Patents Examined by John A. Follansbee
  • Patent number: 11962483
    Abstract: Systems and methods for application performance management across one or more networks are disclosed. A system includes a plurality of geographically distributed computing devices executing one or more applications. A plurality of collectors are distributed across the one or more networks, each collector being positioned proximate a respective computing device. The collectors may sample, by each of the plurality of collectors, a plurality of trace events received from the applications executing on the computing devices proximate the collector. The collectors may retain in memory sampled trace events that meet a configurable attribute. The collectors may use probabilistic sets and tail-based sampling to determine root events and policies for identifying relevant traces. Benefits can be achieved in bandwidth savings, network cost and cyber security.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Elasticsearch B.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Wilkins, Ron Cohen
  • Patent number: 11962627
    Abstract: Executable code comprising a local file system is stored at a collaboration system server for downloading. The remote collaboration system responds to a message from a user device to download the local file system. The local file system to be downloaded is configured to operate on the user device so as to issue requests from the user device to perform an initial access to server-side collaboration data. The collaboration system responds to such requests by predicting interests of the user, which predictions are used to retrieve additional server-side collaboration data. The additional server-side collaboration data is sent to the user device and stored on the user device in an area for locally-stored collaboration system information. The user provides search terms for searching the locally-stored collaboration system information, and results are displayed on the user device. The results are displayed without the need to perform additional communications with remote collaboration system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Inventors: Advait Karande, Tanooj Luthra, Ritik Malhotra
  • Patent number: 11962644
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises circuitry, wherein the circuitry is configured to: receive, via a communications network, context information for a first set of one or more edge devices, wherein the context information identifies an operating environment of the first set of edge devices based on information from one or more sensors; receive, via the communications network, workload information for a second set of one or more edge devices; determine workload assignments for the first set of edge devices based on the context information for the first set of edge devices and based on the workload information for the second set of edge devices; and transmit, via the communications network, the workload assignments to the first set of edge devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Katalin Klara Bartfai-Walcott, Hassnaa Moustafa
  • Patent number: 11962474
    Abstract: A method (1000) for performance modeling of a plurality of microservices (215) includes deploying the plurality of microservices (215) within a network (1260). The plurality of microservices (215) are communicatively coupled to generate at least one service chain (310) for providing at least one service. Based on a resource allocation configuration, an initial set of training data for the plurality of microservices within the network (1260) is determined. At least a portion of data is excluded from the initial set of training data to generate a subset of training data. A Quality of Service (QoS) behaviour model is generated based on the subset of the training data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Michel Gokan Khan, Wenfeng Hu, Carolyn Cartwright, Huiyuan Wang
  • Patent number: 11962475
    Abstract: The properties of a plurality of operational units are estimated by generating a central system state graph model representing the properties of the plurality of operational units as probabilities of transitions between states for the plurality of operational units, where the states represent operational data. Then a respective updated system state graph model is generated for each of the plurality of operational units, based on the central system state graph model and based on new operational data for the respective operational unit. A distance measure is determined between the respective updated system state graph models. If the distance measure fulfils a divergence criterion, a plurality of new central system state graph models are generated, each representing the properties of a respective subset of the plurality of operational units as the probabilities of transitions between states for the respective subset of the plurality of operational units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Martha Vlachou-Konchylaki, Efthymios Stathakis, Arthur Gusmao, Jörg Niemöller, Swarup Kumar Mohalik, Yu Wang
  • Patent number: 11956127
    Abstract: An initial Network on Chip (NoC) topology based on a set of initial requirements is incrementally modified to satisfy a set of different requirements. Each incremental modification includes minimizing a number of changes to existing components in the initial topology. Minimizing the changes includes preserving names of the existing components in the initial NoC topology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: ARTERIS, INC.
