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Michael T Benhase, Stephen L Blinick, Evangelos S Eleftheriou, Lokesh M Gupta, Robert Haas, Xiao Yu Hu, Matthew J Kalos, Ioannis Koltsidas, Karl A Nielsen, Roman A Pletka: Promotion of partial data segments in flash cache. International Business Machines Corporation, Griffiths & Seaton PLLC, April 1, 2014: US08688914 (3 worldwide citation)

For efficient track destage in secondary storage in a more effective manner, for temporal bits employed with sequential bits for controlling the timing for destaging the track in a primary storage, the temporal bits and sequential bits are transferred from the primary storage to the secondary storag ...


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Michael T Benhase, Stephen L Blinick, Evangelos S Eleftheriou, Lokesh M Gupta, Robert Haas, Xiao Yu Hu, Matthew J Kalos, Ioannis Koltsidas, Roman A Pletka: Management of partial data segments in dual cache systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Griffiths & Seaton PLLC, April 1, 2014: US08688913 (1 worldwide citation)

For movement of partial data segments within a computing storage environment having lower and higher levels of cache by a processor, a whole data segment containing one of the partial data segments is promoted to both the lower and higher levels of cache. Requested data of the whole data segment is ...


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Michael T Benhase, Stephen L Blinick, Evangelos S Eleftheriou, Lokesh M Gupta, Robert Haas, Xiao Yu Hu, Matthew J Kalos, Ioannis Koltsidas, Roman A Pletka: Management of partial data segments in dual cache systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Griffiths & Seaton PLLC, May 6, 2014: US08719494

For movement of partial data segments within a computing storage environment having lower and higher levels of cache by a processor, a whole data segment containing one of the partial data segments is promoted to both the lower and higher levels of cache. Requested data of the whole data segment is ...


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Kirk Tecu, William Robert Haas: Tactile display apparatus. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 9, 2004: US06703924 (82 worldwide citation)

A tactile display reads out information corresponding to at least a portion of an image appearing on a computer screen comprising a 2-dimensional array of pixels. The tactile display comprises at least one array of tactile output elements, each element corresponding to at least one pixel of the comp ...


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Kirk Steven Tecu, William Robert Haas, David W Boll: Electronic imaging device resolution enhancement. Hewlett Packard Development Company, April 10, 2007: US07202888 (56 worldwide citation)

A method of enhancing resolution in an electronic imaging device includes capturing an electronic image through a fisheye lens with a photodetector at a resolution native to the photodetector. A resolution is selected that is higher than the native resolution of the photodetector. The electronic ima ...


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Patrick Droz, Robert Haas: Discovering stolen or lost network-attachable computer systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis Herzberg, Anne Vachon Dougherty, September 27, 2005: US06950946 (55 worldwide citation)

A network-attachable computer system (40) that comprises a network interface for connection to a network (41), a server module address, a secure identifier (ID), and a key k. The computer system (40) generates identity information which comprises the secure identifier ID and which is protected using ...


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Robert Haas, Xiao Yu Hu, Roman A Pletka: Method to efficiently locate meta-data structures on a flash-based storage device. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Daniel Morris, August 21, 2012: US08250324 (48 worldwide citation)

A method for facilitating fast reconstruction of metadata structures on a memory storage device includes writing a plurality of checkpoints holding a root of metadata structures in an increasing order of timestamps to a plurality of blocks respectively on the memory storage device utilizing a memory ...


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William Robert Haas, Kirk Steven Tecu: Power source of peripheral devices. Hewlett Packard Company, October 15, 2002: US06465987 (34 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device for a computer is powered by an internal rechargeable battery. A data line electrically connects the peripheral device to the computer. The data line has conductors that provide for data transmission between the computer and the peripheral device. The data line also has conductor ...


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Ceki Gulcu, Patrick Droz, Robert Haas: Scheme for blocking the use of lost or stolen network-connectable computer systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas A Beck, Louis P Herzberg, August 2, 2005: US06925562 (21 worldwide citation)

Scheme for switching a computer system (21), which is connectable via a communication interface and a network (22) to a server module (23), into a special mode of operation. The computer system (21) comprises a software component (26) for sending an identifier (w) assigned to the computer system (21 ...


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Evangelos S Eleftheriou, Robert Haas, Xiaoyu Hu: Container marker scheme for reducing write amplification in solid state devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Daniel Morris, June 11, 2013: US08463983 (13 worldwide citation)

A solid state storage device and method are provided. Multiple blocks are configured as storage memory for a solid state storage device, and each block includes multiple pages. A controller is configured to operate the solid state storage device. A free block of the multiple blocks is assigned a mar ...