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Data center facility design configuration
One data center embodiment comprising a building having a plurality of rooms and first and second exterior load walls disposed on opposite sides of the building, a plurality of air handler and fluid cooler devices exterior to the building along the first exterior load wall, and a plurality of condenser unit devices exterior to the building along the second exterior load wall. Also part of the data center is a data sector inside the building that is adjacent to the first exterior load wall and three separate ups and substation distribution equipment rooms, each containing ups and substation distribution equipment therein.
Switch, Ltd.


Systems to implement security in computer systems
Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable medium are provided to secure data centers and cloud computing. A method receives network identifiers for functions, requests a network key for each function, allocates network interfaces, requests a virtual network interface controller allocation, requests a network key for each cloud function, receives storage identifiers for functions, requests a storage key for each cloud function, allocates virtual storage disks, requests a storage interface controller allocation, requests a storage key for each cloud function.

Orchestration system for migrating user data and services based on user information
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for orchestrating data center resources and user access to data. In some examples, a system can determine, at a first time, that a user will need, at a second time, access to data stored at a first location, from a second location.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Apparatus and sharing and learning driving environment data to improve decision intelligence of autonomous vehicle
Provided are an apparatus and method for sharing and learning driving environment data to improve the decision intelligence of an autonomous vehicle. The apparatus for sharing and learning driving environment data to improve the decision intelligence of an autonomous vehicle includes a sensing section which senses surrounding vehicles traveling within a preset distance from the autonomous vehicle, a communicator which transmits and receives data between the autonomous vehicle and another vehicle or a cloud server, a storage which stores precise lane-level map data, and a learning section which generates mapping data centered on the autonomous vehicle by mapping driving environment data of a sensing result of the sensing section to the precise map data, transmits the mapping data to the other vehicle or the cloud server through the communicator, and performs learning for autonomous driving using the mapping data and data received from the other vehicle or the cloud server..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


Distributed gateways with centralized data center for high throughput satellite (hts) spot beam network
A system is disclosed for centralizing common gateway operations in a satellite communication system. One or more distributed gws establish a first layer-3 connection to the plurality of terminals over a satellite network.
Hughes Network Systems. Llc


Method and prioritization of data requests
A data center determines whether requested content is available at the data center. The content is available when the content is both present at the data center and current.
Parallel Networks Llc


Methods and apparatus related to management of unit-based virtual resources within a data center environment
In one embodiment, a processor-readable medium can be configured to store code representing instructions to be executed by a processor. The code can include code to receive a request to change a value representing a number of data center units included in a set of data center units assigned to a user.
Virtustream Ip Holding Company Llc


Rfid-based rack inventory management systems
An asset management system comprises a control function module configured to manage a set of rack-mounted devices having a corresponding allocated rack space when the devices are sparsely distributed over multiple cabinets, possibly in different data centers. The aggregate rack space occupied by the set of devices does not exceed the allocated rack space.
Mox Networks, Llc


Distributed availability groups of databases for data centers including failover to regions in different time zones
A distributed availability group (dag) spans two ags, each spanning one or more replica nodes and functioning as primary or secondary ag. A primary ag is replicated to the secondary ag synchronously or asynchronously.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Distributed availability groups of databases for data centers
A distributed availability group (dag) spans two ags, each spanning one or more replica nodes and functioning as primary or secondary ag. A primary ag is replicated to the secondary ag synchronously or asynchronously.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Distributed availability groups of databases for data centers for providing massive read scale

A distributed availability group (dag) spans two ags, each spanning one or more replica nodes and functioning as primary or secondary ag. A primary ag is replicated to the secondary ag synchronously or asynchronously.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Secure automated resource-exchange system

The current document is directed a resource-exchange system that facilitates resource exchange and sharing among computing facilities. The currently disclosed methods and systems employ efficient, distributed-search-based auction methods and subsystems within distributed computer systems that include large numbers of geographically distributed data centers to locate resource-provider computing facilities that match the resource needs of resource-consumer computing facilities.
Vmware, Inc.

Distributed availability groups of databases for data centers including seeding, synchronous replications, and failover

A distributed availability group (dag) spans two ags, each spanning one or more replica nodes and functioning as primary or secondary ag. A primary ag is replicated to the secondary ag synchronously or asynchronously.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Distributed availability groups of databases for data centers including different commit policies

A distributed availability group (dag) spans two ags, each spanning one or more replica nodes and functioning as primary or secondary ag. A primary ag is replicated to the secondary ag synchronously or asynchronously.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Staging and deployment to multiple service clouds

The technology disclosed describes staging and deploying major releases, updates and hot fixes to service clouds spanning data centers that include hardware stacks. User-specified builds of deployable installations are received as file sets, and the installations are staged to local storage at the data centers.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Live migration of probe enabled load balanced endpoints in a software defined network

Methods, systems, and devices are described herein for modifying the monitoring of the health of a data center ip endpoint (such as vm) during live migration of the data center ip endpoint from a source host to a destination host. In one example, the described techniques may include receiving an indication that a virtual machine is going to be live migrated from a source host to a destination host.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Techniques for tls / ipsec acceleration in data centers

Techniques for establishing one or more end-to-end secure channels in a data center are provided. A method according to these techniques includes obtaining, at a secure module (sm) associated with a virtual machine (vm) operating on a node of the data center, a vm-specific signature key for the vm from a hardware security module (hsm), and performing a cryptographic signing operation at the sm associated with establishing an end-to-end secure channel between the vm and another networked entity using the vm-specific signature key responsive to a request from the vm..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Methods and apparatus related to virtualization of data center resources

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a switch core that has a multi-stage switch fabric. A first set of peripheral processing devices coupled to the multi-stage switch fabric by a set of connections that have a protocol.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Data validation across monitoring systems

A data validation system receives sets of performance metrics captured by a first monitoring system and a second monitoring system that are monitoring the same components within a data center. The data validation system pairs each set of performance metrics from the first monitoring system to a set of performance metrics from the second monitoring system that are of the same type and related to a same component.
Ca, Inc.

Deriving a security profile for session-based security in data centers

In one embodiment, a computer program product includes a computer readable storage medium having program instructions stored thereon. The program instructions are executable by a processing circuit to cause the processing circuit to obtain first scan results of a security threat scan of a first device using a first threat assessment application, obtain second scan results of a security threat scan of the first device using a second threat assessment application, combine the first scan results and the second scan results to produce a single security profile for the first device on a per session basis, manage actions of the first device in a session with a peer device based on the single security profile for the first device, and share the single security profile for the first device with other peer devices in a network on a per application and on the per session basis..
Avocado Systems Inc.

Software-defined data center (sddc) rack quick discovery after hardware management system (hms) restart

An inventory cache that contains a rack inventory state is created, with a hardware management system (hms), for each of a plurality of components on the software-defined data center (sddc) rack. The rack inventor state is stored at a database.
Vmware, Inc.

Quick hardware inventory of a software-defined data center (sddc) multi-rack

A quick hardware inventory of a software-defined data center (sddc) multi-rack is created. A hardware management server (hms) receives an imaging of a first rack and performs a node hash of attributes of the imaging of the first rack.
Vmware, Inc.

Data center cost optimization using predictive analytics

A system, method and computer program product for optimizing total cost of ownership (tco) of a piece of it equipment, e.g., a hard drive or server, using predictive analytics. The data center environment monitors and measures a number of environment variables, including temperature, relative humidity, and corrosion.
International Business Machines Corporation

Performing self-healing tasks using information technology management data

Systems and methods for performing self-healing tasks using information technology management data are disclosed. In aspects, a computer-implemented method of the invention comprises: storing alert data indicating that an alert condition has been detected at a client data center, the alert data including a monitoring situation; performing a matching function to determine whether the monitoring situation matches an assigned monitoring situation or is an unassigned monitoring situation; determining that the monitoring situation is unassigned; sending a ticket including a list of virtual engineers to the client data center; detecting a ticket update in a ticket database, the ticket update including an assignment of one of the virtual engineers to the monitoring situation; updating a monitoring situation database to include the assignment of the one of the virtual engineers; and initiating the one of the virtual engineers to resolve the monitoring situation..
International Business Machines Corporation

Thermal capacity management

Embodiments of the present disclosure generally relate to the field of thermal capacity management within data centers. In an embodiment, the present disclosure describes a method including using temperature measurements to provide real-time capacity usage information in a given data center and to use that information to perform moves/adds/changes with a particular level of confidence..
Panduit Corp.

Scheduler-managed routing of information in cloud-ran data centers

A method of managing radio access network (ran) processing within a data center of a centralized radio access network (cran), wherein the data center comprises a plurality of compute resources that perform at least part of the ran processing of a plurality of connected remote radio access points, includes assigning, to packets from the plurality of remote radio access points, an identification information that originates from the ran; deciding, by schedulers based on a scheduling algorithm, on which of the compute resources processing of the packets is to take place; and using the identification information to route the packets within the data center. The compute resources are implicitly addressed through the identification information..
Nec Europe Ltd.

Data retrieval in a hybrid cloud

A cloud environment is provided generally having at least one private data center possessing a controller/routing system and nonvolatile mass storage, a plurality of data objects retained in the nonvolatile mass storage, and a public cloud storage service provider linked to the controller/routing system. The public cloud storage service provider possessing a database containing policy decisions and metadata of the plurality of data objects.
Spectra Logic Corporation

Data object input in a hybrid cloud

A cloud environment is provided generally having at least one private data center possessing a controller/routing system and nonvolatile mass storage, a plurality of data objects retained in the nonvolatile mass storage, and a public cloud storage service provider linked to the controller/routing system. The public cloud storage service provider possessing a database containing policy decisions and metadata of the plurality of data objects.
Spectra Logic Corporation

Hybrid cloud

A cloud environment is provided generally having at least one private data center possessing a controller/routing system and nonvolatile mass storage, a plurality of data objects retained in the nonvolatile mass storage, and a public cloud storage service provider linked to the controller/routing system. The public cloud storage service provider possessing a database containing policy decisions and metadata of the plurality of data objects.
Spectra Logic Corporation

Configuring resources to exploit elastic network capability

Resource configuration to exploit elastic network capability is provided by establishing an elastic network bandwidth allocation level to provide for an application for transfer of data between the application and an elastic network, the application hosted at a data center, then dynamically configuring, for the application, elastic network bandwidth allocation from the network service provider in accordance with the established elastic network bandwidth allocation level, and allocating storage resources of the data center for the application and processing resources of the data center for the application, the allocating being based on the established elastic network bandwidth allocation level and providing storage resources and processing resources to operate at a level commensurate with the established elastic network bandwidth allocation level.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Administration over a hybrid cloud

A cloud environment is provided generally having a private data center possessing a controller/routing system and nonvolatile mass storage, a plurality of data objects retained in the nonvolatile mass storage, and a public cloud storage service provider linked to the controller/routing system. The public cloud storage service provider possessing a database logically set up by an administrator to contain policy decisions and metadata of the plurality of data objects.
Spectra Logic Corporation

Computing workload distribution planning tool

A system includes, for each individual data center of a multiplex data center, a collector component, a local data repository, and a model building component. The collector component collects performance metrics of a computing workload running in the each individual data center of the multiplex data center and stores the collected performance metrics in the local data repository.
Bmc Software, Inc.

