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04/17/14
20140109242
 Data protecting method, mobile communication device, and memory storage device patent thumbnailData protecting method, mobile communication device, and memory storage device
A data protecting method for a mobile communication device is provided. The data protecting method includes storing first authentication information into a hidden area of a memory storage device coupled to the mobile communication device.
04/17/14
20140109216
 Portable personal information storage device patent thumbnailPortable personal information storage device
A personal information storage system includes a securely configured portable media storage device that communicates with a computer to receive selected personal information. In one embodiment, the portable media storage device takes the form of a universal serial bus connector having a proprietary identifier embedded into the readable memory of the device.
04/17/14
20140109048
 Method and system to automatically generate use case sequence diagrams and class diagrams patent thumbnailMethod and system to automatically generate use case sequence diagrams and class diagrams
A system and computer-executed method automatically generate a sequence diagram from class-responsibility-collaborator (crc) information. The crc information identifies objects, responsibility information for each object, and collaborator information for each object, and the crc information corresponds with each activity in an activity diagram.
04/17/14
20140108980
 Visualization and navigation of knowledge domains patent thumbnailVisualization and navigation of knowledge domains
A system stores visual content in a computer storage device, and displays the visual content on a display unit in an undistorted projection in an overview mode. The system receives input from a user to focus on a specific topic in the undistorted projection, and converts the undistorted projection into a distorted projection that focuses on the topic selected by the user.
04/17/14
20140108932
 Online search, storage, manipulation, and delivery of video content patent thumbnailOnline search, storage, manipulation, and delivery of video content
A computer device programmed for managing online video content includes a processing unit that is capable of executing instructions, and a non-volatile computer-readable storage device. The storage device stores a search module programmed to allow a user to search for video content, the video content including video clips from movies.
04/17/14
20140108888
 Error tolerant or streaming storage device patent thumbnailError tolerant or streaming storage device
A method of storing data includes receiving general purpose (gp) data and special error tolerant or streaming (ets) data, storing the gp data using a data storage method, and storing the ets data using a different data storage method which affects the access rate, resilience to errors, data integrity, storage density, or storage capacity. The storage medium, which can include a disk drive, flash memory, or holographic memory, is utilized differently depending on the required quality of service in aspects including block size, storage of error correction codes, utilization of error correction codes, storage area density, physical format pattern, storage verification, or reaction to failed storage verification.
04/17/14
20140108887
 Storage device patent thumbnailStorage device
According to one embodiment, a storage device performs error correction processing of a code of which the maximum correction performance is t bits, the decoding device including an error correction processor for performing error correction processing using calculating devices capable of handling errors of j bits (j is an integer equal to or more than one and less than t), wherein an initial value of an error number expectation value is set to i (i is an integer equal to or more than one and less than t), and execution of increment of the error number expectation value and execution of the error correction processing is repeated until no error is detected or the error number expectation value becomes t bits.. .
04/17/14
20140108884
 Method and apparatus for controlling parity check function of content addressable memory device supporting partial write operation patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for controlling parity check function of content addressable memory device supporting partial write operation
A method for managing data stored in a content addressable memory (cam) device includes at least the following steps: performing a partial write operation to overwrite only a portion of original write data stored in an entry of the cam device, and storing updated write data in the entry; and updating a parity flag by a first value to indicate that parity data corresponding to the entry of the cam device is invalid. Besides, a cam system employing the method has a cam device, a storage device and a parity flag controller..
04/17/14
20140108829
 External storage device and driving method thereof patent thumbnailExternal storage device and driving method thereof
An external storage device comprises a plurality of hard disks, a control unit, a bridging unit, a connecting port and a voltage converter circuit. The control unit is coupled to the hard disks and ingrates the hard disks into a redundant array of inexpensive disks.
04/17/14
20140108799
 Method and apparatus for providing subscriber identity module-based data encryption and remote management of portable storage devices patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for providing subscriber identity module-based data encryption and remote management of portable storage devices
Portable storage devices and methods for remotely managing such portable storage devices are disclosed. For example, a method receives a request from an endpoint device to send a command to a portable storage device.
