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Michael L Federwisch, Shane S Owara, Stephen L Manley, Steven R Kleiman: System and method for determining changes in two snapshots and for transmitting changes to destination snapshot. Network Appliance, Cesari and McKenna, January 31, 2006: US06993539 (183 worldwide citation)

A system and method for remote asynchronous replication or mirroring of changes in a source file system snapshot in a destination replica file system using a scan (via a scanner) of the blocks that make up two versions of a snapshot of the source file system, which identifies changed blocks in the r ...


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Michael L Federwisch, Shane S Owara, Stephen L Manley, Steven R Kleiman: System and method for determining changes in two snapshots and for transmitting changes to a destination snapshot. NetApp, Cesari and McKenna, October 13, 2009: US07603391 (49 worldwide citation)

A system and method for remote asynchronous replication or mirroring of changes in a source file system snapshot in a destination replica file system using a scan (via a scanner) of the blocks that make up two versions of a snapshot of the source file system, which identifies changed blocks in the r ...


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Michael L Federwisch, Shane S Owara, Stephen L Manley, Steven R Kleiman: System and method for determining changes in two snapshots and for transmitting changes to a destination snapshot. NetApp, Cesari and McKenna, October 19, 2010: US07818299 (19 worldwide citation)

A method for backing up a computer file system is disclosed. A first snapshot of the file system is generated at a first time, the first snapshot having first pointers to data blocks of the file system at the first time. A network adapter receives storage operations to write new data to the file sys ...


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Michael L Federwisch, Shane S Owara, Stephen L Manley, Steven R Kleiman: System and method for determining changes in two snapshots and for transmitting changes to destination snapshot. Cesari And Mckenna, September 25, 2003: US20030182313-A1

A system and method for remote asynchronous replication or mirroring of changes in a source file system snapshot in a destination replica file system using a scan (via a scanner) of the blocks that make up two versions of a snapshot of the source file system, which identifies changed blocks in the r ...


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EFFICIENT DIFFERENTIAL TECHNIQUES FOR METAFILES. NETAPP, April 27, 2017: US20170116219-A1

Exemplary embodiments provide methods, mediums, and systems for replicating metafiles between a source and a destination. The metafile may be subdivided into blocks. The contents of the metafile may be transferred by locating the blocks which are changed between the source version of the metafile an ...