Patents Examined by Sm Rahman
  • Patent number: 10884815
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for implementing an independent services platform. One of the methods includes maintaining a first software platform system configured to host user-provided computing tasks in a cloud computing environment of a distributed computing system. A services platform system configured to host services in the cloud computing environment of the distributed computing system is also maintained, wherein the second services platform system is configured to provision independent service resources in the underlying cloud computing infrastructure, and launch one or more service instances of the service using the provisioned independent service resources in the underlying cloud computing infrastructure. The second services platform system is configured to receive a bind request from a user and to provide binding information to one or more computing tasks hosted by the first software platform system upon receiving the bind request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Pivotal Software, Inc.
    Inventors: Rajasinghe Saman Gunaratne, Jatin Suryakiran Naik, Matthew McNeeney, Matthew O'Donnell, Edward James Gordon King
  • Patent number: 10887222
    Abstract: Some embodiments provide a method for assigning different service path identifiers to each of a set of different service paths along each of which a same set of service operations are performed on a set of packets. The method retrieves an available service path identifier from an identifier storage that stores service path identifiers for multiple service paths. The method generates a set of proposed service path identifiers based on the retrieved available service path identifier and the number of service paths in the set of service paths. The method performs a write operation on the identifier storage based on the set of proposed service path identifiers, and based on a determination that the write operation was successful, assigns the set of proposed service path identifiers to the set of service paths. Based on the set of service path identifiers, the method forwards the set of packets along the set of service paths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: VMWARE, INC.
    Inventors: Ziyou Wang, Li Sun, Anuprem Chalvadi, Yanjun Lin, Yang Ping, Mary Firenze, Pierluigi Rolando, Yong Feng, Raju Koganty, Jianjun Shen, Medhavi Dhawan
  • Patent number: 10886735
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided for performing validation, estimation, and editing (VEE) on interval based energy consumption streams. The apparatus includes a VEE processor and a VEE configuration engine. The VEE processor executes VEE rules on each of the interval based energy consumption streams within a specified time period to generate and store corresponding post VEE readings that are stored in a post VEE readings data stores. The post VEE readings include tagged energy consumption data sets that are each associated with a corresponding one of the interval based energy consumption streams. Each of the tagged energy consumption data sets has groups of contiguous interval values tagged as having been validated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Enel X North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth J. Main, Wendy Chen
  • Patent number: 10887253
    Abstract: Current distributed message queuing services are designed to share resources in order to fulfill greater amounts of information; however, resource sharing often leads to correlated failures, task distribution problems, and misaligned load balancing of those shared resources. By maintaining a queue of publish request messages to be retrieved by message processors when the workload of the message processors is available, the enqueued messages are processed and fanned-out in order to provide information in the messages to the subscribers without latency or loss of data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Mykyta Synytskyy
  • Patent number: 10885307
    Abstract: The present invention is a photograph sharing process and/or system that allows professional photographers, who photograph weddings or other events where large numbers of photographs containing varying subject, to send photographs in which a subject or individual appears directly to that particular individual. Thus, the photographs are shared only with intended recipients and may be viewed essentially simultaneously or in close proximity to the photographed event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: CloudSpotter Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Ryan Jacobs
  • Patent number: 10880400
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments for configuring a network device using user-defined scripts are disclosed. The systems and methods provide for a servicing node to receive a request for a network session between a client device and a server, receive a user defined class and a user defined object configuration from a node controller, and use the information to instruct an object virtual machine to generate at least one user defined object. The servicing node can then apply the at least one user defined object to a data packet of the network session, where the user defined object allows a user to configure the network device with user-defined instruction scripts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: A10 Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Rajkumar Jalan, Rishi Sampat
  • Patent number: 10868789
    Abstract: In some embodiments, social matching includes determining one or more friends of a subscriber, in which the one or more friends of the subscriber are associated with the subscriber based on a social graph; notifying (e.g., pinging) a selected set of the one or more friends of the subscriber for input regarding selected matches for the subscriber, in which matches for the subscriber are generated by a matching engine performed by a processor; and displaying the input received from the selected set of the one or more friends of the subscriber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: eHarmony, Inc.
