Dynamic distributed data system and method

  • US 6,918,014 B1
  • Filed: 10/06/2003
  • Issued: 07/12/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/05/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A system comprising:

  • a plurality of connected nodes; and

    a storage object, wherein each node of the plurality of connected nodes is configured to maintain a storage object routing table;

    wherein a first node of the plurality of connected nodes is further configured to;

    identify one or more neighbor nodes of the first node;

    send a message to each neighbor node of the one or more neighbor nodes, indicative of an availability of the storage object at the first node; and

    wherein each neighbor node of the one or more neighbor nodes is further configured to;

    create an entry for the storage object within a storage object routing table at the neighbor node in response to the message;

    store an indication of a path to the first node within the entry.

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