Including Distribution Of Software Patents (Class 717/177)
  • Patent number: 10715403
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a scalable, standardized IT deployment environment that allows for deployment to any public or private cloud automatically, and without human interaction, that is resizable such that the individual resources can be released (“turned off”) when not needed and powered on when use is expected. Additionally, the present disclosure provides a cost calculation system for better understanding the costs of the IT environment as early as the pre-provisioning stage. The present disclosure also provides a system for proactively testing productivity and efficiency within the IT environment, the results of which can be fed back into the autoscaling mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Nerdio, Inc.
    Inventors: Vadim Vladimirskiy, Amol Dalvi, George Malec
  • Patent number: 10705945
    Abstract: A plurality of computing resources are provisioned for a plurality of computing system elements based at least in part on input specification information, whereby the input specification specifies the plurality of computing resources. The plurality of computing resources include one or more computing resources of a first computing system element of the plurality of computing system elements that are provided for a second computing system element of the plurality of computing system elements. The plurality of computing system elements are evaluated to identify whether the plurality of computing system elements are successfully executed and a report is generated based at least in part on the evaluation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Charles Stickle, Michael Charles Pfeiffer, Karthikeyan Krishnan
  • Patent number: 10684868
    Abstract: Various examples are directed to systems and methods for configuring an application that uses a plurality of microservices. A distributed configuration deploy service (DCDS) may generate a first set of microservice configuration parameter values for a first microservice of the plurality of microservices based at least in part on a first microservice configuration model for the first microservice and at least in part on a second configuration model for a second microservice of the plurality of microservices. A configuration application programming interface (API) may determine that the first set of microservice configuration parameter values do not conflict with first live data at the first microservice. The configuration API may also lock the first microservice; apply the first set of microservice configuration parameter values to the first microservice; and release the locking of the first microservice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: SAP SE
    Inventors: Volker Driesen, Peter Eberlein
  • Patent number: 10649417
    Abstract: A control system controls tenant services to various tenants by obtaining tenant attributes for each tenant, with respect to a particular workload. A model is generated that models tenant usage performance for a set of best performing tenants. The model is then applied to a remainder of the tenants to obtain a metric indicative of a likely tenant capacity for incremental usage of the workload. The control system controls the services provided to the tenant based upon the likelihood of adoption metric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Ravikumar Venkata Seetharama Bandaru, Michael Karl-Frans Berg
  • Patent number: 10620929
    Abstract: A computing system is provided. The computing system includes a client device with a user interface, a server host, and a processor configured to execute a continuous delivery (CD) pipeline and communicate with a cloud-based hosting environment. The processor is configured to receive a staging request for software to be deployed to the cloud-based hosting environment. The processor is configured to initialize and execute a gate on a CD platform, the gate including criteria for evaluation of the software with at least one query defining results data; deploy software to a target environment; and, during a monitoring period, continuously receive and monitor results data from the software. The processor is configured to evaluate the results data, change a state of the gate, determine that approval conditions have been met for the software, and deploy the software to a production environment of the cloud-based hosting environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Gopinath Hanumappagari Chigakkagari, Shashank Bansal
  • Patent number: 10623500
    Abstract: Techniques are described for virtual desktop sharing and collaboration by utilizing image scanning and a web server. Upon launch, the virtual desktop client sets up a web server on the client computing device. During a virtual desktop session, the owner of the session provides input indicating that the session should be shared. A QR code is displayed on the client device which is encoded with information identifying the web server. When the QR code is scanned by a collaborator's mobile device, a web browser is launched on the mobile device and the web browser connects to the web server on the client computing device. The connection is used to transmit the request to access the virtual desktop session by the mobile device. If the session owner approves the request, the virtual desktop GUI data is streamed by the virtual desktop client to the mobile device over the HTTP connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: VMware, Inc.