    Inventors: Arvind Mishra, Jonathan Eppers, Gregory Steiner, Joseph Essas
  • Patent number: 10868790
    Abstract: Disclosed are some implementations of systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products for integrating a collaborative communication system and a document collaboration system. A document within the document collaboration system may be linked to an object within the collaborative communication system. A user post may be received in association with the object or the document. A first feed configured to be rendered in association with the object is synchronized with a second feed configured to be rendered in association with the document such that both the first feed and the second feed each includes the user post.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: salesforce.com, inc.
    Inventor: Tarang Luthra
  • Patent number: 10862945
    Abstract: Conventional protocols for live media streaming are not lightweight and hence not suitable for constrained video transmitting devices. The protocols are poor in terms of delay performance under lossy conditions and need to maintain a lot of states at the constrained transmitting end leading to load on the memory and draining energy of the devices. The conventionally used protocols do not perform well for intermittent connectivity. Usually the existing streaming solutions act either in completely reliable manner, using reliable transport protocol like TCP, or in completely unreliable manner using best effort unreliable transport protocol like UDP. The present disclosure provides a single streaming solution which can change the protocol semantics and maintains a balance between reliability and delay-performance, thereby optimizing the overall system goodput. The protocol does this intelligently by inferring the criticality of the segment in flight and enable live video streaming for Internet of Things (IoT).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
    Inventors: Abhijan Bhattacharyya, Suvrat Agrawal, Hemant Kumar Rath, Arpan Pal
  • Patent number: 10862939
    Abstract: Streaming improvements are provided by using computing, caching, and/or other resources that are provided at different network edges in a Multi-access Edge Computing (“MEC”) enhanced network. A MEC device, at a network edge, may customize a stream passing to a client device via the network edge by identifying a break in an original stream manifest passing to the client device, and by inserting a link for the client device to request and play content that is selected by the MEC device during the break. The MEC device then passes the modified stream manifest, instead of the original stream manifest, to the client device. The MEC device may also be triggered, via a prioritization message from a host in the network, to prefetch, cache, and serve a stream from the network edge to a client device accessing the network via that network edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Verizon Digital Media Services Inc.
    Inventors: Bhavesh Upadhyaya, Tin Zaw
  • Patent number: 10855762
    Abstract: Systems and methods of adopting data across different sites are disclosed. In some example embodiments, a data adoption system configures a first networked site to adopt data from one or more other networked sites, detects new data on the other networked site(s), with the new data being associated with a data item on the other networked site(s), determines that a record of the data item is being stored on the first networked site, and stores the new data from the other networked site(s) on the first networked site in association with the data item based on the detecting of the new data on the other networked site(s) and the determining that a record of the data item is being stored on the first networked site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: eBay Inc.
    Inventors: Syeda Hudda, Jeffrey K. Cavano, Naveen Kumar, Abdullah Rababah, Vineet Bindal, Girish Kini, Pramod Mahadev Mamidipudi
  • Patent number: 10848540
    Abstract: Directing a content player to a content source is disclosed. A message from a content management system including information associated with a client that is currently requesting content is received. Based at least in part on the information included in the message, a set of content sources is determined. Instructions indicating the set of content sources for the client are sent to the content management system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Conviva Inc.
    Inventors: Faisal Zakaria Siddiqi, Alexey Serbin, Alexander Schneidman, Alexander Kolbasov, Soumyadeb Mitra, Aditya R. Ganjam, Ion Stoica, Hui Zhang
  • Patent number: 10848405
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, by a processing device of a first host from a virtualization manager via a network connection, a request to perform a storage operation on a storage volume associated with a storage domain, initiating the storage operation on the storage volume, responsive to determining that the network connection has been lost, storing a progress indicator of the operation in a volume metadata associated with the storage volume, and transmitting, to the virtualization manager, the progress indicator stored in the volume metadata.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Red Hat Israel, Ltd.
