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Yu Ping Cheng, David Hitz: High-performance non-volatile RAM protected write cache accelerator system employing DMA and data transferring scheme. Auspex Systems, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, December 23, 1997: US05701516 (167 worldwide citation)

A data storage system is coupled to a host computer system for the transfer of data between the host and a plurality of data storage devices. The data storage devices are coupled to a plurality of data transfer channels with each data storage channel be coupled to at least a respective one of the da ...


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Ilya Gertner: Apparatus including an I/O interface and a network interface and related method of use. LS CLOUD STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES, Toler Law Group PC, November 7, 2017: US09811463

An apparatus includes interface configured to receive input/output (I/O) traffic from a host computer via a dedicated I/O channel. The I/O traffic includes one or more I/O requests. The apparatus includes a network interface configured to receive network traffic from a second device via a network. T ...


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APPARATUS INCLUDING AN I/O INTERFACE AND A NETWORK INTERFACE AND RELATED METHOD OF USE. June 8, 2017: US20170161189-A1

An apparatus includes interface configured to receive input/output (I/O) traffic from a host computer via a dedicated I/O channel. The I/O traffic includes one or more I/O requests. The apparatus includes a network interface configured to receive network traffic from a second device via a network. T ...