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new patent Video processing system with multiple syntax parsing circuits and/or multiple post decoding circuits
A video processing system includes a storage device, a demultiplexing circuit, and a syntax parser. The storage device includes a first buffer and a second buffer.
Mediatek Inc.


new patent Pixel unit for an image sensor, image sensor, sensing a light signal, controlling a pixel unit, and generating an image using a pixel unit
A pixel unit for an image sensor. The pixel unit includes a photodiode for converting alight signal into a processing signal, a multiplexer unit that is designed for using the processing signal to generate at least a first multiplexer signal and a second multiplexer signal that deviates therefrom, and a storage device having at least a first storage unit for buffer storing a time-limited integral value of the first multiplexer signal and a second storage unit for buffer storing a time-limited integral value of the second multiplexer signal.
Robert Bosch Gmbh


new patent Circuits for self-powered image sensors
Circuits for self-powered image sensors are provided. In some embodiments, an image sensor is provided, the image comprising: a plurality of pixels, each of the plurality of pixels comprising: a photodiode having an anode and a cathode connected to a ground voltage; a first transistor having: a first input connected to the anode of the photodiode; a first output connected to a reset bus; and a first control configured to receive a discharge signal; and a second transistor having: a second input connected to the anode of the photodiode; a second output connected to a pixel output bus; and a second control configured to receive a select signal; and a third transistor having: a third input coupled to each first output via the reset bus; a third output configured to be coupled to an energy storage device; and a third control configured to receive an energy harvest signal..

new patent Method of two-way information exchange for intelligent communication devices and system using the method
A method of two-way information exchange for intelligent communication devices is provided on a system for creating an information exchange channel between at least one requesting client and at least one target client. The method comprises: (a) the requesting client logs on a server of the system through an intelligent communication device; (b) the server receiving exchange conditions provided by the requesting client; (c) the server searching a data storage device of the system for a primary target client and a plurality of false target clients; (d) the requesting client communicating with the primary target client through the intelligent communication device; (e) the server granting the requesting client a delete privilege when the requesting client communicating with the primary target client reaches a threshold of time; (f) the server deleting at least one of the false target clients when receiving a delete request from the requesting client..

new patent Hash authenticated data
Systems and methods for hash authenticated data are described. In one embodiment, the storage device includes a storage drive and/or a controller.
Seagate Technology Llc


new patent Memory management method, memory storage device and memory control circuit unit
A memory management method, a memory storage device and a memory control circuit unit are provided. The method includes: configuring a default encoding rule for a first physical erasing unit which includes encoding data to be stored to the first physical erasing unit based on a default code rate; configuring a first encoding rule, for the first physical erasing unit according to error estimating information of the first physical erasing unit, which includes encoding data to be stored to a first-type physical programming unit and a second-type physical programming unit belonging to the first physical erasing unit based on a first code rate and a second code rate respectively, where a value of the first code rate is greater than a value of the default code rate, and a value of the second code rate is less than the value of the default code rate..
Epostar Electronics Corp.


new patent Energy storage system for renewable energy source
An energy storage system for use in a renewable energy power system is provided. More particularly, an energy storage system can be coupled to the dc bus of a power converter in a renewable energy power system.
General Electric Company


new patent Graphene compound, forming graphene compound, and power storage device
A material that can be used in a wide temperature range and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. A graphene compound has a substituted or unsubstituted chain group.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


new patent Electric storage device
An electric storage device includes first storage modules, a second storage module, an attachment part, and a holding frame. The first storage modules include one first storage module and another first storage module.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


new patent Battery, electronic device, electric vehicle, electrical storage device, electrical storage system and wearable terminal
A battery is provided including a battery cell having main top and bottom surfaces, and a plurality of side surfaces; and at least one resin section including a cured resin that covers at least three of the plurality of side surfaces of the battery cell, but that does not cover substantially all of the top and bottom surfaces of the battery cell.. .
Sony Corporation


new patent

Packaging material for power storage device

A packaging material for a power storage device, including: a metal foil layer; a coating layer formed on a first surface of the metal foil layer directly or via a first anti-corrosion treatment layer; a second anti-corrosion treatment layer formed on a second surface of the metal foil layer; an adhesive layer formed on the second anti-corrosion treatment layer; and a sealant layer formed on the adhesive layer. The coating layer contains at least one material selected from a group consisting of fluorine-based resins, urethane-based resins, and polyester-based resins.
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

new patent

Drive device for an electric switching device

The invention relates to a drive device for an electrical switching device, in particular for a high-voltage switch, having a housing which can be filled with insulating gas, having an energy storage device which is arranged in the housing and has a spring and a stop against which the spring can be tensioned. According to the invention, an adjustment device which can be actuated from the exterior of the housing is provided, by means of which adjustment device a position of the stop in the housing can be adjusted along an axis..
General Electric Technology Gmbh

new patent

Video processing system using ring buffer and racing-mode ring buffer access control scheme

A video processing system has a storage device, an audio/video demultiplexing circuit, and a video decoder. The storage device has a bitstream buffer that is a ring buffer.
Mediatek Inc.

new patent

Virtual enhancement of security monitoring

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on storage devices, for monitoring, security, and surveillance of a property. In one aspect, a system includes a virtual reality headset, a plurality of cameras, a plurality of sensors that includes a first sensor, a control unit, wherein the control unit includes a network interface, a processor, a storage device that includes instructions to perform operations that comprise receiving data from the first sensor that is indicative of an alarm event, determining a location of the first sensor, identifying a set of one or more cameras from the plurality of cameras that are associated with the first sensor, selecting a particular camera from the identified set of one or more cameras; and transmitting one or more instructions to the particular camera that command the particular camera to stream a live video feed to a user interface of the virtual reality headset..
Alarm.com Incorporated

new patent

Vending machine for heated food products and cup for use in the vending machine

The invention relates to a vending machine for heated food products, wherein the vending machine is provided with a storage device for packaged food products, selection device for selecting a food product, first transport means for displacing a chosen food product from the storage device to a first transport position, second transport means for transferring the chosen food product from the first transport position to a heating device including a microwave oven, which microwave oven is provided with an oven space, automatic operating means for operating the microwave oven, and third transport means for displacing the heated food product from the microwave oven to a take-out device. The invention also relates to a heating device comprising a microwave oven for application in the vending machine or as a stand-alone heating device..
Bistrotec Holding B.v.

new patent

Medium bundle storage device and medium processing device

A reject storage box is provided with a sufficiently thick cover body above a second storage space that stores banknote bundles w that a user has forgotten to take, and a guide space is provided penetrating the cover body in an oblique direction. In the reject storage box, when a banknote bundle falls into an intake hole from above, a lower face of the banknote bundle immediately contacts a position toward the top of a main guide face, and the banknote bundle w travels downward through the guide space with the lower face of the banknote bundle w sliding against the main guide face.
Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

new patent

Interview system

An interview apparatus configured to obtain response information through questions and answers with an applicant, an interview controller configured to control the interview apparatus and determine an interview evaluation level which is quantification of aptitude of the applicant based on the response information obtained by the interview apparatus, a storage device configured to store an applicant information database in which the response information and the interview evaluation level are stored in association with the applicant, and a terminal device configured to be able to access the applicant information database in the storage device are provided.. .
Universal Entertainment Corporation

new patent

Systems and methods for optimizing parallel task completion

Implementations of the present disclosure are directed to a method, a system, and a computer program storage device for performing tasks associated with a project. A computer-implemented method includes: collecting data related to tasks that have been completed; training a predictive model using the collected data; matching a product to a customer; using the predictive model to determine weights for uncompleted tasks associated with the product; assigning the weights to the uncompleted tasks; and assigning the uncompleted tasks to a plurality of queues based on the weights, to maximize parallel performance of the tasks and meet a completion date associated with the product..
Lendinghome Corp.

new patent

Data processing system capable of securing files

The invention provides a data processing system capable of securing files. The data processing system of the invention divides a data storage device into an unprotected space and a protected space.
Trustview Inc.

new patent

System and managing health data

A portable data-management system may be easily employed with multiple processing devices by eliminating the need to pre-install additional programs, agents, device drivers, or other software components on the hosts. A portable storage device contains software for a data-management application, which receives and processes test data from a meter that measures an analyte.
Ascensia Diabetes Care Holdings Ag

new patent

High-efficiency deduplication module of a database-management system

A method and associated systems for a deduplication module of a database-management system. The database-management system, upon receiving a request to perform a transaction that will revise a stored database record, uses memory-resident logs and previously generated database-maintenance tables to: i) identify a first logical block that identifies an updated value, stored in a physical block of storage, to be used to update the database record; and ii) further identify a second logical block that stores in the database a corresponding existing value of the same record.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

Data storage device including transmission line having open stub and operating the same

A data storage device is provided. The data store device includes a first printed circuit board (pcb) comprising a main transmission line formed on at least one surface of the first pcb and/or within the first pcb, a memory controller and a plurality of nonvolatile memory devices.

new patent

Method, controller, and system for service flow control in object-based storage system

A method, a controller, and a system for service flow control in an object-based storage system are disclosed. The method is: receiving, by a controller, a first object io request; acquiring a processing quantity threshold and a to-be-processed quantity; if the to-be-processed quantity is less than the processing quantity threshold, sending the first object io request to a storage device client, and updating the to-be-processed quantity; receiving a first response message replied by the storage device client for the first object io request, where the first response message carries a processing result of the first object io request; and adjusting the processing quantity threshold according to a received processing result of an object io request when a preset condition is met.
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

new patent

Storage memory direct access

Example implementations relate to a storage memory direct access (smda) provider. The smda provider may pin a storage memory region to a memory address of a consumer machine, the storage memory region corresponding to a storage range of a storage device requested by the consumer machine.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

new patent

Storage apparatus, computer system, and method

The processor provides a host computer with a logical volume based on a physical storage device. Based on a command from the host computer, the control device writes, into a memory, address information that associates a logical address in the logical volume with a device address in the physical storage device.
Hitachi, Ltd.

new patent

Limiting access operations in a data storage device

A hybrid data storage device disclosed herein includes a main data store, one or more data storage caches, and a data storage cache management sub-system. The hybrid data storage device is configured to limit write operations on the one or more data storage caches to less than an endurance value for the data storage cache.
Seagate Technology Llc

new patent

Method for increasing cache size

A method for increasing storage space in a system containing a block data storage device, a memory, and a processor is provided. Generally, the processor is configured by the memory to tag metadata of a data block of the block storage device indicating the block as free, used, or semifree.
Hola Networks Ltd.

new patent

Storage unit and storage device

A storage unit includes a plurality of storage devices that form a raid group, that are coupled to the same bus, and that communicate with each other. Each of the plurality of storage devices includes a device controller and a storage medium.
Hitachi, Ltd.

new patent

Generating parity for storage device

A method is performed by a solid state device (ssd) controller to generate a parity. The method includes receiving input data to be stored to pages of a storage device, wherein each page is capable of being allocated with multiple codewords; configuring codewords of the pages into multiple groups, wherein each group has an integer number of codewords, at least one of the pages is allocated with a non-integer number of codewords, and wherein the integer number is larger than the non-integer number; obtaining parities for the multiple groups, and storing the parities to reserved spaces of the storage device.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

new patent

Method and a virtual machine

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and an apparatus for a virtual machine. The method implemented in a virtual machine comprises: receiving i/o requests for i/o operations on virtual disks of the virtual machine; detecting associations between the virtual disks and virtual storage devices of a virtual machine hypervisor for the virtual machine; and scheduling the i/o requests based on the associations.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

new patent

Storage device, information processing system, activating storage device and program

A storage device includes a first memory which stores data including activation data necessary to activate a host device, a second memory, and a controller which performs writing and reading operation of data stored in the first memory based on a request from the host device; acquires address information including an address and data amount of data in the first memory, for which a read request is previously issued from the host device at activation of the host device; at activation of the storage device, reads data including at least the activation data from the first memory based on the address information and store the data in the second memory; and in response to a read request issued from the host device, transmits the data stored in the second memory to the host device.. .
Buffalo Memory Co., Ltd.

