Patents by Inventor Patrick J. Simek

Patrick J. Simek has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10715494
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for directly transferring tenant data hosted on a source domain to a target domain, wherein the source and target domains are associated with different server farms. Additionally, where the source domain is managed by a source management layer and the target domain is managed by target management layer, which source and target management layers are not in a trust relationship. Aspects describe establishing a secure, direct communication bus between the source and target management layers in order to accomplish a plurality of steps involved in transferring the tenant, wherein tenant data transferred thereon is encrypted. In example aspects, the direct communication bus terminates upon completion of the tenant data transfer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Patrick J. Simek, Prashant Gaurav, Kalyan K. Kona, Ilker Celikyilmaz
  • Publication number: 20190197020
    Abstract: A cloud-based migration system exposes a source-independent application programming interface for receiving data to be migrated. The data is uploaded and stored as a single entity in a cloud-based storage system. A migration system then accesses the migration package and begins migrating the data to its destination, from the cloud-based storage system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Joe Keng YAP, Mahadevan THANGARAJU, Sean L. LIVINGSTON, Roberta CANNEROZZI, Ghania MOUSSA, Ron Shimon ESTRIN, Yu-Ting LIN, Simon BOURDAGES, Trung Duc NGUYEN, Wenyu CAI, Zachary Adam KOEHNE, Patrick J. SIMEK, Sukhvinder Singh GULATI, Ben CANNING
  • Patent number: 10216744
    Abstract: A cloud-based migration system exposes a source-independent application programming interface for receiving data to be migrated. The data is uploaded and stored as a single entity in a cloud-based storage system. A migration system then accesses the migration package and begins migrating the data to its destination, from the cloud-based storage system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Joe Keng Yap, Mahadevan Thangaraju, Sean L. Livingston, Roberta Cannerozzi, Ghania Moussa, Ron Shimon Estrin, Yu-Ting Lin, Simon Bourdages, Trung Duc Nguyen, Wenyu Cai, Zachary Adam Koehne, Patrick J. Simek, Sukhvinder Singh Gulati, Ben Canning
  • Publication number: 20180332108
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for directly transferring tenant data hosted on a source domain to a target domain, wherein the source and target domains are associated with different server farms. Additionally, where the source domain is managed by a source management layer and the target domain is managed by target management layer, which source and target management layers are not in a trust relationship. Aspects describe establishing a secure, direct communication bus between the source and target management layers in order to accomplish a plurality of steps involved in transferring the tenant, wherein tenant data transferred thereon is encrypted. In example aspects, the direct communication bus terminates upon completion of the tenant data transfer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Patrick J. SIMEK, Prashant GAURAV, Kalyan K. KONA, Ilker CELIKYILMAZ
  • Publication number: 20180324161
    Abstract: Various systems and methods for domain authentication are described herein. In an example, the method may include detecting a domain from a request of a tenant for access to a farm. The method may also include identifying a presence of a site ID from a database of the farm based on the domain. The method may also include sending an authentication request to a default site or a custom site, the authentication request managed through a site manager based on the identified presence of the site ID in the database of the farm. The method may also include routing traffic from the tenant to the farm in response to satisfaction of the authentication request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Kalyan K. KONA, Patrick J. SIMEK, Le CHANG, Roshane SILVA, Prashant GAURAV
  • Publication number: 20160321275
    Abstract: A cloud-based migration system exposes a source-independent application programming interface for receiving data to be migrated. The data is uploaded and stored as a single entity in a cloud-based storage system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Joe Keng Yap, Mahadevan Thangaraju, Sean L. Livingston, Roberta Cannerozzi, Ghania Moussa, Ron Shimon Estrin, Yu-Ting Lin, Simon Bourdages, Trung Duc Nguyen, Wenyu Cai, Zachary Adam Koehne, Patrick J. Simek, Sukhvinder Singh Gulati, Ben Canning
  • Patent number: 8635188
    Abstract: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for extracting data from databases of content management applications. Input is received from a user to connect to a database of a content management application. A connection is established to the database. When the database is not part of a current live instance of the content management application, an emulation is performed so that the database is treated like it is actually attached to the current live instance of the content management application. The user is able to browse the database. Unattached databases of a content management application can be managed using one or more commands, such as using an object model or command line. Orphaned databases can be detected and deleted from the content management application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Samer Fouad Sawaya, Patrick J. Simek
  • Patent number: 8121981
    Abstract: Technologies are described herein for managing database snapshots. One user interface is provided for managing the automated creation and deletion of database snapshots. Parameters are received through the user interface that define how the database snapshots should be created and deleted. Once the parameters are defined, a timer job is executed that causes a DBMS to create and delete the database snapshots according to the specified parameters. A user interface is also provided for manually managing the creation, deletion, and restoration of database snapshots. A request may be received through this user interface to recover data from a database snapshot. In response to such a request, another user interface is provided for specifying the data that should be recovered. Once the data to be recovered has been specified, the desired data is recovered from the database snapshot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Patrick J. Simek, Elisabeth Katarina Olson, Samer Fouad Sawaya
  • Publication number: 20090319582
    Abstract: Technologies are described herein for managing database snapshots. One user interface is provided for managing the automated creation and deletion of database snapshots. Parameters are received through the user interface that define how the database snapshots should be created and deleted. Once the parameters are defined, a timer job is executed that causes a DBMS to create and delete the database snapshots according to the specified parameters. A user interface is also provided for manually managing the creation, deletion, and restoration of database snapshots. A request may be received through this user interface to recover data from a database snapshot. In response to such a request, another user interface is provided for specifying the data that should be recovered. Once the data to be recovered has been specified, the desired data is recovered from the database snapshot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2008
    Publication date: December 24, 2009
    Applicant: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Patrick J. Simek, Elisabeth Katarina Olson, Samer Fouad Sawaya
  • Publication number: 20090313280
    Abstract: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for extracting data from databases of content management applications. Input is received from a user to connect to a database of a content management application. A connection is established to the database. When the database is not part of a current live instance of the content management application, an emulation is performed so that the database is treated like it is actually attached to the current live instance of the content management application. The user is able to browse the database. Unattached databases of a content management application can be managed using one or more commands, such as using an object model or command line. Orphaned databases can be detected and deleted from the content management application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2008
    Publication date: December 17, 2009
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Samer Fouad Sawaya, Patrick J. Simek