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Joseph S Glider, David T Powers, Thomas E Idleman: Data correcting applicable to redundant arrays of independent disks. Micro Technology, Mark D Rowland, Joseph M Guiliano, August 3, 1993: US05233618 (175 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for detecting and correcting various data errors that may arise in a mass data storage apparatus comprising a set of physical mass storage devices operating as one or more larger logical mass storage devices. A method and apparatus is provided for detecting and rec ...


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Randy H Katz, David T Powers, David H Jaffe, Joseph S Glider, Thomas E Idleman: Non-volatile memory storage of write operation identifier in data sotrage device. Micro Technology, Mark D Rowland, March 16, 1993: US05195100 (136 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for detecting and correcting various data errors that may arise in a mass data storage apparatus comprising a set of physical mass storage devices operating as one or more larger logical mass storage devices. More particularly, there is provided a method and appar ...


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Thomas E Idleman, Robert S Koontz, David T Powers, David H Jaffe, Larry P Henson, Joseph S Glider, Kumar Gajjar: Disk array system. Micro Technology, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, December 28, 1993: US05274645 (131 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling data flow between a computer and a group of memory devices arranged in a particular logical configuration. The system includes a group of first level controllers and a group of second level controllers. The first level controllers and the second level controlle ...


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Larry P Henson, Kumar Gajjar, David T Powers, Thomas E Idleman: Failure-tolerant mass storage system. SF2 Corporation, Townsend and Townsend, July 28, 1992: US05134619 (111 worldwide citation)

A mass memory system for digital computers is disclosed. The system has a plurality of disk drives coupled to a plurality of small buffers. An Error Correction Controller is coupled to a plurality of X-bar switches, the X-bar switches being connected between each disk drive and its buffers. Data is ...


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Joseph S Glider, Thomas E Idleman: Multi-sort mass storage device announcing its active paths without deactivating its ports in a network architecture. MTI Technology Corporation, Mark D Rowland, Joseph M Guiliano, February 7, 1995: US05388243 (108 worldwide citation)

A network-type data processing system is provided. The system can support multiple simultaneous exchanges of data, and includes multi-port storage devices in which all ports can be active at all times. On initialization of the system, each storage device can announce itself through all of its ports ...


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Thomas E Idleman, Robert S Koontz, David T Powers, David H Jaffe, Larry P Henson, Joseph S Glider, Kumar Gajjar: Disk array system. SF2 Corporation, Townsend & Townsend, August 18, 1992: US05140592 (101 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling data flow between a computer and a group of memory devices arranged in a particular logical configuration. The system includes a group of first level controllers and a group of second level controllers. The first level controllers and the second level controlle ...


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Larry P Henson, Kumar Gajjar, David T Powers, Thomas E Idleman: Failure-tolerant mass storage system. Micro Technology, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, February 8, 1994: US05285451 (90 worldwide citation)

A mass memory system for digital computers is disclosed. The system has a plurality of disk drives coupled to a plurality of small buffers. An Error Correction Controller is coupled to a plurality of X-bar switches, the X-bar switches being connected between each disk drive and its buffers. Data is ...


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Joseph S Glider, David T Powers, Thomas E Idleman: Data corrections applicable to redundant arrays of independent disks. MTI Technology Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 21, 1995: US05469453 (68 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for detecting and correcting various data errors that may arise in a mass data storage apparatus comprising a set of physical mass storage devices operating as one or more larger logical mass storage devices. A method and apparatus is provided for detecting and rec ...


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Thomas E Idleman, Robert S Koontz: Data storage system and method. Beaufort River, Ralph Bailey P A, November 28, 2000: US06154850 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling data flow between a computer (10) producing a high speed data stream coupled to a buffered storage device including a disc array (43) and to a group of slower speed storage devices including tape drives arranged in a predetermined logical configuration includin ...


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David H Jaffe, David T Powers, Kumar Gajjar, Joseph S Glider, Thomas E Idleman: Data storage apparatus and method. Micro Technology, Mark D Rowland, November 24, 1992: US05166939 (46 worldwide citation)

A mass storage apparatus, made up of a plurality of physical storage devices, which is capable of providing both high bandwidth and high operation rate, as necessary, along with high reliability, is provided. The device set is divided into one or more redundancy groups. Each redundancy group is in t ...