Computer Network Monitoring Patents (Class 709/224)
  • Patent number: 10257226
    Abstract: A system and method are provided that enable identifying and trapping cyber security attacks via wireless connectivity on enterprise and corporate networks. A deceptive network emulation of a specific customer network is used to invite and draw in possible attackers. The attacker is also enticed to initiate attack on the emulated deceptive network. Packet header inspection and deep packet evaluation of the attack are used for generating possible signatures of the attacker and the attack. The information from deep packet inspection combined with the understanding of attack modality derived from enablement of attack on the deceptive network are used to generate detailed defensive methodologies, response capabilities and attack signatures, so that various types of cyber attacks including zero-day attacks from the attacker can be identified, prevented or addressed and responded to.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: 802 Secure, Inc.
    Inventors: Garry Drummond, Paul Vilevac
  • Patent number: 10257297
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to identify a first request, from a first device, the first request having a first source port number. Examples disclosed herein determine whether a second request, having a second source port number, is within a threshold number of ports from the first source port number. Examples disclosed herein group the first and the second requests as a first session when the second source port number is within the threshold number of ports from the first source port number, and identify an application associated with the first session when a user agent of the first request matches a first application pattern associated with the first application, the first application pattern including a wildcard in a location corresponding to a numerical value in the user agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: The Nielsen Company (US), LLC
    Inventors: Achilleas Papakostas, Susan Cimino
  • Patent number: 10257311
    Abstract: A system implements a method of identifying an electronic device that requests access to a web service. A processor may receive, from an electronic device via a communication network, a first group of requests to access one or more web service functions on behalf of a registered user of the web service. The processor will receive, in connection each of the requests in the first group, one or more data points about the electronic device from which the request originated, will analyze the data points and grouping the requests into a plurality of strong components so that each strong component comprises requests that originate from either a single electronic device or from a plurality of electronic devices having one or more similar properties, and will generate a graph representative of one or more associations between or among the strong components within the grouping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventor: Yoram Gat
  • Patent number: 10257255
    Abstract: Performing a distributed data operation. A method includes receiving a request for one or more data operations from a first computing system, such as a client. The method further includes determining a number of node endpoints that can be used to satisfy the query. Based on the number of node endpoints, the method further includes selecting a plan from the group consisting essentially of a flat data operation plan, a hierarchical data operation plan or a combination of partially flat/partially hierarchical data operation plan. The request for one or more data operations is serviced using the selected data operation plan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Cristian Petculescu, Amir Netz
  • Patent number: 10257294
    Abstract: Information related to activity of a user may be provided using a method or a data processing system program product to perform the method. In one embodiment, the method includes sending a first view request to a first electronic site, receiving a first view from the first electronic site, and first information related to the first view request to a second entity that is different from the first entity. In another embodiment, a data processing system program product may perform a method of sending information related to a view request from the user for an electronic site. The information is to be sent to an entity that is different from an entity that substantially controls or owns the electronic site and different from an Internet service provider of the user, if the user is to use the Internet service provider in accessing the electronic site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Open Text SA ULC
    Inventor: Sean M. McCullough
  • Patent number: 10257035
    Abstract: Systems, methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture to facilitate configuration and naming of a multimedia playback device on a local playback network are disclosed. An example method includes identifying and analyzing local network topology to identify playback device(s) connected to the network at location(s). The example method includes analyzing a playback device to be added and comparing the playback device to be added to the playback device(s) already connected to the network. The example method includes displaying available option(s) to name the playback device to be added based on the analysis of the network, the already connected playback device(s) and the playback device to be added to the network. The example method includes naming the playback device to be added based on a selected available option.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Sonos, Inc.