04/17/14
20140108797
Storage communities of interest using cryptographic splitting
Methods and systems of presenting data in a secure data storage network are disclosed. One method includes defining a community of interest capable of accessing data stored in a secure data storage network, the community of interest including a plurality of users desiring access to a common set of data.
04/17/14
20140108796
Storage of cryptographically-split data blocks at geographically-separated locations
A secure storage appliance is disclosed, along with methods of storing and reading data in a secure storage network. The secure storage appliance is configured to present to a client a virtual disk, the virtual disk mapped to the plurality of physical storage devices.
04/17/14
20140108776
Information processing apparatus, virtual machine management method, and virtual machine management program
An interface unit holds an activation code including information indicating an access destination storage device among storage devices. A storage unit stores activation codes, each including information indicating an access destination storage device.
04/17/14
20140108762
Information processing apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium
The present information processing apparatus compares a size of a used memory that is currently used for execution of an application with a stored maximum size of a memory used by the application. Dump processing for writing memory contents to an external storage device is not executed when the result of the comparison shows that the size of the used memory is smaller than or equal to the maximum size, and is executed when the result of the comparison shows that the size of the used memory is larger than the maximum size..
04/17/14
20140108759
Storage apparatus and data management method
A storage apparatus for which a hierarchical data management system is adopted is designed so that when receiving a read request for a first logical area to which a first storage area of a first storage device in a virtual volume is allocated, whether or not to migrate data in a first storage area of the first storage device, to a storage area of a second storage device is decided according to an access frequency to the first logical area in synchronization with the read request. When it is decided that the data stored in the first storage area of the first storage device should be migrated to the storage area of the second storage device, the data is migrated to a second storage area of the second storage device and the second storage area thereof is allocated to the first logical area in the virtual volume..
04/17/14
20140108723
Reducing metadata in a write-anywhere storage system
Systems and methods for reducing metadata in a write-anywhere storage system are disclosed herein. The system includes a plurality of clients coupled with a plurality of storage nodes, each storage node having a plurality of primary storage devices coupled thereto.
04/17/14
20140108721
Data storage device and operating method thereof
A data storage device include a storage memory, an information memory suitable for storing disk information and/or file information transmitted from a host device, and a controller suitable for processing a request on the data memory, which is received from the host device, based on the disk information and/or the file information stored in the information memory.. .
04/17/14
20140108717
System and method to backup objects on an object storage platform
A method and system enable tape back-up of objects stored to an object storage platform and also enable efficient backup to a secondary storage device data objects. An offline-replica bit within a metadata of an object being stored is set to a first value, indicating that the stored object is available for secondary storage to a second storage device.
04/17/14
20140108709
File server node with non-volatile memory processing module coupled to cluster file server node
Apparatus includes a file server node having (i) a first interface operable to communicate with a network and receiving a network request via network, (ii) a non-volatile memory operable to temporarily store a request related to the network request received by the first interface, (iii) a second interface operable to be coupled to the storage device for storing the request, and (iv) a non-volatile memory processing module, coupled to the first interface, the non-volatile memory and the second interface, and operable to be coupled to another file server node, so that the request can be sent to the non-volatile memory, the second interface and the another file server node after the non-volatile memory processing module receives the file system request.. .
04/17/14
20140108708
Raid configuration in a flash memory data storage device
A method of storing data in a flash memory data storage device that includes a plurality of memory chips is disclosed. The method includes determining a number of memory chips in the data storage device, defining, via a host coupled to the data storage device, a first partition of the data storage device, where the first partition includes a first subset of the plurality of memory chips and defining a second partition of the data storage device via a host coupled to the data storage device, where the second partition includes a second subset of the plurality of memory chips.
04/17/14
20140108706
Data storage device, storage media controller and storage media control method
A storage media control method, by which a data strobe signal is shifted by different phase shifts at different time intervals during a write-leveling operation to be received by a storage media and compared to a clock signal for returning a data signal. At the storage media side, during the write-leveling operation, a synchronous transmission between the received data strobe signal and the clock signal causes a transition event at the data signal.
