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Synchronizing Storage Request Buffer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036713D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Bishop, JW Fiedler, TS Moyer, JT LaViola, WC [+details]

Abstract

In a particular system the implementation of a synchronizing mechanism between asynchronous storage and channel subsystems is accomplished using multiple buffers and single points of metastability removal. The configuration is referred to as a synchronizing storage request buffer (SSRB) and works as described in the following: