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Amal A Shaheen, Krishna K Yellepeddy: System and method for maintaining replicated data coherency in a data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark S Walker, July 18, 1995: US05434994 (471 worldwide citation)

A system and method for maintaining data coherency in a system in which data is replicated on two or more servers. Each server is able to update the data replica present on the server. Updates are logged for each server. Reconciliation of server data replicas is aggressively initiated upon the occur ...


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David Dah Haur Lin, Amal Ahmed Shaheen, Krishna Kishore Yellepeddy: Multiple remote data access security mechanism for multitiered internet computer networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Mark S Walker, April 18, 2000: US06052785 (336 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing client authorization to access remote data repositories through a middle tier server such as a web server. Client remote data repository access is intercepted by the middle tier server and the server is searched for stored credentials permitting client access to the ...


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Glen J Anderson: Speed zone touchpad. Gateway, Mark S Walker, Sean P Suiter, Suiter & Associates, July 23, 2002: US06424338 (239 worldwide citation)

A touchpad pointing device dynamically adjusts cursor control gain characteristics based on the x-y coordinates at which the finger first touches the touchpad for a given cursor control task. In this manner, cursor control gain such as simple cursor tracking rate or cursor acceleration profile may b ...


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Messaoud Benantar, George Robert Blakley III, Anthony Joseph Nadalin: Information handling system, method, and article of manufacture for efficient object security processing by grouping objects sharing common control access policies. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark S Walker, Jenkins & Gilchrist, July 28, 1998: US05787427 (221 worldwide citation)

A system, method and article of manufacture, for improving object security in an object oriented system, includes one or more processors, a memory system, one or more I/O controllers, each controlling one or more I/O devices, a bus connecting the processors, the memory system and the I/O controllers ...


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Craig Alan Bennett, Salil Janardan Kulkarni: Method and apparatus for booting a computer system without pre-installing an operating system. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark S Walker, Andrew J Dillon, February 3, 1998: US05715456 (213 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided that significantly reduces the inconvenience of placing a computer system in a useful state. The invention quickly boots the system without preinstalling the operating system and allows installation of the operating system to occur without usurping the computer's ...


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Larry A Nickum: Personal preferred viewing using electronic program guide. Gateway, Walter Malinowski, Mark S Walker, April 13, 2004: US06721954 (189 worldwide citation)

A method and system for implementing a preferred viewing library of programs are disclosed. Electronic program guide data is searched for a program satisfying a criterion, and a determination is made whether the program satisfies the criterion. The criterion may be based upon the viewing activity pr ...


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Maria Azua Himmel, Herman Rodriguez, Newton James Smith Jr, Clifford Jay Spinac: Apparatus and method for managing a mobile phone answering mode and outgoing message based on a location of the mobile phone. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Mark S Walker, Stephen J Walder Jr, August 30, 2005: US06937868 (187 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for managing a mobile phone answering mode and outgoing message or other indicator based on a location of the mobile phone are provided. The apparatus and method make use of a location system to ascertain the current location of a mobile telephone being carried by a user. Bas ...


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James Wendell Arendt, Paul Placido Giangarra, Ravindranath Kasinath Manikundalam, Donald Robert Padgett, James Michael Phelan: System and method for lazy loading of shared libraries. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Jenkens & Gilchrist Clark, Mark S Walker, January 13, 1998: US05708811 (185 worldwide citation)

Lazy loading of executable library objects reduces operating system overhead and memory commitment requirements by postponing object loading until object references are expected. Initial task loading allocates only the main executable and library objects referenced by that executable. Secondary refe ...


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David Andrew Glowny: System and method for remote software configuration and distribution. International Business Machines Corporation, Lily Neff, Mark S Walker, William A Kinnaman Jr, September 8, 1998: US05805897 (177 worldwide citation)

A system and method for remote software installation and maintenance. A number of workstations are connected by a network. Each has basic peer-to-peer communication ability providing remote file transfer and remote command execution. An arbitrarily selected workstation captures user installation req ...


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Kenneth R Banning, Wendy S James, Shih Gong Li: System for interactive graphical construction of a data base query and storing of the query object links as an object. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark S Walker, Lawrence K Stephens, May 30, 1995: US05421008 (149 worldwide citation)

A method, system and program providing graphical queries and direct manipulation of a database is disclosed. In a preferred form, tables and lists are configured from a database to define a common data structure. Additional, dynamic data structures are employed based on information entered by a user ...