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 System and  providing data redundancy for remote direct memory access storage devices patent thumbnailSystem and providing data redundancy for remote direct memory access storage devices
A system and method for providing data redundancy. The method includes receiving a write instruction, the write instruction including data to be written to a primary remote direct access (rdma) storage and a primary block address corresponding to a designated primary block of the primary rdma storage, wherein the designated primary block is associated with a primary lock stored in the primary rdma storage; determining whether the primary lock and at least one secondary lock are obtained, wherein each secondary lock is associated with a secondary block of a distinct secondary rdma storage; and writing the data included in the write instruction to the designated primary data block and each secondary data block associated with the obtained at least one secondary lock, when it is determined that the primary lock and the at least one secondary lock have been obtained..
Excelero Storage Ltd.


 Securing biometric data through template distribution patent thumbnailSecuring biometric data through template distribution
Embodiments include method, systems and computer program products for safeguarding biometric data. Aspects include receiving a first biometric data unit and generating a template based upon the first biometric data unit.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Cooling arrangement for an energy storage device patent thumbnailCooling arrangement for an energy storage device
A battery pack includes a thermally conductive plate that can be cooled or heated, and an array of electrochemical cells. The cells include a stacked or rolled arrangement of electrode plates, and a current collector disposed in the battery cell that forms an electrical connection with the electrode plates and provides a thermal conduction pathway for conducting heat from the electrode plates to the thermally conductive plate..
Robert Bosch Gmbh


 Electrodes, compositions, and devices having high structure carbon blacks patent thumbnailElectrodes, compositions, and devices having high structure carbon blacks
An electrode for an energy storage device includes carbon black particles having (a) a brunauer-emmett-teller (bet) surface area ranging from 70 to 120 m2/g; (b) an oil absorption number (oan) ranging from 180 to 310 ml/100 g; (c) a surface energy less than or equal to 15 mj/m2; and (d) either an la crystallite size less than or equal to 29 Å, or a primary particle size less than or equal to 24 nm.. .
Cabot Corporation


 High-molecular compound, intermediate composition, negative electrode, electrical storage device, slurry for negative electrode,  producing high-molecular compound, and  producing negative electrode patent thumbnailHigh-molecular compound, intermediate composition, negative electrode, electrical storage device, slurry for negative electrode, producing high-molecular compound, and producing negative electrode
A polymer compound for use as a binder for a negative electrode of an electrical storage device is formed by condensing polyacrylic acid and a multifunctional amine represented by the following formula (1), in which y represents a straight chain alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, a phenylene group, or an oxygen atom, and r1 and r2 each independently represent one or more hydrogen atoms, methyl groups, ethyl groups, trifluoromethyl groups, or methoxy groups.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki


 Negative electrode composition for electric storage device, negative electrode including the composition, electric storage device, and  producing negative electrode for electric storage device patent thumbnailNegative electrode composition for electric storage device, negative electrode including the composition, electric storage device, and producing negative electrode for electric storage device
Provided is a method for producing a negative electrode for an electric storage device, the method comprising the steps of preparing a negative electrode composition comprising a negative electrode active material that reversibly carries a sodium ion, metal sodium, and a liquid dispersion medium for dispersing them; allowing a negative electrode current collector to hold the negative electrode composition; evaporating at least part of the liquid dispersion medium from the negative electrode composition held by the negative electrode current collector, thereby giving a negative electrode precursor comprising the negative electrode active material, the metal sodium, and the negative electrode current collector; and bringing the negative electrode precursor into contact with an electrolyte having sodium ion conductivity, thereby doping the negative electrode active material with sodium eluted from the metal sodium.. .
Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.


 Data storage devices and methods for manufacturing the same patent thumbnailData storage devices and methods for manufacturing the same
A data storage device and a method for manufacturing the data storage device provide a data storage device having a superior reliability and easy fabrication. The data storage device comprises a substrate including cell and peripheral circuit regions, a first conductive line on the peripheral circuit region, a peripheral contact plug between the substrate and the first conductive line, the peripheral contact plug being in contact with the first conductive line, a second conductive line on the cell region, a plurality of data storage structures between the substrate and the second conductive line, and a wiring structure between the substrate and each of the data storage structures and between the substrate and the peripheral contact plug.

 Method for screening bad column and data storage device with bad column summary table patent thumbnailMethod for screening bad column and data storage device with bad column summary table
A method for screening bad columns applicable to a data storage medium is disclosed. The method for screening bad columns includes steps of: reading out written data of at least one of the data pages of at least one of the data blocks; comparing the written data with predetermined data to obtain a number of error bits in each of the columns in each of the segments in the at least one of the data pages, and accordingly calculating a total number of error bits in each of the segments; determining a segments having a largest total number of error bits from the segments, and determining and recording a columns having a largest number of error bits from the segment having the largest total number of error bits as a bad column.
Silicon Motion, Inc.


 Data storage device modifying write operation when a laser mode hop is detected patent thumbnailData storage device modifying write operation when a laser mode hop is detected
A data storage device is disclosed comprising a first head actuated over a first disk surface, wherein the first head comprises a laser configured to heat the first disk surface while writing data to the first disk surface. A write power is applied to the laser and a first write operation is executed to write first data to the first disk surface during a first revolution of the first disk surface.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.


 System for providing occupant-specific acoustic functions in a vehicle of transportation patent thumbnailSystem for providing occupant-specific acoustic functions in a vehicle of transportation
A system, for implementation at a vehicle of transportation, having multiple arrangements of occupant-zone-specific acoustic equipment in the vehicle. Each arrangement is positioned at a respective occupant-specific acoustic zone of the vehicle.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


Personal global positioning system (gps) security token

An improved system for increasing computer security generates a list of computing devices or assets, and a set of rules having approved locations corresponding to each of the computing devices or assets. An alert is generated if a computing device or asset that is in a rule violation of the set of rules.
The Boeing Company

Storage device tampering detection

Apparatus (400, 500) and method (200, 220, 240, 260, 280, 300) for detecting unauthorized tampering with a data storage device (100, 110, 140, 520). In some embodiments, the data storage device has a housing (112, 142) and a memory (192) supported by the housing.
Seagate Technology Llc

Data management for a mass storage device

Disclosed aspects relate to data management for a mass storage device. The mass storage device may be structured to include an encrypted file system to store a set of data and a token analyzer to manage access to the encrypted file system.
International Business Machines Corporation

Securely booting a computer from a user trusted device

A method for allowing a computer to boot from a user trusted device is provided. The computer includes a long-term data storage device storing operating system (os) services.
International Business Machines Corporation

Generalized write operations verification method

A verification architecture described according to embodiments of the present invention validates changes made to metadata and may comprise one or more subsystems and phases. According to some embodiments, the “mkfs” volume creation utility works in cooperation with the device driver to create a file system volume by means of reservation and initialization space for metadata structures inside the device's partition that is reserved for the specific file system volume.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Systems and methods for processing a submission queue

A data storage device includes a memory and a controller coupled to the memory. The controller is configured to select a submission queue from a set of submission queues of an access device based at least in part on availability of space in a completion queue of the access device..
Sandisk Technologies Inc.

Data storage devices and data maintenance methods

A data storage device is provided. The data storage device includes a flash memory and a controller.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Versioning and recovery of workloads

In one example, a method may include generating, by a computing device, a volume as a file in memory, where the volume may be based on an operating system (os) image. The method may include attaching the file to a workload, booting the workload using the os image, generating a version of the file with at least one block that underwent change and metadata associated with the change based on an input/output request to the volume, storing, by the computing device, the file and the version of the file on a storage device associated with the computing device, and recovering a version of the volume associated with the workload using the file and the version of the file stored in the storage device..
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Raid storage device and management thereof

A method of managing a plurality of storage devices controlled in a raid scheme includes detecting a failure disk among the storage devices, selecting one of a plurality of stripes of the storage devices according to a result of the detection, identifying a valid page of data included in a normal chunk of the selected stripe and a valid page of data of a lost chunk mapped to the failure disk with reference to address mapping information, recovering the valid page of the lost chunk among chunks included in the selected stripe with reference to information on the identified valid page, and copying the recovered valid page of the lost chunk and the valid page of the normal chunk to a new stripe of the storage devices.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Information processing system, storage apparatus and storage device

A purpose is to speed up a write process with a parity update. An information processing system includes storage devices constituting a raid group, coupled to one bus and communicating with each other.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Super-parity block layout for multi-reader drives

System, methods, and apparatuses for storing data in a disk-based storage device incorporating multiple readers per recording surface to reduce recovery time from read errors using super-parity. An exemplary storage device comprises a read/write head and an associated recording surface.
Seagate Technology Llc

Multi-die data storage device with in-memory parity circuitry

A data storage device includes a first memory die having memory cells and a first transfer data latch. The data storage device also includes a second memory die having second memory cells and a second transfer data latch.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.

Testing and benchmarking for enterprise data centers

In some embodiments, a system for testing performance of a virtualization environment comprises host machines, wherein each of the host machines comprises a hypervisor, one or more user virtual machines (uvms) and a virtual machine controller, and one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices. The one or more virtual disks may be accessible by the virtual machine controllers, and the virtual machine controllers conduct i/o transactions with the one or more virtual disks.
Nutanix, Inc.

Bmc firmware recovery

In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus may be a management device.
American Megatrends, Inc.

I/o device and computing host interoperation

Methods, systems and computer-readable storage media for receiving, via an external interface of a storage device, a command from a computing host, the command including at least one non-standard command modifier, executing the command according to a particular non-standard command modifier, storing an indication of the particular non-standard command modifier in an entry of a map associated with a logical block address of the command, and storing a shadow copy of the map in a memory of the computing host.. .
Seagate Technology Llc

Determining adjustments to the spare space in a storage device unavailable to a user based on a current consumption profile of a storage device

Provided are a computer program product, system and method for determining adjustments to the spare space in a storage device unavailable to a user based on a current consumption profile of a storage device. A current write amplification is based on storage writes to a media at a storage device and host writes from a host to the storage device.
Intel Corporation

Host memory protection via powered persistent store

A system includes a dynamic random-access memory (dram); and a storage device comprising a power source and a persistent store. The storage device is configured to provide reserve power to the dram.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Dropped ceiling system cooling prediction

In one embodiment, there is provided a computer-implemented method for evaluating ceiling plenum airflow patterns and cooling performance of equipment in a data center. The method includes receiving data related to equipment in the data center, receiving data related to the ceiling plenum, determining first parameters related to airflow and to pressure in the ceiling plenum using a first airflow model, determining second parameters related to airflow through a plurality of equipment racks and to pressure across the plurality of equipment racks using a second airflow model distinct from the first airflow model, determining a coupling relationship between airflow through the equipment racks and airflow into the ceiling plenum, adjusting the first parameters based on at least the second parameters and the coupling relationship, determining a sufficiency of airflow through the equipment racks, and storing, on a storage device, an indication of the sufficiency of airflow through the equipment racks..
Schneider Electric It Corporation

Production module for performing a production function on a product

A production module for implementing a production function on a product, wherein the production module is configured couple to a second production module which is configured implement a second production function on the product, where self-description information relating to properties of the production module is stored on a storage device of the production module, and the second production module comprises second self-description information relating to properties of the second production module, where the production module is further configured to transmit the self-description information to the second production module and to receive second self-description information from the second production module, and where port information relating to the coupling process with the second production module is stored on the storage device, or the production module is configured to store port information relating to the coupling process with the second production module.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Systems and methods for remotely determining a battery characteristic

Included are embodiments for remotely determining a battery characteristic. Some embodiments include searching for a first wireless signal that identifies the energy storage device and, in response to receiving the first wireless signal, determining a current charge level of the energy storage device.
Duracell U.s. Operations, Inc.

