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Anita Jindal, Swee Boon Lim, Sanjay Radia, Whei Ling Chang: Load balancing in a network environment. Sun Microsystems, Park Vaughan & Fleming, December 4, 2001: US06327622 (379 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for load balancing requests for an application among a plurality of instances of the application operating on a plurality of servers. A policy is selected for choosing a preferred server from the plurality of servers according to a specified status or operational characteristic ...


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Max Levchin, Luke Paul Nosek, Peter Thiel, Scott Alan Banister: System and method for electronically exchanging value among distributed users. PayPal, Park Vaughan & Fleming, August 8, 2006: US07089208 (352 worldwide citation)

A system and method for facilitating a value exchange transaction. A first party initiates the transaction by selecting or providing an identifier of another party and the value to be exchanged. The second party may be identified by a pre-existing identifier such as an electronic mail address, telep ...


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Sachin Desai: System and method for applying a partial page change. Oracle International, Park Vaughan & Fleming, June 27, 2006: US07069497 (287 worldwide citation)

A system and method for applying a partial page change to a browser page formatted according to Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). In response to an update request, a first client browser page is updated to a second page by applying one or more partial page changes to the first page, wherein each cha ...


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Quentin C Liu: Method and apparatus for managing a virtual private network. VPNet Technologies, Park & Vaughan, June 20, 2000: US06079020 (285 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for managing a virtual private network operating over a public data network. This public data network has been augmented to include a plurality of virtual private network gateways so that communications across the virtual private network are c ...


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Shimon Muller, Denton E Gentry Jr: Method and apparatus for managing a network flow in a high performance network interface. Sun Microsystems, Park Vaughan & Fleming, November 18, 2003: US06650640 (276 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for managing information concerning a network flow comprising packets sent from a source entity to a destination entity served by a network interface. A network flow is established for each datagram sent from the source entity to the destination entity. A flow key, i ...


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Anita Jindal, Swee Boon Lim, Sanjay Radia, Whei Ling Chang: System for responding to a resource request. Sun Microsystems, Daniel Park & Vaughan Vaughan, July 18, 2000: US06092178 (264 worldwide citation)

A trigger is provided in association with a network naming service, such as DNS (Domain Name Service), that handles client requests for an application. The trigger comprises a set of executable instructions referenced by a resource record associated with an identifier of the application. In response ...


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Lawrence Jacobs, Alan Demers, Norman C Woo: Multi-tier caching system. Oracle International Corporation, Park Vaughan & Fleming, May 4, 2004: US06732237 (261 worldwide citation)

A multi-tier caching system is provided for a computing device. The system comprises a first cache implemented in operating system or kernel space (e.g., in memory managed by or allocated to an operating system). The system also comprises a second cache implemented in application or user space (e.g. ...


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Theodore Charles Goldstein, Jonathan B Ziegler: Multi-venue ticketing using smart cards. Sun Microsystems, Park & Vaughan, April 10, 2001: US06216227 (254 worldwide citation)

A system and methods are provided for storing and validating electronic tickets for multiple venues on a single smart card. In accordance with this present embodiment, an operating system of the smart card includes a Java Virtual Machine and an applet loader key. A shared applet, including a venue l ...


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Leslie J Arrow, Henk J Bots, Mark R Hoke, William E Hunt, Bruce T Huntley: Translating packet addresses based upon a user identifier. VPNet Technologies, Park & Vaughan, November 28, 2000: US06154839 (238 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention includes a system that translates addresses in a data packet based upon a user identifier in the data packet. The system receives the data packet sent from a source node to a destination node by a user. This data packet includes a source address of the source ...


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Leslie J Arrow, Henk J Bots, Mark R Hoke, William E Hunt, Russell C Jones: Method and apparatus for swapping a computer operating system. VPNet Technologies, Park & Vaughan, January 16, 2001: US06175917 (234 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention provides a computer system with a plurality of storage memories, each storage memory storing an operating system program, and an identifier for identifying a storage memory containing an operating system program to be loaded when the unit is booted. The identi ...