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Swee B Lim, Sanjay R Radia, Thomas K Wong, Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Robert J Goedman: Secure DHCP server. Sun Microsystems, Graham & James, March 16, 1999: US05884024 (210 worldwide citation)

A preferred embodiment of the present invention includes a method and apparatus for allocating and using IP addresses in a network of client systems. More specifically, the present invention includes a DHCP server that leases IP addresses to the client systems. The DHCP server works in combination w ...


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Sanjay R Radia, Swee Boon Lim, Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Thomas K Wong, Robert J Goedman, Michael W Patrick: Method and apparatus for dynamic packet filter assignment. Sun Microsystems, Graham & James, December 8, 1998: US05848233 (184 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a method and apparatus for filtering IP packets based on events within a computer network. More specifically, the present invention includes a services management system, or SMS. The SMS manages network connections between a series of client systems and a router. An ac ...


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Peter W Madany, Thomas K Wong, Michael N Nelson: File system level compression using holes. Sun Microsystems, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, June 30, 1998: US05774715 (167 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and computer-usable medium for compressing data in a file system utilizing the concept of "holes". A mapping table in a file system maps the logical blocks of a file to actual physical blocks on disk where the data is stored. Blocks may be arranged in units of a cluster, and the ...


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Thomas K Wong, Sanjay R Radia, Swee Boon Lim, Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Robert J Goedman: Method and apparatus for controlling access to services within a computer network. Sun Microsystems, Graham & James, November 10, 1998: US05835727 (165 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling access to services within a computer network is provided. More specifically, the present invention includes a services management system, or SMS. The SMS manages network connections between a series of client systems and a router. An access network control serv ...


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Sanjay R Radia, Thomas K Wong, Swee B Lim, Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Robert J Goedman, Michael W Patrick: Method for using DHCP and marking to override learned IP addesseses in a network. Sun Microsystems, Graham & James, July 13, 1999: US05922049 (109 worldwide citation)

A preferred embodiment of the present invention includes a method and apparatus for routing an IP packets in a network of client systems. The router forwards IP packets between the client systems and the server systems. More specifically, the router can be pre-configured to include one or more "rout ...


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Theron D Tock, Thomas K Wong: Efficient hash table for use in multi-threaded environments. Sun Mircrosystems, Holland & Hart, September 5, 2000: US06115802 (101 worldwide citation)

A lockless-lookup hash table for use in a multi-threaded processing system has a memory whose storage locations hold elements. Each memory location is uniquely identified by an index value, and each element includes a key and a value. The target location for storing an input value is determined by g ...


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Thomas K Wong, Swee B Lim, Sanjay R Radia, Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Robert J Goedman, Michael W Patrick: Method and apparatus for assignment of IP addresses. Sun Microsystems, Motorola, O Melveny & Myers, June 6, 2000: US06073178 (93 worldwide citation)

A preferred embodiment of the present invention includes a method and apparatus for allocating and using IP addresses in a network of client systems. More specifically, the present invention includes a router which monitors the assignments of IP addresses by a DHCP server. As each IP address is assi ...


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Thomas K Wong, Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Anand Iyengar, Rajeev Chawla: Extended storage capacity for a network file server. NeoPath Networks, July 4, 2006: US07072917 (82 worldwide citation)

A NAS switch provides extended storage capacity to a file server in a decentralized storage network such as a NAS (Network Attached Storage) storage network. The NAS switch sits in the data path of a client on the front end and a directory file server and shadow file servers on the back end. A segre ...


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Thomas K Wong, Peter W Madany: Disk fragmentation reduction using file allocation tables. Sun Microsystems, Beyer & Weaver, March 30, 1999: US05890169 (64 worldwide citation)

A combined file allocation table file system (CFAT file system) uses two or more FAT file systems with different cluster sizes to form a single user visible FAT file system to reduce disk fragmentation. The FAT file system having the largest cluster size is used to store all of the other small FAT f ...


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Thomas K Wong, Theron D Tock: Multi-threaded processing system having a cache that is commonly accessible to each thread. Sun Microsystems, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, December 23, 1997: US05701432 (60 worldwide citation)

A multi-threaded processing system has a cache that is commonly accessible to each thread. The cache has a plurality of entries for storing items, each entry being identified by an entry number. The location in the cache of an item that includes a first key is determined by supplying the first key t ...



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