Compatibility Emulation Patents (Class 703/27)
  • Patent number: 10637803
    Abstract: A runtime state of a virtual port associated with a virtual machine (“VM”) is persisted as the VM is migrated from a source host to a destination host. In certain embodiments, a virtual switch forwards network frames between the VM and the physical network interface via the virtual port. During migration of the VM, the runtime state of the virtual port is transferred to the destination host and applied at the second host to a virtual port associated with a second virtual switch at the destination host. The runtime state of the virtual port at the source host is then cleared, and the second virtual switch at the destination host forwards network frames between the migrated VM and the physical network interface of the destination host using the virtual port at the second host.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: VMware, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew W. Lambeth, Shudong Zhou
  • Patent number: 10628281
    Abstract: A method of detecting concurrency vulnerabilities is provided. A method may include instrumenting read and write access for a program to a shared memory. The method may also include identifying, via a greybox fuzzer, a test case for the program. Further, the method may include analyzing, via the greybox fuzzer and based on the test case, two or more branches of the program that include sets of racing pairs to determine if the test case is a priority test case. In response to the test case being a priority test case, the method may include providing the test case from the greybox fuzzer to a concurrency verification module. The method may also include testing, via the concurrency verification module, the test case with one or more scheduling policies to identify one or more concurrency vulnerabilities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Quoc-Sang Phan, Praveen Murthy
  • Patent number: 10623434
    Abstract: A system is provided with one or more virtual machines and a replayer. The virtual machine(s) are configured to mimic operations of a first device. The replayer is configured to mimic operations of a second device. Herein, the replayer receives a portion of network data under analysis, dynamically modifies the portion of the network data, and transmits the modified portion of the network data to at least one virtual machine of the one or more virtual machines in accordance with a protocol sequence utilized between the first device and the second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: FireEye, Inc.
    Inventors: Ashar Aziz, Ramesh Radhakrishnan, Osman Ismael
  • Patent number: 10623385
    Abstract: Concepts and technologies of latency sensitive tactile network security interfaces are provided herein. In an embodiment, a method can include identifying, by a tactile network interface controller, encrypted command packets that are being sent as a data stream to a tactile application. The method can include obtaining a command sequence model based on the encrypted command packets being sent to the tactile application, and decrypting at least some of the encrypted command packets based on the command sequence model, where decrypting the encrypted command packets identifies non-sequential command instructions. The method can include determining, based on the command sequence model, that at least some of the non-sequential command instructions do not conform to the command sequence model, and dropping, by the tactile network interface controller, the non-sequential command instructions that do not conform to the command sequence model from the data stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: AT&T Mobility II LLC
    Inventors: Brian Dominguez, Senthil Ramakrishnan
  • Patent number: 10613990
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure provide for host address space identifiers for non-uniform memory access (NUMA) locality in virtual machines. A method of the disclosure includes receiving, by a hypervisor executed by a processing device of a host machine, execution control from a guest managed by the hypervisor, wherein a page fault corresponding to a guest physical address (GPA) triggered an exit to the hypervisor from the guest, identifying a host address space identifier (HASID) from the GPA, determining, in view of the HASID, whether to migrate a memory page associated with the GPA to a destination host non-uniform memory access (NUMA) node corresponding to the HASID, and creating a new page table entry for the GPA in a host page table of the hypervisor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Red Hat, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrea Arcangeli, Michael Tsirkin
  • Patent number: 10592431
    Abstract: According to examples, an apparatus may include a processor to address a physical memory having memory sections, in which a first set of memory sections may be shared between processes and a second set of memory sections may be specific to an individual process. The apparatus may also include a shared virtual address space register to provide translation for the first set of memory sections shared between processes and a process virtual address space register to provide translation for the second set of memory sections specific to the individual process. The translation for the second set of memory sections may be independent from the translation for the first set of memory sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Izzat El Hajj, Alexander Marshall Merritt, Gerd Zellweger, Dejan S. Milojicic, Paolo Faraboschi
  • Patent number: 10579277
