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Paul D Urevig, James R Malnati, Donald J Ethen, Herbert L Weber: Grouping shared resources into one or more pools and automatically re-assigning shared resources from where they are not currently needed to where they are needed. Unisys Corporation, Charles A Johnson, Mark T Nawrocki Rooney & Silverston P A Starr, November 28, 2000: US06154787 (539 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for providing a timely, automated re-assignment of resources, such as peripheral devices, memory, and/or processing capacity, among a number of host data processing systems. In a preferred embodiment, the present invention allows peripheral devices, such as tape drives, to be co ...


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Donn B Baker, David R Johnson, Ralph E Sipple: Multi-cast digital video data server using synchronization groups. Unisys Corporation, Charles A Johnson, Mark T Starr, December 10, 1996: US05583561 (475 worldwide citation)

A system and method for distributing real-time, compressed, digital video data from a video library composed of multiple mass storage devices through a digital video data server to large numbers of viewers via distribution networks is provided. The server obtains selected frames of video data for vi ...


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Anagha Raipurkar, Alma Navarro de Jesus, Donald Ralph Hart: Method for reducing database recovery time. Unisys Corporation, Alfred W Kozak, Charles A Johnson, Richard J Gregson, May 22, 2007: US07222133 (393 worldwide citation)

A method is provided to automatically select the correct order of backups from selected DUMP files in order to recover and rebuild a complete database in reduced time without requiring the user to search, find and select the correct order of items for the backup.


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Stan T Barone, Ian R Hepburn, Gary E Fladmoe, Robert D Vavra: Method and apparatus for remotely and centrally controlling a plurality of host processors. Unisys Corporation, LeRoy D Maunu, Charles A Johnson, Mark T Starr, May 24, 1994: US05315711 (298 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for controlling a plurality of host processors from either a single remote workstation or a plurality of remote workstations. The user interface and level of control at the remote workstation is identical to that which is available at the host processor operations console. Oper ...


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Gary L Engel, Paul J Georgeson, Douglas R Mueller, John M Quernemoen, Bruce C Todd: Automatic power control system which automatically activates and deactivates power to selected peripheral devices based upon system requirement. Unisys Corporation, Charles A Johnson, Lawrence J Marhoefer, May 24, 1988: US04747041 (226 worldwide citation)

A selective, non-manual power controller provides the selective, non-manual power control of various components of a data processing equipment from and reports the power status of such components to a central location. As opposed to pass power controllers which were limited to powering on or off all ...


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Shawn T Leaf: Transaction service independent HTTP server-to-transaction gateway. Unisys Corporation, Charles A Johnson, Mark T Starr, May 19, 1998: US05754772 (209 worldwide citation)

A system which makes prior art On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) systems and their associated databases accessible using HyperText Transport Protocol (HTTP) interfaces. The response time for an on-line user seeking HTTP access to the transaction processing system is minimized by pre-establishing ...


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R Stephen Boswell: Distributed enterprise print controller. Unisys Corporation, Charles A Johnson, Mark T Starr, September 24, 1996: US05559933 (188 worldwide citation)

A system and method for transferring and printing files originating on mainframe computer systems, workstations, or personal computers connected within a heterogeneous computer network is disclosed. The printer controller coordinates the distribution of print files across multiple computer systems t ...


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Dennis R Konrad, Ralph E Sipple: Data base backup and recovery system and method. Unisys Corporation, LeRoy D Maunu, Charles A Johnson, Mark T Starr, April 4, 1995: US05404508 (180 worldwide citation)

A system and method for maintaining a backup data base. An initial backup copy of a data base is made and stored separate from an active primary data base. Each time the primary data base is updated, audit information pertaining to the data base update is stored in non-volatile storage. A recovery p ...


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Larry L Byers, James F Torgerson, Ferris T Price deceased: Fault tolerant extended processing complex for redundant nonvolatile file caching. Unisys Corporation, Charles A Johnson, Mark T Starr, September 15, 1998: US05809543 (156 worldwide citation)

An outboard file cache extended processing complex for use with a host data processing system for providing closely coupled file caching capability is described. Data movers at the host provide the hardware interface to the outboard file cache, provide the formatting of file data and commands, and c ...


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Lucinda L Johnson, Clayton A Peltier, Scott H Kuehn, William D Frank: Method and apparatus for using an independent transaction processing application as a service routine. Unisys Corporation, Charles A Johnson, Mark T Starr, December 17, 1996: US05586312 (156 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for using an independent transaction processing application as a service routine for a client application where the independent transaction processing application is programmed for independent input and output. The independent transaction processing application does not have be ...



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