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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 (368 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 (333 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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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 (264 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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Sachin Desai: System and method for applying a partial page change. Oracle International, Park Vaughan & Fleming, June 27, 2006: US07069497 (250 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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Lawrence Jacobs, Alan Demers, Norman C Woo: Multi-tier caching system. Oracle International Corporation, Park Vaughan & Fleming, May 4, 2004: US06732237 (246 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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Chin hsen Lin: Generating an instance-based representation of a design hierarchy. Numerical Technologies, Park Vaughan & Fleming, January 7, 2003: US06505327 (209 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the invention provides a system for generating an instance-based representation of a set of geometrical features that comprise a layout of a circuit on a semiconductor chip. This system operates by receiving a design hierarchy specifying the layout of the circuit, wherein the desig ...


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Shimon Muller, Denton E Gentry Jr, John E Watkins, Linda T Cheng: High performance network interface. Sun Microsystems, Park Vaughan & Fleming, September 17, 2002: US06453360 (205 worldwide citation)

A high performance network interface is provided for receiving a packet from a network and transferring it to a host computer system. A header portion of a received packet is parsed by a parser module to determine the packet's compatibility with, or conformance to, one or more pre-selected prot ...


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Ravi Kothuri, Siva Ravada, Jayant Sharma, Jayanta Banerjee: Relational database system for storing nodes of a hierarchical index of multi-dimensional data in a first module and metadata regarding the index in a second module. Oracle Corporation, Park Vaughan & Fleming, January 7, 2003: US06505205 (205 worldwide citation)

A system and method for indexing and storing multi-dimensional or multi-attribute data. Data items are recursively sorted in a selected dimension (e.g., the dimension having the greatest variance) and divided until each subdivision fits into a leaf node having a specified fanout. Intermediate nodes ...


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Anita Jindal, Swee Boon Lim, Sanjay Radia, Whei Ling Chang: Load balancing for replicated services. Sun Microsystems, Park Vaughan & Fleming, November 27, 2001: US06324580 (202 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for load balancing requests for a replicated service or application among a plurality of servers operating instances of the replicated service or application. A policy is selected for choosing a preferred server from the plurality of servers according to one or more specified st ...


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Dipankar Pramanik, Michael Sanie: Selectively applying resolution enhancement techniques to improve performance and manufacturing cost of integrated circuits. Numerical Technologies, Park Vaughan & Fleming, August 9, 2005: US06928635 (199 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that applies resolution enhancement techniques (RETs) selectively to a layout of an integrated circuit. Upon receiving the layout of the integrated circuit, the system identifies a plurality of critical regions within the layout based on an a ...