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Gregory L Slaughter, Thomas E Saulpaugh, Bernard A Traversat, Mohamed M Abdelaziz, Michael J Duigou: Mechanism and apparatus for using messages to look up documents stored in spaces in a distributed computing environment. Sun Microsystems, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, November 4, 2003: US06643650 (419 worldwide citation)

A system and method for searching for documents within spaces in a distributed computing environment are provided. A client sends a lookup message to a space which stores documents. The lookup message may specify desired characteristics, such as a name or partial XML schema, of the stored documents. ...


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John Colgrove, Par Botes, Michael Timpanaro, Charles H Silvers, Peter Vajgel: Backup mechanism for a multi-class file system. VERITAS Operating Corporation, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, September 5, 2006: US07103740 (344 worldwide citation)

System and method for performing backups of a multi-class file system are described. In one embodiment, more recently modified data may be assigned and/or migrated to higher storage classes and less recently modified data may be migrated at time intervals to lower storage classes in the multi-class ...


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Michael F Angelo, Sompong P Olarig, David R Wooten, Dan J Driscoll: System and method for performing secure device communications in a peer-to-peer bus architecture. Compaq Computer, Robert C Kowert, Kevin L Daffer, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, May 9, 2000: US06061794 (276 worldwide citation)

A system and method for performing secure peer-to-peer device communications on an I/O bus, such as a PCI bus, a Fiber Channel bus, an IEEE, 1394 bus or a Universal Serial Bus. The system includes a plurality of intelligent I/O devices, such as intelligent storage devices and/or controllers, communi ...


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John Colgrove, Par Botes, Michael Timpanaro, Charles H Silvers, Peter Vajgel: Performing operations without requiring split mirrors in a multi-class file system. Veritas Operating Corporation, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, November 6, 2007: US07293133 (207 worldwide citation)

System and method for performing operations in a multi-class file system without requiring split mirrors. For one or more storage classes in the multi-class file system, operations that require stable copies of the storage classes may be performed without using split mirrors. In one embodiment, read ...


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Bruce R Rabe, Mark Clifford, Norm Miles: Storage area network (SAN) management system for discovering SAN components using a SAN management server. Veritas Operating Corporation, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P c, March 20, 2007: US07194538 (205 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of a LUN security utility which provides LUN security operations including, but not limited to, searching for and locating one or more LUNs, LUN selection, LUN to disk array port binding, LUN masking and fabric zoning operations in one utility. Embodiments may provide a central user inte ...


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Jerre F Bowen, Anup R Mathkar, Rajat Mathur, Samina M A Syed, Thomas W Weimer, James E Bennett, Carl W Braganza, Tarun Dwivedi: System and method for an access layer application programming interface for managing heterogeneous components of a storage area network. Symantec Operating Corporation, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, July 15, 2008: US07401338 (196 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of an application programming interface (API) for a Storage Area Network (SAN) access layer. A SAN may include a SAN access layer as an interface between SAN components and client applications. A SAN access layer API may be provided which enables a client application to access SAN access ...


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Gregory L Slaughter, Thomas E Saulpaugh, Bernard A Traversat, Mohamed M Abdelaziz: Mechanism and apparatus for returning results of services in a distributed computing environment. Sun Microsystems, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, March 15, 2005: US06868447 (186 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for returning results of services within a distributed computing environment are provided. After a client invokes one or more functions of a service, results of the function(s) may be returned to the client in a plurality of ways: for example, in a message, in a space (e.g., a ne ...


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Robert E Beauchamp, Brian L Baker, James D Skufca, Brett K Wooldridge: Dynamic process-based enterprise computing system and method. Journee Software, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kilvin Kowert & Goetzel P C, September 16, 2003: US06621505 (174 worldwide citation)

Computer processes for carrying out almost any process may be defined as a series of steps using a plurality of standardized user-interface screens. These standardized interface screens may be linked together in predetermined orders to implement on a client computer activities for which the standard ...


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Alfred C Hartmann: Dynamically reconfigurable logic networks interconnected by fall-through FIFOs for flexible pipeline processing in a system-on-a-chip. Advanced Micro Devices, Robert C Kowert, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, August 1, 2000: US06096091 (173 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit comprising a plurality of reconfigurable logic networks, one or more buffers, a configuration control network, and an embedded processor, all comprised as an integral part of the integrated circuit, and a method of operation of the integrated circuit. One or more of the buffers ...


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William J Yeager, Rita Y Chen: Managing distribution of content using mobile agents in peer-topeer networks. Sun Microsystems, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, August 7, 2007: US07254608 (152 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of a system and method for using mobile agents for managing distribution of content in peer-to-peer networks. An initiating peer node may launch a mobile agent including an itinerary of a group of peer nodes configured to receive and share content from a distributor. The mobile agent may ...