FILE CONSISTENCY IN SHARED STORAGE USING PARTIAL-EDIT FILES

  • US 20190065526A1
  • Filed: 08/29/2017
  • Published: 02/28/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/29/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A network-attached storage device (NAS) comprising:

  • a non-volatile memory module;

    a network interface; and

    control circuitry coupled to the non-volatile memory module and to the network interface and configured to;

    connect to a first client over a network connection using the network interface;

    receive, from the first client, a request to access a first portion of an existing file stored in the non-volatile memory module;

    create a first partial-edit file based on the existing file;

    receive, from the first client, modifications associated with the first portion of the existing file;

    modify the first partial-edit file according to the received modifications; and

    at least partially overwrite the existing file with at least a portion of the first partial-edit file.

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