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System and method for efficiently managing computer virus definitions using
a structured virus database
A system and method for efficiently managing computer virus definitions using a structured virus database are described. One or more virus definition records are...
Method and apparatus for group action processing between users of a
A natural language-based information organization and collaboration tool for a computer system is disclosed. The present mechanism includes an apparatus and...
System managing method and apparatus for decreasing a load applied to a
common processing unit
In a system managing method and apparatus, a load applied to a common processing unit is decreased so as to improve a managing ability of the system. The system...
A system and methods for rapid unloading and reorganization of hierarchical databases. Overflow and a window of blocks are progressively read into memory....
Apparatus for displaying mounting state of device
The present invention relates to a mounting-state display apparatus for displaying the mounting-states of devices. Particularly, the present invention provides a...
Dynamic process-based enterprise computing system and method
Computer processes for carrying out almost any process may be defined as a series of steps using a plurality of standardized user-interface screens. These...
Electronic rights management and authorization system
An electronic rights management and authorization system to account for the dynamic, multi-dimensional, and granular nature of rights. A database structure...
Systems and methods for registering gift registries and for purchasing
A method of creating an aggregated Internet accessible registry includes the step of accepting a query from a registrant. The query contains an identifier and a...
Electronic communication delivery confirmation and verification system
The present invention provides a system and a method for a user to verify receipt of an electronic communication such as an email message by an intended...
View navigation for creation, update and querying of data objects and
textual annotations of relations between...
A method (and corresponding database system) for displaying in a view window information characterizing semantics of relations between objects. For each given...
Database query handler supporting querying of textual annotations of
relations between data objects
An improved command handler (and database system utilizing the improved command handler) interfaces to a datastore storing item data for a plurality of items and...
Methods and systems for managing workflow
A workflow management system provides an integrated approach to exchanging information real-time and notifying responsible persons of pending deadlines...
Optimization of a star join operation using a bitmap index structure
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for optimizing a star join operation in relational database management systems (RDBMS). A cross-product is...
Common spool files for maintaining join indexes
The retrieval of data from a database in a computerized database management system is optimized through the use of a plurality of join indexed. The join indexes...
Computer assisted and/or implemented process and architecture for web-based
monitoring of energy related usage,...
A method and computer architecture monitoring resource usage via a global computer network. The computer architecture may include a resource-metering data...
User interface that integrates a process control configuration system and a
field device management system
A user interface is adapted to be used in a process control network having a controller communicatively coupled to a plurality of field devices, a process...
Remote certification of workers for multiple worksites
A testing system, particularly directed at contract workers, permits computer-aided instruction and testing at each of a plurality of testing sites. Different...
Methods and systems for providing a highly scalable synchronous data cache
A data caching technique is provided that is highly scalable while being synchronous with an underlying persistent data source, such as a database management...
Computer network control systems and methods
A method of effectuating control actions in a computer network including a server running a Distribution Manager program, a database and a hierarchy of repeaters...
Method for performing enhanced target identifier (TID) address resolution
A method is provided for a network including a plurality of nodes where a originating node broadcasts an address request or change PDU. When the PDU is received...
Database management system and method for databases having large objects
A system and method for managing binary large objects in a database are described in various embodiments. A database management system manages a database table...
Accommodation of data definition statements in the sharing of dynamic SQL
A relational database management system which determines the shareable status of an executable object (section) in an cache. The shareable status is defined for...
Techniques for eliminating database table joins based on a join index
Techniques for processing, in a database management system, a query referencing a plurality of tables of a database include determining whether a join should be...
Horizontal implementation of expectation-maximization algorithm in SQL for
performing clustering in very large...
A method for performing cluster analysis inside a relational database management system. The method defines a plurality of tables for the storage of data points...
Computer network management
A computer network management arrangement employs enhanced network elements that include database technology. This, in turn, allows such enhanced network...
