Patents Examined by James E Richardson
  • Patent number: 11308062
    Abstract: An index update method, including: receiving an index update request, where the index update request is used to instruct to create or delete a target index that is associated with a field in a logic table of a tenant; updating metadata information of the logic table in a database in response to the index update request; notifying a coordination service, where the coordination service is used to notify a second data access node to perform a local synchronization update; and after all second data access nodes finish local synchronization updates, performing a data asynchronization update. After the metadata information is updated in the database, an index is updated in two steps. In a first step, a local synchronization update is performed. In a second step, after all data access nodes finish local synchronization updates, a data asynchronization update is performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yidong Yang, Chenghua Liu, Yong Deng, Wenqi Zhu, Bingjian Hou
  • Patent number: 11294874
    Abstract: An approach to structured record retrieval permits transmission and storage of records in a native concise format, without requiring that the records be interpreted and stored in a tabular form. Such storage of the records in a tabular form might double the space required, and more generally, requires substantially more space in applications in which there are many optional elements. In some embodiments, each message is parsed according to a specification of the message structure (e.g., according to a “grammar” for the message), and during parsing field values in predefined positions in the structure are extracted and added to an index structure that associates record identifiers with the (position, value) pairs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Ab Initio Technology LLC
    Inventor: Taro Ikai
  • Patent number: 11294869
    Abstract: Some embodiments provide a method for expressing viability of a first database as a candidate for replacing a second database. The method identifies a first group of database queries that a group of applications directed towards the second database. The method produces a second group of queries by removing, from the first group, queries that are duplicates. Based on a set of complexity values associated with a set of components of the second group of queries, the method generates a complexity indicator representing a level of difficulty for rewriting the second group of queries for the second database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: DATOMETRY, INC.
    Inventors: Florian Michael Waas, Dmitri Korablev, Michele Gage, Mark Morcos, Amirhossein Aleyasen
  • Patent number: 11281682
    Abstract: In one example this disclosure describes a method that includes receiving, by a computing system, a first single character input from a user for a type down search. Responsive to the first single character input, sending, by the computing system, a plurality of asynchronous search requests to one or more data sources. Responsive to the plurality of asynchronous search requests, receiving, by the computing system, a first one or more data source search results from a first data source. Displaying, by the computing system, the one or more data source search results. Receiving, by the computing system, a second one or more data source search results from a second data source different from the first data source. And, updating, by the computing system and based on the received second one or more data source search results, the displayed one or more data source search results.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: Optum, Inc.
    Inventors: Patrick Felsted, Justin McKelvy
  • Patent number: 11281650
    Abstract: There has been desired a technique for creating a table on a database without formulating an SQL statement. A control system includes a development support device and a controller. The development support device includes a development tool configured to accept, as setting information, a setting that designates collection target variables from among variables included in a control program, and a setting that designates an identification name, on a database, of each collection target variable. The controller includes a generation module-configured to output an SQL statement for creating a table on the database, based on a data type and an identification name on the database, the identification name being specified in the setting information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: OMRON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kotaro Okamura
  • Patent number: 11275760
    Abstract: Transforming a database while allowing the data in the database to be available to database users during the transformation of the database. A method includes creating a new version of metadata for an old copy of database items. The method further includes creating a copy of data items to be transformed in the old copy of database items while applying a transformation to the data while migrating data from the old copy of database items to the new copy of database according to the new version of metadata. The method further includes while migrating data from the old copy of database items to the new copy of database items, servicing user queries made against the old copy of database items to allow the database to remain online while transforming data items in the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventor: Panagiotis Antonopoulos
  • Patent number: 11269863