new patent

Storage monitoring system and monitoring method therefor

A method for a storage monitoring system including a storage device, a manager, and agents, wherein said manager: stores information about a first range of components of a first type that are among types of components included in the storage device, and that are to be monitored by a first agent of the agents, said stored information being associated with information about the first agent; notifies the first agent of the information about the first range of components to be monitored; stores information about a second range of components of the first type that are among the types of components, and that are to be monitored by a second agent of the agents, said stored information being associated with information about the second agent; and notifies the second agent of the information about the second range of components to be monitored.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

new patent

Two stage command buffers to overlap iommu map and second tier memory reads

Iommu map-in may be overlapped with second tier memory access, such that the two operations are at least partially performed at the same time. For example, when a second tier memory read into a storage device controller internal buffer is initiated, an iommu mapping may be built simultaneously.
Google Inc.

new patent

Storage device

A storage device relating to one aspect of the present invention has a storage controller and multiple memory devices. The memory devices manage capacity equivalent to the size of a memory space provided to the storage controller among regions of a non-volatile storage medium as logical capacity and manage the remaining regions as reserve capacity.
Hitachi, Ltd.

new patent

Nonvolatile memory device, data storage device and operating method thereof

A nonvolatile memory device includes a target memory area; a control unit configured to apply a program pulse one or more times to the target memory area in response to a program command, until program verification passes; and a status storage unit configured to store a program status information for the target memory area, wherein the control unit is supplied with a first operation voltage, and the status storage unit is supplied with a second operation voltage.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

new patent

Method of operating storage device and operating data processing system including the device

A method of operating a data storage device which includes a first memory device, a second memory device, and a memory device storing a translation map is provided. The method includes receiving either a first identifier (id) or a second id and a virtual address from a host, selecting one of a first physical address and a second physical address from the translation map using either the first id or the second id and the virtual address, and reading data from one of the first memory device and the second memory device using the selected physical address and transmitting the data to the host.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Device for a household appliance for determining a transport condition of the household appliance, household appliance, and determining a transport condition of a household appliance

A device for a household appliance for determining a transport condition of the household appliance includes a data processing unit that stores and/or evaluates a measurement value from a sensor associated or associatable with the household appliance in order to determine the transport condition; and an energy storage device electrically conductively coupled or couplable to the data processing unit to supply the data processing unit with electrical energy while the household appliance is off.. .
Miele & Cie. Kg

new patent

Light modulation element

The invention relates to a light modulation element comprising a cholesteric liquid crystalline medium sandwiched between two substrates (1), provided with a common electrode structure (2) and a driving electrode structure (3) individually, wherein the substrate with driving and/or common electrode structure is additionally provided with an alignment electrode structure (4) which is separated from the driving and or common electrode structure on the same substrate by a dielectric layer (5). The invention is further related to a method of production of said light modulation element and to the use of said light modulation element in various types of optical and electro-optical devices, such as electro-optical displays, liquid crystal displays (lcds), non-linear optic (nlo) devices, and optical information storage devices..
Merck Patent Gmbh

new patent

Power brake system having electronic slip regulation, and controlling a power brake system having electronic slip regulation

A power brake system having electronic slip regulation, and a method for controlling a power brake system having electronic slip regulation. A return line is equipped with a pressure medium storage unit for storing pressure medium with a pressure that is greater than an ambient atmospheric pressure, and is equipped with a blocking device that is controllable and that is situated between the pressure medium storage device and the reservoir.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

new patent

Vehicle power-supply device

A first power supply line and a second power supply line are connected to a load device. A power-supply control device supplies power of a first electrical storage device to the load device via the first power supply line.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Satellite communication device, management device, monitoring system, and monitoring method

A satellite communication terminal according to the present invention includes a wired i/f unit to receive monitoring information from a mobile base station, which is a result of monitoring a device state of the mobile base station, a wireless i/f unit to perform radio communication with a satellite, a storage device to store therein monitoring-information processing policy information that indicates conditions for selecting the monitoring information to be transferred to the wireless i/f unit from among the monitoring information, and a monitoring-information processing unit to select the monitoring information to be transferred to the wireless i/f unit from among the monitoring information on a basis of the monitoring-information processing policy information, and to transfer the selected monitoring information to the wireless i/f unit.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

System and tracking individuals

A tracking device and a method of tracking are provided. The tracking device includes a first location tracking circuit, a second location tracking circuit, at least one biometric identification circuit, a data storage device, and a processor.
Global Net Solutions, Inc.

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a storage device, a generating circuit, and an initialization circuit. The storage device stores control device configuration information in relation to resolution information of a control device.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Method and system for dynamic password based user authentication and password management

The method and system for providing user authentication and password management using user specified dynamic password. A dynamic password is generated based on user defined implicit password construction rules that are only known to the user.

System and using atomic flow counters in data center switching

Systems, methods and computer-readable storage devices each provide, for a given flow entry in a flow table associated with a packet flow, a first atomic counter associated with a first color and a second atomic counter associated with a second color. The system, for a first coloring interval, marks traffic in the packet flow from a tenant to a fabric as the first color and increments the first atomic counter.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Community internet drive

Provided herein are devices, systems, methods and various means, including those related to providing a community internet drive that may utilize a centrally-managed hub as well as storage devices distributed among various networked machines. In some embodiments, the community internet drive can also include features to enable its users to promote and utilize the user's trusted personal relationships while also enabling an open platform for peer-to-peer and/or other types of sharing schemes..
Planetary Data Llc

Optimizing use of hardware security modules

Use of cryptographic key-store hardware security modules is optimized in a system having a first scarce high-security key storage device and a second more plentiful low-security key storage device comprising securing a cryptographic key to the higher security level by initially storing the key in the first storage device, then responsive to an event, evaluating the stored key against one or more rules, and subsequent to the evaluation, reclassifying the stored key for relocation, encrypting the reclassified key using a key-encryption key; relocating the reclassified key into the second, lower-security storage device, and storing the key-encryption key in the first storage device.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Decoding method, memory storage device and memory control circuit unit

A decoding method, a memory storage device, and a memory control circuit unit are provided. The decoding method includes: reading a codeword from a memory module and estimating error level information of the codeword; inputting the codeword and the error level information to an error checking and correcting circuit through a first message channel and a second message channel respectively; determining whether the error level information meets a default condition; if yes, inputting the codeword to a first decoding engine of the error checking and correcting circuit for decoding; otherwise, inputting the codeword to a second decoding engine of the error checking and correcting circuit for decoding, wherein a power consumption of the first decoding engine is lower than that of the second decoding engine, and a decoding success rate of the first decoding engine is lower than that of the second decoding engine.
Epostar Electronics Corp.

Control circuit

A control circuit is provided, including first and second terminals for connection to an electrical network; a current transmission path extending between the first and second terminals, the current transmission path including first and second current transmission path portions, the first and second current transmission path portions being arranged to permit a current flowing, in use, between the first and second terminals and through the first current transmission path portion to bypass the second current transmission path portion and to permit a current flowing, in use, between the first and second terminals and through the second current transmission path portion to bypass the first current transmission path portion; and a controller configured to selectively remove the or each energy storage device from the respective current transmission path portion to cause current to flow from the electrical network through the current transmission path and the or each energy conversion element.. .
General Electric Technology Gmbh

Distributed electrical microgrid control

An electrical power source includes a power converter and either an electrical generator or an electrical energy storage device. Power flow is controlled through controlling power converter based on a voltage source and resistance model of the electrical power source.
Solantro Semiconductor Corp.

Electrical energy storage device with efficient heat dissipation

An electrical energy storage device includes prismatic energy storage cells arranged adjacent to one another such that interfaces of adjacent storage cells run at a distance from one another such that the interfaces of the adjacent storage cells form an intermediate space. A respective first layer is arranged between the interfaces of adjacent storage cells, the first layer abutting one of the two interfaces of the adjacent storage cells under pressure.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Johnson ambient heat engine

An ambient heat engine that is thermally coupled to its environment is provided. The ambient heat engine includes two complementary electrochemical cells.
Johnson Ip Holding, Llc

Three-dimensional batteries and methods of manufacturing the same

Various methods and apparatus relating to three-dimensional battery structures and methods of manufacturing them are disclosed and claimed. In certain embodiments, a three-dimensional battery comprises a battery enclosure, and a first structural layer within the battery enclosure, where the first structural layer has a first surface, and a first plurality of conductive protrusions extend from the first surface.
Enovix Corporation

Positive electrode active material, power storage device, electronic device, and manufacturing positive electrode active material

A positive electrode active material includes a plurality of groups of particles. The plurality of groups of particles has a particle diameter of more than or equal to 300 nm and less than or equal to 3 μm.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Aluminum plate and collector for storage device

An object of the present invention is to provide an aluminum plate which is excellent in terms of both step suitability and working characteristics and a collector for a storage device using the same. The aluminum plate of the present invention is an aluminum plate having a plurality of through-holes formed in a thickness direction, in which a thickness of the aluminum plate is 40 μm or less, an average opening diameter of the through-holes is 0.1 to 100 μm, an average opening ratio by the through-holes is 2% to 30%, a content of fe is 0.03% by mass or more, and a ratio of the content of fe to a content of si is 1.0 or more..
Fujifilm Corporation

Energy storage device

An energy storage device includes: an electrode assembly; a positive electrode current collector and a negative electrode current collector connected to the electrode assembly; and a container configured to house the electrode assembly and the positive electrode current collector and the negative electrode current collector, wherein the container has recessed portions, a connecting portion of the positive electrode current collector and a connecting portion of the negative electrode current collector respectively connected to the electrode assembly are housed in the recessed portions, respectively, the electrode assembly has a tab portion which includes a connecting portion connected to the positive electrode current collector and a tab portion which includes a connecting portion connected to the negative electrode current collector, and the tab portions have a bent portion respectively.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Power storage element, manufacturing method thereof, and power storage device

Disclosed is a power storage element including a positive electrode current collector layer and a negative electrode current collector layer which are arranged on the same plane and can be formed through a simple process. The power storage element further includes a positive electrode active material layer on the positive electrode current collector layer; a negative electrode active material layer on the negative electrode current collector layer; and a solid electrolyte layer in contact with at least the positive electrode active material layer and the negative electrode active material layer.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Laminated power storage device

A laminated power storage device that includes a first end portion of a first current collector extends to an inside of an insulating adhesive portion relative to a first polarizable electrode layer, and a second end portion of a second current collector extends to an inside of the insulating adhesive portion relative to a second polarizable electrode layer.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Energy storage device

An energy storage device includes: an external terminal having any one of positive and negative polarities and including a protrusion and a first terminal; a case having a polarity opposite to the external terminal and including an extension; a substrate disposed to surround an outer circumference of the protrusion of the external terminal through a hole formed at a center thereof; and a connection member located at an upper surface of the substrate and coupled to the first terminal of the external terminal, wherein the first terminal and the substrate are connected by means of the connection member, and the extension is connected to the substrate. Since positive and negative electrodes of the energy storage device are electrically connected to a substrate having a cell balancing function without a harness or any other member, it is possible to improve the economic feasibility and productivity of the energy storage device module..
Ls Mtron Ltd.

Power storage device

An electrical double layer capacitor having electrolyte-containing layer between a first polarizable electrode layer and a second polarizable electrode layer. An insulating adhesive portion adheres to a first current collector and a second current collector which at least partially face each other with the electrolyte-containing layer interposed therebetween.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Memory access module for performing memory access management

A memory access module for performing memory access management of a storage device includes a plurality of storage cells. Each storage cell has a number of possible bit(s) directly corresponding to possible states of the storage cell.
Silicon Motion Inc.

Semiconductor storage device

According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes a memory cell, a bit line connected to the memory cell, and a sense circuit connected to the bit line, wherein the sense circuit includes a first transistor with a first end connected to the bit line, a second transistor with a first end connected to a second end of the first transistor, a third transistor with a first end connected to the bit line, a fourth transistor with a first end connected to a second end of the third transistor, and an amplifier connected to a second end of the second transistor and to a second end of the fourth transistor.. .
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Managing far and near track erasure by dynamic control of a write current parameter of a magnetic disk drive

A method may include causing a write head of a magnetic data storage drive to write a first portion of data to a magnetic data storage device of the magnetic data storage drive based at least in part on a first value of at least one parameter of a write current. The method may include updating a value of a write counter and determining whether the value of the write counter is greater than or equal to a threshold write count.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Systems and methods for binding content playback to the pairing of a playback device and removable memory storage device

Systems and methods for binding content to pairing of a playback device and removable memory storage device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for requesting authorization to play content using a playback device and a removable memory storage device includes retrieving a coupon identifier from a removable memory storage device while it is attached to the playback device, generating a coupon code using the coupon identifier, sending a request for storefront token that includes a device match data token and an application identifier, receiving a storefront token associated with a storefront identifier where the storefront identifier identifies a storefront application, sending a request for ticket token that includes the coupon code, the storefront identifier, and a content identifier that identifies the content, sending a request for license file that includes the ticket token, and receiving a license file that grants playback rights to the piece of content..
Sonic Ip, Inc.

