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Sujal M Patel, Paul A Mikesell: System and methods for providing a distributed file system utilizing metadata to track information about data stored throughout the system. Isilon Systems, Darby & Darby PC, John W Branch, March 23, 2010: US07685126 (220 worldwide citation)

The intelligent distributed file system enables the storing of file data among a plurality of smart storage units which are accessed as a single file system. The intelligent distributed file system utilizes a metadata data structure to track and manage detailed information about each file, including ...


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Sujal M Patel, Paul A Mikesell, Darren P Schack, Aaron J Passey: Systems and methods for providing a distributed file system incorporating a virtual hot spare. Isilon Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 5, 2006: US07146524 (124 worldwide citation)

The intelligent distributed file system enables the storing of file data among a plurality of smart storage units which are accessed as a single file system. The intelligent distributed file system utilizes a metadata data structure to track and manage detailed information about each file, including ...


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Paul A Mikesell, Rob Anderson, Aaron James Passey, Peter John Godman, Hassan F Khan, Darren P Schack: Systems and methods for restriping files in a distributed file system. EMC Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 3, 2011: US07937421 (76 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for restriping files distributed among a set of smart storage units, wherein data blocks for a particular stripe do not typically need to be located at any particular location on the storage units, wherein data can be typically restriped among the smart storage units with minimal ...


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Sujal M Patel, Paul A Mikesell, Darren P Schack, Aaron J Passey: Systems and methods for a distributed file system with data recovery. Isilon Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 24, 2009: US07509524 (54 worldwide citation)

The intelligent distributed file system enables the storing of file data among a plurality of smart storage units which are accessed as a single file system. The intelligent distributed file system utilizes a metadata data structure to track and manage detailed information about each file, including ...


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Sujal M Patel, Paul A Mikesell, Darren P Schack: Systems and methods for providing a distributed file system utilizing metadata to track information about data stored throughout the system. EMC Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 7, 2012: US08112395 (44 worldwide citation)

The intelligent distributed file system enables the storing of file data among a plurality of smart storage units which are accessed as a single file system. The intelligent distributed file system utilizes a metadata data structure to track and manage detailed information about each file, including ...


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Sujal M Patel, Paul A Mikesell, Darren P Schack: Systems and methods for providing a distributed file system utilizing metadata to track information about data stored throughout the system. Isilon Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 22, 2010: US07743033 (44 worldwide citation)

The intelligent distributed file system enables the storing of file data among a plurality of smart storage units which are accessed as a single file system. The intelligent distributed file system utilizes a metadata data structure to track and manage detailed information about each file, including ...


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Paul A Mikesell, Robert J Anderson, Peter J Godman, Darren P Schack, Nathan E Dire: Systems and methods for distributed system scanning. Isilon Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 31, 2010: US07788303 (37 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for scanning files and directories in a distributed file system on a network of nodes. The nodes include metadata with attribute information corresponding to files and directories distributed on the nodes. In one embodiment, the files and directories are scanned by c ...


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Sujal M Patel, Paul A Mikesell, Darren P Schack, Aaron J Passey: Systems and methods for a distributed file system with data recovery. EMC Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 14, 2011: US07962779 (33 worldwide citation)

The intelligent distributed file system enables the storing of file data among a plurality of smart storage units which are accessed as a single file system. The intelligent distributed file system utilizes a metadata data structure to track and manage detailed information about each file, including ...


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Sujal M Patel, Paul A Mikesell, Darren P Schack: Distributed file system for intelligently managing the storing and retrieval of data. EMC Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, John W Branch, April 22, 2014: US08706755 (10 worldwide citation)

A distributed file system enables the intelligent storing and retrieval of files among a plurality of storage units. The distributed file system utilizes a metadata data structure to track and manage detailed information about each file, including, for example, the device and block locations of the ...


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Paul A Mikesell, Robert J Anderson, Peter J Godman, Darren P Schack, Nathan E Dire: Systems and methods for distributed system scanning. EMC Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 3, 2012: US08214334 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for scanning files and directories in a distributed file system on a network of nodes. The nodes include metadata with attribute information corresponding to files and directories distributed on the nodes. In one embodiment, the files and directories are scanned by c ...