Point of care immunization testing system

A point of care immunization system based upon microfluidics and microtitration technologies to rapidly test a patient in order to ascertain an immunization profile so that vaccinations can be administered to address identified gaps. A point of care system comprised of uniquely shaped and color distinguishing sample and test cartridges, with said test cartridges configured to meet healthcare requirements of national governing bodies.
Immunoprofile, Llc

Ventilation devices and methods

Devices are provided for ventilating and/or removing volatile chemicals from liquid (e.g. Water) stored in a liquid-containing storage tank (e.g.
Pax Water Technologies Inc.

Mechanical energy divider

A mechanical energy divider includes an input shaft operably connected to a rotational energy source, an output shaft, and a regulator therebetween. The regulator includes a housing comprising an input gear coupled to the input shaft, an output gear coupled to the output shaft, and a regulator gear rotatably coupled to a first end of an axle that is affixed to the housing.

Waste storage device

A sealing mechanism for a waste storage container includes a waste storage container that has a body, a lid and a cartridge adapted to be positioned in the body. The cartridge has a continuous length of storage film therein.
Edgewell Personal Care Brands, Llc

Control hybrid construction machine

A control apparatus for a hybrid construction machine which can continue filter regeneration without impairing the operability as far as possible irrespective of a condition of a machine body or a power storage device is provided. The control apparatus for a hybrid construction machine includes an engine, a motor generator driven by the engine and capable of generating electric power, a hydraulic pump driven by total torque of the engine and the motor generator, a power storage device, an inverter, a filter that collects a particulate material in exhaust gas of the engine, and a control section that outputs a command signal for controlling powering operation or regeneration operation of the motor generator.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

A hybrid vehicle and a energy management of a hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes a drive train, an electrical energy source coupled to the drive train and electrically connected to an electric energy storage device having a state-of-charge, and a non-electrical energy source coupled to the drive-train. A convexification model for the vehicle is used for determining at least one control parameter for operating the vehicle.
Volvo Truck Corporation

Article storage device in a vehicle

An article storage device comprises a housing having a storage space defined by a bottom and a plurality of sidewalls; and a partition plate extending between two opposing sidewalls of the housing, perpendicular to a bottom of the housing, and dividing the storage space into a plurality of compartments. The partition plate is pivotably coupled to the opposing sidewalls of the housing via a pivot..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method and parking lot management

Systems and methods for associating a parking lot parking entry event and a parking lot electric vehicle charging event allow a single payment to be calculated for parking and electric vehicle charging. An admittance identification associated with a parking lot entry event is read using an electric vehicle charging control device of a parking lot.

Purified water storage device

A purified water storage device includes a container including a cover, a bladder having a top secured to the cover and a bottom secured to a through hole of the container, a pipe for both venting and draining having an end connected to the bladder and communicating therewith, the pipe including a check valve, a water pipe having an end connected to the bottom of the bladder and communicating therewith, and a level sensor disposed externally of the container and having an end connected to the bottom of the bladder and communicating therewith. The watertight bladder is made of thermoplastic for medical or food purposes.

Device and handling device-to-device communication

A communication device for handling a device-to-device (d2d) communication 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.

Reduce blue light at set-top box to assist with sleep

In some embodiments, a method, system, or computer-readable storage device including instructions for reducing the blue light component of displayed video can include one or more of the following features: receiving, at a set-top box, a video signal having a white color balance, the white color balance including a red component value. The set-top box can determine that the current time is after a threshold night value and before a threshold morning value and, based on that, adjust the white color balance of the video signal to increase the red component value.

Imaging apparatus capable of detecting and displaying information with respect to an incline thereof

An imaging apparatus including an incline detection device configured to detect an incline of the imaging apparatus, an image display device configured to display an image based on the image information, an incline computation device configured to compute an incline information that corresponds to a magnitude of the incline, an information storage device configured to store the incline information that is computed by the incline computation device, and a display processing device configured to display the image and an incline guide display corresponding to the incline information upon a screen of the image display device. The display processing device is configured to change a display format of the incline guide display in accordance with the magnitude of the incline..

Methods and systems for stream-processing of biomedical data

A method for stream-processing biomedical data includes receiving, by a file system on a computing device, a first request for access to at least a first portion of a file stored on a remotely located storage device. The method includes receiving, by the file system, a second request for access to at least a second portion of the file.

System and reducing management ports of a multiple node chassis system

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for reducing the amount of management ports (and associated cabling) for a top-of-rack server environment. Whereas other server management configurations have cabling connecting each node in multiple multi-node chassis in a server rack to a top-of-rack, systems configured as described herein designate a single node as a point of communication for the multi-node chassis.

Circuit to provide energy pulses

A circuit includes an energy storage device configured to provide pulses of energy to a load, a charger circuit coupled to the energy storage device to receive electrical energy from a peak energy constrained supply, a controller coupled to the charger circuit to control the charger circuit to charge the energy storage device as a function of time between pulses to reduce peak energy provided by the peak energy constrained supply.. .

Control device, power storage device, control method and recording medium

This control device includes: a reception unit that receives information that indicates characteristics of a power supply/demand adjustment process; and a determination unit that, on the basis of the information that indicates the characteristics of the power supply/demand adjustment process, determines as usage information to be used for the adjustment process the state of a power grid or an index that relates to an adjustment power amount that was received from a predetermined device.. .

Electric storage apparatus and power path switch apparatus

An electric storage apparatus includes an electric storage device and a protective circuit for cutting off a power path when detecting abnormality including overcharge, the protective circuit being connected to an outside connecting terminal, to which a power generator and an outside load operated by electric power from the electric storage apparatus are connected. The protective circuit includes a charging or discharging path connecting the electric storage device to the outside connecting terminal, a potential difference measuring unit for measuring a potential difference at two points on the charging or discharging path, the two points on the charging or discharging path being located between a positive electrode of the electric storage device and the outside connecting terminal, a self-holding switch disposed between the two points on the charging or discharging path, and a current measuring unit for measuring a current..

Partially and fully surface-enabled metal ion-exchanging energy storage devices

A surface-enabled, metal ion-exchanging battery device comprising a cathode, an anode, a porous separator, and a metal ion-containing electrolyte, wherein the metal ion is selected from aluminum (al), gallium (ga), indium (in), tin (sn), lead (p), or bismuth (bi), and at least one of the electrodes contains therein a metal ion source prior to the first charge or discharge cycle of the device and at least the cathode comprises a functional material or nano-structured material having a metal ion-capturing functional group or metal ion-storing surface in direct contact with the electrolyte. This energy storage device has a power density significantly higher than that of a lithium-ion battery and an energy density dramatically higher than that of a supercapacitor..

Multi-functional binders for forming integrated electrodes

Various embodiments of binder compositions, electrodes incorporating the binder compositions, fabrication methods for the binder compositions, and energy storage devices having the electrodes are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a binder composition includes an electrolyte solution that is ionically conductive, a polymeric material having a plurality of molecules mixed with the electrolyte solution, and a filler having a plurality of electrically conductive particles suspended in the adhesive matrix.

Sidewall insulated resistive memory devices

To provide enhanced data storage devices and systems, various systems, architectures, apparatuses, and methods, are provided herein. In a first example, a resistive memory device is provided.

Advanced electrolyte systems and their use in energy storage devices

An ultracapacitor that includes an energy storage cell immersed in an advanced electrolyte system and disposed within a hermetically sealed housing, the cell electrically coupled to a positive contact and a negative contact, wherein the ultracapacitor is configured to output electrical energy within a temperature range between about −40 degrees celsius to about 210 degrees celsius. Methods of fabrication and use are provided..

Double bias memristive dot product engine for vector processing

A double bias dot-product engine for vector processing is described. The dot product engine includes a crossbar array having n×m memory elements to store information corresponding to values contained in an n×m matrix, each memory element being a memristive storage device.

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

To perform refresh without saving data, and prevent corruption of data in non-volatile memories. A number-of-write-operations information holding unit holds number-of-write-operations information, which is the number of write operations of a non-volatile memory to which access is made in units of pages which are divided by a page size.

Multi-layer resistive memory devices

To provide enhanced data storage devices and systems, various systems, architectures, apparatuses, and methods, are provided herein. In a first example, a multi-layer resistive random access memory (reram) array is provided.

Portable alarm system

A portable alarm system is disclosed. The portable alarm system includes a portable base station, which has an outer housing that encloses a power supply and a secondary protective housing.

Method for dynamically generating an adaptive multi-resolution image from algorithms selected based on user input

Methods and systems are proposed herein for generative adaptive, multi-resolution images efficiently without intensive processing and/or memory consumption or hardware requirements. According to one aspect of the claimed subject matter, a system is provided that includes a computing workstation, communicatively coupled to both a data storage device and an image acquisition device.

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and a non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus comprising: a storage device storing weather data representing a state of an atmospheric air in at least one of a plurality of areas existing within a predetermined range; and a control device computing a color of a cloud about at least one area by using the weather data.. .

Systems and methods for managing a social autonomous taxi service

Methods and systems are provided for enhancing user's social experience of a trip in an autonomous vehicle. In one embodiment, a method includes: maintaining information associated with a user's social preferences in a data storage device; and selectively coordinating the trip and riders in the autonomous vehicle based on the information maintained in the data storage device..

Method and system for providing centralized notifications to an administrator

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a user interface that enables an administrator to monitor the status of one or more long-running processes executing on a system. According to one or more embodiments, information about the long-running processes is received, analyzed and converted into a single format.

System for controlling access to an account

An account management server, a communication device and a service device are provided for managing access to an account. The account management server, for example, includes, but is not limited to, a storage device configured to store identifying information for each of a plurality of service devices and configured to store an account associated with each of the plurality of service devices, and a processor communicatively coupled to the storage device, wherein the processor is configured to: receive identifying information from a communication device; identify at least one service device whose stored identifying information matches the received identifying information; and grant management access to the account associated with the identified at least one service device to the communication device.

Biometric interface system and method

A system includes a wearable device having at least one sensor configured to determine a user's fingerprint data, at least one data storage device containing authentication data, and at least one processor configured to compare the user's fingerprint data with the authentication data in order to authenticate a user. A method of authenticating a wearable device includes producing a fingerprint, determining fingerprint data derived from the fingerprint with one or more sensors, comparing the fingerprint data with authentication data on one or more data storage devices, and authenticating the user if the fingerprint data and the authentication data match..

Netlist editing of graphical data

The present disclosure relates to customization of a circuit layout using information from a netlist, and more particularly, to customization of a circuit layout using embedded formulas and a netlist. The system includes a cpu, a computer readable memory, and a computer readable storage device.

Data processsing system, data processing device, and program for editing webpage

In ordinary mode, a virtual proxy server acquires, from a web server, display instruction data that instructs the display of a webpage, in accordance with a request from a web browser, and delivers the display instruction data to web browser. The web browser displays a webpage according to the display instruction data acquired from virtual proxy server, and stores document data of the display instruction data in a storage device.