    Inventors: Dong Wang, Haiou Jiang, Yunfei San, Peng Guo, Kun Shi
  • Patent number: 10620934
    Abstract: Disclosed embodiments describe systems and methods for versioning a cloud environment for a device. A versioning system can store a snapshot of a first version of an environment of a device for using a cloud provider of a plurality of cloud providers. The environment can include one or more resource template files and one or more deployment application programming interfaces (APIs) for the cloud provider. The versioning system can receive a request to automatically deploy a second version of the environment for the device. A snapshot of the second version of the environment can include at least one second resource template file different than the one or more resource template files of the snapshot of the first version of the environment. The versioning system can automatically deploy the second version of the environment responsive to the request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Citrix Systems, Inc.
    Inventor: Charles Keyser
  • Patent number: 10607245
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method performed by one or more computing devices comprises storing, for one or more marketplace associated applications, interaction information that identifies, for each particular application of said one or more marketplace associated applications, a list of devices that interacted with an instance of the particular application; receiving, from a requesting device, a request for a list of offer eligible applications; determining, based on said interaction information, a set of applications associated with the requesting device; based on said determination of the set of applications associated with the requesting device, sending a list of one or more selected eligible applications to the requesting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Tapjoy, Inc.
    Inventors: Linda Tong, Stephen James McCarthy, Ryan Allen Johns, Hai-Van Pham, Norman Chan, Amir Bashir Manji, Jia Feng, Marc Bourget, Joey Pan, Hwan-Joon Choi
  • Patent number: 10592221
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and software described herein provide enhancements for initiating application services across a virtual environment. In one implementation, a method of deploying application services includes initiating configuration process for a first service and a second service across virtual nodes, wherein the first service is dependent on the availability of the second service. The method further includes holding the configuration of the first service, completing the configuration of the second service, and responsively transferring a notification from the virtual node or nodes of the second service to the virtual node or nodes of the first service, permitting the configuration of the first service to be completed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRESE DEVELOPMENT LP
    Inventors: Joel Baxter, Krishna C. Sagiraju, Shreyas Subramanya
  • Patent number: 10594839
    Abstract: Among other things, embodiments of the present disclosure help improve virtual assistant systems by providing dynamic, customizable deployment groups for virtual assistant software features. Users, such as software developers, can deploy and remove software packages from different groups, and precisely define the members in any number of different deployment groups that can access the deployed virtual assistant software.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Dorrene Brown, David Brett, Adarsh Sridhar, Yujia Liu, Eugeniya Salatovka, James Francis Gilsinan, IV
  • Patent number: 10594550
    Abstract: A method and technique for utilizing user feedback of product installation includes receiving, by a first install module executing on a server, feedback data associated with an installation of a first instance of a product on a first client computing system. The first install module assesses the feedback data and, based on the assessment of the feedback data, modifies a default installation sequence for the product to create a modified installation sequence. The first install module receives a communication from a second client computing system installing a second instance of the product on a second client computing system and interfaces with a second install module provided by the product executing on the second client computing system to communicate the modified installation sequence for installing the second instance of the product on the second client computing system by the second install module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: James D. Creasman, Kevin D. Dillard, Jeffrey K. Johnson, Barry J. Pellas, Matthew T. Pellas, Matthew K. Thomas, Paul A. Titus
  • Patent number: 10581955
    Abstract: A source IT-infrastructure hosts a composite application including multiple functional modules connected to each other via communication links. An abstract pattern includes first nodes and first links representing the functional modules and communication links and lacks resource-related data enabling a deployment engine to instantiate a resource for providing a runtime environment. A target IT-infrastructure has assigned a resource catalog including, for each resource available in the target IT-infrastructure, a specification of the resource's capabilities, and includes second nodes and links, each second node being a representation of one or more of the resources of the target IT-infrastructure and including an indication of the capabilities of one or more resources represented by the second node. The first nodes and links of the abstract pattern are iteratively supplemented by the second nodes and second links.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Utz Bacher, Einar Lueck, Stefan Raspl, Thomas Spatzier
  • Patent number: 10581982
    Abstract: The disclosure is directed to moving an application, e.g., a messenger service in a social networking application, to various locations in a distributed computing system, e.g., to improve an efficiency of the application. For example, the application can be moved to a data center that is closer to a location of a user to decrease a latency associated with accessing the application. In another example, the application can be moved to a data center that is closer to a location of a storage system that stores data associated with the application to improve a throughput of the application, e.g., a rate at which data is read and/or written.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Apostolos Georgiou, Haobo Xu, Jason Curtis Jenks, Hairong Kuang
  • Patent number: 10540617
    Abstract: Processes and integrations include a method for managing a business process application development lifecycle. The method includes initiating, in a planning stage, requirements for an application based on adding new features to the application or a new application, implementing, in a development stage, a service process node (SPN) as a business process, and managing, in an operations stage, software code representing the application in a production environment. The SPN is configured to encapsulate at least one business service object and generate an interface configured to expose internal processes of the at least one business service object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: BMC Software, Inc.
