Systems and methods for accessing and updating distributed data

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8176013
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Systems and methods are disclosed that provide an indexing data structure. In one embodiment, the indexing data structure is mirrored index tree where the copies of the nodes of the tree are stored across devices in a distributed system. In one embodiment, nodes that are stored on an offline device are restored, and an offline device that comes back online is merged into the distributed system and given access to the current indexing data structure. In one embodiment, the indexing data structure is traversed to locate and restore nodes that are stored on offline devices of the distributed system.

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EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY LLCHOPKINTON, MA, US5244

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Anderson, Robert J Seattle, US 124 6950
Fachan, Neal T Seattle, US 43 3005
Godman, Peter J Seattle, US 27 1500
Passey, Aaron J Seattle, US 41 3114
Schack, Darren P Seattle, US 28 2273

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