1
Randal Chilton Burns, Inderpal Singh Narang: Continuous availability and efficient backup for externally referenced objects. International Business Machines Corporation, James C Gray Cary Ware Freidenrich Pintner, July 11, 2000: US06088694 (276 worldwide citation)

A computing system provides continuous availability of data files that are maintained at a file management system and linked to a database management system (DBMS) through a Datalink data type, even while any particular file is being changed with DBMS append or update operations. When a file is link ...


2
Luis Felipe Cabrera, Chandrasekaran Mohan, Inderpal Singh Narang: Method and means for backup and restoration of a database system linked to a system for filing data. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, September 17, 2002: US06453325 (157 worldwide citation)

In a database system with linkage between data in the database system and files in a system for filing data which is external to the database system (“the filing system”), backup and restoration of the database are coordinated with the filing system. Backup of a referenced file is initiated when the ...


3
Hui I Hsiao, Inderpal Singh Narang: Update support in database content management. International Business Machines Corporation, David A Hall, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, May 13, 2003: US06564215 (131 worldwide citation)

A computer system updates a data object that is maintained in data storage external to a database management system (DBMS), after receiving an update request from a DBMS client for the data object, by first scheduling the update request with the DBMS to provide access to the external data object, th ...


4
Hui I Hsiao, Kiran Mehta, Inderpal Singh Narang: Method for database assisted file system restore. International Business Machines Corporation, Randy W Lacasse, Khanh Q Tran Esq, Lacasse & Associates, December 17, 2002: US06496944 (104 worldwide citation)

Recovery of a filesystem directory structure is performed to restore it to any point in time and also to synchronize a database restore and a filesystem restore to bring the two restores to a database consistent state. A database management system (DBMS) manages external files and hierarchical direc ...


5
Luis Felipe Cabrera, Inderpal Singh Narang, Robert Michael Rees: Method and means for linking a database system with a system for filing data. International Business Machines Corporation, Gray Cary Ware Freidenrich, February 22, 2000: US06029160 (99 worldwide citation)

Extensions to a database system provide linkage between data in the database system and files in a system for filing data which is external to the database system ("the filing system"). The linkage includes an external file reference (efr) data type which is defined in the database system for refere ...


6
Inderpal Singh Narang, Karen Wolfe Brannon, Suparna Bhattacharya, Hui I Hsiao: Method of maintaining data consistency in a loose transaction model. International Business Machines Corporation, William H Steinberg, Karuna Ojanen, March 29, 2005: US06874001 (48 worldwide citation)

A method, an apparatus, a system, a computer program product, and a computer program are disclosed for maintaining consistency of object content (252) and metadata (204) related to the object (252) in a loose transaction model, preferably using SQL Mediated Object Manipulation (SMOM), for object and ...


7
Robert David Goldring, Joshua Wai Ho Hui, Inderpal Singh Narang: System and method for replicating external files and database metadata pertaining thereto. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, April 22, 2003: US06553391 (39 worldwide citation)

A system and method for replicating files in a source file system that is linked to a source DBMS which stores metadata pertaining to files in the source file system. The files and metadata are replicated to a target system having a target file system linked to a target DBMS. File references are als ...


8
Suparna Bhattacharya, Karen W Brannon, Inderpal Singh Narang: Client-server filter computing system supporting relational database records and linked external files operable for distributed file system. International Business Machines Corporation, T Rao Coca Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, April 27, 2004: US06728716 (31 worldwide citation)

A client-server computing system is disclosed for supporting relational database records and linked external files. The system comprises one or more servers for storing external files, and a plurality of clients interlinked by a network. Each of the servers and certain of the clients have respective ...


9
David Arlen Elko, Steven Bruce Jones, Jeffrey W Josten, Inderpal Singh Narang, Jeffrey M Nick, Kelly B Pushong, David Harold Surman, James Zu Chia Teng: Castout processing for duplexed cache structures. International Business Machines Corporation, William A Kinnaman Jr Esq, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, August 20, 2002: US06438654 (30 worldwide citation)

Castout processing for duplexed data structures. A selective data item is written from a primary instance of a data structure to at least one storage medium. A determination is made as to whether the selective data item can be deleted from a secondary instance of the data structure. If the selective ...


10
Nagraj Ramachandran Alur, Vitthal M Gogate, Inderpal Singh Narang, Ramani Ranjan Routray, Mahadevan Subramanian: System and method for automatically and dynamically optimizing application data resources to meet business objectives. International Business Machines Corporation, Samuel A Kassatly, July 17, 2007: US07246254 (28 worldwide citation)

A system and method to automatically and dynamically optimize available resources to meet application data availability and business objectives. In one embodiment, a backup and data recovery system continually and dynamically adjust to the backup and recovery or restore process depending on the cust ...