    Abstract: Non-disruptive insertion of a storage appliance provides virtualized storage. A first logical device of a data storage system is exposed to a first host and a second host. A data store of the first logical device is uniquely identified using a signature. After inserting the storage appliance between the first host and the data storage system, the first logical device is presented, through the storage appliance, to the first host as a second logical device. After inserting the storage appliance between the second host and the data storage system, the first logical device is presented, through the storage appliance, to the second host as the second logical device. The first and second hosts identify the second logical device and the first logical device as the same logical device using the signature. The data store may be a virtual machine file system data store used by virtual machines on the hosts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: EMC IP Holding Company LLC
    Inventors: Sadasivam Shanmugam, Srikanth Venkataraman, Rajkumar Manicka, Steven Richard Bromling
  • Patent number: 10572372
    Abstract: A processor-implemented method, system, and/or computer program product determines a testing regime for program code created in a development system. A risk factor of a user of the development system is calculated based on information relating to previous activities of the user. The calculated risk factor, which describes a likelihood of the user damaging the development system, is used to determine a testing regime for testing program code.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Timothy McCormick, Alexander D. S. Mirski-Fitton, Edwin P. J. Moffatt, Ross B. Pavitt
  • Patent number: 10564953
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a computer system updates a system including a plurality of sever instances, and includes at least one processor. The computer system determines a level of configuration for each operating server instance. One or more sets of operational features are added to the system based on a comparison between the determined levels of configuration of the operating server instances and minimum levels of configuration associated with the one or more sets of operational features. Server operations are performed and one or more corresponding sets of operational features are applied to the server operations in response to the addition of those corresponding sets of operational features to the system. Embodiments of the present invention further include a method and computer program product for updating a system including a plurality of server instances in substantially the same manner described above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Kevin B. Bates, William J. Carpenter, Michael G. Winter
  • Patent number: 10565126
    Abstract: A system, apparatus and method are provided in which a range of virtual memory addresses and a copy of that range are mapped to the same first system address range in a data processing system until an address in the virtual memory address range, or its copy, is written to. The common system address range includes a number of divisions. Responsive to a write request to an address in a division of the common address range, a second system address range is generated. The second system address range is mapped to the same physical addresses as the first system address range, except that the division containing the address to be written to and its corresponding division in the second system address range are mapped to different physical addresses. First layer mapping data may be stored in a range table buffer and updated when the second system address range is generated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Arm Limited
    Inventors: Jonathan Curtis Beard, Roxana Rusitoru, Curtis Glenn Dunham
  • Patent number: 10534588
    Abstract: A method and system including an application server; a framework including a simulator module; a display; a storage device; and a simulator processor in communication with the simulator module and operative to execute processor-executable process steps to cause the system to: receive a metadata file for an application; receive a request from a user interface associated with the application; transmit the request to the simulator module; generate, in response to the received request, one or more simulated data elements at the simulator module based on the metadata and a communication protocol; and display the one or more simulated data elements on the display. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: SAP SE
    Inventors: Raphael Dibbern, Olaf Tennie
  • Patent number: 10534609
    Abstract: Code-specific affiliated register prediction. A determination is made as to whether a unit of code is a candidate for affiliated register prediction. The determining employs a code specific indicator specific to the unit of code. Based on determining the unit of code is a candidate for affiliated register prediction, an indication of an affiliated register is loaded into a selected location. Based on the loading, the affiliated register is employed in speculative processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michael K. Gschwind, Valentina Salapura
  • Patent number: 10530802
    Abstract: A method of detecting malicious software (malware) includes receiving a file and storing a memory baseline for a system. The method also includes copying the file to the system, executing the file on the system, terminating operation of the system, and storing a post-execution memory map. The method further includes analyzing the memory baseline and the post-execution memory map and determining that the file includes malware.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: VERISIGN, INC.