    Abstract: An example operation may include one or more of storing an index structure that comprises an index of keys from a blockchain ledger, where the keys are stored as nodes in the index structure, receiving a blockchain request for data stored on the blockchain ledger, reading a set of keys of a non-critical query included in the blockchain request from the nodes in the index structure, and generating and storing a read set for the blockchain request which does not include values for the set of keys of the non-critical query.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Woong Ah Yoon, Alex Xingqi Casella, Bonnie Ishiguro, Jingzhan Zhang
  • Patent number: 11269874
    Abstract: The present invention relates to data manipulation language (DML) acceleration. Herein are database techniques to use value range analysis and range-limited execution operators when a value is excluded. In an embodiment, a computer receives a data access request that specifies an expression that includes operator(s), including a particular operator that has argument(s) that has only three possible values. Before detecting the actual value of a particular argument, the computer detects that a particular value of the three possible values is excluded for the particular argument. Responsively, an implementation of the particular operator that never accepts the particular value for the particular argument is selected. Applying the expression to fulfil the data access request entails invoking the selected implementation of the particular operator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Pit Fender, Benjamin Schlegel, Alexander Ulrich
  • Patent number: 11256681
    Abstract: A technology for controlling an access of a trie by managing node access permissions of processes that access a trie data structure and perform an operation is disclosed. Example embodiments include accessing a window initiating node in a trie, determining whether a next node is an anchor node while visiting lower nodes of the window initiating node in a predetermined traversal order, locking the next node when the next node is an anchor node, releasing a lock of the window initiating node when the window initiating node is an anchor node, and setting the next node as the window initiating node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Inventor: WunBae Jeon
  • Patent number: 11257029
    Abstract: Methods, computer program products, and systems are presented. The method computer program products, and systems can include, for instance: obtaining a request for in venue pickup of an article by a customer user, the request specifying an article identifier for the article; obtaining from a data repository article dimensional information of the article; evaluating loading of the article into a transport apparatus associated to the customer user based on the article dimensional information and transport apparatus dimensional information of the transport apparatus; and outputting a notification to the customer user based on the evaluating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jialin Li, Pradeep K. Nanjundaswamy, Srikanth Sundararajan, Danai Tengtrakool
  • Patent number: 11249972
    Abstract: An index update method, including: receiving an index update request, where the index update request is used to instruct to create or delete a target index that is associated with a field in a logic table of a tenant; updating metadata information of the logic table in a database in response to the index update request; notifying a coordination service, where the coordination service is used to notify a second data access node to perform a local synchronization update; and after all second data access nodes finish local synchronization updates, performing a data asynchronization update. After the metadata information is updated in the database, an index is updated in two steps. In a first step, a local synchronization update is performed. In a second step, after all data access nodes finish local synchronization updates, a data asynchronization update is performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yidong Yang, Chenghua Liu, Yong Deng, Wenqi Zhu, Bingjian Hou
  • Patent number: 11250211
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to system(s) and method(s) for generating a version associated with a section in a document. The system receives user inputs corresponding to line boundaries associated with the document. Based on the user inputs, the system generates a set of sections and a set of section tags associated with the set of sections. The system further generates one or more versions associated with each section tag when the section associated with the section tag is modified. Upon generation of the one or more versions, the system may store the one or more versions independent of the document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: HCL Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Manish Virmani, Sumeet Kohli
  • Patent number: 11249940
    Abstract: At least a portion of data of a tree data structure is serialized into a first set of flat data. At least a portion of a structure of the tree data structure is serialized to reproduce at least the portion of the structure in a second set of flat data. It is determined to access a desired data of the tree data structure from an archive. The second set of flat data is read to reconstitute at least the portion of a structure of the tree data structure. The reconstituted structure of the tree data structure is used to determine a data offset associated with the first set of flat data, wherein the data offset corresponds to the desired data. The desired data is accessed using the data offset associated with the first set of flat data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: Cohesity, Inc.
