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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...
Network-based system enabling image communications
A system is disclosed which enables a multitude of dissimilar end-system devices, appliances, and platforms to interchange image information. The inventive...
Method and mechanism for duration-based management of temporary LOBs
Disclosed is a method and mechanism for duration-based management of temporary large objects ("LOBs") in a database system. According to one aspect, temporary...
Dynamic scalable lock mechanism
A multilevel data locking mechanism is described. The mechanism determines the cost of multiple granularities of locks for a query prior to initiating a...
Method and apparatus for obtaining storage information from a transaction
Initially, a table in the database is baselined. The baselining function is usually built into the database system program which manages the database itself....
Network-based conference system
A management and control unit for a network-based conferencing system has an interface for outputting control signals to a platform for establishing audio...
Parallel database support for workflow management systems
The invention suggests means for defining a portion of the system-repository of a Workflow-Management-System (WFMS) or a system with comparable functionality to...
Electronic massage management system
An electronic message, or e-mail, management system having a digital computer for accepting e-mail messages; a program interface for automatically transferring...
Network information control method utilizing a common command format and a
centralized storage management system
A method of controlling information stored on a computer network. The method of the present invention comprises a means for indexing and storing information...
Computer implemented system for communicating between a user terminal and a
An apparatus for and method of utilizing an internet terminal coupled to the world wide web to access an existing proprietary data base management system having...
Method for managing a frequent shopper program at an e-commerce site and an
A method for managing a frequent shopper program at a site providing both electronic commerce (e-commerce) shopping and in-store shopping, comprising the steps...
System and method for automatically providing vehicle status information
A system for monitoring and reporting vehicle status information includes a database, a communication interface, and a system manager. The database stores status...
Device for managing data in a mobile telephone
An apparatus for the management of data for the operation of a communications network has a message unit for transmitting and receiving short messages to and...
Method and system for processing alarm objects in a communications network
A distributed method and system of controlling a communications network having a plurality of spans of interconnected network elements some of which include a...
Method and apparatus for wound management
A wound management system including a measuring device and a computer database system for collecting, managing and displaying wound data. The computer database...
Enhanced system and method for management of system database utilities
An enhanced method for developing back-up copies of a source database by providing incremental and accumulate dump commands from various multiple-Users which...
Managing recovery of data after failure of one or more caches
A method and apparatus are provided for transferring a resource from the cache of one database server to the cache of another database server without first...
Telemanagement system with single point of entry
A telecommunications management system that deploys a unique Single-Point-of-Entry and Synchronous Data Base system. The system of the present invention is an...
Network-based multimedia communications and directory system and method of
A communications system (10) is provided which comprises a plurality of network hubs (12), (14), and (16). Network hubs (12), (14), and (16) are interconnected...
Engagement of non-employee workers
Assisting an organization in managing the engagement of non-employee workers supplied by a vendor. The organization maintains a computer system that is linked to...
Method and system for supporting multiple, historical, and future designs
in a relational database
A method and system in accordance with the present invention receives correct information concerning a design in a database. The method comprises selecting a...
Method of and system for managing multi-dimensional databases using
modular-arithmetic based address data...
An improved method of and a system for managing data elements in a multidimensional database (MDB) supported upon a parallel computing platform using...
Method and apparatus for determining accurate topology features of a
A monitoring system for determining accurate topology features of a network, and methods of operating the monitoring system, are disclosed. In the preferred...
Partially replicated distributed database with multiple levels of remote
A method of and system for collecting, storing, and retrieving data in a data base management system. The database management system includes a master database...
Database system event triggers
A technique for database management includes receiving an indication of a selected scope of a trigger. The scope is selected from a plurality of scopes of...
Transparent object instantiation/initialization from a relational store
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for instantiation and initialization of objects from a relational database. The relational database stores object...
Message display method and system for reproduction of DML objects in
A message display system (and method) is provided for DML object reproduction in a relational database in which DML objects for accessing tables made up with...
Database processing method and apparatus using handle
A request accepting server accepts a processing request of data of a predetermined type, analyzes the request, and allocates a process corresponding to the...
Personalized assistance system and method
A system and method for a personalized directory assistance system are provided. The system allows a user to speak with a Cutter service representative (CSR) by...
Method and system for processing car wash vouchers
A system and methodology are provided for providing car wash services according to a voucher code. The system obtains the voucher code from a voucher and...
Method, server/computer and data structure for implementation of complex
objects in an object-oriented database
The present invention provides a method, server/computer and data structure for reducing the overhead of dynamically linking attribute values across objects and...
Business information repository system and method of operation
A business information repository system (10) is provided that is coupled to a distributed network (12). The business information repository system (10) includes...
Integrated element manager and integrated multi-services access platform
An integrated multi-services access platform includes a time division multiplex interface coupled to a time division multiplex network, a matrix in...
Database management system and method for updating specified tuple fields
upon transaction rollback
A database management system includes an execution engine that, upon rollback of an aborted transaction, has the ability to set fields of the rows that are...
System for managing accounting information in a multi-dimensional database
A method and apparatus are provided for managing accounting information of entities having different fiscal calendars. A memory stores accounting data for at...
Veterinary medication monitoring system and apparatus
A veterinary medication management system which includes two or three separate components to assist a handler/owner control, monitor and manage administration of...
Postscript to bitmap conversion 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...
Method and apparatus for managing clustered computer systems
A clustered computer system provides both speed and reliability advantages. However, when communications between the clustered computers is compromised those...
Automatic aggregation of network management information in spatial,
temporal and functional forms
A method and apparatus provide for the automatic aggregation of network management information in spatial, temporal and functional forms. Management information...
Method and means for evaluating the performance of a database system
referencing files external to the database...
A system and method for testing a database system which includes external file references to files stored on a remote file system. A control table within the...
Communication method and system utilizing a specific communication code
uniquely assigned to the data record
A communication system and method are presented for enabling keep in touch technique between an owner of at least one communication code and a receiver of the at...
Multipoint database synchronization protocol to avoid data corruption
A database multipoint synchronization which allows multiple clients to simultaneously access and edit a database while avoiding inadvertent data corruption and...
Process and a system for listing information relating to a construction
project over a computer network
The invention relates to a process for estimating a construction project over a computer network. The first step in the process starts when an architect or...
DEVICE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR MANAGING STANDARDS-COMPLIANT AND NON-COMPLIANT
NETWORK ELEMENTS USING STANDARD...
A site server is provided to which devices to be managed are connected. The site server is configurable from remote locations using Internet browser technology....
Method and apparatus for efficient storage and retrieval of objects in and
from an object storage device
Techniques for storing objects (e.g., images) in and retrieving objects from a storage device (e.g., image store) in a rapid and efficient manner are disclosed....
Message-efficient client transparency system and method therefor
A three-tier system is built up as: a single client application, a single server application, and a single database system. The server application provides a...
Real-time database object statistics collection
A system for collecting database object statistics by a database management system selects one or more objects and corresponding one or more object fields and...
Central trouble ticket database and system and method for managing same to
facilitate ticketing, trending, and...
System and method for managing the collection, trending, and tracking of trouble ticket data within a data processing environment. The system and method include...
Transacting e-commerce and conducting e-business related to identifying and
procuring automotive service and...
An in-vehicle device data communicates with Internet based data processing resources for the purpose of transacting e-mail, e-commerce, and e-business. The...
Enhanced weather and traffic information from mobile communication devices
A network based information system has a server or other source management system connected to the network and to an information database, and a portable...