    Inventors: Ralph Thomas, Bruce Michael Ligh
  • Patent number: 10528868
    Abstract: Within satisfaction problems or any decision or other problem which is reducible to a satisfaction problem, the invention tracks the paths along which implications propagate and identifies conditional contradictions and subsequently moves the contradictions back down the implicational paths toward assumptions or other unreasoned assertions in order to expel the contradictions. The action is completed in less time than is incurred by existing methods and thus provides a performance improvement to the devices, software, or processes which address such problems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Inventor: Clayton Gillespie
  • Patent number: 10521254
    Abstract: An information processing system includes: an information processing apparatus including: a shared operation unit that performs verification of operation of inter-model common processing common to multiple models out of processes of an application with a first program for realizing operation common to the models, and sends a result of the operation verification to the application; a processing requesting unit that requests an external device to perform verification of operation of model-dependent processing specific to each model with a second program for realizing operation specific to each model; and an acquiring unit that acquires a result of the verification of operation of model-dependent processing from the external device, and sends the result to the application, and external devices that perform verification of operation of model-dependent processing specific to each model out of the processes of the application with the second program for realizing operation specific to each model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Hideki Ohhashi
  • Patent number: 10466977
    Abstract: Provided herein are various systems, methods and architectures for enabling a microcontroller manufacturer to provide certain modification and configuration functionality to product vendors, while still maintaining the level of control needed to ensure that a product vendor does not inadvertently (or otherwise) create code that causes the microcontroller to not work properly. In one embodiment, this functionality can be performed through the steps of displaying a set of microcontroller properties that are available for configuration, receiving user information regarding a first value corresponding to a first microcontroller property, determining whether the user information results in a valid microcontroller configuration, and in response to determining that the user information results in a valid microcontroller configuration, generating compiled code for the microcontroller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics America Inc.
    Inventors: Jon Matthew Brabender, John L. Dallaway, Mark Goodchild, James Mark Deadman, Brandon Cranford Hussey, Kristine M. Jassmann
  • Patent number: 10462848
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing therein a communication program, the communication program relaying communication from an application operating on a terminal to a communication destination and causing a computer to execute a process, the process including: switching a communication protocol for the communication from a first protocol to a Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol, in accordance with a connection condition with the communication destination for the communication; and notifying the terminal of a failure of a specific communication in cases when the specific communication has been notified to the application as completed and the specific communication in the DTN protocol results in failure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Shinya Yamamura
  • Patent number: 10452867
    Abstract: A system function invoking method and apparatus, and a terminal are disclosed and are related to the field of computer technologies. The method includes acquiring an installation package of a first application program; granting a first permission of a system to the first application program according to the installation package, where the first permission is used to, when the first application program is in a running state, forbid a second application program from invoking at least one system function; and running the first application program, and forbidding the second application program from invoking the at least one system function. The apparatus includes a first acquiring module, an authorization module, and an invoking module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xi Huang, Huangwei Wu
  • Patent number: 10430216
    Abstract: Assigning virtual machines to physical devices in a cluster, without need for substantial operator decision-making or intervention. An operator console, coupled to the cluster, receives information from those physical devices about resource use by virtual machines. Each physical device reports virtual machines assigned thereto, and their resource usage. The console presents information regarding resource use by virtual machines, and presents a control panel to the operator, allowing manipulation of virtual machines and physical devices: starting or stopping virtual machines, moving virtual machines, adding or removing physical devices. The operator can create a new virtual machine, or can restart a paused or stopped virtual machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Scale Computing Inc
    Inventor: Scott Loughmiller
  • Patent number: 10402297
    Abstract: Disclosed are various embodiments for processing file modifications in a networked storage system. A file is stored in a file system. If a modification listener is associated with the file, a notification that the file has been modified is sent to the modification listener. The modification listener can trigger processing of the file by executable code.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Piragash Velummylum, Johanna S. Olson, Korwin J. Smith, James H. Wood
  • Patent number: 10362090
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method and system for automating a process associated with a web based software application. The method comprises capturing one or more activities performed by a user for the process. An activity of the one or more activities corresponds to one or more events. An event of the one or more events indicates a means of interaction of the user with the web based software application. The method further comprises extracting metadata associated with each activity of the one or more activities. The method comprises sensing a response of the web based software application for each activity performed by the user. The method comprises generating a rule for each activity based on the metadata extracted, the one or more events, and the response. The method further comprises configuring a script for the process by combining rules generated for the one or more activities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
    Inventors: Ravi Hanmant Mahamuni, Rohit Saxena, Sumesh R. Manjunath
  • Patent number: 10346420
