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 Network resource balancing method and apparatus patent thumbnailNetwork resource balancing method and apparatus
A network balancing method and apparatus, where the method includes obtaining, by a processor in a cloud computing platform, identifier information of a virtual machine and identifier information of a domain including virtual machines that are sent by a controller in the cloud computing platform, where a correspondence exists between the identifier information of the virtual machine and the identifier information of the domain including the virtual machines, and after receiving an access request packet, determining, by the processor, the virtual machines in the domain according to the identifier information of the domain in the access request packet, further selecting a virtual machine according to load information of the virtual machines in the domain, and sending the access request packet to the selected virtual machine.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Service elastic method and apparatus in cloud computing patent thumbnailService elastic method and apparatus in cloud computing
A service-based elastic method in a cloud environment includes detecting, an elastic event that occurs in running of a service, determining, a node that needs to be elastic and corresponds to the elastic event, determining, according to an identifier of the node that needs to be elastic, a service topology diagram of the service, and an elastic method identifier of the service in a cloud service archive, a connection relationship that needs to be established, and creating and running the newly added node instance according to information of the node that needs to be elastic in the cloud service archive and the connection relationship. The present disclosure, running of a service can be optimized more effectively..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Control architecture including a programmable logic controller and a cloud computing system patent thumbnailControl architecture including a programmable logic controller and a cloud computing system
A control architecture includes at least one programmable logic controller and at least one cloud computing system. An automation program of the controller includes at least one predefined control module.
Schneider Electric Industries Sas


 Monitoring cloud computing environments patent thumbnailMonitoring cloud computing environments
An example method of monitoring computing resources in a cloud computing environment may include receiving a request to subscribe to a monitoring service with respect to computing resources associated with a user account, the request specifying access information for a cloud computing system comprising a plurality of virtual machines associated with the computing resources. The method may further include monitoring, using the access information, the plurality of virtual machines.
Red Hat, Inc.


 Efficient communication within hybrid cloud system patent thumbnailEfficient communication within hybrid cloud system
Techniques for communicating between service nodes within a hybrid cloud computing system. These techniques include utilizing a messaging provider within an off-premise computing system to pass messages between off-premise servers holding a connection to an on-premise computer system and off-premise servers holding a connection to an end user computer system..
Vmware, Inc.


 System and  building, optimizing, and enforcing infrastructure on a cloud based computing environment patent thumbnailSystem and building, optimizing, and enforcing infrastructure on a cloud based computing environment
A method for building, optimizing, and maintaining a computing infrastructure on a cloud computing environment is provided. A user provides a high-level declaration to a cloud environment operating system, specifying the details of the infrastructure that is intended to be built on the cloud.
Fugue, Inc.


 Method and  deploying industrial plant simulators using cloud computing technologies patent thumbnailMethod and deploying industrial plant simulators using cloud computing technologies
A system and method for operating a remote plant simulation system is disclosed. The system and method uses a light application at the plant to collect relevant data and communicate it to a remote plant simulation.
Emerson Process Management Power & Water Solutions, Inc.


 Automatic virtual machine termination in a cloud patent thumbnailAutomatic virtual machine termination in a cloud
Managing a cloud computing environment including a plurality of resources adapted to host at least one virtual machine includes, in a virtual machine, determining a period of inactivity of the operating system for a user of the virtual machine and comparing, using a processor, the period with a defined threshold. From the virtual machine, a virtual machine termination request is sent to the cloud computing environment responsive to the period exceeding the defined threshold..
International Business Machines Corporation


 Public cloud system and public resource allocation method patent thumbnailPublic cloud system and public resource allocation method
A management center, coupled to a plurality of data centers, which can be included in an open or public cloud computing system. The management center includes a monitoring unit and an allocation unit coupled to the monitoring unit.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


 Faster ip address allocation in a hybrid cloud environment using subnet selective randomization patent thumbnailFaster ip address allocation in a hybrid cloud environment using subnet selective randomization
Multiple tenants within a hybrid cloud computing system may need ip addresses to communicate over a computer network external to the hybrid cloud system (such as the internet). Ip addresses are a scarce resource, and each address can only be assigned to a single tenant.
Vmware, Inc.


Cloud-based services exchange

In general, a cloud-based services exchange (or “cloud exchange”) for interconnecting multiple cloud service providers with multiple cloud service customers is described. The cloud exchange may enable cloud customers to bypass the public internet to directly connect to cloud services providers so as to improve performance, reduce costs, increase the security and privacy of the connections, and leverage cloud computing for additional applications.
Equinix, Inc.

