Lam Q Dang, Charles P Geer, Merle E Houdek, Eugene R Jones, Frank G Soltis, John A Soyring, Thomas M Walker: Apparatus for compressing and buffering data. International Business Machines Corporation, Donald F Voss, Bradley A Forrest, March 4, 1986: US04574351 (120 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for compressing and buffering large amounts of data, transferring the buffered data to a slower speed storage device and controlling the stopping and starting of the central processing unit (CPU) is provided for a virtual storage computer system where the data is collected in real time; th ...