    Abstract: The invention provides for a method of using a database assembly. The database assembly comprises at least three computing system. Each of the at least three computing systems comprises at least one application and a local database system. The database assembly further comprise a database integration system and a network connection between each of the at least three computing systems and the database integration system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: SAP SE
    Inventor: P. Meenakshi Sundaram
  • Patent number: 10310833
    Abstract: A parallel diagnostic/software installation system includes a computing device, a server device storing computing device software, and a software staging device that is coupled to the server device through a first connection that provides a first maximum transmission rate, and that is coupled to the computing device through a second connection that provides a second maximum transmission rate that is faster than the first transmission maximum rate. The software staging device receives a manifest of computing device software for installation on the computing device and then retrieves, from the server device through the first connection, at least a portion of the computing device software while the computing device is performing a diagnostic test on a first hardware configuration of the computing device. The software staging devices determines that the diagnostic test has completed and, in response, provides, to the computing device through the second connection, the computing device software.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Brian Dale Schneider, Huy Quang Pham, Donald L. Harton, Wei Liu, Glen Brian McGonagle
  • Patent number: 10313230
    Abstract: In distributed object computing, messages from a source node to a destination node are often required to be routed via one or more intermediate nodes. In order to enhance efficiency of the relay process, a message envelope of a message may include a node list field that specifies the routing path of the message. The communication protocol for communicating the message may specify that when a message is received into a particular node, the node analyzes the node list field. If the identity of the node is last in the node list field, then the node is the destination node and thus the node unmarshals the message. Otherwise, the node forwards the message to the next node in the field list without unmarshalling the message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: OPEN INVENTION NETWORKS LLC
    Inventors: Qin Ye, Robert W. Peterson, Thomas T. Wheeler
  • Patent number: 10311153
    Abstract: A versioned file system comprising network accessible storage is provided. Aspects of the system include globally locking files or groups of files so as to better control the stored files in the file system and to avoid problems associated with simultaneous remote access or conflicting multiple access requests for the same files. A method for operating, creating and using the global locks is also disclosed. A multiprotocol global lock can be provided for filing nodes that have multiple network protocols for generating local lock requests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Nasuni Corporation
    Inventors: Robert S. Mason, Jr., David M. Shaw, Kevin W. Baughman, Christopher S. Lacasse, Matthew M. McDonald, Russell A. Neufeld, Akshay K. Saxena
  • Patent number: 10296353
    Abstract: A method of protecting basic input/output system (BIOS) code. The method includes, with a relocation information tool executed by a processor, refactoring a number of data sections within a number of handlers of the BIOS code to tag a number of variables within the handlers. The tags indicate which of the variables should be protected at runtime. The method further includes generating a relocation file comprising a number of relocation addresses identifying locations of a number of dynamic variables that change at runtime. The relocation addresses point to a location within the handlers different from an original location. The method further includes, with a loader, loading at runtime the relocation file as part of a BIOS firmware image and adjusting data access to the dynamic variables in handler code to identify the location of the dynamic variables based on the relocation file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Wei Ze Liu, Jeffrey Kevin Jeansonne, Dallas M Barlow
  • Patent number: 10282320
    Abstract: An electronic memory arrangement having at least three memory areas, a memory control unit, and a writing memory-accessing unit configured to carry out write access. A reading memory-accessing unit is configured to carry out read accesses. The memory control unit determines read and write access to the at least three memory areas, and the memory control unit is configured such that after the writing of a first data packet to one of the three memory areas, a following second data packet to be written is written to one on the three memory area to which read access does not place simultaneously during the write access of the second data packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: CONTINENTAL TEVES AG & CO. OHG
    Inventors: Joern Schriefer, Juergen Scherschmidt, Thomas Peichl
  • Patent number: 10269073
    Abstract: Systems and methods for interpreting exchange data include an exchange implemented according to a protocol. The exchange includes various exchange elements. Responsive to a request from a first remote source, use a dynamically updated lookup table, which includes descriptors for each element, provided from a second remote source. Translate the request, which is formatted according to a first grammar of a first client language, into a query, which is formatted according to a second grammar associated with the protocol, for corresponding elements. Use the query to obtain various data packets responsive to the request and encoded according to the protocol. Translate the various packets into a programming language according to a third grammar, dictated by the request. Translate data, using the table, in the various packets from the second to the third grammar. Form a translated construct for the various packets that includes the requested information. Communicate the construct to the first source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Arbitrage Technologies
    Inventors: J C Bodson, Dorine Bodson
  • Patent number: 10262067
    Abstract: System and method for presenting search results. Search results may be mixed and/or prioritized based on one or more criteria. Search results may be mixed and/or prioritized based on user profile data, preferred advertiser/merchant rankings or a combination thereof. Search results may presented to a viewer on a display device simultaneously along with broadcast and/or streaming content. The search results may be “pushed” to a client-side device and presented along with related broadcast content. Alternatively, the search results may be based on one or more user-provided search criteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: OATH INC.
