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Harley Al Beier, Robert Frederic Kern, David Wayne Moore, Karen Alicia Ranson, Vern Lee Watts: Synchronizing recovery log having time stamp to a remote site for disaster recovery of a primary database having related hierarchial and relational databases. International Business Machines Corporation, Gray Cary Ware Freidenrich, May 16, 2000: US06065018 (247 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus to synchronize recovery logs transmitted to a remote site for recovering related databases having different logical structuring. In one embodiment, the related databases are a hierarchial structured database such as IMS and a relational structured database such as DB2.


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David Wayne Moore, Karen Alicia Ranson, Lawrence Edward Sullivan, Donald Prentiss Terry, Gregory Walter Vance, Vern Lee Watts: Database recovery to any point in time in an online environment utilizing disaster recovery technology. International Business Machines Corporation, Sawyer Law Group, May 4, 2004: US06732123 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for merging log data for recovering one or more database data sets to any point-in-time in a single pass of log data sets. Using disaster recovery technology, the invention may be implemented to provide a method to reduce the time that a broken database is unavailable by proce ...


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Shyh Mei Ho, Vern Lee Watts: Apparatus, method, and article of manufacture for client-side optimistic locking in a stateless environment. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Thompson, Madson & Metcalf, June 4, 2002: US06401103 (17 worldwide citation)

The invention is an optimistic locking mechanism which allows Internet access to a database while maintaining data integrity in a stateless web environment. One embodiment of the invention incorporates a conventional IMS residing on a host computer and includes a generic transaction module which ret ...


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Merle R Beghtel, Harley Al Beier, Charles Alexander Goodwyn Jr, Dean Lynn Grover, Claudia Si man Ho, Percy Tzu jung Li, Joaquin Ramirez, Vern Lee Watts: Method, computer program product, and system for a self-throttled computing task. International Business Machines Corporation, Kunzler & Associates, August 15, 2006: US07093253 (5 worldwide citation)

A throttling specification is received by a computer task to direct the computer task's usage of critical computer resources, such as CPU cycles. The computer task comprises units of work, and the elapsed time of each unit of work is calculated as each unit of work completes. Upon the completion of ...


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Harley A Beier, Dean Lynn Grover, Claudia Si man Ho, Percy Tzu jung Li, Vern Lee Watts: Method, computer program product, and system for file and record selection utilizing a fuzzy data record pointer. International Business Machines Corporation, Gregory M Plow, July 6, 2004: US06760713 (3 worldwide citation)

A fuzzy data record pointer is utilized for identification of both a target file and a target data record within the target file. A target data record is accessed from a target file, selected from a set of N related files, utilizing a fuzzy data record pointer (“fuzzy”, as used herein, means that th ...


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Steven Michael Bock, Thomas Phillip Bridges, Richard G Hannan, Steve T Kuo, Richard Schneider, Judy Y Tse, Vern Lee Watts, Jack Chiu Chiu Yuan, Jerome Joseph Zentner, Mark Neal Ziebarth: System and method for processing transactions in a multisystem database environment. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, July 29, 2008: US07406511 (2 worldwide citation)

A system for satisfying a request from a client for a send-then-commit transaction includes a front-end information management system (IMS) server. Shared message queues (SMQ) communicate with the front-end IMS server and plural back-end IMS. The front-end IMS server receives the request from the cl ...


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Steven Michael Bock, Thomas Phillip Bridges, Richard G Hannan, Steve T Kuo, Richard Schneider, Judy Y Tse, Vern Lee Watts, Jack Chiu Chiu Yuan, Jerome Joseph Zentner, Mark Neal Ziebarth: System and method for processing transactions in a multisystem database environment. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, October 12, 2010: US07814176

A system for satisfying a request from a client for a send-then-commit transaction includes a front-end information management system (IMS) server. Shared message queues (SMQ) communicate with the front-end IMS server and plural back-end IMS. The front-end IMS server receives the request from the cl ...


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Steven Michael Bock, Thomas Phillip Bridges, Richard G Hannan, Steve T Kuo, Richard Schneider, Judy Y Tse, Vern Lee Watts, Jack Chiu Chiu Yuan, Jerome Joseph Zentner, Mark Neal Ziebarth: System and method for processing transactions in a multisystem database environment. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, Rogitz & Associates, February 26, 2004: US20040039777-A1

A system for satisfying a request from a client for a send-then-commit transaction includes a front-end information management system (IMS) server. Shared message queues (SMQ) communicate with the front-end IMS server and plural back-end IMS. The front-end IMS server receives the request from the cl ...


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Merle R Beghtel, Harley Al Beier, Charles Alexander Goodwyn, Dean Lynn Grover, Claudia Si man Ho, Percy Tzu jung Li, Joaquin Ramirez, Vern Lee Watts: Method, computer program product, and system for a self-throttled computing task. International Business Machines Corporation, International Business Machines, May 8, 2003: US20030088605-A1

A throttling specification is received by a computer task to direct the computer task's usage of critical computer resources, such as CPU cycles. The computer task comprises units of work, and the elapsed time of each unit of work is calculated as each unit of work completes. Upon the completion of ...


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Steven Michael Bock, Thomas Phillip Bridges, Richard G Hannan, Steve T Kuo, Richard Schneider, Judy Y Tse, Vern Lee Watts, Jack Chiu Chiu Yuan, Jerome Joseph Zentner, Mark Neal Ziebarth: System and method for processing transactions in a multisystem database environment. Rogitz & Associates, September 18, 2008: US20080228872-A1

A system for satisfying a request from a client for a send-then-commit transaction includes a front-end information management system (IMS) server. Shared message queues (SMQ) communicate with the front-end IMS server and plural back-end IMS. The front-end IMS server receives the request from the cl ...