Method and computing device for allowing synchronized access to cloud storage systems based on stub tracking

  • US 10,061,779 B2
  • Filed: 08/25/2015
  • Issued: 08/28/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/26/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computing device for allowing synchronized access to a cloud storage system (CSS), comprising:

  • a processing unit;

    a storage system, wherein the storage system is configured to maintain objects, each object having a state, wherein each state is any one of;

    a synchronized state, and a stub state; and

    a memory, the memory containing instructions that, when executed by the processing unit, configure the computing device to;

    receive a request from a client to access data in a byte range within a file contained in at least one object maintained in the storage system;

    change the state of the requested at least one object from a stub state to a synchronized state upon receiving the request;

    synchronize data of the requested at least one object having a synchronized state with the CSS; and

    upon the byte range becoming available, provide the requested data to the client.

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