04/17/14
20140108699
Storage array, storage system, and data access method
A storage array, a storage system, and a data access method. A data access method of a storage device includes: transferring data input from a user interface chip to a non-volatile storage device through a peripheral component interconnect express (pcie) link, where the user interface chip and the non-volatile storage device are connected to the pcie link, and the non-volatile storage device includes a memory and a non-volatile storage medium; writing the data to the memory of the non-volatile storage device; and writing the data written in the memory of the non-volatile storage device to the non-volatile storage medium.
04/17/14
20140108666
Maintaining a communication path from a host to a storage subsystem in a network
Provided are a method, system, computer storage device, and storage area network for maintaining a communication path from a host to a storage subsystem in a network. A storage subsystem controls data transfer and access to a storage devices in a network, wherein the storage subsystem is coupled to a switch and the switch is coupled to a host in the network.
04/17/14
20140108585
Multimedia content management system
A system allows a user to select multimedia content items from sources that include, but are not limited to, any of: internet, network, or local. Selected multimedia content items may be stored in user specific caches residing in at least one cloud based storage device.
04/17/14
20140108475
Migration-destination file server and file system migration method
A migration-destination file server is coupled to a migration-source file server that provides a migration-source file system, and provides a migration-destination file system. The migration-destination file server comprises a storage device and a controller.
04/17/14
20140108471
Virtual media with folder-mount function
A virtual media (vm) method for mounting one or more folders in one or more storage devices of a client for accessed by a server as a virtual drive. The client assigns virtual cluster indices to each file, and creates a file-cluster index table to store the assigned virtual cluster indices.
04/17/14
20140108465
File system and method of file access
A file system and method of file access are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a method is performed at a host device coupled to a data storage device, where the host device includes a memory storing a file data structure.
04/17/14
20140108402
System and method to store and retrieve indentifier associated information content
In one embodiment, information content files, such as text files, image files, xml files and the like, that provide information related to an identifier bearing item, such as a consumer item with a barcode, are stored on a data storage device such as network server. Identifier data entries, such as upc data, are associated with file data entries, such as file names, in a database.
04/17/14
20140108351
Data storage system utilizing proxy device for storage operations
A data storage environment can include a secondary storage computing device that acts as a proxy for other secondary storage computing devices. For example, the secondary storage computing device receives a storage operation request from one or more of the other secondary storage computing devices, such as a request to create a snapshot of client data.
04/17/14
20140108158
Methods for augmenting user-generated content using a monetizable feature
A system for monetization of content includes a storage device for storage and retrieval of data, and a library of content and advertisements stored within the storage device. The library comprises an organizational structure for facilitating the storage and retrieval.
04/17/14
20140108157
System, method, and computer program product for selecting and presenting financial products and services
An apparatus and method use client information to automatically select products appropriate for the client. According to one aspect of the invention, client information, information about the products, ancillary data, and decision criteria pertaining to selection from among the products are stored in a storage device decision-making logic circuitry use the stored data to select the products.
04/17/14
20140108087
Log management system and log management method
A server system generates one thread with respect to a request for a process, and at the time, a thread local storage that is a dedicated area in which data used for the thread is stored is secured on a main storage device. Log tracking information that can uniquely identify output of a log from the start of output of the log to the end of output of the same is held in the thread local storage during a process of a session id, a user id, and a sequence number.
04/17/14
20140107879
Parallel hybrid electric vehicle power management system and adaptive power management method and program therefor
A system, computer readable storage device and method for controlling torque in a hybrid electric vehicle are disclosed. The method comprises determining a state of charge of an energy storage device, obtaining a reference state of charge, obtaining an error from a difference between the determined state of charge and the reference state of charge; and apportioning torque between a motor and an engine based upon the error.
04/17/14
20140107499
Medical information management system
A medical device communication system is described. The system includes a plurality of medical devices, a message listener programmed to wirelessly receive a plurality of messages from the plurality of medical devices, a storage device in communication with the message listener for storing the messages, a message distribution device for delivering the messages to a plurality of locations including a system database, an analytics database, and an integration engine.
