Merge tree modifications for maintenance operations

  • US 10,706,106 B2
  • Filed: 02/09/2017
  • Issued: 07/07/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/09/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system comprising processing circuitry configured to perform operations comprising:

  • receiving, by the processing circuitry, a request for a Key-Value Set (KVS) tree stored on non-transitory computer-readable media, the KVS tree being a data structure comprising nodes, a node of the KVS tree comprising a temporally ordered sequence of key-value sets (kvsets), the temporally ordered sequence comprising an oldest kvset at one end of the temporally ordered sequence and a newest kvset at another end of the temporally ordered sequence, each kvset storing keys in sorted order within the kvset;

    receiving a parameter set for the KVS tree, the receiving of the parameter set being separate from the request; and

    executing, by the processing circuitry, the request on the KVS tree by performing an operation of the KVS tree as modified in accordance with the parameter set.

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