    Inventors: Tal Beno, Steve Wong, Artemios Tavoularis
  • Patent number: 10452111
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention are directed toward systems and methods that execute legacy semiconductor applications using a non-legacy controller. In some embodiments a hardware abstraction layer and/or an emulator can be used to provide communication between a non-legacy operating system and legacy components including legacy applications. In some embodiments various methods and/or devices can be used to emulate and/or translate communications between legacy and non-legacy components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: APPLIED MATERIALS, INC.
    Inventors: Ronald Vern Schauer, Mark Roger Covington, Suresh Kumaraswami, Amitabh Puri
  • Patent number: 10440114
    Abstract: A programmer input in a programming language is received, where the programmer input includes i) a built-in function of a computational application corresponding to retrieving data from electronic storage objects, and ii) a first parameter specifying the electronic storage object from which data is to be retrieved. The computational application evaluates the programmer input to generate one or more messages corresponding to requests for a server to retrieve data from the electronic storage object. The one or more messages are sent to the server to retrieve data from the electronic storage object. Data retrieved from the electronic storage object by the server is received, and the retrieved data is made available in a document for processing by the computational application, where the retrieved data is in a format recognized by the computational application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Wolfram Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Wolfram, Bradley Ashby
  • Patent number: 10440627
    Abstract: Systems and methods for a multi-tenant communication platform. At a multi-tenant communication platform, and responsive to authentication of a communication request provided by an external system, a routing address record of the communication platform is determined that matches a communication destination of the communication request. The matching routing address record associates the communication destination with a plurality of external communication providers. At least one communication provider associated with the matching routing address record is selected, and a request to establish communication with the communication destination is provided to each selected communication provider. The communication request specifies the communication destination and account information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Twilio Inc.
