Patent Number: 7,613,744

Title: Maintaining active-only copy storage pools

Abstract: Provided are a method, system, and program for maintaining active-only copy storage pools. A first storage pool includes at least a first aggregate including a plurality of files. A second aggregate is generated in a second storage pool. A determination is made as to whether files in the first aggregate are active or inactive versions. Active versions of files are copied from the first aggregate to the second aggregate in the second storage pool, wherein the second aggregate does not include inactive versions of files in the first storage pool.

Inventors: Cannon; David Maxwell (Tucson, AZ), Martin; Howard Newton (Vail, AZ)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 12/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017