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new patent 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.


new patent 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.


new patent 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.


new patent 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.


new patent 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


new patent 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.

Method and provisioning of resources to support applications and their varying demands

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for allowing efficient allocation of data center resources in a virtualized data center. In one step, network information is obtained from a network using an application resource broker (arb).

Data center topology having multiple classes of reliability

Techniques and architectures may be used to generate data center network topologies that use less reliable and less expensive links mixed with links of higher reliability. Such topologies may be categorized into reliability classes, where each class corresponds to a bound(s) on reliability of paths that include the links.

Computer device and configuration and management computer device

According to the computer device and the configuration and management method of a computer device that are provided in the embodiments of the present invention, an smm and a cpu are controlled to connect to a pcie switch at different stages of system startup, so that management of a pcie device does not rely on involvement of the cpu of the computer device. In this way, the pcie device can be configured and managed without involvement of an operating system of the computer device, and cpu resources are saved.

Process migration in data center networks

There is provided a method and system for process migration in a data center network. The method includes selecting processes to be migrated from a number of overloaded servers within a data center network based on an overload status of each overloaded server.

Fault analysis method and apparatus based on data center

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a fault analysis method based on a data center. The method includes obtaining a topology structure diagram, where nodes in the topology structure diagram include component devices of the data center and a virtual machine running on the data center.

System for monitoring beer kegs

The monitoring system includes a system for indentifying the beer keg to a user which fills the keg and for identifying the date on which the beer keg is filled. A sensor system is attachable to or built into the beer keg, including at least one of the following sensors: a temperature sensor for the beer, a volume sensor for the beer present in the keg and a location sensor for the keg.

Method for decreasing air leakage between adjacent elements in a data center

A method of at least partially filling a gap between adjacent elements in a data center having a hot aisle and a cold aisle to decrease air leakage between the hot aisle and the cold aisle through the gap is provided. The method includes providing a gap filler having a compressible material and an outer layer having an outer surface and an inner surface.
Technoguard Inc.

Mobility of application services in a distributed computing system

The disclosure is directed to moving an application, e.g., a messenger service in a social networking application, to various locations in a distributed computing system, e.g., to improve an efficiency of the application. For example, the application can be moved to a data center that is closer to a location of a user to decrease a latency associated with accessing the application.
Facebook, Inc.

Data security for content delivery networks

Various embodiments implement a secure content distribution architecture involving a content delivery network (cdn). A web server system can encrypt a content file and store the encrypted content file in an origin data center.
Facebook, Inc.

Specifying a highly-resilient system in a disaggregated compute environment

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

Specifying a disaggregated compute system

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

Congestion-aware load balancing in data center networks

Example methods are provided for a first switch to perform congestion-aware load balancing in a data center network. The method may comprise: receiving probe packets from multiple next-hop second switches that connect the first switch with a third switch via multiple paths.
Nicira, Inc.

Virtual tunnel endpoints for congestion-aware load balancing

Example methods are provided for a source virtual tunnel endpoint (vtep) to perform congestion-aware load balancing in a data center network. The method may comprise the source vtep learning congestion state information associated with multiple paths provided by respective multiple intermediate switches connecting the source vtep with a destination vtep.
Nicira, Inc.

Dynamically provisioning and scaling graphic processing units for data analytic workloads in a hardware cloud

Server resources in a data center are disaggregated into shared server resource pools, including a graphics processing unit (gpu) pool. Servers are constructed dynamically, on-demand and based on workload requirements, by allocating from these resource pools.
International Business Machines Corporation

Package security device

A package security device senses delivery person's terminal device (or called mobile computer), triggers a camera to monitor the delivered package. When an unknown animal or a person approaches to the package, it captures and stores images, and generates warning sounds.

Method and system that extends a private data center to encompass infrastructure allocated from a remote cloud-computing facility

The current document is directed to methods and systems that extend cloud-management-facility management from a private data center to infrastructure provided by a remote cloud-computing facility. A remote cloud-management-facility agent is installed within the remote cloud-computing facility to mediate exchange of control and information messages between the cloud-management facility within the private data center and virtual machines executing within the remote cloud-computing facility.
Vmware, Inc.

Method for optimal vm selection for multi data center virtual network function deployment

Example implementations involve a mechanism based on inter virtual machine (vm) communication to detect latency between vms (latency detection protocol) and peer nodes. The mechanism is used to optimize inter vm communication, by selecting a vm closest to the source; and also it is used to anchor an external connection to a vm which is closer to the external peer network function..
Affirmed Networks Communications Technologies, Inc.

