Patents by Inventor Cameron S. McGary

Cameron S. McGary has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10379741
    Abstract: Implementations disclosed herein provide for increasing storage drive performance by reserving a region of user-writeable storage space on a storage medium for overprovisioning uses, including performance-enhancing functions. Until a capacity condition of the storage drive is satisfied, write operations targeting the reserved region are written to another equal-sized region that does not contain user data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: Daniel J. Sokolov, Bang C. Nguyen, Andrew M. Kowles, Cameron S. McGary, Adam J. Weikal, Brian T. Edgar
  • Publication number: 20150301747
    Abstract: Implementations disclosed herein provide for increasing storage drive performance by reserving a region of user-writeable storage space on a storage medium for overprovisioning uses, including performance-enhancing functions. Until a capacity condition of the storage drive is satisfied, write operations targeting the reserved region are written to another equal-sized region that does not contain user data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Applicant: Seagate Technology LLC
    Inventors: Daniel J. Sokolov, Bang C. Nguyen, Andrew M. Kowles, Cameron S. McGary, Adam J. Weikal, Brian T. Edgar