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Patricia A Dwyer: Automated query optimization method using both global and parallel local optimizations for materialization access planning for distributed databases. Honeywell Bull, William A Linnell, George Grayson, John S Solakian, September 6, 1988: US04769772 (295 worldwide citation)

In a Distributed Database System (DDS), database management and transaction management are extended to a distributed environment among a plurality of local sites which each have transaction server, file server, and data storage facilities. The Materialization and Access Planning (MAP) method of a di ...


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Jerome E Sacks: Method and apparatus for implementing a hierarchical database management system (HDBMS) using a relational database management system (RDBMS) as the implementing apparatus. George Grayson, October 26, 1999: US05974407 (169 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a computer implemented system and apparatus for construction of a Hierarchical Database Management System (HDBMS) using a commercially available Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) as the implementing apparatus. The invention uses one or more RDBMS tables to st ...


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Daniel A Boudreau, James M Sandini, Edward R Salas: Lockout operation among asynchronous accessers of a shared computer system resource. Honeywell Information Systems, William A Linnell, George Grayson, John S Solakian, May 6, 1986: US04587609 (111 worldwide citation)

A data processing system having a plurality of units includes a shareable unit which is shareable between two or more of the other units. Lock apparatus is provided in the shareable unit to allow a first unit to lock the shareable unit so that no other unit attempting to lock the shareable unit will ...


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Roger R Roth, Gregory A Hrdlicka: Passive signal coupler between power distribution systems for the transmission of data signals over the power lines. Honeywell, George Grayson, John S Solakian, June 23, 1987: US04675648 (109 worldwide citation)

A passive signal coupler transfers data signals being transmitted over AC power lines from a first AC power distribution system to a second AC power distribution system. Each leg of the passive signal coupler coupled to a phase of the power line voltage includes a series LC circuit, tuned to the dat ...


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Frederick A Powers, Stanley R Zanarotti: Database system with multi-dimensional summary search tree nodes for reducing the necessity to access records. Gary D Clapp, George Grayson, October 26, 1993: US05257365 (94 worldwide citation)

The subject invention is directed to a database system for organizing large amounts of data to be accessed by a digital computer. More particularly, a free form type database, in the form of a summarized, multikey tree, is built from files stored on the computer. After a building operation, the user ...


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Mario G Trinchieri: Apparatus for detecting when the activity of one process in relation to a common piece of information interferes with any other process in a multiprogramming/multiprocessing computer system. Honeywell Information Systems, George Grayson, Nicholas Prasinos, Ronald T Reiling, September 23, 1980: US04224664 (79 worldwide citation)

A multiprogramming/multiprocessing computer system for executing a plurality of processes sharing common information in the form of records, pages or messages, employing an apparatus for avoiding an interference between two processes seeking access to elements of common information. The system opera ...


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Richard E Hennessy, Roger Frymire, Cary Coovert: Automated bank transaction security system. Honeywell Information Systems, Nicholas Prasinos, George Grayson, Harry M Weiss, June 28, 1983: US04390968 (78 worldwide citation)

A banking system is disclosed which comprises a central computer system in electrical communication with remote automated teller machines, wherein the architecture of the banking system is such that the likelihood of a security penetration is substantially decreased whether the automated teller mach ...


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Melinda A Widen, John J Bradley, George M O Har: Nibble and word addressable memory arrangement. Honeywell Information Systems, William A Linnell, George Grayson, John S Solakian, August 5, 1986: US04604695 (61 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for addressing a memory by word and by one of a number of nibbles within a word, with the ability to increment or decrement nibble and word addresses and thereby access adjacent nibbles and words without having to generate new nibble and word addresses. An initial word address ...


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Jean Louis Bogaert, Philippe Hubert deRivet, Benjamin S Franklin: Process execution time accounting system. Honeywell Information Systems, George Grayson, Nicholas Prasinos, Robert J Gaybrick, February 14, 1984: US04432051 (55 worldwide citation)

A time accounting system for accounting for the time a process spends in a ready state, a wait state, or a running state. The system includes a time-of-day clock coupled to a central processing unit for outputting the time-of-day whenever a process changes state. A memory also coupled to the central ...


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Richard P Lewis, John A Klashka: Multiple DMA controller chip sequencer. BULL HN Information Systems, George Grayson, John S Solakian, Lewis P Elbinger, May 16, 1989: US04831523 (53 worldwide citation)

A universal peripheral controller is disclosed which uses DMA devices to provide access between a plurality of peripheral devices and other circuits within a computer system. A processor in the computer system recognizes a request from the controller to connect a peripheral via the system bus to ano ...



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