Access point with controller for billing and generating income for access point owner

A modified end user network access point includes a switching module and a controller to track usage of the end user network access point by wirelessly connected end user devices. The tracked usage information is transmitted from the end user network access point to a remotely coupled data center.
Vasu Networks Corporation

Secure communications system and method

A system and method providing a collection of associated servers in a data center connected to the internet. The servers, each being related to a service, deliver a client to a user, encapsulating the related services to common standard internet browser software.
Virtual World Computing, Llc

Systems and methods for adaptive and intelligent network functions virtualization workload placement

A method for adaptive and intelligent network functions virtualization (nfv) workload placement includes monitoring operation of a network with resources including one or more virtual network functions (vnfs) and microservices; responsive to a request for a service in the network, decomposing the service into interconnected functional atoms, with the functional atoms located in one or more network domains including one or more of different data centers in the network and a user device associated with the service, wherein the functional atoms are decompositions of the vnfs and the microservices into a smaller level of functionality than the vnfs and microservices, wherein the functional atoms are based on isolability, observability, and measurability; and instantiating the service in the network based on the determined placement of the functional atoms.. .
Ciena Corporation

Methods and systems for data center load balancing

Methods and systems for collecting congestion information at a switch of a leaf-spine network. The switch processes a path finding packet.

Systems and methods for exporting, publishing, browsing and installing on-demand applications in a multi-tenant database environment

A computer implemented method of developing computer applications, the method comprising providing to multiple users access, over a network, to information on a data center, with a subgroup of the users having access to a sub-portion of the information that is different from the sub-portion accessible by the remaining tenants of the subgroup; and communicating wide the data center over the network employing a computer system associated with a user of the sub-group to establish application functionality with the sub-portion that may be accessed, over the network, by additional parties authorized by the user. Also disclosed is a machine-readable medium and a data center, both of which facilitate carrying-out the steps of the method..
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing cooling to a heat load

Conditioning systems and methods for providing cooling to a heat load can include an evaporative cooler arranged in a scavenger plenum with a pre-cooler upstream and a recovery coil downstream of the evaporative cooler. Outdoor or scavenger air can be conditioned in the evaporative cooler such that the conditioned scavenger air can provide cooling to a cooling fluid circulating through the recovery coil.
Nortek Air Solutions Canada, Inc.

Waterproof cabinet and container data center using the same

A waterproof cabinet includes a cabinet body, a cooling device and a waterproof device. The cabinet body includes a gate, the cooling device is slidably received in the cabinet body via the gate.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Cooling system for data center rack

Provided is a process for cooling a datacenter chamber having racks configured to hold arrays of rack-mounted computing devices, the process including: directing a cooling fluid, at a first temperature and a first pressure from an outer radius of circularly arranged racks through the racks and components within the racks; passing the cooling fluid to an interior chamber of the datacenter chamber at a second temperature and a second pressure; and directing the cooling fluid upward to exit the interior chamber.. .
Vapor Io Inc.

Photonic switches, photonic switching fabrics and methods for data centers

data center interconnections, which encompass wscs as well as traditional data centers, have become both a bottleneck and a cost/power issue for cloud computing providers, cloud service providers and the users of the cloud generally. Fiber optic technologies already play critical roles in data center operations and will increasingly in the future.
Aeponyx Inc.

Priority data transmission using fibre channel over ethernet

For handling data being communicated over lossless ethernet that is sensitive to delays, a processor designates data being transmitted over an ethernet connection as one of low latency data and standard data. The processor further indicates that a fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) device supports transmission of the low latency data using a type length value (tlv) of a data center bridging capability exchange protocol (dcbx) as of aug.
International Business Machines Corporation

Packet processing method, and device and system

A packet processing method, and a device and a system includes receiving, by a provider edge (pe) device, a first virtual extensible local area network (vxlan) encapsulated packet sent by a network virtualization edge (nve) device, where the pe device and the nve device are located in a same data center (dc), and the first vxlan encapsulated packet includes a first vxlan network identifier (vni); parsing, by the pe device, the first vxlan encapsulated packet to obtain the first vni; obtaining, according to a correspondence between a vni and a virtual routing and forwarding (vrf) table, a first vrf table that corresponds to the first vni; searching, by the pe device, the first vrf table for a route according to a destination internet protocol (ip) address of the first vxlan encapsulated packet; and forwarding the first vxlan encapsulated packet.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Acute medical care system

A server center controls operation across one or more command centers that are communicatively networked with one or more medical care settings. Devices are deployed at each medical care setting and at the command center(s) and a control device at the server center facilitates digital consultation sessions between a patient and/or local care provider and command center staff via the devices.
Emopti, Inc.

Energy efficient data center liquid cooling with geothermal enhancement

A data center cooling system is operated in a first mode, has an indoor portion wherein heat is absorbed from components in the data center by a heat transfer fluid, and has an outdoor heat exchanger portion and a geothermal heat exchanger portion. The first mode includes ambient air cooling of the heat transfer fluid in the outdoor heat exchanger portion and/or geothermal cooling of the heat transfer fluid in the geothermal heat exchanger portion.
International Business Machines Corporation

Drone security system

A drone security system is revealed. The system includes a plurality of positioning units, a mainframe, at least one drone base, and a mobile device.

Air curtain containment system and assembly for data centers

An air curtain containment system and assembly for data centers forms an air curtain over the server cabinets thereby separating hot air in a hot aisle from cool ambient air. The air curtain containment system includes ducts which include a hot air intake section that receives hot air discharged from servers, which are disposed in server cabinets.
Inertech Ip Llc

Cooling a data center

Techniques for cooling a data center include circulating an airflow, to a warm air plenum of a first module, from rows of racks that support a heat-generating electronic devices; warming the airflow circulated through the racks; circulating the warmed airflow through a warm air inlet of the warm air plenum that is adjacent an open side of the racks and to a warmed air outlet adjacent a data center volume above the racks; circulating the airflow, with a fan positioned in a second module positioned in the data center volume above the racks, through at least one cooling module to cool the warmed airflow, and into a human-occupiable workspace of the data center adjacent the racks; and diverting the warmed airflow with an airflow partition mounted in the data center volume above the racks and adjusted to interrupt the warmed airflow between the warmed air plenum and the human-occupiable workspace.. .
Google Inc.

System and cloud-based manifest processing

Systems, methods, architectures, mechanisms or apparatus for using provider equipment based resources such as cloud or data center resources to implement various stb functions entirely at the head end, such as changing channels presented via the stb using pe actions only.. .
Charter Communications Operating, Llc

Distributed global load-balancing system for software-defined data centers

The disclosure herein describes a system for providing distributed global server load balancing (gslb) over resources across multiple data centers. The system includes a directory group comprising one or more directory nodes and a plurality of gslb nodes registered to the directory group.
Nicira, Inc.

Automated resource-price calibration and recalibration by an automated resource-exchange system

The current document is directed a resource-exchange system that facilitates resource exchange and sharing among computing facilities. The currently disclosed methods and systems employ efficient, distributed-search methods and subsystems within distributed computer systems that include large numbers of geographically distributed data centers to locate resource-provider computing facilities that match the resource needs of resource-consumer computing-facilities based on attribute values associated with the needed resources, the resource providers, and the resource consumers.
Vmware, Inc.

Policy definition and enforcement for a network virtualization platform

A method of defining policy for a network virtualization platform of a data center is provided. The method receives a registration of one or more actions provided by each of a plurality of data center services.
Nicira, Inc.

Low downtime software-defined wide area network service upgrade

Techniques for upgrading virtual appliances in a hybrid cloud computing system are provided. In one embodiment, virtual appliances are upgraded by deploying the upgraded appliances in both a data center and a cloud, configuring the upgraded appliances to have the same ip addresses as original appliances, and disconnecting the original appliances from networks to which they are connected and connecting the upgraded appliances to those networks via the same ports previously used by the original appliances.
Vmware, Inc.

Configuring a service based on manipulations of graphical representations of abstractions of resources

A method to enable defining of a profile of a service through manipulation of graphical representations of abstractions of resources in a data center is disclosed. The profile of the service is accessed.
Paypal, Inc.

Capacity optimization in an automated resource-exchange system

The current document is directed a resource-exchange system that facilitates resource exchange and sharing among computing facilities. The currently disclosed methods and systems employ efficient, distributed-search methods and subsystems within distributed computer systems that include large numbers of geographically distributed data centers to locate resource-provider computing facilities that match the resource needs of resource-consumer computing-facilities based on attribute values associated with the needed resources, the resource providers, and the resource consumers.
Vmware, Inc.

Policy-based resource-exchange life-cycle in an automated resource-exchange system

The current document is directed to a resource-exchange system that facilitates resource exchange and sharing among computing facilities. The currently disclosed methods and systems employ efficient, distributed-search methods and subsystems within distributed computer systems that include large numbers of geographically distributed data centers to locate resource-provider computing facilities that match the resource needs of resource-consumer computing-facilities based on attribute values associated with the needed resources, the resource providers, and the resource consumers.
Vmware, Inc.

Methods and systems for automated resource exchange among computing facilities

The current document is directed to efficient, distributed-search methods and subsystems within distributed computer systems, including computer systems distributed over multiple sets of geographically distributed data centers, each comprising multiple discrete computer systems, such as multi-processor servers. In one implementation, the distributed-search methods and subsystems are implemented locally within participating entities as well as within one or more distributed-search engines.
Vmware, Inc.

