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Robert A Hirschfeld, Dave D McCrory: Virtualized logical server cloud providing non-deterministic allocation of logical attributes of logical servers to physical resources. Surgient, Gary R Stanford, April 12, 2005: US06880002 (159 worldwide citation)

A virtualized logical server cloud that enables logical servers to exist independent of physical servers that instantiate the logical servers. Servers are treated as logical resources in order to create a logical server cloud. The logical attributes of a logical server are non-deterministically allo ...


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Dave D McCrory, Robert A Hirschfeld: Virtual server cloud interfacing. Surgient, Gary R Stanford, August 11, 2009: US07574496 (81 worldwide citation)

A server cloud manager (SCM) for controlling logical servers and physical resources that form a virtualized logical server cloud. The SCM includes multiple core components and one or more interface components. The core components serve as a shared foundation to collectively manage events, validate a ...


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Robert A Hirschfeld, Dave D McCrory: Near on-line server. Surgient, Gary R Stanford, January 24, 2006: US06990666 (80 worldwide citation)

A dynamic state manager (DSM) for a server cloud manager (SCM) of a virtualized logical server cloud including a resource definition, a rules module and a state manager engine. The resource definition incorporates information of the available physical and logical resources of the server cloud, inclu ...


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Robert A Hirschfeld, C Evan Pollan, Dave D McCrory: Server file management. Surgient, Gary R Stanford, August 14, 2007: US07257584 (46 worldwide citation)

A virtual hard drive (VHD) file manager system for a virtualized logical server cloud including a master repository and a VHD file manager. The VHD interfaces virtualization software and a server cloud manager to manage VHDs for logical servers of the server cloud. The master repository stores multi ...


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Dave D McCrory, Robert A Hirschfeld: Shared nothing virtual cluster. Surgient, Gary R Stanford, October 23, 2007: US07287186 (34 worldwide citation)

A shared-nothing virtual cluster including multiple virtual servers located on a corresponding number of physical servers linked together via a network. The virtual servers collectively form an active/passive (A/P) cluster including an active virtual server and at least one passive server. The share ...


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Scott C Johnson, Dave D McCrory: Network abstraction and isolation layer for masquerading machine identity of a computer. Surgient, Gary R Stanford, August 3, 2010: US07769004 (11 worldwide citation)

A network abstraction and isolation layer (NAIL) for masquerading the machine identity of a computer in a network to enable the computer to communicate in the network with a different machine identity including an isolated network interface for communicating with the computer, an abstraction network ...


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Charles A Willman, Scott C Johnson, Dave D McCrory, Robert A Hirschfeld: Network abstraction and isolation layer rules-based federation and masquerading. Surgient, Gary R Stanford, January 5, 2010: US07643484 (9 worldwide citation)

A computer system of a federation coupled to a network including a server having an internal address associated with a first subnet and a network abstraction and isolation layer rules-based federation and masquerading (NAIL RBFM) interface that interfaces the server with the network. The NAIL RBFM i ...


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Scott C Johnson, Dave D McCrory: Network abstraction and isolation layer for masquerading machine identity of a computer. Quest Software, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 11, 2012: US08331391

A network abstraction and isolation layer (NAIL) for masquerading the machine identity of a computer in a network to enable the computer to communicate in the network with a different machine identity including an isolated network interface for communicating with the computer, an abstraction network ...


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Dave D McCrory, Robert A Hirschfeld: Shared nothing virtual cluster. Surgient, Law Offices Of Gary R Stanford, December 2, 2004: US20040243650-A1

A shared-nothing virtual cluster including multiple virtual servers located on a corresponding number of physical servers linked together via a network. The virtual servers collectively form an active/passive (A/P) cluster including an active virtual server and at least one passive server. The share ...


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Robert A Hirschfeld, Dave D McCrory: Near on-line servers. Gary R Stanford, Law Offices of Gary R Stanford, September 18, 2003: US20030177176-A1

A dynamic state manager (DSM) for a server cloud manager (SCM) of a virtualized logical server cloud including a resource definition, a rules module and a state manager engine. The resource definition incorporates information of the available physical and logical resources of the server cloud, inclu ...