1
Peter Nickolov, Bert Armijo, Vladimir Miloushev: Globally distributed utility computing cloud. CA, Baker Botts L, April 23, 2013: US08429630 (142 worldwide citation)

In at least one embodiment, the computing network may include multiple different data centers and/or server grids which are deployed different geographic locations. In at least one embodiment, at least some of the 20 server grids may be operable to provide on-demand, grid and/or utility computing re ...


2
Vladimir Miloushev, Peter Nickolov: Transaction aggregation in a switched file system. Z Force, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Gary S Williams, May 3, 2005: US06889249 (102 worldwide citation)

Client computers are decoupled from file servers in a computer network, by placing a network node, also termed a file switch or file switch computer, between the client computers and the file servers. To the client computers, the file switch appears to be a file server having enormous storage capabi ...


3
Vladimir Miloushev, Peter Nickolov: Metadata based file switch and switched file system. Attune Systems, Bromberg & Sunstein, June 3, 2008: US07383288 (100 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided in a computer network to decouple client computers from file servers, by placing a transparent network node, also termed a file switch or file switch computer, between the client computers and the file servers. Usage of such a file switch allows reduced latency i ...


4
Vladimir Miloushev, Peter Nickolov, Becky L Hester, Borislav S Marinov: Apparatus, method and system for aggregrating computing resources. 3Tera, Rosenberg Klein & Lee, May 27, 2008: US07380039 (100 worldwide citation)

A system for executing applications designed to run on a single SMP computer on an easily scalable network of computers, while providing each application with computing resources, including processing power, memory and others that exceed the resources available on any single computer. A server agent ...


5
Vladimir Miloushev, Peter Nickolov: Rule based aggregation of files and transactions in a switched file system. Attune Systems, Bromberg & Sunstein, March 31, 2009: US07512673 (50 worldwide citation)

A switched file system, also termed a file switch, is logically positioned between client computers and file servers in a computer network. The file switch distributes user files among multiple file servers using aggregated file, transaction and directory mechanisms. The file switch distributes and ...


6
Vladimir Miloushev, Peter Nickolov: Aggregated lock management for locking aggregated files in a switched file system. F5 Networks, Bromberg & Sunstein, March 24, 2009: US07509322 (33 worldwide citation)

A switched file system, also termed a file switch, is logically positioned between client computers and file servers in a computer network. The file switch distributes user files among multiple file servers using aggregated file, transaction and directory mechanisms. The file switch ensures consiste ...


7
Vladimir Miloushev, Peter Nickolov: Aggregated opportunistic lock and aggregated implicit lock management for locking aggregated files in a switched file system. F5 Networks, Nixon Peabody, August 31, 2010: US07788335 (29 worldwide citation)

A switched file system, also termed a file switch, is logically positioned between client computers and file servers in a computer network. The file switch distributes user files among multiple file servers using aggregated file, transaction and directory mechanisms. The file switch supports caching ...


8
Vladimir Miloushev, Peter Nickolov, Becky L Hester, Borislav S Marinov: Apparatus, method and system for aggregating computing resources. Computer Associates Think, Baker Botts L, April 26, 2011: US07934035 (24 worldwide citation)

A system for executing applications designed to run on a single SMP computer on an easily scalable network of computers, while providing each application with computing resources, including processing power, memory and others that exceed the resources available on any single computer. A server agent ...


9
Vladimir Miloushev, Peter Nickolov: Directory aggregation for files distributed over a plurality of servers in a switched file system. F5 Networks, LeClairRyan a Professional Corporation, March 12, 2013: US08396895 (23 worldwide citation)

A file switch, logically positioned between client computers and file servers in a computer network, distributes user files among multiple file servers using an aggregated directory mechanism. A hierarchical directory structure is created on the file servers and used to store metadata files, which s ...


10
Vladimir Miloushev, Peter Nickolov, Leonid Kalev: Apparatus, method and system for building software by composition. CA, Baker Botts, June 11, 2013: US08464214 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention is related to the field of real-time software, and, more specifically, to an apparatus, method and system for building complex high-performance software by composition.