Policy enforcement for upstream flood traffic

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for enforcing policy for upstream (e.g., traffic from an endpoint to the physical network layer or hardware fabric of a data center) flood traffic (e.g., broadcast, unknown unicast, or multicast traffic) originating from a virtual endpoint via a network fabric. In one embodiment, upstream flood traffic can be transmitted using a special multicast group to which only elements of the data center fabric (e.g., physical switches, routers) are subscribed.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Stateful connection optimization over stretched networks using specific prefix routes

Techniques for stateful connection optimization over stretched networks are disclosed. Such stretched networks may extend across both a data center and a cloud.
Vmware, Inc.

Efficient path detection and validation between endpoints in large datacenters

In response to a path monitoring task for a particular source/destination pair, a network controller determines whether stored information includes paths for the particular source/destination pair. When the stored information includes paths for the particular source/destination pair, a subset of source ports is selected that covers all the paths for the particular source/destination pair.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Stateful connection optimization over stretched networks with temporary tromboning

Techniques for stateful connection optimization over stretched networks are disclosed. In one embodiment, traffic of virtual machines (vms) that are live-migrated from a data center to a cloud is temporarily tromboned back to the data center to preserve active sessions.
Vmware, Inc.

Methods and systems that collect and manage latency data in an automated resource-exchange system

The current document is directed a resource-exchange system that facilitates resource exchange and sharing among computing facilities. The currently disclosed methods and systems employ efficient, distributed-search-based auction methods and subsystems within distributed computer systems that include large numbers of geographically distributed data centers to locate resource-provider computing facilities that match the resource needs of resource-consumer computing facilities.
Vmware, Inc.

Creating layer 2 extension networks in a hybrid cloud computing system

Techniques for creating layer 2 (l2) extension networks are disclosed. One embodiment permits an l2 extension network to be created by deploying, configuring, and connecting a pair of virtual appliances in the data center and the cloud so that the appliances communicate via secure tunnels and bridge networks in the data center and the cloud.
Vmware, Inc.

Inclusive modeling and digital compensation for coupling impairments of high-speed coupled electrical microstrip traces in data center connections

Disclosed is a method of compensating for coupling impairments in optical communication systems comprising two or more coupled transmission lines. The method comprises introducing into the system a component comprising an electronic circuit configured to realize at least one of an exact electrical coupling compensation (eecc) algorithm and a spectrally fragmented electrical coupling compensation (sf-ecc) algorithm..
B. G. Negev Technologies And Applications Ltd., At Ben-gurion University

Traffic event recording and recreation

A system for identifying and reporting traffic events is presented. Position and motion data from two or more vehicles are uploaded to a data center.
International Business Machines Corporation

Social networking relationships processing method, system, and storage medium

A social networking relationships processing method includes: accessing a first forward-relationships set corresponding to a user identification of a first user in multiple data centers; obtaining an inverted-reverse-relationships set corresponding to the user identification of the first user; determining whether a difference between the first forward-relationships set of the first user and the inverted-reverse-relationship set corresponding to the user identification exists; in response to determining that the difference between the forward-relationships set and the inverted-reverse-relationships set exits, identifying a second user that causes the difference; respectively accessing first relationship information of the first user and second relationship information of the second user stored in associated data centers; and updating at least one of the first forward-relationships set of the first user or a second reverse-relationships set of the second user according to the relationship information of the first user and the second user from the associated data centers.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Methods and systems that generated resource-provision bids in an automated resource-exchange system

The current document is directed a resource-exchange system that facilitates resource exchange and sharing among computing facilities. The currently disclosed methods and systems employ efficient, distributed-search-based auction methods and subsystems within distributed computer systems that include large numbers of geographically distributed data centers to locate resource-provider computing facilities that match the resource needs of resource-consumer computing facilities.
Vmware, Inc.

Efficient, automated distributed-search methods and systems

The current document is directed to efficient, distributed-search methods and subsystems within distributed computer systems, including computer systems distributed over multiple sets of geographically distributed data centers, each comprising multiple discrete computer systems, such as multi-processor servers. In one implementation, the distributed-search methods and subsystems are implemented locally within participating entities as well as within one or more distributed-search engines.
Vmware, Inc.

Data center monitoring based on electromagnetic wave detection

A non-intrusive system which monitors a data center by detecting electromagnetic waves alleviates a resource burden on components and is inexpensive to deploy and scale within a data center. The system detects waves using omnidirectional antennas positioned throughout the data center, thus alleviating the need to physically attach directional antennas to components.
Ca, Inc.

Live migration of virtual computing instances between data centers

A method of migrating a virtualized computing instance between source and destination virtualized computing systems includes executing a first migration workflow in the source virtualized computing system between a source host computer and a first mobility agent simulating a destination host, executing a second migration workflow in the destination virtualized computing system between a second mobility agent simulating a source host and a destination host computer, sending, as part of the first migration workflow, a configuration of the migrated virtualized computing instance to the destination virtualized computing system, translating, as part of the second migration workflow, infrastructure-dependent information in the configuration of the migrated virtualized computing instance, and transferring, during execution of the first and second migration workflows, migration data including the virtualized computing instance between the source host and the destination host over a network.. .
Vmware, Inc.

Multi-tiered-application distribution to resource-provider hosts by an automated resource-exchange system

The current document is directed a resource-exchange system that facilitates resource exchange and sharing among computing facilities. The currently disclosed methods and systems employ efficient, distributed-search methods and subsystems within distributed computer systems that include large numbers of geographically distributed data centers to locate resource-provider computing facilities that match the resource needs of resource-consumer computing-facilities based on attribute values associated with the needed resources, the resource providers, and the resource consumers.
Vmware, Inc.

Power phase energy level monitoring and management in a data center

Embodiments for efficient phase level energy monitoring of a data center by at least a portion of a processor. Power consumption of each power phase of a three-phase power is monitored to generate a derived power utilization over a selected time period.
International Business Machines Corporation

Multi-level data center using consolidated power control

Multi-level data center using consolidated power control is disclosed. One or more controllers communicate with one or more power supplies and sensors to adapt to dynamic load requirements and to distribute dc-power efficiently across multiple it racks.
Virtual Power Systems, Inc.

System and augmented reality head up display for vehicles

What is disclosed is a method for augmented reality head up display in a user vehicle comprising: capturing, by input devices, input data; receiving, by a communications manager, said captured input data from said input devices; receiving, by said communications manager, data from a communications path from at least one of a data center, and one or more external parties; providing, by said communications manager, said received captured input data from said input devices, and said data received from said communications path to a central processing unit (cpu) coupled to said communications manager; generating, by said cpu, custom data based on at least one of said received captured input data, and said data received from said communications path; and displaying, by a windshield projector, said generated custom data on a windshield of said vehicle.. .
8696322 Canada Inc.

Modular isolation supports and floors

Improved support systems, including seismic isolation platforms, tracks and flooring systems are disclosed for protecting a payload, for example, data center racks containing delicate computer equipment such as a hard disk drive, from damage due to vibrations such as seismic vibrations and the like. The systems are modular in design, and can be assembled and changed quickly, while being strong and robust enough to support heavy loads..
Worksafe Technologies

Underwater data center

An underwater data center includes an electronic device; a housing member that houses the electronic device and that is configured to be disposed under water; and a heat exchanger that is provided at the housing member and that is configured to discharge, into the water, heat discharged from the electronic device, with a face of the heat exchanger that discharges the heat making contact with the water, an opening being formed in a bottom face of the housing member and placing an inside of the housing member in communication with the water.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Communication system, communication apparatus, communication method, and non-transitory medium

A first data center includes a first virtual network that provides a communication service in cooperation with at least a part of a communication facility of a first communication operator and a first communication unit that is operable to communicate with a second data center. The second data center includes a second virtual network that provides a communication service in cooperation with at least a part of a communication facility of a second communication operator and a second communication unit that is operable to communicate with the first data center.
Nec Corporation

Generation of data model mapping a data center

Systems and methods provide for automatically generating a data model of a data center. Inventory data identifying devices in the data center is obtained by querying the devices and/or extracting the data from existing data sources.
Cerner Innovation, Inc.

System for increasing intra-application processing efficiency by transmitting failed processing work over a processing recovery network for resolution

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for increasing intra-application efficiency by way of distributed failover. Embodiments of the invention allow data centers within an application to perform error recovery of failed transactions by shifting the processing load to another data center in the network without data redundancy amongst the data centers within the application.
Bank Of America Corporation

Information processing apparatus and information processing system

An information processing apparatus includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor is configured to collect charge information on electric power for running a virtual machine in respective cloud services provided by respective data centers located in different regions.
Fujitsu Limited

Electrically powered vehicle

Use history data of a main battery of an electrically powered vehicle is periodically accumulated in a memory. A data center calculates a standard deterioration degree over time of the main battery by using information on secondary batteries received from a plurality of electrically powered vehicles each provided with a vehicle-mounted secondary battery.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic equipment data center or co-location facility designs and methods of making and using the same

The present invention relates to electronic equipment data center or co-location facility designs and methods of making and using the same in an environmentally aware manner, and generally provides apparatus and methods for using novel support bracket structures, and thermal panels associated with the same, that allow for distinct partitioning of air flowing in hot aisles and cold aisles, as well as for holding wiring above cabinets that are used to store electronic equipment in the facility.. .
Switch, Ltd.