04/17/14
20140106854
Gaming machine power fail enhancement
An operating system for a gaming system includes a data producer which generates non-reproducible data relating to a transaction carried out in respect of the gaming system. A data consumer is in communication with the data producer for storing data relating to the non-reproducible data.
04/17/14
20140106235
Separator for nonaqueous electrolyte electricity storage devices and nonaqueous electrolyte electricity storage device
Provided is a separator for nonaqueous electrolyte electricity storage devices that includes an improved porous epoxy resin membrane. In the separator for nonaqueous electrolyte electricity storage devices, a ratio i/io between a peak intensity io of an absorption peak present at 1240 cm−1 in an infrared absorption spectrum of the porous epoxy resin membrane and a peak intensity i of an absorption peak present at 1240 cm−1 in an infrared absorption spectrum of the porous epoxy resin membrane having been subjected to an acetic anhydride treatment is 1.0 or more and 2.4 or less.
04/17/14
20140106213
Electrical storage device element and electrical storage device
A highly-reliable electrical storage device element and electrical storage device, in each of which on predetermined regions of predetermined end surfaces of a laminate forming an electrical storage component, sprayed end surface electrodes each having a high bond strength to the laminate are provided.. .
04/17/14
20140106204
Electric storage device, covering sheet, and container covering method
There is provided an electric storage device including a power generating element, a housing container for housing the power generating element and including an upper face, a bottom face, and four side faces and a covering member formed by winding an insulating sheet around the housing container. The housing container includes round portions or chamfered portions formed between the adjacent side faces and round or chamfered boundary portions formed between the bottom face and the side faces.
04/17/14
20140106199
Energy storage apparatus having a temperature control device
An energy storage device (1) has at least one energy storage cell (2), preferably a number of energy storage cells (2), and a temperature controlling means, which is designed for controlling the temperature of the energy storage cell (2) or an assembly formed by the energy storage cells (2), and at least one clamping element (8, 20), which is designed as a functional component part of the temperature controlling means and is designed for carrying a heat transfer medium.. .
04/17/14
20140106191
Electrical storage device and method for manufacturing the same
An electrical storage unit that includes a positive electrode, which includes a positive-electrode collector electrode and a positive-electrode active material layer on the positive-electrode collector electrode, a negative electrode, which includes a negative-electrode collector electrode and a negative-electrode active material layer on the negative-electrode collector electrode, the negative-electrode active material layer facing the positive-electrode active material layer, and a first insulating layer bonded to the positive electrode and the negative electrode and separating the positive electrode from the negative electrode. The first insulating layer is bonded to part of a surface of the positive electrode and part of a surface of the negative electrode and includes a communication path for connecting the outside of the electrical storage unit to the inside of the electrical storage unit..
04/17/14
20140105676
Self-latching storage device module
A latching device for latching a storage device module into a storage chassis is provided. The latching device includes a latch member having a latching end and a spring end opposite the latching end, the latch member slidingly disposed within a front bezel of the storage device module and being movable between a latching position and a releasing position.
04/17/14
20140105502
Devices, systems and methods for transcription suggestions and completions
Methods, devices and systems are described for transcribing text from artifacts to electronic files. A computer system is provided, wherein the computer system comprises a computer-readable storage device.
04/17/14
20140105062
Feature peer network with scalable state information
A device receives feature peer packets including feature peer state information. The feature peer packets are received from a first set of feature peers provided at a first location and associated with a service graph associated with a user device of a customer.
04/17/14
20140104953
Semiconductor storage device and method for producing the same
A semiconductor storage device 100 includes a controller package 110 having a bga terminal on a bottom surface thereof; and one or a plurality of memory packages 120 each including a plurality of semiconductor storage elements and mounted on the controller package. The controller package includes a bottom substrate having the bga terminal on a bottom surface thereof; a power supply ic, mounted on the bottom substrate, for supplying a plurality of power supplies; and a controller mounted on the bottom substrate and operable by the plurality of power supplies supplied from the power supply ic.
04/17/14
20140104949
Reducing erase cycles in an electronic storage device that uses at least one erase-limited memory device
A solution for reducing erase cycles in an electronic storage device that uses at least one erase-limited memory device is disclosed.. .
