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Improved Performance by "Cloning" Write Pending Pages

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037288D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Corrigan, MJ Vriezen, JJ [+details]

Abstract

Described is a method that permits virtual pages in a virtual memory system to be referenced and changed concurrent with a physical write I/O operation for the virtual page. The method prevents writes of partial modifications and also prevents modifications from being written out of order.