Data center raised floor monitoring

One or more aspects relates to monitoring conditions under a raised floor in a data center. A grid of raised floor tiles has regular floor tiles interspersed with sensor floor tiles.
International Business Machines Corporation

Using computing platform definitions to provide segmented computing platforms in a computing system

Aspects of the disclosure are directed to instantiating and configuring computing platforms at a data center according to a computing platform definition. The computing platform definition may indicate the devices to be deployed for the computing platform, the executables to be deployed for the computing platform, and build dependencies and deployment sequences for the executables.
Bank Of America Corporation

Techniques for evaluating optimum data center operation

Techniques for modeling a data center are provided. In one aspect, a method for determining data center efficiency is provided.
International Business Machines Corporation

Session activity tracking for session adoption across multiple data centers

Techniques are disclosed for managing session activity of sso access across multiple data centers. Session activity of sso access is managed across multiple geographically disperse computing systems clustered together to form a multi-data center (mdc) system.
Oracle International Corporation

Information processing system and information processing method

An information processing system includes first data center and second data center. The first data center includes first virtual machine server including first processor that executes virtual machine using an image file, first data server including second processor and first storage that stores a plurality of chunks, and first metadata server including third processor and second storage that stores metadata of the image file.
Fujitsu Limited

Modular rack system

A containerized data center modular rack system configured to mount electronic equipment and associated accessories is disclosed. A data center modular rack system may include a container structure with a floor and a ceiling configured to house a modular rack system.
Schneider Electric It Corporation

Trust establishment to deploy servers in data centers

In one example, a system is disclosed, which may include a network device, a new server connected to the network device, and a management server communicatively connected to a cloud-based service and the network device. The management server may include a server deployment engine to discover the new server in the system using the network device, obtain an encrypted data blob associated with the new server from the cloud-based service, establish a trust, via a secure protocol, with the new server using the encrypted data blob, and deploy the new server in the system upon establishing the trust with the new server..
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Hierarchical clustering in a geographically dispersed network environment

An example method for facilitating hierarchical clustering in a geographically dispersed network environment is provided and includes receiving a packet at one of a plurality of adaptive security appliance (asa) units in one of a plurality of asa clusters in a cluster domain of a network environment, identifying the packet as matching an inter-data center live traffic profile, identifying a target asa cluster in the plurality of asa clusters in the cluster domain, querying a domain director in the target asa cluster for a flow owner, and if the flow owner is identified by the domain director, forwarding the packet to the flow owner in the target cluster, and if the flow owner is not identified by the domain director, and the domain director includes a flow state for a flow to which the packet belongs, designating the asa unit as the flow owner.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Protocol independent programmable switch (pips) for software defined data center networks

A software-defined network (sdn) system, device and method comprise one or more input ports, a programmable parser, a plurality of programmable lookup and decision engines (ldes), programmable lookup memories, programmable counters, a programmable rewrite block and one or more output ports. The programmability of the parser, ldes, lookup memories, counters and rewrite block enable a user to customize each microchip within the system to particular packet environments, data analysis needs, packet processing functions, and other functions as desired.
Cavium, Inc.

System and topology discovery in data center networks

The disclosure relates to technology for discovering a topology in a network. The discovery procedure includes providing a representation for the topology of the network and transmitting a probe message to a probed network node.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Data center connectivity systems and methods through packet-optical switches

A data center network includes a plurality of packet-optical switches each at a location in the data center network and each including a switch fabric comprising both a layer 1 fabric and a packet fabric communicatively coupled to one or more line ports; wherein the plurality of packet-optical switches are communicatively coupled to one another in a topology to form data connectivity in the data center network, and wherein each of the plurality of packet-optical switches is configured to provide the data connectivity through the layer 1 switch bypassing the packet fabric when the location does not require layer 2 forwarding in the topology, and provide the data connectivity through the layer 1 switch and using the packet fabric to provide the data service with multi-point connectivity when the location requires layer 2 forwarding in the topology.. .
Ciena Corporation

Portable personal emergency alert system and associated methods

A portable personal emergency alert system is described that includes a low-energy communication protocol transmitter activatable by a user and configured to periodically transmit a data packet including a universally unique identifier (uuid) for a predetermined time. A wireless transceiver is operable to receive the data packet transmission and subsequently transmit the data packet via cellular transmission.

Colocation and anticolocation in colocation data centers via elastic nets

An application processing system for placing applications and their associated data into a colocation data center, wherein an application placement module is configured to perform the method of steps including: constructing a facility communication node graph; constructing a composite elastic map which represents the compute nodes in the colocation data center; associating a force function between two nodes based on communication bandwidth; constructing an application usage data space; inserting the node graph into the application data space; assigning the applications to the compute nodes; associating a force function between each application and each compute node based on the assignment; determining an elastic map energy (eme) for the elastic map, wherein the eme is the total energy of the system; and assigning the real-world applications to the real-world compute nodes in the data center if the eme is less than a threshold energy.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and device for deciding where to execute subqueries of an analytics continuous query

It is disclosed a control node (40; 50) capable of deciding in which computing nodes to execute a plurality of subqueries of a real-time continuous query, and a method therefore. The plurality of subqueries are executed (210; 302) in two or more computing nodes and properties of at least one of: the one or more data centers comprising the computing nodes, execution of the plurality of subqueries, and the data streams, are monitored (212; 304).
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

System and distributed console server architecture

The present disclosure relates to a distributed console server system. The system may have a server and a software module loaded onto the server for communications with a plurality of remote devices within a data center.
Avocent Huntsville, Llc

Data center cooling system

There is described a cooling system for a server room. The cooling system has an air handling unit and a direct expansion (dx) unit.

Data center raised floor monitoring

One or more aspects relates to monitoring conditions under a raised floor in a data center. A grid of raised floor tiles has regular floor tiles interspersed with sensor floor tiles.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and heterogeneous data storage management in cloud computing

Method and apparatus are disclosed for heterogeneous data storage management in cloud computing. According to some embodiments, a method for managing data storage in a communication network comprises: receiving at a data center in the communication network from a first device, a request for storing a data in the data center; checking whether the same data has been stored in the data center; in response to a check result that no same data has been stored in the data center, receiving from the first device a data package containing at least the data in plaintext or ciphertext (ct) in response to a check result that the same data has been stored in the data center, obtaining a deduplication policy for the data; when the deduplication policy indicates deduplication to be controlled by both or either of an authorized party (ap) and an owner of the data, or only the ap, or only the data owner, contacting both or either of the ap and the data owner, or only the ap, or only the data owner to conduct deduplication for the data; and when the deduplication policy indicates deduplication to be controlled by none of the ap and the data owner, conducting deduplication for the data at the data center.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Ethernet congestion control and prevention

Switch fabric in routers require tight characteristics in term of packet loss, fairness in bandwidth allocation and low latency for high-priority traffic. Such attributes have been resolved using specialized switch devices, but with the emergence of data center bridging, the possibility of using commodity ethernet switches to build switch fabric in routers is considered.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Technologies for event based debugging of data center switching

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for improving debugging and troubleshooting of datacenter networks, and more particularly improving the speed of forwarding/data path related problems without going into asic level debugging. A switch could, for example, have a processor which communicates with an asic.
Cisco Technology, Inc

Systems and methods to reduce power consumption in data centers

Methods and systems to reduce power consumption in data centers are disclosed. For example, a system includes a network switch configured to communicate high bandwidth communications to one or more servers.
Keysight Technologies, Inc.

Managing systems hosted at data centers

A data center management system is described herein which implements techniques for receiving an event at a first data system and updating data objects stored at another data system. The first data system may receive multiple events within a given a time frame and perform the proper updates to the other data system when certain criteria are met.
Linkedin Corporation

Single-mode large effective area optical fibers

Optical fibers having a large effective area are disclosed. Three main embodiments of the optical fiber allow for single-mode operation at wavelengths of 850 nm, 980 nm and 1060 nm, respectively and have a large effective area with low bend losses.
Corning Incorporated

Data center modular systems

A modular data center system includes an upper module including a roller assembly attached to a frame of the upper module, the roller assembly configured to engage at least a portion of a rail assembly attached to a structure of a data center building; and a lower module attachable to the upper module and configured to suspend above a floor of a human-occupiable workspace of the data center that supports a plurality of racks including a plurality of heat-generating electronic devices, the lower module including a power support assembly configured to provide electrical power to the plurality of heat-generating electronic devices.. .
Google Inc.

Technologies for sled architecture

A sled for operation in a corresponding rack of a data center includes a chassis-less circuit board substrate having one or more physical resources coupled to a top side of the chassis-less circuit board and one or more memory devices coupled to a bottom side of the chassis-less circuit board. The sled does not include a housing or chassis and is opened to the local environment.
Intel Corporation

Robotically serviceable computing rack and sleds

Examples may include racks for a data center and sleds for the racks, the sleds arranged to house physical resources for the data center. The sleds and racks can be arranged to be autonomously manipulated, such as, by a robot.
Intel Corporation

Storage sled for a data center

Examples may include a sled for a rack of a data center including physical storage resources. The sled comprises mounting flanges to enable robotic insertion and removal from a rack and storage device mounting slots to enable robotic insertion and removal of storage devices into the sled.
Intel Corporation

Storage sled for data center

Examples may include a sled for a rack of a data center including physical storage resources. The sled comprises an array of storage devices and an array of memory.
Intel Corporation

Thermally efficient compute resource apparatuses and methods

Examples may include racks for a data center and sleds for the racks, the sleds arranged to house physical resources for the data center. The sleds can house physical resources and heat sinks thermally coupled to the physical resources.
Intel Corporation

Dynamic memory for compute resources in a data center

Examples may include sleds for a rack in a data center including physical compute resources and memory for the physical compute resources. The memory can be disaggregated, or organized into first level and second level memory.

Disaggregated physical memory resources in a data center

Examples may include sleds for a rack in a data center including physical compute resources and memory for the physical compute resources. The memory can be disaggregated, or organized into near and far memory.
Intel Corporation

Configurable computing resource physical location determination

Examples may include techniques to determine locations of a physical resource in a data center. A data center can include a number of racks having sled spaced.
Intel Corporation

Technologies for optical communication in rack clusters

Technologies for optical communication in a rack cluster in a data center are disclosed. In the illustrative embodiment, a network switch is connected to each of 1,024 sleds by an optical cable that enables communication at a rate of 200 gigabits per second.
Intel Corporation

Technologies for switching network traffic in a data center

Technologies for switching network traffic include a network switch. The network switch includes one or more processors and communication circuitry coupled to the one or more processors.
Intel Corporation

End point scaling on segment routing fabrics

Disclosed are systems and methods for scaling massively scalable data center (msdc) networks with a large number of end-point tunnels utilizing equal-cost multi-path routing (ecmp). The systems and methods can use the no-op label operations to maintain single ecmp objects to switch a set of segment routing tunnels that share the same ecmp links.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Technologies for data center multi-zone cabling

Technologies for connecting data cables in a data center are disclosed. In the illustrative embodiment, racks of the data center are grouped into different zones based on the distance from the racks in a given zone to a network switch.
Intel Corporation

Techniques to verify and authenticate resources in a data center computer environment

Embodiments are generally directed apparatuses, methods, techniques and so forth to receive a sled manifest comprising identifiers for physical resources of a sled, receive results of an authentication and validation operations performed to authenticate and validate the physical resources of the sled, determine whether the results of the authentication and validation operations indicate the physical resources are authenticate or not authenticate. Further and in response to the determination that the results indicate the physical resources are authenticated, permit the physical resources to process a workload, and in response to the determination that the results indicate the physical resources are not authenticated, prevent the physical resources from processing the workload..

