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Edward Gustav Chron, Jaishankar Moothedath Menon: Method and system for providing consistent data modification information to clients in a storage system. International Business Machines Corporation, Khanh Q Tran, Mark C McCabe, October 4, 2005: US06952758 (202 worldwide citation)

A data storage system and method for providing consistent data to multiple clients based on data modification information as existing data is updated and new data is written to the system. The information indicates the modification status of each data block and identifies which data blocks have been ...


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Randal Chilton Burns, Edward Gustav Chron, Darrell Long, Benjamin Clay Reed: Decentralized remotely encrypted file system. International Business Machines Corporation, Khanh Q Tran, Marc D McSwain, June 11, 2002: US06405315 (196 worldwide citation)

A decentralized file system based on a network of remotely encrypted storage devices is disclosed. The file system includes a network to which a network client, a secure remotely encrypted storage device, a key manager, and a lock manager are attached. The system organizes data as files and director ...


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Randal Chilton Burns, Edward Gustav Chron, Darrell Long, Benjamin Clay Reed: Secure array of remotely encrypted storage devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Khanh Q Tran, August 3, 1999: US05931947 (190 worldwide citation)

A network storage device is disclosed for use in a secure array of such devices to support a distributed file system. Each device is an independent repository of remotely encrypted data objects to be accessed by authorized network clients. All encryption is done by the clients, rather than by the de ...


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Ying Chen, Edward Gustav Chron, Windsor Wee Sun Hsu, Stephen Paul Morgan, Honesty Cheng Young: High reliability, high performance disk array storage system. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, January 28, 2003: US06513093 (32 worldwide citation)

A system for ensuring high reliability in a block service disk array system while promoting high performance by logically writing all changes to strides on the array while physically writing ahead to a log only a subset of the changes. Specifically, for changes of only a strip or so, the changes are ...


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Edward Gustav Chron, Frederick Douglis, Stephen Paul Morgan: Bulk deletion through segmented files. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, Jeff Tang, December 16, 2014: US08914330 (1 worldwide citation)

A mechanism is provided that aggregates data in a way that permits data to be deleted efficiently, while minimizing the overhead necessary to support bulk deletion of data. A request is received for automatic deletion of segments in a container and a waterline is determined for the container. A dete ...


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Stephen Paul Morgan, Edward Gustav Chron, Lance Warren Russell: Method for managing workloads in an autonomic computer system for improved performance. Khanh Q Tran, Ibm Corporation, June 24, 2004: US20040122950-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and system for managing workloads in an autonomic computer system based on feedback and feed-forward performance information. The method establishes a performance objective for the system, determines a measure of instantaneous demand in the system, continuously tracks the objective with res ...


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Edward Gustav Chron, Frederick Douglis, Stephen Paul Morgan: Method for bulk deletion through segmented files. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, December 21, 2006: US20060288047-A1

A mechanism is provided that aggregates data in a way that permits data to be deleted efficiently, while minimizing the overhead necessary to support bulk deletion of data. A request is received for automatic deletion of segments in a container and a waterline is determined for the container. A dete ...


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Edward Gustav Chron, Jaishankar Moothedath Menon: Storage system and method for providing consistent data modification information. Khanh Q Tran, Ibm Corporation Intellectual Property Law, February 5, 2004: US20040024973-A1

A data storage system and method for providing consistent data to multiple clients based on data modification information as existing data is updated and new data is written to the system. The information indicates the modification status of each data block and identifies which data blocks have been ...


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Edward Gustav Chron, Paul Morgan, Lance W Russell: Efficiently virtualizing multiple network attached stores. Frederick W Gibb Iii, Mcginn & Gibb Pllc, September 8, 2005: US20050198401-A1

A method and structure for communicating in a communications network comprising at least one communication virtualizer; a plurality of network-attached store computers connected to the communication virtualizer, wherein the plurality of network-attached store computers are configured to appear as a ...


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Edward Gustav Chron, Frederick Douglis, Stephen Paul Morgan: Method for bulk deletion through segmented files. International Business Machines Corporation, February 23, 2012: US20120047188-A9

A mechanism is provided that aggregates data in a way that permits data to be deleted efficiently, while minimizing the overhead necessary to support bulk deletion of data. A request is received for automatic deletion of segments in a container and a waterline is determined for the container. A dete ...