    Inventor: Patrick Malatack
  • Patent number: 10379831
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for dynamic retrieval of installation packages when installing software is described herein. In one embodiment, a process can be provided to determine a specific installation package to be installed for software having one or more packages to be installed. A repository can be automatically identified from a plurality of repositories from which to obtain the specific installation package, based on priority criteria. The priority criteria can be based on dynamically changing parameters. The specific installation package can be obtained from the identified repository.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jack Matthew, John R. Chang
  • Patent number: 10365931
    Abstract: Remote administration of initial computer operating system setup options is facilitated by systems and mechanisms that provide such initial setup options to a computing device during an earlier stage of the operating system setup. An administrator defines, in a profile, how such initial setup options are to be set and when an operating system is being set up it communicates with licensing servers to validate the copy of the operating system. If authorized, and if set up by an administrator, initial setup options are provided to the computing device at such an early stage of the operating system setup. Processes executing on the computing device then utilize software licensing application program interfaces to not only validate the copy of the operating system, but also to set the initial setup options in the manner pre-specified by the administrator. A customized directory service login user interface is one such initial setup option.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Namrata Shankar Puri, Anna Barhudarian, Siddharth Mantri, Hakki Tunc Bostanci, Marc Shepard
  • Patent number: 10353696
    Abstract: In some examples, a system receives information of vehicles, the information comprising information of programs executable in the vehicles. The system selects, based on the received information of the vehicles, program updates to include in a program release package, the program updates comprising a patch to update programs in the vehicles, the selecting based on determining how many vehicles are able to apply the program updates of the program release package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Edward Snow Willis, Christopher Scott Travers, Yuhui Liu, Ning Erin Ren, Hashim Mohammad Qaderi, Karthik Velakur Sambamoorthy, Parvez Ahmed, Eric Yeung, Evgueni Eugene Markine, Scott Hutchens, Conrad Delbert Seaman
  • Patent number: 10356221
    Abstract: Some examples provide a non-transitory computer readable medium having instructions executable by a processor of a computing device. The instructions can cause the processor to establish remote access by the computing device to a network-based storage resource, and establish the remote access based on a hardware identifier associated with the computing device. The instructions can cause the processor to generate, at the computing device, a local index for the remote data stored on the network-based storage resource and available to the computing device through the remote access. The instructions can cause the processor to provide, based on the local index, local access to the remote data through a virtual file system at the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Taram Sierra Devitt-Carolan
  • Patent number: 10356475
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus to monitor media presentations are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a registration data receiver to obtain demographic information. A logging data receiver is to, when enabled, collect first monitoring information identifying first media, the logging data receiver to receive the first monitoring information from a monitor of a second media device separate from the first media device. An overlay controller is to present a monitoring agreement to the user via an output of the first media device. A first data controller enables the logging data receiver to collect the first monitoring information if the monitoring agreement is accepted, and does not enable the logging data receiver if the monitoring agreement is not accepted. The first data controller is to determine that the first data controller is to act as a master monitor. The first monitoring information is transmitted to a central facility via the master monitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: The Nielsen Company (US), LLC
    Inventor: Mark C. Zimmerman
  • Patent number: 10346143
    Abstract: Provided is a method for a method of transforming service definitions in a multi-service containerized application, including: receiving input, with one or more processors, relating to creation and laying out of a plurality of icons on a canvas, wherein the plurality of icons represent a plurality of containers of a multi-service containerized application; receiving input, with one or more processors, relating to at least one pair of the plurality of containers being communicatively coupled with each other, wherein a visual representation of the coupling of the containers is displayed on the canvas in association with corresponding icons; and saving, with one or more processors, the multi-service containerized application with an assigned name to a catalog, wherein the containers are service components of the multi-service containerized application, and wherein the containers provide isolated user space instances on one or more kernels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: CA, Inc.
    Inventors: James Douglas Engquist, Mark Emeis, Dann M. Church, Bob Hendrich, Craig Vosburgh, Prabodh Joshi
  • Patent number: 10334028
