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US-8,140,764 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...
US-8,140,763 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...
US-8,140,762 System to reduce drive overhead using a mirrored cache volume in a storage array
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...
US-8,140,761 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...
US-8,140,760 I-cache line use history based done bit based on successful prefetchable counter
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...
US-8,140,759 Specifying an access hint for prefetching partial cache block data in a cache hierarchy
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...
US-8,140,758 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...
US-8,140,757 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...
US-8,140,756 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...
US-8,140,755 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...
US-8,140,754 Methods and apparatus for managing HDD's spin-down and spin-up in tiered storage systems
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...
US-8,140,753 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...
US-8,140,752 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...
US-8,140,751 Power-aware redundant array of independent disks (PARAID) and related methods
A system defining a power-aware redundant array of identical disks (PARAID) is provided. The PARAID includes multiple data-storing disks that store multiple...
US-8,140,750 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...
US-8,140,749 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...
US-8,140,748 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...
US-8,140,747 Operating method for a memory subsystem and devices for executing the operating method
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...
US-8,140,746 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....
US-8,140,745 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...
US-8,140,744 Method and system for increasing data storage reliability and efficiency via compression
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...
US-8,140,743 Semiconductor memory device and method for operating semiconductor memory device
A semiconductor memory device includes a memory array section configured to serve as an information storage area and an interface section configured to...
US-8,140,742 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...
US-8,140,741 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...
US-8,140,740 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...
US-8,140,739 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...
US-8,140,738 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...
US-8,140,737 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...
US-8,140,736 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...
US-8,140,735 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...
US-8,140,734 Asynchronous/synchronous switching of console devices and peripheral devices
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...
US-8,140,733 Secure external computer hub
Secure external hubs for coupling peripheral devices to host computers are disclosed. Each peripheral device includes device identification (ID). Peripheral...
US-8,140,732 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...
US-8,140,731 System for data processing using a multi-tiered full-graph interconnect architecture
A system is provided for implementing a multi-tiered full-graph interconnect architecture. In order to implement a multi-tiered full-graph interconnect...
US-8,140,730 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...
US-8,140,729 Method and apparatus for arbitration on a full-duplex bus using dual phases
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...
US-8,140,728 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...
US-8,140,727 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...
US-8,140,726 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...
US-8,140,725 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...
US-8,140,724 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...
US-8,140,723 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...
US-8,140,722 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...
US-8,140,721 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...
US-8,140,720 Method of setting communication path in storage system, and management apparatus therefor
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...
US-8,140,719 Dis-aggregated and distributed data-center architecture using a direct interconnect fabric
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...
US-8,140,718 Status notifications
A status notification method includes providing a forwarding manager for a status notification. The forwarding manager enables the status notification to be...
US-8,140,717 Controlling access to physical indicators in a logically partitioned computer system
A low-level logical partitioning function associates partitions, partitionable entities, and location codes. Partitionable entities are hardware components, not...
US-8,140,716 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...
US-8,140,715 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...
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