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Ross Bevan Engers, Stefan Letz: Disk replacement using a predictive statistical model. Amazon Technologies, Baker & Hostetler, January 10, 2017: US09542296 (2 worldwide citation)

In a provider network, attributes of one of a plurality of storage devices of the provider network are identified for failure monitoring. Based on a failure prediction model, a predicted probability of failure of the selected storage device is determined. The failure prediction model is based on his ...


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Ross Bevan Engers, Jaco Hermanus Gabriel Le Roux: Application programming interface as a service. Amazon Technologies, Baker & Hostetler, December 5, 2017: US09836339 (2 worldwide citation)

Techniques are disclosed for providing an application programming interface (API) as a service. In embodiments, a client provides code to be executed along with a configuration file for that code. Based on that, virtual machine(s) and load balancer(s) may be selected, a domain name service configure ...


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Brian Frederick Mulder, Ross Bevan Engers, Joshua Mentz, Ronen Dov Agranat, Willem Jacob Buys, Timothy Ralph Sjoberg, James Alfred Gordon Greenfield: Rule-based actions for resources in a distributed execution environment. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 9, 2017: US09647896

A distributed execution environment provides resources such as computing resources, hardware resources, and software resources. Resource action rules (“rules”) may be defined and associated with resources in the distributed execution environment. The rules may be evaluated based upon resource state ...


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Stefan Letz, Ross Bevan Engers, Daniel Bauman, Willem Jacob Buys, Timothy Ralph Sjoberg, Ronen Dov Agranat, Aidan Musnitzky, Joshua Mentz, Brian Frederick Mulder: Managing restricted access resources. Amazon Technologies, Hogan Lovells US, April 12, 2016: US09313208

Entities such as resource and service providers can utilize a ticketing system to define operational actions as primitives that can be stored, combined into more complex workflows, and executed in a restricted zone wherein a portion of the resources or services are not directly accessible to those p ...


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Ross Bevan Engers: Rotational maintenance of database partitions. Amazon Technologies, Baker & Hostetler, October 4, 2016: US09460126

A distributed database management system may comprise a group of partitions that includes a master writeable partition and one or more additional partitions that act as read-only replicas of the master. A rotational mechanism for performing maintenance operations on non-master partitions may be empl ...


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Ross Bevan Engers, Benjamin van der Merwe, David Daniel de Bruyn, Natu Lauchande, Christo Pierre Langenhoven, Jaco Hermanus Gabriel Le Roux, Oliver Nigel Nightingale: Providing a file system interface to network-accessible computing resources. Amazon Technologies, Seed IP Law Group, June 6, 2017: US09674275

Techniques are described for providing a file system interface for use with network-accessible computing resources (e.g., located in a data center). A client computing device of a user may display information regarding at least some such computing resources to the user using a visual representation ...


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Stefan Letz, Ross Bevan Engers, Daniel Bauman, Willem Jacob Buys, Timothy Ralph Sjoberg, Ronen Dov Agranat, Aidan Musnitzky, Joshua Mentz, Brian Frederick Mulder: Interacting with restricted environments. Amazon Technologies, Hogan Lovells US, November 3, 2015: US09178867

A computer-implemented method includes recording one or more actions being performed by an agent using at least one resource of a resource provider environment, the at least one resource being associated with a non-restricted zone in the resource provider environment. The method includes creating a ...