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Gregory P Hassett, Harry Collins, Vibha Dayal: Apparatus, method and article of manufacture for servicing client requests on a network. PointCast, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 9, 2001: US06173311 (259 worldwide citation)

A server services client requests in an improved manner by a utilizing a combination of sending an id of the last article that has been previously sent to the client, load balancing servers to provide efficient servicing of clients and providing redundant servers so that a failure of any one server ...


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Yi Hsin Sung, Vibha Dayal, Satish Ramakrishnan: Method and apparatus for reestablishing network connections in a multi-router network. Pointcast, Blakely SokoLoff Taylor & Zafman, May 1, 2001: US06226684 (106 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for routing network messages from a client to a server bypassing a router which requires that the router, in one embodiment, maintain a table to record where the client's communications were redirected in previous communications. This allows the router to reestablish a ...