Zerto Assigned Patent

Restoring files from continuous recovery system
By Francis Pelletier on 2017.12.06

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Zerto Ltd., Herzliya, Israel, has been assigned a patent (9,817,729) developed by Kedem, Oded, Tel-Aviv, Israel, Ben-Or, Tomer, M.P. Emek Hefer, Israel, and Barash, Gil, Tel-Aviv, Israel, for a "method for restoring files from a continuous recovery system."

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A system and method for generating replicas of a file of a protected storage system from protected data in a recovery system. The method including protecting data in a recovery system including a target disk configured to store a replica of the protected storage system from a before a time window and a journal including data and metadata of write operations to the protected storage system that occurred during the time window, obtaining a request to restore a file and an indication of a specified time point from which the file should be restored, generating a replica of a table of content of a file system of the protected storage system from the journal and the target disk, extracting location of the file from the table of content, and generating a replica of the file from the journal and the target disk, using the extracted file location.

The patent application was filed on July 30, 2015 (14/813,169)