Patent Number: 8,793,450

Title: Method and apparatus for an improved file repository

Abstract: A method and apparatus for of storing data comprising monitoring a plurality of storage units within a mass storage area and detecting when a storage unit within the mass storage area is overloaded. The method further comprising randomly distributing the data on the overloaded storage unit to the other storage units within the mass storage area.

Inventors: Bodmer; Brian (Santa Cruz, CA), Bodnar; Eric (Santa Cruz, CA), Tarantino; Mark (Santa Cruz, CA), Fleming; Jonah Kaj (Santa Cruz, CA), Sheth; Devdutt (Santa Cruz, CA)

Assignee: Verisign, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 12/00 (20060101); G06F 7/00 (20060101); G01N 37/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018