04/17/14
20140104947
Non-volatile semiconductor memory data reading method thereof
A non-volatile semiconductor memory includes a memory array, a selecting device selecting a page according to addresses, a data storage device, storing page data, and an output device outputting the stored data. The data storage device includes a first data storage device receiving data from a selected page of the memory array, a second data storage device receiving data from the first data storage device, and a data transmission device configured between the first and the second data storage device.
04/17/14
20140104906
Energy storage device, and system having an energy storage device
The invention relates to an energy storage device (1) for generating an n-phase supply voltage, where n≧1, with n energy supply branches which are connected in parallel and which are each connected to one of n phase connections, wherein each of the energy supply branches has a large number of energy storage modules (3) which are connected in series and which each comprise: an energy storage cell module (5) which has at least one energy storage cell (1a, 5n), and a coupling device (9) with coupling elements (7, 8) which are designed to switch or to bridge the energy storage cell module (5) selectively into the respective energy supply branch, wherein those coupling elements (8) of the coupling devices (9) which are designed to bridge the energy storage cell module (5) in the respective energy supply branch comprise normally-on semiconductor switches (8a). The other coupling elements (7) can comprise normally-off semiconductor switches (7a) in this case..
04/17/14
20140104779
Mounting apparatus for data storage device
The present disclosure provides a mounting assembly, which includes a data storage device and a bracket receiving the data storage device. Two locking portions are located on opposite sides of the data storage device.
04/17/14
20140104739
Electric storage apparatus
An electric storage apparatus includes an output terminal configured to be electrically connected to a system including an engine, an electric storage device, a monitoring apparatus including a detector and a controller, and a relay disposed between the output terminal and the electric storage device. The detector is configured to detect a variation value corresponding to an amount of charge of the electric storage device.
04/17/14
20140104724
Perpendicular magnetic recording medium and magnetic storage device
Provided are a magnetic recording medium suitable for use with a microwave assisted magnetic recording head and suitable for such recording and a method for manufacturing the same. A perpendicular magnetic recording medium includes a recording layer including a plurality of magnetic layers.
04/17/14
20140104716
Preamplifier-to-channel communication in a storage device
An apparatus comprising a preamplifier, a channel, and a controller. The preamplifier may be configured to read/write data to a drive with a read/write head, in response to (i) a plurality of digital control signals multiplexed to be sent/received over a first bus and (ii) one or more analog data signals sent/received over a second bus.
04/17/14
20140104465
Image pickup apparatus and signal value correction method
In an aspect of the present invention, only by storing the first correction coefficients corresponding to the colors of the color filters of the image pickup element and the second correction coefficients corresponding to the relative positions of the pixels to the position of the specific circuit element of the image pickup element, in the storage device, an adequate combination of the first correction coefficients and the second correction coefficients is selected for each pixel, and a calculation with it is performed with respect to the signal value of each of the pixels. Therefore, with an essential minimum number of correction coefficients, it is possible to quickly and accurately correct the variation in signal values caused by the color array for the color filters of the image pickup element and the variation in signal values caused by the structure in which multiple pixels share the specific circuit element..
04/17/14
20140104448
Touch screen video source control system
The present invention is a video production and control system that uses a touch screen display and user interface, managed by a controller, for video source control. The system may include a set of touch screen windows that display feeds from sources of video information.
04/17/14
20140104214
Touch screen control of video sources using preset configurations
The present invention is a video production and control system that uses a touch screen display and user interface, managed by a controller, for video source control. The system may include a set of touch screen windows that display feeds from sources of video information.
04/17/14
20140104043
Context aware detection and mobile platform wake
A device includes a processor having a standby state, a control unit coupled to the processor to receive wireless identification information, and a storage device to store a processor wake policy. The control unit applies the policy to received wireless identification information to wake the processor..
04/17/14
20140103955
System and method for automated failure detection of hold-up power storage devices
A fault detection circuit is utilized to automatically detect faults in hold-up power storage devices. The fault detection circuit includes a hold-up monitoring circuit and a memory device.
