Patents by Inventor Nathan Rivers

Nathan Rivers 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: 10380074
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for efficient backup deduplication may include (1) identifying a file to be divided into chunks for deduplication, (2) requesting, from a server, a chunk size to use when dividing the file for deduplication by submitting at least one attribute of the file to the server, the server selecting the chunk size based at least in part on a projected chunk reuse rate when the file is deduplicated according to the chunk size, (3) receiving from the server, in response to requesting the chunk size, the chunk size to use when dividing the file for deduplication, and (4) dividing the file for deduplication into a plurality of chunks according to the chunk size. Various other methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Symantec Corporation
    Inventors: Lei Gu, Jason Holler, Nathan Rivers, Elton Inada, Riti Saxena, Kirill Levichev