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Ashish Prakash, David B Bolen: Method and apparatus for restoring a data set. Network Appliance, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 26, 2010: US07822758 (24 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a storage server includes executing a process of restoring a data set in an active file system of the storage server from a persistent point-in-time image of a data set, and during the process of restoring the data set, servicing input/output requests directed at the data set b ...


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Adarsh Seetharam, David W Minnich, Rithin Shetty, Amol Chitre, Guillermo Roa, David B Bolen: Method and system for logical unit substitution. NetApp, Perkins Coie, December 20, 2011: US08082411 (8 worldwide citation)

Techniques introduced here swap logical unit meta-data of a logical unit without offlining the logical unit. In accordance with the techniques, a connection between a network storage controller and a host for the logical unit is maintained while meta-data of the logical unit are swapped with another ...