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Stephen L Manley, Shane S Owara: System and method for asynchronous mirroring of snapshots at a destination using a purgatory directory and inode mapping. Network Appliance, Cesari and Mckenna, May 29, 2007: US07225204 (203 worldwide citation)

A system and method for updating a replicated destination file system snapshot with changes in a source file system snapshot, facilitates construction of a new directory tree on the destination from source update information using a temporary or “purgatory” directory that allows any modified and del ...


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Michael L Federwisch, Shane S Owara, Stephen L Manley, Steven R Kleiman: System and method for determining changes in two snapshots and for transmitting changes to destination snapshot. Network Appliance, Cesari and McKenna, January 31, 2006: US06993539 (183 worldwide citation)

A system and method for remote asynchronous replication or mirroring of changes in a source file system snapshot in a destination replica file system using a scan (via a scanner) of the blocks that make up two versions of a snapshot of the source file system, which identifies changed blocks in the r ...


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Michael L Federwisch, Shane S Owara, Stephen L Manley: System and method for checkpointing and restarting an asynchronous transfer of data between a source and destination snapshot. Network Appliance, Cesari and McKenna, May 2, 2006: US07039663 (99 worldwide citation)

A system and method for inserting checkpoints into a data stream and for restarting an asynchronous transmission of a data stream from a source file system to a destination file system is provided. The data stream can be a set of changes between a base snapshot and incremental snapshot of the source ...


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Stephen L Manley, Shane S Owara: Format for transmission file system information between a source and a destination. Network Appliance, Cesari and Mckenna, February 28, 2006: US07007046 (79 worldwide citation)

A system and method for updating a replicated destination file system snapshot with changes in a source file system snapshot, provides an extensible, file system-independent format to transmit a data stream of change data over the network. The format enabled backward compatibility between different ...


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Michael L Federwisch, Shane S Owara, Stephen L Manley, Steven R Kleiman: System and method for determining changes in two snapshots and for transmitting changes to a destination snapshot. NetApp, Cesari and McKenna, October 13, 2009: US07603391 (49 worldwide citation)

A system and method for remote asynchronous replication or mirroring of changes in a source file system snapshot in a destination replica file system using a scan (via a scanner) of the blocks that make up two versions of a snapshot of the source file system, which identifies changed blocks in the r ...


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Shane S Owara, Sahn Lam: System and method for indexing a backup using persistent consistency point images. NetApp, Cesari and McKenna, June 21, 2011: US07966293 (40 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a system and method for managing backup and restore operations on a storage system, typically between source storage system and destination storage system using a backup management client that employs a version of the Network Data Management Protocol to interface with the des ...


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Stephen L Manley, Shane S Owara: System and method for asynchronous mirroring of snapshots at a destination using a purgatory directory and inode mapping. Network Appliance, Cesari & McKenna, July 10, 2007: US07243115 (33 worldwide citation)

A system and method for updating a replicated destination file system snapshot with changes in a source file system snapshot, facilitates construction of a new directory tree on the destination from source update information using a temporary or “purgatory” directory that allows any modified and del ...


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Michael L Federwisch, Shane S Owara, Stephen L Manley: System and method for checkpointing and restarting an asynchronous transfer of data between a source and destination snapshot. NetApp, Cesari and McKenna, August 3, 2010: US07769717 (23 worldwide citation)

A method for transferring data from a source computer to a destination computer, and restarting the source computer transmission after a halt of the transmission, has the following steps. The source computer inserts a checkpoint number into a data stream, the data flowing in the data stream. The che ...


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Michael L Federwisch, Shane S Owara, Stephen L Manley, Steven R Kleiman: System and method for determining changes in two snapshots and for transmitting changes to a destination snapshot. NetApp, Cesari and McKenna, October 19, 2010: US07818299 (19 worldwide citation)

A method for backing up a computer file system is disclosed. A first snapshot of the file system is generated at a first time, the first snapshot having first pointers to data blocks of the file system at the first time. A network adapter receives storage operations to write new data to the file sys ...


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Stephen L Manley, Shane S Owara: Format for transmitting file system information between a source and a destination. NetApp, Cesari and McKenna, September 15, 2009: US07590633 (8 worldwide citation)

A system and method for updating a replicated destination file system snapshot with changes in a source file system snapshot, provides an extensible, file system-independent format to transmit a data stream of change data over the network. The format enabled backward compatibility between different ...