Generalized verification scheme for safe metadata modification

System and method of verifying validity of a metadata modification request to prevent improper metadata operations. During initialization of a volume in a storage device and once a metadata area is reserved for a metadata structure, information characterizing the metadata structure and metadata area is stored in the storage device, which may be in the form of an area legend composed of descriptors such as a magic signature, a node size, a clump size of reservation, and extent of the metadata area.

Policy and configuration data for a user directory

In one example, a system is described in which a storage device, communicatively coupled to a processor, includes a file system management module. This file system management module may create a hierarchical organization directory that is a device and an operating system independent under a root directory in a namespace of a file system.

Key value file system

A file system includes: an application programming interface (api) configured to provide a file system access to an application running on a host computer; a key value file system configured to represent a file or a directory as an inode including one or more key-value pairs; a virtual file system configured to direct a file system call received from the application to the key value file system; and a key value api configured to provide the file system access to data stored in a data storage device. Each key-value pair contained in the inode includes a name of the file or the directory as a key and an identifier of a container that is associated with the file or the directory as a value.

Browsable data and data retrieval from a data archived image

A request is received to retrieve at least a portion of a file from a compressed data archived image stored in a backup storage device. The compressed data archived image comprises a backup of a file system having a number of directories and a number of files.

Systems and methods for performing direct memory access (dma) operations

A data storage device includes a memory and a controller coupled to the memory. The controller includes an interface to enable the controller to be coupled to an access device that includes a direct memory access (dma) engine.

Data storage device with dynamic display

One embodiment provides a data storage device, including: a display; a processor operatively coupled to the display; and a memory device that stores instructions executable by the processor to: detect a trigger event associated with data stored on the data storage device; and update, based on the trigger event, the display. Other aspects are described and claimed..

Storage device having various recovery methods and recovery modes

A storage device including: a nonvolatile memory device including a plurality of nonvolatile memory cells, a partial storage area and an overprovision storage area; and a controller configured to control the nonvolatile memory device, wherein when the controller detects a fault of the nonvolatile memory device, the controller negates the partial storage area, reassigns the overprovision storage area, which corresponds to a size of a user area, among the partial storage area, determines a device fail if the overprovision storage area is less than an overprovision threshold after the reassigning of the partial storage area, and determines a recovery success if the overprovision storage area is equal to or greater than the overprovision threshold after the reassigning of the partial storage area.. .

Recovering unreadable data for a vaulted volume

A method, a computing device, and a non-transitory machine-readable medium for replacing an unreadable sector in a storage system is provided. In some embodiments, the method includes identifying a sector from a plurality of sectors in a physical memory of a storage device in a storage system as an unreadable sector.

Data storage system employing a hot spare to store and service accesses to data having lower associated wear

A controller monitors access frequencies of address ranges mapped to a data storage array. Based on the monitoring, the controller identifies frequently accessed ones of the address ranges that have lower associated wear, for example, those that are read more often than written.

Storage device, an operating the storage device and an operating a computing system including the storage device and a host device

An operating method of a storage device that includes a nonvolatile memory device and a controller configured to control the nonvolatile memory device, the method including: detecting, by the controller, a fault of the nonvolatile memory device or the controller, notifying, by the controller, a host device of the fault, notifying, by the controller, the host device of one or more recovery schemes for recovering the fault, and recovering, by the controller, the fault in response to a recovery scheme selected by the host device.. .

Collision detection for slave storage devices

A method includes transmitting, by a controller of a storage device, a first bit on a data line. The method further includes responsive to transmitting the first bit on the data line, determining, by the controller, a line level of the data line.

Session reliability for a redirected mass storage device

Session reliability for a redirected mass storage device can be improved by delaying a device removal process when a redirected mass storage device is disconnected. Whenever a session employed to redirect a mass storage device is disconnected, the agent on the server can send a device removal notification to a virtual disk enumerator.

Virtualization support for storage devices

Techniques are disclosed relating to enabling virtual machines to access data on a physical recording medium. In one embodiment, a computing system provides a logical address space for a storage device to an allocation agent that is executable to allocate the logical address space to a plurality of virtual machines having access to the storage device.

Methods and systems for automatically printing files

Disclosed are a system, an apparatus, and a method for automatically printing printable files stored inside an external storage device without any intervention of a user. The apparatus comprises a peripheral port for communicating with the external storage device and a control section comprising a memory for storing computer readable program code and a processor for executing the code to control the apparatus.

Data management for a data storage device

Managing data stored in at least one data storage device (dsd) includes generating a linear tape file system (ltfs) write or read command including an ltfs block address. The generated ltfs command is for writing or reading data in an ltfs data partition, writing or reading metadata in the ltfs data partition, or writing or reading metadata in an ltfs index partition.

Drive wear-out prediction based on workload and risk tolerance

A system and method for optimizing the estimation and management of wear and replacement for an array of storage devices in a storage system is disclosed. An input/output workload is monitored over part of a service period for the array.

Migrating data in a storage array that includes a plurality of storage devices

Migrating data in a storage array that includes a plurality of storage devices, including: detecting, by the storage array, an occurrence of a storage device evacuation event associated with one or more source storage devices; responsive to detecting the occurrence of the storage device evacuation event, identifying, by the storage array, one or more target storage devices for receiving data stored on the one or more source storage devices; reducing, by the storage array, write access to the one or more source storage devices; and migrating the data stored on the one or more source storage devices to the one or more target storage devices.. .

Methods for automatic data storage device assignment during system initialization and devices thereof

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and storage node computing device that reserves one of a plurality of data storage devices that is designated as a coordinator data storage device. A section of the storage cluster that is unowned is identified.

Storage system that reliably stores lower page data

A storage system includes a host configured to transmit a write command and store write data in a buffer thereof, and a storage device. The storage device includes a nonvolatile memory including a plurality of blocks, each of the blocks including a plurality of sectors and each of the sectors logically divided into at least a lower page and an upper page for data storage, and a controller configured carry out a write operation to write the write data in the nonvolatile memory in response to the write command, and return a notice to the host acknowledging that the write operation is successful.

Technique for pacing and balancing processing of internal and external i/o requests in a storage system

A technique paces and balances a flow of messages related to processing of input/output (i/o) requests between subsystems, such as layers of a storage input/output (i/o) stack, of one or more nodes of a cluster. The i/o requests may be directed to externally-generated user data, e.g., write requests generated by a host coupled to the cluster, and internally-generated metadata, e.g., write and delete requests generated by a volume layer of the storage i/o stack.

Using an intermediate virtual disk format for virtual disk conversion

A virtual disk conversion system determines location ranges for data on a storage device that are found in files representing a virtual disk in a source format. An intermediate virtual disk data structure containing the location ranges for the data is generated, and the intermediate virtual disk data structure is used to associate data at the location ranges with a new file on the storage device that represents a virtual disk in a destination format..

Segmenting read requests and interleaving segmented read and write requests to reduce latency and maximize throughput in a flash storage device

In an all-flash storage array, write requests can take about 9 to 10 times longer than a read request of the same size. There could be several problems when reading or writing from all-flash storage, such as a large write request slowing down small read requests, or other write requests.

Storage device that secures a block for a stream or namespace and system having the storage device

A storage device includes a nonvolatile semiconductor memory device including a plurality of physical blocks and a memory controller. The memory controller is configured to associate one or more physical blocks to each of a plurality of stream ids, execute a first command containing a first stream id received from a host, by storing write data included in the write io in the one or more physical blocks associated with the first stream id, and execute a second command containing a second stream id received from the host, by selecting a first physical block that includes valid data and invalid data, transfer the valid data stored in the first physical block to a second physical block, and associate the first physical block from which the valid data has been transferred, with the second stream id..

Methods, systems and computer readable media for optimizing storage device bus and resource utilization by host realignment

A method for optimizing storage device bus and resource utilization using host realignment includes detecting a first write command for writing data from a host device to a storage device. The method further includes determining whether the first write command includes addressing that is misaligned with regard to storage device resource assignments.

Nonvolatile memory device and operation storage device including the nonvolatile memory device

A method of operating a storage device having a nonvolatile memory including at least one memory block having a plurality of sub-blocks includes reading backup data of backup memory cells having a highest program state among a plurality of memory cells connected to at least one word line of a sub-block which is not erase-requested adjacent to an erase-requested sub-block among the sub-blocks. The method includes storing the backup data, erasing the erase-requested sub-block, and reprogramming the backup memory cells having the highest program state on the basis of the backup data..

Ssd driven system level thermal management

A storage device capable of providing instructions to modify a cooling system in support of its own operations is described. The storage device may include data storage to store data.

System and use of qualitative modeling for signal analysis

A system and method for qualitative analysis of time progressive signals, comprising: a qualitative signal analysis module, comprising at least a processor, a memory, and a long term storage device; and an output processor module comprising at least a processor a memory and a network interface has been devised. The qualitative signal analysis module retrieves signal data over time and applies pre-programmed protocols to compare multiple aspects of the signal data to derive meaningful data.

Supercritical transient storage of refrigerant

A refrigeration system is described that includes a compression device configured to increase a pressure of a refrigerant. The refrigeration system further includes a first heat exchanger configured to reject heat from the refrigerant and reduce a temperature of the refrigerant.

Mobile waste storage device

A mobile waste storage device is disclosed. The mobile waste storage device includes a storage body and a pair of cover sections.

Porous coordination polymer and hydrogen molecule storage method, hydrogen storage device, hydrogen molecule separation method and hydrogen purifier using the same

The present invention provides a porous coordination polymer, wherein the porous coordination polymer is formed of unit lattices; each of the unit lattices has a shape of a cube having eight vertexes and twelve sides; each of the vertexes of the unit lattices consists of a zn4o cluster; each of the sides of the unit lattices consists of a −ooc—c≡c—coo− group. At least a part of the unit lattices contains at least one hydrogen molecule only, or the inside of at least a part of the unit lattices is empty.

Storage device

A storage device includes a potential generator; and a compartment for determining a storage space formed around a discharging electrode of the potential generator. The potential generator includes a transformer that is composed of a primary coil and a secondary coil; a feedback control circuit that feeds back one terminal of the secondary coil to one terminal of the primary coil to adjust a voltage of the secondary coil; an output control portion that is provided on the other terminal of the secondary coil to impart a predetermined low frequency vibration to an output of the secondary coil which causes the discharging electrode physically vibrates; and the discharging electrode that is formed of a conductive material and provided on the other terminal of the secondary coil via the output control portion.

Electricity storage unit

An electricity storage unit includes: an electricity storage device; a circuit portion on which an electronic component is mounted; a heat dissipation member that dissipates heat from the circuit portion; and a holding member that holds the electricity storage device in a state where the electricity storage device, the circuit portion, and the heat dissipation member are stacked, wherein the holding member is provided with a supporting portion that supports the electricity storage device and abuts against the heat dissipation member.. .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Method of handling channel status information and related communication device

A communication device of performing a communication operation with a first cell of a network 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.
Acer Incorporated

Watch-time clustering for video searches

This document describes, among other things, systems, methods, devices, and other techniques for using information about how long various videos were presented at client devices to determine subsequent video recommendations and search results. In some implementations, a computing can include a modeling apparatus, a front-end server, a request manager, one or more video file storage devices, a video selector, or a combination of some or all of these.
Google Inc.

