US Class709/212COMPUTER-TO-COMPUTER DIRECT MEMORY ACCESSING
- 200910252493.7 CN 12/17/2009
Issued Patent Number:8495165
Embodiments of the present technical solution relate to the technique field of storage, and disclose a server and a method for the server to access a volume. The method comprises: determining, from a first list, a block that needs to be accessed according to an access offset of a volume that needs to be accessed; determining, from a second list, a storage controller corresponding to the block that needs to be accessed according to the determined block; and sending a data reading request or a data writing request to the storage controller corresponding to the block that needs to be accessed to process. Embodiments of the present invention can reduce time delay when the data reading request or the data writing request of the server reaches the block that needs to be accessed.