US Patent No: 7,340,461

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Deactivating virtual devices and rolling backup

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Handling data includes providing a first storage area of a first type that contains sections of data, providing a second storage area of the first type that contains sections of data, providing a third storage area of a second type where the second type has, for each section thereof, a pointer to one of: a corresponding section of data of the first storage area and a corresponding section of data of the second storage area, causing the third storage area to be not available for accessing, and after causing the third storage area to not be available for accessing, providing data from the second storage area corresponding to pointers of the third storage area that point to sections of the second storage area.

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Patent Owner(s)

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EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY LLCHOPKINTON, MA, US4715

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kopylovitz, Haim Newton, MA 70 1045
LeCrone, Douglas E Hopkinton, MA 66 1148
Moreshet, Hana Framingham, MA 28 364
Pocock, Bruce A Titusville, FL 11 222
Vishlitzky, Natan Brookline, MA 105 6480

Cited Art Landscape

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HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (1)
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EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY LLC (3)
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J. M. Voith GmbH (1)
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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
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NETAPP, INC. (1)
5,819,292 Method for maintaining consistent states of a file system and for creating user-accessible read-only copies of a file system 778 1995
 
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. (1)
5,915,264 System for providing write notification during data set copy 35 1997
 
TEKTRONIX, INC. (1)
* 4,853,843 System for merging virtual partitions of a distributed database 295 1987
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (2)
* 9,424,544 Archival management of business processes in a cloud environment 0 2013
* 2014/0365,442 ARCHIVAL MANAGEMENT OF BUSINESS PROCESSES IN A CLOUD ENVIRONMENT 1 2013
 
DELPHIX CORP. (3)
9,436,556 Customizable storage system for virtual databases 0 2014
9,396,074 Virtual database rewind 0 2014
9,361,188 Virtual database rewind 0 2014
 
EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY LLC (4)
8,775,368 Fine grained tiered storage with thin provisioning 2 2007
7,949,637 Storage management for fine grained tiered storage with thin provisioning 60 2007
7,822,939 Data de-duplication using thin provisioning 116 2007
8,566,549 Synchronizing performance requirements across multiple storage platforms 16 2008
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