04/17/14
20140103874
Construction machine
Construction machine capable of incorporating an engine and using an external power source. The construction machine includes an electrical storage device performing a charge with the external power source, uses the electrical storage device to provide assist when the power of the engine is insufficient, uses an electrical charge in the electrical storage device systematically in accordance with work time, and efficiently uses the electrical storage device by controlling its discharge amount in accordance with load status.
04/17/14
20140103858
Mobile charging device
In order to further simplify the operation of an electrically operable tool device, the mobile charging device comprises an energy storage device for the storage of electrical energy that can be used to charge the battery of the electrically operable tool device, independently of the mains supply.. .
04/17/14
20140103787
Mounting apparatus for data storage device
A mounting apparatus for mounting a data storage device to a chassis includes a main body and two reinforcing members. The main body includes a top surface, a sidewall depending from the top surface, and a supporting wall extending upward from the top surface.
04/17/14
20140103728
Single inductor energy management and harvesting interface system and method
A system comprising an ambient energy source, a power supply, and a power storage device. The ambient energy source is coupled to a first terminal end of an inductor.
04/17/14
20140103724
Bidirectional power system, operation method, and controller for operating
A power source of a bidirectional power system includes an energy storage device. Power can be transferred between the power source at a dc voltage and an electrical distribution network and/or a load at an ac voltage.
04/17/14
20140103411
Stacked chip image sensor with light-sensitive circuit elements on the bottom chip
An example imaging sensor system includes a backside-illuminated cmos imaging array formed in a first semiconductor layer of a first wafer. The cmos imaging array includes an n number of pixels, where each pixel includes a photodiode region.
04/17/14
20140103287
Semiconductor storage device and method for manufacturing same
Disclosed are a semiconductor storage device and a manufacturing method. The storage device has: a substrate; a first word line above the substrate; a first laminated body above the first word line and having n+1 first inter-gate insulating layers and n first semiconductor layers alternately laminated; a first bit line above the laminated body and extending in a direction that intersects the first word line; a first gate insulating layer on side surfaces of the first inter-gate insulating layers and the first semiconductor layers; a first channel layer on the side surface of the first gate insulating layer; and a first variable resistance material layer on the side surface of the first channel layer.
04/17/14
20140102911
High pressure water electrolysis system and method for activating same
A high pressure water electrolysis system includes a high pressure water electrolysis device, a hydrogen storage device, a high pressure hydrogen pipe, a branch pipe, a non-return valve, a pressure detector, and a controller. The controller includes a threshold storage device, a threshold determination device, and a solenoid valve opening/closing operation device.
04/17/14
20140102860
Apparatuses, systems, and methods for transporting medications from a central pharmacy to a patient in a healthcare facility
Provided herein are various apparatuses, systems, and methods for improving the efficiency of medication distribution within a healthcare facility. In particular, embodiments may provide for dispensing medications needed and medications anticipated to be needed to an authorized medical person for administration to a patient in a healthcare facility.
04/17/14
20140102089
Valve of a storage device having a spring element
A valve of an accumulator device, which is formed by an accumulator cylinder and an accumulator piston guided therein, includes a valve sealing body. The valve sealing body is configured to selectively open and close a valve opening at a valve seat.
04/17/14
20140101930
Method for producing separator for nonaqueous electrolyte electricity storage devices and method for producing nonaqueous electrolyte electricity storeage device
The present invention provides a method for producing a separator for nonaqueous electrolyte electricity storage devices. The method allows: avoidance of use of a solvent that places a large load on the environment; and relatively easy control of parameters such as the porosity and the pore diameter.
04/10/14
20140101766
Data management of potentially malicious content
In a data management system, examination of first data for malicious content by a malicious content scanner is initiated in response to a request to write first data to a data storage device. In response to the examination revealing no malicious content in the first data, the first data, a first signature representative of a version of the malicious content scanner at a time of the examination of the first data, and second data linking the first signature to the first data as read-only data are written to the data storage device..