Frequency domain equalization method

The present invention discloses a frequency domain equalization method, including transmitting an optical signal transmitted over a long distance to a dispersion compensation device, and performing dispersion compensation and equalization processing on the optical signal through the dispersion compensation device. The present invention utilizes the compensation effect of a single dispersion compensation device to realize dispersion compensation and frequency equalization on the optical signal, reducing the bandwidth requirements for the devices at the emitting and receiving ends, allows the directly modulated laser to still support long-distance fiber transmission in the case of high-speed signal modulation, and greatly reduces the system cost.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Automated data center maintenance

Techniques for automated data center maintenance are described. In an example embodiment, an automated maintenance device may comprise processing circuitry and non-transitory computer-readable storage media comprising instructions for execution by the processing circuitry to cause the automated maintenance device to receive an automation command from an automation coordinator for a data center, identify an automated maintenance procedure based on the received automation command, and perform the identified automated maintenance procedure.

Technologies for a low-latency interface to data storage

Technologies for a low-latency interface with data storage of a storage sled in a data center are disclosed. In the illustrative embodiment, a storage sled stores metadata including the location of data in a storage device in low-latency non-volatile memory.
Intel Corporation

Computer resource allocation to workloads in an information technology environment

According to an example of the present disclosure, an information technology (it) environment, such as a data center, a cloud services platform or other type of computing environment, may include computer resources that are dynamically allocated to workloads. A model is generated to estimate performance and allocate computer resources to the workloads..
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Memory module for a data center compute sled

Examples may include a sled for a rack of a data center including physical compute resources. The sled comprises a processor component and a unitary memory module comprising a memory controller and a quantity of memory based on the processor component.
Intel Corporation

Technologies for storage block virtualization for non-volatile memory over fabrics

Technologies for storage block virtualization include multiple computing devices in communication over an optical fabric. A computing device receives a non-volatile memory (nvm) i/o command from an application via an optical fabric interface.
Intel Corporation

Storage sled and techniques for a data center

Examples may include a sled for a rack of a data center including physical storage resources. The sled comprises an array of storage devices and an array of memory.
Intel Corporation

Technologies for low-latency compression

Technologies for low-latency compression in a data center are disclosed. In the illustrative embodiment, a storage sled compresses data with a low-latency compression algorithm prior to storing the data.
Intel Corporation

Technologies for variable-extent storage over network fabrics

Technologies for variable extent storage include multiple computing devices in communication over an optical fabric. A computing device receives a key-value storage request from an application that is indicative of a key.

Memory sharing for physical accelerator resources in a data center

Examples may include sleds for a rack in a data center including physical accelerator resources and memory for the accelerator resources. The memory can be shared between the accelerator resources.
Intel Corporation

Method and system for implementing a data center operating system

The invention relates to a data center operating system. An embodiment of the present invention comprises: a memory component that stores inventory data for a plurality of data centers; an interactive interface that receives one or more user inputs; an api input that receives data from one or more data center systems; and a processor configured to perform the steps comprising: receiving, via the api input, monitored data from a plurality of data centers at one or more locations; automatically generating, via the processor, an interactive data center floorplan that comprises the monitored data at a device-level for a specific data center; and displaying, via the interactive interface, the interactive data center floorplan in one or more views wherein the one or more views comprises detailed data for a particular rack in the specific data center..
Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.

System and a data center to provide energy elasticity services at different time scales

One embodiment provides a method, including: executing, using at least one processor, computer readable program code to: identify a plurality of possibilities at the disposal of a data center for changing its energy demand in its role as a consumer of energy, wherein each of the possibilities is associated with: a time interval during which change in energy consumption of the data center is to take place; and an amount of energy to be drawn, during the time interval, by the data center from an electric provider through a connection to a power grid; wherein the plurality of possibilities are different from each other; proactively determine, based on the identified plurality of possibilities, the ability of the data center to change its energy consumption, thereby changing the amount of energy drawn by the data center from the energy provider; and communicate, to a remote device that is in direct communication with an energy supplier, data indicating the ability of the data center to change its energy consumption.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Server rack for improved data center management

Methods and systems for data center management include collecting sensor data from one or more sensors in a rack; determining a location and identifying information for each asset in the rack using a set of asset tags associated with respective assets; communicating the sensor and asset location to a communication module; receiving an instruction from the communication module; and executing the received instruction to change a property of the rack.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Technologies for predicting power usage of a data center

Technologies for predicting the power usage of a data center are disclosed. A data center manager gathers sensor data from the compute devices of the data center.

Technologies for blind mating for sled-rack connections

Technologies for blind mating of optical connectors in a rack of a data center are disclosed. In the illustrative embodiment, a sled can be slid into a rack and an optical connector on the sled will blindly mate with a corresponding optical connector on the rack.
Intel Corporation

Network containers

The systems and methods that maintain an ip address of a container when the container is moved from a first node to a second node in a data center are provided. Each node includes a local controller which is communicatively coupled to the central controller.
Paypal, Inc.

Data center networks

Measures for routing data packets in a data center network are provided. A packet forwarding function in a server in a data center network is configured to forward data packets to/from virtual systems hosted on that server.
Tigera, Inc.

Method and system for establishing a power feed to systems during operation

A method of adding a power feed to electrical systems includes coupling a set of input lines to a power source such that the input lines are connected to at least one phase of ac power from the power source, and coupling a set of backfeed lines to an output receptacle in a power distribution unit. The output receptacle may be connected in parallel with at least one other output receptacle that is supplying primary power to systems in the data center.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and providing distributed checkpointing

Methods and apparatus presented herein provide distributed checkpointing in a multi-node system, such as a network of servers in a data center. When checkpointing of application state data is needed in a node, the methods and apparatus determine whether checkpoint memory space is available in the node for checkpointing the application state data.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Server rack for improved data center management

Methods and systems for data center management include collecting sensor data from one or more sensors in a rack; determining a location and identifying information for each asset in the rack using a set of asset tags associated with respective assets; communicating the sensor and asset location to a communication module; receiving an instruction from the communication module; and executing the received instruction to change a property of the rack.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Water mist protection for forced ventilation interstitial spaces

Water mist fire protection systems and methods for the protection of data centers having a raised floor defining an interstitial space beneath the floor. The systems and methods include the location of a plurality of automatic water mist nozzles above and/or beneath the floor to generate a water mist for effectively addressing a fire in the presence of a flow of forced air ventilation through the interstitial space.
Lpg Tecnicas En Extincion De Incendios, S.l.

Modular data center

The present disclosure is directed to examples of modular data centers configured to provide cooling to liquid-cooled electronics equipment stored within the modular data centers. In one aspect, a modular data center can be configured to provide cooling without requiring the use of mechanical refrigeration (e.g.
Commscope Technologies Llc

Side-cooled modular data center

A modular data center includes a cooling module with a cooling module enclosure and a first cooling unit housed within the cooling module enclosure. The cooling module enclosure includes a first interface side wall with a first cooling module supply opening that receives a first portion of cooling air from the first cooling unit.
Baselayer Technology, Llc

System and mobile core data services

A mobile core network with distributed data services is provided. The mobile core network includes distributed mobile cores associated with mobile data service (mds) agents at distributed data centers.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Systems and methods for communicating data from off-vehicle data sources to a vehicle

Systems and methods for communicating data from off-vehicle data sources to a vehicle are provided. In one embodiment, a method for obtaining data for a vehicle comprises: initiating an information request from on-board a vehicle; formatting the information request onboard the vehicle into a data file format to generate a request file; performing a wireless file transfer of the request file from the vehicle to a data center, wherein the request file is transferred to a file system location; polling the file system location for creation of a response file corresponding to the request file; when the response file is detected within the file system location, retrieving the response file from the data center to the vehicle; and displaying at the vehicle information responsive to the information request from the response file.
Honeywell International Inc.

Operations, administration and management (oam) in overlay data center environments

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for oam in overlay networks. In response to receiving a packet associated with an oam operation from a device in an overlay network, the system generates an oam packet.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

System and using atomic flow counters in data center switching

Systems, methods and computer-readable storage devices each provide, for a given flow entry in a flow table associated with a packet flow, a first atomic counter associated with a first color and a second atomic counter associated with a second color. The system, for a first coloring interval, marks traffic in the packet flow from a tenant to a fabric as the first color and increments the first atomic counter.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

System and dynamic online backup optimization

Methods of optimizing transmission of data from a client to a remote data center are disclosed, as well as systems and computer program products related to the same. An exemplary method comprises: receiving data, at a first intervening data center, transmitted from a client and addressed to a terminal data center, wherein the first intervening data center and the terminal data center are selected from a plurality of connected data centers; and transferring the data, from the first intervening data center through one or more additional intervening data centers selected from the plurality of connected data centers, until the data reaches the terminal data center; wherein each data center in the plurality of data centers independently selects a connected data center to transfer the data to based upon the amount of latency and/or bandwidth available at the connected data center..
Acronis International Gmbh

Multivariable controller for coordinated control of computing devices and building infrastructure in data centers or other locations

A method includes obtaining first information associated with control of multiple computing devices, where the first information relates to possible changes to processing tasks performed by the computing devices. The method also includes obtaining second information associated with building infrastructure operations performed by one or more building systems of one or more buildings that house the computing devices.
Honeywell International Inc.

Submerged, self-sustained waterborne data center facility

A self-sustained, submerged waterborne data center facility that utilizes a closed-looped heat management system that is both energy-efficient and cost-effective is disclosed. Embodiments employ a closed-looped, energy efficient, cost effective thermal management system that leverages natural resources to control thermal conditions and reduce the overall requirement for cooling power..
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.

Modular data center without active cooling

A modular computing system for a data center includes one or more data center modules including rack computer systems. An electrical module is coupled to the data center modules and provides electrical power to computer systems in the data center modules.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Identifying mobile device location and corresponding support center locations to provide support services over a network

A mobile device may receive updates, support and other data from a current data center agent platform. When the mobile device travels to another location the nearest data center agent may be different from the previous agent.
Kaseya Limited

Managing software licenses in a disaggregated environment

Server resources in a data center are disaggregated into shared server resource pools. Servers are constructed dynamically, on-demand and based on a tenant's workload requirements, by allocating from these resource pools.
International Business Machines Corporation

Data center reselection

An initial data center is selected to host the online conference. This data center can be selected based on the locations of the participants, a weighting (or ‘priority’) of the participants, or a combination of the two (e.g., locations that are weighted by the participant's priority.) typically, the data center closest to the centroid (i.e., geometric center, or ‘center of mass’) of the participants is selected.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Weighted data center reselection

An initial data center is selected to host the online conference. This data center can be selected based on the locations of the participants, a weighting (or ‘priority’) of the participants, or a combination of the two (e.g., locations that are weighted by the participant's priority.) typically, the data center closest to the centroid (i.e., geometric center, or ‘center of mass’) of the participants is selected.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Firewall configuration versioning

Some embodiments provide a method for managing firewall protection in a datacenter that includes multiple host machines that each hosts a set of data compute nodes. The method maintains a firewall configuration for the host machines at a network manager of the data center.
Nicira, Inc.

