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Online Space Reclamation from the Middle of a Free-space Map

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019528D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Sep-17
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Sep-17

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A transactionally consistent algorithm for space reclamation in a distributed cluster environment. The reclamation can occur at any location in the free-space map while allowing concurrent space allocation.