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Hardware compression using common portions of data

United States Patent

March 24, 2015
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Methods and devices are provided for data compression. Data compression can include receiving a plurality of data chunks, sampling at least some of the plurality of data chunks extracting a common portion from a number of the plurality of data chunks based on the sampling, and storing a remainder of the plurality of data chunks in memory.
Chang; Jichuan (Sunnyvale, CA), Viswanathan; Krishnamurthy (Mountain View, CA)
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (Houston, TX)
13/ 285,492
October 31, 2011
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-SC0005026 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.