Self-service firewall configuration

A novel method for managing firewall configuration of a software defined data center is provided. Such a firewall configuration is divided into multiple sections that each contains a set of firewall rules.
Nicira, Inc.

Network-accessible data volume modification

A user can set or modify operational parameters of a data volume stored on a network-accessible storage device in a data center. For example, the user may be provided access to a data volume and may request a modification to the operational parameters of the data volume.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and system of using a local hosted cache and cryptographic hash functions to reduce network traffic

The described method and system enables a client at a branch office to retrieve data from a local hosted cache instead of an application server over a wan to improve latency and reduce overall wan traffic. A server at the data center may be adapted to provide either a list of hashes or the requested data based on whether a hosted cache system is enabled.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Network-accessible data volume modification

A user can set or modify operational parameters of a data volume stored on a network-accessible storage device in a data center. For example, the user may be provided access to a data volume and may request a modification to the operational parameters of the data volume.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and device for data center management

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and device for data center management. For example, there is provided a method, comprising: obtaining information of hardware used in a data center, the information of the hardware including identification information describing an identifiable attribute of the hardware; identifying the hardware by matching the identification information with a resource profile, the resource profile recording identifiable attributes of a plurality of types of hardware; and updating a record associated with the hardware in a database of the data center using the obtained information.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Environmental condition surveillance and methods thereof

A surveillance platform for the sensing, measuring, monitoring and controlling equipment and environments, such as food storage and retailing environments, data center environments, and other environments in which equipment performance, operating status, and environmental condition monitoring is desirable, is provided. The surveillance platform can facilitate reporting, visualizing, acknowledging, analyzing, calculating, event generating, notifying, trending, and tracking, of operational events occurring within the environment.
Magnum Energy Solutions, Llc

Real-time control of highly variable thermal loads

A method for real-time control of thermal loads in a data center includes storing, in a database, a heat generation data associated with an electronic equipment located in a predetermined area of the data center, transmitting the heat generation data to a data analysis system in communication with a tunable temperature controller, the heat generation data provides a real-time input of an amount of heat generated in the predetermined area, the data analysis system receives and analyzes the heat generation data to determine whether the amount of heat generated in the predetermined area exceeds current settings of the tunable temperature controller, and in response to the amount of heat generated exceeding the current settings of the tunable temperature controller, updating the current settings to provide an amount of cooling that compensates for the amount of heat generated in the predetermined area in association with the electronic equipment.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Harvesting spare storage in a data center

A method and system for selecting servers for storage of replicas of a block of data is provided. The system selects a first server for storage of the data.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Container-based multi-tenant computing infrastructure

Techniques are described for managing compute and storage resources in a container-based, multi-tenant, computing infrastructure. In some implementations, a plurality of containers may each execute an instance of a software framework.
Sap Se

Threat monitoring for crowd environments with swarm analytics

A system enables threat monitoring in a school or other “crowd” environment. The premises where the crowd environment will exist includes one or more nodes that can gather realtime location data for multiple mobile devices.
Intel Corporation

Methods and systems to dynamically price information technology services

Methods and systems to dynamically calculate pricing of it services provided by a cloud-computing facility are described. A number of different price plans that are constrained to a given policy are generated.
Vmware, Inc.

Technique for global deduplication across datacenters with minimal coordination

A system and method for global data de-duplication in a cloud storage environment utilizing a plurality of data centers is provided. Each cloud storage gateway appliance divides a data stream into a plurality of data objects and generates a content-based hash value as a key for each data object.
Netapp Inc.

Methods and systems to evaluate data center performance and prioritize data center objects and anomalies for remedial actions

Methods and systems to evaluate data center performance and prioritize data center objects and anomalies for remedial actions are described. Methods rank data center objects and determine object performance trends.
Vmware, Inc.

System and nested hypervisors and layer 2 interconnection

Provided is a system and method for a multi-tenant datacenter with nested hypervisors. This is provided by at least two physical computing systems each having at least one processor and memory store adapted to provide a first level hypervisors, each providing a first virtual computing environment with a plurality of inactive virtual hypervisors nested therein.
The Faction Group Llc

Mixing chamber for air handling in an information handling system

A mixing module may be used in a modular data center to provide cooling of air by mixing exterior environment air with warm air exhausted from information handling systems in other modules of the modular data center. The mixing module may include a mixing aisle that provides a low-impedance path for warm and cool air to mix and for a homogenous air mass for cooling it equipment.
Dell Products L.p.

Scalable secure hybrid electrical-optical switched network with optical wavelength tunable transceivers

A method for creating a hybrid electric and optical data center network is provided with a plurality of servers, a plurality of tor/eor switches, and an optical central switch. Each of the plurality servers maintains an electronic connection with a corresponding tor/eor switch from the plurality of switches.

Real time cloud workload streaming

A method and system for real-time cloud bursting is provided. The method and system are directed to extending a data center with cloud computing resources by decoupling computing resources and storage devices in a virtualized data center, and booting the decoupled computing resources in a staged process while storage devices are divided and prioritized into components.
Velostrata Ltd.

Methods and systems to evaluate importance of performance metrics in data center

Methods and systems to evaluate importance of metrics generated in a data center and ranking metric in order of relevance to data center performance are described. Methods collect sets of metric data generated in a data center over a period of time and categorize each set of metric data as being of high importance, medium importance, or low importance.
Vmware, Inc.

Methods and providing hypervisor level data services for server virtualization

A data center for data backup and replication, including a pool of multiple storage units for storing a journal of i/o write commands issued at respective times, wherein the journal spans a history window of a pre-specified time length, and a journal manager for dynamically allocating more storage units for storing the journal as the journal size increases, and for dynamically releasing storage units as the journal size decreases.. .
Zerto Ltd.

Methods and systems to manage capacity planning in a data center

Methods determine a capacity-forecast model based on historical capacity metric data and historical business metric data. The capacity-forecast model may be to estimate capacity requirements with respect to changes in demand for the data center customer's application program.
Vmware, Inc.

Data center configuration

Example implementations relate to data center configuration. For example, a server system is configured in a data center by a configuration system including an input processor that receives a data file having multiple record types including a range record type.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Recognizing a location of a robot shared in multiple data centers

A method for recognizing a location of a robotic device includes collecting first environmental data corresponding to a first current location of the robotic device, generating a first location signature based on the first environmental data, driving the robotic device to enter a standby mode at a first time, driving the robotic device to wake up from the standby mode after a predetermined time elapses at a second time after the driving the robotic device to enter the standby mode, collecting second environmental data corresponding to a second current location of the robotic device, generating the second location signature generated based on the second environmental data, comparing the first and second location signatures, and determining whether a location of the robotic device has been changed between the first and second times based on a comparison result between the first and second location signatures.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Modular data center with passively-cooled utility module

A data center may be organized into modules, wherein the modules are purchased pre-configured to provide certain functionality of an information handling system. The modules may include utility modules, information technology (it) modules, and air handling unit (ahu) modules.
Dell Products L.p.

Modular data center with utility module

A data center may be organized into modules, wherein the modules are purchased pre-configured to provide certain functionality of an information handling system. The modules may include utility modules, information technology (it) modules, and air handling unit (ahu) modules.
Dell Products L.p.

Zero-round-trip-time connectivity over the wider area network

A communication device (ue) conducting wired and/or wireless communications may issue service requests using zero-round-trip-time (zero-rtt) connectivity. The ue may obtain, prior to initiating an application, an address corresponding to a service and a security credential for use in accessing the service.
Apple Inc.

Interfaces to manage last-mile connectivity for direct network peerings

Methods and apparatus for interfaces to manage last-mile connectivity and dynamic reconfiguration for direct network peerings. A system may include a data center, endpoint routers and a connectivity coordinator.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

System and data center security enhancements leveraging server socs or server fabrics

A data center security system and method are provided that leverage server systems on a chip (socs) and/or server fabrics. In more detail, server interconnect fabrics may be leveraged and extended to dramatically improve security within a data center..
Iii Holdings 2, Llc

Proactive load balancing based on fractal analysis

The disclosure relates to technology for load balancing link utilization of a networking device based on fractal analysis. In one embodiment, link utilization of switches, routers, etc.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Data traffic management system and method

A data traffic management system and method is described. Embodiments of the data traffic management system and method can include creating a plurality of tunnels in a communications network between a data center and a remote network.

Technologies for data center environment checkpointing

Technologies for environment checkpointing include an orchestration node communicatively coupled to one or more working computing nodes. The orchestration node is configured to administer an environment checkpointing event by transmitting a checkpoint initialization signal to each of the one or more working computing nodes that have been registered with the orchestration node.
Intel Corporation

Facility including externally disposed data center air handling units

Described herein is an integrated data center that provides for efficient cooling, as well as efficient wire routing.. .
Switch, Ltd.

Modular data center facility with cooling modules

A modular housing encloses a data center and a modular cooling system. The modular cooling system includes a modular cooling pallet on which cooling modules are installed.
Hdt Expeditionary Systems, Inc.

Data center cooling system

A data center cooling system configured to cool one or more components of a data center thereby enabling a data center to be maintained at a higher overall temperature while still providing sufficient cooling to the components housed in the data center is disclosed. By maintaining the data center at a higher overall temperature, significant operational costs are realized due to savings in power costs.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Automated multi-network failover for data centers

A device may monitor a status of a first data center of a group of data centers. The device may determine, based on the status of the first data center, to cause a failover from the first data center to a second data center.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Data center profiling and cloud emulation

Disclosed herein are mechanisms and devices for profiling and emulating a data center in a cloud computing environment. A user requests the data center be emulated through a user interface.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System, method, and recording medium for moving target defense

A network management method, system, and non-transitory computer readable medium, include a data center gateway including a set of rules for moving target defense and communicates with a service provider and a cloud gateway including the set of rules to communicate with the data center gateway by satisfying the moving target defense such that a client receives a service from the service provider when the cloud gateway requests the service from the data center gateway.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Tenant-aware distributed application authentication

Flexible authentication technologies customized to particular tenants of a data center network can be implemented. For example, an administrator can specify a primary authentication server and specify at which data centers different applications are to be hosted for a given tenant.
Illumina, Inc.