    Inventors: David Zito, Joseph Essas
  • Patent number: 10250483
    Abstract: A method and system for dynamically testing a networked target system (NTS) through simulation by a mobile device. The method comprises: receiving at least one test specification designating at least a type of the test and a number of step repeater devices (SRDs) required for the test; receiving, from the mobile device, a request to establish a secure connection; establishing the secure connection with the mobile device by impersonating the NTS; capturing each step performed by a user of the mobile device on an application installed thereon, wherein the application operates in conjunction with the NTS; setting all SRDs designated in the test specification with each captured step, thereby causing the SRDs to perform the captured step; receiving, from the SRDs, information respective of performance of the NTS; and generating a performance testing report based on the received information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: CA, Inc.
    Inventors: Alon Girmonsky, Alex Haiut
  • Patent number: 10224118
    Abstract: A compatibility checking mechanism can include a reader, a checking mechanism, a writer and an approver. The reader can read out memory content from a memory of a first device component. The checking mechanism can check whether the first device component can be used together with a second device component based on the read-out memory content, and supply a result of the checking whether the first device component can be used together with a second device component. The writer can induce writing of a component identifier of the second device component in the memory of the first device component if checking of the read-out memory content indicates that the first device component can be used together with the second device component. The approver can approve or block use of the first device component as a function of the result of the checking of the read-out memory content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventor: Peter Haeuser
  • Patent number: 10162559
    Abstract: The disclosed computer-implemented method for performing live migrations of software containers may include (i) identifying a request to migrate a software container from a source computing system to a target computing system while a process executes within the software container, (ii) creating a checkpoint of the process in execution (iii) transferring the checkpoint to the target computing system, (iv) updating the checkpoint recurrently by recurrently creating an incremental checkpoint of the process and merging the incremental checkpoint into the checkpoint, (v) predicting, before updating the checkpoint with an iteration of the incremental checkpoint and based on a size of the iteration of the incremental checkpoint, that finalizing a migration of the software container to the target computing system would meet a predetermined time objective, and (vi) finalizing the migration of the software container to the target computing system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Veritas Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Gaurav Makin, Kody Kantor, Hao Wen, Zhichao Cao, Vallari Mehta
  • Patent number: 10157120
    Abstract: A configuration manager reads a testbed description file for a particular testbed environment under test to identify multiple roles each specified by a separate role identifier. The configuration manager instantiates, for each separate role identifier defined in the test script, a separate role identifier entity referring to a separate host description file for a separate host assigned to the separate role identifier in the testbed description file. The configuration manager manages an abstraction between each separate role identifier referred to by each separate operation in the test script and each separate host currently hosting each separate role identifier for the testbed environment using the separate host description file instantiated for the separate role identifier entity for the separate host.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventor: Gavin M. Corfield
  • Patent number: 10140202
    Abstract: A method including receiving source code for controlling a system on a chip and correlating a datum and an instruction in the source code with a first node is provided. The method includes associating the first node with a resource used by the datum and the instruction, based on a model for the system on a chip, illustrating a link between the first node and a second node, indicative of a data dependency in the source code between the first node and the second node, and evaluating a performance of the system on a chip controlled by the source code. Also including forming an annotated source code based on the performance of the system on a chip. A system and a non-transitory, computer-readable medium including instructions to perform the method are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Michele Petracca, Yosinori Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10127511
    Abstract: A research, analysis, regulatory compliance and media platform that connects customers to finished research and analysis produced by subject matter experts is described. The platform facilitates research, investigations, and analysis by creating a single environment in which a group of distributed analysts conduct research and investigations, store and retrieve documents and other sources, collaborate, and publish findings. Consumers are able to query a published knowledge graph, surface high value relationships, and access insights captured by analyst through a customer web portal or external production environment. The platform allows analysts and customers to research and map the commercial, financial, and facilitation networks of sanctioned or other actors that may be associated with illicit activity. Customers can access visual graphs depicting relationships between sanctioned and non-sanctioned actors in order to evaluate their possible exposure to financial crime or sanctions-related risks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: 1NTEGER, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Epstein, Benjamin Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10108929
