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Dynamic component activation method using a relational database as the
repository for registration information
A method for allowing dynamic component activation using a database as a repository for registration information is disclosed. This method uses a Component...
System and methods for highly distributed wide-area data management of a
network of data sources through a...
Methods and a system that provide a network of data sources in terms of a traditional database schema, convert traditional database queries into network...
Implementing descending indexes with a descend function
A method and apparatus is disclosed for implementing descending indexes in a database management system. A key value to be inserted within an index is decomposed...
Apparatus and method for facilitating service management of communications
services in a communications network
A service management system for a communications network which accepts requests for communications services from service order sources. The service management...
Method of physical individual authentication and system using the same
An authentication system for authenticating a particular individual using a recording medium containing information for identifying the individual has a...
Defer dataset creation to improve system manageability for a database
A defer dataset creation system creates database objects at a computer connected to a data storage device. Initially, a command to create a database object is...
Method and apparatus for the management of data files
The present invention provides a network system for storage of medical records. The records are stored in a database on a server. Each record includes two main...
Method and system for enhancing quorum based access control to a database
A method and system is provided for implementing a quorum based access control mechanism for modifying at least one database attribute in a database. The...
System for treating saved queries as searchable documents in a document
A file management appliance ("FMA") is a device that utilizes multiple processes and queues to provide document capture and indexing services as part of a...
User-oriented method and system for database query
A user-oriented database query system, comprising user management means; device management means; control means for identifying a user, receiving a database...
Industrial plant asset management system: apparatus and method
An industrial plant asset management system comprising of a synchronized multiple view graphical user interface combining simultaneous real time and database...
Proxy database for element management system of telephone switching network
An element management system ("EMS") interfaces between a telephone company administrative or customer service computer or a terminal and a telephone network...
Computer, internet and telecommunications based network
A method and apparatus for a computer and telecommunication network which can receive, send and manage information from or to a subscriber of the network, based...
Image forming device management system and method
In an image forming device management system and method, a failure in any of a plurality of image forming devices on a first LAN is detected by a management...
Method and system for determining and suppressing sympathetic faults of a
A distributed method and system of controlling a communications network having a plurality of spans of interconnected network elements some of which include a...
Designation and opportunistic tracking of valuables
An item of value to one or more individuals in a group is tracked wherein each valuable object is tagged, and one or more members of the group carry a personal...
Software performance and management system
A system and method for monitoring resource usage in a software system such as a database system is described. The user selects an application to monitor through...
System and method for parallelizing file archival and retrieval
A database management system and associated methods for parallelizing file archival and retrieval in an extended database management system. The system includes...
System, method and apparatus for the wireless monitoring and management of
A system, a method and an apparatus are provided for the wireless monitoring and management of computer systems, networks, software systems or databases on a...
SQL-based analytic algorithm for clustering
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for performing data mining applications in a relational database management system. An analytic algorithm for...
Looking data in a database system
A database system includes a storage module containing a table having plural portions (e.g., rows). A lock manager places a table-level lock on the table for a...
System and method for effectively implementing a personal channel for
A system and method for effectively implementing a personal channel for interactive television comprises a personal channel manager that may include a...
Systems and methods for managing inspections
A method is provided for managing inspection requirements using a network-based system. The system includes a server system coupled to a centralized database and...
Method and system for servicing and maintaining thermal equipment, water
treatment equipment and the like
A method and a system for servicing and maintaining thermal equipment, or water treatment equipment fulfills a prompt countermeasure against an abnormality. The...
Power plant operation control system and a power plant maintaining and
Quick recovery or recovery support of a faulty power generating facility by real time diagnosis such as facility failure diagnosis, supervision for failure...
Imposition of graphic image files
An on-line automated printing system quickly produces consistent printed materials. The system includes front-end customer setup and product setup modules...
Electronic game pack system
A system and method for managing an electronic game system comprising a central computer for accessing a database, one or more remote playing units, and one or...
Cache synchronization method, system and apparatus for a distributed
application and an object located in a...
A cache synchronization method and apparatus for a distributed application having a client side, a server side, and an object located on either the client side...
Mapping of an RDBMS schema onto a multidimensional data model
A Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) having any arbitrary structure is translated into a multi-dimensional data model suitable for performing OLAP...
Method and apparatus for administration of database partitions
A method and apparatus for managing a database having a plurality of partitions are provided in various embodiments. The database is managed by users of a first...
Method for secure determination of an object location, preferably a vehicle
moving along a known course
A device for determining the location or the position of an object moving along a known course includes equipment associated with the object. The equipment...
System and method for providing an internet-based correlation service
A method and system are disclosed for efficiently correlating events within a data processing system and then transmitting messages to various network entities...
System for the creation of database and structured information from verbal
A system through which verbal information can be utilized to create structured data with tags or inserted codes such as an XML code or the like provides hand...
Universal storage for dynamic databases
This invention pertains in general to data management, and in particular to a system and method of storing in one relational database consisting of at most five...
Method for attachment and recognition of external authorization policy on
file system resources
The present invention is an algorithm that manages the ability of a user or software program to access certain protected file resources. This invention describes...
Method for pest management using pest identification sensors and network
In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a method of pest management by a grower. The method includes gathering pest sampling data in...
Logistics chain management system
A logistics chain management system for which provides a network and databases to enable exporters or importers to book transport and storage facilities for all...
Learning from empirical results in query optimization
An optimizer function of a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) generates alternative query execution plans (QEPs) for executing a query, provides an...
Method and system for activating column triggers in a database management
Methods, systems, data structures and articles of manufacture are provided for maintaining a list/tally of columns that are modified by an I/O operation. The...
Method for determining the computability of data for an active
multi-dimensional cache in a relational database...
An "active cache", for use by On-Line Anaytic Processing (OLAP) systems, that can not only answer queries that match data stored in the cache, but can also...
Indexing management for hierarchical main memory
The present invention is a system and method for selectively loading indexes into main memory to improve hierarchical database performance, called hot indexing....
Document service integrated system
Existing diverse applications and databases are integrally managed by mutually connecting them to achieve centralized management of documents. A first interface...
Integration of all-optical crossconnect functionality in an optical packet
A network manager begins to integrate optical crossconnect functionality in an optical packet switching apparatus by transmitting a request to a resource...
Method and apparatus for importing and exporting directory and calendar
information to and from personal...
A method and system for importing and exporting selected directory and calendar information of a first format found in various electronic media to and from...
System and method of managing metadata data
A system and method of the present invention allow users to access, manage, and edit information about content data, often referred to as metadata. Metadata is...
Method and apparatus for cache management for a digital VCR archive
An apparatus marks files within a content archive. The content archive contains a database that has a plurality of content files. The content archive also...
Method, system, and computer program product for providing voice over the
A method, system, and computer program product that provides voice over the Internet communication. A Voice over the Internet (VoIP) system includes a gateway...
Automated shelf management system and process for tracking and purging file
folders in a file storage facility
An automated system and process for managing paper files, particularly medical records contained in file folders and the like, in a file storage system having a...
Remote services management fault escalation
A remote services management (RSM) fault escalation mechanism is disclosed which provides the ability to send electronic mail to one or more preselected...
Communication control system and method, communication system, and
Provided is a user-friendly system for dynamically connecting or disconnecting equipment. A user uses a display presented on the screen of a user interface to...