Methods and systems to identify problems in a data center

Methods recommend to data center customers those attributes of a data center infrastructure and application program that are associated with service-level objective (“slo”) metric degradation and may be recorded in problem definitions. In other words, a data center customer is offered to “codify” problems primarily with atomic abnormality conditions on indicated attributes that decrease the slo by some degree that the data center customer would like to be aware.
Vmware, Inc.

Free cooling in high humidity environments

A data center includes heat producing components and an air handling system that provides reduced relative humidity air to cool the heat producing components. The air handling system includes a thermal storage unit that removes thermal energy from incoming air under a given set of ambient air conditions and releases thermal energy into incoming air under another set of ambient air conditions.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Data center heat removal systems and methods

New data center heat removal systems and methods allow a combination of active and passive thermal processes for removing heat from and cooling air in data center environments. Systems and methods include a data center heat removal system including an adjustable thermal feed cold air intake system, a distribution system for cold and warm air including one or more hot aisles and one or more cold aisles, and a convection system to draw cool air through data center equipment using a naturally-occurring convection processes to expel hot air.

Quality of service (qos) based device for allocating compute workloads to hosts providing storage and network services in software-based data center

An information handling system (ihs) includes a processor device in communication with a network interface and a memory containing a queue of one or more virtual machine (vm) workloads. The processor device determines, based on monitored resource utilization, a constraining resource of a selected server that is performing one of storage services and network services and assigns a quality of service (qos) threshold to the selected server based on the constraining resource.
Dell Products, L.p.

Techniques for managing software defined networking controller in-band communications in a data center network

According to one or more embodiments of this disclosure, a network controller in a data center network establishes a translation table for in-band traffic in a data center network, the translation table resolves ambiguous network addresses based on one or more of a virtual network identifier (vnid), a routable tenant address, or a unique loopback address. The network controller device receives packets originating from applications and/or an endpoints operating in a network segment associated with a vnid.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method and predicting storage distance

A system for answering queries (1305) regarding a system topology (1105) and local storage information (1110) in a data center (105) is described. The system may include reception logic (230) and transmission logic (235) that may receive and send data, respectively.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Techniques for cloud control and management

Techniques for cloud control and management are provided. The control, creation, and management of workloads in distributed infrastructures are coordinated via a master configuration management database (cmdb).
Micro Focus Software Inc.

Automated generation of deployment workflows for cloud platforms based on logical stacks

A method implemented in a data center management node including obtaining, from memory, a physical stack describing a configuration of platform components across multiple operating platforms on a data center infrastructure, generating, by a processor, a graph describing correlations between the operating platforms and the data center infrastructure based on a platform library, wherein the platform library describes configurations of the platform components for each of the operating platforms separately, generating, by the processor, one or more logical stacks based on the graph, wherein the one or more logical stacks indicate deployable configurations of the operating platforms without depicting the platform components, and representing the logic stack to a user.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Method and duplicated data management in cloud computing

An approach is provided for managing data duplication in cloud computing. A method comprising, sending from a first device to a data center, data encrypted with a data encryption key for storing the encrypted data at the data center; encrypting the data encryption key according to an attribute-based encryption (abe) scheme by using identity as an attribute in a deduplication policy for the data; issuing to a second device, a personalized secret attribute key which is derived from a public key of the second device according to the attribute-based encryption (abe) scheme, wherein the personalized secret attribute key is to be used for decrypting the encrypted data encryption key at the second device, in combination with the policy..
Nokia Technologies Oy

Virtual machine placement in a heterogeneous data center

An embodiment of the disclosure provides a method, performed by a resource management server, for mapping a plurality of unassigned virtual machines (vms) to a plurality of physical machines (pms). The resource management server includes a non-transient computer readable medium and a processor to execute computer executable instructions stored on the non-transient computer readable medium, so that when the instructions are executed, the resource management server performs the method of: (a) obtaining a total resource demand for each dimension requested by the plurality of unassigned vms; (b) activating at least one pm in the plurality of pms to create a set of activated pms; (c) assigning at least one unassigned vm to the set of activated pms, wherein a vm assigned to a pm has an equal or lower resource demand for each dimension compared to a remaining resource capacity for each respective dimension of the pm; (d) determining whether all unassigned vms have been assigned to a pm in the set of activated pms; and (e) conditionally activating one or more pms when all unassigned vms have not been assigned to a pm in the set of activated pms..
New Jersey Institute Of Technology

Virtual machine resource utilization in a data center

An embodiment of the disclosure provides a method, performed by a resource management server, for resource allocation in a virtualization environment. The resource management server includes a non-transient computer readable medium and a processor to execute computer executable instructions stored on the non-transient computer readable medium, so that when the instructions are executed, the resource management server performs the method of: (a) determining an average service rate for each virtual machine (vm) pool running an application; (b) predicting a workload of the application; (c) determining a set of collaborative vms to serve the application in order to satisfy a service level requirement, the set of collaborative vms comprising a number of selected vms from the vm pools running the application; and (d) distributing incoming application requests of the application among the vms in the set of collaborative vms..
New Jersey Institute Of Technology

Method and tenant-aware storage sharing platform

A tenant-aware storage-sharing engine (taste) (225) is described. The taste (225) may include storage (510) for information about a set of available storage devices (705, 710) at a data center (105).
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Flexible modular hierarchical adaptively controlled electronic-system cooling and energy harvesting for ic chip packaging, printed circuit boards, subsystems, cages, racks, it rooms, and data centers using quantum and classical thermoelectric materials

A system for adaptive cooling and energy harvesting comprising at least one thermoelectric device capable of acting as a thermoelectric cooler and as a thermoelectric generator, a hierarchical multiple-level control system, and electronics controlled by the control system and connected to the thermoelectric device. The electronics selectively configure the thermoelectric device in at least in a thermoelectric cooler operating mode and in a thermoelectric generation operating mode.

Testing mobile devices

A data center rack includes a housing, at least one wireless access point (ap) mounted within the housing and wirelessly connectable to a network switch external to the housing, and at least one tray including a plurality of mobile device power connections to provide power to a plurality of mobile devices.. .
Google Inc.

Hybrid cloud deployment for hybrid unified communications

A hybrid unified communications (uc) cloud system includes a global uc virtual data center and a plurality of regional uc virtual data centers (vdcs). Each regional vdc includes a regional system manager that manages a set of regional uc resources.
Shoretel, Inc.

Electrical socket device including at least one locking and unlocking element

Some embodiments relate generally to the field of electrical installations. In particular, some embodiments relate to an electrical socket device including at least one mechanism for locking and unlocking a corresponding electrical plug.
Legrand France

Method and the protection of documents and data center identifiable information that includes malware/ransomware protection and long term storage

A method and apparatus useful to sequester sensitive identifiable data from the data associated therewith and store this sensitive data in a shielded limited access structure while the associated data is periodically processed in a data center while concurrently scanned for potential malware/ransomware script. Once thus cleaned the data processed in the data center is then converted to a read only form and as thus converted brought to the limited access structure where it is screened once again for script tags and if none are found is then merged with the corresponding identifiable data to be printed and mailed.

Remote life science laboratories and storage facilities

An automated life science laboratory or a storage facility for biological specimens may be located together with or in close proximity to a data center. The location of the data center, the automated life science laboratory, and the storage facility may be a location in which land and/or electricity are less expensive than locations where the biological specimens are collected.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and device for controlling operational state of data center

The present disclosure provides a method and a device for controlling an operation state of a data center. The method includes: calculating operating parameters at an optimal operation state point of the data center in a current outdoor environment condition via an operation state model of the data center according to service requirements of an it equipment side and tolerable conditions of indoor environment; sending the operating parameters at the optimal operation state point of the data center to the data center, such that the data center operates according to the operating parameters at the optimal operation state point of the data center..
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Infrastructure control fabric system and method

A data center infrastructure management (dcim) system having an infrastructure control fabric (ice) subsystem integrated into at least one infrastructure device in a data center, for enabling independent infrastructure devices to communicate independently with the dcim and to be controlled by the icf subsystem.. .
Avocent Huntsville, Llc

High voltage direct current power generator for computer server data centers

Some embodiments include a high voltage direct current (hvdc) power generator system for information technology (it) racks. The hvdc power generator system can include a three-phase alternating current (ac) transformer having a primary winding and a plurality of secondary windings.
Facebook, Inc.

Multicast traffic management in an overlay network

The use of network virtualization using overlays over layer 3 (nvo3) is a growing trend to address networking issues in data centers that make use of virtualization and cloud computing techniques. Additional considerations may be required to support application-specific multicast traffic in such overlay networks.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

System and methods for load placement in data centers

A system for operating information handling systems forming a network including a plurality of switches is provided. The system includes an open flow controller coupled to each of the plurality of switches; a plurality of links, each link configured to transmit data packets between two switches from the plurality of switches; wherein: the open flow controller is configured to determine a traffic flow across each of the plurality of links; and each one of the plurality of switches is configured to re-route a data packet when the traffic flow in a link associated to the switch exceeds a threshold.
Dell Products L.p.

Data center powered by a hybrid generator system

An unmanned aerial vehicle includes at least one rotor motor configured to drive at least one propeller to rotate. The unmanned aerial vehicle includes a data center including a processor; a data storage component; and a wireless communications component.
Top Flight Technologies

System and providing computer resources

A data center system can include a mobile support structure; one or more enclosures for removable electronic equipment where the enclosures are housed by the support structure; a cooling system in fluid communication with the enclosures for cooling of the electronic equipment where the cooling system is housed by the support structure; and a power system operably connected to the electronic equipment and the cooling system for supplying power thereto where the power system comprises a generator housed by the support system. Other embodiments are disclosed..
Baselayer Technology, Llc

Shared service access for multi-tenancy in a data center fabric

Aspects of the embodiments include receiving a packet at a network element of a packet-switched network; identifying a presence of a shared service destination address in a header of the packet; identifying a shared service destination address for the packet based, at least in part, on a destination internet protocol (ip) address stored in a forward information base; and forwarding the packet to the shared service destination address.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Passive optical-based data center networks

A data centre network, comprises a first group of optical ports for connection to respective servers of a first group of servers; a second group of optical ports for connection to respective servers of a second group of servers; a first lower passive optical routing element arranged to route optical communication signals between the first group of optical ports and a first lower optical communication path; a second lower passive optical routing element arranged to route optical communication signals between the second group of optical ports and a second lower optical communication path; an upper passive optical routing element arranged to: (i) route optical communication signals between the first lower optical communication path and an upper optical communication path, and (ii) route optical communication signals between the second lower optical communication path and the upper optical communication path.. .
University Of Leeds

Virtual hybrid texture mapping

A gaming device is configured to provide virtual hybrid texture mapping, which provides a type of virtual placeholder that can be filled in using cloud computing resources. The virtual placeholders are filled in to create more detailed textures whose calculated are offloaded to a cloud computing service provider data center's cluster..
Vmware, Inc.

