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Juan A Coronado, Matthew J Kalos, Donald M Nordahl, Richard A Ripberger: Apparatus and method to control access to logical volumes using one or more copy services. International Business Machines Corporation, Dale F Regelman, May 26, 2005: US20050114465-A1

A method to control access to logical volumes disposed in one or more information storage and retrieval systems when using copy service relationships. The method provides a first information storage and retrieval system, a second information storage and retrieval system, and a plurality of host comp ...


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Steven M Blumenau, Yoav Raz: Virtual ports for data transferring of a data storage system. EMC Corporation, Howrey Simon Arnold & White, July 16, 2002: US06421711 (762 worldwide citation)

A storage controller has at least one physical data port for a data network including host processors. The storage controller is programmed to provide a plurality of virtual ports for access to storage, and a virtual switch for routing storage access requests from the physical port to the virtual po ...


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Theodore B Achacoso, D Wayne Silby: Centrifugal communication and collaboration method. GroupServe, Michael A Venable Gollin, December 12, 2000: US06161149 (514 worldwide citation)

A system and method for communicating information among members of a distributed discussion group having peripheral communication devices involves communication between the peripheral communication devices and a central agent. The central agent receives and stores messages intended for at least one ...


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Joel M Wein, John Josef Kloninger, Mark C Nottingham, David R Karger, Philip A Lisiecki: Content delivery network (CDN) content server request handling mechanism with metadata framework support. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, July 3, 2007: US07240100 (458 worldwide citation)

To serve content through a content delivery network (CDN), the CDN must have some information about the identity, characteristics and state of its target objects. Such additional information is provided in the form of object metadata, which according to the invention can be located in the request st ...


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Daniel M Lewin, Bruce Maggs, John Josef Kloninger: Internet content delivery service with third party cache interface support. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, March 7, 2006: US07010578 (287 worldwide citation)

Third party cache appliances are configured into a content delivery service to enable such devices to cache and serve content that has been tagged for delivery by the service. The invention enables the content delivery service to extend the reach of its network while taking advantage of high perform ...


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David B Witt, William M Johnson: High performance superscalar microprocessor including a common reorder buffer and common register file for both integer and floating point operations. Advanced Micro Devices, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, July 22, 1997: US05651125 (229 worldwide citation)

A superscalar microprocessor is provided which includes a integer functional unit and a floating point functional unit that share a high performance main data processing bus. The integer unit and the floating point unit also share a common reorder buffer, register file, branch prediction unit and lo ...


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John Crescenti, Srinivas Kavuri, David Alan Oshinsky, Anand Prahlad: Modular backup and retrieval system. CommVault Systems, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 17, 2008: US07389311 (211 worldwide citation)

The invention is a modular backup and retrieval system. The software modules making up the backup and retrieval system run independently, and can run either on the same computing devices or on different computing devices. The modular software system coordinates and performs backups of various comput ...


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Hemanth Srinivas Ravi, Anders Edgar Klemets, Navin Chaddha, David de Val: Dynamic bandwidth selection for efficient transmission of multimedia streams in a computer network. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 18, 2001: US06292834 (210 worldwide citation)

An efficient transmission protocol for transmitting multimedia streams from a server to a client computer over a diverse computer network including local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) such as the internet. The client computer includes a playout buffer, and the transmission rate ...


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Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Sanjay R Radia: Method and apparatus for dynamic cache preloading across a network. Sun Microsystems, O Melveny & Myers, August 1, 2000: US06098096 (190 worldwide citation)

A caching server that provides faster access times for independently operating network elements. The caching server initiates information transfer and holds the requested information in its memory, instead of caching information transfer in response to user requests. The caching server preloads info ...


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Alvin Pivowar, Steve Hanrahan, Pete Grillo: System and method for sharing data among a plurality of personal digital assistants. Palm, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, October 23, 2001: US06308201 (183 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for sharing data among a plurality of users. Included are a plurality of personal digital assistants, or PDA's, each suitable for storing a plurality of personal data sets thereon. Associated therewith is a server including a plurality of server data sets stored ...