    Abstract: An apparatus for processing data includes a processor configured to acquire size information on a size of first result data from a first node. The first result data is generated in first distributed processing executed by the first node on a first part of first input data for the first distributed processing executed by a plurality of nodes. The processor is configured to acquire data arrangement information for second distributed processing executed by the plurality of nodes. The processor is configured to generate a data arrangement instruction on basis of the size information and the data arrangement information. The data arrangement instruction defines an arrangement pattern of second result data generated in the first distributed processing executed by the plurality of nodes and stored in the plurality of nodes as the second input data. The processor is configured to transmit the data arrangement instruction to the plurality of nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Nobutaka Imamura, Hidekazu Takahashi, Toshiaki Saeki, Miho Murata
  • Patent number: 10324845
    Abstract: Techniques are provided for automatic placement of cache operations in a dataflow. An exemplary method obtains a graph representation of a dataflow of operations; determines a number of executions and a computational cost of the operations, and a computational cost of a caching operation to cache a dataset generated by an operation; establishes a dataflow state structure recording values for properties of the dataflow operations for a number of variations of caching various dataflow operations; determines a cache gain factor for dataflow operations as an estimated reduction in the accumulated cost of the dataflow by caching an output dataset of a given operation; determines changes in the dataflow state structure by caching an output dataset of a different operation in the dataflow; and searches the dataflow state structures to determine the output datasets to cache based on a total dataflow execution cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: EMC IP Holding Company LLC
    Inventors: Vinicius Michel Gottin, Edward José Pacheco Condori, Jonas F. Dias, Angelo E. M. Ciarlini, Bruno Carlos da Cunha Costa, Wagner dos Santos Vieira, Paulo de Figueiredo Pires, Fábio André Machado Porto, Yania Molina Souto
  • Patent number: 10305733
    Abstract: Functionality is disclosed herein for utilizing a physical model to define infrastructure associated with the service provider network or other networks. The model is analyzed to identify resources represented by the physical model as well as any connections between the resources. Based upon the analysis, configuration data that describes the configuration of the resources within the service provider network may be generated and used to perform one or more actions. For example, the configuration data might be used to generate a deployment template and/or used to provision the resources within the service provider network or other networks. After provisioning, the model may show information relating to the operation of the resources within the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Inventors: Thomas Price Jones, II, Kyle Adam Lichtenberg, II
  • Patent number: 10296302
    Abstract: The example embodiments are directed to a system and method for generating and controlling a user interface for managing a software development lifecycle of an industrial software application. In one example, the method includes developing a software application via a user interface, storing an application file representing the developed software application in a code repository associated with the user interface, testing the application file to determine whether the developed software application successfully satisfies requirements for a platform, and deploying the successfully tested application file from the code repository to the platform and activating the application on the platform, in response to receiving a user request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Huiyuan Ma, Wei Chung Hsieh, Sze Yip Chan, Simo Pylvas, Jason Jaguar Rivero, Philip Chan, Raymond Lum, Michael Varney
  • Patent number: 10284575
    Abstract: A system and method for automatically analyzing an object for malware is described. Operating one or more virtual machines, the system and method provide an analysis environment variation framework to provide a more robust analysis of an object for malware. The multi-application, multi-plugin processing framework is configured within a virtual machine, where the framework generates a plurality of processes for analyzing the object for malware and each of plurality of processes is configured with a different application and plug-in combination selected based in part on a type of object being analyzed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: FireEye, Inc.
    Inventors: Sushant Paithane, Sai Vashisht, Yasir Khalid, Alexandre Pilipenko, Muhammad Rizwan
  • Patent number: 10261772
    Abstract: The present application discloses a method and device for generating an image file. A specific implementation mode of the method comprises: acquiring demand information for generating an image file, wherein the demand information comprises identification information of a to-be-imaged file and configuration information corresponding to the to-be-imaged file; acquiring an installation file of the to-be-imaged file according to the identification information; installing the installation file on a pre-created virtual host to generate the to-be-imaged file; selecting a custom file matching the configuration information from a pre-stored custom file set; and updating the to-be-imaged file based on the custom file matching the configuration information to generate the image file. The implementation mode realizes batch production of the image file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: BEIJING BAIDU NETCOM SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lijun Guo, Yu Zhang
  • Patent number: 10264101