Testing and benchmarking for enterprise data centers

In some embodiments, a system for testing performance of a virtualization environment comprises host machines, wherein each of the host machines comprises a hypervisor, one or more user virtual machines (uvms) and a virtual machine controller, and one or more virtual disks comprising a plurality of storage devices. The one or more virtual disks may be accessible by the virtual machine controllers, and the virtual machine controllers conduct i/o transactions with the one or more virtual disks.
Nutanix, Inc.

Dropped ceiling system cooling prediction

In one embodiment, there is provided a computer-implemented method for evaluating ceiling plenum airflow patterns and cooling performance of equipment in a data center. The method includes receiving data related to equipment in the data center, receiving data related to the ceiling plenum, determining first parameters related to airflow and to pressure in the ceiling plenum using a first airflow model, determining second parameters related to airflow through a plurality of equipment racks and to pressure across the plurality of equipment racks using a second airflow model distinct from the first airflow model, determining a coupling relationship between airflow through the equipment racks and airflow into the ceiling plenum, adjusting the first parameters based on at least the second parameters and the coupling relationship, determining a sufficiency of airflow through the equipment racks, and storing, on a storage device, an indication of the sufficiency of airflow through the equipment racks..
Schneider Electric It Corporation

Data center intelligent control and optimization

Systems and methods of monitoring, analyzing, optimizing and controlling data centers and data center operations are disclosed. The system includes data collection and storage hardware and software for harvesting operational data from data center assets and operations.
Baselayer Technology, Llc

Method and system for processing tasks in a cloud service

There are provided a method and a system for processing tasks in a cloud service. The method comprises: receiving, by the first controlling electronic device, a first task; determining whether at least one server within a plurality of servers of the first data center being available for performing the first task; responsive to the at least one server within the plurality of servers of the first data center being available for performing the first task, assigning the first task to said at least one available server; responsive to none server within the plurality of servers of the first data center being available for performing the first task, transmitting said first task to at least one cross-datacenter storing device, the at least one cross-datacenter storing device is configured to transmit the first task to the second controlling electronic device responsive to receiving a request from the second controlling electronic device..

Using activities to manage multi-tenant firewall configuration

A novel method for managing firewall configuration of a software defined data center is provided. Such a firewall configuration is divided into multiple sections that each contains a set of firewall rules.

Publication of firewall configuration

A novel method for distributing firewall configuration of a software defined data center is provided. The network manager of the data center receives update requests from tenants of the data center and correspondingly generates update fragments and delivers the generated update fragment to local control planes controlling the enforcing devices.

Fast ordering of firewall sections and rules

A novel method for managing firewall configuration of a software defined data center is provided. Such a firewall configuration is divided into multiple sections that each contains a set of firewall rules.

Multi gtm based routing to avoid latencies

A method and system provides improved routing efficiency for users of a data management system. The data management system includes a plurality of global traffic managers, local traffic managers, and data centers that store user data.

Arbitration method, apparatus, and system used in active-active data centers

An arbitration method, apparatus, and system, relates to the field of computer technologies, where the arbitration method, executed by a first data center, includes viewing a preset arbitration policy when determining that communication between the first data center and a second data center is interrupted, and an arbitration device cannot perform arbitration, and continuing providing a service when determining, according to the arbitration policy, that the first data center is a preferred data center, or stopping providing the service when determining, according to the preset arbitration policy, that the first data center is not the preferred data center, where the first data center and the second data center are active-active data centers. Hence, the arbitration method, apparatus, and system solve a problem of a service interruption caused by a fault of the arbitration device, therefore an uninterrupted service is provided for a user..

Methods and scalable metrics gathering from secure data centers

A method for integrating a new secure datacenter into a data storage network is provided. The method detects, by an accessible datacenter connected to the data storage network, the new secure datacenter connected to the data storage network, wherein the new secure datacenter includes a high security level that prevents user access, and wherein the accessible datacenter includes a decreased security level that permits user access; expands a storage layer in the accessible datacenter, by increasing available storage hardware of the accessible datacenter; connects a data pipeline from the new secure datacenter to the storage layer in the accessible datacenter, wherein the data pipeline comprises dedicated servers configured to buffer data, orchestrate a cluster of servers, and push data from the new secure datacenter to the accessible datacenter; and provides end user access to the storage layer..

Searching for information relating to virtualization environments

In one embodiment, a method may comprise receiving a query to search for one or more entities of the data center, the query including one or more query tokens. The method may then identify one or more entity-type nodes corresponding to the query, and rank the entity-type nodes based on a score determined for each of the identified entity-type nodes.

Cabinet level controller with asset management

Various embodiments for managing assets in a data center device rack include: establishing a data connection between a cabinet level controller and at least one primary power distribution unit (pdu); using a first electrical outlet on the primary pdu to establish an electrical connection between the primary pdu an electrical asset in a data center equipment rack; using a first asset interface connector on the cabinet level controller to establish a data connection between the cabinet level controller and the electrical asset in the data center equipment rack, the first electrical outlet and the first asset interface connector being in horizontal alignment; using a router integrated into the cabinet level controller to connect the cabinet level controller to a wide area internet protocol (ip) network; and using the router to establish a single ip address corresponding to a plurality of electrical assets in the data center equipment rack.. .

System for virtual machine risk monitoring

A virtual machine may allow execution of applications decoupled from physical hardware. The virtual machine may be executed by the physical hardware in a data center.

Monitoring of virtual machines in a data center

The present disclosure relates to a method for monitoring virtual machines in a data center, to a computer program for executing the method, to a monitoring control unit for monitoring virtual machines in a data center, as well as to a data center comprising the monitoring control unit. The method comprises: receiving (s502) a request to monitor a target virtual machine executing on a target computing unit hosted in the data center; identifying (s504) a current allocation of one or more virtual machines to one or more computing units hosted in the data center; determining (s506) an enhanced allocation of the one or more virtual machines to one or more computing units hosted in the data center, the enhanced allocation reducing a load imposed on the target computing unit compared to the load imposed on the target computing unit under the current allocation; migrating (s508) the one or more virtual machines so as to reallocate the one or more virtual machines from the current allocation to the enhanced allocation; and monitoring (s510) the target virtual machine upon completion of the migration of the one or more virtual machines..

Distributed control of a modular switching system

A large-scale switching system deployed as a global network or a large-scale data center includes a large number of access nodes (edge nodes) interconnected through optical or electronic rotators. The rotators are logically arranged in a matrix and each access node has a channel to each rotator in a respective row and a channel from each rotator of a respective column of the matrix.

Data center system

A data center system includes: at least two data center subsystems interconnected through a layer-2 network, each of the data center subsystems comprising a plurality of hosts, a plurality of layer-2 switches connected with the plurality of hosts, a firewall group connected with the layer-2 switches, and a layer-2 extension device connected with the layer-2 switches; wherein the firewall groups of the at least two data center subsystems are configured to transmit synchronization information to each other through a synchronization channel in a first virtual local area network; wherein the layer-2 extension devices of the at least two data center subsystems are configured to transmit service information through a service channel in a second virtual local area network; and wherein the first virtual local area network and the second virtual local area network are implemented in the layer-2 network.. .
Hillstone Networks, Corp.

Method and system for provisioning computing resources

A method, computer-readable medium, and system for provisioning computing resources across multiple cloud providers and/or data centers are disclosed. A graphical user interface is used to select a plurality of computing resources and at least one cloud provider and/or at least one data center for providing the plurality of computing resources.
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Frequency-domain analysis of data-center operational and performance metrics

The current document is directed to methods and systems for frequency-domain analysis of operational and performance metric values and other data generated and collected within computer systems, including large distributed computer systems and virtualized data centers. In one implementation, each set of time-ordered values for each metric in a set of metrics is partitioned into time intervals, transformed from the time domain to the frequency domain, and aligned to generate a metric surface in a frequency-time-amplitude space.
Vmware, Inc.

Endpoint data centers of different tenancy sets

An endpoint broker to provide application launch endpoints from multiple data centers having different tenancy sets. Upon accessing a request for an application launch endpoint connection for a user, the broker selects a data center, from amongst multiple data centers that have different tenancy sets, that is to provide an endpoint in satisfaction of the request.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and disaster recovery of cloud applications

Cloud computing is continuously growing as a business model for hosting information and communications technology applications. While the on-demand resource consumption and faster deployment time make this model appealing for the enterprise, other concerns arise regarding the quality of service offered by the cloud.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Server information handling system indicator light management

Server information handling system led indication lights and other illumination devices are selectively illuminated based upon override configuration settings pushed down from a data center administrative tool. A chassis management controller that manages a blade or rack with plural server information handling systems overrides indication light illumination at blade or rack components, such as power supply and i/o modules.
Dell Products L.p.

User save data migration based on location information

Methods and systems for assigning a data center in a second geo location for migrating data in anticipation of receiving a request from a user account from the second geo location includes receiving an indication of a change in geo location of a user from a first geo location to the second geo location. Save data for the user is identified at the first geo location.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Data center and control data center

A data center includes: a liquid immersion tank that holds an information processing apparatus in a cooling liquid; a cooling apparatus that cools a pipe exposed to outside air and through which the cooling liquid flows from the liquid immersion tank; and a pump apparatus that delivers the cooling liquid from the cooling apparatus to the liquid immersion tank.. .

Cooling electronic devices in a data center

A data center cooling system includes a modular heat sink and a working fluid. The modular heat sink includes an evaporator configured to thermally contact a heat-generating electronic device to receive heat from the data center heat-generating electronic device; a condenser coupled to the evaporator and configured to transfer the heat from the heat-generating electronic device into a cooling fluid; and a plurality of transport tubes that fluidly couple the evaporator and the condenser, at least one of the plurality of transport tubes including an open end positioned in the evaporator and a closed end positioned in the condenser.

System and playing licensed music based on bluetooth communication cross-reference to related application

A system for playing licensed music based on bluetooth communication includes a smart device and a bluetooth playing device. The smart device accesses as online data center via a network.



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