Efficient data storage system

  • US 7,373,464 B2
  • Filed: 05/24/2005
  • Issued: 05/13/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/20/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for storing data comprising:

  • receiving a data stream comprising a plurality of data segments wherein each data segment is associated with an identifier;

    determining using a subset of identifiers that are stored in a low latency memory whether a data segments has been previously stored; and

    returning the identifier for the data segment in the event the data segment is determined to have been stored previously.

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