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for monitoring cloud applications. The method may include receiving an indication to monitor a cloud application; obtaining metadata regarding the cloud application, the metadata comprising at least one path to at least one dependent service; selecting, based on the obtained metadata, a plugin to enable creation of a test version of the cloud application; causing, based on the plugin and the obtained metadata, the creation of the test version to enable monitoring the at least one path to the at least one dependent service; and providing to a user interface an indication regarding a status of the monitored at least one path to the at least one dependent service. Related systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: SAP SE
    Inventor: Guy Blank
  • Patent number: 10235062
    Abstract: Various systems and methods for selecting resources (such as of a distributed storage system) for performing file operations (such as backup operations) based on power-usage characteristics of these resources. For example, one method involves receiving an input, where the input identifies a process to be performed. The method also involves accessing power data, where the power data indicates power usage for the process as performed using one or more resources of a plurality of resources. The method also involves selecting, using one or more processors, a selected resource from the resources based, at least in part, on the power data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Veritas Technologies LLC
    Inventor: Dhanashri Phadke
  • Patent number: 10237135
    Abstract: A technology to optimize virtualized computing is described. Usage of a plurality of virtualized computing instances is identified in a virtualized computing environment. Purchasing configuration optimization rules are applied to calculate an optimized purchasing configuration for the plurality of virtualized computing instances in a virtualized computing environment. The optimized purchasing configuration is recommended for the plurality of virtualized computing instances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Mohammed Samir Alabsi, Pavel Kheyfets, Yasemin Avcular, Stephen Alden Elliott, Hungpin Kao
  • Patent number: 10223100
    Abstract: Supplemental functionalities may be provided for an executable program via an ontology instance. In some embodiments, a computer program (e.g., an executable program or other computer program) associated with an ontology may be caused to be run. The ontology may include information indicating attributes for a set of applications. An instance of the ontology may be obtained, which may correspond to an application of the set of applications. Based on the ontology instance, supplemental information may be generated for the computer program. The supplemental information may be related to one or more functionalities of the application to be added to the executable program. The supplemental information may be provided as input to the computer program. The supplemental information, at least in part, may cause the one or more functionalities of the application to be made available via the executable program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: REACTIVECORE LLC
    Inventor: Michel Dufresne
  • Patent number: 10225335
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed facilitate distributed orchestration and deployment of a single instance of a distributed computing application over a plurality of clouds and container clusters, including container clusters provided through a Container as a Service (CaaS) offering. In some embodiments, system and pattern constructs associated with a hybrid distributed multi-tier application may be used to obtain an infrastructure independent representation of the distributed multi-tier application. The infrastructure independent representation may comprise a representation of an underlying pattern of resource utilization of the application. Further, the underlying pattern of resource utilization of the application may be neither cloud specific nor container cluster specific.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Tianying Fu, Venkat Narayan Srinivasan, Jun Zhou
  • Patent number: 10191986
    Abstract: Techniques for web resource compatibility with web applications are described. According to one or more implementations, an indication of a request to navigate a web application to a web resource is received. Based on the request, a compatibility service is queried regarding compatibility status of the web resource with the web application. According to one or more embodiments, if a compatibility issue between the web resource and the web application is identified, a compatibility element is provided to mitigate the compatibility issue. At least some embodiments enable a user to provide feedback regarding presentation of the web resource by the web application with the compatibility element applied. At least some embodiments notify a developer of the web resource about a compatibility issue of the web resource with the web application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Jacob S. Rossi, John C. Jansen
  • Patent number: 10171560
    Abstract: A system, method and program product are provided for integrating a plurality of cloud orchestrators and service management (SM) platforms to provide a hybrid cloud environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Suresh Durairajan, Saiprasad Kolluri Venkata Sesha, Sundar Parthasarathy
  • Patent number: 10171380
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention provide a method, system and computer program product for the dynamic adjustment of a service level agreement (SLA) for a hosted computing environment based upon application capabilities. The method includes specifying in a user interface to the hosted computing environment one or more application components of an application to be hosted within the hosted computing environment. Thereafter, a resource utilization capability is determined for one of the components and a set of resource utilization options for an SLA for the application is filtered based upon the resource utilization capability of the component or components. One of the filtered set of options can be selected and the application is executed in the hosted computing environment. Finally, the utilization of resources accessible to the application is managed based upon the SLA during the execution of the application in the hosted computing environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Ajay A. Apte, Kirti A. Apte, Jianfeng Kong, Zhao Liu, Lin Sun, Shu Chao Wan, Li Yi
