Patent Number: 6,253,318

Title: Method of developing physical requirements for computer configuration

Abstract: A method implemented according to the invention relates to a method including the conversion between of logical requirements and physical requirements, including such devices as computer drive arrays, controller/storage box combinations, and conversion of virtual disk drive heights to physical disk drive heights. The methods of the invention can be applied to the configuration of most hierarchical system.

Inventors: Varghese; Manoj J. (Cypress, TX), Schmitz; Christoph (Tomball, TX), Kelley; Keith L. (Houston, TX), Bartlett; Charles A. (The Woodlands, TX)

Assignee: Compaq Computer Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/50 (20060101); G06F 3/06 (20060101); G06F 009/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018