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Stretch Codes: A System and Method for Boosting Storage Efficiency in RAID Systems

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022470D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Mar-17
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-17

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A system and method for design of XOR based RAID erasure codes, with the goal of achieving high efficiency. The design principle adds additional space for redundancy symbols, using them to gain efficiency without gaining additional distance.