System and direct storage access in a content-centric network

One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for caching content data to a storage device attached to a node in a content-centric network (ccn). During operation, the system receives a content packet; forwards the content packet to an incoming port of an interest in the content packet; caches a copy of the content packet in the attached storage device, assembles a query; which includes at least a network header and an address associated with storage blocks at which the cached copy of the content packet is located, corresponding to the content packet; and stores the query in a cache table, thereby facilitating a subsequent direct access to the storage blocks using the assembled query to retrieve the copy of the content packet..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Management system, and management method

In the present invention, a management system has a storage device and a processor. The storage device holds an information processing program for controlling information pertaining to a storage system by utilizing a database.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Distributed data set encryption and decryption

An apparatus including a processor caused to: receive sizes and data block encryption data for multiple encrypted data blocks from multiple node devices, wherein data block encryption data is separately generated and used by each node device to encrypt a portion of a data set to generate one of the multiple encrypted data blocks; for each encrypted data block, generate a corresponding map entry within map data to include size and data block encryption data; and in response to receiving size and data block encryption data for all encrypted data blocks, encrypt a portion of the map data to generate an encrypted map base, wherein the portion of map data includes at least a subset of the multiple map entries, and transmit the encrypted map base to one or more storage devices to be stored within a data file along with the multiple encrypted data blocks.. .
Sas Institute Inc.

Information processing apparatus

An information processing device having a processor and memory, and including one or more accelerators and one or more storage devices, wherein: the information processing device has one network for connecting the processor, the accelerators, and the storage devices; the storage devices have an initialization interface for accepting an initialization instruction from the processor, and an i/o issuance interface for issuing an i/o command; and the processor notifies the accelerators of the address of the initialization interface or the address of the i/o issuance interface.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Application-driven storage systems for a computing system

Systems and methods that allow secure application-driven arbitrary compute in storage devices in a cloud-based computing system are provided. A computing system including a compute controller configured to: (1) provide access to host compute resources, and (2) operate in at least one of a first mode or a second mode is provided.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Load balancing across multiple data paths

Multiple data paths may be available to a data management system for transferring data between a primary storage device and a secondary storage device. The data management system may be able to gain operational advantages by performing load balancing across the multiple data paths.
Commvault Systems, Inc

Distributed storage system

A first node group including at least three nodes is predefined in a distributed storage system. Each node of the first node group is configured to send data blocks stored in storage devices managed by the node to other nodes belonging to the first node group.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Storage device

A storage device according to an embodiment of the present invention has a plurality of storage nodes, each of which has a plurality of logical ports having send and receive queues for a communication request and an identification number, and an internal network for connecting the plurality of storage nodes with one another. The storage nodes each have, as the logical ports, a data communication logical port used for data communication with other storage nodes and an error communication logical port used to notify the other storage nodes of a state of the data communication logical port.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Pool-level solid state drive error correction

A method for performing error correction for a plurality of storage drives and a storage appliance comprising a plurality of storage devices is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes generating a first set of parity bits from a first set of data of at least one of the plurality of storage devices, the first set of parity bits capable of correcting a first number of error bits of the first set of data.
Toshiba Corporation

Chipset reconfiguration based on device detection

Example implementations relate to chipset reconfiguration based on device detection. For example, a method includes detecting, by a computing system, that a storage device is connected to an input/output (i/o) interface of the computing system, and reconfiguring a chipset of the computing system based on the detected storage device.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Stochastic processing

A system, method, and device for stochastically processing data. There is an architect module operating on a processor configured to manage and control stochastic processing of data, a non-deterministic data pool module configured to provide a stream of non-deterministic values that are not derived from a function, a plurality of functionally equivalent data processing modules each configured to stochastically process data as called upon by the architect module, a data feed configured to feed a data set desired to be stochastically processed, and a structure memory module including a memory storage device and configured to provide sufficient information for the architect module to duplicate a predefined processing architecture and to record a utilized processing architecture..
Cassy Holdings Llc

Memory controller, storage device, information processing system, and controlling memory

Writing time is shortened even in a memory writing time for each access unit is not constant. A writing time prediction information holding unit holds writing time prediction information for predicting the writing time in a plurality of memory modules for each of a plurality of memory modules.
Sony Corporation

Data storage device and data maintenance method

The present invention provides a data storage device including a flash memory and a controller. The flash memory has a plurality of single-level-cell units and a plurality of triple-level cell units.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Data storage device and data storage detecting currently-used logical pages

A data storage device utilized for storing a plurality of data includes a memory and a controller. The memory includes a plurality of blocks, and each of the blocks includes a plurality of physical pages.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Storage unit

A storage unit according to one aspect of the present invention comprises a storage controller and a plurality of storage devices. Each storage device has nonvolatile semiconductor memories serving as storage media.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Systems, devices, apparatus, and methods for transparently inserting a virtual storage layer in a fibre channel based storage area network while maintaining continuous input/output operations

A method of transparently inserting a virtual storage layer into a fibre channel based storage area network (san) while maintaining continuous i/o operations is provided. A device is inserted between a host entity and a first storage device.
Cirrus Data Solutions, Inc.

Data storage device and data storage method

A data storage device utilized for storing a plurality of data includes a memory and a controller. The memory includes a plurality of blocks, and each of the blocks includes a plurality of physical pages.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Electronic pen and electronic pen main body

An electronic pen includes a magnetic core that has a through-hole and around which a coil is wound in a direction along this through-hole, a core body that is inserted in the through-hole of this magnetic core and has electrical conductivity, a capacitor that forms a resonant circuit with the coil, a signal generation circuit that generates a signal that enables a position of the electronic pen to be detected, which is transmitted through the core body, an electricity storage device, and a charge circuit that charges the electricity storage device by an induced current generated in the coil according to an external magnetic field. While the resonant circuit operates, the signal generated by the signal generation circuit is concurrently transmitted through the core body..
Wacom Co., Ltd.

Electricity storage device production method and structure body inspection device

An inspection device (20) for inspecting a structure body (10) including a pair of electrodes and a separator disposed between the pair of electrodes is provided, the inspection device (20) includes: a measurement unit (30) including a direct-current constant voltage generator (32) that generates a constant inspection voltage applied to the pair of electrodes, and a detection circuit (34) that detects a current value between the pair of electrodes resulting from the application of the inspection voltage; and a processing unit (50) that determines whether the structure body (10) is defective or non-defective based on the detected current value, and the processing unit (50) has a function that, if two or more points at which a ratio (Δi/Δt) of a current value variation amount (Δi) to a time variation amount (Δt) varies from a value of no less than 0 to a negative value are observed or no point at which the ratio (Δi/Δt) varies from a value of no less than 0 to a negative value is observed during a period of time immediately after the application of the inspection voltage until the current value becomes constant, determines the structure body (10) as a defective product, and an auxiliary function that obtains a peak current value ipeak, a peak current appearing time tpeak and a current area si of a current waveform representing variation in current value i over passage of time t, and if any one of the peak current value ipeak, the peak current appearing time tpeak and the current area si deviates from a preset threshold value including an upper limit value and a lower limit value, determines the structure body as a defective product.. .
J.e.t. Co., Ltd.

Heat supply system

A heat supply system with a first temperature detection unit that detects a first temperature of hot water in a tank, and a second temperature detection unit that detects a second temperature above the first temperature detection unit. When the first temperature is a first lower limit temperature or less, where a temperature increase operation by a combined heat and power supply device is permitted, a control device operates the combined heat and power supply device and flow state adjustment devices such that a heat medium circulates between the combined heat, power supply device, and hot water storage device.
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

Bleed flow extraction system for a gas turbine engine

An air cycle machine for extracting bleed air from a gas turbine engine of an aircraft is provided. The air cycle machine extracts a stream of low pressure bleed air and a stream of high pressure bleed air from a compressor section of the gas turbine engine.
General Electric Company

System sharing battery with external device

In a system that shares a battery with an external device, the system includes a power storage device connected to the battery via a power supply line. The system includes a switch provided on the power supply line, and a control unit.
Denso Corporation

Power generation wheeled objects

A power generation system for wheeled objects comprises a generator mechanically coupled to one or more of the object's wheels to convert wheel rotational energy into electrical energy. The power generation system may comprise an electrical storage device configured to store the electrical power produced by the generator.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.

Mechanism to provide physical location information to any network device

An apparatus may be configured to be mounted on a rack. The apparatus may include a communication component.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Managed connectivity in electrical systems and methods thereof

An electrical connector arrangement includes a storage device coupled to a connector housing. The storage device is configured to store physical layer information pertaining to the electrical connector arrangement.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Device and handling channel access in unlicensed band

A communication device for handling channel access in an unlicensed band comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

Method and providing broadcast channel encryption to enhance cellular network security

A method, computer-readable storage device and apparatus for encrypting a broadcast message of a base station are disclosed. For example, the method selects an encryption key for the broadcast message and encrypts the broadcast message using the encryption key to create an encrypted broadcast message.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Systems and methods for digital media storage and playback

Methods and systems for storage and playback of broadcast media received via a local digital video recording (dvr) system. The system includes the dvr system configured to receive the broadcast media and upload the broadcast media to a storage server over a network.
Really Simple Software, Inc.

Cloud recording system, cloud recording server and cloud recording method

A cloud recording system, a cloud recording server, and a cloud recording method are provided. The cloud recording system includes an image source device, a recording device, and a remote storage device.
Throughtek Co., Ltd.

Transferring data using mobile devices

An example method for transferring a data set includes: detecting that a user device is within a first predefined proximity to a first data storage device; determining a next destination of the user device based on user travel information; selecting a data set stored on the data storage device in accordance with the next destination of the user device, wherein the data set is associated with a destination location; transferring the data set from the data storage device to the user device; detecting that the user device is within a second predefined proximity to a second data storage device; determining a location of the second data storage device; determining that a predefined relationship exists between destination location of the data set and the location of the second data storage device; and responsive to the determining, transferring the data set from the user device to the second data storage device.. .
Paypal, Inc.

Network-accessible data volume modification

A user can set or modify operational parameters of a data volume stored on a network-accessible storage device in a data center. For example, the user may be provided access to a data volume and may request a modification to the operational parameters of the data volume.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and system for balancing storage data traffic in converged networks

Methods for balancing storage data traffic in a system in which at least one computing device (server) coupled to a converged network accesses at least one storage device coupled (by at least one adapter) to the network, systems configured to perform such methods, and devices configured to implement such methods or for use in such systems. Typically, the system includes servers and adapters, and server agents implemented on the servers and adapter agents implemented on the adapters are configured to detect and respond to imbalances in storage and data traffic in the network, and to redirect the storage data traffic to reduce the imbalances and, thereby to improve the overall network performance (for both data communications and storage traffic).
Drivescale, Inc.

Decoding method, memory controlling circuit unit and memory storage device

A decoding method, a memory controlling circuit unit and a memory storage device are provided. The decoding method includes: performing a first type decoding operation for a first frame including a first codeword to obtain a second codeword.
Phison Electronics Corp.

Ionic liquid-enabled high-energy li-ion batteries

Various embodiments of the present disclosure describe energy storage devices. In one example, an energy storage device includes an anode having a plurality of active material particles, a cathode having a transition metal oxide material, and an electrolyte including a room temperature ionic liquid to couple the anode to the cathode.