    Inventors: Neil Griffiths, Mark Triplett
  • Patent number: 10254986
    Abstract: Various embodiments manage deployable computing environments. In one embodiment, a system model of a computing environment that includes a set of computing resources is analyzed. The system model at least describes properties of each of the set of computing nodes and identifies a plurality of configuration operations to be executed by each of the set of computing nodes during deployment. A set of dependency information is generated for each of the set of computing nodes based on analyzing the system model. The set of dependency information identifies at least one dependency between two or more of the plurality of configuration operations. An executable coordination operation is added to each of the plurality of configuration operations. The executable coordination operation automatically coordinates execution of the plurality of configuration operations on the computing node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Hoi Y. Chan, Thomas Gschwind, Michael H. Kalantar, Lakshminaraya Renganarayana, Florian Rosenberg
  • Patent number: 10257018
    Abstract: A failure analysis method and device, where the method includes obtaining a frequency domain response amplitude of a channel from a hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) network, performing linear fitting on an effective portion of the frequency domain response amplitude to determine a channel slope value, and performing channel failure analysis according to the channel slope value. Failure analysis is performed according to the obtained channel slope value, and the channel slope value is a new failure analysis parameter. In this way, means of channel failure analysis increase, and channel failure analysis is more accurate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiaolong Zhang, Jie Lv
  • Patent number: 10254997
    Abstract: A backup and archival policy method, system, and non-transitory computer readable medium, includes harnessing of metrics of data classification including both operational data and backup data from an end-to-end stack from a backup Information Lifecycle Governance (ILM) viewpoint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Carmen P. Allen, Jarir Kamel Chaar, Bernhard Julius Klingenberg, Radha P. Ratnaparkhi, Robert Michael Rees, Ramani Ranjan Routray, Dinesh C. Verma
  • Patent number: 10257031
    Abstract: Techniques for dynamic augmentation of server rack network capacity are provided herein. Network nodes are described that are connected between server rack switches and a rack aggregation layer device. A port allocation controller is also described that can automatically reconfigure the network nodes to create connections, via the network nodes, between the rack aggregation layer device and the server rack switches. These network node connections can be used to alter the network capacities of the server rack switches in response to changing network demands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Tyson James Lamoreaux, Justin Oliver Pietsch, Brian Myungjin Choi, Daril Alexandre Vilhena, Edward Crabbe
  • Patent number: 10257067
    Abstract: Disclosed are various examples for facilitating network speed testing on behalf of a client device that is associated with an enterprise. In a client device that can be a managed device managed by a management service, a network testing profile can be obtained which specifies a testing schedule as well as a network testing endpoint with which network testing can be conducted. Results of the network speed test can be transmitted to the management service, which can determine if the network speed implicates a compliance rule associated with the client device or an enterprise with which the client device is associated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Airwatch LLC
    Inventors: Kar Fai Tse, Erich Peter Stuntebeck, Chen Lu
  • Patent number: 10257052
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method to implement efficient utilization of network resources by an electronic data processing system to conserve network bandwidth consumed by user computing devices over a computer network by managing access to restricted and non-restricted software services.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Heart Thinking Technologies GmbH
    Inventors: Søren Lønborg, Nick Michael Brincker
  • Patent number: 10257214
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a device in a network receives traffic data regarding one or more traffic flows in the network. The device applies a machine learning classifier to the traffic data. The device determines a priority for the traffic data based in part on an output of the machine learning classifier. The output of the machine learning classifier comprises a probability of the traffic data belonging to a particular class. The device stores the traffic data for a period of time that is a function of the determined priority for the traffic data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: David McGrew, Blake Harrell Anderson, K. Tirumaleswar Reddy, Prashanth Patil, Daniel G. Wing
  • Patent number: 10250901
    Abstract: Provided is a transmitting device including a hierarchical classification section that classifies image data of each picture constituting moving image data into a plurality of layers, an image coding section that codes the classified image data of each layer, and generates a video stream holding the coded image data of each layer, and a transmitting section that transmits a container in a prescribed format that includes the generated video stream. The image coding section performs coding so that a referenced picture belongs to a layer of referencing image data and/or a layer lower than the layer of the referencing image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Saturn Licensing LLC
    Inventors: Keiji Yuzawa, Teruhiko Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10250465