    Abstract: A processing device and method for generating data reports from a data stream are provided. The processing device may include an analyzer that may identify a data record by detecting a start record event indicator and an end record event indicator within the data stream, the start and end record event indicators representing a start and an end of the respective data record, an extractor that may extract data of the identified data record from the data stream based on the start record event indicator and the end record event indicator, and a generator configured to generate, based on the event indicator, one or more events, wherein an event handler handles the one or more events to process the data record for inclusion into the data report.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Stephen Christopher Kirk
  • Patent number: 10097565
    Abstract: A testing model for heterogeneous client environments is enabled. A test of a computer system state transition may be specified. The test specification may include elements corresponding to test actions that cause the computer system state transition and elements corresponding to test conditions that are evaluated to generate the test results. A collection of pre-assembled executable components suitable for implementing specified tests at a wide variety of clients may be maintained, and particular test specifications may be mapped to a corresponding and optimal implementation subset of the collection. Test results may be determined based on one or more outputs of the implementation subset of executable components. A vendor and version independent browser driver may include code capable of identifying an operational set of browser capabilities among the superset of considered browser capabilities independent of vendor or version identification by a browser under test.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: James Edward Masse, Patrick John Masse, Scott Harold Anderson, Scott Thomas Labadie, Shivshankar Iranna Kumbhar, Sean Timothy Sweeney, Amanda Ducrou, Xuan Lin, Vikas Taneja
  • Patent number: 10089090
    Abstract: A method includes receiving at least one source code file associated with a legacy hardware platform, the at least one source code file being part of a software migration from the legacy hardware platform to a target hardware platform. The method also includes identifying one or more absolute memory addresses of the legacy hardware platform included in the at least one source code file. The method further includes for each of the one or more absolute memory addresses, including an address remapping function in an assembly language instruction block associated with the target hardware platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Elliott Rachlin, Ananthapadmanabha Krishnamurthy
  • Patent number: 10089044
    Abstract: A method, a readable recording medium, and a system are disclosed for managing software version compatibility amongst a plurality of devices within a network. The method includes hosting a configuration file on a server, populating the configuration file for each of the two or more printers within the network with a printer identifier and one or more software versions associated with each of the two or more printers; executing a configuration tool on the server to compare the one or more software versions on a first printer of the two or more printers and the one or more software versions on at least one second printer of the two or more printers; and displaying if there is a software version discrepancy between the one or more software versions on the first printer and the one or more software versions on the at least one second printer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.S.A., Inc.
    Inventors: Ann Qiongying Feng, Kenneth Huang Young
  • Patent number: 10061606
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for providing secure information processing. In one exemplary implementation, there is provided a method of secure domain isolation. Moreover, the method may include configuring a computing component with data/programming associated with address swapping and/or establishing isolation between domains or virtual machines, processing information such as instructions from an input device while keeping the domains or virtual machines separate, and/or performing navigating and/or other processing among the domains or virtual machines as a function of the data/programming and/or information, wherein secure isolation between the domains or virtual machines is maintained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Lynx Software Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Edward T. Mooring
  • Patent number: 10031904
    Abstract: A method for interacting with a database stored in an object grid is described. The database is given attributes of a spreadsheet. Elements stored in the database are represented and addressed as cells of a spreadsheet. Cells can store data objects, including formulas, and executable scripts. The spreadsheet can evaluate formulas, carry out the program instructions of executable scripts, and perform complex event processing. Interaction with the spreadsheet is accomplished through the use of structured data messages which include instructions, spreadsheet and cell addressing and, optionally, data elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Gennaro A. Cuomo, Victor S. Moore
  • Patent number: 10013429
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for facilitating business-to-business transactions on a collaborative business network among a plurality of entities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: TRACELINK, INC.
    Inventors: Shabbir M. Dahod, Peter J. Spellman, Lucia Deus, Christopher Cebelenski, Stefan Baytarian
  • Patent number: 10013655
    Abstract: An artificial intelligence expert system detects an anomaly between an application and a publication provided by an applicant in a given class. The system calculates an application score then uses a decision tree to determine a publication score based on the presence or absence of tokens in the publication. An anomaly is detected when the ratio of the application score to the publication score is greater than a threshold value. The decision tree is trained using prior applications in the same class. The publication score of each leaf node of the decision tree is set equal to an average application score of the prior applications associated with the leaf node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Applied Underwriters, Inc.
