EP3256939A4 - Storage system architecture - Google Patents

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EP3256939A4
EP3256939A4 EP16749576.1A EP16749576A EP3256939A4 EP 3256939 A4 EP3256939 A4 EP 3256939A4 EP 16749576 A EP16749576 A EP 16749576A EP 3256939 A4 EP3256939 A4 EP 3256939A4
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storage system
system architecture
architecture
storage
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French (fr)
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EP3256939A1 (en
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John Hayes
John Colgrove
John D. Davis
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Pure Storage Inc
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Pure Storage Inc
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Priority to US14/618,999 priority Critical patent/US9213485B1/en
Application filed by Pure Storage Inc filed Critical Pure Storage Inc
Priority to PCT/US2016/014604 priority patent/WO2016130301A1/en
Publication of EP3256939A1 publication Critical patent/EP3256939A1/en
Publication of EP3256939A4 publication Critical patent/EP3256939A4/en
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    • G06F3/0601Dedicated interfaces to storage systems
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    • H04L67/1097Network-specific arrangements or communication protocols supporting networked applications in which an application is distributed across nodes in the network for distributed storage of data in a network, e.g. network file system [NFS], transport mechanisms for storage area networks [SAN] or network attached storage [NAS]
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EP16749576.1A 2014-06-04 2016-01-22 Storage system architecture Pending EP3256939A4 (en)

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US14/618,999 US9213485B1 (en) 2014-06-04 2015-02-10 Storage system architecture
PCT/US2016/014604 WO2016130301A1 (en) 2015-02-10 2016-01-22 Storage system architecture

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EP3256939A1 EP3256939A1 (en) 2017-12-20
EP3256939A4 true EP3256939A4 (en) 2018-08-29

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CN (1) CN107408074A (en)
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WO (1) WO2016130301A1 (en)

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JP2018506123A (en) 2018-03-01

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