Data center geothermal cooling

A geothermal system is disclosed for cooling a plurality of computer processing devices which includes a first heat exchanger in thermal communication with a plurality of computer processing devices, wherein the first heat exchanger includes a heat absorbing fluid structured to receive heat from the plurality of computer processing devices. The geothermal system further includes a chiller in selective flow communication with the first heat exchanger, wherein the chiller is structured to selectively receive at least a portion of the heat absorbing fluid.

Optical loop enhanced optical modulators

External modulators, variable optical attenuators, optical gates, etc. Employing mach-zehnder interferometers (mzis) are a common structure within photonic integrated circuits and solutions for addressing the ever increasing demands for larger bandwidth and higher capacity in telecommunication and datacom networks.

Computer room, data center, and data center system

A data center system includes an infrastructure unit including a public area and a bridge area and at least one computer room. The computer room is disposed along an extending direction of the bridge area, and a length of the bridge area is matched with a length of computer rooms arranged along the bridge area, so that a number of computer rooms may be increased according to the needs.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Model driven process for automated deployment of domain 2.0 virtualized services and applications on cloud infrastructure

A model-driven system automatically deploys a virtualized service, including multiple service components, on a distributed cloud infrastructure. A master service orchestrator causes a cloud platform orchestrator to retrieve a cloud services archive file, extract a cloud resource configuration template and create cloud resources at appropriate data centers as specified.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Client communications in multi-tenant data center networks

The present subject matter relates to client communication in multi-tenant data center networks. In an example implementation, a unicast packet comprises a status indicative of one of a forwarding table-match and a forwarding table-miss at a source tunnel end-point (tep) in a multi-tenant data center network..
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Indirect vxlan bridging

A method for transmitting mac frames between hosts/remote machines and virtual machines across network elements (e.g., switches, routers, and multilayer switches) that conventionally do not hold capacity to address vxlan encapsulation to any and all possible destination vteps within expanding data centers. More specifically, the method permits a network element the functionality of retaining vxlan encapsulation table entries corresponding to vteps on top of rack (tor) switches versus to vteps on hosts that reside under those tor switches.
Arista Networks, Inc.

Managing physical network cross-connects in a datacenter

A datacenter is represented by a datacenter model including instances of data object instances that represent ports of endpoints, intermediate ports of network components, and cross-connects between ports. In response to receiving specification of a source and destination endpoint, a computer system identifies a path through the data center according to the datacenter model.
Console Connect Inc.

Mass mac withdrawal for evpn-dci using virtual esi

The techniques described are directed to providing mass withdrawal of media access control (mac) routes for network devices in an ethernet virtual private network data center interconnect (evpn dci). Mac routes to reach the learned mac addresses are stored in routing tables with corresponding top-of-rack ethernet segment identifier (tor-esi) values that represent the ethernet segments from where the mac addresses were learned.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Failure handling for active-standby redundancy in evpn data center interconnect

Techniques are described for avoiding traffic black-holing in a multi-homed ethernet virtual private networks (evpns) in which a customer device (ce) is multi-homed to a plurality of multi-homing provider edge devices (pes) via respective links of an ethernet segment. An overlay network is created over the ethernet segment, and the multi-homing pes of the evpn are configured with a common anycast ip address for respective virtual network interfaces.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Methods and systems to improve correlation between overlay and underlay networks in data centers

This disclosure relates generally to data centers and more particularly to methods and systems for improving correlation between overlay networks and underlay networks in data centers. In one embodiment, the method includes obtaining control information from a first network and control information of a second network of the plurality of networks, and correlating the control information of the first network and the second network to generate a relationship matrix.
Wipro Limited

Resilient virtual optical switches over less reliable optical networks

In one or more embodiments, one or more systems of a physical optical network that may implement and/or manage a virtual optical network (von) that interconnects multiple data centers. Virtual nodes based the multiple data centers to be interconnected may be determined, and each of the virtual nodes may be mapped to at least two physical nodes of the physical optical network.
Fujitsu Limited

System and providing high availability data

An embodiment relates to a computer-implemented data processing system and method for storing a data set at a plurality of data centers. The data centers and hosts within the data centers may, for example, be organized according to a multi-tiered ring arrangement.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Workload behavior modeling and prediction for data center adaptation