Thin film battery with high capacity, energy density and cycle life

Embodiments of the present invention are in the field of materials, apparatus, process, methods, and designs for manufacture of a thin film energy storage devices with a capacity greater then 1 ma-hr-cm−2 including thin film lithium metal and li+ ion batteries and capacitors having high energy density and high cycle life due to the incorporation of at least one vacuum thin film with respect to protection and electrical conductivity of the electrodes, and at least one vacuum thin film electrolyte for electrical insulation of the electrodes and ion conduction after assembly for low self discharge and high cycle life battery cells.. .
Demaray, Llc

Method for manufacturing energy storage device and manufacturing energy storage device

In a method for manufacturing an energy storage device by applying welding to a container of the energy storage device, the method includes: arranging a jig on which wall surfaces are formed between two parts to be welded to which welding is applied; and welding the two parts to be welded while supplying a shield gas to the two parts to be welded from two different directions corresponding to the two parts to be welded.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Mesoporous nanocrystalline film architecture for capacitive storage devices

A mesoporous, nanocrystalline, metal oxide construct particularly suited for capacitive energy storage that has an architecture with short diffusion path lengths and large surface areas and a method for production are provided. Energy density is substantially increased without compromising the capacitive charge storage kinetics and electrode demonstrates long term cycling stability.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Material for electrode of power storage device, power storage device, and electrical appliance

To improve the reliability of a power storage device. A granular active material including carbon is used, and a net-like structure is formed on part of a surface of the granular active material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Use of organic and organometallic high dielectric constant material for improved energy storage devices and associated methods

A dielectric material is provided. The dielectric material includes at least one layer of a substantially continuous phase material.
Cleanvolt Energy, Inc.

Head to media interface monitoring

A storage device disclosed herein includes a transducer head with a proximity sensor that generates head-disc proximity signals, a digitizer configured to convert the analog proximity signals from the proximity sensor to digitized sample data, a discrete wavelet transformation (dwt) module configured to analyze the digitized sample data by performing an enhanced dwt on the digitized sample data to generate dwt coefficients, and a modal filter configured to determine dominant head-disc interference (hdi) modes for a transducer head by analyzing the dwt coefficients.. .
Seagate Technology Llc

Customizable compact overlay window

Embodiments disclosed herein are related to systems and methods for implementing a customizable compact overlay window in a display. In one embodiment, a computing system includes one or more processors and a storage device that stores computer executable instructions that can be executed by the processors to cause the computing system to perform the following.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and methods for extraction of threshold and mobility parameters in amoled displays

Disclosed is a system and method to improve the extraction of transistor and oled parameters in an amoled display for compensation of programming voltages to improve image quality. A pixel circuit includes an organic light emitting device, a drive device to provide a programmable drive current to the light emitting device, a programming input to provide the programming signal, and a storage device to store the programming signal.
Ignis Innovation Inc.

System and methods for extraction of threshold and mobility parameters in amoled displays

A system reads a desired circuit parameter from a pixel circuit that includes a light emitting device, a drive device to provide a programmable drive current to the light emitting device, a programming input, and a storage device to store a programming signal. One embodiment of the extraction system turns off the drive device and supplies a predetermined voltage from an external source to the light emitting device, discharges the light emitting device until the light emitting device turns off, and then reads the voltage on the light emitting device while that device is turned off.
Ignis Innovation Inc.

Wearable security apparatus

A security system comprises a wearable security apparatus having an electronic display and a storage device that stores data regarding a wearer and a receiver for receiving emergency information; a security scanner at a facility that communicates with the wearable device to receive and decode the stored data to determine a status of the wearer and whether the wearer may enter or leave the facility; and an associate registry that includes registration information regarding the wearer. The security scanner compares the stored data on the wearable device and the registration information in the associate registry to determine whether the status of the wearer is that the wearer is registered..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Wireless transmitting/receiving system, wireless receiving device and wireless transmitting/receiving method

A wireless transmitting/receiving system includes a transmitter, a first directional receiver, a camera, a storage device and a processor. The transmitter is disposed on a target object and transmits a wireless signal.
Vivotek Inc.

Information processing system and method, and information processing device and method

The present technology relates to information processing system and method, and information processing device and method for realizing a system capable of increasing efficiency while reducing load concentration. Each of the information processing system and method and the information processing device and method according to an aspect of the present technology belongs to one or more center servers.
Sony Corporation

Preventing access of a host device to malicious data in a portable device

A storage device comprising a memory, a controller, and a host interface operative to connect with a host. The memory containing data locations access to which are controllable by a protection application which is executable on a host.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Method and system for medical support

A computer-based method for medical support. A computer receives history data obtained from history taking of a patient, selects one or more first examination types for a first examination from a first examination type group stored in a storage device in advance based on the history data, and controls an output device to output information indicating the one or more first examination types.
Topcon Corporation

Method and managing storage space on storage device in an electronic apparatus by using context data and user profile data

A method and apparatus for reserving a usable storage space on a storage device is provided. The method includes collecting context data representing an environment surrounding the storage device; selecting at least one file from among files stored in the storage device by using at least one of the context data and user profile data; and processing the selected file and reserving a usable storage space on the storage device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Network-accessible data volume modification

A user can set or modify operational parameters of a data volume stored on a network-accessible storage device in a data center. For example, the user may be provided access to a data volume and may request a modification to the operational parameters of the data volume.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Storage system and storage control method

A storage system manages correspondence relationships between physical addresses and logical addresses inside a storage device, as well as logical spaces provided by a plurality of storage devices, and when a determination is made as to whether first data and second data are stored in the same storage device in a case in which the first data and the second data are exchanged inside a logical space, and the determination is found to be affirmative, the storage device replaces the logical address corresponding to the first data with the logical address corresponding to the second data without changing the physical address of the physical area in which the first data is stored and the physical address of the physical area in which the second data is stored.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Data storage in a mobile device with embedded mass storage device

A mobile device (100) includes a processing device (140), a random access memory, ram, (150) and an embedded mass storage device (160). A first interface (if1) is provided between the processing device (140) and the ram (150).
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Efficient management of paged translation maps in memory and flash

A system comprising a processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed, cause the system to receive a request to select translation table entries to store in a storage device, determine a plurality of translation table entries associated with a dump unit, allocate the plurality of translation table entries into a first group of translation table entries associated with a first node and a second group of translation table entries associated with a second node, the first group of translation table entries being frequently accessed and the second group of translation table entries being rarely accessed. Determine a first status associated with a first recent access bit for a first translation table entry, the first translation table entry being included in the first group of translation table entries, and add the first translation table entry to the second group of translation table entries..
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Data storage device including nonvolatile memory device and operating method thereof

A method of operating a data storage device includes programming non-fully programmed memory blocks at a point in time when a reference time elapses from a point in time when each of the memory blocks is physically erased, acquiring a first interval and a second interval, calculating a disturb index based on the first interval and the second interval, selecting a victim block for garbage collection based on the disturb index, and copying valid page data of the victim block into a free block. The first interval is defined by a point in time when each of the memory blocks is physically erased and a point in time when each of the memory blocks is fully programmed.

Translation lookup and garbage collection optimizations on storage system with paged translation table

A system comprising a processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed, cause the system to receive a request for garbage collection, identify a range of physical blocks in a storage device, query a bitmap, the bitmap having a bit for each physical block in the range of physical blocks, determine a status associated with a first bit from the bitmap, in response to determining the status associated with the first bit is a first state, add a first physical block associated with the first bit to a list of physical blocks for relocation, and relocate the list of physical blocks.. .
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Unified paging scheme for dense and sparse translation tables on flash storage systems

A system comprising a processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed, cause the system to receive a first translation table entry for a logical block, map the first translation table entry to a first dump unit, the first dump unit included in an array of dump units, identify a second translation table entry for the logical block in the first dump unit, the second translation table entry also being stored in a storage device, and generate a linked list in the storage device from the second translation table entry associated with the first dump unit, the linked list identifying previous translation table entries associated with the logical block.. .
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Data backup using metadata mapping

An information processing apparatus, backup method, and program product that enable efficient differential backup. In one embodiment, an information processing apparatus for files stored in a storage device includes: a metadata management unit for managing metadata of files stored in the storage device; a map generation unit for generating a map which indicates whether metadata associated with an identification value uniquely identifying a file in the storage device is present or absent; and a backup management unit for scanning the metadata to detect files that have been created, modified, or deleted since the last backup, and storing at least a data block and the metadata for a detected file in a backup storage device as backup information in association with the identification value..
International Business Machines Corporation

Data backup using metadata mapping

An information processing apparatus, backup method, and program product that enable efficient differential backup. In one embodiment, an information processing apparatus for files stored in a storage device includes: a metadata management unit for managing metadata of files stored in the storage device; a map generation unit for generating a map which indicates whether metadata associated with an identification value uniquely identifying a file in the storage device is present or absent; and a backup management unit for scanning the metadata to detect files that have been created, modified, or deleted since the last backup, and storing at least a data block and the metadata for a detected file in a backup storage device as backup information in association with the identification value..
International Business Machines Corporation

Synchronizing replicas with media errors in distributed storage systems

Systems and techniques are described for transferring data. A described technique includes receiving a request to transmit a data block from a first data storage device to a second data storage device.
Vmware, Inc.

Information processing device, external storage device, host device, relay device, control program, and control information processing device

According to the embodiments, an external storage device switches to an interface controller for supporting only a read operation of nonvolatile memory when a shift condition for shifting to a read only mode is met. A host device switches to an interface driver for supporting only the read operation of the nonvolatile memory when determining to recognize as read only memory based on information acquired from the external storage device..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Controlling access to namespaces of a storage device

A method includes receiving, by virtual machine manager and from a virtual machine, a request for a set of namespace identifiers corresponding to a set of namespaces associated with one or more storage devices. The method also includes determining, by the virtual machine manager, one or more namespaces associated with the virtual machine from the set of namespaces associated with the one or more storage devices.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Automated systems and techniques to manage cloud-based metadata configurations

Metadata files are acquired from one or more storage devices corresponding to multiple different environments. The metadata files are compared to determine differences between the metadata files.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Electronic systems and methods of operating electronic systems

A method includes transmitting a command signal including a time-out time from a host to a storage device; determining, by the storage device, a first time amount, which is an amount of time required for the storage device to perform an operation corresponding to the command signal; when the first time amount is not greater than the time-out time, providing a first response signal including a success flag from the storage device to the host after the storage device performs the operation within the time-out time; when the first time amount is longer than the time-out time, providing a second response signal including the first time amount and a time-out reset flag from the storage device to the host; and when the host receives the second response signal, retransmitting the command signal to the storage device after the host resets the time-out time to the first time amount.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Implementing scattered atomic i/o writes

Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for performing scattered atomic i/o writes in a storage device. A list of block i/o write requests to be completed as an atomic unit is received from a requester with at least two of the block i/o write requests specifying non-contiguous data locations on a storage media.
Seagate Technology Llc

Method of moving files in hierarchical storage system

A method for moving files in a hierarchical storage system having a primary storage and a secondary storage including a sequential storage device from the primary storage to the secondary storage includes obtaining a predetermined file size to be written to the secondary storage, extracting, from a plurality of files in the primary storage, a file not stored in the secondary storage and having the oldest last access time, estimating a file size of the file having the oldest last access time on the secondary storage if the file having the oldest last access time is written to the secondary storage, and selecting the file having the oldest last access time as a file to be moved to the secondary storage as long as the estimated file size does not exceed the predetermined file size to be written to the secondary storage.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Incremental snapshot based technique on paged translation systems

A system comprising a processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed, cause the system to identify a plurality of dump units associated with a translation table in a storage device, determine a plurality of snapshot markers associated with the plurality of dump units, calculate a first value of a first snapshot marker from the plurality of snapshot markers in the storage device, identify a second snapshot marker from an additional source, the second snapshot marker having a second value satisfying the first value, retrieve a dump unit associated with the second snapshot marker from the additional source, and reconstruct the translation table using the dump unit.. .
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device including a plurality of memory blocks each of which includes a plurality of pages; and a controller suitable for obtain block physical to logical (p2l) data corresponding to a first memory block among the plurality of memory blocks, determine first and second target logical to physical (l2p) pages, one or more first target l2p segments stored in the first target l2p page and one or more second target l2p segments stored in the second target l2p page, based on the block p2l data and an l2p segment position table, obtain the first target l2p segments, and verify validity for one or more first p2l data included in the block p2l data, based on the first target l2p segments, wherein the controller obtains the second target l2p segments while verifying the validity for the first p2l data.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Storage device that determines data attributes based on continuity of address ranges

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory including a plurality of blocks, and a controller. The controller is configured to retain a logical address range designated by each of a plurality of write commands that were received, and upon each gap of two adjacent logical address ranges of two or more of the write commands being smaller than a first threshold and an entire length of the logical address ranges of said two or more write commands being larger than a second threshold, write data corresponding to one of said two or more write commands in one of the blocks of the nonvolatile memory, as a part of a single data group comprising data corresponding to each of said two or more write commands, such that data that do not form the single data group are not written in said one of the blocks of the nonvolatile memory..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Storage device including nonvolatile memory device and controller with varied read weights

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device and a controller. The nonvolatile memory device includes multiple memory blocks, each of which includes memory cells.

