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Parallel log structured file system collective buffering to achieve a compact representation of scientific and/or dimensional data

United States Patent

September 1, 2015
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Collective buffering and data pattern solutions are provided for storage, retrieval, and/or analysis of data in a collective parallel processing environment. For example, a method can be provided for data storage in a collective parallel processing environment. The method comprises receiving data to be written for a plurality of collective processes within a collective parallel processing environment, extracting a data pattern for the data to be written for the plurality of collective processes, generating a representation describing the data pattern, and saving the data and the representation.
Grider; Gary A. (Los Alamos, NM), Poole; Stephen W. (Knoxville, TN)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
13/ 722,946
December 20, 2012
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DEAC52-06NA25396 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.