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Prashant Modi, Amitabha Biswas, Yiu Yip, Doris Sayon, Kathryn Hampton, Mehrdad Khalili, Robert R Teisberg, Daniel N Cripe, Charles L Hudson: Aggregation of network resources providing offloaded connections between applications over a network. Hewlett Packard Development Company, July 22, 2008: US07403535 (62 worldwide citation)

A computer system aggregates a plurality of network resources of a computer system. The plurality of network resources forms a bypass stack operable to provide offloaded connections to one or more applications available on the computer system. Each of the applications is associated with a first port ...


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Amitabha Biswas, Uday S Nagaraj: Virtual ethernet port aggregation (VEPA)-enabled multi-tenant overlay network. International Business Machines Corporation, Zilka Kotab PC, December 9, 2014: US08908691 (11 worldwide citation)

In accordance with one embodiment, a system that may be used for enabling Virtual Ethernet Port Aggregation (VEPA) in an overlay network includes a host server providing a virtual switch, the virtual switch including logic adapted for receiving a packet from a first virtual machine (VM) on the host ...


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Amitabha Biswas, John I Buswell, Jayakrishna Kidambi, Harshad S Padhye, Vijoy Pandey, Dorit Rond: Method for providing location independent dynamic port mirroring on distributed virtual switches. International Business Machines Corporation, Yudell Isidore Ng Russell PLLC, February 4, 2014: US08645952 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for providing location independent dynamic port mirroring on distributed virtual switches is disclosed. A controller is provided to configure one or more virtual switches within a group of physical machines to appear as a set of distributed virtual switches. In response to the receipt of a ...


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Bhalachandra G Banavalikar, Amitabha Biswas, Vinit Jain, Jayakrishna Kidambi: Interoperability for distributed overlay virtual environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Sherman IP, Kenneth L Sherman, Steven Laut, August 29, 2017: US09749145 (7 worldwide citation)

A method includes receiving tunnel information and end point information in response to a request to a distributed cluster. A common tunnel type supported by a source switch and a destination switch is selected. A packet is encapsulated with the common tunnel type supported by the source switch and ...


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Sushma Anantharam, Amitabha Biswas, Harshad S Padhye: Load balancing for a virtual networking system. International Business Machines Corporation, Sherman IP, Kenneth L Sherman, Hemavathy Perumal, June 28, 2016: US09378068 (7 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide a method for load balancing a networking system comprising multiple computing nodes. The method comprises maintaining one or more data sets on at least one computing node. The method further comprises receiving, from each computing node, a load information unit f ...


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Bhalachandra G Banavalikar, Amitabha Biswas, Vinit Jain, Jayakrishna Kidambi: Interoperability for distributed overlay virtual environments. International Business Machines Corporation, Sherman IP, Kenneth L Sherman, Steven Laut, September 22, 2015: US09143582 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention relate to providing interoperability between hosts supporting multiple encapsulation. One embodiment includes a method that includes mapping packet encapsulation protocol type information for virtual switches. Each virtual switch is associated with one or more virtual ma ...


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Amitabha Biswas, Jayakrishna Kidambi, Nilanjan Mukherjee, Vijoy A Pandey: Virtual network overlays. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, October 21, 2014: US08867403 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems are provided for overlaying a virtual network on a physical network in a data center environment. An overlay system is arranged in an overlay virtual network to include an overlay agent and an overlay helper. The overlay agent is implemented in an access switch. The overlay helper is impleme ...


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Jayakrishna Kidambi, Amitabha Biswas, John Buswell, Dorit Rond: Operating virtual switches in a virtualized computing environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Yudell Isidore Ng Russell PLLC, July 29, 2014: US08793687 (4 worldwide citation)

A technique for operating a virtual switch includes determining network connection requirements for virtual machines controlled by a virtual machine monitor. Resources available, for processing data traffic of the virtual machines, are also determined. Finally, based on the network connection requir ...


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Amitabha Biswas, John I Buswell, Jayakrishna Kidambi, Harshad S Padhye, Vijoy Pandey, Dorit Rond: Method for providing location independent dynamic port mirroring on distributed virtual switches. International Business Machines Corporation, Yudell Isidore Ng Russell PLLC, January 21, 2014: US08635614 (3 worldwide citation)

Techniques for providing location independent dynamic port mirroring on distributed virtual switches is disclosed. A controller is provided to configure one or more virtual switches within a group of physical machines to appear as a set of distributed virtual switches. In response to the receipt of ...


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Amitabha Biswas, Jayakrishna Kidambi, Santosh Rajagopalan, Tang Gang: Load balancing overlay network traffic using a teamed set of network interface cards. International Business Machines Corporation, Zilka Kotab PC, October 27, 2015: US09172557 (3 worldwide citation)

A system includes a server including: logic adapted for receiving traffic from a virtual machine (VM), the traffic including at least one packet, logic adapted for hashing at least a portion of the at least one packet according to a hashing algorithm to obtain a hash value, and logic adapted for sel ...