Striping data simultaneously across multiple platter surfaces

CAFC
  • US 7,324,301 B2
  • Filed: 01/10/2005
  • Issued: 01/29/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/03/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An information storage and retrieval apparatus, said apparatus comprising:

  • at least one circular substrate, said substrate or substrates aggregating at least two carrier surfaces capable of storing data whereupon data may be read from or written to by corresponding read/write members; and

    means for simultaneously and independently reading or writing alternate or interleaving bits or blocks of data across each of said plurality of carrier surfaces within said information storage and retrieval apparatus.

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