Patent Number: 7,788,460

Title: Defragmenting objects in a storage medium

Abstract: Provided are a method, system and program for defragmenting objects in a storage medium. An I/O request to an object in storage is received and the object is defragmented in storage so that blocks in storage including the object are contiguous in response to receiving the I/O request. The I/O request is executed with respect to the object in storage.

Inventors: Rothman; Michael A. (Puyallup, WA), Zimmer; Vincent J. (Federal Way, WA)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 12/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018