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Inspur Suzhou Intelligent Technology Assigned Patent

Erasing SSD and storage medium

Inspur Suzhou Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd., Jiangsu, China, has been assigned a patent (11880222) developed by Li, Hui, and Zhang, Bo, Jiangsu, China, for method, apparatus, and device for erasing solid state disk, and storage medium.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: “A method, apparatus, and device for erasing a Solid State Disk (SSD), and a storage medium are provided. The method includes: receiving, from a Virtual Flash Translation Layer (VFTL) running in a preset virtual environment, an erasing request for erasing a target block, selecting a target spare block from preset spare blocks and feeding back the target spare block to the VFTL, collecting running information of the VFTL within a preset period of time, and determining whether a function of the VFTL is normal according to the running information, and in a case of determining that the function of the VFTL is normal, performing an erasing operation on the target block. The method may fully and comprehensively detect the abnormal condition of the VFTL, and may guarantee the integrity of data information in the solid state disk, thereby improving the reliability of the solid state disk.

The patent application was filed on 2021-01-25 (18/013157).