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Michael A O&apos Connor: Method of enabling heterogeneous platforms to utilize a universal file system in a storage area network. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, May 13, 2003: US06564228 (536 worldwide citation)

A network file system and method wherein a storage area network Universal File System allows any host in a heterogeneous based storage area network to read or write data as if in its native format. Any host coupled to the storage area network may be configured to access any storage device on the sto ...


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Michael A O&apos Connor: Method of file system recovery logging. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, June 24, 2003: US06584582 (55 worldwide citation)

A recovery logging method wherein when a node in a computer network becomes unavailable, file systems which require verification and are locked are logged in a recovery log and checking of other file systems continues. In this manner, the host node effectively utilizes time which would otherwise be ...