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Donavon W Johnson, Todd A Smith: Remote authentication and authorization in a distributed data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn D Smith, Diana L Roberts, September 24, 1996: US05560008 (361 worldwide citation)

The system and method of this invention authorizes a process running at a client data processing system to have access to a service at a server data processing system. The data processing systems are connected by a communication link in a distributed processing environment. A set of credentials for ...


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James N Chen, Niels Christiansen, Joseph C Ross, Albert T Rowan: System and method for dynamically controlling remote processes from a performance monitor. International Business Machines Corporation, Wayne P Bailey, Diana L Roberts, July 11, 1995: US05432932 (250 worldwide citation)

Local and remote processes can be controlled from a data processing system performance monitor. Multiple processes can be controlled concurrently with a single action selected. Processes to be controlled can be ranked when presented to a user, to assist in determining problematic processes that need ...


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Troy L Cline, Ricky L Poston, Jon H Werner: Itinerary list for interfaces. International Business Machines Corporation, Diana L Roberts, April 29, 1997: US05625781 (191 worldwide citation)

A uniquely programmed computer system, computer-implemented method, and computer readable memory embodying computer-readable detail logic direct a computer system to create a temporary list of links. The present invention creates the list of links without having to first open/visit the corresponding ...


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James N Chen, Niels Christiansen, Joseph C Ross, Albert T Rowan: System and method for concurrent recording and displaying of system performance data. International Business Machines Corporation, Diana L Roberts, Wayne P Bailey, January 9, 1996: US05483468 (151 worldwide citation)

A system and method for concurrently recording and displaying of system performance data. System statistical data which is useful in determining the overall performance of a data processing system is captured, displayed, and recorded for subsequent playback. Based on the modular design, real time da ...


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John J Pearce: Apparatus and method for limiting access to mass storage devices in a computer system. Dell USA, Mark P Kahler, Henry N Garrana, Diana L Roberts, August 12, 1997: US05657445 (148 worldwide citation)

A computer system is provided with the capability of protecting portions of the mass storage media therein from unauthorized access. The mechanism employed to protect portions of the mass storage media is advantageously operating system independent. Thus, the protection mechanism functions regardles ...


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Shih Gong Li, Theodore J L Shrader: System for interactive clause window construction of SQL queries. International Business Machines Corporation, Keith Stephens, Diana L Roberts, May 23, 1995: US05418950 (129 worldwide citation)

A method and system for viewing information stored in one or more rows and columns in a database. The system having a logical progression of choosing a column, determining conditions for a row to be included in a panel, specifying a column to be used as a base to group rows in a panel and a display ...


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Victor K Pecone, Russell C Smith, Jay R Lory: Computer system modular add-in daughter card for an adapter card which also functions as an independent add-in card. Dell USA, Henry N Garrana, Mark P Kahler, Diana L Roberts, March 11, 1997: US05611057 (125 worldwide citation)

A daughter card for mounting to an adapter card, wherein the daughter card includes adapter card connectors for mounting to the adapter card and also an edge connector for insertion directly into a computer slot so that the daughter card may also function as a stand-alone card. The daughter card is ...


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Larry K Loucks, Amal A Shaheen Gouda: Name resolution for a multisystem network. International Business Machines Corporation, Keith Stephens, Diana L Roberts, July 18, 1995: US05434974 (111 worldwide citation)

A unique naming system and method are described for managing object identification by a network of computer systems. The naming system employs data structures stored in the memory of the computer systems containing character strings and corresponding addresses to entries in the data structures and o ...


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Hatim Y Amro, Troy L Cline, Scott H Isensee, Ricky L Poston: Method, apparatus and memory for directing a computer system to display a multi-axis rotatable, polyhedral-shape panel container having front panels for displaying objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Diana L Roberts, May 7, 1996: US05515486 (103 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method, a uniquely programmed computer system, and a memory embodying detailed logic for directing a computer system to independently rotate a polyhedron display container about several axis. The computer-implemented method includes the steps of displaying a panel container on ...


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James N Chen, Niels Christiansen, Joseph C Ross: System and method for monitoring and optimizing performance in a data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Wayne P Bailey, Diana L Roberts, April 9, 1996: US05506955 (101 worldwide citation)

Optimizing of performance data in a data processing system is provided by the use of data filters and alarms. Statistics to be monitored are a conglomeration of both system statistics and statistics made available by application programs, both on local and remote data processing systems. The statist ...