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Purushotham Kola
Arvind Srinivasamoorthy, Purushotham Kola, Ravindran Sankaran, Annaji Garimella, Raghavateja Kalapatapu, Thirupathi Reddy Annadi, Mark James Glenn Craig, Nan Xie: Techniques for rapid deployment of service artifacts. Oracle International Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 3, 2013: US08527985 (5 worldwide citation)

A framework (referred to herein as Application Integration Architecture, or AIA) that formalizes and orchestrates activities in an SOA development lifecycle. In one set of embodiments, AIA can capture development-related information in a shared data store and cause the information to flow in an auto ...


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Michael G Mikurak: Providing collaborative installation management in a network-based supply chain environment. Accenture, Rambed Nader, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, August 12, 2003: US06606744 (1100 worldwide citation)

A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for collaborative installation management in a network-based supply chain environment. According to an embodiment of the invention, telephone calls, data and other multimedia information are routed through a network system which includes trans ...


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Rick Fletcher, Pei Chen Lin: Method and apparatus for automatically updating software components on end systems over a network. 3Com Corporation, Kenneth R Allen, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 28, 1999: US06009274 (690 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically updating software components in one or more agents (end systems) in a network. An ASU server generates a multicast request to agents within its network domain, identifying the newest, available versions of software components that may be installed on the agen ...


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Paul England, John D DeTreville, Butler W Lampson: Loading and identifying a digital rights management operating system. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, December 4, 2001: US06327652 (452 worldwide citation)

The identity of an operating system running on a computer is determined from an identity associated with an initial component for the operating system, combined with identities of additional components that are loaded afterwards. Loading of a digital rights management operating system on a subscribe ...


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Srivatsan Parthasarathy, Hadi Partovi, Benjamin W Slivka, Charles E Kindel Jr: Automatic software downloading from a computer network. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, February 12, 2002: US06347398 (390 worldwide citation)

A method and system to automatically locate, download, verify, install, register and display computer software components from a computer network like the Internet or an intranet. The method and system is used to provide dynamic or interactive multimedia components in HTML documents with HTML tags. ...


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Jonathan A Forbes, Jeremy D Stone, Srivatsan Parthasarathy, Michael J Toutonghi, Michael V Sliger: Software package management. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, April 30, 2002: US06381742 (389 worldwide citation)

A software package manager uses a distribution unit containing components for a software package and a manifest file that describes the distribution unit to manage the installation, execution, and uninstallation of software packages on a computer. Information in the manifest file pertaining to a sof ...


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Seamus Donohue: Distribution of software updates via a computer network. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeanine S Ray Yarletts, March 6, 2001: US06199204 (388 worldwide citation)

Provided is a method and mechanism for automating updating of computer programs. Conventionally, computer programs have been distributed on a recording medium for users to install on their computer systems. Each time fixes, additions and new versions for the programs were developed, a new CD or disk ...


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Thomas D McGuire, Michael V Sliger, Daniel C Welch, Rajendra H Vishnumurty, Gabriel J Aul, Oliver I Wallace, Gregory W Nichols, Alan B Auerbach: Method and system for downloading updates for software installation. Microsoft Corporation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, December 10, 2002: US06493871 (379 worldwide citation)

A method and system for downloading software update data for installing a revised software product on a client computer minimizes the amount of update data to be transmitted over the network by downloading only those files needed to put the client computer in the state for installing the product. In ...