Patents by Inventor Haifang Zhai

Haifang Zhai 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).

  • Publication number: 20170269646
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a rack-mounted server. The rack-mounted server comprises a first drive bay and a second drive bay, the first drive bay and the second drive bay include a plurality of drive slots respectively, and the second drive bay is disposed outside of the first drive bay and rotatable about the first drive bay. By adding a rotatable drive bay, embodiments of the present disclosure enable the rack-mounted server to accommodate more disks than the traditional server, thereby effectively increasing capacity and density of disks in the rack-mounted server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Haifang Zhai, David Wei Dong, Hendry Xiaoping Wu, Yujie Zhou, Jing Chen
  • Publication number: 20170085432
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and apparatus for determining a physical position of a device. The method comprises: transmitting a control command to the device, the command instructing the device to change power loading of the device in a predetermined pattern; receiving, from a power distribution unit providing power supply for the device, a network address of the power distribution unit, the network address being transmitted by the power distribution unit in response to detecting the change of the power loading in the predetermined pattern; and determining the physical position of the device based at least on the network address of the power distribution unit. With the technical solution according to the embodiments of the present disclosure, the position of the device can be automatically determined without any manual intervention, which helps to control the operation cost and improve the maintenance efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Haifang Zhai, Jing Chen, Peter Yuanhang Pan, Ted Huaqi Chen, Sandburg Hao Hu
  • Publication number: 20160381155
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a method, an apparatus and a computer program product for determining a physical location of a device by obtaining a first address of a device; and determining, based on a first mapping between the first address of the device and a location identifier of a physical location, the physical location of the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Peter Yuanhang Pan, Ted Huaqi Chen, Haifang Zhai