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System for reconfiguring cache memory having an access bit associated with
a sector of a lower-level cache...
A method for reconfiguring a cache memory is provided. The method in one aspect may include analyzing one or more characteristics of an execution entity...
Techniques for managing data in a write cache of a storage controller
A technique for limiting an amount of write data stored in a cache memory includes determining a usable region of a non-volatile storage (NVS), determining an...
System to reduce drive overhead using a mirrored cache volume in a storage
A system comprising a host, a solid state device, and an abstract layer. The host may be configured to generate a plurality of input/output (IO) requests. The...
Event tracking hardware
An event tracking hardware engine having N (.gtoreq.2) caches is invoked when an event of interest occurs, using a corresponding key. The event tracking engine...
I-cache line use history based done bit based on successful prefetchable
A method of providing history based done logic for a I-cache includes receiving an I-cache line in an L2 cache; determining if the I-cache line is...
Specifying an access hint for prefetching partial cache block data in a
A system and method for specifying an access hint for prefetching only a subsection of cache block data, for more efficient system interconnect usage by the...
Data reorganization in non-uniform cache access caches
Embodiments that dynamically reorganize data of cache lines in non-uniform cache access (NUCA) caches are contemplated. Various embodiments comprise a computing...
Network acceleration and long-distance pattern detection using improved
caching and disk mapping
A compression device recognizes patterns of data and compressing the data, and sends the compressed data to a decompression device that identifies a cached...
Information handling system with immediate scheduling of load operations
and fine-grained access to cache memory
An information handling system (IHS) includes a processor with a cache memory system. The processor includes a processor core with an L1 cache memory that...
Computer system and process for transferring multiple high bandwidth
streams of data between multiple storage...
Multiple applications request data from multiple storage units over a computer network. The data is divided into segments and each segment is distributed...
Methods and apparatus for managing HDD's spin-down and spin-up in tiered
A storage system is configured as tiered storage (composed of top tier storage apparatuses and second tier storage apparatus at least). The top tire storage...
Method and system for rebuilding data in a distributed RAID system
Embodiments of the systems and methods disclosed provide a distributed RAID system comprising a set of data banks. More particularly, in certain embodiments of...
Method of executing a background task and an array controller
The present invention provides a method of executing a background task on an array of data storage devices, the method comprising recording information about...
Power-aware redundant array of independent disks (PARAID) and related
A system defining a power-aware redundant array of identical disks (PARAID) is provided. The PARAID includes multiple data-storing disks that store multiple...
Monitoring performance of a storage area network
A performance monitor reports SAN performance so that issues within the SAN are not masked from the client. Accesses to the SAN may be grouped into the...
Storage control apparatus with memory backup device
In a storage control apparatus provided therein with a battery-backed-up memory device being a combination of a cache memory of a storage device and a system...
IT automation appliance imaging system and method
A system, method, and computer program product for harvesting an image from a local disk of a managed endpoint to an image library is provided. In an embodiment...
Operating method for a memory subsystem and devices for executing the
A memory subsystem has at least one first mass memory with a solid-state memory medium, at least one second mass memory with a moving read/write head or moving...
Intelligent memory data management
Systems and/or methods that facilitate data management on a memory device are presented. A data management component can log and tag data creating data tags....
Data retrieval methods
Embodiments of methods and systems for controlling access to information stored on memory or data storage devices are disclosed. In various embodiments, methods...
Method and system for increasing data storage reliability and efficiency
A method and a system is provided for increasing reliability of data stored in storage segments by increasing redundancy data and by permitting user data to fit...
Semiconductor memory device and method for operating semiconductor memory
A semiconductor memory device includes a memory array section configured to serve as an information storage area and an interface section configured to...
System for accessing non volatile memory
Accessing a non-volatile memory array is described, including receiving a first data and a memory address associated with the first data, writing the first data...
Semiconductor storage device and control method thereof
According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device comprises a main memory, a request issue module, a delay module, and an access module. The main...