  • Patent number: 10091621
    Abstract: A method for deployment, the method includes acquiring a history of stay time of a terminal which stayed in a provision domain that each of plurality of information processing devices provides the service from the each of plurality of the information processing devices that provides the service to the terminal, deciding, depending on a movement of a first terminal, the information processing device, which provides the service to the first terminal, among a plurality of information processing devices that the first terminal is located in the provision domain, based on a communication time about the communication with the terminal and a ratio at a shift time, which needs for a shift of the information about the service between the information processing devices, for the stay time of the provision domain that the first terminal is located that is acquired based on the history of the stay time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Masataka Sonoda
  • Patent number: 10057187
    Abstract: A distributed system may implement dynamic resource creation for connecting resources. Resource creation requests may be received for resources which are accessed by other resources hosted in a distributed system. An intention for the creation request is stored to perform the creation request. At a subsequent time, a request to connect another resource to the resource of the creation request is received. An infrastructure locality for the other resource may then be identified and utilized to determine a placement location for the resource. The resource may then be created at the placement location according to the stored intention. The resource may then be connected with the other resource for access.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Surya Prakash Dhoolam, Christopher Magee Greenwood, Gary Michael Herndon, Jr., Madhuvanesh Parthasarathy, Danny Wei, Marc John Brooker, Tarun Goyal, Marc Levy
  • Patent number: 10057183
    Abstract: A method of network resource management comprising, with a processor, creating a model of an application, defining a number of substitution points within the model, expressing the substitution points as abstract models with a set of sub-types, and codifying a number of policies that express which sourcing option to use for each substitution point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Mathias Salle, Wei-Wei Zhou, Shi Xin
  • Patent number: 10057179
    Abstract: A method of policy-based scaling of network resources comprises, with a processor, creating a dependency data set for a number of application components m a network, setting a number of scaling policies by tier based on the dependency date set, and applying the scaling policies within the network. A cloud management device for policy-based scaling of network resources comprises a processor, and a data storage device communicatively coupled to the processor, in which the processor creates a dependency data set for a number of application components on a network, and sets a number of scaling policies by tier based on the dependency data set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Company LP
    Inventors: Mathias Salle, Reinier J. Aerdts, Chandra H. Kamalakantha
  • Patent number: 10038745
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method for monitoring elements of a distributed computing system is disclosed. In the embodiment, the method involves evaluating a metric event from a monitored element based on at least one of tags and conditions of the monitored element by applying declared group functions corresponding to declared groups over the metric event and at least one of admitting the monitored element into membership of a declared group, evicting the monitored element from membership of a declared group, and maintaining membership of the monitored element in a declared group based on the evaluation of the metric event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: VMware, Inc.
    Inventors: Jai Krishna, Vinay Eswara, Gaurav Srivastava
  • Patent number: 10031735
    Abstract: A method of securely deploying an application in a cloud computing platform includes receiving component composition files that define configurations of application components included the application, and receiving an application composition file that defines a connection scheme between the application components. The method further includes retrieving default component configuration files that satisfy requirements of the application components. The method further includes executing functions corresponding to extension keywords included in the component composition files to modify default parameters in the default component configuration files, and deploying the application in the cloud computing platform based on the modified default component configuration files and the connection scheme defined by the application composition file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Salman A. Baset, Imani N. Palmer
  • Patent number: 10002070
    Abstract: Disclosed are systems and methods for altering functionality of an application. An example method comprises updating the application, wherein the application includes one or more functional modules; detecting events occurring on the computer after the updating, wherein types of the detected events belong to a set of detectable events; determining which of the one or more functional modules of the application caused the detected events; and altering the one or more detected functional modules, wherein the altering of the functional modules and which functional modules are altered depend on the detected events and on which functional modules caused the detected events.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: AO Kaspersky Lab
