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Methods and systems for accessing networks, methods and systems for
accessing the internet
Systems and methods for providing network access, e.g. Internet access, are described. An architecture includes a host organization network through which network...
Method of implementing secure access
A mobile or other device connects to a server via a publicly accessible network such as the Internet. After installation upon the device, a virtual private...
Automatic pruning of orphaned objects from directory services and other
In view of the foregoing, the present invention provides a method and system for improving the operating system to provide benefits to a variety of database...
Ensuring that a database and its description are synchronized
A method of ensuring that an IMS database and its description are synchronized. A copy of the description used to load the database is stored and maintained...
Method and apparatus for the rental or sale, and secure distribution of
An apparatus for the rental or sale, and distribution of digital content via the Internet. This apparatus ensures enforcement of copyrights and end-use...
System and method for finding and serving consumer product related
information to consumers using...
A system for and method of delivering manufacturer-specified consumer product information to consumers within a marketplace. Manufacturers and/or their agents...
Cattle management system and method
A cattle management system and method are provided for managing numerous routine and non-routine management activities. The system and method incorporate a data...
Risk management information interface system and associated methods
A graphical and interactive interface system manages risk management information. A secure database stores risk management information that is accessible by...
Snapshots for instant backup in a database management system
A system, method, apparatus, means and computer program code for processing a request to create a snapshot version of a database are provided which include...
Systems, methods and software for automating database tasks
Various embodiments of the invention provide solutions to facilitate the management and/or automation of various database tasks, in particular system tasks....
Index maintenance for operations involving indexed XML data
A method and system are provided for maintaining an XML index in response to piece-wise modifications on indexed XML documents. The database server that manages...
Dynamic discovery of abstract rule set required inputs
A method, system and article of manufacture for processing rule sets and, more particularly, for processing abstract rule sets. One embodiment provides a...
Interactive demand management
A system and method is disclosed which allows the aggregation of the demands of various buyers, providing an incentive for suppliers to bid to supply those...
Method and system to communicate agricultural product information to a
A method to communicate agricultural product information to a user includes receiving, at a management information system, a request for agricultural product...
Systems and methods for managing electronic prescriptions
A method for managing prescriptions includes receiving a patient assessment from a physician at an application server, receiving a prescription based on the...
Generation of Java language application programming interface for an
object-oriented data store
An embodiment of the present invention is a technique to interface to a repository. A connection between a client and a repository database is established. The...
Methods and apparatus for managing network resources via use of a
A processing device generates a relationship view of managed entities in a storage area network based on objects stored in a relational database. Each managed...
Latches-links as virtual attachments in documents
A system and method are disclosed for managing target documents referred to by referring documents. A user sends a delete request for a referring document from a...
Peer-to-peer networking framework application programming interfaces
A managed class peer networking framework and associated object-oriented application programming interfaces are presented. An application uses the framework API...
Efficient storage and access in a database management system
The present invention provides for storage of data items with dissimilar structures in a single database table while minimizing the problems associated with...
Architecture for network search engines with fixed latency, high capacity,
and high throughput
An improved architecture for a network search engine (NSE) is disclosed herein as including an interface manager, one or more levels of a splitting engine, an...
Row redistribution in a relational database management system
A computer program and system for redistributing data in a relational data base management system includes storing one or more rows of a database table in an...
Method and system for providing an energy cost estimation for a water
A method and system for providing cost estimation in connection with a water distribution network is provided. The method includes estimating the energy cost...
Customer buying pattern detection in customer relationship management
A Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system accesses customer transaction data from a database managed by a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS),...
System for managing healthcare related information supporting operation of
a healthcare enterprise
A comprehensive database system employs common medical terms, vocabularies and identifiers in identifying organizational characteristics as well as location...
Method for access selection
A method for selecting the best access for terminals (210) in IP-based multi-access communication systems (200) is provided. The access selection is performed on...
System and method for controlling a network of environmental control units
A system for managing a network of environmental control units (ECUs) enables an ECU user to more easily move from one living environment to another. The system...
Dynamic configuration and self-tuning of inter-nodal communication
resources in a database management system
A database management system in which a plurality of nodes form a database instance, each node including a communication manager for dynamically configuring...
Network, server, and storage policy server
A policy system that can add/delete policies easily to/from devices as needed through existing interfaces and enable policies to be developed quickly on-site and...
System and method for handling multi-resolution graphics files
A method is provided for managing graphics files associated with a presentation. The method comprises the steps of storing a first graphics file corresponding to...
Enterprise information and communication system having a transaction
management engine for managing bills...
An information and communication system uses an web page like environment or "Personal Space" to integrate a plurality of communication and monitoring functions....
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and
An apparatus and method is disclosed which can efficiently execute construction of a contents management database and setting of a reproduction list. The...
Managing states with delta pager
A delta pager maintains a database with atomic, isolated transactions. When a transaction seeks to make changes to the database, the delta pager stores the...
Methods and systems for identifying prospective customers and managing
A system including at least one computer configured as a server that contains a database of deal information, business rules, libraries and templates for deals...
Internet-based system for managing and delivering consumer product
information to consumers along points of...
Method of and system for delivering consumer product related information to consumers over the Internet. The system and method involves creating an UPN-encoded...
Geographic information data base engine
A method to compress a very large original geographic database down to a manageable and economical size while preserving accuracy is herein described. Similarly,...
Interactive interface for engineering standard work
A method and system for managing complex projects uses a framework having workflow maps containing activity blocks that provide detailed, easily accessible...
Method and apparatus for editing a production data store by shadowing
Improvements in the creation, maintenance and management of web based information are provided. A development environment conducive to separation of tasks and...
Methods and systems for allowing third party client applications to
influence implementation of high-level...
A mechanism is described for allowing third party client applications to affect how high-level document commands are implemented in a database. After a...
Business systems management solution for end-to-end event management using
business system operational constraints
The present invention provides a method, apparatus, and computer program product for implementing a business systems management solution for end-to-end event...
Method for sequential coordination of external database application events
with asynchronous internal database...
Database management methods that exploit time dependent sequential database management system processes to ensure presentation of the same data or view to one or...
A messaging system (1) comprises a server which registers (2) clients (users) and stores uploaded contact data in contacts databases (11). The contact databases...
System and method for providing customers with seamless entry to a remote
The present invention provides a seamless entry system that comprises a universal session manager. Users connect to the host service provider with a unique...
Method and apparatus providing a supply chain management system useful in
A method is disclosed for automatically identifying and resolving one or more discrepancies in an outsourced manufacturing supply chain in which a plurality of...
Secure electronic healthcare information management process and system
The invention pertains to a healthcare information management system which enables a patient to take possession and control of his healthcare information...
Slide photograph data creation system, and slide photograph data
A slide photograph data creation system includes a digital camera for making high-magnification photographs of samples, a sample transporter for holding and...
Database management system
The present invention is related to a database management system that is capable of autonomous dynamic ontology management through soft classing. The present...
Bulletin board system (BBS) implemented on server computer in which BBS
items are stored as files in accordance...
A bulletin board system (BBS) is implemented on a server computer without employing database management software (DBMS). A hierarchical directory structure is...
Data mining for managing marketing resources
Data mining for managing marketing resources is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for managing a marketing campaign includes the following. First, the...
Method and system for publishing electronic media to a document management
system in various publishing formats...
A system and method of publishing an electronic data file to a document management system in various publication formats includes a printer driver that is...