Data defragmentation of solid-state memory
A method and apparatus for improving the performance of a computer system having a solid-state (flash) memory device as the main system memory. After weeks or...
Flash memory based storage devices utilizing magnetoresistive random
access memory (MRAM) to store files having...
A flash memory based storage device may utilize magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) as at least one of a device memory, a buffer, or high write volume...
Flash memory interface device
A memory interface module provides interfacing between a host processor with multiple flash memories and parallel interfaces of varying protocols. The interface...
Method for enhancing life cycle of memory
A hierarchical mechanism for preventing concentrated wear on single physical block or a specific set of physical blocks in the physical memory is proposed. The...
Data management apparatus, data management method, and program
A data management apparatus for managing data stored in a predetermined storage area includes a reader configured to communicate with a plurality of objects...
Techniques for dynamic disk personalization
Techniques for dynamic disk personalization are provided. A virtual image that is used to create an instance of a virtual machine (VM) is altered so that disk...
Asynchronous/synchronous switching of console devices and peripheral
A signal switch for sharing a video monitor, a plurality of console devices compliant with an industry standard and one or more than one peripheral device in...
Secure external computer hub
Secure external hubs for coupling peripheral devices to host computers are disclosed. Each peripheral device includes device identification (ID). Peripheral...
Cabin telecommunication unit
A cabin telecommunications unit that provides combined telephone and entertainment/information services onboard an aircraft. The includes a central data bus for...
System for data processing using a multi-tiered full-graph interconnect
A system is provided for implementing a multi-tiered full-graph interconnect architecture. In order to implement a multi-tiered full-graph interconnect...
System reconfiguration of expansion cards
A method and computer program product for improving or optimizing the configuration of expansion cards and expansion card slots in a computer system. The slot...
Method and apparatus for arbitration on a full-duplex bus using dual
A method and apparatus for arbitrating on a high performance serial bus is disclosed. The invention provides for a plurality of arbitration phases and an...
Data packet arbitration system
A data packet arbitration system for routing data transfers from a plurality of clients to a data transmission line is described. The system includes multiple...
Bus arbitration apparatus and method
A bus arbitration apparatus according to this invention appropriately arbitrates bus rights of use between a plurality of masters and a plurality of slaves so...
Single wire transmission interface and method for the same
The present invention discloses a single wire transmission interface comprising: a signal detection circuit detecting level switchings of a transmission signal...
Management system for using host and storage controller port information
to configure paths between a host and...
Provided is an article of manufacture, system and method for a management system for using host and storage controller port information to configure paths...
SATA pass through port
A hybrid controller and a method for coupling a plurality of host and memory devices with a hybrid controller are provided. In one embodiment, a hybrid...
Digital I/O signal scheduler
An apparatus and method of scheduling signals. In one embodiment, the method includes a first circuit receiving a first plurality of reference values. The first...
Mobile terminal, character conversion apparatus, character conversion
process, computer program, and computer...
A character conversion apparatus makes a predictive search of a conversion database for conversion candidates on the basis of one or more characters inputted by...
System and method for starting a buffer pool
For an information retrieval system coupled to a buffer pool maintaining a plurality of pages of recently accessed information for subsequent re-access, a...
Method of setting communication path in storage system, and management
In a storage system having a plurality of storage apparatuses, each of the storage apparatuses stores therein a coupling mode that is information indicative of...
Dis-aggregated and distributed data-center architecture using a direct
A data center has several dis-aggregated data clusters that connect to the Internet through a firewall and load-balancer. Each dis-aggregated data cluster has...
A status notification method includes providing a forwarding manager for a status notification. The forwarding manager enables the status notification to be...
Controlling access to physical indicators in a logically partitioned
A low-level logical partitioning function associates partitions, partitionable entities, and location codes. Partitionable entities are hardware components, not...
Method and system for implementing automatic installation of key device
The invention discloses a method and system for implementing automatic installation of a key device, and relates to the field of smart card. The method includes...
Virtual media input device
A virtual media device is described for processing one or more input signals from one or more physical media input devices, to thereby generate an output signal...