Examples may include techniques to a indicate behavior of a data center. A data center is monitored to collect operating information and one or more models to represent behavior of the data center are built based on the collected operating information.
Intel Corporation

Systems and methods for disaster recovery using a cloud-based data center

A cloud-based disaster recovery service solution is provided. The disaster recovery provides cloud-based backup services that maintain local and off-site backups that may be activated on demand for backup purposes, or for full-site disaster recovery.
Acronis International Gmbh

System and load estimation of virtual machines in a cloud environment and serving node

The application discloses a load evaluation system for virtual machines in a cloud environment, comprising: a monitored data collecting module which is configured to collect monitored data from one or more virtual machines in a cloud data center; a monitored data processing module which is coupled with the monitored data collecting module and is configured to: perform aggregated grouping on the monitored data by using a first kmeans algorithm for each of the one or more virtual machines, each group having a center point coordinate, and calculate a performance characteristic of each virtual machine of the one or more virtual machines according to the grouping and the center point coordinates of individual groups, i.e., a first characteristic value; perform aggregated grouping on the one or more virtual machines using a second kmeans algorithm based on the first characteristic value of each virtual machine, thus determining the characteristic type and performance load value of each virtual machine of the one or more virtual machines. The application also discloses a load evaluation method for virtual machines in a cloud environment as well as a service node..
China Unionpay Co., Ltd.

Method, system, and preventing tromboning in inter-subnet traffic within data center architectures

The disclosed computer-implemented method for preventing tromboning in inter-subnet traffic within data center architectures may include (1) detecting, at a leaf node of a data center, a route advertisement that advertises a route to a spine node of another data center that interfaces with the data center, (2) identifying, at the leaf node, an ip identifier of the spine node included in the route advertisement, (3) determining, at the leaf node, that the route corresponds to the spine node based at least in part on the ip identifier identified in the route advertisement, and then in response to determining that the route corresponds to the spine node, (4) rejecting the route to the spine node at the leaf node such that the leaf node does not learn the route to the spine node. Various other methods, systems, and apparatuses are also disclosed..
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Virtual data center resource mapping

A virtual data center resource mapping method and device. The method includes: s202: receiving a vdc resource request, where the vdc resource request carries a virtual machine distribution identifier, and the virtual machine distribution identifier is used to indicate a maximum quantity k of virtual machines that can be borne by a single physical server; s204: selecting, from an unmapped virtual machine set q in the vdc resource request, m virtual machines to form a partition p; s206: selecting a target physical server that can provide a physical resource required by the partition p, and mapping the partition p to the target physical server; and s208: removing, from the set q, the m virtual machines on which resource mapping has been performed, and repeatedly performing steps 204, 206 and 208 until no virtual machine on which resource mapping has not been performed exists in the set q..
University Of Electronic Science And Technology Of China

Anomalous usage of resources by a process in a software defined data center

The present disclosure is related to systems and methods for analysis of anomalous usage of a resource. An example system can include a plurality of virtual computing instances (vcis) deployed in a software defined data center and a respective monitoring agent associated with each of the plurality of vcis.
Vmware, Inc.

Electronic equipment data center and server co-location facility configurations and using the same

Described herein is an integrated data center that provides for efficient cooling, as well as efficient wire routing, and in particular a configuration in which electronic equipment cabinets are arranged in rows within thermal compartments where the cabinets may be rolled in and out of place as required and a frame supports thermal shields of the thermal compartment.. .
Switch, Ltd.

Computer data center cooling and electricity generation using recovered heat

Using various embodiments, methods and systems for cooling a data center using recovered thermal energy are described. In one embodiment, a data center cooling system comprises a first channel conveying a cooling fluid received from an outlet of a ventilation system of the computer data center at a first temperature, a second channel conveying the cooling fluid provided into an inlet of the ventilation system to cool the data center at a second temperature, and a heat transfer subsystem (hts) configured to operate in an organic rankine cycle (orc) or a gas compression cycle (gcc) to change the temperature of the cooling fluid from the first temperature to the second temperature.

