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Divergent Storage Assigned Two Patents

Storing information using intelligent block storage controller
By Francis Pelletier on 2017.07.14

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Storing information using intelligent block storage controller
Divergent Storage Systems, Inc., The Woodlands, TX, has been assigned a patent (9,665,303) developed by Huff, Greg, The Woodlands, TX, and Hemphill, John, Spring, TX, for a "method and apparatus for storing information using an intelligent block storage controller."

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Methods, devices, and media for improving data storage reliability and efficiency comprising: creating at least one logical storage drive comprising a plurality of logical blocks, mapping the at least one logical storage drive to at least one physical storage drive based on many-to-one mapping or one-to-many mapping, wherein the at least one physical storage drive comprises a plurality of physical blocks, and applying a compression algorithm to data held in one or more logical blocks, aggregating units of the data, and storing the units of the data into one or more physical blocks."

The patent application was filed on October 12, 2016 (15/292,001).

Storing information using intelligent block storage controller
Divergent Storage Systems, Inc., The Woodlands, TX, has been assigned a patent (9,665,302) developed by Huff, Greg, The Woodlands, TX, and Hemphill, John, Spring, TX, for a "method and apparatus for storing information using an intelligent block storage controller."

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Methods, devices, and media for improving data storage reliability and efficiency comprising: creating at least one logical storage drive comprising a plurality of logical blocks, mapping the at least one logical storage drive to at least one physical storage drive based on many-to-one mapping or one-to-many mapping, wherein the at least one physical storage drive comprises a plurality of physical blocks, and applying a compression algorithm to data held in one or more logical blocks, aggregating units of the data, and storing the units of the data into one or more physical blocks."

The patent application was filed on October 12, 2016 (15/291,987).

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