Patent Number: 8,719,534

Title: Method and system for generating a migration plan

Abstract: Method and system for generating a migration plan for migrating information from a source storage location to a destination storage location, where storage space at the source storage location is presented as a plurality of storage volumes to a plurality of computing systems is provided. A parsed data structure is generated for a processor executable planning module used for generating the migration plan. The parsed data structure stores information regarding a plurality of computing systems that access the storage volumes for storing information at a storage device managed by a storage controller; information regarding a plurality of adapters used by the plurality of computing systems and the storage controller; and information regarding logical unit numbers (LUNs) that are presented for storing the information at the storage device.

Inventors: Ray, III; Fountain L. (Apopka, FL), Basavaraju; Sateesh (Tumkur, IN), Palukuri; Pradeep (Hyderabad, IN)

Assignee: Netapp, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 12/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018