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Michael A O&apos Connor: Method of enabling heterogeneous platforms to utilize a universal file system in a storage area network. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, May 13, 2003: US06564228 (536 worldwide citation)

A network file system and method wherein a storage area network Universal File System allows any host in a heterogeneous based storage area network to read or write data as if in its native format. Any host coupled to the storage area network may be configured to access any storage device on the sto ...


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Richard J Huebsch, Robert J Prieve, Leonard Kampa: System and method for multiplexed data back-up to a storage tape and restore operations using client identification tags. Veritas Operating Corporation, B Noël Kivlin, November 26, 2002: US06487644 (265 worldwide citation)

A system and method for backing up and restoring data from client computers at a server computer. The server computer receives back-up data from individual client computers and inserts them into a configurable buffer within a shared memory area. The server associates a client identification (ID) tag ...


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Dhrubajyoti Borthakur, Nur Premo, Joseph Pasqua: System and method for detecting and storing file content access information within a file system. Veritas Operating Corporation, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, Anthony M Petro, September 18, 2007: US07272606 (205 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a system may include a storage device configured to provide a storage space for data storage and a file system configured to map files to the storage space for storage and to manage application accesses to the storage device. The file system may be configured to determine a signat ...


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Tej Arora, Saumitra Das: System and method for enabling application server request failover. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, February 22, 2005: US06859834 (192 worldwide citation)

System and method for enabling application server request failover. For each application server request to be performed by a client computer, a requesting thread may be operable to utilize a custom wire-level communication protocol. Request failure detection mechanisms may be built into the custom w ...


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David Burke: Method and apparatus for executing standard functions in a computer system using a field programmable gate array. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, March 9, 2004: US06704816 (181 worldwide citation)

A computer system comprising mass storage, a system bus connected to the mass storage, and a processor unit connected to the system bus. A library of standard functions is stored in the mass storage. Each library function is stored in at least one of two versions. The first version is obtained from ...


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Ramin Modiri, Hossein Moiin: System and method for determining cluster membership in a heterogeneous distributed system. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, February 20, 2001: US06192401 (181 worldwide citation)

A distributed computer system and method for determining cluster membership in a distributed computer system. A plurality of computers configurable as cluster nodes are coupled through one or more public and/or private communications networks. Cluster management software running on the plurality of ...


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Weibao Wu, Sinh D Nguyen, Kirk W Clowser: Snapshot reconstruction from an existing snapshot and one or more modification logs. VERITAS Operating Corporation, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, December 27, 2005: US06981114 (174 worldwide citation)

A deleted snapshot of a data volume may be reconstructed from an existing snapshot and one or more modification logs. For example, modifications to the data volume that occur subsequent to creation of a first snapshot may be logged in a modification log. If the first snapshot is deleted, the first s ...


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Bjorn Carlson: System and method for caching JavaServer Pages™ responses. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, February 24, 2004: US06697849 (161 worldwide citation)

System and method for caching JavaServer Page™ (JSP) component responses. The JSP components may be components that execute on an application server that supports networked applications, such as web applications or other Internet-based applications. One or more client computers, e.g., web servers, m ...


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Gradimir Starovic, Martin P Mayhead: Software fault tolerant computer system. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, September 23, 2003: US06625751 (153 worldwide citation)

A software fault tolerant computer system includes a primary virtual machine and a secondary virtual machine. The secondary virtual machine is operable to replicate the primary virtual machine by replicating operations performed on the primary virtual machine. The primary and the secondary virtual m ...


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Harold L McFarland, David R Stiles, Korbin S Van Dyke, Shrenik Mehta, John Gregory Favor, Dale R Greenley, Robert A Cargnoni: Method and apparatus for debugging an integrated circuit. Advanced Micro Devices, B Noël Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, December 24, 2002: US06499123 (151 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit having a normal mode for operating under normal operating conditions and a debug mode for operating to test and debug the integrated circuit. The integrated circuit includes a plurality of output pins that carry a first plurality of signals in the normal mode and carry a second ...