    Abstract: Presented herein are network traffic/flow monitoring techniques for identifying a primary/core domain that is representative of the service being accessed by a series/set of network flows, and grouping networking traffic flows that result from the user's accessing of the core domain. In one example, a plurality of core domains each corresponding to a primary web service configured to be directly accessed by network flows via one or more networks is identified. For each of the plurality of core domains, one or more models of traffic activity resulting from access to the corresponding primary web service by a network flow is generated. Based on the models of traffic activity, real-time network traffic flows are associated to a selected one of the core domains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Mario Baldi, Han Hee Song
  • Patent number: 10245722
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for changing devices (W1, D1; W2, D2) which are connected to a robot (R) and which communicate with a robot application (APP), having the following steps: S2: detecting a disconnection of a communication with a first device (W1, D1); S3: removing an address entry (“MAC1/IP1”) for the first device from a communication index (ARP); S4: establishing communication with a second device (W2, D2); and S5: generating an address entry (“MAC2/IP1”) for the second device in the communication index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: KUKA Deutschland GmbH
    Inventor: Ovidiu Zurbau
  • Patent number: 10248114
    Abstract: A process plant management system with asset health normalization and aggregation. Aspects of the system include asset monitoring components that sense operating parameters and determine the condition of assets using a number of disparate asset condition assessment methodologies based on those parameters. The system calculates normalized component health scores from the reported asset condition information and evaluates the normalized component health scores to produce an overall asset health score for each asset. The system maintains a hierarchical representation that organizes assets using physical and logical relationships. The system generates virtual health scores for parent objects in the hierarchy from the health scores of the children of each parent object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Computational Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher G. Hilemon, Anthony J. Hayzen, Mark Slemp
  • Patent number: 10250706
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving first network usage data for user devices indicating activity by the user devices on webpages, determining first-level cluster centroids based on the first network usage data, and assigning each user device to at least one first-level cluster centroid. The method also includes determining second-level cluster centroids based on the first network usage data for user devices assigned to a particular first-level cluster centroid, and assigning each user device previously assigned to the particular first-level cluster centroid to at least one second-level cluster centroid. The method further includes determining clusters based on the first-level cluster centroids and the second-level cluster centroids, assigning each user device to at least one cluster, and sending one or more first notifications to user devices associated with a particular cluster.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Bank of America Corporation
    Inventors: Mandeep Singh, Xiaofeng Wang
  • Patent number: 10248184
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for a framework exposing an API (application programming interface) to web-based server applications on the internet or in the cloud is presented. The API allows server applications to retrieve sensor data from a mobile device via a low-power sensor core processor on a mobile device. This API eliminates effort and cost associated with developing and promoting a new mobile device client application. The API framework includes APIs that web-based application may use to fetch sensor data from one or more particular sensors on the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Piyush Sharma, Ashwin Swaminathan, Christopher Brunner, Murali R. Chari
  • Patent number: 10251028
    Abstract: A method for operating a wireless link in a local area network is described. The wireless link includes a LAN access point, a wireless bridge linked with the LAN access point and a receiver linked with the wireless bridge. The wireless bridge includes a bridge access point and a bridge station. A multicast data connection is established between the LAN access point and the receiver via the wireless bridge by forwarding a multicast data stream, received by the bridge access point from the LAN access point, to the bridge station, restoring the wireless link after a connection loss of the wireless link, and sending a query message by the bridge station to the receiver, when the wireless link is restored.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: INTERDIGITAL CE PATENT HOLDINGS
    Inventors: Koen Van Oost, Stijn Segers, Frederik Verwaest
  • Patent number: 10248975
    Abstract: An advertisement (ad) proxy server acts as a proxy for serving content of third-party ads to users of an online system, reducing data leakage from users to advertisers. The ad proxy server acts as an intermediate storage and access point for content included in advertisement, such as images and videos. When an advertisement from an advertiser is selected for presentation by the online system, an ad tag identifying the location of the content for the selected ad is retrieved and used to retrieve a copy of the advertisement content. The ad proxy server stores the copy of the advertisement content and generates a modified ad tag identifying the ad proxy server. The modified ad tag is sent to a client device, which retrieves the copy of the advertisement content from the ad proxy server rather than directly from the advertiser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: Antonio Felipe Garcia-Martinez, Gang Wu, Shreehari Manikarnika
  • Patent number: 10248584
    Abstract: A device, which may be a peripheral device or a host computing device, comprises a communication interface, a memory and a processor. The processor is arranged to detect imminent disconnection of a communication link between the peripheral device and the host computing device and in response to detecting the imminent disconnection of the communication link, to trigger a data transfer from the host computing device to the peripheral device via the communication interface. The data transfer defines, at least in part, a fixed output data set which, after disconnection, is output via an output device in the peripheral device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Tobias Alexander Grosse-Puppendahl, James William Scott, Stephen Edward Hodges, John Franciscus Marie Helmes, Nicholas Yen-Cherng Chen, Stuart Alastair Taylor, Pascal Knierim, Josh Fromm, Gavin Wood, Albrecht Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10248733
