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Paul M Bober, Uresh Vahalia, Aju John, Jeffrey L Alexander, Uday K Gupta: Concurrent file across at a target file server during migration of file systems between file servers using a network file system access protocol. EMC Corporation, Richard C Auchterlonic, Novak Druce & Quigg, August 30, 2005: US06938039 (146 worldwide citation)

A file system is migrated from a source file server to a target file server in a data network while permitting clients to have concurrent read/write access to the file system. The target file server issues directory read requests and file read requests to the source file server in accordance with a ...


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Paul M Bober: Methods and apparatus for providing access by a first computing system to data stored in a shared storage device managed by a second computing system. EMC Corporation, Barry W Chapin Esq, Chapin & Huang, April 6, 2004: US06718372 (89 worldwide citation)

The system of the invention is a data server that can provide access to data, such as mainframe data, by open systems platforms. The system includes a shared storage interface coupling a first computing system to a shared storage device in which the shared data is maintained by a second computing sy ...


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Jeffrey L Alexander, Paul M Bober, Rui Liang: Methods and apparatus for accessing data using a cache. EMC Corporation, Barry W Chapin Esq, Chapin & Huang, July 20, 2004: US06766418 (85 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms and techniques disclose a system that provides access to data using a two part cache. The system receives a data access request containing a first data reference, such as an open systems request to access data. The system then obtains a history cache entry from a history cache based on th ...


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Paul M Bober: Financial policy change advisor. Intuit, Osha • Liang, January 17, 2012: US08099309 (37 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a computer implemented method of estimating a first financial outcome. The computer implemented method involves obtaining financial data associated with an entity, selecting a first proposed financial policy impacting the entity, applying the first proposed financial policy ...


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Paul M Bober, Jason D Lindholm, Jeffrey L Alexander, Sheldon Lowenthal: Method and apparatus for provisioning storage resources. EMC Corporation, Muirhead and Saturnelli, May 17, 2011: US07945669 (8 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically provisioning at least a portion of a computer system to meet a specification provided in a provisioning request. In one embodiment, the provisioning includes provisioning at least one resource from each of at least one host computer, at least one storage syst ...


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Jeffrey L Alexander, Paul M Bober, Rui Liang: Methods and apparatus for accessing data using a cache. EMC Corporation, Barry W Chapin Esq, Chapin & Huang, May 3, 2005: US06889292 (2 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms and techniques disclose a system that provides access to data using a two part cache. The system receives a data access request containing a first data reference, such as an open systems request to access data. The system then obtains a history cache entry from a history cache based on th ...


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Paul M Bober: Notification and correction of E-filing rejections. Intuit, Osha • Liang, February 28, 2012: US08126786 (1 worldwide citation)

An electronic filing system may electronically file a tax return created by a user using a tax preparation application. The electronic filing system may receive an error indication from a taxing authority identifying a specific tax return error. The electronic filing system may create an error notif ...


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Stephen Todd, Michel Fisher, Paul M Bober, Steven M Blumenau: Workflow database for scalable storage service. EMC Corporation, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, October 1, 2013: US08549048

A method of managing workflows related to storage services provided by a service provider to a customer (via a management system) is presented. The management system includes a Web server and a workflow process. The Web server presents to a customer a task screen (or set of task screens) for a custo ...


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Paul M Bober, Jason D Lindholm, Jeffrey L Alexander, Sheldon Lowenthal: Method and apparatus for provisioning storage resources. Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, Federal Reserve Plaza, May 6, 2004: US20040088417-A1

A method and apparatus for automatically provisioning at least a portion of a computer system to meet a specification provided in a provisioning request. In one embodiment, the provisioning includes provisioning at least one resource from each of at least one host computer, at least one storage syst ...


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Stephen Todd, Michel Fisher, Paul M Bober: Pluggable devices services and events for a scalable storage service architecture. Daly Crowley & Mofford, May 22, 2003: US20030097445-A1

Modular resource configuration management in a service provider management system (SPMS) that connects to storage resources in a datacenter controlled by a service provider and a database that stores information about the datacenter and customers that receive the storage resources as a service is de ...