System and improving integration testing in a cloud computing environment

A system and method for improving integration testing in a cloud computing environment includes collecting one or more input parameters associated with each of one or more products, deployed in cloud computing environment, from one or more external resources and test management systems. The input parameters include one or more defect parameters, user requirements, test parameters or performance parameters associated with the product.
Wipro Limited

Displaying interactive topology maps of cloud computing resources

Techniques and mechanisms are disclosed that enable collection of various types of data from cloud computing services and the generation of various dashboards and visualizations to view information about collections of cloud computing resources. A user can configure collection of data from one or more cloud computing services and view visualizations using an application platform referred to herein as a cloud computing management application.
Splunk Inc.

Resource planning system for cloud computing

A resource planning system is disclosed for planning reserved instance server requirements for a user of cloud computing services that comprise reserved instance servers and on-demand servers accessible by the user. The system is arranged to receive historical usage data indicative of a historical usage of the cloud computing services by a user, the historical usage data covering a defined time period including a plurality of time units, and the historical usage data including information indicative of a number of server instances that were required by the user in each time unit of the time period.
Singapore Telecommunications Limited

System and automating data generation and data management for a next generation sequencer

A web-based server/cloud computing system for a next generation sequencer (ngs) to integrate data generation, data analysis and data management. When a user intends to sequence a biological sample, the user is asked to login to the ngsinform, select and submits sets of software analysis bioinformatics programs, which schedules the sequencing, quality control, data analysis and management of that data, all done simultaneously and sequentially.
Yotta Biomed, Llc.

Method, system and computer program for cloud based computing clusters for simulated operator training systems

The present invention provides methods, systems and computer programs for implementing a simulation based operator training system on a cloud computing cluster. The invention receives information identifying one or more parameters of an operator training simulation, and retrieves virtual machine (vm) images corresponding to a master vm, operator vm and instructor vm.
Yokogawa Electric Corporation

Security allocation of virtual machines in a cloud computing network

A method for enhancing security in a cloud computing system by allocating virtual machines over hypervisors, in a cloud computing environment, in a security-aware fashion. The invention solves the cloud user risk problem by inducing a state such that, unless there is a change in the conditions under which the present invention operates, the cloud users do not gain by deviating from the allocation induced by the present invention.
Government Of The United States As Represetned By The Secretary Of The Air Force

Generating and displaying topology map time-lapses of cloud computing resources

Techniques and mechanisms are disclosed that enable collection of various types of data from cloud computing services and the generation of various dashboards and visualizations to view information about collections of cloud computing resources. A user can configure collection of data from one or more cloud computing services and view visualizations using an application platform referred to herein as a cloud computing management application.
Splunk Inc.

Support to customer platform system, method, and server

The disclosure provides a support to customer platform system, method, and server to serve as a marketing service platform providing various channel functions including sales, planning, technical support, maintenance, and customer management and perform an interactive support service with internet protocol (ip) connected devices based on cloud computing. Accordingly, a vendor may realize a comprehensive support service by applying the embodiments of the disclosure without complicated professional training..
Ruby Tech Corporation

System, method, article of manufacture of mixed reality based, biometrically signed reusable physical financial instrument

The present invention relates to a reusable physical financial instrument and a system and a method for enabling the financial instrument to perform multiple financial transactions. The financial instrument is capable of creating mixed reality experience when it comes in vicinity of the payor or payee device or atm.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

High-performance computing framework for cloud computing environments

Disclosed are various embodiments for a high-performance computing framework for cloud computing environments. A parallel computing application executable by at least one computing device of the cloud computing environment can call a message passing interface (mpi) to cause a first one of a plurality of virtual machines (vms) of a cloud computing environment to store a message in a queue storage of the cloud computing environment, wherein a second one of the plurality of virtual machines (vms) is configured to poll the queue storage of the cloud computing environment to access the message and perform a processing of data associated with the message.
Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Method and system for crowd-sourced algorithm development

A system for development of an algorithm for analysis of sensor data includes one or more wearable sensor devices, a smart device, and a cloud computing platform. The sensors in the wearable sensor device produce sensor data (e.g., physiological data) from a user that can be processed by a software algorithm in the wearable sensor device or by a connected smart device (e.g., a smartphone) via cloud computing, producing an algorithm output.
Mc10, Inc.

