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Method and apparatus for extending a database management system to
operate with diverse object servers
A method and apparatus for extending a database management system to operate with diverse object servers. The apparatus comprises a federated coordinator for...
Optimization of SQL queries using hash star join operations
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for optimizing SQL queries in a relational database management system uses hash star join operations. A hash star...
System and method for query optimization using quantile values of a
large unordered data set
A database management system determines, in a single pass over an unordered database, the quantile information. The system sequentially compares each tuple in...
Evaluation of existential and universal subquery in a relational
database management system for increased...
A relational data base management system includes a query processor that permits consideration of alternative query plans by the query optimizer so one table can...
Intelligent peripheral and network control
A telecommunications network incorporating an Advanced Intelligent Network having a service control point including a centralized database and having a...
Method and apparatus for generating a proxy connection endpoint for
operation administration and management...
Methods and apparatus are provided for handling asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) cells sent from first user equipment through a plurality of ATM nodes and...
System for location multicasting and database management for mobile
sessions in any computer subnetworks...
In a computer network where each mobile host is assigned a subnetwork-independent logical identifier (L-ID), the mobile host acquires a subnetwork-dependent...
Method and apparatus for monitoring file transfers and logical
connections in a computer network
A method of monitoring logical connections in a computer network is described. All packets exchanged via the network are intercepted and analyzed. Upon receipt...
System for generating a gapless series of identity values
A system for generating a gapless series of identity values in a history log maintained in a database by a database management system without adversely impacting...
Method and apparatus for a cryptographically-assisted commercial network
system designed to facilitate and...
The present invention is an expert matching method and apparatus for managing communications between an expert having particular qualifications and an end user...
Telecommunications call management system
A call management system is disclosed for choosing the optimum telecommunications carrier for telephone calls made by a user. The system can interface with an...
Method of efficient collection of SQL performance measures
A computerized method of intercepting SQL processing within a relational database. The relational database includes a relational database management program...
Managing application programs in a computer network by using a database
of application objects
A method and apparatus for management of application programs in a computer network are disclosed. A modified hierarchical database which includes application...
Method of developing and modifying self-describing database management
system to generate a new database...
A method of developing a self-describing database management system comprises the steps of holding definition data of a database management system to be...
Event logging system and method for logging events in a network system
An event logging system is provided for an interactive entertainment network system having a headend or content provider interconnected via a distribution...
Management of client requests in a client-server environment
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for monitoring and regulating access to a database. Requests for the database are intercepted and evaluated...
Information management apparatus providing efficient management of
multimedia titles in a client-server network
An information management apparatus, for registering data of multimedia titles in a client/server system and supplying the data to users of client terminals,...
Database management system, method and program for supporting the
mutation of a composite object without...
The system, method, and program of this invention avoids potential write/write conflicts and read/write conflicts when a subcomponent of a composite object...
Method and apparatus for implementing parallel operations in a database
The present invention implements parallel processing in a Database Management System. The present invention provides the ability to locate transaction and...
Communication system architecture and method of routing therefor
To alleviate the constraints imposed on communication system management by the assignment of dedicated ranges of MSISDNs and IMSIs to each particular home...
Network distribution information management system
A communication system which includes a plurality of information processing units connected to a network. Each information processing unit includes a database...
High-speed data base query method and apparatus
A server performing an indexing method of data management to create and maintain indexes more efficiently than existing indexing approaches is described. The...
Non-recursive method for parameter evaluation within an information
A method for non-recursive data driven parameter evaluation within an information management system (e.g., a relational database management system, RDBMS)....
Compiler tool set for efficiently generating and easily managing
multiple program versions of different types
A compiler tool set manages the complexity of efficiently maintaining multiple versions of a program. This tool set generates various version types of a program...
System and method for efficient relational query generation and
tuple-to-object translation in an...
An object-relational database gateway for use in a computing environment having a relational database management system (RDBMS) is disclosed. Object-oriented...
Method and apparatus for storing and retrieving data and a memory
In methods for storing and retrieving data with a memory arrangement and central databases, a trie data structure is utilized in which the nodes are given unique...
Computer system for allowing a consumer to purchase packaged goods at
A system for generating images representative of a store shelf includes a retail space management system for generating information describing product and shelf...
Network topology management system through a database of managed network
resources including logical topolgies
A system and method for maintaining complex relationships between computer network elements. The system provides a common database for storing node, type, and...
Data copyright management system
A data copyright management system is provided, in which a primary user edits a received data and supplies the edited data to a secondary user. The copyright...
Using an intermediate storage medium in a database management system
A database management system incorporating an intermediate level of storage medium. Software of the DBMS controls the transfer of data between a primary,...
System and method for billing for transactions conducted over the
internet from within an intranet
A system and method is disclosed for performing centralized billing for transactions conducted by a user on a terminal (101) connected on an Intranet (103) with...
Method, computer program product, and system for a reorienting
A method computer program product, and system for a reorienting categorization table is provided. A control interface is used to select the hierarchy of...
Data modeling and computer access record memory
The system and apparatus for loading and retrieving information relates to a computer-implemented database management system for multiple source databases. The...
User interface for visually depicting inner/outer/left/right joins in a
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture which provides for visually depicting join relationships in a database management system. The method comprises...
Data management system, that enables a user to connect existing data to
an external file and a program to...
A data management system which enables a user to flexibly make corresponding relation between data stored in a existing database, and a data file and a program...
Computer-based surgical services management system
A computer-based surgical services management system for communicating between sites of a surgical services facility including a computer workstation located at...
Network control center for satellite communication system
A mobile satellite system including a satellite communication switching office and network system having a satellite antenna for receiving and transmitting a...
Operating state management system
An operating state management system having database, to collect and totalize the operating states of production equipment and circumstances under which types of...
Demand-based connection management integrated services access terminal
(ISAT) for satellite communication system
A demand-based connection management satellite communication network includes a plurality of geographically distributed earth stations, each earth station having...
Object oriented database management system
A database management system is disclosed having an object oriented representation of information describing characteristics of instances organized in a...
Distributing system configuration information from a manager machine to
subscribed endpoint machines in a...
The invention relates to a method executed by a computer system to increase the ease and efficiency of the configuration management task in large, complex,...
Remote duplicate database facility with improved throughput and fault
A local computer system has a local database, application programs that modify the local database, and a transaction manager that stores audit records in a local...
Method and system for comparing attributes in an object-oriented
The present invention is an improvement upon an object oriented database management system and provides a method and apparatus for a user to visually compare...
Computer operating system providing means for formatting information in
accordance with specified cultural...
A system is disclosed for presenting information which reflects the users' cultural preference, including language and other conventions, that can manage locale...
System for detecting global deadlocks using wait-for graphs and
identifiers of transactions related to the...
In a distributed transaction processing system, deadlocks generated between global transactions so as to stretch over a plurality of resource managers which...
Method and apparatus for processing electronic mail in parallel
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for processing electronic mail in parallel. The present invention provides the ability to process mail...
Distributed database management system for servicing application
requests in a telecommunications switching system
A distributed database management (DDBMS) system for switching applications that combines rapid feature deployment with high real-time performance. The system...
IP discovery apparatus and method
Disclosed herein are methods and apparatus for discovering devices on a network. Active devices can be discovered in ARP tables from routers on the network....
Method for managing storm water damage
A method for creating a model for managing storm water is described which is capable of providing projected results and effects based upon varying the inputted...
Method and apparatus for configuration management in communications
Apparatus and method for monitoring parameters that govern the operational characteristics of a network device, including the use of templates for generating...