Video coding using a saliency map

A video coder includes a processing resource and a non-transitory storage device containing instructions executable by the processing resource to compute a weighted Δ frame based on a saliency map and a Δ frame. The saliency map is to indicate the relative importance of each pixel in a current frame based on its perceptual significance.
Purdue University

System and cloud storage device detection

A document processing system includes an embedded controller that has both a local area network interface for receiving documents over an associated network and a wireless personal area network interface for communicating with mobile computing devices using bluetooth low power communications. The embedded controller transmits broadcasts message to nearby mobile computing devices that send responses to the broadcast messages.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Local and remote access apparatus and system for password storage and management

The present invention is maser credentials' storage and management system installed on the local network consisting of a secured depository of usernames and passwords which ran be locally/remotely accessed only by the user after authentication. The user account contains all user credentials' which are stored in a device connected to local network.

Dynamic multi-destination traffic management in a distributed tunnel endpoint

One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch includes a storage device, a mapping module, and a packet processor.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Improved management of an electrical power generation facility

A method for managing an electrical power generation facility including an electrical power generation device, a storage device, and a control module is described. The method includes: assessing a power generation capacity of the generating device for a given period; determining a weighted generation capacity on the basis of said assessed generation capacity and at least one assessed power generation capacity of said generation device over a period preceding said given period; and determining, for a period after the given period, a discharge limit for the storage device on the basis of said weighted generation capacity.
Electricite De France

Electric energy management system, management device for enrgy storage device, energy storage apparatus and electric energy management vehicle

An electric energy management system includes: an energy storage device; a generator connected to the energy storage device; a load which is connected to the energy storage device and to the generator and is operated with a supply of an electric energy from the energy storage device and the generator; an electric energy control part configured to control the supply of electric energy to the load from the generator; a detection part configured to detect an abnormal state of the energy storage device; a current cutoff part configured to cut off an electric current between the energy storage device and the load; and a control part configured to issue an advance notice to cut off the electric current to the electric energy control part after the abnormal state is detected by the detection part and before the electric current is cut off by the current cutoff part. The electric energy control part is configured to control the supply of electric energy to the load from the generator based on the advance notice..
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Voltage balancing circuit

A voltage balancing circuit is applied to a power supply system. The power supply system comprises n power storage devices.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Energy storage device stack balancing using switched inductor background

An energy storage stack balancing circuit may balance a set of serially connected energy storage devices. An electronic switching system may control the delivery of energy into and out of the inductor.
Linear Technology Corporation

Energy extraction and utilization circuits

A system for extracting energy from an energy storage device configured to supply direct current (dc) energy at a nominal voltage rating comprises a first node dimensioned and arranged to receive direct current energy from the energy storage device. Embodiments include a self-oscillating circuit having primary and secondary windings wound around a ferrite core, wherein a positive terminal of the primary winding is tied to the negative terminal of the secondary winding at the first node, and wherein a positive terminal of the secondary winding is coupled to a second node, the second node being coupled to a load requiring power to be supplied at one of a voltage less than, equal to, or higher than the nominal voltage.

Electrical energy storage device

An electrical energy storage device includes a plurality of energy cell slots for receiving energy cells; and a controller; wherein the controller is arranged to estimate a characteristic of a cell in each slot; and wherein the controller is arranged to apply charge and discharge currents to each cell slot dependent upon at least one estimated characteristic currently associated with that slot. The controller may be a single controller that controls all slots or it may be implemented as multiple controllers each controlling more than one cell slot or a controller for each slot.
Oxford University Innovation Limited

High capacity energy storage

An energy storage device includes a nano-structured cathode. The cathode includes a conductive substrate, and underframe and an active layer.
Traverse Technologies Corp.

High capacity energy storage

An energy storage device includes a nano-structured cathode. The cathode includes a conductive substrate, and underframe and an active layer.
Traverse Technologies Corp.

Power storage device and manufacturing the same

Provided is a method for manufacturing a power storage device in which a crystalline silicon layer including a whisker-like crystalline silicon region is formed as an active material layer over a current collector by a low-pressure cvd method in which heating is performed using a deposition gas containing silicon. The power storage device includes the current collector, a mixed layer formed over the current collector, and the crystalline silicon layer functioning as the active material layer formed over the mixed layer.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Graphene, power storage device, and electric device

An object is to provide graphene which has high conductivity and is permeable to ions of lithium or the like. Another object is to provide, with use of the graphene, a power storage device with excellent charging and discharging characteristics.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Energy storage device

An energy storage device comprising: electrode terminals; an electrode assembly formed by stacking a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate; and current collectors which connect the electrode terminals and the electrode assembly to each other, wherein at least one of the positive electrode plate and the negative electrode plate has a plurality of tab groups which are joined to the current collector, each tab group being formed by stacking one or more tabs projecting toward the electrode terminal, and at least one tab group among the tab groups and the current collector has a swaged joint portion, the swaged joint portion projecting from either one of the tab group or the current collector to the other of the tab group or the current collector.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Energy storage device

An energy storage device includes a positive electrode current collector and a negative electrode current collector which respectively have electric conductivity and are joined to each other, and cover members. The energy storage device includes swaged joint portions which join the positive electrode current collector and the cover members to each other, and are engaged with each other by fitting engagement by a concavo-convex fitting engagement structure which projects from the positive electrode current collector toward the cover members, and swaged joint portions which join the negative electrode current collector and the cover members to each other and, are engaged with each other by fitting engagement by a concavo-convex fitting engagement structure which projects from the negative electrode current collector toward the cover members.
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Power storage device

An electricity storage device includes an electrode assembly and a load applying mechanism. The load applying mechanism applies, to the electrode assembly, a load in a direction in which the positive electrode and the negative electrode are stacked in the electrode assembly.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Method for preparing aqueous mno2 ink and capacitive energy storage devices comprising mno2

In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to an improved method of preparing concentrated mno2 ink with increased efficiency and cost effectiveness. The method involves mixing kmno4 solution with highly crystalline carbon particles (hccps) with average diameters less than 800 nm at 30-60° c.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Data storage device and data maintenance method thereof

An exemplary embodiment provides a data storage device including a flash memory and a controller. The flash memory includes a plurality of chips, each of the chips includes a plurality of pages, the pages are arranged to assemble into a super block, the pages of the super block are numbered 0˜x from top to bottom of the super block, the pages with number 0˜y−1 constitute a data area, and the pages with numbers y˜x constitute a raid parity area.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device and a controller configured to control an operation of the nonvolatile memory device. The controller includes an ram in which a category table that categories with respect to lbas are defined and a read voltage table that read voltages with respect to the categories are set are stored and a controller configured to, when a read request and an lba to be read are received from a host apparatus, determine a category corresponding to the lba with reference to the category table and perform a read operation on a read-requested memory cell of the nonvolatile memory device by applying a read voltage corresponding to the determined category to the memory cell with reference to the read voltage table..
Sk Hynix Inc.

Semiconductor storage device

A semiconductor storage device including a plurality of memory cells, each including a variable resistance element, and control circuitry that executes a first writing process of applying a first writing pulse to a memory cell to turn the memory cell state into a first resistance state and a second writing process of applying a second writing pulse of opposite polarity to the first writing pulse to turn the memory cell into a second resistance state, the memory cell from among the plurality of memory cells. The control circuitry, when the memory cell is placed in the second resistance state, after applying the first writing pulse to the memory cell, applies a reading pulse for a verify process of reading whether the variable resistance element is placed in the first resistance state or the second resistance state..
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Planar memory cell architectures in resistive memory devices

To provide enhanced data storage devices and systems, various systems, architectures, apparatuses, and methods, are provided herein. In a first example, a resistive random access memory (reram) array is provided.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.

Stripe height lapping control structures for a multiple sensor array

A method and system provide a storage device. A plurality of read sensor stacks for each reader of the storage device are provided.
Western Digital (fremont), Llc

Method, device, and computer-readable medium for wagering on a skills-based digital gaming competition with an out-of-game peer wagering module

A method for wagering on a skills-based digital gaming competition, the method executing on a computing device including storage storing a peer-wagering module that is external and distinct from at least one game stored on the storage device or another storage device, the method including: receiving potential game and competitor player data; receiving game competition selection information from the player that includes at least one selected game instance and at least one wager amount; receiving game instance match id data generated by the transactional server, wherein the game instance match id data includes at least one of: credential data associated with the player, player wager amount or a board, level, or difficulty setting associated with the selected game instance; and transmitting the game instance match id data and game initiation data to the game, thereby activating the at least one selected game instance on the computing device.. .

Point management apparatus, system, and method

A point management apparatus includes a storage device configured to store point information about points awarded to a user, the point information including a point id for identifying the points, a point rate indicating an amount of money per unit point of the points, a stock price and the number of shares of a designated company of when purchased as capital for the points, a user id for identifying the user, a balance of points owned by the user identified by the user id, and stock information about a stock of the designated company, which is used to calculate the balance of the points, an arithmetic circuit configured to update the balance of the points owned by the user, which is stored in the storage device, by calculating, based on a new stock price of the designated company, the balance of the points owned by the user read out from the storage device, and the stock information read out from the storage device, the balance of the points owned by the user, and a terminal processing circuit configured to read out, in response to a request from the user, the balance of the points owned by the user from the storage device, and notify a terminal apparatus of the user of the balance via the communication network. Point management system and method are also disclosed..
Stock Point Inc.

Gift card conversion and digital wallet

A method and a system convert the value of a gift card for use with a mobile device. The value of the gift card is determined from an issuer of the gift card.
Ebay Inc.

Face recognition method, device and computer readable storage medium

A face recognition method, device and a computer-readable storage medium are provided. The face recognition method includes: capturing face images of a user at a plurality of preset positions respectively; storing the face images and the preset positions corresponding to the face images; determining, in face recognition, one of the preset positions where the image is to be captured, and capturing a current face image of the user at the determined preset position; searching a corresponding face image in a storage device according to the determined preset position; and determining whether the current face image is matched with the searched face image..
Zte Corporation

File system configuration data storage

A request to create a domain is received. The request is associated with a configuration parameter.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Staging electronic publications

A system includes storage devices for storing content along with two or more computing devices such as two or more servers. One of the computing devices includes a staging memory that stores content that is received from the storage devices.
Apple Inc.

Storage controlling command transmission

In a first system among first and second systems being a duplexed system as a path to a storage device, in a first sas expander including a first port directly coupled to a storage device, buffer-on signifying that buffering is to be performed by the first sas expander is configured with respect to the first port. In the second system, in a second sas expander including a second port directly coupled to the same storage device, buffer-off signifying that buffering is not to be performed by the second sas expander is configured with respect to the second port.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Universal cache management system

Techniques for universal cache management are described. In an example embodiment, a plurality of caches are allocated, in volatile memory of a computing device, to a plurality of data-processing instances, where each one of the plurality of caches is exclusively allocated to a separate one of the plurality of data-processing instances.
Oracle International Corporation

Method of accessing storage device including nonvolatile memory device and controller

Aspects of the inventive concept relates to a method of accessing a storage device including a nonvolatile memory device and a controller. The method includes writing user data, a first logical address and a second logical address associated with the user data in a storage space corresponding to the first logical address of the nonvolatile memory device.

