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Atlantis Computing Assigned Patent for De-dupe of Virtual Machine Files in Virtualized Desktop Environment

Atlantis Computing, Inc.,the creator of the software-defined storage platform Atlantis USX, has been assigned a patent (8,996,800) on the deduplication of virtual machine files in a virtualized desktop environment.  The patent was developed by Chetan Venkatesh, Kartikeya Iyer, Shravan Gaonkar, Sagar Shyam Dixit, and Vinodh Dorairajan.

The abstract of the patent states: "Techniques for deduplication of virtual machine files in a virtualized desktop environment are described, including receiving data into a page cache, the data being received from a virtual machine and indicating a write operation, and deduplicating the data in the page cache prior to committing the data to storage, the data being deduplicated in-band and in substantially real-time."

The original file date on the patent application goes back to October 7, 2011.

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015 7:08 AM by David Marshall
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