    Abstract: A catalog application includes data for key indicators for performance measurement of applications. The catalog application comprises data for a large number of key indicators that may be compatible for different application. A monitoring application utilizes data for key indicators to measure performance of external applications. A catalog service interface is instantiated to process requests from the monitoring application to the catalog application. The external applications run in different technical environments and are part of different technical landscapes. A request to provide data for key indicators compatible with a first application is received at the instantiated service interface. The key indicators in the catalog application are filtered based on matching the technical characteristics of the first application with the key indicators' prerequisites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: SAP SE
    Inventors: Andreas Vogel, Andreas Kunstein, Dominic Hehn, Mathias Zietzschmann, Michael Decker, Sigo Henkel, Steffen Maier, Susanne Gottlieb
  • Patent number: 10250687
    Abstract: In a vehicle remote operation system, when acquiring remote operation request information from a user of a vehicle 100, a server 210 in a command administration center 200 transmits access request information, requesting an access to the center 200 as a predetermined connection destination, to a command acquisition ECU 110a mounted on the vehicle 100. When acquiring the access request information transmitted from the center 200, the ECU 110a accesses to the center 200 as the predetermined connection destination connected to a network 400. Thus, the command information server 212 in the center 200 provides command information, corresponding to a remote operation command corresponding to a remote operation requested by the user of the vehicle 100, to the ECU 110a via the network 400. The ECU 110a then supplies the command information to the corresponding vehicle ECU 110 for allowing the vehicle 100 to operate as requested by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masashi Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 10250684
    Abstract: Methods and systems for a network storage environment are provided. One method includes retrieving stored performance data associated with a resource used in the networked storage environment, where the stored performance data includes latency data, utilization data and a service time; filtering the stored performance data by removing any observations that are beyond a certain value of the service time; grouping the filtered stored performance into utilization bins and identifying a representative of each utilization bin; generating by the processor a hybrid latency versus utilization curve comprising a first portion that is based on the representative of each utilization bin and a second portion generated using a model based technique and determining by the processor available performance capacity of the resource using the hybrid latency versus utilization curve; where the available performance capacity is based on optimum utilization of the resource and actual utilization of the resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: NETAPP, INC.
    Inventors: Alma Dimnaku, Leon Fairbanks
  • Patent number: 10251208
    Abstract: A method for connection management by a user equipment includes transmitting a re-establishment request for a first connection of a first protocol layer in response to determining that a connection re-establishment condition is met, receiving a re-establishment response indicating if a re-establishment of the first connection of the first protocol layer is allowed, and completing the re-establishment of the first connection of the first protocol layer when the re-establishment of the first connection of the first protocol layer is allowed, wherein a context of a second protocol layer of the user equipment is unchanged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Nathan Edward Tenny, Xuelong Wang, Haibo Xu
  • Patent number: 10242018
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method includes monitoring page allocations in a file system that includes encrypted files, determining if a page allocation request corresponds to an encrypted file, and balancing encrypted page allocations across a plurality of virtual memory pools in response to determining that the page allocation request corresponds to an encrypted file. In some embodiments, balancing encrypted page allocations across the plurality of virtual memory pools comprises determining a virtual memory pool having a lowest encrypted page count and allocating a page from the virtual memory pool having the lowest encrypted page count. A corresponding computer program product and computer system are also disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Supriya Jagadeesh, Puspanjali Kar, Keerthi B. Kumar
  • Patent number: 10243809
    Abstract: Some embodiments provide a method for troubleshooting a virtual network that is implemented over multiple computing devices, which include first and second host machines that host virtual machines (VMs). Each VM interfaces the virtual network through a set of virtual network interface controllers (VNICs). The method provides a command line interface (CLI) for debugging and monitoring the virtual network. In response to receiving a first command at the CLI that identifies a first VNIC, the method retrieves from the first host machine a first set of network service status data associated with the first VNIC. In response to receiving a second command at the CLI that identifies a second VNIC, the method retrieves from the second host machine a second set of network service status data associated with a second VNIC. The method presents the retrieved first and second sets of network service status data through the CLI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: NICIRA, INC.
