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Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Paul Boerger: Noise reduction in a system. Hewlett Packard Development Company, December 27, 2011: US08085948 (24 worldwide citation)

A system comprises a plurality of storage drives coupled to logic. The logic implements a noise-reducing feature selected from a group consisting of a first feature that limits system performance based on a level of ambient noise, a second feature that staggers access transactions among said storage ...


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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Hybrid implementation for error correction codes within a non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 2, 2013: US08412879 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for using different error correction code algorithms to encode and to decode contents of blocks within a non-volatile memory are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for storing data within a non-volatile memory includes identifying a first bloc ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
GREINER Dan, GAINEY Charles, CRADDOCK David, CONESKI Anthony, GLENDENING Beth, FARRELL Mark, GREGG Thomas, NJOKU CHARLES Ugochukwu: Activation/désactivation dadaptateurs dun environnement informatique, Enable/disable adapters of a computing environment. International Business Machines Corporation, GREINER Dan, GAINEY Charles, CRADDOCK David, CONESKI Anthony, GLENDENING Beth, FARRELL Mark, GREGG Thomas, NJOKU CHARLES Ugochukwu, STRETTON Peter John, December 29, 2011: WO/2011/160714

An adapter is enabled for use. The enabling includes assigning one or more address spaces to the adapter, based on a request. For each address space assigned to the adapter, a corresponding device table entry is assigned. When the adapter is no longer needed, it is disabled and the assigned device t ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey JR, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Dan F Greiner, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Enable/disable adapters of a computing environment. International Business Machines Corporation, December 29, 2011: US20110320638-A1

An adapter is enabled for use. The enabling includes assigning one or more address spaces to the adapter, based on a request. For each address space assigned to the adapter, a corresponding device table entry is assigned. When the adapter is no longer needed, it is disabled and the assigned device t ...


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Ellen J Grusy, Matthew J Kalos, Kurt A Lovrien, Matthew Sanchez: Facilitation of simultaneous storage initialization and data destage. International Business Machines Corporation, Griffiths & Seaton PLLC, January 8, 2013: US08352691 (5 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments for storage initialization and data destage in a computing storage environment are provided. At least a portion of data on a storage device is initialized using a background process, while one of simultaneously and subsequently destaging the at least the portion of the data to th ...


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Robert A Kubo, Matthew J Kalos: Processing a read request to a logical volume while relocating a logical volume from a first storage location to a second storage location using a copy relationship. International Business Machines Corporation, David W Victor, Konrad Raynes & Victor, April 19, 2011: US07930496 (5 worldwide citation)

Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for relocating a logical volume from a first storage location to a second storage location using a copy relationship. An operation is initiated to move a logical volume from a first storage location to a second storage location. A relationshi ...


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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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Ellen J Grusy, Matthew J Kalos, Kurt A Lovrien, Matthew Sanchez: Facilitation of simultaneous storage initialization and data destage. International Business Machines Corporation, Griffiths & Seaton PLLC, March 11, 2014: US08671253 (3 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments for storage initialization and data destage in a computing storage environment are provided. At least a portion of data on a storage device is initialized using a background process, while one of simultaneously and subsequently destaging the at least the portion of the data to th ...


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Matthew J Kalos, Robert Akira Kubo: Updating metadata in a logical volume associated with a storage controller for data units indicated in a data structure. International Business Machines Corporation, David W Victor, Konrad Raynes & Victor, March 20, 2012: US08140785 (2 worldwide citation)

Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for updating metadata in a logical volume associated with a storage controller. A data structure is generated indicating data units in a volume whose metadata is to be updated. An operation is initiated to update the metadata for data units i ...