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William Harvey Immon, Kenneth Dale Richardson: Distributed metadata system and method. Ambeo, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 29, 2001: US06240416 (137 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for creating and managing metadata for a distributed computing environment while maintaining the integrity of the metadata. The method includes capturing metadata and loading it into a server or servers—either central or distributed. The metadata is secured into a rigorously de ...


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Charles A Milligan, Thomas Nelson Noland, Leslie K Hodge: Independent distributed metadata system and method. Storage Technology Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, September 12, 2006: US07107272 (7 worldwide citation)

An independent distributed metadata system and method are provided. With the system and method, metadata, which is associated with data at one or more data source locations, may be distributed independently of the data and manipulated independently to generate various computing environments. For exa ...