US Patent No. 9,742,436

ELASTIC DATA PACKER


Patent No. 9,742,436
Issue Date August 22, 2017
Title Elastic Data Packer
Inventorship Mani Kumaran, San Jose, CA (US)
Rupa Budhia, San Jose, CA (US)
Meg Lin, Saratoga, CA (US)
Assignee Innovium, Inc., San Jose, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,742,436

1. An apparatus comprising:
a data unpacker component configured to unpack at least portions of data units represented by packed field data, each of the
data units having values for one or more fields in a master set of fields, the data unpacker component comprising:

an input configured to receive particular packed field data for a particular data unit, of the data units;
an input configured to receive particular compression profile information associated with the particular data unit;
profile processing logic configured to, based on the particular compression profile information associated with the particular
data unit, identify for which particular one or more fields, in the master set of fields, the particular packed field data
stores values;

parsing logic configured to extract values from the particular packed field data for the particular one or more fields that
the profile processing logic identifies;

outputs, each output of the outputs corresponding to a different field in the master set of fields and configured to, responsive
to the parsing logic extracting a particular value for the field corresponding to the output, output data based on the particular
value.