    Inventors: Benoit de Lescure, Moez Cherif
  • Patent number: 11956135
    Abstract: Embodiments described herein provide a system for facilitating dynamic content distribution in an enterprise environment. During operation, the system determines a set of logical groups based on a set of grouping criteria. A respective logical group can include one or more devices managed by a controller and a network that provides connections among the one or more devices. The system categorizes the set of logical groups based on exogenous information associated with a respective logical group and determines a corresponding condition of measurement for a respective category of links in the enterprise environment. The system then schedules a link for measurement based on the condition of measurement and the categorization of the set of logical groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventor: Marc E. Mosko
  • Patent number: 11956287
    Abstract: A method and a system for automated switchover timer's tuning on network systems or Next Generation Emergency Systems configured so that the sending, by a master node, of a heartbeat and/or ARP ping to one or more backup nodes and/or a surveillance unit according to preconfigured switchover timer values can occur to check if the master node is still active. One or more backup nodes and/or a surveillance unit, can use an additional first Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) OPTION message to the master node after receiving the heartbeat and/or the ARP ping or if the heartbeat and/or ARP ping fails to be received according to the switchover timer values. An administrator or an administrative unit of the network can perform a switchover or failover to a backup node in case the first SIP OPTION message is not answered with a suitable response by the master node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Unify Patente GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Amauri Crovador, Rodrigo Kaminski Biermayr
  • Patent number: 11949534
    Abstract: A method for controlling a smart device is provided. The method comprises identifying a user-furniture interaction activity of a user interacting with a home furnishing product by analyzing sensor data, captured by an imaging sensor, depicting a scene of the user interacting with the home furnishing product. The method further comprises comparing the user-furniture interaction activity against a set of predetermined user-furniture interaction activities, thereby determining a specific predetermined user-furniture interaction activity among the set of predetermined user-furniture interaction activities, wherein each of the predetermined user-furniture interaction activities is associated with a rule of controlling a smart device. The method further comprises controlling the smart device in accordance with the rule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Inter IKEA Systems B.V.
    Inventor: Samuel Macdermot
  • Patent number: 11949580
    Abstract: Various example embodiments for supporting data center management are presented herein. Various example embodiments for supporting data center management may be configured to support fabric service management for a data center fabric including a set of servers and a fabric network configured to support communications of the servers. Various example embodiments for supporting fabric service management within a data center may be configured to support a capability for configuring a fabric network of the data center fabric of the data center based on merging and unmerging of underlay and overlay configurations. Various example embodiments for supporting fabric service management within a data center may be configured to support a capability for debugging a fabric network of the data center fabric of the data center based on use of probes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy
    Inventor: Jayant Kotalwar
  • Patent number: 11949809
    Abstract: An optimization apparatus (100) includes a setting unit (110) that sets a predetermined non-linear objective function, a policy determination unit (120) that determines a policy to be executed in online optimization in a bandit problem, based on the non-linear objective function, a policy execution unit (130) that acquires a reward as an execution result of the determined policy, an update rate determination unit (140) that determines an update rate of the non-linear objective function by a multiplicative weight update method, based on the acquired reward and the non-linear objective function, and an update unit (150) that updates the non-linear objective function, based on the update rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shinji Ito
  • Patent number: 11943144
    Abstract: Described are systems and methods for providing dynamic, adaptive, real-time traffic rules for applications employing a microservice architecture. Embodiments of the present disclosure can utilize historical and real-time traffic information, as well as real-time computing resource information, to determine flow and retry rules that are to be enforced for one or more services associated with an application. The flow and retry rules can be continuously and iteratively updated based on changing real-time traffic and computing conditions. Advantageously, embodiments of the present disclosure can mitigate failures encountered by client devices in response to application programming interfaces (API) calls to the various services.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Srinivasan Dwarakanathan, Michael Ariaga, Chaitanya Kumar Peravalli, Shashindra Kumar Shrivastav
  • Patent number: 11943093
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for enabling graceful recovery of network connections in a virtual machine instance that has been migrated or temporarily halted. To prevent the virtual machine instance from attempting to reuse open connections, which might fail due to migration or halting, a host device identifies open connections just prior to halting the virtual machine instance on the host, and transmits to the virtual machine instance termination signals for the open connections. The host device may further transmit termination signals to the other parties to such connections. Each termination signal may be formatted so as to appear to originate from the other party to the connection, causing both parties to synchronize their knowledge of the connection. On reactivation, the virtual machine instance can recovery the connections without errors associated with attempted utilization of broken connections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Marc John Brooker, Timothy Allen Wagner, Mikhail Danilov, Niall Mullen, Holly Mesrobian, Philip Daniel Piwonka
  • Patent number: 11943295
    Abstract: Provided are methods and systems for configuring and managing data shipper agents. A method may commence with receiving a list of one or more data shipper agents installed on one or more edge nodes associated with a user. A data shipper agent of the one or more data shipper agents may be installed on one of the one or more edge nodes. The method may continue with providing a graphical user interface that may enable the user to configure the one or more data shipper agents. The method may further include receiving selections of configuration parameters associated with at least one of the one or more data shipper agents. The method may then continue with receiving a configuration of the at least one of the one or more data shipper agents and automatically reconfiguring the configuration of the at least one of the one or more data shipper agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Elasticsearch B.V.