Incremental erasure coding for storage systems

A method comprising: generating a storage chunk having a plurality of data fragments, the storage chunk stored in one or more storage devices; allocating space in a primary memory to store a plurality of coded fragments; receiving a plurality of i/o requests to write data; allocating space in the primary memory to store a next unfilled data fragment; processing a plurality of i/o requests to write data; and copying the coded fragments from the primary memory to the one or more storage devices. For each i/o request, writing the data to the next unfilled data fragment in the one or more storage devices, writing the data to the next unfilled data fragment in the primary memory, and if the data fragment in the primary memory is full, updating the coded fragments in the primary memory using the filled data fragment in the primary memory..
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Mapping table updating method, memory control circuit unit and memory storage device

A mapping table updating method, a memory control circuit unit and a memory storage device are provided. The mapping table updating method includes: recording first mapping information as a mapping relation between a first virtual block and a first physical erasing unit; recording second mapping information as a mapping relation between the first virtual block and a second virtual block, and the second virtual block is mapped to the first physical erasing unit; and updating the second mapping information as a mapping relation between the first virtual block and a third virtual block if copying data belonging to the first physical erasing unit to a second physical erasing unit, and the third virtual block is mapped to the second physical erasing unit..
Phison Electronics Corp.

Method and managing storage device

A storage management method and a storage management apparatus are provided. In some embodiments, the method includes: detecting, during a preset length of time, a writing amount per time unit of service data of a target network service in a target storage; retrieving a correspondence relationship between the writing amount per time unit and an amount of a redundant storage, wherein the relationship indicates the amount of the redundant storage increases with the increasing of the writing amount per time unit; determining a first amount of the redundant storage corresponding to the first writing amount per time unit according to the correspondence relationship; and configuring the redundant storage for the target network service in accordance with the first amount of the redundant storage..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Information reception system, recording medium, and information input method

An information reception device is provided with: operation surface which is adjusted to produce a characteristic index vibration by an object contact; a storage device stores candidate information (candidate information is related with the index vibration) which serves as a candidate of input information; a microphone which acquires observation information according to observation of the actual vibration arising in the surrounding environment; and a cpu. The cpu (selecting part) judges whether or not the index vibration exists in the observation information acquired.
Nitto Denko Corporation

Determining power state support

According to some examples, systems and methods are provided for determining a set of power states supported by a data storage device and applying an operation to the data storage device based on whether the set of power states includes a low power state.. .
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Thermal aware workload scheduling

Systems, software, devices, and methods of distributing a workload among available data storage devices in a thermal aware manner are described herein. More specifically, the examples herein discuss distributing the workload among the available data storage devices in a thermal aware manner that optimizes collective iops of the data storage devices in an enclosure.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Toolless data storage device carrier

A data storage enclosure can house and electrically connect to multiple data storage devices respectively secured by a carrier. A toolless data storage device carrier can be configured with a data storage device disposed between first and second rails and a clip physically contacting each rail while spanning the data storage device.
Seagate Technology Llc

Computer system

A problem to be solved by the present invention is, in a computer system, to reduce processing delay from wait times which occur in timer access. According to the present invention, using either a cpu core (hereinafter “processing core”) other than a cpu core which executes an application, or a dma device, a latest timer value is always transferred from a timer device to a primary storage device.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Light modulation element

The invention relates to a light modulation element comprising a cholesteric liquid crystalline medium sandwiched between two substrates (1), provided with a common electrode structure (2) and a driving electrode structure (3) individually, wherein the substrate with driving and/or common electrode structure is additionally provided with an alignment electrode structure (4) which is separated from the driving and or common electrode structure on the same substrate by a dielectric layer (5), characterized in that it comprises at least one alignment layer (6) directly adjacent to the liquid crystalline medium. The invention is further related to a method of production of said light modulation element and to the use of said light modulation element in various types of optical and electro-optical devices, such as electro-optical displays, liquid crystal displays (lcds), non-linear optic (nlo) devices, and optical information storage devices..
Merck Patent Gmbh

Soc management system of energy storage device, and method therefor

The present invention relates to a state of charge (soc) management system of an energy storage device, the system comprising at least one energy storage device, wherein the soc management system of the energy storage device manages soc of the energy storage device by performing p-f (active power-frequency) droop control on the basis of a droop coefficient, a reference frequency, and a dead band, which determine the output of each energy storage device.. .
Hyosung Corporation

Method for manufacturing heat storage device, manufacturing heat storage material, heat storage material, and heat storage device

Provided is a method for manufacturing a heat storage device, the heat storage device including a heat storage material that contains inorganic powder and sodium acetate, the heat storage material undergoing a phase change between a liquid state and a solid state; a heat storage material container configured to enclose the heat storage material; a nucleation device configured to phase-change the heat storage material from a liquid state to a solid state; the method including forming a heat storage material that is particulate and in a powder/granular form by mixing the sodium acetate and the inorganic powder, and filling the heat storage material container with the particulate heat storage material obtained in the forming a particulate heat storage material.. .
Kitagawa Industries Co., Ltd.

Bicycle frame, electric bicycle and energy accumulator

A bicycle frame is disclosed, having at least one frame portion which is configured for the removable mounting of at least one separate energy storage device, in particular a battery pack. According to the invention, the frame portion configured for the removable mounting of the energy storage device has an asymmetric cross section with respect to a frame centre plane.
Biketec Ag

Wire harness

A wire harness includes: a trunk line section obtained by bundling a plurality of power supply lines serving as wiring bodies wired in a vehicle; a trunk line middle distributor to which a power storage device that is mounted on the vehicle and accumulates electric power is connected, the trunk line middle distributor being interposed between both ends of the trunk line section; and a pair of trunk line end distributors each of which is connected to a corresponding one of both ends of the trunk line section and distributes electric power from the power storage device to each appliance to be connected.. .
Yazaki Corporation

Method for operating an electrically operated or also electrically operable motor vehicle and motor vehicle

A method for operating an electrically operated or also electrically operable motor vehicle provided with a rechargeable electric energy storage device associated with the drive motor of the motor vehicle. A target charging state is determined for the energy storage device and an operating strategy is determined for a route that is calculated, entered or predicted for the next trip, by which recuperative deceleration is enabled with a specifiable minimum amount for deceleration processes occurring along the route.
Audi Ag

Apparatus and rapid charging using shared power electronics

An apparatus comprises a power electronic energy conversion system comprising a first energy storage device configured to store dc energy and a first voltage converter configured to convert a second voltage from a remote power supply into a first charging voltage configured to charge the first energy storage device. The apparatus also includes a first controller configured to control the first voltage converter to convert the second voltage into the first charging voltage and to provide the first charging voltage to the first energy storage device during a charging mode of operation and communicate with a second controller located remotely from the power electronic energy conversion system to cause a second charging voltage to be provided to the first energy storage device during the charging mode of operation to rapidly charge the first energy storage device..
General Electric Company

System and semantic processing of natural language commands

A system, method and computer-readable storage devices are for processing natural language commands, such as commands to a robotic arm, using a tag & parse approach to semantic parsing. The system first assigns semantic tags to each word in a sentence and then parses the tag sequence into a semantic tree.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Aesthetic biological structure treatment by magnetic field

Methods and devices producing time varying magnetic field treats a patient. The device contains a coil made of insulated wires, an energy storage device, an energy source and a switch.
Btl Holdings Limited

Defibrillator that monitors cpr treatment and adjusts protocol

An apparatus and method is provided for a defibrillator that specifies treatment protocols in terms of number of chest compressions instead of time intervals. The defibrillator includes a connection port that is configured to attach with a plurality of electrodes that are capable of delivery of a defibrillation shock and/or sensing one or more physical parameters.
Physio-control, Inc.

Combined table-umbrella

A combined table-umbrella includes a table and an umbrella. The umbrella includes an umbrella canopy, an umbrella pole and an umbrella skeleton connecting the umbrella pole and the umbrella canopy to hold up the umbrella canopy.
Zhejiang Yotrio Group Co., Ltd.

Stackable sleds for storing electronic devices

Described herein is a first system that includes sleds each having sidewalls, a mounting plate, and a first cover. The first cover is movable relative to the sidewalls between a closed position and an open position.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Device and handling dual cellular system aggregation

A communication device for handling dual cellular system aggregation comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
Htc Corporation

Write confirmation of a digital video record channel

Systems, methods, and computer program products to perform an operation comprising receiving a first unit of video data on a first input/output (i/o) channel, of a plurality of i/o channels of a digital video recorder, computing a first value by applying an error-detecting function to the first unit of video data, attempting to write the first unit of video data to a storage location of a storage device communicably coupled to the digital video recorder, computing, after attempting to write the first unit of video data, a second value by applying the error-detecting function to a data stored at the storage location of the storage device, and upon determining that the first and second values are not equal, storing an indication that the first unit of video data was not successfully written to the storage location of the storage device.. .
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Method of and simultaneously displaying video input along with supplementary information

One aspect of the invention includes an apparatus that simultaneously displays the video input and supplementary information, having a video overlay device, and a network management module, a removable storage device and a display device coupled to the video overlay device. The network management module includes a computer or a cloud server for uploading, via network, and controlling supplementary information.

Endoscope device and method and computer-readable storage device for controlling bending of endoscope device

An endoscope device having one or more processors configured to perform a control process including: processing an imaging signal to generate image data of a display image of a subject, wherein the image signal is generated by an image sensor, wherein the image sensor is arranged at a distal end of an insertion portion, and wherein a bending actuator is configured to bend the distal end; setting a first measurement point and a second measurement point on the display image; calculating a first subject distance from the first measurement point to a reference point of the image sensor, and a second subject distance from the second measurement point to the reference point; calculating a difference value between the first subject distance and the second subject distance; and controlling the bending actuator to bend the distal end of the insertion portion such that the difference value is decreased.. .
Olympus Corporation

Method and storing email messages

A method for saving an email to an electronic storage location is disclosed. A topic identifier located in the email is used to locate a storage location on the electronic storage device for saving the email message.
Tj2z Patent Licensing And Tech Transfer, Llc

Data encryption method, decryption method, apparatus, and system

A data encryption method performed at a computing device includes: receiving a data encryption request, the data encryption request indicating original data that needs to be encrypted and at least two target storage devices that are communicatively connected to the computing device; in response to the data encryption request: separately obtaining unique device information of the at least two target storage devices; generating, based on the unique device information, a public key according to a preset policy; encrypting the original data by using the public key to obtain ciphertext; and destructing relevant data of the public key from the computing device, and storing the ciphertext into the at least two target storage devices.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Device and handling uplink transmission

A communication device comprises a storage device for storing instructions of receiving a semi-persistent scheduling (sps) uplink (ul) grant in a transmission time interval (tti) from a base station (bs), wherein the sps ul grant indicates a ul frequency resource periodically allocated to the communication device; storing the sps ul grant as a configured ul grant; initializing the configured ul grant to start in an earliest tti after the first tti and applying the configured ul grant to a plurality of ttis after the earliest tti; transmitting at least one first repetition of a ul transmission by using a hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) process according to the configured ul grant; starting a ul harq round trip time (rtt) timer for the harq process in response to the ul transmission; and starting a drx-ulretransmissiontimer for the harq process, when the ul harq rtt timer expires.. .
Htc Corporation

Generator of powerful nanosecond pulses (variants)

A generator includes a series-connected inductive energy store and a superfast drift step recovery diode, as well as a load connected in parallel to the drift step recovery diode and switches. The switches are arranged in series, and the inductive energy storage device is connected to the point of connection of the switches therebetween and adjusting the amplitude of the pulses on the load by changing the closing and opening times of the switches.