Methods and systems for offloading raid parity reconstruction

Methods and systems for a storage environment are provided. For example, one method includes receiving a request from a storage server at an offload engine for reconstructing data lost due to a failed storage device of a parity group having a plurality of storage devices; retrieving data and parity by the offload engine from the parity group storage devices that are operational; determining by the offload engine xor of the retrieved data and parity; presenting xor of data and parity by the offload engine to the storage server with context information associated with the retrieved data; and reconstructing lost data by the storage server using the xor of data and parity and the context information provided by the offload engine..
Netapp, Inc.

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 target physical unit based on a first read voltage level; performing a first decoding operation; reading an authentication physical unit based on a first candidate voltage level to obtain first assistance data and reading the authentication physical unit based on a second candidate voltage level to obtain second assistance data if the first decoding operation fails; obtaining a first estimation parameter according to the first assistance data and authentication data and obtaining a second estimation parameter according to the second assistance data and the authentication data; determining a second read voltage level according to the first estimation parameter and the second estimation parameter; and reading the target physical unit again based on the second read voltage level.
Epostar Electronics Corp.

Mechanism for ssds to efficiently manage background activity with notify

A method for notifying a host to manage background activities in a data storage device is disclosed. The method includes: receiving a query from a host operation system (os); sending to the host os, in response to the query, a list of background tasks to be performed in a data storage device; receiving a threshold value for one or more of the background tasks from the host os; setting a timeout value associated with the threshold value; determining and notifying the timeout value to the host os; determining that the threshold value is reached for a background task; and notifying the host os that the ssd may perform the background task in the data storage device after the timeout value expires..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Data storage device, control unit and task sorting method thereof

A data storage device includes a data storage medium and a control unit. The control unit is electrically connected to the data storage medium.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Method for writing data into storage system and storage system

In a storage system, a control device determines that at least one first storage device of x storage devices is out of service. Then, the control device selects a second storage device from the x storage device.
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

Computing system, nonvolatile memory module and storage device

A method for operating a storage device includes sending a request for a internal operation time for an internal operation to an external device, receiving an internal operation command corresponding to the request from the external device, and performing the internal operation during the internal operation time based on the internal operation command.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Communicating over portions of a communication medium

An electronic card includes a support substrate, a plurality of storage devices on the support substrate, and a plurality of controllers on the support substrate to manage access of the corresponding plurality of storage devices, wherein the plurality of controllers and the plurality of storage devices are arranged to store data according to a redundant array of independent disks (raid) mode.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Storage device volume selection for improved space allocation

A computer program product, according to one embodiment, includes a computer readable storage medium having program instructions embodied therewith, the program instructions executable by a computer to cause the computer to: receive, by the computer, a data set allocation request; determine, by the computer, whether a size of the data set is greater than a threshold; use, by the computer, first key values in a first index to select a volume in response to determining that the size of the data set is greater than the threshold; use, by the computer, second key values in a second index to select a volume in response to determining that the size of the data set is less than the threshold; perform, by the computer, the allocation request in the selected volume; and store, by the computer, control data about the data set in the control data set corresponding to the selected volume.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Storage apparatus and storage system

A storage apparatus includes: first storage devices; second storage devices that are lower in performance than the first storage devices; and a controller coupled to an external storage apparatus including third storage devices that are lower in reliability than the first storage devices and the second storage devices and coupled to the first storage devices and the second storage devices. The controller controls data migration between the first storage devices and the second storage devices based on an i/o frequency.
Hitachi ,ltd.

Virtual storage system

A virtual storage system according to an aspect of the present invention includes multiple storage systems each including: a storage controller that accepts a read/write request for reading or writing from and to a logical volume; and multiple storage devices. The storage system defines a pool that manages the storage device capable of allocating any of storage areas to the logical volume, and manages the capacity (pool capacity) of the storage areas belonging to the pool, and the capacity (pool available capacity) of unused storage areas in the pool.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Storage space allocation

Example implementations relate to storage space allocation. For example, an implementation includes an apparatus including a controller.
Hewlett Packard Enerprise Development Lp

Storage device and data storing method thereof

A storage device and a data storing method thereof are provided. The storage device includes a data storage medium and the control unit.
Silicon Motion, Inc.

Maintaining intelligent write ordering with asynchronous data replication

A method for maintaining intelligent write ordering in an asynchronous data replication system is disclosed. In one embodiment, such a method includes performing the following, in order, for each extent of each rank of the primary storage device: (1) determining which primary volume the extent is associated with on the primary storage device; (2) if the primary volume that is associated with the extent is in a mirroring relationship with a corresponding secondary volume on the secondary storage device, scanning an out-of sync bitmap associated with the primary volume; and (3) sending, from the primary volume to the secondary volume, tracks in the extent having corresponding bits set in the out-of sync bitmap.
International Business Machines Corporation

Committing altered metadata to a non-volatile storage device

An example system for committing metadata to a non-volatile storage device may include a controller that includes determines a count of metadata that has been altered after being committed to the non-volatile storage device. Based on the count being above a first threshold, the controller may prevent alterations to the metadata.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Computer system including server storage system and management system

A server storage system includes: a server system including a plurality of server processors; a storage system including a plurality of storage devices and a plurality of storage processors; and a plurality of interface devices coupled to the plurality of server processors and the plurality of storage processors by a bus. A logical volume to which a st processor unit inputs/outputs data is provided from the st processor unit (a storage processor or a core of the storage processor) which is directly connected to an interface device of a server lpar (a logical partition of a server system) including an sv processor unit (a server processor or a core of the server processor), to the server lpar..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Electronic device with detachable data storage device

An electronic device includes a chassis defining an opening. A motherboard is received in the chassis and a data storage device comprising a circuit board with storage unit can be directly coupled to the motherboard.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Synthetic test circuit

A synthetic test circuit, comprising: a device under test including a chain-link converter under test, comprising a plurality of test modules, each test module including module switches connected with an energy storage device; a terminal connected to the device under test; at least one injection circuit operably connected to the terminal, the injection circuit including a source, the source including a source chain-link converter, which includes a plurality of source modules, each source module including a plurality of module switches connected with at least one energy storage device; a controller being configured to operate each source module to selectively bypass the corresponding energy storage device and insert the corresponding energy storage device into the corresponding source chain-link converter so as to generate a voltage across the source chain-link converter and thereby operate the injection circuit to inject a current waveform and/or a voltage waveform into the chain-link converter under test.. .
General Electric Technology Gmbh

Bidirectional scan chain structure and method

A bi-directional scan chain includes a plurality of cell structures, each cell structure having a storage device and at least one multiplexer, the plurality of cell structures coupled to one another in a series configuration, wherein an output of a (k-1)-th cell structure is provided as input to the k-th cell structure to provide a forward data shifting operation, and an output of the k-th cell structure is provided as an input to the (k-1)-th cell structure to provide a backward data shifting operation, where k is an integer greater than 1.. .
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Col, Ltd

Apparatus and method

An apparatus for installing a connection fitting into an aperture formed in a wall of a main pipeline in the making of a service connection between a side connection and the main pipeline includes propulsion means for propelling the apparatus along the main pipeline to a site at which the service connection is to be made, and installation means for installing, from within the main pipeline, at least a portion of the connection fitting into the aperture. The installation means may include a storage device for storing at least one connection fitting intended for installation, a conveyance device for conveying a connection fitting to be installed from the storage device to an installation location, and an insertion device for inserting the connection fitting conveyed to the installation pad or platform from the installation pad or platform into the aperture formed in the wall of the main pipeline..
Synthotech Limited

Clutched power transmitting device with reduced lag time for actuation

A power transmitting component can include a friction clutch, a ram, a pump, a fluid storage device and a valve. The ram can have a piston chamber and a piston movable therein between a first and second position to engage the friction clutch.
American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc.

Hybrid vehicle

An electrically heated catalyst device has a catalyst that purifies exhaust gas from an engine, and is configured to heat the catalyst with electric power that is supplied from an electric storage device. A current sensor detects a current that is supplied to the electrically heated catalyst device.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid power train system for a tractor scraper

A hybrid power train system for a tractor scraper is provided. The hybrid power train system may include a primary power source coupled to a first set of traction devices, a generator coupled to the primary power source, a first electric motor coupled to a second set of traction devices, an inverter circuit coupled to the generator and the first electric motor, an energy storage device coupled to the inverter circuit, and a controller operatively coupled to the inverter circuit.
Caterpillar Inc.

Crystalline transition metal oxide particles and continuous producing the same

Metal oxide particles, preferably crystalline transition metal oxide particles, made via a continuous process comprising application of a voltage across an electrolyte solution. The electrolyte solution includes a transition metal salt dissolved in water, and preferably also includes a compound for increasing the electrical conductivity of the electrolyte.
Inkron Ltd

Heterocyclic ionic liquids

An ionic liquid compound includes an azepanium-functionalized cation. An electrochemical cell electrolyte for an electrical energy storage device includes the ionic liquid compound, aprotic organic solvent, alkali metal salt and an additive..
Nohms Technologies, Inc.

Hybrid vehicle

A control device executes abnormality detection processing for detecting an abnormality of a current sensor. The abnormality detection processing includes first processing which is executed in a case where, during reception of electric power from a power supply, a state of charge of a power storage device is equal to or greater than a predetermined amount and electric power is supplied to an electrically heated catalyst device.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle, and control vehicle

A vehicle includes an engine, an electric motor, an electrical storage device and a controller. The electric motor generates electric power by using driving force of the engine.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for operating an energy storage device in a motor vehicle, and motor vehicle

A method for operating an energy storage device with at least one first and at least one second energy storage element in a motor vehicle, wherein the first and the second energy storage elements are connected in series to provide a nominal voltage of the energy storage device, wherein when a charging condition indicated for charging an energy storage device by a motor vehicle-independent energy source as fulfilled, the first and the second energy storage elements are connected in parallel to the motor vehicle-independent energy source, wherein a charging voltage is provided by the motor vehicle-independent energy source for charging the energy storage device, which is lower than the nominal voltage of the energy storage device with a connection in series of the first and of the second energy storage element.. .
Audi Ag

Charge-discharge control device

A charge-discharge control device (1) charges and discharges power storage devices (13, 23) through control of a converter (11) by a controller (14) and through control of a converter (21) by a controller (24). When the charge-discharge control device (1) acquires no warming-up operation command, the charge-discharge control device (1) charges the power storage devices (13, 23).
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Integrated charger for vehicles and making same

According to some embodiments, a traction system is disclosed. The traction system includes a dc bus, an energy storage device coupled to the dc bus, and a voltage converter assembly coupled to the energy storage device.
General Electric Company

Methods, devices, and computer readable storage devices for collecting and reporting location data with a high accuracy

A mobile communication device collects and reports location data associated with itself and with mobile communication devices within a proximity. The mobile communication device determines its location and detects the presence of another communication device located within the proximity of the mobile communication device.

System for providing functionality based on sensor data

Disclosed is a system for providing at least one functionality based on sensor data. The system includes one or more sensors configured to generate an incoming sensor data.

Interests and demographics profile for advanced broadcast services

A digital broadcast receiver has a storage device and a processing device. The storage device is configured to store a questionnaire received from at least one service provider of a digital broadcast system, and answers to the questionnaire.

Deskew in a high speed link

Systems and methods for high speed communications are described herein. In certain aspects, the systems and methods include innovative transceiver architectures and techniques for re-timing, multiplexing, de-multiplexing and transmitting data.

