of performing at least two write o ...