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Apparatus and method for locking and unlocking removable media for use inside and outside protected ...
Honeywell International Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351858

A method includes detecting a storage device and performing a check-in process for the storage device. The check-in process includes scanning the storage device to identify any malware contained on the storage device, digitally signing one or more clean files on the storage device, and modifying a file system of the storage device. The method may also include performing a ...
System and method supporting secure data transfer into and out of protected systems using removable ...
Honeywell International Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351854

A system includes one or more protected nodes within a protected system, where each protected node is configured to be coupled to a storage device. The system also includes a server configured to perform a check-in process so that one or more files on the storage device are (i) accessible by the one or more protected nodes within the protected ...
Concurrent access and transactions in a distributed file system
Cohesity, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351701

Embodiments described herein provide techniques for maintaining consistency in a distributed system (e. G., a distributed secondary storage system). According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, a first set of file system objects included in performing the requested file system operation is identified in response to a request to perform a file system operation. An update intent corresponding to ...
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Chain file system
Portworx, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351695

Techniques and mechanisms described herein facilitate the execution of a software program container having a plurality of layers. Each layer may include a plurality of files. For instance, a base layer may include a version of an operating system, while an upper layer may include a software program configured to run within the operating system. Different layers may store, create, ...
Host device
Toshiba Memory Corporation
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351608

According to one embodiment, a host device is provided. The host device includes a processor that stores a log of a file in plurality of storages using a log -structured file system. The processor selects in which of the plural storages to store a log which is determined to be live in garbage collection which is a process of determining ...
Address translation for a non-volatile memory storage device
Skyera, Llc
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351605

Techniques are described for accessing data from a storage device. In one example, the storage device may include a storage medium comprising non-volatile memory, a network connection, and one or more processing entities. The one or more processors may be configured to receive a request from the network connection at the non-volatile memory storage device for accessing data associated with ...
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Fast file server methods and systems
Pme Ip Pty Ltd.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170346883

The invention provides, in one aspect, an improved system for data access comprising a file server that is coupled to a client device or application executing thereon via one or more networks. The server comprises static storage that is organized in one or more directories, each containing, zero, one or more files. The server also comprises a file system operable, ...
Distributed file system consistency check
Vmware, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344597

Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems include a controller node receiving a request to perform a consistency check of a distributed file system. The controller node transmits, to each of a plurality of nodes, a request for the node to use logical metadata of the distributed file system owned by the node to construct an expected copy of physical metadata mapped ...
Backup operations in a tree-based distributed file system
Cohesity, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344590

Techniques for cloning, writing to, and reading from file system metadata. Cloning involves identifying a first set of pointers included in a first root node in a file system metadata tree structure that stores file system metadata n leaf nodes of the tree structure, creating a first copy of the first root node that includes the first set of pointers, ...
De-duplication optimized platform for object grouping
International Business Machines Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344586

Embodiments are provided for enhancing storage efficiency in a de-duplication enabled storage system. Metadata of a shared-nothing clustered file system is scanned, and a first state of the storage system is determined. One or more cores are located from the metadata. Each core includes a grouping of objects having a minimum coreness. An arrangement of the located cores is optimized ...
Heterogeneous distributed file system using different types of storage mediums
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344581

According to one general aspect, a system may include a plurality of data nodes. Each data node may include either or both of a first storage medium and a second storage medium that is slower than the first storage medium. Each data node may be configured to store a piece data in either the first storage medium or the second ...
Methods for facilitating external cache in a cloud storage environment and devices thereof
Netapp, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344575

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and storage server computing device that stores an identifier for a file system block evicted from a buffer cache in an entry in a table. The file system block is inserted into a victim cache hosted by an ephemeral block-level storage device by invoking a function provided by an application programming interface (api). The ...
Data discard method for journaling file system and memory management apparatus thereof
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344573

Provided are a data discard method for a file system and a memory management apparatus thereof. Specifically, the data discard method for a file system includes: unlinking an inode and a data block corresponding to a file stored in a storage from among inodes and data blocks in a file system when a kernel event of deleting the file occurs; ...
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Distributed file system with integrated file object conversion
Red Hat, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344560

Systems and methods for enhancing a distributed file system to provide multiple formats of a file object by creating the file object in a requested format. An example method may comprise: receiving, by a distributed file system comprising a plurality of nodes, a request for a file object in a first format; determining whether the file object in the first ...
Code dispersion hash table-based map-reduce system and method
Unist (ulsan National Institute Of Science And Technology)
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344546

A chord distributed hash table based mapreduce system includes multiple servers and a job scheduler. The multiple servers include file systems and in-memory caches storing data based on a chord distributed hash table. The job scheduler manages the data stored in the file systems and the in-memory caches in a double-layered ring structure, when receiving a data access request for ...
Methods for improving journal performance in storage networks and devices thereof
Netapp, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344282

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and storage server computing device that determines when a generated storage operation corresponds with one of a set of predefined storage operations. The storage operation is executed and a result of the execution of the storage operation is withheld from a file system, when the determining indicates that the storage operation corresponds with one ...
Recording medium, playback device, and playback method
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337946

A playback device is provided that includes a readout unit that reads out data recorded in a recording medium and a playback unit. Data including a digital stream file obtained by encoding video information is recorded in the recording medium. A recording region of the recording medium has a first recording region where reading is performed at a first read ...
Spatial indexing for distributed storage using local indexes
Oracle International Corporation
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337229

Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with indexing spatial data in a distributed file system using local indexes are described. In one embodiment, a method includes dividing the spatial data into splits. Each of the splits includes a portion of the spatial data and includes additional sub-units that further sub-divide the spatial data. The example method may also include populating ...
Management of file system requests in a distributed storage system
Weka.io Ltd.
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337217

A first computing device is part of a distributed electronic storage system (dess) that also comprises one or more second computing devices. The first computing device comprises client process circuitry and dess interface circuitry. The dess interface circuitry is operable to: receive, from client process circuitry of the first computing device, a first client file system request that requires accessing ...
Computer program product, method, apparatus and data storage system for managing defragmentation in file systems
Hitachi Data Systems Engineering Uk Limited
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337212

Aspects of managing defragmentation in a data storage system comprising one or more storage apparatuses and a file system server connected to the one or more storage apparatuses and to one or more host computers are described, comprising: providing free space allocation information; allocating, in response to receiving an update request to update data stored in one or more first ...
Vault to object store
Actifio, Inc.
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337109

Systems and methods of enabling a service level agreement to specify interactions between an application and a remotely located object store that manages data as objects. A computing device receives data associated with a request to write application data to an object store according to a schedule, wherein the data is file system data. The computing device creates a snapshot ...
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