Data processing method, memory storage device and memory control circuit unit

A data processing method, a memory storage device and a memory control circuit unit are provided. The method includes: receiving first write data; performing a first stage encoding operation of a low-density parity-check (ldpc) code on the first write data and generating first transition data; performing a second stage encoding operation of the ldpc code on the first transition data and generating a first error correcting code (ecc); receiving second write data; and performing the first stage encoding operation of the ldpc code on the second write data during a time period of performing the second stage encoding operation of the ldpc code on the first transition data.

Managed electrical connectivity systems

A connector arrangement includes a plug nose body; a printed circuit board positioned within a cavity of the plug nose body; and a plug cover that mounts to the plug nose body to enclose the printed circuit board within the cavity. The printed circuit board includes a storage device configured to store information pertaining to the electrical segment of communications media.

Card-type storage device having heat dissipation structure and slot device

A card-type storage device and a slot device, which are capable of preventing lowering of the reliability due to repeated insertion and removal of the storage device. A card medium includes card thermal contacts each having a contact surface which intersects with a thickness direction of the card medium.

Battery, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, electricity storage device, and power system

Provided is a battery in which a positive electrode and a negative electrode, to which electrode composite materials are seamlessly applied, are wound and accommodated in an exterior member, the battery having a part where foil exposed surfaces of the positive electrode and the negative electrode face each other with an insulator therebetween, the foil exposed surfaces being formed at one-side application parts on an outer side of the winding of the respective electrodes.. .

Energy storage device having an interlayer between electrode and electrolyte layer

Approaches herein provide a device, such as a battery protection device, including a cathode current collector and an anode current collector provided atop a substrate, a cathode provided atop the cathode current collector, and an electrolyte layer provided over the cathode. An interlayer, such as one or more layers of silicon, antimony, magnesium, titanium, magnesium lithium, and/or silver lithium, is formed over the electrolyte layer.

Power storage device and manufacturing the same

To provide a flexible, highly reliable, and sheet-like power storage device. The power storage device including a flexible substrate; a positive electrode lead and a negative electrode lead over the flexible substrate; and a plurality of power storage elements over the flexible substrate.

Energy storage device with encapsulation anchoring

Approaches herein provide improved encapsulation of an energy storage device. In one approach, a thin film storage device stack is formed atop a first side of a substrate, and an encapsulant is formed over the thin film storage device stack.

Energy storage device with wraparound encapsulation

Approaches herein provide encapsulation of a micro battery cell of a cell matrix. The micro battery cell includes an active device, such as a thin film device, formed atop a first side of a substrate.

Packaging material for power storage device

A packaging material for a power storage device, comprising: a coating layer disposed directly on a first surface of a metal foil or disposed via a first corrosion protection layer; and a second corrosion protection layer, a sealant adhesive layer, and a sealant layer disposed in this sequence on a second surface of the metal foil, wherein the coating layer is produced from an aromatic polyimide resin made of a tetracarboxylic dianhydride or derivatives thereof and a diamine or derivatives thereof, and wherein the coating layer has a tensile elongation in a tensile test (in compliance with jis k7127, jis k7127 specimen type 5, tensile rate 50 mm/min) is not less than 20% in an md direction and a td direction.. .

Systems and methods to connect sintered aluminum electrodes of an energy storage device

This document provides an apparatus including a sintered electrode, a second electrode and a separator material arranged in a capacitive stack. A conductive interconnect couples the sintered electrode and the second electrode.

Method, computer-readable storage device and exchanging vehicle information

A method, computer-readable storage device and apparatus for exchanging vehicle information are disclosed. For example, the method receives the vehicle information from a second vehicle, wherein the vehicle information is received via a direct vehicle to vehicle communication, calculates an operating parameter of the second vehicle, determines an alert condition based on the operating parameter of the second vehicle, and provides a notification of the alert condition to a driver of the first vehicle..

Wide and deep machine learning models

A system includes one or more computers and one or more storage devices storing instructions that when executed by the one or more computers cause the computers to implement a combined machine learning model for processing an input including multiple features to generate a predicted output for the machine learning input. The combined model includes: a deep machine learning model configured to process the features to generate a deep model output; a wide machine learning model configured to process the features to generate a wide model output; and a combining layer configured to process the deep model output generated by the deep machine learning model and the wide model output generated by the wide machine learning model to generate the predicted output, in which the deep model and the wide model have been trained jointly on training data to generate the deep model output and the wide model output..

Patient data hub

In one example, the patient data hub includes a housing, a first network interface disposed within the housing, a second network interface disposed within the housing, a first controller coupled to the first network interface and a second controller coupled to the second network interface. The first controller is configured to receive sensitive patient data via the first network interface and to transmit the sensitive patient data to the second controller.

Personal information system

Systems and methods realize the benefit of portable storage devices by taking advantage of pcs including an optical disk drive, optical disks, such as a cd or a dvd, and the internet. An individual patient provides personal data to a healthcare service center.

Snapshot creation

In one example an updated snapshot delta value is computed upon occurrence of a new transaction. The new transaction is a data modification operation performed on data blocks of the storage device.

Device and recommending multimedia file to user

A multimedia file recommending device capable of matching entertainment file to user mood or state includes an input device to receive emotional value x sensed from or inputted by a user, a storage device, and a processor. The storage device stores multimedia files each associated with an emotional value.

Wear leveling in storage devices

A system may include a plurality of memory cells and a processor. The plurality of memory cells may include a plurality of physical locations at which data is stored.

Arithmetic processing apparatus and control the arithmetic processing apparatus

An arithmetic processing apparatus includes a prefetch unit configured to send a prefetch request to a subordinate cache memory for prefetching data of a main storage device into a primary cache memory. The arithmetic processing apparatus further includes a count unit configured to count a hit count of how many times it is detected that prefetch request target data is retained in the subordinate cache memory when executing a response process to respond to the prefetch request sent from the prefetch unit.

Raid rebuild algorithm with low i/o impact

A disclosed storage management method includes detecting an unrecoverable failure associated with a logical block of a first physical storage device that is one of a plurality of storage devices within a redundant virtual drive that also includes a hot spare drive. Data for the unrecoverable block may be rebuilt from data in the remaining storage devices and stored in a logical block of the hot spare drive.

Database protection using block-level mapping

A system according to certain aspects may include a client computing device including: a database application configured to output a database file in a primary storage device(s), the database application outputting the database file as a series of application-level blocks; and a data agent configured to divide the database file into a plurality of first blocks having a first granularity larger than a second granularity of the application-level blocks such that each of the first blocks spans a plurality of the application-level blocks. The system may include a secondary storage controller computer(s) configured to: in response to instructions to create a secondary copy of the database file: copy the plurality of first blocks to a secondary storage device(s) to create a secondary copy of the database file; and create a table that provides a mapping between the copied plurality of first blocks and corresponding locations on the secondary storage device(s)..

Nvram loss handling

A technique restores a file system of a storage input/output (i/o) stack to a deterministic point-in-time state in the event of failure (loss) of non-volatile random access memory (nvram) of a node. The technique enables restoration of the file system to a safepoint stored on storage devices, such solid state drives (ssd), of the node with minimum data and metadata loss.

Control device for a storage apparatus, system, and controlling a storage apparatus

A control device for a storage apparatus including a first storage device, a second storage device, and a third storage device, the control device includes a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to store, in the third storage device, first parity data generated based on first data stored in the first storage device and second data stored in the second storage device, store, in the first storage device, third data as update data of the first data, execute reading the first data and the third data from the first storage device and reading the first parity data from the third storage device when garbage collection for the first storage device is performed, and execute generating second parity data based on the read first data, the read third data, and the read first parity data.. .

Data correcting method, memory control circuit unit, and memory storage device

A data correcting method for a rewritable non-volatile memory module is provided. The method includes: if a first user data read from a first physical programming unit cannot be corrected by a corresponding first parity code, reading at least one group parity code of a first encoded group that the first physical programming unit belongs to into a buffer, sending the group parity code to a correcting circuit, and reading a user data from physical programming units belonging to the first encoded group into the buffer and sending the user data and the group parity code to the correcting circuit in batches to obtain a corrected first user data corresponding to the first user data..

Storage of a data chunk with a colliding fingerprint

Example implementations relate to data chunk storage. For example, an implementation includes an apparatus that includes a processor.

Memory interface command queue throttling

A storage device with a memory may implement command throttling in order to control power usage. The throttling may be based on modifications of certain memory parameters, such as a reduction in clock rate, bus speed, operating voltage, or command type changes.

Read disturb compensation using weighted programming patterns

A data storage device includes a solid-state non-volatile memory including a plurality of memory cells and a controller. The controller is configured to reduce a read disturb effect of at least a portion of the solid-state non-volatile memory at least in part by receiving or accessing data to be written to the solid-state non-volatile memory, encoding the data using a programming pattern that favors a first programming state over a second programming state, the first programming state being associated with a higher voltage level than the second programming state, and writing the encoded data to the solid-state non-volatile memory..

Storage device including nonvolatile memory device and controller and operating the storage device

A storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device and a controller configured to generate a read command according to a request of an external host device and transmit the read command to the nonvolatile memory device. The nonvolatile memory device is configured to perform a read operation in response to the read command, to output read data to the controller, and to store information of the read operation in an internal register..

Validity tracking for garbage collection

A storage device may include at least one memory device logically divided into a plurality of blocksets and a controller. The controller may be configured to receive a command to execute a garbage collection operation on a first blockset of the plurality of blocksets.

Storage apparatus and storage control method

A storage apparatus includes a semiconductor storage device, and a storage controller coupled to the semiconductor storage device, and which stores data to a logical storage area provided by the semiconductor storage device. The semiconductor storage device includes one or more non-volatile semiconductor storage media, and a medium controller coupled to the semiconductor storage media.

Information storage device and deduplication

An information storage device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. The memory is configured to store therein a plurality of data.

Preloading of directory data in data storage devices

Systems and methods are disclosed for providing directory data access in a data storage system. A network-attached storage device (nas) includes a host interface for communicating with a host, an interface for communicating with a data storage drive associated with the nas, a cache memory, and a controller configured to enter a power-saving mode by requesting directory data from the data storage drive, storing the directory data in the cache memory, and after requesting the directory data, sending a standby command to the data storage drive..

System and providing a zero contention parallel data stack

According to one embodiment, a method includes: assigning a target port to a control path thread of an application to access data stored in a storage device of a data storage system; creating a storage device path corresponding to the target port; running the data path thread to access the data stored in the storage device; and running a control path thread to process a management work request to operate on one of objects including the target port, the storage device path, and the storage device. The control path thread is configured to send the management work request to the data path thread asynchronously.

Systems and methods for organizing and identifying documents via hierarchies and dimensions of tags

Computer-implemented systems and methods are disclosed to interface with one or more storage devices storing a plurality of documents, wherein each of the plurality of documents is associated with one or more tags of one or more predefined hierarchies of tags, wherein the one or more hierarchies of tags include multiple dimensions. In accordance with some embodiments, a method is provided to identify one or more documents from the data storage devices.

Agricultural system

A control system for controlling the down pressure applied to a soil-engaging component of an agricultural implement includes a down pressure actuator coupled to the soil-engaging component, and an energy storage device and a piston-containing cylinder are coupled to each other by a system containing pressurized fluid. A check valve is coupled between the energy storage device and the down pressure actuator to control the flow of the pressurized fluid from the energy storage device to the cylinder.