Energy panel arrangement power dissipation

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for facilitating shutdown of output power from an energy panel arrangement to a power converter. A shutdown implementation module is coupled between an energy panel arrangement and a power converter that converts dc power from the energy panel arrangement to ac power for an ac power grid.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Method for adaptive demand charge reduction

A method for peak load shaving uses an energy storage device. A controller predicts the threshold above which the energy consumed by a load is equal to the capacity of the storage device.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Aqueous electrolytic solution for power storage device and power storage device including said aqueous electrolytic solution

An electrolytic solution for a power storage device contains water as a solvent and has a composition in which an amount of the solvent is not greater than 4 mol with respect to 1 mol of an alkali metal salt.. .

Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and energy storage device using the same

Wherein r1 to r3 each independently represent a methyl group or an ethyl group; and r4 represents a halogenated alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms.. .

Extreme long life, high energy density batteries and making and using the same

A composition containing a carbon monofluoride admixture is provided. The carbon monofluoride admixture is generally in the form of layer having opposing upper and lower surfaces.
Ada Technologies, Inc.

Energy storage device

An energy storage device includes: a casing 30 having an opening; an energy storage element 20 housed in the casing 30; a lid plate 40 mounted in the opening of the casing 30; a positive electrode terminal member 100 and a negative electrode terminal member 71 integrally fixed to the lid plate 40 in an insulation state by an insulating synthetic resin; a positive electrode current collector 60p configured to electrically connect the energy storage element 20 and the positive electrode terminal member 100 to each other; and a negative electrode current collector 60n configured to electrically connect the energy storage element 20 and the negative electrode terminal member 71 to each other, wherein an easy-to-break portion 65 is formed on at least either one of the positive electrode terminal member 100 or the positive electrode current collector 60p.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Electric power storage device

A rechargeable battery is provided with a pressure release valve and a current interruption mechanism. The current interruption mechanism includes a deformation plate.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

2d material super capacitors

Devices and methods are described relating to capacitor energy storage devices that are small in size and have a high energy stored to volume ratio. The capacitor devices include 2d material electrodes.
Synopsys, Inc.

Electric energy storage device having improved terminal structure

An electric energy storage device has an inner terminal disposed in a cylindrical metal case and connected to an electrode of a bare cell, wherein the inner terminal includes a plate-shaped terminal body having a circular outer circumference; at least one electrolyte impregnation hole formed through the terminal body in a thickness direction; a flange located at the outer circumference of the terminal body and extending perpendicular to a plane of the terminal body; and a spacer formed to protrude at a periphery of at least one impregnation hole among the impregnation holes or formed by protruding a part of the plane of the terminal body.. .
Ls Mtron Ltd.

Electrical energy storage apparatus having improved coupling structure of internal terminal

An electric energy storage device in which a cell assembly having electrode leads is installed in a metal case. The electric energy storage device includes an internal terminal formed with a support, connection ribs and thorough portions, and the electrode leads include a part of electrode leads compressed by the support and the connection ribs of the internal terminal and a part of electrode leads located at the thorough portions of the internal terminal to maintain a shape thereof..
Ls Mtron Ltd.

External terminal, having structure for preventing leakage of electrolyte, for electric energy storage device

An external terminal for an electric energy storage device, which is coupled to an upper end of a cylindrical metal case to cap the metal case and has a hollow formed at a center thereof so that a safety valve is installed therein, wherein the metal case includes an outer part exposed to the outside in an erect state in a normal direction and an inner part positioned below the outer part, and wherein the inner part includes a first surface adjacent to the hollow and a second surface stepped higher than the first surface (112a) toward the outer part (111).. .
Ls Mtron Ltd.

Voltage supply circuit and semiconductor storage device

A voltage supply circuit includes a step-down circuit configured to receive a power supply voltage, step down the power supply voltage to generate a step-down voltage having a constant value lower than a value of the power supply voltage, and a booster circuit configured to boost the step-down voltage to generate an output voltage, the output voltage having a value greater than the value of the power supply voltage.. .
Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Storage device and operation method thereof

A storage device is provided. The storage device includes a first connector, a second connector, and a memory circuit.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Securing data storage device

A securing apparatus configured to mount a data storage device in an enclosure includes a shielding assembly configured to be secured to a panel of the enclosure and a sliding pole. The shielding assembly includes a frame and a rotating plate rotatably mounted to the frame.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

System and translating real-time speech using segmentation based on conjunction locations

A system, method and computer-readable storage device which balance latency and accuracy of machine translations by segmenting the speech upon locating a conjunction. The system, upon receiving speech, will buffer speech until a conjunction is detected.
Nuance Communications, Inc.

Selective seating controller

A method, system, and/or computer program product improve a function of a computer used to make a seat in a venue available to a user. One or more processors received a request for a seat at a venue from a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for tracking and providing workflow information

A tangible computer-readable storage device storing computer-executable program instructions that generate a user interface for displaying workflow information associated with a tissue specimen in a pathology laboratory. The program instructions may perform a method including displaying a virtual laboratory component representing a physical pathology laboratory having one or more laboratory stations for processing the tissue specimen according to a workflow, and displaying a specimen indicator that indicates a current specimen state based on a current relationship of the tissue specimen to the workflow.
Dako Denmark A/s

Updates to a prediction model using statistical analysis groups

Method, systems, and computer-readable storage devices for updating a prediction model are described. In one aspect, a statistical analysis group assignment may be received.
Entit Software Llc

System for finding shortest pathway between neurons in a neural network

The present invention discloses a system for finding shortest pathways between neurons in a neural network, including a neural space generating module for establishing a three dimensional or higher dimensional neural space database (which may be neuron image database), wherein the three dimensional or higher dimensional neural space database includes a plurality of neurons distributed therein. A neurons connection determining module is used for determined whether there is a connection between each of the plurality of neurons in the three dimensional or higher dimensional neural space database and the others of the plurality of neurons in the three dimensional or higher dimensional neural space database.
National Applied Research Laboratory

Protecting data in a storage device

A first data encryption key is stored on a storage device. The first data encryption key, a first key encryption key obtained from first information received from a host system, and second information that is received from a source other than the host system are used to generate a second data encryption key that can be used to encrypt and decrypt data stored on the storage device.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Using sensors and location to trigger events and share data

Embodiments include a system for providing access to secured data; the system includes a processor configured to perform a method. The method includes receiving physiological data from one or more sensors on a wearable device; obtaining environmental data from the one or more sensors; storing the physiological data and the environmental data from the one or more sensors onto a secured storage device; receiving, by a transceiver, a request to access the physiological data; accessing, by a processor, a security profile for the physiological data, wherein the security profile defines a normal range for the physiological data and defines environmental data compliance; and providing access to the physiological data based upon a determination that the physiological data is outside the normal range for the physiological data and based upon a determination that the environmental data is in compliance with the security profile..
International Business Machines Corporation

Samba configuration management network device

The present disclosure provides a samba configuration management method and system, and includes: when setting a share directory, adding information of the share directory into a configuration file of a samba server, and storing the information of the share directory into a share backup file of the storage device; when it is detected that the storage device is removed from a network device, deleting the information of the share directory; and when it is detected that the storage device is inserted into the network device, reading piece by piece the share directory information in the share backup file, and acquiring a share path of the information of the share directory, modifying a disk letter of the share path into a current disk letter of the storage device, judging whether the modified share path exists, and if yes adding the information of the share directory into the configuration file.. .
Phicomm (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Managing storage system metadata during data migration

Data is migrated from a source storage device to a destination storage device using tape media. Both the source storage device and the destination storage device utilize disk drives to store data.
International Business Machines Corporation

In-connector data storage device

A data storage device includes a case and a connector housed within the case. The connector includes a first connection interface having a plurality of connection fingers and a second connection interface having a plurality of springs.

Nvme drive detection from a sas/sata connector

Embodiments presented herein provide for hot swappable connections to various storage devices. In one embodiment, a storage controller includes an interface operable to connect to at least one of a storage device and a midplane connected to a plurality of non volatile memory express (nvme) storage devices.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd .

Method for writing multiple copies into storage device, and storage device

A method for writing multiple copies into a storage device includes receiving a first write data request that includes an identity (id) of a first logical storage unit, target data, and a logical block address (lba) of the first logical storage unit, determining that data stored in storage space corresponding to the lba of the first logical storage unit is not accessed by another data access request, writing the target data into the storage space corresponding to the lba of the first logical storage unit, generating a second write data request that includes an id of a second logical storage unit, the target data, and an lba of the second logical storage unit, and writing the target data into storage space corresponding to the lba of the second logical storage unit.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Techniques for write commands to a storage device

Examples include techniques for a write commands to one or more storage devices coupled with a host computing platform. In some examples, the write commands may be responsive to write requests from applications hosted or supported by the host computing platform.
Intel Corporation

Virtual storage

In some examples, techniques for virtual storage includes configuring a single physical storage disk to a virtual storage device that includes a plurality of virtual storage disks from a command specifying storage characteristics of the virtual storage disks including number of virtual storage disks, virtual strip size, and fault tolerance of the virtual storage disks. In response to access the virtual storage disks and specifying a virtual storage disk logical block address (lba), converting the virtual storage disk lba into a physical storage disk lba based on a sum of factors that includes a first factor comprising a modulo of the virtual storage disk lba and virtual strip size, a second factor comprising number of virtual storage disks multiplied by a result of the virtual storage disk lba minus the first factor, and a third factor comprising a virtual storage disk number multiplied by the virtual strip size..
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Storage device and garbage collection method thereof

A memory controller is for controlling operations of a nonvolatile memory including a first memory block group for storing a first type of data and a second memory block group for storing a second type of data. The memory controller includes a garbage collection management unit configured to execute a garbage collection policy in which a first garbage collection criteria is applied to the first memory block group, and a second garbage collection criteria is applied to the second memory block group, where first garbage collection criteria is different than the second garbage collection criteria.

Method and reducing data program completion overhead in nand flash

In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a storage device comprising a nand flash memory. The storage device is to receive a write request from a computing host, the write request to specify data to be written to the nand flash memory; perform a number of program loops to program the data into a plurality of cells of the nand flash memory, wherein a program loop comprises application of a program voltage to a wordline of the memory to change the threshold voltage of at least one cell of the plurality of cells; and wherein the number of program loops is to be determined prior to receipt of the write request and based on a distribution of threshold voltages of the cells or determined based on tracking a number of program errors for only a portion of the plurality of cells..
Intel Corporation

Cloud storage write cache management system and method

A method, computer program product, and computer system for monitoring health of at least one storage device of a cache in a clustered system. A recovery journal may be maintained, wherein the recovery journal may identify whether one or more chunks of data stored in the cache have been dumped from the at least one storage device to persistent storage in the clustered system.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Storage device

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device and a controller. A nonvolatile memory device includes a plurality of memory blocks.

Data analysis in storage system

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method of analyzing data in a storage system, a storage system, and a computer program product. The method includes: in response to detecting a request for a data analytic job, obtaining target data for the data analytic job from a first storage device of the storage system.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Stochastic processing

A system, method, and device for stochastically processing data. There is an architect module operating on a processor configured to manage and control stochastic processing of data, a non-deterministic data pool module configured to provide a stream of non-deterministic values that are not derived from a function, a plurality of functionally equivalent data processing modules each configured to stochastically process data as called upon by the architect module, a data feed configured to feed a data set desired to be stochastically processed, and a structure memory module including a memory storage device and configured to provide sufficient information for the architect module to duplicate a predefined processing architecture and to record a utilized processing architecture..
Cassy Holdings Llc

Method and system for managing storage system

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and a system for managing a storage system. In one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method for managing a storage system, where the storage system comprises a first controller, a second controller, a first communication area as well as a second communication area.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Preemptive decompression scheduling for a nand storage device

Systems, methods, and computer programs are disclosed for scheduling decompression of an application from flash storage. One embodiment of a system comprises a flash memory device and a preemptive decompression scheduler component.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Hybrid data storage device with embedded command queuing

Apparatus and method for managing data in a hybrid data storage device. In some embodiments, a hybrid device has a hard disc drive (hdd) controller circuit coupled to non-volatile rotatable storage media and a solid state drive (ssd) controller circuit coupled to non-volatile solid state memory.
Seagatge Technology Llc

System and multi-stream data write

A method of writing multi-stream host data to a storage device comprising a cpu, a multi-stream fast release buffer (frb), and a non-volatile memory (nvm), includes: receiving a command to write the multi-stream host data to the nvm, the multi-stream host data being associated with a logical block number (lbn) and a new stream id, recording a status of the active stream id and retrieving a status of the new stream id to determine a physical address in the nvm for storing one or more codewords (cws) corresponding to the multi-stream host data, allocating space in a buffer of the frb for storage of the multi-stream host data, organizing the multi-stream host data into the one or more cws, and storing the one or more cws into the allocated space in the buffer, transferring the one or more cws from the buffer to the physical address in the nvm.. .
Ngd Systems, Inc.

