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US-5,542,073 Computer program product for choosing largest selectivities among eligible predicates of join equivalence...
A method for choosing join selectivities in a query optimizer in a relational database management system is disclosed which facilitates the estimation of join...
US-5,541,394 Delivery service management system
A delivery service management system utilizes a two-dimensional bar code having key information for specifying the source of a material and content information...
US-5,539,870 Computerized system and process for interactively managing a distributed database system
An interactive graphical display of object relationships and instances is implemented by means of a table driven process. The user can select one or more object...
US-5,537,642 Method for authenticating messages passed between tasks
A system for providing distributed control of a resource with centralized configuration management. A network of distributed workstations is provided for...
US-5,537,611 Network management of special service calls
In a telecommunication network, a DATA ACCESS POINT (DAP) database is used to route traffic between originating calling stations and terminating called stations...
US-5,537,467 Method for forwarding a call to a temporarily utilized portable telephone
A distributed service management system for providing communication services comprises a plurality of individual service management systems operated by a...
US-5,537,464 Method and apparatus for the billing of value-added communication calls
New use of the existing PSTN for capturing data to charge enhanced service provider (ESP) fees on phone bills of numbers terminating calls originated by dialing...
US-5,535,386 Transaction and version management system
Each element of a database may have multiple versions; the versions are partitioned into branches, and versions of a branch are ordered linearly according to...
US-5,533,103 Calling system and method
An automated computer calling system is disclosed for correlating diverse types of recorded information, such as voice or video, with data records that have been...
US-5,533,093 Automated trouble-shooting mechanism resident in craftsperson's portable test and communications device
A telephone service technician's portable computer has a trouble-shooting mechanism which analyzes craftsperson inputs, trouble ticket data, local and remote...
US-5,528,621 Packet data communication system
A packet data transmission system is used to link a number of remote hand-held data-gathering units such as bar code readers to a central computer which...
US-5,528,492 Method of managing medical diagnostic data with reference relationship
A method of managing medical diagnostic data in a database system, capable of simplifying the data look up operation to be made at a user terminal while working...
US-5,526,358 Node management in scalable distributed computing enviroment
A method for independently executing software components in a node of a network containing many nodes. The method including generating a logical hierarchy of the...
US-5,524,239 Replay recovery protocol for real-time database management systems
A computer database method using data organized data into atomic data sets and transactions separated into a plurality of statements called projections which...
US-5,524,142 Method and apparatus for the billing of value-added communication calls
A new method of charging enhanced service provider (ESP) fees on phone bills of telephone numbers originating seven digit 555 number calls within the Public...
US-5,522,044 Networked facilities management system
A networked system having a wide variety of applications and particularly applicable to facilities management systems has multiple levels of software in...
US-5,521,971 Communication network control method
A communication network (1) comprises a number of network nodes (2, 3, 4 and 5) linked together by transmission paths (6, 7 and 8). A network manager (9)...
US-5,519,865 System and method for retrieving and classifying data stored in a database system
A retrieval interface system which allows a user to view a retrieval result as a percentage of a total number of files, and to further classify the retrieval...
US-5,517,605 Method and apparatus for managing browsing, and selecting graphic images
A graphics image management system registers each image in a graphical database which can be used to select and organize the images to generate a display record...
US-5,517,421 System for managing LSI design part data
Databases are prepared for data of circuit parts to be used in designing ASICs. Each part data contains functional element indicative of kinds of devices and...
US-5,513,332 Database management coprocessor for on-the-fly providing data from disk media to all without first storing data...
A data base information engine subsystem which examines data on the fly as it is retrieved from a mass storage device (i.e., disk), and before storing it in...
US-5,513,171 Arrangement for dynamically deriving a telephone network management database from telephone network data
A network management facility is adapted so that it obtains information including connectivity data as well as the identities of discrete network elements from...
US-5,511,191 Status monitoring arrangement for a data processing system comprising a number of managed objects
A data processing system comprises a number of managed objects, such as processors, a file system, a communications facility, a power supply, database services,...
US-5,511,190 Hash-based database grouping system and method
A structured query language (SQL) grouping and aggregation system and method that incorporates hash-based techniques, several overflow handling strategies and...
US-5,511,188 Networked facilities management system with time stamp comparison for data base updates
A networked system having a wide variety of applications and particularly applicable to facilities management systems has multiple levels of software in...