Architecture for interconnected set-top boxes

An interconnected architecture for set-top boxes (stbs) configured to facilitate media streaming in a network environment. In one embodiment, a data center associated with the network environment includes a control plane manager operative to receive and process media requests from a plurality of subscriber devices, each subscriber device comprising at least a media renderer and a user interface operative with a virtual stb hosted at the data center.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Local enforcement of computer resource quotas

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for locally enforcing quotas on resources within a computing environment (e.g., a data center, a computing cluster) that includes multiple brokers, gateway servers, or other entities that control access to the resource(s). Instead of using global access statistics provided by all gateways, each server individually allows or denies requested access to a resource based on whether the requesting client has already exceeded its quota (or would exceed its quota if the request is approved).
Linkedin Corporation

Client identification for enforcing computer resource quotas

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for identifying clients or consumers of one or more controlled resources within a computing environment (e.g., a data center, a computing cluster). The resources may be controlled via the enforcement of quotas, wherein different clients have different quotas for the controlled resource(s).
Linkedin Corporation

Visualization of computer resource quotas

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for visualizing quotas on resources within a computing environment (e.g., a data center, a computing cluster) that includes multiple brokers, gateway servers, or other entities that control access to the resource(s). Through a visualization interface, an operator of a quota system can set, change, and/or delete quotas on resources and/or sub-resources for any number of clients or consumers of the resources.
Linkedin Corporation

Method and system for using downgraded flash die for cache applications

A method and apparatus for using low-cost un-qualified dies suitable for an ssd cache application in an ssd cache are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention enable production of a cache-die ssd with sufficient data retention and endurance to meet demands of modern data centers while reducing infrastructure costs.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Methods and systems to determine container costs and attribute container costs to applications

Methods and system to calculate a total container cost of each container of a data center are described. Methods compute a direct container cost of each container running in the data center based on container resource utilization and a resource utilization rate of each resource of a host.
Vmware, Inc.

System and data backup using unmanned aerial vehicle (uav)

Disclosed are systems, methods and computer program products for performing data backup using an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav). An example method includes in response to detecting a data backup request from a user device, determining a geographic location of the user device and dispatching the uav to the geographic location; controlling the uav to obtain user data from the user device; and controlling the uav to navigate to a data center to back up the obtained user data onto a cloud storage..
Acronis International Gmbh

Method and replicating data across multiple data centers

A method, computing device and computer program product are provided according to an example embodiment in order to replicate data, and more particularly, to replicate data between data centers while ensuring data consistency, where all participating data centers have both read and write capabilities for the data stored among them. According to an example embodiment, a replication framework including a replication client and replicator service, may include processing circuitry configured to: receive at least one revised data element at the replication client; retrieve a first version identification of a first existing data element stored in a first data center corresponding to the revised data element; cause the revised data element to be stored at a first data center, replacing the corresponding first existing data element; generate a replication event including the revised data element and the version identification; and receive, at the replicator service, the replication event..
Change Healthcare Llc

On-demand profiling based on event streaming architecture

A system, apparatus, and methods are provided for managing on-demand profiling of one or more instances of a software application executing on a plurality of machines within one or more data centers. During operation, the system executes the one or more instances of the software application on the plurality of machines.
Linkedin Corporation

Systems and methods for configuring a power distribution unit

Methods, systems, and devices are described for configuration of multiple power distribution units (pdus) in an efficient manner. Power distribution units may be discovered on a network, and automatically configured according to a configuration defined for a particular location.
Server Technology, Inc.

Intermittently redistributing energy from multiple power grids in a data center context

A technique for using machine logic to configure power supply units in a data center including: (i) receiving cost information for multiple power grids that includes expected cost information for a time period; (ii) receiving usage information for multiple data center loads in a data center that includes expected electrical power usage for the data center loads; (iii) determining a target power information set, based, at least in part, on the cost information and the usage information, with the target power information set, for the time period, including a target power amount respectively corresponding to each power grid; and (iv) determining a power supply unit configuration scheme so that, when operating under the power supply unit configuration scheme, each power grid will supply, at least approximately, its respectively corresponding target power amount.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Managing cable connections and air flow in a data center

The electronic device includes a housing that surrounds one or more components of the device and has front, back, top and bottom sides. At least one port is located on at least one of the front and back sides of the housing and configured to receive an end plug of a network cable and communicatively coupled to the one or more components.
Dell Products L.p.

