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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...
US-5,469,567 System for secondary database data block buffering with block save generations and read/write access and with...
The present invention is an improved database system for reducing the wait time for database processing programs. This data system provides for the input/output...
US-5,469,497 Networked interactive call management subsystems with prevention of simultaneous use of a single account number
A telecommunications system allows multiple users to place and charge telephone calls to personal debit accounts without requiring specially designed telephones...
US-5,463,671 Telecommunications network having a distributed network of decentralized local stations
A method of establishing a telecommunications network. The method includes the steps of providing a network of local stations joined to one another by microwave...
US-5,463,381 Database system having a plurality of nodes communicating with each other via communication network
A database system includes a communication network, and a plurality of nodes. Each node includes a data storage device, a management part managing a status of...
US-5,459,862 Network concurrency control for autonomous databases featuring independent lock release and lock ownership transfer
A system for maintaining the integrity of two substantially identical databases across a computer network consisting of two central processing units...
US-5,459,860 Computerized system and process for managing a distributed database system
In a distributed data processing system comprising a plurality of different computer systems, each system having a central processing unit (CPU), memory, a...
US-5,457,782 Digital signal processing circuit board having use for voice processing system
A digital voice processing circuit board having use in a voice processing system wherein voice processing functions are run in software. This application of...
US-5,455,945 System and method for dynamically displaying entering, and updating data from a database
A system for extracting and dynamically displaying data from a database comprises a central processing unit, an input device, a program memory, a display device,...
US-5,455,944 Method for managing logging and locking of page free space information in a transaction processing system
Database files containing records include pages called free space inventory pages (FSIPs) describing field space information relating to data pages. In a...
US-5,454,104 Financial data event flow analysis system with study conductor display
A system for controlling and managing a continuous sequence of data by conducting studies on user-defined segments of the data, and displaying the study results...
US-5,452,450 System of global update for time/language heterogeneous databases using a relational reference database and...
A database network management method ensures consistency of modifications to data in a network of databases comprising a relational database which constitutes a...
US-5,450,581 System for copying from one database management system to another by translating authorization statements
A computer-implemented method is provided which helps to render the differences between relational database management system (RDBMS) types transparent. The...
US-5,450,122 In-station television program encoding and monitoring system and method
An in-station method and apparatus for encoding television programs, including commercials, with a digital identification code recorded on a selected video scan...
US-5,448,727 Domain based partitioning and reclustering of relations in object-oriented relational database management systems
A system and method of logically and physically clustering data (tuples) in a database. The database management system of the invention partitions (declusters) a...
US-5,448,226 Shelf talker management system
A system has a central store computer and a multiplicity of electronic shelf labels (ESLs). Each label has a means to detect the presence of an ESL-mounted shelf...
US-5,446,885 Event driven management information system with rule-based applications structure stored in a relational database
A rule-based application structure utilizes rules which are stored separately from application programs. The rules are stored in a relational database as...
US-5,446,882 Interface for a computerized database having card and list views
A method for managing a computerized database characterized by the steps of: a) providing a collection of view styles including a card view and a list view; b)...
US-5,446,858 Apparatus and method for transferring information in blocks from a database to a memory
A method, system and process for providing an improved database blocking technique for updatable and scrollable cursors is disclosed. The invention is...
US-5,444,851 Method of accessing configured nodes in a facilities management system with a non-configured device
A networked system having a wide variety of applications and particularly applicable to facilities management systems has multiple levels of software in...
US-5,442,791 Integrated remote execution system for a heterogenous computer network environment
An integrated remote execution system manages resources and provides for the distributed and remote execution of remote requests to those resources in a...
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