    Inventors: Nicolas Ruflin, Pier-Hugues Pellerin
  • Patent number: 11934475
    Abstract: Advanced user experience study can be accomplished by enabling recording on a device such as a smart phone, providing a participant with one or more survey questions and a task. Typically, the participants are recorded and redirected to a starting URL. The recording can be terminated when the participant reaches a validation condition. Results, for example, videos, survey results, click flows, and heat maps may be filterable across any participant feature or any study validation criteria. Validation criteria includes time taken to complete a given action, ending up at a particular URL (or class of URLs), based upon question answers, or any combination thereof. These criteria can be classified as either a successful completion of the study, or a failed attempt. Additionally, the validation criteria can also include a decision by the participant to abandon the study.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: USERZOOM TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Xavier Mestres, Alfonso de la Nuez, Albert Recolons, Francesc del Castillo, Jordi Ibañez, Anna Barba, Andrew Jensen
  • Patent number: 11936694
    Abstract: Methods, devices, and system related to cross-domain routing of communication session requests in Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem are disclosed. In one example aspect, a method for routing a call initiated in an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) includes receiving, by a Breakout Gateway Control Function (BGCF) node operating in a first domain, a first message from a caller requesting an establishment of a communication session. The method includes determining, by the BGCF node based on header information of the first message, that the caller is located in a second domain different than the first domain, and generating, by the BGCF node, a second message based on a preconfigured rule for the second domain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: T-Mobile USA, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Cataquis, Dennis Romero
  • Patent number: 11936492
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an architecture for redundant control of wireless devices (e.g., wireless light fixtures, wireless light strips, wireless window shades, or other wireless devices) of a home automation system is provided that uses a combination of WLAN and WPAN communication. During normal operation of the home automation system, control commands generated in response to user input in a control application (app) on a control device (e.g., a remote control, mobile device, or other electronic device) are transmitted via a WLAN (e.g., Wi-Fi) to a bridge device (e.g., a lamp module or wireless keypad) proximate to the wireless device, which forwards the commands over a WPAN (e.g., BLE) to the wireless device. In the absence of an available WLAN connection (e.g., due to failure, prior to its configuration, etc.), the control device may send control commands via the WPAN (e.g., BLE) directly to the wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Savant Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert P. Madonna, Kevin C. Kicklighter, Swapnil Bora
  • Patent number: 11929885
    Abstract: Systems and methods for a situation aware edge analytics framework for communication systems. In certain embodiments, a method includes receiving an analytical model from an external server at a mobile edge node. Further, the method includes acquiring situation information for the mobile edge node from at least one component on the mobile edge node. Moreover, the method includes providing the situation information to the analytical model executing on the mobile edge node. Also, identifying a change in one or more communication link states based on an output of the analytical model. Additionally, transmitting the output of the analytical model to the external server. The method also includes receiving an additional analytical model from the external server by the mobile edge node, where the additional analytical model is based on the output of the analytical model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Kirupakar Janakiraman, Aloke Roy, Ramkumar Rajendran, Pavel Drasil, Prasanna M R H, Cosmin Mihai
  • Patent number: 11929840
    Abstract: Management of web conference assets in a content management system. At the conclusion of a web conferencing session, an event is raised at the content management system. Various web conference assets (e.g., recordings) and web conference parameters are analyzed in conjunction with content management system metadata. Based on the analysis, one or more actions to perform on the web conference assets are determined. The content management system metadata may include user profile information of at least one web conference participant. Rules and/or a classification model that considers then-current conditions at the content management system are used singly, or in combination, to determine action characteristics and/or labels such as a retention period or security classifications to apply to the web conference assets. The web conference assets are stored in a hierarchical directory at the content management system. The hierarchy of the directory is derived from aspects of the web conferencing facility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Box, Inc.
    Inventors: Anna Quincy, Dan O'Leary, Nathaniel Schlein, Michelle Sangeun Oh, Irving Ruan, Aaron Levie
  • Patent number: 11929917
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a problematic event between a first interest point and a second interest point of a network and activating, in response to identifying the problematic event between the first interest point and the second interest point, a first endpoint associated with the first interest point and a second endpoint associated with the second interest point. The method also includes receiving, from the first endpoint and the second endpoint, telemetry data associated with a problematic path between the first interest point and the second interest point. The method further includes determining the problematic path between the first interest point and the second interest point using the telemetry data received from the first endpoint and the second endpoint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Vijay Kumar Devendran, Kiran Kumar Meda, Rajagopalan Janakiraman, Shyam N. Kapadia, Javed Asghar