Methods and systems for multirobotic management

Multirobotic management can involve communications between a command or leader robot and one or more client or follower robots through a cloud computing system. In an example implementation, a leader robot can receive first sensory data captured by a first follower robot and second sensory data captured by a second follower robot, determine a command function based on at least one of the first sensory data and the second sensory data, and communicate with at least one of the first follower robot and the second follower robot based on the command function..
X Development Llc

Flow imaging and monitoring for synchronized management of wide area drainage

A flow imaging and monitoring system for synchronized management of wide area drainage that includes an interposer for supporting monitoring and management equipment in a manhole, a module for illuminating water flowing in pipes at the base of the manhole, a module for monitoring responses to reflected light, a sealed and rechargeable battery pack, and a data analysis and management system to interpret data streams in real time. The interposer can be adjusted to fit the diameter of the manhole and can be adjusted to be placed under the manhole cover.
Urbanalta Corp

Cloud image renderer

Cloud image rendering may be provided. First, a first request for a multi-layered image may be received.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method and detecting security anomalies in a public cloud environment using network activity monitoring, application profiling and self-building host mapping

The disclosed computer-implemented method for detecting security anomalies in a public cloud environment using network activity monitoring, application profiling, and self-building host mapping may include (1) collecting host information that identifies (a) at least one communication channel that has previously facilitated communication between at least one host computing platform within a cloud computing environment and at least one additional computing platform and/or (b) at least one application that has previously run on the host computing platform, (2) monitoring network traffic involving the host computing platform, (3) detecting, while monitoring the network traffic, network activity that is inconsistent with the collected host information, and then (4) determining that the detected network activity represents a potential security threat within the cloud computing environment due at least in part to the detected network activity being inconsistent with the collected host information. Various other methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed..
Symantec Corporation

Type-to-type analysis for cloud computing technical components with translation through a reference type

cloud computing has emerged as an extremely popular implementation option for a wide range of computing services. However, provisioning services into the cloud is an extremely difficult technical challenge.
Accenture Global Services Limited

Type-to-type analysis for cloud computing technical components with translation scripts

cloud computing has emerged as an extremely popular implementation option for a wide range of computing services. However, provisioning services into the cloud is an extremely difficult technical challenge.
Accenture Global Services Limited

Distributed neural networks for scalable real-time analytics

Techniques related to implementing distributed neural networks for data analytics are discussed. Such techniques may include generating sensor data at a device including a sensor, implementing one or more lower level convolutional neural network layers at the device, optionally implementing one or more additional lower level convolutional neural network layers at another device such as a gateway, and generating a neural network output label at a computing resource such as a cloud computing resource based on optionally implementing one or more additional lower level convolutional neural network layers and at least implementing a fully connected portion of the neural network..
Intel Corporation

Acquiring information dynamically regarding a hardware component in the cloud computing system while on the floor of the data center

A method, system and computer program product for managing hardware components in a cloud computing environment. A mobile device captures an image of a bar code placed on a rack that is associated with an identifier that references an internet resource of the management software that manages the rack.
International Business Machines Corporation

Predictively provisioning cloud computing resources for virtual machines

Methods, computer program products, and systems are presented. The methods include, for instance: predictively provisioning, by one or more processor, cloud computing resources of a cloud computing environment for at least one virtual machine; and initializing, by the one or more processor, the at least one virtual machine with the provisioned cloud computing resources of the cloud computing environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Mechanism and constraint based fine-grained cloud resource controls

A method implemented in a network element (ne) configured to operate as a rest server, the method comprising receiving, through a receiver, a constraint from a rest client, wherein the constraint relates an independent control variable to a derived control variable, wherein the derived control variable is mapped to a first cloud computing resource employed by a cloud computing implementation; receiving, through the receiver, an independent value for the independent control variable from the rest client; computing, via a processor coupled to the receiver, a derived value for the derived control variable based on the constraint and the value for the independent control variable; determining, via a processor, a first instruction regarding the first cloud computing resource based on the derived value; and altering, via a resource controller coupled to the processor, one of a plurality of first behaviors of the first cloud computing resource based on the first instruction.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Method to configure network bonds as a port on an integration bridge for a virtualized multilayer switch

Techniques are disclosed for configuring a physical computing system (e.g., in a cloud computing network) to connect a network bond with a virtual multilayer switch. An operating system process executing in the physical computing system receives a selection of one or more network interfaces.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method to configure network bonds as a port on an integration bridge for a virtualized multilayer switch

Techniques are disclosed for configuring a physical computing system (e.g., in a cloud computing network) to connect a network bond with a virtual multilayer switch. An operating system process executing in the physical computing system receives a selection of one or more network interfaces.
International Business Machines Corporation

