Patent Number: 8,819,481

Title: Managing storage providers in a clustered appliance environment

Abstract: Via a processor, receiving a power off alert indicating a power off condition of a first processing system on which a first storage provider is installed, the first storage provider managing at least one storage controller. The method further can include, responsive to the power off alert, issuing a first command to a second storage provider installed on a second processing system, the first command indicating to the second storage provider to assume management of the storage controller.

Inventors: Amin; Sandip (Austin, TX), Bargoti; Ajay K. (Bangalore, IN), Kedia; Rishika (Bangalore, IN), Mani; Anbazhagan (Bangalore, IN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018