US-5,511,186 System and methods for performing multi-source searches over heterogeneous databases
System and methods for performing search and retrieval operations over multiple databases, the system and methods being suitable for use in combination with...
US-5,511,114 Telephone pre-paid calling card system and method
A pre-paid calling card system enables customers to access a telephone network and obtain long distance telephone service. The system includes four main...
US-5,506,984 Method and system for data retrieval in a distributed system using linked location references on a plurality of...
A method and apparatus for virtual data integration in a database management system, specifically for providing multidatabase query and retrieval capability,...
US-5,504,897 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...
US-5,504,890 System for data sharing among independently-operating information-gathering entities with individualized...
A system is provided for sharing data among cooperating but independently-operating data-gathering contributors. Each contributor maintains a database with...
US-5,504,886 System and method for applying user supplied relation definitions to application files for a relational database
Disclosed is a system and method for applying structured query language on user application files not conforming to the definition of a base relation of a...
US-5,504,885 O-R gateway: a system for connecting object-oriented application programs and relational databases
This is a method and system of extending the capability of a relational database management system's precompiler to object-oriented languages comprising:...
US-5,504,879 Resolution of relationship source and target in a versioned database management system
A versioned data management system is provided with a method for resolving sources and targets of relationships. For each entity instance, a lifetime ID is...
US-5,499,359 Methods for improved referential integrity in a relational database management system
A system of the present invention includes a PC-based relational database management system (PC RDBMS) with data integrity facilities. Methods are described for...
US-5,499,358 Method for storing a database in extended attributes of a file system
The present invention provides a definition, format, and structure of extended attributes for managing, maintaining, and controlling file systems. This is...
US-5,497,487 Merge, commit recovery protocol for real-time database management systems
A computer database method using data organized data into atomic data sets and transactions separated into a plurality of statements called projections which...
US-5,495,609 System and method for managing concurrent access to data files consisting of data entries referenced by keys...
A database management system including an index with parallel read access for large amounts of keyed information. The index can be referenced for read-only...
US-5,495,606 System for parallel processing of complex read-only database queries using master and slave central processor...
A parallel query processing system comprises a front end processor, a query processing complex attached to the front end processor, and a database on a data...
US-5,495,533 Personal key archive
A computing system is described having an automated management system for managing keys to encrypt and decrypt stored data on the computing system. The computing...
US-5,493,671 Method and apparatus for conversion of database data into a different format on a field by field basis using a...
A data conversion apparatus and method for translating information stored in a first relational database to that stored in a second relational database, and for...
US-5,491,820 Distributed, intermittently connected, object-oriented database and management system
Disclosed is an object-oriented approach to storage and transmission of retrievable items in a client-server computer environment. Special processing modules...
US-5,491,818 System for migrating application data definition catalog changes to the system level data definition catalog in...
The present invention provides the ability to alter data definitions in a Database Management System (DBMS). The present invention provides the ability to...
US-5,487,141 Development system with methods for visual inheritance and improved object reusability
Relational database management system (RDBMS) with an object-based, interactive visual-programming language provides programming by "visual inheritance." A user...
US-5,485,607 Concurrency-control method and apparatus in a database management system utilizing key-valued locking
The concurrency-control mechanisms in a database-management system achieves high concurrency by using a lock-mode set larger than that conventionally employed...
US-5,481,703 Database restructuring system for detecting functionally dependent relations and converting them into third...
A database restructuring system normalizes a table of a relational database to generate a third normal form relation. The database restructuring system is...
US-5,481,700 Apparatus for design of a multilevel secure database management system based on a multilevel logic programming...
Apparatus for designing a multilevel secure database management system based on a multilevel logic programming system. The apparatus includes a multilevel...
US-5,479,655 Method and system for use in an on-line database system for dynamically expanding a file without suppression of...
A dynamic file expansion method and system for on-line database systems is provided. When an empty space of a file becomes insufficient, the file is dynamically...
US-5,479,441 Packet data communication system
A packet data transmission system is used to link a number of remote hand-held data-gathering units such as bar code readers to a central computer which...
US-5,475,837 Method and system for restructuring a B-Tree for managing data during a node splitting operation
A database management system and method which permit a B-Tree to be concurrently traversed for the purpose of reading while the B-Tree is actually in the process...
US-5,469,568 Method for choosing largest selectivities among eligible predicates of join equivalence classes for query...
A method for choosing join selectivities in a query optimizer in a relational database management system is disclosed which facilitates the estimation of join...
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