04/10/14
20140101706
Systems, methods, and media for inhibiting the presentation of spoiler content based on requested content
Systems, methods, and media for inhibiting the presentation of spoiler content based on requested content are provided. In some embodiments, a method or content management is provided, the method comprising: determining a channel that has been selected for presenting content to a user; identifying the content presented on the channel as requested content based on a comparison of first metadata associated with the content and second metadata associated with recorded content on a storage device; determining that the requested content contains spoiler content based on one or more criterion, wherein the one or more criterion include (i) determining that the first metadata associated with the content includes episode data or airing data; (ii) determining that the first metadata associated with the content indicates that the content belongs to a non-excluded content category; or (iii) determining, for the recorded content not viewed to completion, that the second metadata associated with the recorded content indicates an earlier occurrence than the first metadata associated with the requested program; and, in response to determining that a plurality of the one or more criterion have been met, selecting an alternate channel for presentation..
04/10/14
20140101700
Touch screen video switching system
The present invention is a video production and control system that uses a touch screen display and user interface, managed by a controller, for video source control. The system may include a set of touch screen windows that display feeds from sources of video information.
04/10/14
20140101675
Communicating between a first operating environment and a second operating environment in an operating system
An apparatus for communicating between a first operating environment and a second operating environment in an operating system includes a storage device storing machine-readable code and a processor executing the machine-readable code. The machine-readable code includes a receiving module receiving a request in a first operating environment from an application executing in a second operating environment.
04/10/14
20140101562
Virtual media with folder-mount function and graphical user interface for mounting one or more files or folders
A graphical user interface used in a virtual media system for allowing a server computer to access objects (files and folders) on storage devices of a client computer. The server is controlled by input signals from the client.
04/10/14
20140101549
Sending control information to a selected video freed
The present invention is a video production and control system that uses a touch screen display and user interface, managed by a controller, for video source control. The system may include a set of touch screen windows that display feeds from sources of video information.
04/10/14
20140101515
Scalable repair block error correction for sequential multiple data blocks in a magnetic data storage device
A technique for recovering of “squeezed” sectors in a set of sequential sectors such as are used in shingled magnetic recording (smr) is described. Embodiments of the invention use a programmable erased sector recovery scheme, which is a concatenation of a “cauchy-type” track erasure correction code, together with a media-error correction code that generates n-weighted parity-sectors per track and is capable of replacing up to n-erased sectors per track in any possible combination..
04/10/14
20140101465
Extending the capabilities of existing devices without making modifications to the existing devices
A system of extending functionalities of a host device using a smart flash storage device comprises the host device having a host interface and configured to perform a specific function to generate a first set of data. The host device is coupled with a flash storage device.
04/10/14
20140101455
Implementing dynamic banding of self encrypting drive
A method and controller for implementing dynamic banding of a storage device, such as a self encrypting device (sed) in a data storage array, and a design structure on which the subject controller circuit resides are provided. The controller dynamically identifies band boundaries for the storage device at the time a data storage array is created, when one or more devices are added into an existing data storage array, and when a replacement device is rebuilt into an exposed array, or an array with a failed device.
04/10/14
20140101393
Storage device and controlling method thereof
A controlling method of a storage device is provided. The storage device is in communication with a handheld electronic device.
04/10/14
20140101392
Latency reduction in read operations from data storage in a host device
An apparatus includes a memory and a processor. The processor is configured to send to a storage device a request from an application to retrieve data from the storage device, so as to cause the data to be transferred from the storage device to the memory, to send to the application an acknowledgement that the requested data is available in the memory before the data has been fully transferred from the storage device to the memory, and, when the fetched data is ready in the memory, to provide the data to the application..
04/10/14
20140101386
Data storage device including buffer memory
A data storage device includes a data storage medium a micro control unit (mcu) connected to a host through a first interface method and configured to control the data storage medium in response to a request of the host; and a buffer memory connected to the host through a second interface method, connected to the mcu, and controlled by the mcu and the host, respectively.. .
04/10/14
20140101376
Apparatus, system, and method for conditional and atomic storage operations
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for implementing conditional storage operations. Storage clients access and allocate portions of an address space of a non-volatile storage device.
04/10/14
20140101375
Apparatus, system, and method for allocating storage
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for allocating non-volatile storage. The storage device may present a logical address, which may exceed a physical storage capacity of the device.
