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Vast Data Assigned Two Patents

Time synchronization using snap values, redundant paths to single port storage devices

Time synchronization using snap values
Vast Data Ltd., Tel Aviv, I
srael, has been assigned a patent (11,341,160) developed by Goren, Avi, Levy, Asaf, Tel Aviv, Israel, and Vaknin, Yogev, Karkur, Israel, for system and method for time synchronization using snap values .

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: “A system and method for time synchronization. The method includes incrementing at least one instance of a snap value, wherein the at least one instance is stored in at least one storage node of a distributed storage system, wherein each of the at least one instance is incremented using a single-phase commit operation, wherein each of the plurality of storage nodes includes at least one timestamp, wherein each timestamp indicates a corresponding snap time, wherein each snap time is determined by reading one of the at least one instance at a time of creation of the corresponding timestamp.

The patent application was filed on October 3, 2019 (16/592,286).

Redundant paths to single port storage devices
Vast Data Ltd., Tel Aviv, I
srael, has been assigned a patent (11,341,073) developed by Denworth, Jeff, Red Bank, NJ, Hallak, Renen, Tenafly, NJ, Gluskin, Dan, Horev, Alon, Tel Aviv, Israel, and Mintz, Yuval, Herzliya, Israel, for redundant paths to single port storage devices.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: “A storage system is provided. The storage system includes a backplane, a plurality of single port storage devices, and a plurality of controllers, wherein the backplane routes a plurality of interconnection lanes between the plurality of controllers and the plurality of single port storage devices, wherein the plurality of controllers is configured to: enable at least one second interconnection lane of the plurality of interconnection lanes when a first controller of the plurality of controllers has failed, wherein a first interconnection lane of the plurality of interconnection lanes is between the first controller and a first single port storage device of the plurality of single port storage devices, wherein the at least one second interconnection lane is between a second controller of the plurality of controllers and the first single port storage device.

The patent application was filed on June 25, 2019 (16/451,584).

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