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1. WO2011064104 - STORING AND LOCATING A SELF-DESCRIBING STORAGE CARTRIDGE

Publication Number WO/2011/064104
Publication Date 03.06.2011
International Application No. PCT/EP2010/067338
International Filing Date 12.11.2010
IPC
G11B 15/68 2006.01
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
15Driving, starting or stopping record carriers of filamentary or web form; Driving both such record carriers and heads; Guiding such record carriers or containers therefor; Control thereof; Control of operating function
675Guiding containers
68Automatic cassette-changing arrangements
G11B 17/22 2006.01
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
17Guiding record carriers not specifically of filamentary or web form, or of supports therefor
22from random-access magazine of disc records
G11B 23/04 2006.01
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
23Record carriers not specific to the method of recording or reproducing; Accessories, e.g. containers, specially adapted for co-operation with the recording or reproducing apparatus
02Containers; Storing means
04Magazines; Cassettes
G06F 17/30 2006.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
17Digital computing or data processing equipment or methods, specially adapted for specific functions
30Information retrieval; Database structures therefor
G11B 23/03 2006.01
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
23Record carriers not specific to the method of recording or reproducing; Accessories, e.g. containers, specially adapted for co-operation with the recording or reproducing apparatus
02Containers; Storing means
03Containers for flat record carriers
G06K 7/00 2006.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
7Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers
CPC
G11B 15/68
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
15Driving, starting or stopping record carriers of filamentary or web form; Driving both such record carriers and heads; Guiding such record carriers or containers therefor; Control thereof; Control of operating function
675Guiding containers ; , e.g. loading, ejecting cassettes
68Automatic cassette changing arrangements; ; automatic tape changing arrangements
G11B 15/689
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
15Driving, starting or stopping record carriers of filamentary or web form; Driving both such record carriers and heads; Guiding such record carriers or containers therefor; Control thereof; Control of operating function
675Guiding containers ; , e.g. loading, ejecting cassettes
68Automatic cassette changing arrangements; ; automatic tape changing arrangements
689Control of the cassette changing arrangement
G11B 17/22
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
17Guiding record carriers not specifically of filamentary or web form, or of supports therefor
22from random access magazine of disc records
G11B 17/228
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
17Guiding record carriers not specifically of filamentary or web form, or of supports therefor
22from random access magazine of disc records
228Control systems for magazines
G11B 2220/41
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
2220Record carriers by type
40Combinations of multiple record carriers
41Flat as opposed to hierarchical combination, e.g. library of tapes or discs, CD changer, or groups of record carriers that together store one title
G11B 2220/652
GPHYSICS
11INFORMATION STORAGE
BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
2220Record carriers by type
60Solid state media
65wherein solid state memory is used for storing indexing information or metadata
652said memory being attached to the recording medium
Applicants
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • IBM UNITED KINGDOM LIMITED [GB]/[GB] (MG)
  • AMIR, Arnon [IL]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • WILCKE, Winfried, Wolfgang [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • IMAINO, Wayne, Isami [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
  • CHILDERS, Edwin, Ralph [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • AMIR, Arnon
  • WILCKE, Winfried, Wolfgang
  • IMAINO, Wayne, Isami
  • CHILDERS, Edwin, Ralph
Agents
  • STRETTON, Peter, John
Priority Data
12/626,07025.11.2009US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) STORING AND LOCATING A SELF-DESCRIBING STORAGE CARTRIDGE
(FR) STOCKAGE ET LOCALISATION D'UNE CARTOUCHE DE STOCKAGE À AUTO-DESCRIPTION
Abstract
(EN)
Embodiments of the invention relate to storing and locating a self-describing storage cartridge. An aspect of the invention includes a system for storing and locating a self-describing storage cartridge. The system includes a storage cartridge. The storage cartridge includes a first storage module configured to store data objects. The storage cartridge further includes a second storage module configured to store an index describing the data objects stored on the first storage module. The storage cartridge further includes a connector coupled to the second storage module and configured to provide an external device with access to the second storage module.
(FR)
Des modes de réalisation de l'invention portent sur le stockage et la localisation d'une cartouche de stockage à auto-description. Un aspect de l'invention comprend un système de stockage et de localisation d'une cartouche de stockage à auto-description. Le système comprend une cartouche de stockage. La cartouche de stockage comprend un premier module de stockage configuré pour stocker des objets de données. La cartouche de stockage comprend en outre un second module de stockage configuré pour stocker un index décrivant les objets de données stockés sur le premier module de stockage. La cartouche de stockage comprend en outre un connecteur couplé au second module de stockage et configuré pour permettre à un dispositif externe d'accéder au second module de stockage.
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