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Integrated automotive service system and method
An integrated automotive repair shop network is designed to greatly enhance the efficiency and quality of diagnostic and repair work performed in an automotive...
Transportable logic to facilitate a large calling card transaction network
supporting dynamic changes
A dynamic transaction network having a management station, a terminal, and a database. In response to a transaction request from a caller, the terminal accesses...
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...
Shared file system for digital content
A distributed client server system for managing and storing digital files includes a digital library and a shared file system, wherein the digital library...
One-number communications system and service integrating wireline/wireless
telephone communications systems
A one-number communications service system for a subscriber that allows completion of calls to designated wireless or wireline communications terminals through...
Network management system
A system and method for managing a telecommunications network. The system and method employs a network management architecture that provides an overlay in which...
Alarm server systems, apparatus, and processes
A system used to manage a network by monitoring at least one interface of the network comprises a poller, a server, and a database, all in communication with one...
Client transparency system and method therefor
A three-tier system is built up as: one or more client applications, one or more server applications, and one or more database systems. The server application...
Database management system and query operation therefor, including
processing plural database operation...
A database management system for executing database operations in parallel by a plurality of nodes and a query processing method are described. The database...
Medical consultation management system
A medical consultation support system in which a client computer is employed transfer a structured request for consultation from a primary care physician to a...
Call management system for wireless telephones
A call management system is provided to manage the use of specified wireless telephones in order to limit or manage their use for unofficial calls and to report...
Method and apparatus for distributed object filtering
Apparatus and method for distributed object filtering of objects transferred between a client and server. The objects may be alarms transferred between a network...
Three dimensional data display method utilizing view point tracing and
reduced document images
When the user directs to change the view point within a virtual 3-D coordinate space having thereon displayed reduced images as a list of data by successively...
Database system with original and public databases and data exploitation
support apparatus for displaying...
The data, as read out from a trunk database, and the read-out data, as processed, are stored in a public database. A setup unit and an operations support unit...
Switching system data inheritance method and system
In a switching system data inheritance method of controlling hardware on the basis of a first database storing various management data such as subscriber...
Method and apparatus for building network configuration database
A method and apparatus for building network configuration database, which eliminates manual data collection and verification tasks and thereby reduces the time...
Memory characterization system
An automatic memory characterization system for determining timing characteristics associated with each of a plurality of circuit instances of a memory compiler...
Data-update monitoring in communications network
A user I/F unit 200 transmits an instruction given by a user to an access management unit 100 and displays data on a monitor 76. The access management unit 100...
Automated method of and apparatus for internet address management
An automated method of and apparatus for Internet address management is provided. The method and apparatus receive requests for a host name/IP address assignment...
Summary table management in a computer system
A self monitoring system that identifies optimum summary table(s) for use by a database management system, and that automatically creates or deletes summary...
Relational database management system and method of operation
A method of operating a database of records. The method includes providing an internet web site containing selected information, and providing a computer...
Telemanagement system with modular features and database synchronization
A computer usable medium having software embodied therein for managing at least one telephone system having a PBX switch and database and at least one adjunct...
Method and apparatus for managing internet transactions
An object-oriented approach provides the ability to develop and manage Internet transactions. Local applications can be accessed using any workstation connected...
Handling eject requests of logical volumes in a data storage subsystem
A method of handling eject requests of logical volumes received by a data storage subsystem from a host system. The method, implemented in computer readable...
System, method and program for enabling a client to reconnect to a same
server in a network of computer systems...
A client connected to a multi-server system, (e.g., a parallel database management system) can locate a server product that may have moved to a different network...
Apparatus, program products and methods utilizing intelligent contact
Apparatus, program products, and methods implement various intelligent contact management operations to improve the productivity of users of electronic messaging...
Financial services account manager system
A method of reporting accounting information to acquiring banks includes compiling accounting information from different processing systems to a mainframe. The...
Telephone calling card system with abbreviated code destination number
An abbreviated dialing code capability is introduced to a telephone calling card (prepaid or postpaid) system. A calling card account customer can, via an...
Single sign-on (SSO) mechanism personal key manager
A method of managing passwords of users desiring access to multiple target resources in a computer enterprise environment. For each given user, each of a set of...
Method and apparatus for defining and enforcing policies for configuration
management in communications networks
Apparatus and method for monitoring parameters that govern the operational characteristics of a network device, including the use of templates for generating...
Method and implementation for using computer network topology objects
Software, method, and systems for representing devices on a computer network are described. In one embodiment the invention comprises a method which identifies...
Method for creating and modifying similar and dissimilar databases for use
in operator services configurations...
This invention uses a computer program to mine preexisting operator services configuration data located in a variety of preexisting source operator services...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing information on two different
Many users of handheld computing devices or "palmtops" also own personal computers (PCs) running applications that manage data similar to the data carried in the...
Service management access point
A flexible service management system creates, provisions, customizes, and restricts service offerings available on an intelligent network. A service creation...
Method and apparatus for monitoring file transfers and logical connections
in a computer database featuring a...
A method of monitoring logical connections in a computer network is described. All packets exchanged via the network are intercepted and analyzed. Upon receipt...
Network data visualization system and method for downloading visualization
software to a user station after...
A network data visualization system and method are disclosed. In a specific embodiment, a user accesses a web page using a browser. Before returning the web...
A data processing system including a processor device associated with memory device. The processor is capable of running user application programs to communicate...
Integration of legacy database management systems with ODBC-compliant
A database integrator is provided to an application program that utilizes the ODBC interface so as to enable the application program to access the data in a...
Corporate and entertainment management interactive system using a computer
A system, method, and apparatus is provided for computerized management of a method of corporate, business or sports management by a remote party comprising...
Integrating campaign management and data mining
Method and apparatus are disclosed for integration of campaign management and data mining. The method and apparatus disclose incorporating references to data...
Management method and apparatus for remote cable-locating transmitters
A plurality of remotely-situated cable-locating transmitters (14.sub.1 -14.sub.n) are centrally managed using a database (18) that stores information about each...
System and method for displaying data using graphical user interface
The present invention is a system, method, and computer readable medium for determining which graphic user interface (GUI) control element, including a graphic...
Method and apparatus for supporting dynamic run-time object definition in a
relational database management system
A method and system for providing dynamic run-time object definition in a relational database. A mediating layer is introduced between applications and database...
Managing access to data in a distributed database environment
A method and an apparatus for managing access to data on a distributed database system is provided. A snapshot list is generated for a transaction executing on...
Apparatus and method for accessing foreign databases in a heterogeneous
An apparatus and method for accessing foreign processes in a heterogeneous database environment includes a local database server having a heterogeneous services...
System and method for restricting database access to managed object
information using a permissions table that...
An access control database has access control objects that collectively store information that specifies access rights by users to specified sets of the managed...
Centralized certificate management system for two-way interactive
communication devices in data networks
The present invention discloses a central certificate management system for thin client devices in data networks and has particular applications to systems...
Map database apparatus
A map database apparatus is provided in which: meshes that are achieved by dividing a map into a plurality of portions are used as management units; sets of data...
Hierarchical transmission system with distributed storage of resource path
information among network elements...
A transmission system having a plurality of network elements arranged in a tree-like hierarchical structure, and which includes means for the management and...
System and method for dynamically controlling processing speed of a
computer in response to user commands
When a user instructs acceleration or deceleration of the CPU processing speed with an "accelerator" button or a "brake" button, a speed control MMI informs...