Personal cloud case cover with a plurality of modular capabilities

A personal cloud contained in a case for a portable computing device such as a tablet personal computer (pc), mobile phones, portable media players, or the like. The personal cloud case may be fitted with memory, a network connection, two-way wireless charging, external memory slots, external connections and other components for portable personal cloud computing..
Micro Mobio Corporation

Action execution architecture for virtualized technical components

cloud computing technical components are provisioned into many different service platforms provided by many different service providers. Once provisioned, it is often the case that actions need to be performed against the technical components.
Accenture Global Services Limited

Secure virtual network platform for enterprise hybrid cloud computing environments

Clusters of virtual network switches (vns) and controllers are provided. The controller cluster is connected to the vns cluster which is between first and second network domains.
Zentera Systems, Inc.

Fair decentralized throttling in distributed cloud-based systems

A cloud availability manager configured to execute a recovery workflow that fails over one or more virtual machines (vms) to and from a cloud computing system. In doing so, the cloud availability manager typically performs multiple operations for each vms.
Vmware, Inc.

Linking instances within a cloud computing environment

Embodiments of the present invention provide an approach to allow a user to link multiple cloud instances (e.g., virtual machines) together such that an action on one (cloud) instance is triggered when a second instance's state changes thereby invoking a predefined set of rules. Specifically, instances can be linked to one another via a graphical user interface (gui or the like), and associated with a set of rules.
International Business Machines Corporation

Resource exchange service transaction for cloud computing

A method, a computer program product, and a computer system for exchanging cloud resources between tenants. A mediator system receives from a user a request for a cloud resource, aggregates the cloud resource from one or more of the tenants, and replies the request for a cloud resource with a description of the cloud resource.
International Business Machines Corporation

Enterprise connectivity to the hybrid cloud

A cloud computing system retrieves routing entries associated with a particular tenant of the cloud computing system and are a subset of a routing table of the entire cloud computing system. The routing entries are loaded into a networking switch, which is configured to route network packets using the loaded subset of routing entries, using a general-purpose processor rather than a costly dedicated asic..
Vmware, Inc.

Routing optimization for inter-cloud connectivity

A cloud computing system may include multiple cloud data centers. A gateway may establish connections between a cloud providers' multiple data centers using knowledge about the types of applications workloads executing within the cloud computing system, and may be further based on determines policies indicating priorities for routing traffic for the application workloads..
Vmware, Inc.

Multi-spoke connectivity of private data centers to the cloud

A hybrid computing system includes an on-premise data center and a cloud computing system. To connect between an organization's multiple data centers, a gateway may instead utilize the connections between the private data center and the cloud computing system rather than a direct connection to the other of the organizations' data centers..
Vmware, Inc.

Framework for provisioning network services in cloud computing environment

This disclosure relates generally to provisioning network services in a cloud computing environment, and more particularly to framework for provisioning network services in a heterogeneous cloud computing environment. In one embodiment, the disclosure includes a network as a service (naas) layer under a cloud provisioning platform.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Optimizing connectivity between data centers in a hybrid cloud computing system

Connectivity between data centers in a hybrid cloud system having a first data center managed by a first organization and a second data center managed by a second organization, the first organization being a tenant in the second data center, is optimized. According to the described technique, a path-optimized connection is established through a wide area network (wan) between a first gateway of a first data center and a second gateway of a second data center for an application executing in the first data center based on performance of paths across a set of internet protocol (ip) flows.
Vmware, Inc.

Quantitative metrics for assessing status of a platform architecture for cloud computing

An architecture for realizing a customer system on a cloud computing platform is defined in terms of a plurality of architecture types, each type (at) defined by plural architecture type units (atus), each atu comprising a set of atu details. The atu details are ordered into a series of discrete stages.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

System, method, and data access in a cloud computing environment

A data access method in a cloud computing environment is disclosed. The method may comprise, in a service object space of the cloud computing environment, receiving a request of a user for accessing a data package, the request including a user identification, determining a service object space of the data package corresponding to the request, and providing the data package to the user according to the service object space of the data package and the user identification..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited



Cloud Computing topics:
  • Cloud Computing
  • Communications
  • Short Message Service
  • Internet Of Things
  • Data Processing
  • Data Storage
  • Mobile Phone
  • Addressing
  • Network Device
  • Virtualization
  • Distributed
  • Instruments
  • Executable
  • Database Server
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