System and collecting solar energy with a stationary thermal storage device

A novel portable solar energy system includes a solar concentrator, a thermal storage device, an azimuth adjustment system, an elevation system, and a heat exchanger, all mounted on a rotatable support frame. In a particular embodiment, the thermal storage device remains at a fixed vertical height and fixed tilt orientation when adjustments are made to the azimuth adjustment system and/or the elevation adjustment system..

Green power generation system and method

The present disclosure first uses a pumping device to retrieve water using an internal power source from a water source. Then, in accordance with a wind parameter and a solar parameter, wind-powered and solar-powered pumping devices are selectively engaged to replace the pumping device.

Systems and methods for uninterruptable power supply

The disclosure provides an uninterruptable power supply (ups) system for use with a vehicle with an internal combustion engine, an onboard first energy storage device configured to store and provide dc electrical power for at least one of cranking and starting the engine, and a charging device configured to provide a recharging power to the first energy storage device. The ups system includes a second energy storage device configured to store and provide dc electrical power, and a dc interface electrically coupled between the first and second energy storage devices.

Paper sheet storage device and paper sheet storage method

A banknote storage device includes a housing member having a loading region in which a banknote is loaded; a storage which is disposed to be adjacent to the housing member and in which the banknote is stored; a temporary accumulation region provided between the loading region and the storage so as to temporarily accumulate the banknote to be stored in the storage; and a push-in mechanism that pushes the banknote loaded to the loading region, into the temporary accumulation region and that pushes a plurality of the banknotes accumulated in the temporary accumulation region, into the storage.. .

Paper sheet storage device and paper sheet storage method

A paper sheet storage device includes a supply reel that supplies a rolled tape; a winding drum around which a banknote is wound together with the tape supplied from the supply reel; a first detection unit that detects a supply amount of the tape supplied from the supply reel; and a second detection unit that detects the winding drum of which the outer diameter becomes equal to or larger than a predetermined outer diameter when the banknote is wound around the winding drum together with the tape.. .

Puncturable safety seal

Some embodiments of the present disclosure include a puncturable cover for accessing the contents of a container, wherein the puncturable cover includes a plurality of segments separated by a plurality of score lines. In embodiments, the puncturable cover may be part of a storage device for holding dry goods, wherein the storage device includes a container configured to accommodate a volume of the dry goods, the container having a rim; the puncturable cover; and a lid configured to removably cover the puncturable cover, wherein before the puncturable cover is punctured, the score lines extend partially through a width of the puncturable cover..

Autonomous vehicle parking and transition to manual control

A system of computers configured to perform particular operations or actions by virtue of having software, firmware, hardware, or a combination of them on the system that in operation causes or cause the system to perform the actions. One general aspect includes a system, including a computer programmed to control each of an autonomous vehicle propulsion, steering, and braking, where the vehicle is subject to autonomous control.

Structure to optimize electricity generation in a vehicle

Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide system for optimizing electricity generation in a vehicle by managing temperature in vehicle engine and various components to increase efficiency of the engine and various components. In one embodiment, the electricity management system includes a generator connected to a high-power storage device, such as a battery or a capacitor, and a dc-dc converter which includes multiple voltage set-points..

Connecting clutch for a hybrid drive train having a torque sensor

The invention relates to a clutch for a hybrid drive train of a motor vehicle, including a first connecting component, which can be connected to an output shaft of an internal combustion engine in a rotationally fixed manner, and comprising a second connecting component, which can be connected to a shaft of a transmission and/or a rotor of an electric drive machine in a rotationally fixed manner, which connecting components are connected to each other in a torque-transmitting manner in a closed position of the clutch, whereas, in an open position of the clutch, the connecting components are arranged in such a way that the torque flow is interrupted, and having a clutch actuation system, which has a ramp mechanism and which switches the clutch between the open position and the closed position, wherein the ramp mechanism is operatively connected to the connecting components by a planetary gearing, wherein the first connecting component has two conducting segments connected in a rotationally fixed manner by a torque storage device, wherein the torque storage device is designed in such a way that the conducting segments are elastically preloaded in a direction of rotation in relation to each other at least in the closed position.. .

Replacement attaching and detaching tool for press brake and tool storage device

A tool storage device is disposed on a side of a press brake. In the tool storage device, a lower tool holder is lifted up from lower tool holder support members, is moved forward or backward, and both end sides in a left-and-right direction of the lower tool holder are lowered after being passed through recessed portions formed on the lower tool holder support members (step (a)).

Hard drive dismantling system

A system and method for reclaiming select components containing rare earth metals of electronic media electronic storage devices such as hard disk drives, solid state drives and hybrid hard drives and destroying the data containing components thereof comprising first devices to loosen various components of the storage device, the components including the components containing the rare earth elements and the data containing portions. Second devices are provided for removing components from the storage device.

Patterned ground structure filter designs with improved performance

Disclosed herein are printed circuit boards (pcbs) with patterned ground structure filters and data storage devices comprising such pcbs. Each pcb comprises a resonator having an l-shape or a zig-zag shape in a plane of the printed circuit board and at least one signal trace.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Image forming system, image forming apparatus and program

An image forming system includes: an image forming apparatus including an image forming unit for forming an image on a sheet, an image reading unit for reading a sheet surface and generating a scan image, an image inspection unit for detecting abnormalities within the scan image, and a history generating unit for generating detection information of each of the abnormalities and generating a history image by embedding the detection information in the scan image; a storage device for storing the history image; and a user terminal for displaying an abnormality detection result and inputting a user's evaluation of the abnormality detection result, wherein the image forming apparatus further includes a parameter setting unit for finally determining the abnormalities depending on the user's evaluation, and determining and setting abnormality detection parameters such that the abnormalities finally determined are detected, and the abnormalities not finally determined are not detected.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Method to syncrhonize vsan node status in vsan cluster

A virtual machine (vm) system includes a network, hosts that are able to communicate over the network, a storage cluster of nodes made up by the hosts, and vms running on the hosts. As part of the storage cluster, the nodes pool their storage devices into a clustered datastore shared across all the nodes.
Vmware, Inc.

Establishing connections between data storage devices

Systems and methods are disclosed for establishing connections between computing devices. A first computing device may communicate data via a symmetric nat and a second computing device may communicate data via a cone nat.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Method, system, and program storage device for customization of services in an industrial internet of things

A system includes at least one hardware processor and a memory storing a plurality of service configurations and a plurality of configuration programs, including a first configuration program, and a first service configuration identifying at least one conditional element and the first configuration program. The system also includes a customization engine configured to receive a rest call from a requesting device, the rest call identifying an iiot machine, the iiot machine executing a service exposing a rest-ful api.
General Electric Company

Grid electrode for polar solvent-based hydro-pyroelectrodynamic electrical energy storage device

An electrode having a planar electrode body with a plurality of hexagonally shaped through-holes formed therein. The planar electrode body is configured for use in a polar, protic, or aprotic solvent of a hydro-pyroelectrodynamic (“h-ped”) energy storage device.
Green-on-green Energy, Inc.

Phase change storage device with multiple serially connected storage regions

A phase change storage device, integrated circuit (ic) chip including the devices and method of manufacturing ic chips with the devices. The device includes a phase change storage region with multiple phase change regions, e.g., two (2), of different phase change material serially-connected between said program/read line and a select device conduction terminal..
Macronix International Co., Ltd

Multi-layered magnetic thin film stack and data storage device having the same

Fepd alloy layer and the tunneling barrier layer, wherein the fepd alloy layer and the heusler alloy layer constitute a hybrid magnetic layer.. .

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 method includes: reading data from a plurality of first memory cells of a rewritable non-volatile memory module; estimating an error bit occurrence rate of the data before performing a first decoding process on the data; and performing the first decoding process on the data by using a first decoding parameter according to the estimated error bit occurrence rate, wherein the first decoding parameter corresponds to a strict level for locating an error bit in the first decoding process.
Phison Electronics Corp.

Characterizing a sensing circuit of a data storage device

A data storage device is disclosed comprising a disk, a head for accessing the disk, and a sensor for generating an alternating sensor signal. The sensor is disconnected from an input of a sensing circuit and while the sensor is disconnected an alternating calibration signal is injected into the input of the sensing circuit, wherein the alternating calibration signal comprises a predetermined offset and amplitude.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Demand response system having a participation predictor

A demand response management system having a participation predictor. There may be a storage device having information collected about past behavior, related to participation in a demand response program, about a customer.
Honeywell International Inc.

Static ctyptographic currency value

Some embodiments enable one or more processors coupled to one or more storage devices to perform the following steps: receive a first request to conduct a financial transaction from a first user; in response to the request, receiving money in the form of a first currency from the first user; create a cryptographically secure coin, wherein the coin comprises a unique string that is associated with the first user; deliver the cryptographically secure coin to the first user.. .

Computer-automated display adaptation of search results according to layout file

A method for displaying search results on a user device using a layout file includes receiving search results containing one or more result objects. Each result object includes a layout identifier, an access mechanism used to access a state of an application, and result data.
Quixey, Inc.

Storage device, computer system, and control storage device

A storage device for storing a column store database, the storage device comprising: a column read unit which reads page data to be searched that have been read from the column store database, acquires a leading row number included in the page data, and reads each column of data in the page data, sequentially from the leading row number to the last row in the column of data; a data search unit which compares each row in each read column of data with first search criteria, from the first row to the last row, and outputs a comparison result; and a search result aggregation unit which, when a comparison result for a range of columns specified by a search request has been output, compares each row in the comparison result with second search criteria, and determines one or more rows in the comparison result that satisfy the second search criteria.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Bridge board with structure for preventing solid state drive module bending and data storage device including the same

A bridge hoard includes a printed circuit board (pcb) and a protocol converter mounted on the pcb to perform a conversion operation converting between a first communication protocol and a second communication protocol different from the first communication protocol. The bridge board further includes a first connector configured to communicate according to the first communication protocol and a second connector configured to communicate according to the second communication protocol.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Information transmission apparatus and information transmission method

There is provided an information transmission apparatus and an information transmission method for suitably transmitting information on power generation or power storage. A unified format of a message is provided to various power generation devices or power storage devices, which may be connected to various apparatuses for outdoor use that cannot use a commercial power supply, such as portable electronic apparatuses, the message transmitting information on a power generation efficiency and other power generation statuses, and the remaining amount, a power storage efficiency, and other power storage statuses of the secondary battery.
Sony Corporation

Assigning storage locations based on a graph structure of a workload

A method for distributing data among storage devices. The method comprising one or more processors receiving a first graph workload that executes within a networked computing environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Data storage device and operating method thereof

A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory device including a plurality of memory cells; and a controller suitable for reading target data from a target page corresponding to the plurality of memory cells, estimating error bits of the target data based on reference data read from at least one reference page corresponding to the plurality of memory cells of the target data, and performing an error correction operation to the target data based on a result of the estimation.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Control device, control method and program

A control device adopting a virtualization technique is provided. The control device includes: a real-time operating system (os) executed using a hardware resource; a general purpose operating system (os) executed using the hardware resource and operating independently of the real-time os; and a hypervisor for managing the hardware resource allocated to the real-time os and the general purpose os.
Omron Corporation

Storage device and data saving method in the same

A storage device includes a nonvolatile storage medium, a volatile memory, a plurality of nonvolatile memories, each of which has a lower access latency than the nonvolatile storage medium, and a controller circuitry. The controller circuitry is configured to store, temporarily in the volatile memory, write data to be written in the nonvolatile storage medium, and in response to an interruption of power supplied to the storage device from an external power source, select target nonvolatile memories to be accessed, from the plurality of nonvolatile memories, in an order determined based on a busy state of each of the plurality of nonvolatile memories, and save a different portion of the write data stored in the volatile memory into the selected target volatile memories, respectively..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Data storage device having internal tagging capabilities

A data storage device includes a memory and a controller. The memory includes a first partition and a second partition.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.

