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Kelvin Roderick Lawrence, Jay A Tunkel: Analysis and profiling of vehicle fleet data. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Stephen R Tkacs, January 7, 2003: US06505106 (202 worldwide citation)

Data records transmitted from a plurality of vehicles are collected at a central data repository, where realtime or batch analysis and profiling can take place to facilitate vehicle fleet maintenance. Preferably, each data record includes data derived by synchronizing on-board diagnostic computer ou ...


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Donald A Bourne, Christopher Shane Claussen, George Prentice Copeland, Matthew Dale McClain: Method and apparatus for invalidating data in a cache. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, David A Mims Jr, Stephen R Tkacs, June 24, 2003: US06584548 (168 worldwide citation)

A data processing system comprising a cache memory, wherein a cache entry containing data is stored in the cache memory. A cache coordinator, wherein the cache coordinator invalidates one or more cache entries in response to a signal. An ID-based invalidation process, wherein a cache entry is associ ...


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Ching Yun Chao, Patrick M Goal, Richard James McCarty: Method and apparatus for managing clustered computer systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Stephen R Tkacs, May 21, 2002: US06393485 (150 worldwide citation)

A clustered computer system provides both speed and reliability advantages. However, when communications between the clustered computers is compromised those same computers can become confused and corrupt database files. The present method and apparatus are used to improve the management of clustere ...


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Michael Wayne Brown, Kelvin Roderick Lawrence, Michael A Paolini: Web page thumbnails and user configured complementary information provided from a server. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Stephen R Tkacs, December 16, 2003: US06665838 (129 worldwide citation)

A method for presenting content from the page in a distributed database. In a preferred embodiment, a server receives a request from a client for a page from the database wherein the page has a plurality of links to linked pages in the database. The server retrieves the page and generates a set of t ...


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Chakkalamattam Jos Paul, Steven Michael French, Aidon Paul Jennery, Glenn Edwards Brew, James Richard Schoech: Server based configuration of network computers via machine classes. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Stephen R Tkacs, October 15, 2002: US06466972 (123 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system for creating server-managed configuration information for computing devices. The configuration information is composed of individual configuration components. The configuration components can be grouped for convenience into templates called machine classes, wh ...


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Stuart Jarriel, Michael McNally: System, method and computer program product for monitoring in a distributed computing environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Stephen R Tkacs, April 22, 2003: US06553403 (99 worldwide citation)

A method of monitoring in a distributed computer network having a management server servicing a set of managed computers. The method begins by deploying a management infrastructure across a given subset of the managed computers, the management infrastructure comprising a runtime environment installe ...


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John Maddalozzo Jr, Gerald Francis McBrearty, Johnny Meng Han Shieh: Method and apparatus for implementing direct link selection of cached, previously visited links in nested web pages. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Volel Emile, Stephen R Tkacs, October 14, 2003: US06633316 (91 worldwide citation)

A pointer is added to each web page identifier which points to the previous linking web page in the navigational path. Another pointer maybe added to each web page identifier which points to the next linking web page in the navigational path. In other embodiments, pointers may be added which reflect ...


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John Elderton, Ronald L Heiney, Kevin Thomas McDonald, Mike Moran, Joseph Laurence Saunders: Method for displaying a network topology for a task deployment service. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Stephen R Tkacs, November 5, 2002: US06477572 (91 worldwide citation)

A method for displaying a network topology begins by presenting a user a set of attributes for network objects in the network. The user the selects a given attribute and an attribute value. A mapper routine of the invention then builds a topology map that includes at least one icon representing netw ...


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Viktors Berstis: Method and system for making a charged telephone call during an Internet browsing session. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Stephen R Tkacs, May 27, 2003: US06570870 (84 worldwide citation)

A calling service is provided within a conventional Internet operating environment wherein client machines connect to the Internet via an Internet service provider (ISP). The ISP provides Internet access to the users for a time-based or usage-based service fee. According to the invention, a client m ...


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Michael McNally, Brian Jay Vetter: System, method and computer program product for discovery in a distributed computing environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Stephen R Tkacs, April 15, 2003: US06549932 (83 worldwide citation)

A large distributed enterprise includes computing resources including a management server servicing a plurality of endpoint machines. A management infrastructure include a runtime engine is deployed on given endpoint machines. In response to a task deployment request at an administrative server, dis ...