04/10/14
20140101373
Method of managing data storage device and data storage device
A method of managing a data storage device including a memory controller and a memory device includes: calculating a first sequential and consecutive write cost (scwc) according to a garbage collection (gc) write operation policy, a second scwc according to a slack space recycling (ssr) write operation policy and a third scwc according to an in-place updating (ipu) write operation policy respectively, in response to a write request in the memory controller; determining a write operation policy which has a minimum cost of the first through third scwcs; and writing data in a selected segment in the memory device according to the determined write operation policy.. .
04/10/14
20140101369
Methods, devices and systems for physical-to-logical mapping in solid state drives
A data storage device comprises a plurality of non-volatile memory devices storing physical pages, each stored at a predetermined physical location. A controller may be coupled to the memory devices and configured to access data stored in a plurality of logical pages (l-pages), each associated with an l-page number that enables the controller to logically reference data stored in the physical pages.
04/10/14
20140101367
Controlling method for connector, connector and memory storage device
A controlling method for connector is provided, which includes: receiving a first signal stream under a condition that a squelch detector is turned-off; determining whether the first signal stream contains a burst signal under a first operating frequency; if the first signal stream contains the burst signal, turning on the squelch detector and determining by the squelch detector under a second operating frequency whether a second signal stream is a waking signal, wherein the second signal stream is received after receiving the first signal stream and the second operating frequency is greater than the first operating frequency. The controlling method further includes: if the second signal stream is the waking signal, changing an operating state of the connector to an active state.
04/10/14
20140101315
Inserting user targeted web resources into browser navigation memory
An apparatus for inserting user targeted web resources into browser navigation memory includes a storage device storing machine-readable code and a processor executing the machine-readable code. The machine-readable code includes a determination module determining whether a web resource is a user targeted web resource.
04/10/14
20140101279
System management method, and computer system
A computer system comprising a storage device including a copy pair of a copied volume and a host computer is provided. The management computer detects a change in the state obtained by monitoring the state of the copy pair, and according to the result of detection, changes the configuration of a cluster constituted by a virtual machine using data stored in the volume, and a host computer using the volume..
04/10/14
20140101186
Methods and systems for identifying similar schools
Method, apparatus, and a computer-readable storage device for determining similarities. A plurality of sets having social network service members as entities is constructed by associating each of the social network service members with each of a predetermined selection of professional outcomes by school of graduation of the member.
04/10/14
20140101122
System and method for collaborative structuring of portions of entities over computer network
Techniques for arranging information in a computer based network system. The techniques running by processors, enabling the hierarchical arrangement of tree nodes by users, the ability to upload documents to the system, the ability to mark portion(s) of document(s) and associate each portion with at least one tree node, later saved on data storage devices..
04/10/14
20140101115
Segment group-based segment cleaning apparatus and methods for storage units
Victim segments to be returned to a free area in a segment cleaning process from a plurality of segments included in each segment group are selected by using a method corresponding to the segment group. A host comprises an interface relaying data exchange with a storage device; and a file system module performing a segment cleaning process by selecting victim segment from a plurality of segments stored in the storage device, discovering live blocks in each of the victim segments, writing back the discovered live blocks to the storage device through the interface, and returning the victim segments to a free area.
04/10/14
20140101107
Storage apparatus comprising snapshot function, and storage control method
Storage apparatus, in response to write command specifying write destination with regards to multiple virtual areas, allocates a free real area of multiple real areas based on storage devices to a write-destination virtual area, of the multiple virtual areas, to which the write destination belongs, and writes write-target data conforming to the write command to the allocated real area. The storage apparatus, where a first write command has been received subsequent to a snapshot acquisition time point, erases an allocation of a first real area to a first virtual area to which the write destination specified in the first write command belongs, allocates the first real area to a free second virtual area to which a real area has not been allocated, allocates a free second real area to the first virtual area, writes write-target data conforming to the first write command to the second real area..
04/10/14
20140101106
Log server and log file storage method
A log server is electronically connected to one or more hosts. The log server sends a scan command to all storage nodes connected to a host.


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