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Jeffery M Barnes, Susan K Candelaria, Nicholas D Fifer, Matthew J Kalos, Edwin K Scott: Priority initialization system. International Business Machines Corporation, Quarles & Brady, June 3, 2008: US07383404 (5 worldwide citation)

A computer storage system includes a supervisor algorithm to detect a host computer's initiator logging in. The supervisor algorithm identifies data storage devices associated with the newly logged-on initiator and tags logical unit number control blocks (“LUNCBs”) as having priority in an initiatio ...


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Susan K Candelaria, Scott M Carlson, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Matthew J Kalos, Louis W Ricci, Dale F Riedy: Facilitating transport mode input/output operations between a channel subsystem and input/output devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, January 1, 2013: US08346978

A computer program product is configured for performing a method including: receiving at least one command message specifying an I/O operation at a control unit from a channel subsystem, the at least one command message including one or more device command words (DCWs) having a data count and a supp ...


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Susan K Candelaria, Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Matthew J Kalos, Louis W Ricci, Dale F Riedy, Harry M Yudenfriend: Facilitating transport mode input/output operations between a channel subsystem and input/output devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, January 14, 2014: US08631175

A method of performing an input/output operation includes: generating by a channel subsystem at least one command message including one or more device command words (DCWs), at least one DCW including a data count and a suppress-length indication (SLI) configured to instruct a control unit whether to ...


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Susan K Candelaria, Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Matthew J Kalos, Louis W Ricci, Dale F Riedy, Harry M Yudenfriend: Facilitating transport mode input/output operations between a channel subsystem and input/output devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, June 25, 2013: US08473641

A computer program product is configured for performing a method including: generating at least one command message by a channel subsystem of the host computer system, the at least one command message including one or more device command words (DCWs), wherein at least one DCW of the one or more DCWs ...


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Susan K Candelaria, Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Matthew J Kalos, Louis W Ricci, Dale F Riedy, Gustav E Sittmann III: Facilitating transport mode input/output operations between a channel subsystem and input/output devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, October 1, 2013: US08549185

A computer program product is provided for performing an input/output (I/O) processing operation at a host computer system. The computer program product is configured to perform: obtaining a transport command word (TCW) at a channel subsystem for an I/O operation, the TCW including an address of a t ...


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Susan K Candelaria, Roger G Hathorn, Matthew J Kalos, Beth Peterson: Apparatus, system, and method for device level enablement of a communications protocol. International Business Machines Corporation, Kunzler Law Group, August 26, 2014: US08819218

An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for device level enablement of a communications protocol. An adapter compatibility module determines an adapter compatibility status for a plurality of host adapters. A positive adapter compatibility status indicates that each host adapter in the plural ...


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Michael T Benhase, Susan K Candelaria, Chung M Fung, Lokesh M Gupta, Joseph S Hyde II, Matthew J Kalos, Beth A Peterson, Donald P Terry: Fabricating key fields. International Business Machines Corporation, Griffiths & Seaton PLLC, March 25, 2014: US08683130

Exemplary methods, computer systems, and computer program products for fabricating key fields by a processor device in a computer environment are provided. In one embodiment, the computer environment is configured for, as an alternative to reading Count-Key-Data (CKD) data in order to change the key ...


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Jeffery M Barnes, Susan K Candelaria, Nicholas D Fifer, Matthew J Kalos, Edwin K Scott: Priority initialization system. Quarles & Brady Streich Lang, August 3, 2006: US20060174073-A1

A computer storage system includes a supervisor algorithm to detect a host computer's initiator logging in. The supervisor algorithm identifies data storage devices associated with the newly logged-on initiator and tags logical unit number control blocks (“LUNCBs”) as having priority in an initiatio ...


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Susan K Candelaria, Mark P Gardiner, Clint A Hardy, Matthew J Kalos, William R White, Stephen G Wilkins, Harry M Yudenfriend: Methods for transferring reserves when moving virtual machines across systems. International Business Machines Corporation, September 27, 2012: US20120246277-A1

According to one embodiment, a method includes receiving device information from a source system; building a virtual device on a host system based at least in part on the received device information; at least one of: transferring a reserve of a device stored on a storage device to a target system; a ...


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Susan K Candelaria, Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Matthew J Kalos, Louis W Ricci, Dale F Riedy, Gustav E Sittmann III, Cynthia Sittmann: Facilitating transport mode input/output operations between a channel subsystem and input/output devices. International Business Machines Corporation, January 3, 2013: US20130007303-A1

A computer program product is provided for performing an input/output (I/O) processing operation at a host computer system. The computer program product is configured to perform: obtaining a transport command word (TCW) at a channel subsystem for an I/O operation, the TCW including an address of a t ...