Solid state storage device and data writing method thereof

A data writing method for a solid state storage device is provided. The solid state storage device includes a flash memory with plural blocks.
Lite-on Technology Corporation

Opportunistic handling of freed data in data de-duplication

A mechanism is provided for opportunistic handling of freed data in data de-duplication. Responsive to receiving a request to store a file in a storage device, the file is mapped to a set of virtual blocks.
International Business Machines Corporation

Transient compression layer

A storage device or storage system includes a transient compression layer that is established based on a level of finishedness of the capacity of the storage device or storage system. Data may be compressed and written to the transient compression layer until the capacity is sufficiently finished, after which the compressed data may be destaged and written to the capacity.
Seagate Technology Llc

Data storage device and data storage method thereof

A data storage method for a data storage device is provided. The data storage method includes steps of: determining whether a power drop/loss event occurs; when the power drop/loss event is determined to have occurred, recording a voltage level of a charge storage device, wherein the charge storage device provides power to the data storage device during the power drop/loss event; determining whether the charge storage device is operating normally according to the recorded voltage level of the charge storage device; and when the charge storage device is determined to be not operating normally, configuring the data storage device to enter a safe operation mode.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Efficient erasure coding of large data objects

A system, computer program product, and computer-executable method for use with a distributed storage system comprising a plurality of storage nodes each having attached storage devices, the system, computer program product, and computer-executable method including receiving a request, at a first storage node of the plurality of storage nodes, to store a large portion of data, using at least one of a first type of data chunk and a plurality of a second type of data chunks to store the large portion of data, processing each of the plurality of the second type of data chunks, processing each of the at least one of the first type of data chunk, and returning an acknowledgement to the request.. .
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Method and improving sequential reading in nand flash

In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a storage device comprising a nand flash memory. The storage device is to receive a read request from a computing host; identify a plurality of pages specified by the read request that are stored in the same group of memory cells of the nand flash memory, wherein each memory cell of the group of memory cells is to store a bit of each of the plurality of identified pages; and read, in a single read cycle, the plurality of pages from the group of memory cells of the nand flash memory..
Intel Corporation

An controlling access to a memory device, and a performing a maintenance operation within such an apparatus

A technique is described for performing a maintenance operation within an apparatus that is used to control access to a memory device. The apparatus has a storage device for storing access requests to be issued to the memory device, and maintenance circuitry for performing a maintenance operation on storage elements provided within the storage device.
Arm Limited

Systems and methods for optimizing media read times

The various embodiments described herein include methods, systems, and devices for optimizing media read times. In one aspect, a method is performed at a device at a storage device with one or more processors and memory coupled to the one or more processors.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Performance of object storage systems

Approaches are disclosed for improving performance of logical disks. A logical disk can comprise several storage devices.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Compression sampling in tiered storage

A method for data steering in tiered storage is described. In one embodiment, the method includes ranking a plurality of storage areas of a storage device according to at least one property of the plurality of storage areas.
Seagate Technology Llc

Internal data transfer management in a hybrid data storage device

Apparatus and method for managing data in a hybrid data storage device. In some embodiments, the hybrid data storage device has a hard disc drive (hdd) controller circuit coupled to non-volatile rotatable storage media and a solid state drive (ssd) controller circuit coupled to non-volatile solid state memory.
Seagate Technology Llc

File level access to block level incremental backups of a virtual disk

For accessing files from block-level backups of a virtual disk, an apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a changed block module that obtains a list of changed blocks between a previous and a current backup of a virtual disk.
International Business Machines Corporation

Information processing apparatus, controlling the same, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes two storage devices, a semiconductor storage device and a magnetic storage device, and controls which of the storage devices is to provide a swap area corresponding to a power saving mode set in accordance with a user input.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Portable storage device with modular power and housing system

A modular portable storage system includes a portable storage device with a housing having a cuboid geometry. The housing retains a processor, a storage module in electronic communication with the processor, and a wireless communication module.
Fasetto, Llc

Storage warehouse systems and methods thereof

A storage system includes data storage devices, bus conductors, and mobile reader/writer devices. Each of the storage devices is positioned between insulators, is at one of a plurality of locations on one of one or more shelf assemblies, and comprises a processor coupled to a memory and an interface device.
Netapp, Inc.

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a replenishment empty history recording portion, a post-empty attachment detecting portion, and an image creation restricting portion. The replenishment empty history recording portion records replenishment empty history information to a storage device in correspondence with one of the plurality of developer containers in which a replenishment empty state was detected in a first attachment portion.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

State output apparatus, state output method, and recording medium

A state output apparatus includes a power storage device information acquirer configured to acquire power storage device information including a voltage and a current of a power storage device; an integrated current amount calculator configured to calculate an integrated current amount supplied to the power storage device during a period in which the voltage changes from a first voltage to a second voltage between a discharge end voltage and a charge end voltage by charging the power storage device; an integrated current amount comparer configured to compare the calculated integrated current amount with a reference integrated current amount stored in a storage device; and a state outputter configured to output a result of the comparison as information indicating a state of the power storage device.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Test device and method

A test device and a method are provided in the invention. The test device includes a first connection interface, a storage device, a processor and a second connection interface.
Delta Electronics, Inc.

Hybrid energy storage module system

The present invention relates to an energy storage module system and, more specifically, to a hybrid energy storage module system selectively using, according to the amount of power required in a load, a lithium battery and a lead storage battery by mutually supplementing the lithium battery and the lead storage battery. According to the present invention, the hybrid energy storage module system is an energy storage module system for supplying power necessary for the driving of a load and comprises an energy storage device, a first sensing unit and a second sensing unit, and a controller.
Jsyoungtech Co.,ltd

System and improving reverse driving capability of electrified vehicles

A method includes controlling an electrified vehicle by modifying a state of charge (soc) window associated with an energy storage device of the electrified vehicle in response to a reverse driving event or a trailer towing event.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Vehicle air-conditioning control device

A vehicle includes an engine, a generator driven by the engine to generate an electric power, and a high-voltage battery charged with the electric power. An air heating in a vehicle interior is implemented by waste heat of the engine through which a heat medium is circulated and heated, and an air heating in the vehicle interior is implemented by a heat pump device consuming the electric power of the electric storage device.
Denso Corporation

Process and plant for building tyres for vehicle wheels

A plant for building tyres for vehicle wheels, includes a sleeve building area in which devices for obtaining carcass sleeves operate, a crown building area in which devices for obtaining crown structures operate and a shaping station for shaping each carcass sleeve according to a toroidal configuration. Transfer devices for transferring the carcass sleeves from the sleeve building area to the shaping station, by means of a first translator configured for picking up each carcass sleeve from an outlet station of the sleeve building area, a second translator configured for releasing each carcass sleeve in the shaping station, and a storage device operatively interposed between said first translator and second translator..
Pirelli Tyre S.p.a.

Storage device including ultraviolet illumination

Ultraviolet radiation is directed within an area. Items located within the area and/or one or more conditions of the area are monitored over a period of time.
Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.

Scheduling video content from multiple sources for presentation via a streaming video channel

A method, apparatus, and computer-readable storage device includes functionality for analyzing a streaming video schedule for one or more scheduling gaps and for streaming supplemental content to fill the one or more scheduling gaps. The streaming video schedule comprises a list of start times, end times, and titles to video segments to be streamed over a computer network.
Wowza Media Systems, Llc

Predictive server-side rendering of scenes

A server device and method are provided for use in predictive server-side rendering of scenes based on client-side user input. The server device may include a processor and a storage device holding instructions for an application program executable by the processor to receive, at the application program, a current navigation input in a stream of navigation inputs from a client device over a network, calculate a predicted future navigation input based on the current navigation input and a current application state of the application program, render a future scene based on the predicted future navigation input to a rendering surface, and send the rendering surface to the client device over the network..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Parallel processing device and memory cache control method

A memory cache control method for a parallel processing device having a plurality of nodes, wherein a first node stores first data as a client cache in a first storage device and switches an use of the stored first data to a server cache; and a second node stores the first data in a second storage device which is slower than the first storage device, records data management information which indicates that the first data is being stored by in the first storage device of the first node, and when a transmission request of the first data is received from a third node, refers to the data management information, and when the first data is stored in the first storage device of the first node and when the first data is switched to the server cache, instructs the first node to transmit the first data to the third node.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Method and optimizing data transfers utilizing machine learning

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a network device comprising a data transfer optimization module, input identifying a source directory comprising data and a target directory at a storage device, splitting the data into a plurality of data groups for transfer to the storage device, transmitting the data groups concurrently to the storage device on data paths wherein transfer times of the data groups are monitored, receiving at the data transfer optimization module, identification of a data group with a longest transfer time, splitting the data group with the longest transfer time, and placing the data from the data group into at least two of the data groups for transfer to the storage device. An apparatus and logic are also disclosed herein..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Real time cloud workload streaming

A method and system for real-time cloud bursting is provided. The method and system are directed to extending a data center with cloud computing resources by decoupling computing resources and storage devices in a virtualized data center, and booting the decoupled computing resources in a staged process while storage devices are divided and prioritized into components.
Velostrata Ltd.

Automatically configuring computer network at hospitality establishment with reservation-specific settings

A system includes a storage device for storing details of a plurality of reservations of a hospitality establishment. A particular reservation includes a set of reservation-specific settings affecting behavior of the computer network at the hospitality establishment during the reservation.
Guest Tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd.

Rdma-over-ethernet storage system with congestion avoidance without ethernet flow control

An apparatus for data storage management includes one or more processors, and an interface for connecting to a communication network that connects one or more servers and one or more storage devices. The one or more processors are configured to receive a configuration of the communication network, including a definition of multiple network connections that are used by the servers to access the storage devices using a remote direct memory access protocol transported over a lossy layer-2 protocol, to calculate, based on the configuration, respective maximum bandwidths for allocation to the network connections, and to reduce a likelihood of congestion in the communication network, notwithstanding the lossy layer-2 protocol, by instructing the servers and the storage devices to comply with the maximum bandwidths..
E8 Storage Systems Ltd.

Systems and methods for monitoring globally distributed remote storage devices

Methods and systems are described for remotely monitoring a plurality of distributed remote storage devices. An example computer implemented method includes locally collecting monitoring data for one of the plurality of distributed remote storage devices, and periodically sending at least one of an aggregate of the locally recorded monitoring data and a summary of the locally recorded monitoring data to a remote location.
Vivint, Inc.