Flow control for unaligned writes in network storage device

Methods, systems, and programs are presented for controlling the flow of data into a device in the presence of writes that are unaligned along boundaries associated with a block size. One method includes operations for identifying admission data rates for volumes, and for tracking a utilization rate of a memory that stores data of incoming writes.
Nimble Storage, Inc.

Portable storage device for bicycle tools

The present invention provides a bicycle tool storage device mountable in a bicycle headset assembly and/or a bicycle pump. A top cap for loading a headset assembly and mounting the device is also provided.

Paper sheet storage device and paper sheet storage method

A paper sheet storage device includes a supply reel which has a constant load spring formed of a metal band and around which the metal band is rolled, and a winding drum around which banknotes are wound together with the metal band supplied from the supply reel.. .
Fujitsu Frontech Limited

Context-aware alert systems and algorithms used therein

A context-aware alert system including a hardware-based processing unit and a non-transitory computer-readable storage device. The storage device includes a deliberation module configured to, when executed by the hardware-based processing unit, determine a customized alert notification for use in notifying a system user of the alert condition.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Hybrid construction machinery

Provided is hybrid construction machine that can charge/discharge an electrical storage device appropriately and can suppress stop of an engine accompanying sharp increase of a load. The present invention includes a hybrid controller 22 that controls power of a hydraulic pump 17 and electric power of an inverter 15 in response to storage battery characteristics of the electrical storage device 16, and an output command unit 22f of the hybrid controller 22 is configured to control at least either one of the power of the hydraulic pump 17 and the electric power of the inverter 15 on the basis of at least either one of electric current or voltage of the storage battery characteristics and at least either one of temperature or a state of charge of the storage battery characteristics..
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

Electric power generation control device

An electric power generation control device applied to a system including a generator capable of regenerative electric power generation, an electric power storage device capable of being charged with electric power, and a friction brake device that generates a braking force. The control device includes an operation amount acquisition unit that acquires a brake operation amount by the driver, an electric power generation amount acquisition units that increase a target electric power generation amount for the generator the larger the brake operation amount is, and have plural relationships of which the target electric power generation amounts that correspond to a certain brake amount differ, and acquire the target electric power generation amount according to one of the relationships based on change in the brake operation amount, and an electric power generation amount instruction unit that controls the generator based on the target electric power generation amount..
Denso Corporation

Masonry tool cleaning and storage device

A masonry tool cleaning and storage device may include one or more bins capable of holding water and adapted to hang from the sides of a conventional wheel barrow. The bins may or may not have lids, which may or may not be attached to the bins.

Local storage device in high flux semiconductor radiation detectors and methods of operating thereof

A detector slice circuit for a ct imaging system may include a plurality of sensors for detecting photons passing through an object and a first electronic component configured to determine an energy of photons detected by the plurality of sensors and generate photon count data, which may be a count of detected photons in one or more energy bins. The detector slice circuit may further include a second electronic component configured to receive the photon count data from the first electronic component and is clocked at a first clock rate; a local memory storage configured to receive the photon count data from the second electronic component at the first clock rate and to output the photon count data at a second clock rate..
Redlen Technologies

Portable storage bag

A portable storage device for carrying and storing baby products. The device includes a sheet having a front surface and a rear surface, wherein a plurality of pockets are disposed on the front surface thereof.

Server system

A system includes a rack and one or more server systems mounted in the rack. A server system includes at least one sever node and each server node includes an array of devices including mass storage devices and at least one server device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Lamp unit power supply system

A power supply system for illuminating an led lamp unit, having a normal mode of operation in which a mains input of a driver of the led lamp unit is supplied by mains power, and an emergency mode of operation, in which the led lamp unit is supplied by a charge storage device, is disclosed. The system includes an emergency mode converter operable to step-up the voltage from the charge storage device and to supply the mains driver input for illuminating the led lamp unit..
Tridonic Uk Ltd

Tuning networks and user equipment using a power profile

Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for tuning networks and user equipment using a power profile. A power profile can be generated for a communication device.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Secured data access from a mobile device executing a native mobile application and a headless browser

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices to enable secured data access from a mobile device executing a native mobile application and a headless browser are disclosed.. .
Appbrilliance, Inc.

System, methods and devices for secure data storage with wireless authentication

A secure data storage device with wireless authentication is provided. The described data storage device is wirelessly unlocked using another wireless device.
Green Tree Labs Inc.

Apparatus and rapid electronic device discovery

An apparatus, method, and computer program product that intentionally illuminate at least one target device with electromagnetic energy having specific characteristics (e.g., frequency, power, waveform, directionality, duration, etc.). The target device, which may be an unpowered data storage device, acts as a non-linear mixer and is forced to emit radiative signals containing information about the target device behavior, state, and physical characteristics.
Raytheon Bbn Technologies Corp.

Method for providing access to media content through a server

A system for providing devices such as wcds, televisions, stereos, video game systems, etc. Access to media content through an entity such as a web server.
Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l.

Image management device

As an embodiment of the present invention, there is provided an information terminal comprising: an input/output part for performing input and output with respect to an image storage device for storing image information captured by an imaging terminal; a storage part for associating and storing image identification information for identifying the image information, summary image information that includes less information than the image information, and device identification information for identifying the image storage device; and a display part; wherein the device identification information stored in the storage part is displayed by the display part, the summary image information that is associated with device identification information selected from the device identification information displayed by the display part is displayed by the display part, and the image information associated with the summary image information selected from the summary image information displayed by the display part is displayed by the display part.. .
Ripplex Inc.

Image-forming device that converts color of input image and generates output image in which specific color is enhanced, computer-readable recording medium that stores color-conversion program, and color-conversion method

An image-forming device includes a central processing unit (cpu) and a storage device, wherein the storage device stores a color-conversion program, and the cpu functions as a centroid acquisition unit, a color-conversion-information generation unit, and an output-image generation unit. The centroid acquisition unit acquires a centroid of a cluster of approximate colors in an input image.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Selective token clash checking for a data write

A first request may be received to write a first set of data to a first storage device of a first storage node. The first storage device may be capable of transferring or receiving data directly to or from a second storage device without transferring the data to or from a host device mapped to the first storage node.
International Business Machines Corporation

Selectively implementing reliability mechanisms based on the type of usb device that is redirected over a remote session

Reliability mechanisms for a connection can be selectively implemented based on the type of usb device that is redirected over a remote session. When a client attempts to redirect a device over a remote session, an agent on the server can be configured to detect the type of device that is being redirected.
Dell Products L.p.

Information generation method, information generation device, and non-transitory recording medium for storing information generation program

An information generation method includes: obtaining, for respective communication paths included in the communication paths, a write speed of data received through the respective communication paths to a storage device and a reception speed of the data, by a computer; generating first information on a transmission speed of the data for the respective communication paths, based on the write speed and the reception speed; and transmitting the first information to a transmission source device of the data with second information for identifying the respective communication paths.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Authenticating a system to enable access to a diagnostic interface in a storage device

Provided are an apparatus, system, and method authenticating a system to access diagnostic interface in a storage device. The storage device includes a computer readable storage medium implemented to store data and a controller.
Intel Corporation

Computer programs, secret management methods and systems

There is provided a computer program which, when executed by a processor of an information processing device, causes the processor to function as a secret splitting module and a control module. The secret splitting module is configured to recover secret data from at least two pieces of split data using secret splitting and the control module is configured to control reading out or writing each piece of the split data.
Zenmutech, Inc

Computer programs, secret management methods and systems

There is provided a computer program which, when executed by a processor of an information processing device, causes the processor to function as a secret splitting module and a control module. The secret splitting module is configured to recover secret data from at least two pieces of split data using secret splitting and the control module is configured to control reading out or writing each piece of the split data.
Zenmutech, Inc

Low-complexity llr computation for nonuniform qam constellations

A device for use in demodulating modulated signals by determining a value for a log likelihood ratio. The device has a storage device to store executable instructions and a processor to execute the instructions stored on the memory device.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Quiescent power supply

A quiescent power supply including an ac/dc converter, a switch, an energy storage device, and a controller is disclosed. The switch is electrically coupled to the ac/dc converter to electrically disconnect the ac/dc converter from an ac supply line.
Intel Corporation

Prediction of electrical power system behavior, and related systems, apparatuses, and methods

Prediction of electrical power system behavior, and related systems, apparatuses, and methods are disclosed. A controller includes a data storage device configured to store model data for time points of a time period of operation.
Demand Energy Networks, Inc.

Nvb trickle-charger system with built-in auto-dummy-load using si-mos-sub-vth micro-power pyroelectricity

Disclosed herein is a device, system, and method for a trickle charging system of non-inductive voltage boost (nvb) converter with built-in auto-dummy-load (adl) for wide-range of charge storage devices i.e. Small button-cell type batteries and super-caps using micro power pyro-electricity at si-mos sub-threshold voltage.
Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System

Energy storage device management device, energy storage apparatus and energy storage system

Provided is an energy storage device management device which includes a controller configured to decide a charge voltage to be applied to a plurality of energy storage devices connected in series, wherein the controller is configured to perform deciding the charge voltage based on a difference in charge amount or a voltage difference between the energy storage devices.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

Machine learning of electrical power system behavior, and related systems, apparatuses, and methods

The present disclosure is directed to machine learning of electrical power system behavior, and related systems, apparatuses, and methods. A controller of an electrical power system includes a data storage device configured to store model data indicating a model load power consumed by loads of the electrical power system.
Demand Energy Networks, Inc.

Electricity storage device

This electricity storage device is provided with an electrode assembly. The electrode assembly is constructed by laminating two electrodes of different polarities and a separator disposed between the electrodes with the electrodes being insulated from each other.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Negative electrode for power storage device, forming the same, and power storage device

An object is to suppress electrochemical decomposition of an electrolyte solution and the like at a negative electrode in a lithium ion battery or a lithium ion capacitor; thus, irreversible capacity is reduced, cycle performance is improved, or operating temperature range is extended. A negative electrode for a power storage device including a negative electrode current collector, a negative electrode active material layer which is over the negative electrode current collector and includes a plurality of particles of a negative electrode active material, and a film covering part of the negative electrode active material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Electricity storage device

An electrode assembly of a rechargeable battery is configured by stacking electrode-accommodating separators, each accommodating a positive electrode, and negative electrodes. A case has rectangular long side walls facing flat surfaces of the electrode assembly.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Combined solar-recharging thin-film charge-storage device

A combined solar recharging thin-film charge storage device and a method of its manufacture, wherein charge generation and storage are achieved within the same multilayer stack by providing a layer which functions as a photoactive layer and at the same time comprises ions towards which it is ion-permeable and separates physical contact between two electrodes. Accordingly, a simple device structure is provided which may be manufactured easily and cost-efficiently and which allows easy integration with other components..
Cambridge Display Technology, Ltd.





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