    Inventors: Vladislav I. Ovcharik, Vitaly V. Kondratov, Evgeniya P. Kirikova
  • Patent number: 9967325
    Abstract: A source IT-infrastructure hosts a composite application including multiple functional modules connected to each other via communication links. An abstract pattern includes first nodes and first links representing the functional modules and communication links and lacks resource-related data enabling a deployment engine to instantiate a resource for providing a runtime environment. A target IT-infrastructure has assigned a resource catalog including, for each resource available in the target IT-infrastructure, a specification of the resource's capabilities, and includes second nodes and links, each second node being a representation of one or more of the resources of the target IT-infrastructure and including an indication of the capabilities of one or more resources represented by the second node. The first nodes and links of the abstract pattern are iteratively supplemented by the second nodes and second links.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Utz Bacher, Einar Lueck, Stefan Raspl, Thomas Spatzier
  • Patent number: 9959132
    Abstract: Systems and method for the management of virtual machine instances are provided. A network data transmission analysis system can use contextual information in the execution of virtual machine instances to isolate and migrate virtual machine instances onto physical computing devices. The contextual information may include information obtained in observing the execution of virtual machines instances, information obtained from requests submitted by users, such as system administrators. Still further, the network data transmission analysis system can also include information collection and retention for identified virtual machine instances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Jason Brandwine, Stephen E. Schmidt
  • Patent number: 9954949
    Abstract: Examples disclosed herein relate to cloud images. The examples enable generating a first cloud image to configure a first node to serve a first role in a cloud infrastructure. The first cloud image comprising a first set of packages may be stored in a first local repository of the first cloud image. The examples further enable generating a second cloud image to configure a second node to serve a second role in the cloud infrastructure where the second cloud image comprises a second set of packages stored in a second local repository of the second cloud image. The examples further enable causing the first cloud image to be deployed to the first node in the cloud infrastructure and causing the second cloud image to be deployed to the second node in the cloud infrastructure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Mark Perreira, Jayashree Sundarachar Beltur, Haris Rasheed Farooqui, Vijay Misra
  • Patent number: 9934018
    Abstract: A computing device communicates with a different computing device over a network. The computing device and the different computing device communicate with one another in a peer-to-peer architecture such that the computing device and the different computing device are peers to one another. An agent is executed on the computing device and receives an artifact deployed at the different computing device for deployment at the computing device. The agent receives the artifact via a user-initiated command. A run-time engine is executed on the computing device at which the artifact is to be deployed. After the user-initiated command has been triggered, the agent receives and deploys the artifact without further user interaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: International Buisness Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Shravan K. Kudikala, Amar A. Shah
  • Patent number: 9934017
    Abstract: The huge market of smartphones demands a vast number of applications with varying capabilities. For this, it is desirable that capabilities of two or more pieces of executables will be delivered together. However, several operation systems, such as Apple iOS, do not allow downloading an application with more than one binary executable file. The purpose of this invention is to allow merging of several, two or more, pieces of binary executables, without an access to any of which source code. The merging process will handle the addressing environment required for correct code operation—creating a single virtual memory space and adapting the binding addresses, offset addresses and base addresses. This will enable executing all desired functionality from a single piece of a binary executable which can be downloaded as a single application from the app store. Problems of existing mobile OSes for application downloading will be resolved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: APPDOME LTD.
    Inventors: Avner Yehuda, Lior Halfon, Meir Tsvi
  • Patent number: 9900374
    Abstract: Disclosed aspects include managing a file system having a cluster of compute nodes to process a stream of tuples using an application bundle. A cluster bundle directory is established on the cluster of compute nodes. A host bundle library is established on a first compute node of the cluster of compute nodes. The stream of tuples to be processed by a plurality of processing elements operating on the cluster of compute nodes including the first compute node is received. Using the cluster bundle directory, it is detected that the application bundle is not installed on the first compute node. Using both the cluster bundle directory and the host bundle library, a determination is made to initiate a sourcing operation with respect to the application bundle. In response to initiating the sourcing operation, the stream of tuples is processed using the application bundle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventor: Bradley W. Fawcett