    Inventors: Chidambareswaran Raman, Akhila Naveen, Raju Koganty
  • Patent number: 10243856
    Abstract: Embodiments regard load balancing data on one or more network ports. A device may include processing circuitry, the processing circuitry to transmit a first packet of a first series of packets to a destination device via a first port, determine a time gap between a first packet and a second packet of the first series of packets, and in response to a determination that the time gap is greater than a time threshold, transmit the second packet to the destination device via a second port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Patrick L. Connor, Parthasarathy Sarangam
  • Patent number: 10244066
    Abstract: An example method for delivery of push notifications includes receiving a push notification including a message and a destination, creating a send token, sending a push notification derived from the received push notification and the send token, and receiving push information concerning a processing of the sent push notification which is identified by the send token. An example system for delivering push notifications includes a server system having a processor, memory, and a network interface, where the memory stores program instructions including code segments for receiving a received push notification via the network interface. In this example, the program instructions further includes code segments for creating a send token, code segments for sending a sent push notification derived from the received push notification and the send token via the network interface, and code segments for receiving received push information concerning a processing of the sent push notification are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Urban Airship, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam C. Lowry, Erik A. Onnen
  • Patent number: 10244075
    Abstract: The oldest time of the times represented by the pieces of behavior time information included in the pieces of latest behavior log information respectively transmitted by the log information generation servers is detected as a most-delayed server latest log time on the basis of pieces of behavior log information and pieces of server identification information stored in a storing unit. A collection reference time based on the detected most-delayed server latest log time is set. Behavior log information including behavior time information before the collection reference time is selectively collected from among the pieces of behavior log information stored in the storing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Rakuten, Inc.
    Inventor: Fumikazu Fujiwara
  • Patent number: 10241950
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory machine readable medium, and system are provided for modifying a device-specific module (DSM) corresponding to a storage device. In some embodiments, the method includes registering a first device-specific module (DSM) with a Multipath I/O (MPIO) module. The MPIO module provides one or more interfaces of the first DSM that redirect to one or more interfaces of a second DSM. The second DSM is modified to a modified second DSM. The MPIO module accesses the one or more interfaces of the first DSM and the accesses are redirected, by the one or more interfaces of the first DSM, to one or more interfaces of the modified second DSM.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: NETAPP, INC.
    Inventor: Robert Stankey
  • Patent number: 10244046
    Abstract: Nodes within a wireless communication network monitor themselves as they come back online after crashing, i.e., go back into service, or when they initially go into service. When the node is activated for service within the wireless communication network, the node has a predefined capacity of resources available to user devices at the node. Thus, when a node goes into service, the node may initially limit itself to utilizing only a portion of its capacity of resources. In other embodiments, the node may limit the user devices allowed to access the node to a particular number of user devices. After a predetermined amount of time, or once the node is stable, the node may allow for more user devices to access the node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: T-Mobile USA, Inc.
    Inventor: Mayank Kaul
  • Patent number: 10243889
    Abstract: The present application discloses a method of generating an automatic reply (auto-reply) message. A server receives a text message directed to a content provider, and obtains content information of a webpage associated with the content provider. The content information of the webpage includes predetermined tags and information concerning content items of the webpage. The server then composes an auto-reply message according to a specific keyword of the text message, and specifically, information of at least one content item is extracted according to an auto-reply rule. The auto-reply rule is included in an auto-reply rule database that further includes a plurality of keywords and the content items of the webpage semantically correlated with the keywords based on the set of predetermined tags. The server then returns the auto-reply message including the information of the at least one content item corresponding to the specific keyword for display on the client device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Xun Niu, Yanan Zhao, Jihua Huang, Haiyang Wang, Yuhao Chen, Yan Qi, Jiyan Huang, Zhaohong Ma, Guodong Zhang, Jing Xu
  • Patent number: 10241812
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for assigning and associating resources in a cloud computing environment. Virtual machines in the cloud computing environment can be assigned or associated with pools corresponding to users as dedicated, standby, or preemptible machines. The various states provide users with the ability to reserve a desired level of resources while also allowing the operator of the cloud computing environment to increase resource utilization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Bradley Gene Calder, Ju Wang, Vaman Bedekar, Sriram Sankaran, Marvin McNett, II, Pradeep Kumar Gunda, Yang Zhang, Shyam Antony, Kavitha Manivannan, Hemal Khatri
  • Patent number: 10244270
    Abstract: Enhancements to adaptive bit rate techniques are described that relate to selection of the initial bit rate with which video content is delivered. The bandwidth available to a client device is estimated by determining the time required by the client device to download a specific amount of content, e.g., the “above-the-fold” portion of a requested web page. An initial bit rate is selected for video content associated with the page that is within the estimated available bandwidth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Aurash Steven Abnar Behbahani
  • Patent number: 10242008
    Abstract: Techniques for analyzing a repository are described herein. A method for analyzing a repository may include obtaining a list of known persons in a repository based on objects, users, and groups retrieved from the repository. The method may further select one of the objects having a field and a value, and then determine whether the field of the selected object is a facet based on a probability that the field of the selected object has a limited number of possible values. In analyzing the repository, a repository information archive may be generated. The repository information archive may include the relationship between the selected object and at least one other object, statistics and counts related to properties in the selected objects, and whether or not the field of the selected object is a facet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Yigal S. Dayan, Josemina M. Magdalen, Irit Maharian, Victoria Mazel, Oren Paikowsky, Andrei Shtilman
  • Patent number: 10243798
    Abstract: Although MIB extensions allow for access to a rich dataset about a variety of SNMP-enabled devices, utilizing the rich dataset for various management tasks can involve collection of a vast amount of data from an SNMP-enabled device. For instance, a network management system may collect several tables of utilization data for thousands of interfaces divided into multiple sets of interfaces on an SNMP-enabled device to calculate the average utilization of a single group of interfaces. Moreover, the values for some OIDs are other OIDs. In at least these cases, the conventional request-response exchange for data collection is insufficient. Expressions can be written with in an expression languages as data collection queries (“embedded queries”) for interactive querying over multiple exchanges for SNMP data collection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: CA, Inc.