    Inventor: David Alan Clark
  • Patent number: 9965134
    Abstract: A method and apparatus provides a user an interface for a file system. In one example, the method and apparatus displays the file as a visualized object, e.g., a graphical representation of the file as a real life object, receives selection of visualized objects and activates data elements represented by the visualized objects. The visualization of the file may be determined based on visualizer identification information associated with the file. For the activated data elements, the method and apparatus displays tool interfaces, in combination with the visualized objects. The tool interfaces may be selectively displayed for the activated data element base on tool identification information associated with a data type of the data element. Furthermore, the method and apparatus can process the activated data elements using the selected tool actions from different programs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
    Inventor: David M. Lynch
  • Patent number: 9965403
    Abstract: Embodiments of techniques and systems for increasing efficiencies in computing systems using virtual memory are described. In embodiments, instructions which are located in two memory pages in a virtual memory system, such that one of the pages does not permit execution of the instructions located therein, are identified and then executed under temporary permissions that permit execution of the identified instructions. In various embodiments, the temporary permissions may come from modified virtual memory page tables, temporary virtual memory page tables which allow for execution, and/or emulators which have root access. In embodiments, per-core virtual memory page tables may be provided to allow two cores of a computer processor to operate in accordance with different memory access permissions. In embodiments, a physical page permission table may be utilized to provide for maintenance and tracking of per-physical-page memory access permissions. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Ramesh Thomas, Kuo-Lang Tseng, Ravi L. Sahita, David M. Durham, Madhukar Tallam
  • Patent number: 9946545
    Abstract: A loop buffer is provided with a main store 26 and an auxiliary store 28. The main store 26 stores micro-operation instructions. The auxiliary store 28 has fewer entries than the main store 26 and stores target addresses for predicted taken branch instructions stored within the main store 26. Read control circuitry serves to control reading from the main store and from an auxiliary store such that target addresses are read from the auxiliary store in association with the predicted taken branch instructions read from the main store.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: ARM Limited
    Inventors: James Nolan Hardage, Glen Andrew Harris, Mark Carpenter Glass
  • Patent number: 9934057
    Abstract: A method for controlling a network interface controller (NIC). The method includes receiving, by a host operating system (OS) executing on a computer system, an instruction to map the NIC virtual function (VF) to a first virtual machine executing on the computer system. The method further includes allocating, according to the NIC VF, first NIC resources on a physical NIC operatively connected to the computer system, mapping the NIC VF to the first virtual machine, creating, in the host OS, a shadow virtual NIC for the first NIC resources allocated to the NIC VF, assigning the shadow virtual NIC to the first virtual machine, receiving, by the physical NIC, a first packet targeting the first virtual machine, and sending the first packet directly to the first virtual machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Nicolas G. Droux, Eric T. Cheng, Leonid Grossman
  • Patent number: 9935841
    Abstract: An embodiment may include forwarding, at least in part, received traffic, based at least in part upon programming provided, at least in part, by at least one controller. The programming may be based at least in part upon at least one policy. The forwarding may be in accordance with various parameters, criteria, usage models, processing considerations, etc. Many modifications are possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventor: Uri Elzur
  • Patent number: 9921884
    Abstract: Mechanisms are disclosed for mount and non-mount based access to filesystems contained in virtual disks in virtual machine images. Access can be had to the filesystems even when the virtual machine images are not executing. Access to the filesystems can also be provided to local and remote client applications. Access can also be provided to snapshots of the virtual machine images at various points in time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventor: Michael J. McInerny
  • Patent number: 9912684
    Abstract: A system is provided with one or more virtual machines and a replayer. The virtual machine(s) are configured to mimic operations of a first device. The replayer is configured to mimic operations of a second device. Herein, the replayer receives a portion of network data under analysis, dynamically modifies the portion of the network data, and transmits the modified portion of the network data to at least one virtual machine of the one or more virtual machines in accordance with a protocol sequence utilized between the first device and the second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: FireEye, Inc.
    Inventors: Ashar Aziz, Ramesh Radhakrishnan, Osman Ismael