    Inventor: Liron Aravot
  • Patent number: 10848428
    Abstract: The present application provides a method for dynamically allocating resources in an SDN/NFV network based on load balancing. For multimedia services with different demands, a virtual link mapping target, a constraint and a load state of a physical link are associated. A subtask is adaptively mapped to a network node according to the load state of the physical link. The method effectively distinguishes used resources and remaining resources of a physical node and a link to balance the load, and thereby improve the utilization of network resources and avoid occurrence of a local optimum or current optimum. The solution involves performing a subtask mapping to find a server node satisfying constraints for each subtask in a service request. The model for mapping the subtask is min T ? V ? ? Target 1 s . t . ? C 1 , C 2 , C 3 , C 4 .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignees: STATE GRID HENAN INFORMATION & TELECOMMUNCATION COMPANY, BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF POSTS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
    Inventors: Wencui Li, Shiwen Wang, Siya Xu, Gangsong Dong, Shaoyong Guo, Yi Jin, Xiong Li, Lei Feng, Jing Shen
  • Patent number: 10841268
    Abstract: An example method to generate communication clients in an enterprise network environment involves receiving a status from a resource management system, the status associated with a computing resource of the enterprise network environment. The example method involves determining whether the status satisfies a threshold. When the status satisfies the threshold, the example method involves selecting a plurality of users based on a status agreement. When the status satisfies the threshold, the example method involves generating a communication client associated with the resource. When the status satisfies the threshold, the example method involves inviting the selected plurality of users via a social media interface to access the communication client.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: VMware, Inc.
    Inventors: Glen Robert Simpson, Didier Giannesini, Clive Ilan Ross
  • Patent number: 10834202
    Abstract: A network service method includes: a core cloud server returns all running service identification information; a multi-access edge computing cloud server receives a service request from a terminal device; and the multi-access edge computing cloud server determines whether an application that corresponds to the service request exists in the multi-access edge computing cloud server, according to the service identification information reported by the core cloud server; after the multi-access edge computing cloud server integrates the current state with the application being run by the multi-access edge computing cloud server, the terminal device is directed to the multi-access edge computing cloud server, and the multi-access edge computing cloud server provides the application to the terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Wei-Cheng Wang, Wen-Pin Hsu
  • Patent number: 10833931
    Abstract: There is provided a method, said method comprising receiving network information, using said network information to determine whether a change to a network is required, and if so, using said network information to determine at least one cause of a change to the network being required and providing, in dependence of the at least one cause, at least one option for at least one change to said network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY
    Inventors: Rodrigo Antonio Mendes De Brito, Somasundaram Velayutham, Marc Rouanne, Martin Holecek
  • Patent number: 10834038
    Abstract: A real-time communication system includes a cloud server, multiple user devices having respective real-time communication software for communicating with the cloud server, and multiple dynamic expression rendering devices one-to-one communicating with the user devices respectively. A transmitting user device encodes and transmits a transmitter data, a receiver data and a dynamic expression ID of a selected dynamic expression. The cloud server decodes and transmits the transmitter data, the receiver data and the dynamic expression ID of the selected dynamic expression to a receiver user device. Based on the received dynamic expression ID, the real-time communication software of the receiver user device finds the dynamic expression.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: QUANTA COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Ming-Ju Tsai, Chieh-Sheng Ding, Hsin-Yi Cheng, Ming-Tsung Yen, Ching-Wen Wu
  • Patent number: 10834164
    Abstract: Audio and video devices can be virtualized using synchronous A/V streaming. When a video device such as a webcam is connected to a client terminal while the client terminal has established a remote session on a server, video data generated by the video device can be encoded into an encoded video stream using the H.264 or similar standard. Additionally, audio data corresponding to the video data can be embedded into the encoded video stream. The encoded video stream with the embedded audio can then be transferred to the server. The server-side components can extract the audio from the stream and perform the necessary decoding on the video and possibly on the audio data prior to providing the decoded data to drivers that function as virtualized audio and video devices on the server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Wyse Technology L.L.C.
    Inventors: Oleg Rombakh, Richard Goldberg
  • Patent number: 10826983
    Abstract: Computing technology for a transportation vehicle is provided. For example, the computing technology executes a method for generating an encrypted message by a computing device for a passenger of a transportation vehicle, based on an identifier identifying the transportation vehicle and a passenger seat identifier identifying a passenger seat; providing the encrypted message to a processor executable entertainment system of the transportation vehicle; decrypting the encrypted message and validating the passenger seat identifier based on an authorized login by the passenger to the entertainment system while the passenger is on the transportation vehicle; and after validation, presenting the decrypted message to a device accessible to the passenger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Avionics Corporation
    Inventor: Jared Gummig