    Inventors: Yang Yang, Zubing Robin Qin
  • Patent number: 10242009
    Abstract: Techniques for analyzing a repository are described herein. A method for analyzing a repository may include obtaining a list of known persons in a repository based on objects, users, and groups retrieved from the repository. The method may further select one of the objects having a field and a value, and then determine whether the field of the selected object is a facet based on a probability that the field of the selected object has a limited number of possible values. In analyzing the repository, a repository information archive may be generated. The repository information archive may include the relationship between the selected object and at least one other object, statistics and counts related to properties in the selected objects, and whether or not the field of the selected object is a facet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Yigal S. Dayan, Josemina M. Magdalen, Irit Maharian, Victoria Mazel, Oren Paikowsky, Andrei Shtilman
  • Patent number: 10241882
    Abstract: A method, computer program product, and computer system for identifying a current amount of resources used by a computing device. A future amount of resources may be estimated for executing a trace for a subsystem of the computing device. One or more rules may be identified for executing the trace for the subsystem of the computing device, wherein the one or more rules may be based upon, at least in part, at least one of the current amount of resources used by the computing device and the future amount of resources for executing the trace for the subsystem of the computing device. It may be determined whether to execute the trace for the subsystem of the computing device based upon, at least in part, the one or more rules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Kenytt D. Avery, Edward L. Bader, Jean-Marc Costecalde, Patricia V. Gatewood, Kevin N. Trinh
  • Patent number: 10242062
    Abstract: Extracting data from traffic logs using regular expressions. A traffic log is received from a network device. A characterization of an extraction of data from the traffic log is determined. The traffic log is parsed by applying a first regular expression to the traffic log according to the characterization of the extraction of data from the traffic log to generate parsed data. Data is extracted from the traffic log by applying a second regular expression to the parsed data according to the characterization of the extraction of data from the traffic log to generate extracted data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: ThreatSTOP, Inc.
    Inventor: Francis Turner
  • Patent number: 10242125
    Abstract: Example embodiments relate to regular expression matching. An example method may include generating a data structure based on a non-deterministic finite automaton (NFA) that represents a regular expression. The data structure may include a set of segments where each segment indicates a segment starting state of the NFA. Each segment may represent zero or more consecutive states of the NFA starting at the segment starting state. Different segments of the set of segments may be capable of indicating different segment starting states on the NFA. Each segment may represent a partial match of the regular expression to the string. The method may further include analyzing the string in relation to the NFA. The method may further include modifying the data structure as the string is analyzed. Such modification may include attempting to expand at least one of the segments in the set to represent additional states of the NFA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: ENTIT SOFTWARE LLC
    Inventors: David Lehavi, Omer Barkol
  • Patent number: 10237160
    Abstract: A distributed monitoring system and a computer-implemented method monitors and controls locally situated network components through a monitoring and control device or processor querying the network component operating parameters and sending control commands for controlling the parameters queried. Reports of the status of the monitored network components are periodically generated from throughout the network and sent to a remotely located status viewing station configured to generate a monitoring interface and display the operational status of the network based on the status reports. If necessary, the status viewing station automatically transmits instructions, or a user enters instructions into the status viewing station, for instructing action be taken by the monitoring and control device or processor, e.g., to adjust one or more operating parameters queried. The distributed monitoring system may be particularly useful in monitoring and managing the health of a digital signage network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: John Ryan Performance, Inc.