Communicating interactive digital content between vehicles and internet
based data processing resources for the...
An in-vehicle device data communicates with data processing resources for the purpose of transacting e-commerce and e-business. The in-vehicle device and the...
Database system for predictive cellular bioinformatics
A system for acquiring knowledge from cellular information. The system has a database comprising a database management module ("DBMS"). The system also has a...
SQL-based analytic algorithm for association
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for performing data mining applications in a relational database management system. An analytic algorithm for...
Method and system for managing data in computer memory
A system for managing space in a computer memory is disclosed. The system creates free space in a computer memory by using a "downsize" operation, which...
Method and apparatus for providing relationships in simple network
management protocol management information base
A method and apparatus for providing relationships in a Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Information Database (MIB) is provided. The method...
Image file equipment, and database creating method in an image file
Image data is stored in any MO medium, and association information for associating image information in an MO medium with identification information for...
Method for integrating various information objects among different
databases into a system structure
Based upon an item master, the present invention establishes a 3-tier data structure containing a bill of material (BOM), an item master, and a related...
Method and apparatus for limited online access to restricted documentation
A system and method are disclosed for providing access over a computer network to system documentation at an online central service facility. A user is required...
Program planning management system
A data processing system provides development of complex schedule plans under user control by using sorting and grouping processing to interface between a...
Automated expansion analyzer for telecommunications power systems
Processor-implemented monitor and control modules gather operating data from the rectifier units, battery connection units and power distribution units. From...
Session resource manager and method for enhancing visibility and control of
a broadband network
In general, the SRM provides a network provider with visibility and control of its broadband network. A SRM connection manager receives setup signals to and from...
System and method for least cost routing and managing multiple gatekeepers
on a packet switched network
A method and system for managing a large network of switching end-points to route calls by time of day and day of week over a packet switched network (ATM or...
Method, computer program product, and system for modifying populated
databases utilizing a reload utility
A content reactive reload utility receives one or more content reactive user directives that may influence processing depending upon the content of a populated...
Techniques for managing resources for multiple exclusive groups
Techniques for allowing an application designed to store data for one group of users to store data for a plurality of groups of users include modifying the...
Database system with lock manager enhancement for improving concurrency
A Client/Server Database System with an enhanced Lock Manager for improving concurrency is described. The system tracks information about database columns that...
Network printer groups
One or more printers on a network are grouped together to form a printer group. A printer group server contains a database of the printer groups on the network....
Computer system integrating different data types into a single environment
A system for viewing and manipulating information of various data types within a single document in an integrated computer system environment is disclosed. Each...
Systems and methods for automatically managing work flow based on tracking
job step completion status
A system is disclosed that includes one or more "HOME"s where there is a (1) "DAD" computer and software system for human User interaction to initiate Jobs...
Method and system for managing an AIX UNIX server using an SNMP interface
A method and system for allowing a server to be configured using a standard protocol is disclosed. The server includes a proprietary database having a plurality...
Object graph editing context and methods of use
The present invention comprises a novel system for managing changes to a graph of data bearing objects. In one embodiment, an object graph manager object...
System and method for performing database operations on a continuous stream
The SQL compiler and SQL executor in a database management system are extended to process queries requiring streaming mode processing of data stored in a table....
Method for converting relational data into a structured document
A method for converting relational data to XML (Extensible Markup Language) is provided. The method, sometimes referred to as SilkRoute, provides a general,...
Instruments management system and method and monitoring apparatus, database
apparatus and data base client...
An equipment management system structured by a monitoring apparatus to monitor equipment of a facility being monitored and retrieve operation data, a database...
Automated pharmaceutical management and dispensing system
The system for automatically dispensing medications or other medical elements includes several groupings, i.e. vaults, of storage members, each vault containing...
System for selectively managing workpieces and a method for controlling the
Disclosed is a system for selectively managing workpieces used in the process of manufacturing semiconductor elements. The present invention comprises equipment...