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Edgar W Swank: Method for communicating changes made to text form a text processor to a remote host. International Business Machines Corporation, Shelley M Beckstrand, R Bruce Brodie, Henry E Otto Jr, February 3, 1987: US04641274 (310 worldwide citation)

A method of editing at a processor text formed by lines of characters received by the processor from a remote source whereby communication between the processor and the remote source is minimized. The method steps at the text processor include (a) generating a respective checking number correspondin ...


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Thomas P Daniell, Robert C Harding Jr, Neil J Lewis, Sven H H Nauckhoff: Method for the dynamic replication of data under distributed system control to control utilization of resources in a multiprocessing, distributed data base system. International Business Machines Corporation, Shelley M Beckstrand, February 14, 1984: US04432057 (206 worldwide citation)

A method for dynamic replication of data under distributed system control to control the utilization of resources in a multiprocessing, distributed data base system. Previously, systems providing for data replication at nodes of a multiprocessing, distributed data base system required that a central ...


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Edward B Boden, Franklin A Gruber, Mark J Melville, Frank V Paxhia, Michael D Williams: System and method for managing security objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Shelley M Beckstrand, December 11, 2001: US06330562 (196 worldwide citation)

A data model for abstracting customer-defined VPN security policy information. By employing this model, a VPN node (computer system existing in a Virtual Private Network) can gather policy configuration information for itself through a GUY, or some distributed policy source, store this information i ...


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Patrick F Dutton: Apparatus for automatically correcting erroneous data and for storing the corrected data in a common pool alternate memory array. International Business Machines, Curtis G Rose, John H Bouchard, Shelley M Beckstrand, March 31, 1987: US04654847 (182 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed which detects the existence of an error, in a computer system, corrects the error, and takes steps to ensure that the error will never again re-occur. The error resides in the integrity of data stored in a main memory. When the data is read from memory and found to be erron ...


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Robert W Anderson, May L Gee, Alice K McMullen: Transaction execution system with improved key function versatility. International Business Machines Corporation, Shelley M Beckstrand, March 9, 1982: US04319336 (163 worldwide citation)

A transaction execution system is provided in which key initiated transaction requests at a terminal remote from and in communication with a host data processing system are processed at the terminal under the selective control of the host. Each active transaction key at the terminal keyboard is assi ...


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Dieter Gawlick, James N Gray, Wallace M Iimura, Ronald L Obermarck: Method and apparatus for logging journal data using a log write ahead data set. International Business Machines Corporation, Shelley M Beckstrand, R Bruce Brodie, March 26, 1985: US04507751 (161 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a computing apparatus and method for maintaining a journal log. The computing apparatus includes volatile storage for storing a log buffer and a non-volatile storage for storing a journal log. Non-volatile storage means are provided for storing in a write-ahead data set a plur ...


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Ronald L Obermarck, Jimmy P Strickland, Vern L Watts: Method and means for the sharing of data resources in a multiprocessing, multiprogramming environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Shelley M Beckstrand, August 16, 1983: US04399504 (142 worldwide citation)

Data resources are shared by applications executing on a plurality of central electronic complexes. Each complex of a pair includes a resource lock manager (IRLM) which maintains the hold and wait locks for applications executing on the complex and selected wait locks for the other complex. Selectiv ...


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Edward Barnes Boden, Robert Christian Hansen, Michael Anthony Leska, Frank Vincent Paxhia, Scott Anthony Sylvester: Method and apparatus for building and running workflow process models using a hypertext markup language. International Business Machines Corporation, Shelley M Beckstrand, July 27, 1999: US05930512 (136 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and computer implemented method for process modeling using both a web server and a workflow server in process definition. During buildtime, a process definition in the language of some workflow process modeler is fed to transform f(p), which provides a translate process definition into a h ...


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Earle H Jenner: Method and apparatus for restarting a computing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Shelley M Beckstrand, Henry E Otto Jr, March 3, 1987: US04648031 (134 worldwide citation)

A programming method and structure for operating a computing system to restart a total subsystem or a subset of that subsystem to an operable state following a total interruptions (system failure or termination, either normal or abnormal). The subsystem isolates inoperable resources while permitting ...


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James William Feeney, Howard Thomas Olnowich, George William Wilhelm Jr: Multi-tasking adapter for parallel network applications. International Business Machines Corporation, Shelley M Beckstrand, June 6, 2000: US06072781 (127 worldwide citation)

A communications apparatus is provided comprising a plurality of FIFO buffers, each with independent control and priority logic under software control for supporting different types of message traffic, both send and receive, such as comprise a multimedia server system. Processor software directs mes ...