    Inventor: Gary Paul Madgwick
  • Patent number: 10237884
    Abstract: A network device may receive a communication having a geographic position of a user equipment (UE) in a cell based on satellite information. A network device may send information on orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) resources in a time slot. The OFDM resources may be scheduled based on the UE and another UE being part of a group and a probability of interference between the UE and another UE being located outside close proximity of the geographic position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Intellectual Ventures Holding 81 LLC
    Inventors: Timothy Wilkinson, Timothy James Speight
  • Patent number: 10237353
    Abstract: A method for discovering the topology of communications between applications of a computer network having several items of equipment, the method including the following steps: a) connecting to each of the items of equipment of the network, b) for each item of equipment, acquiring raw data relating to applications hosted within the item of equipment, c) for each item of equipment, acquiring connection data for each live connection established by an application, d) from the raw data and the connection data thus obtained, communication links are determined respectively between pairs of applications of the network, and e) a level-7 topology of the network is generated from the communication links.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: INFOVISTA SAS
    Inventor: Emmanuel Donin De Rosiere
  • Patent number: 10235695
    Abstract: A system may include at least one data source configured to provide network usage data indicative of the existence of communications with subscriber devices, and web and application usage data indicative of data usage of the subscriber network by the subscriber devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Altaff M. Shaik, Narendra Polavarapu, Dustin L. Applegate, Richard Stemper, Satish K. Hosanagara
  • Patent number: 10235204
    Abstract: A method of managing components in a processing environment is provided. The method includes monitoring (i) a status of each of one or more computing devices, (ii) a status of each of one or more applications, each application hosted by at least one of the computing devices, and (iii) a status of each of one or more jobs, each job associated with at least one of the applications; determining that one of the status of one of the computing devices, the status of one of the applications, and the status of one of the jobs is indicative of a performance issue associated with the corresponding computing device, application, or job, the determination being made based on a comparison of a performance of the computing device, application, or job and at least one predetermined criterion; and enabling an action to be performed associated with the performance issue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Ab Initio Technology LLC
    Inventors: Dino LaChiusa, Joyce L. Vigneau, Mark Buxbaum, Brad Lee Miller, Tim Wakeling
  • Patent number: 10235875
    Abstract: A vehicle communication system for cloud-hosting sensor-data from a plurality of vehicles where each of the vehicles is equipped with one or more sensors used to detect objects proximate to each of the vehicles includes a transceiver and a controller. The transceiver is used to communicate sensor-data from a first-sensor on a first-vehicle and from a second-sensor on a second-vehicle. The controller is configured to receive, via the transceiver, first-data from the first-sensor and second-data from the second-sensor, and determine when the first-data and the second-data are both indicative of an object proximate to the first-vehicle and the second-vehicle, where the first-data is characterized by a first-confidence and the second-data is characterized by a second-confidence. The controller is configured to prevent communication of the second-data to the first-vehicle when the first-confidence is greater than the second-confidence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: APTIV TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Jonathan L. Wieskamp, Uday Pitambare
  • Patent number: 10237773
    Abstract: Device Assisted Services (DAS) for protecting network capacity is provided. In some embodiments, DAS for protecting network capacity includes monitoring a network service usage activity of the communications device in network communication; classifying the network service usage activity for differential network access control for protecting network capacity; and associating the network service usage activity with a network service usage control policy based on a classification of the network service usage activity to facilitate differential network access control for protecting network capacity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Headwater Research LLC
    Inventors: Gregory G. Raleigh, James Lavine, Alireza Raissinia
  • Patent number: 10235104
    Abstract: A method, computer program product, and computing system for receiving an IO request for a RAID array. An actual queue depth of the RAID array is compared to a maximum queue depth for the RAID array. An IO queue weight is determined for the IO request. The IO queue weight is revised based upon a degrade mode condition for the RAID array, thus defining a revised IO queue weight. The actual queue depth is incremented based upon the revised IO queue weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: EMC IP Holding Company LLC
    Inventors: Robert P. Foley, Peter Puhov, David W. Harvey, Daniel E. Cummins, Marc C. Cassano, Henry A. Spang, IV