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John Crescenti, Srinivas Kavuri, David Alan Oshinsky, Anand Prahlad: Hierarchical backup and retrieval system. CommVault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 1, 2008: US07395282 (400 worldwide citation)

The invention is a hierarchical backup system. The interconnected network computing devices are put into groups of backup cells. A backup cell has a manager software agent responsible maintaining and initiating a backup regime for the network computing devices in the backup cell. The backups are dir ...


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Crescenti John, Kavuri Srinivas, Oshinsky David A, Prahlad Anand: Hierarchical backup and retrieval system. Commvault Systems, May 15, 2002: EP1204922-A1 (25 worldwide citation)

The invention is a hierarchical backup system. The interconnected network computing devices are put into groups of backup cells. A backup cell has a manager software agent responsible for maintaining and initiating a backup regime for the network computing devices in the backup cell. The backups are ...


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Manoj Kumar Vijayan, Jaidev Oppath Kochunni, Saurabh Agrawal, Abhishek Narulkar: High availability distributed deduplicated storage system. Commvault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 30, 2017: US09665591 (6 worldwide citation)

A high availability distributed, deduplicated storage system according to certain embodiments is arranged to include multiple deduplication database media agents. The deduplication database media agents store signatures of data blocks stored in secondary storage. In addition, the deduplication datab ...


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Sumer Dilip Deshpande, Henry Wallace Dornemann, Ananda Venkatesha, Ashwin Gautamchand Sancheti: Archiving virtual machines in a data storage system. Commvault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 20, 2017: US09684535 (6 worldwide citation)

The data storage system according to certain aspects can manage the archiving of virtual machines to (and restoring of virtual machines from) secondary storage. The system can determine whether to archive virtual machines based on usage data or information. The usage information may include storage ...


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Amit Mitkar, Paramasivam Kumarasamy, Rajiv Kottomtharayil: Accessing a file system using tiered deduplication. COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 21, 2017: US09575673 (6 worldwide citation)

An illustrative pseudo-file-system driver uses deduplication functionality and resources in a storage management system to provide an application and/or a virtual machine with access to a locally-stored file system. From the perspective of the application/virtual machine, the file system appears to ...


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Vimal Kumar Nallathambi, Unmil Vinay Tambe: Consolidated processing of storage-array commands by a snapshot-control media agent. COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 26, 2017: US09774672 (5 worldwide citation)

A “snapshot-control media agent” (“snap-MA”) is configured on a secondary storage computing device that operates apart from client computing devices. A “forwarder” media agent operates on each client computing device that uses a storage array, yet lacks command channels to the storage array. The for ...


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Rahul S Pawar, Jun H Ahn, Manas Bhikchand Mutha, Henry Wallace Dornemann, Anup Kumar: Database application backup in single snapshot for multiple applications. Commvault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 25, 2017: US09632874 (5 worldwide citation)

An information management system according to certain aspects may be configured to generate a snapshot of data relating to a plurality of applications. Data generated by the plurality of applications may be stored in a logical volume in primary storage. The system may include a plurality of data age ...


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Rahul S Pawar, Jun H Ahn, Manas Bhikchand Mutha, Henry Wallace Dornemann, Anup Kumar: Generating mapping information for single snapshot for multiple applications. CommVault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 5, 2017: US09753812 (5 worldwide citation)

An information management system according certain aspects may be configured to generate a snapshot of data relating to a plurality of applications. The system may include first and second data agents associated with first and second applications, respectively. The system may also include a snapshot ...


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Rahul S Pawar, Jun H Ahn, Manas Bhikchand Mutha, Henry Wallace Dornemann, Anup Kumar: Single snapshot for multiple applications. Commvault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 2, 2017: US09639426 (5 worldwide citation)

An information management system according to certain aspects may be configured to generate a snapshot of data relating to a plurality of applications. The system may include a plurality of data agents, wherein each data agent is associated with at least one of a plurality of applications, and data ...


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Amit Mitkar, Sumer Dilip Deshpande, Henry Wallace Dornemann, Rahul S Pawar, Ashwin Gautamchand Sancheti: Creation of virtual machine placeholders in a data storage system. Commvault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 16, 2017: US09652283 (5 worldwide citation)

The data storage system according to certain aspects can manage the archiving of virtual machines to (and restoring of virtual machines from) secondary storage. The system may archive virtual machines (VMs) that are determined to have a low level of utilization. The system may create a virtual machi ...