    Inventors: Venkata Ranga Radhanikanth Guturi, Tushar Mahata, Praveen Kumar Yarlagadda
  • Patent number: 11238083
    Abstract: A method for identifying a desired document is provided to include forming K clusters of documents and, for each cluster: for each respective document of the cluster determining a sum of distances between (i) the respective document and (ii) each of the other documents of the cluster; and identifying a medoid document of the cluster as the document of the cluster having the smallest sum of determined distances of all of the documents of the cluster. The method also includes selecting M representative documents for each cluster, identifying for dynamic display toward the user K groupings of documents, wherein each of the K groupings of documents identifies the selected M representative documents of a corresponding cluster, and, in response to user selection of one of the K groupings of documents, identifying for dynamic display toward the user P documents of the cluster that corresponds to the selected grouping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Evolv Technology Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Severn, Matthew J. Strom, Diego Guy M. Legrand, James O'Neill, Scott Henning
  • Patent number: 11238035
    Abstract: Techniques are described herein for indexing personal information in columnar data storage format based files. In an embodiment, row groups of rows that comprise a plurality of columns are stored in a set of files. Each column of a row group is stored in a chunk of column pages in the set of files. A regular expression index that indexes a particular column in the set of files is stored for each row group. The regular expression index identifies column pages in the chunk of the particular column that include a particular column value that satisfies a regular expression specified in a query. The regular expression specified in the query in evaluated against the particular column using the regular expression index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hamed Ahmadi, Jian Wen, Shrikumar Hariharasubrahmanian, Sanjay Jinturkar, Nipun Agarwal
  • Patent number: 11232067
    Abstract: A request to migrate from a secondary storage system to a server a requested version of database content of a database backed up at the secondary storage system is received. A new version of the database content at the secondary storage system is instantiated. Functionality of the database is maintained including by allowing a database application hosted on the server to access the database content from the secondary storage system using the instantiated new version of the database content while migrating the requested version of database content from the secondary storage system to the server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Cohesity, Inc.
    Inventors: Abhijit Chakankar, Manoj Singhal, Warren Shen, Sashikanth Madduri, Rupesh Bajaj, Vivek Velankar, Sandeep Tandekar, Sunil Moolchandani, Apollo Aguilan Tanting, Aditya Tandon
  • Patent number: 11226598
    Abstract: A building system includes one or more storage devices having instructions stored thereon that, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to receive an unstructured user question from a user device of a user and query a graph database based on the unstructured user question to extract context associated with the unstructured user question from contextual information of a building stored by the graph database, wherein the graph database stores the contextual information of the building through nodes and edges between the nodes, wherein the nodes represent equipment, spaces, people, and events associated building and the edges represent relationships between the equipment, spaces, people, and events. The instructions further cause the one or more processors to retrieve data from one or more data sources based on the context and compose a presentation based on the retrieved data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Johnson Controls Technology Company
    Inventors: George R. Oliver, Justin J. Ploegert, Karl F. Reichenberger, Sudhi R. Sinha, Sujith Ebenezer, Youngchoon Park
  • Patent number: 11226989
    Abstract: Providing dynamic, interest-based change notifications includes detecting an event for an artifact managed by a collaborative system, determining a user subscribed to the artifact, and, responsive to the event, calculating a score for the event using a processor. The score is user-specific and indicates a level of interest of the user for the event. The score is compared with a threshold score. A change notification of the event is sent to the user responsive to determining that the score exceeds the threshold score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Airbnb, Inc.
    Inventors: Lisa M. Frankel, Peter H. Klenk, Paul Komar, Yuhong Yin
  • Patent number: 11222053
    Abstract: An approach is provided for searching multilingual documents. A first classification is determined that includes a first document and other document(s) by minimizing a first distance between a first numerical fixed length vector for the first document and other numerical fixed length vector(s) for other document(s). Based on a query and a natural language detected in the query, a second document is selected. A second stream modeling the second document is encoded as a second numerical fixed length vector. Based on a distance between the first and second numerical fixed length vectors being less than a threshold, the first classification is identified as including the second document. Documents in the first classification are ranked and presented as having content matching the second document's content. At least one of the ranked documents is expressed in a natural language different from the natural language of the second document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Xin Tang, Kun Yan Yin, He Li, Xueliang Zhao, Xin Xu
  • Patent number: 11222063
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure relate to systems and methods for dynamically adjusting queries based on data protection configurations. In one example, a request for data is received from an application. The data is indexed in at least one of a first index database, a second index database and a third index database. A first key notification indicating a protection status of a personal device is received. A query is sent to each of the first index database, the second index database and the third index database for the requested data based on the protection status of the personal device. The requested data is loaded into the application. A second key notification indicating a change in the protection status of the personal device is received. At least some of the loaded data is removed from the application based on the change in the protection status of the personal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Adam Donald Wilson, Won Hee Lee