Network evaluation program, network evaluation method, and network evaluation device

A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing therein a network evaluation program for causing a computer to execute a process comprising deploying, in each physical machine of a system in which one or more physical machines and one or more physical storage devices are connected via a physical path, a first virtual machine to execute software of applying a steady access load with respect to the physical storage device or a second virtual machine to execute software of applying a fluctuating access load with respect to the physical storage device, and identifying a plurality of the virtual machines that share a same physical path, based on a measurement result of throughput for a case where at least one or more of the second virtual machines and one or more of the first virtual machines have been executed in a same time period.. .
Fujitsu Limited

System and controlling charge of an energy storage device from a renewable energy source

Systems and methods for controlling the charge of an energy storage device include determining an estimated energy production prediction for an energy source from a present time to a target time by which an energy storage device is desired to reach a top of charge (toc) energy level when being charged by the energy source. An available amount of energy for storage at the energy storage device if the energy storage device is charged from the energy source at a first charge rate from the present time until the target time is determined.
General Electric Company

Systems and methods for controlling performance parameters of an energy storage device

Systems and methods for controlling performance parameters for an energy storage device include providing primary control signals to an energy storage device that indicate at least one operating value in a range defined by at least one set point value for one or more performance parameters of the energy storage device. In one embodiment, an actual performance score for the energy storage device operated in accordance with the primary control signals is determined and compared with a required performance score to determine a performance score evaluation parameter.
General Electric Company

Management device and power storage system

In management device (10) for managing power storage device (20) in which a plurality of power storage blocks (b1 to b3) in which a plurality of series circuits of fuses and power storage cells is connected in parallel is connected in series, equalization controller 15 performs, when a voltage difference among the power storage blocks exceeds a set voltage difference, a control for equalizing power storage blocks (b1 to b3). Fuse blowout determination unit 18 determines, based on a frequency of equalization performed by equalization controller 15, whether one of the fuses is blown..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Bio-energy power system

A bio-energy power system comprising a selection process, an extraction process, and a transfer process. More specifically, a bio-energy power system that uses a selection process to create an energy enhanced organism.
Kohane Technologies, Llc

Energy storage device

An energy storage device (battery) includes an electrode assembly having current collecting tabs, each of which is formed of a plurality of projecting portions, projecting from a first straight line portion on one side in a stacking direction of electrode sheets. The electrode assembly is housed in a case (exterior body).
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Outer packaging material for electric storage device and electric storage device using the same

An outer packaging material for electric storage device comprises at least a substrate layer, an adhesion layer, a metal foil layer, a sealant adhesion layer, and a sealant layer laminated in this order, wherein the substrate layer is one made of either a polyamide film having a hot water shrinkage rate at 95° c. Of less than 5% and a hot shrinkage rate at 180° c.
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Methods for operating a data storage device and data storage device utilizing the same

A data storage device includes a flash memory and a controller. The controller is coupled to the flash memory and includes a rom which stores a boot code.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Semiconductor memory having both volatile and non-volatile functionality and operating

Semiconductor memory having both volatile and non-volatile modes and methods of operation. A semiconductor storage device includes a plurality of memory cells each having a floating body for storing, reading and writing data as volatile memory.
Zeno Semiconductor, Inc.

Memory control circuit unit, memory storage device and signal receiving method

A memory control circuit unit, a memory storage device and a signal receiving method. In one exemplary embodiment, a memory interface circuit of the memory control circuit unit receives a first signal from a volatile memory and adjusts a voltage value of the first signal to a voltage range in response to an internal impedance of the memory interface circuit, where a central value of the voltage range is not equal to a default voltage value, and the default voltage value is one half a sum of a voltage value of a supply voltage of the memory interface circuit and a voltage value of a reference ground voltage.
Phison Electronics Corp.

Row hammer monitoring based on stored row hammer threshold value

Detection logic of a memory subsystem obtains a threshold for a memory device that indicates a number of accesses within a time window that causes risk of data corruption on a physically adjacent row. The detection logic obtains the threshold from a register that stores configuration information for the memory device, and can be a register on the memory device itself and/or can be an entry of a configuration storage device of a memory module to which the memory device belongs.
Intel Corporation

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A method for operating a data storage device includes determining appropriateness of a first read bias for adjacent target threshold voltage distributions among threshold voltage distributions for a plurality of memory cells; and if it is determined that the first read bias is inappropriate, determining a second read bias.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

K-mer based strain typing

At least one of the disclosed embodiments describes a computer system that enables efficient strain typing by comparing strain k-mer profiles to generate a strain typing relationship mapping. The system may include one or more processors, and one or more hardware storage devices with stored computer-executable instructions.

Input/output card for use in storage device and storage device

Implementations of the subject matter described herein provide an input/output (i/o) card for storage device and a storage device. The i/o card and the disk drive for the storage device have the same form factor and comply with the same protocol, to enable the i/o card and the disk drive can be arranged at the same end of the storage device..
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Coherent controller

A system includes a bus, at least one processor coupled to the bus, and a storage device coupled to the bus. The storage device includes storage class memory, a buffer; and a controller.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Loading control method and system storage device

A loading control method and system for a storage device are disclosed. The method comprises: judging whether a storage controller is valid through a first bus, and judging whether a storage controller is valid through a first bus, and acquiring a key of the storage controller if a positive judgement is made; judging whether the key is valid, commanding the storage controller to turn on a power supply of a storage device if a positive judgement is made; and loading the storage device through a second bus.
Meibeike (shenzhen) Technollogy Co.,ltd

Read cache management

Implementations disclosed herein provide for a storage system including an on-disk read cache and a variety of read cache management techniques. According to one implementation, a storage device controller time-sequentially reads a series of non-contiguous data blocks storing a data sequence in a read cache of a magnetic disk, the data sequence identified by a requested sequence of logical block addresses (lbas).
Seagate Technology Llc

Compression and caching for logical-to-physical storage address mapping tables

A storage device that maps logical addresses to physical addresses includes a memory that stores machine instructions and a processor coupled to the memory that executes the machine instructions to store a compressed mapping table in the memory. The compressed mapping table correlates logical addresses to locations in a storage.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Methods of operating a storage device

Methods of operating a storage device include reading first data from a first storage location of a first memory of the storage device, storing the first data to a first storage location of a second memory of the storage device, compressing the first data and storing the compressed first data to a second storage location of the second memory, evaluating the compressed first data to determine if it is deemed compressible, storing the first data from the first storage location of the second memory to a different storage location of the first memory if the compressed first data was determined to not be compressible, and combining the compressed first data with additional compressed data and storing the combined compressed data to a different storage location of the first memory if the compressed first data was determined to be compressible.. .
Micron Technology, Inc.

Optimizing data backup schedules

Backup schedule optimization is provided. Backup environment data is identified.
International Business Machines Corporation

Semiconductor storage device

According to one embodiment, a memory system includes: a first memory cell area where a first memory cell is provided; a second memory cell area where a second memory cell is provided; an ecc circuit which corrects an error of data stored by the first memory cell; and a control circuit which replaces the first memory cell with the second memory cell if the number of times an error is successfully corrected in the first memory cell reaches a first value.. .
Toshiba Memory Corporation

System, method, and computer program product for interfacing one or more storage devices with a plurality of bridge chips

Methods, apparatus, and systems, for interfacing one or more storage devices with a plurality of bridge chips. An apparatus may include a memory, a communication bus coupled to a device, and a processor communicatively coupled to the communication bus and the memory.
Seagate Technology Llc

Switched direct attached shared storage architecture

Various embodiments for implementing a switched direct attached shared storage architecture as disclosed herein include: providing a plurality of compute nodes, each compute node having integrated compute capabilities, data storage, and a network interface controller (host nic), the plurality of compute nodes being in data communication with each other via a local area network, the plurality of compute nodes each including distributed storage processing software resident thereon; providing a plurality of physical data storage devices in data communication with a storage controller; and enabling data communications in a data store switch fabric between the plurality of compute nodes and the plurality of physical data storage devices via the host nic and the storage controller, the data store switch fabric encapsulating data requests from the plurality of compute nodes into data frames for transport to corresponding physical data storage devices.. .
Apeiron Data Systems

Technology for governance of data retention and transfer

For storing data in computer readable storage devices, a policy table is provided that is configured to define respective retention period policies for respective items of the data according to geolocation origins of the respective items of the data. First data is received from a first computer system and is stored by a computer system hosting a first computer readable storage device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Morphic storage device

A solid state drive with a capability to select physical flash memory blocks and erasure and programming methods according to requirements of an application using storage in the solid state drive. A wear-out tracker in the solid state drive counts programming and erase cycles, and a raw bit error rate tracker in the solid state drive monitors raw bit errors in data read from the solid state drive.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Multivolume group management

A multivolume management method, executed by a computer, includes storing a dataset over a plurality of media storage devices, wherein the plurality of media storage devices has a corresponding plurality of physical identifiers, generating a conversion table that assigns the plurality of physical identifiers to a corresponding plurality of sequentially ordered virtual identifiers, wherein each physical identifier is uniquely assigned to one virtual identifier, receiving a request for the dataset, wherein the request references the plurality of sequentially ordered virtual identifiers, in response to receiving the request, generating a response comprising an ordered list of physical identifiers using the conversion table, and responding to the request with the response. A computer system and computer program product corresponding to the above method are also disclosed herein..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system for automatically preserving persistent storage

Computer-based methods, techniques, and systems for automatically protecting a storage device from unwanted alterations are provided. Example embodiments provide a disk access redirection system, which includes a redirection driver, an available space table (“ast”), a protected space redirection table (“psrt”), and optionally an unprotected space table (“ust”).
Faronics Corporation

Method and system for managing storage device

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for managing a storage area. In one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method for managing a storage areas, comprising: obtaining a storage area in a storage system according to a predefined dividing rule: determining status regarding whether the storage area has been used; setting a status identifier for the storage area based on the use status; and managing the storage area based on the status identifier.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device; a control unit configured to generate a descriptor in which works for controlling the nonvolatile memory device are written; a memory control unit configured to provide control signals and write data to the nonvolatile memory device based on the descriptor; and a voltage detector configured to provide a voltage drop signal to the memory control unit in the case where a first operating voltage provided to the memory control unit or a second operating voltage provided to the nonvolatile memory device drops.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Management of storage replication consistency groups using automatic replication group identifiers

System and method for managing storage replication consistency groups for storage objects of processing entities uses a replication group identifier for a storage replication consistency group received from a storage interface manager of a storage system with multiple computer data storage devices. The replication group identifier is received when a creation request for a new logical storage unit for a processing entity is transmitted from a host computer to the storage interface manager.
Vmware, Inc.

Method and adjusting throughput of storage device

Embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and apparatus for adjusting throughput of a storage device. The method comprises setting input/output (i/o) delay time of the storage device to be threshold delay time, the threshold delay time being below initial i/o delay time of the storage device.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Object storage device and an operating method thereof

A controller includes: an interface unit configured to receive an access request for object data; and an indexing unit configured to determine whether to divide the object data and, when the object data is divided, store a first portion of the object data in a first memory and a second portion of the object data in a first storage space and a second storage space, wherein the first and second storage spaces have a latency greater than a latency of the first memory.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Data storage device and data maintenance method thereof

The present invention provides a data storage device including a flash memory, a controller and a delay circuit. The controller receives a read command from a host, reads a first data sector from the flash memory according to the read command, and produces a setting signal according to the maintenance time of the flash memory when the flash memory needs to be maintained.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Technologies for managing end of life behavior for storage devices

Technologies for managing end of life behavior of a storage device include an apparatus that includes a memory that includes a plurality of storage cells and a controller to manage read and write operations of the memory. The controller is to determine whether the memory is presently operated in a read-only mode due to a presence of an end of life condition, determine, in response to a determination that the memory is presently operated in the read-only mode and in response to an action of a host, whether to transition the memory to a temporary write mode, and transition, in response to a determination to transition the memory to a temporary write mode, the memory to the temporary write mode.
Intel Corporation

Command tunneling in a hybrid data storage device

Apparatus and method for managing data in a hybrid data storage device. In some embodiments, a hybrid device has a hard disc drive (hdd) controller circuit coupled to non-volatile rotatable media and a solid state drive (ssd) controller circuit coupled to non-volatile solid state memory.
Seagate Technology Llc

Method and system for managing memory in storage device

Embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and system for managing a memory in a storage system. In one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method for managing a memory in a storage system.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Method and device for managing input/output (i/o) of storage device

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a method and a device of managing input/output of a storage device. The storage device at least includes a first i/o port and a second i/o port.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Data storage device and data maintenance method thereof

The present invention provides a data storage device including a flash memory and a controller. The flash memory has a plurality of slc-spare blocks, a plurality of tlc-data blocks and a plurality of tlc-spare blocks.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Reducing concurrency of garbage collection operations

Methods, computing systems and computer program products implement embodiments of the present invention that include identifying, in a storage system including multiple storage devices having respective sets of storage regions, respective default low storage region thresholds that are used for garbage collection. For each given storage region, a time threshold and an alternative low storage region threshold greater than the default low storage region threshold for the given storage device are defined.
International Business Machines Corporation

Power control for use of volatile memory as non-volatile memory

A computing device may comprise a volatile memory and a non-volatile storage device. Upon system shutdown, contents of the volatile memory may be preserved by memory transfer operations from the volatile memory to the non-volatile storage device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Data storage enclosure with a stop slot

A data storage enclosure can have one or more data storage devices positioned in an enclosure slot having one or more stops. A data storage device can be attached to a rail having a rail width and having first and second protrusions offset from one another.
Seagate Technology Llc





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