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Nobuyoshi Morimoto: System and method for tracking and routing shipped items. Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, April 25, 2006: US07035856 (130 worldwide citation)

A method and system for shipping items. A server is configured to send out requests for quotes to a number of regional shipping companies using a network. The server receives responses from the network and selects a route based on the responses. The route may include shipping the item to one or more ...


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Nicolas Vazquez, Jeffrey L Kodosky, Ram Kudukoli, Kevin L Schultz, Dinesh Nair, Christophe Caltagirone: System and method for automatically generating a graphical program to perform an image processing algorithm. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, July 13, 2004: US06763515 (128 worldwide citation)

System and method for automatically generating a graphical program to perform an image processing algorithm. A user may develop an image processing algorithm in an image prototyping environment. The image prototyping environment enables the user to easily apply various image processing functions to ...


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Radha Shelat, Dilip Madhusudan Ranade, Navin Kabra, BijayaLaxmi Nanda, Anindya Banerjee: Fault tolerant multi-stage data replication with relaxed coherency guarantees. Symantec Operating Corporation, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, January 26, 2010: US07653668 (127 worldwide citation)

A system for fault tolerant multi-stage data replication with relaxed coherency comprises one or more processors and memory coupled to the processors, where the memory stores program instructions executable by the processors to implement a data replication service. In response to an update request d ...


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John G Kennedy: System and method for determining availability of an arbitrary network configuration. Sun Microsystems, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, September 16, 2008: US07426554 (127 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a network system may involve receiving data indicating a configuration of components that are included in the network system, detecting a failure of one of the components, computing an availability (e.g., by calculating the instantaneous availability) of the network system from ...


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Ray Y Lai: System and method for generating Web Service architectures using a Web Services structured methodology. Sun Microsystems, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, April 13, 2010: US07698398 (125 worldwide citation)

System and method for generating Web Services using a Web Services Structured Methodology. One embodiment may be implemented as a Web Services architecture design mechanism. Lifecycles of the Web Services design process may include vision and strategy, architecture design, development, integration, ...


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Florian M Waas: System and method for distributed query processing using configuration-independent query plans. Amazon Technologies, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, July 19, 2011: US07984043 (124 worldwide citation)

A system and method for distributed query processing may compile and optimize query plans for incoming query requests independent of hardware configurations and/or physical locations of data partitions in a distributed storage system (e.g., a data grid). The query plan may be divided into segments, ...


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Tayung Wong, John Carrillo, Jay Robinson, Clement Fang, David Jeffrey, Nikhil Vaidya, Nagaraj Mitty: Memory expansion module with stacked memory packages and a serial storage unit. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, January 27, 2004: US06683372 (124 worldwide citation)

A memory expansion module with stacked memory packages. A memory module is implemented using stacked memory packages. Each of the stacked memory packages contains multiple memory chips, typically DRAMs (dynamic random access memory). The memory may be organized into multiple banks, wherein a given m ...


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Ramakrishna Chinta, Saumitra Das: Application server message logging. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, April 12, 2005: US06879995 (123 worldwide citation)

System and method for performing message logging for networked applications running on application servers. The application server may run a process referred to as a “logging service” that accepts requests from client processes to log messages regarding various types of runtime events or conditions. ...


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Russell Thrasher, Terence W Noonan: Storage path optimization for SANs. VERITAS Operating Corporation, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P c, September 25, 2007: US07275103 (123 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of a system and method for rule-based proactive storage path optimization for SANs. Embodiments may evaluate paths between an application and its storage on a SAN based on current and/or historical path quality of service. Performance of alternative paths may be monitored to determine if ...


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Harold J Vinegar, George L Stegemeier: Isolation of soil with a low temperature barrier prior to conductive thermal treatment of the soil. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Eric B Meyertons, February 15, 2005: US06854929 (122 worldwide citation)

Freeze wells may be used to isolate an area for soil remediation. Freeze wells may form a frozen barrier around a treatment area. The frozen barrier may inhibit fluid from entering into the treatment area. The frozen barrier may also inhibit migration of contamination out of the treatment area. The ...