Atmospheric cooling of servers in a data center

A building for a data center (or server farm) includes a stack structure that interfaces with an environment and one or more housings coupled to a floor and the stack structure. Each of the housings includes one or more racks with a plurality of servers and each of the servers includes a computer fan capable of varying speed or reversing direction.
Excalibur Ip, Llc

Data movement among distributed data centers

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and an apparatus for data movement among distributed data centers in a peer network. The method comprises: reducing an amount of data to be moved by pre-processing the data; generating a torrent file for the data; distributing the torrent file to a peer data center, and in response to receiving a data request from the peer data center, transmitting a segment of the data to the peer data center.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Apparatus for sharing private video streams with first responders and operation

A video surveillance service shares image streams with first responder agencies in the event of emergency. Nominated agencies establish access credentials at the surveillance service data center.

Method for synchronizing virtual machine location information between data center gateways, gateway, and system

A method for synchronizing virtual machine location information between data center gateways, a gateway, and a system, where a second gateway of a second data center receives a first location update message from a first gateway of a first data center, where the first location update message notifies that location information of the first virtual machine is changed. The second gateway deletes, according to the first location update message, a media access control (mac) route of the first virtual machine saved in the second gateway, and the second gateway learns, from the first virtual machine to obtain current location information of the first virtual machine when the second gateway receives a packet destined for the first virtual machine and the second gateway does not save the mac route of the first virtual machine..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Autonomous distributed workload and infrastructure scheduling

Provided is a process of autonomous distributed workload and infrastructure scheduling based on physical telemetry data of a plurality of different data centers executing a plurality of different workload distributed applications on behalf of a plurality of different tenants.. .
Vapor Io Inc.

Gps and wireless integrated fleet management system and method

A fleet management system has a chauffeur or driver module and a communication and positioning module associated with each fleet vehicle, and a backend monitoring and control system located at a fleet data center in communication with each vehicle. The system monitors each trip automatically and generates time stamps at the start of a trip, a pick up location, a drop off location, and return of the vehicle to a garage at the end of a trip.
E-lantis Corporation

Automatic database filtering system utilizing robotic filters

A plurality of air data may be collected by a sensor within a data center. The plurality of air data is received by a processor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Automatic database filtering system utilizing robotic filters

A plurality of air data may be collected by a sensor within a data center. The plurality of air data is received by a processor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Inspection device for displacement sensor and inspection the same

An inspection device for displacement sensor includes a sequence data obtaining unit configured to obtain sequence data as an output value of the displacement sensor according to input continuously changing in a constant temporal gradient; a difference calculation unit configured to obtain a difference between a value at a certain point in the sequence data and a value at a point advancing from the point by a predetermined evaluation pitch to calculate difference sequence data; a moving average calculation unit—configured to obtain a moving average of a predetermined number of data centered at a certain point in the difference sequence data to calculate post-averaged sequence data; and a determining unit configured to determine that the displacement sensor is normal when an amplitude of an output value of the post-averaged sequence data is smaller than a determination threshold for amplitude.. .
Kyb Corporation

Deployable barrier for data center

Deployable barriers are reversibly deployed in a data center hall to partition the data center. The hall is partitioned into an operational area, where rack computer systems are installed, a non-operational area, and a staging area where support infrastructure is at least partially installed.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Data center relocation methods and apparatus

Methods and apparatus for supporting a data center relocation with regard to an access point are described. A primary gateway connection is established between the access point and a primary gateway in a first data center, and a secondary gateway connection is established between the access point and a secondary gateway in a second data center.
Luminate Wireless, Inc.

Provisioning of containers for virtualized applications

In a general aspect, a computer-implemented method can include receiving a request to provision a plurality of containers of an application across a plurality of data center hosts and iteratively placing the plurality of containers on the plurality of data center hosts. The containers can be selected for placement based on one of a locality constraint and an association with previously-placed containers.
Bladelogic, Inc.

Mechanism for management controllers to learn the control plane hierarchy in a data center environment

Mechanisms to enable management controllers to learn the control plane hierarchy in data center environments. The data center is configured in a physical hierarchy including multiple pods, racks, trays, and sleds and associated switches.
Lntel Corporation

Application service location and management system

A system for locating and managing application services according to one embodiment includes a location determination circuit configured to determine a physical location of an associated server; and a service location management (slm) agent associated with the server. The slm agent is configured to maintain a registry of service applications provided by the server and to transmit multicast messages over a data center network.
Intel Corporation

Methods and systems to optimize operating system license costs in a virtual data center

Methods and systems assist data center customer to plan virtual data center (“vdc”) configurations, create purchase recommendations to achieve either an expansion or contraction of a vdc, and optimize the data center cost. Methods generate recommendations on lower cost combinations of virtual machine (“vm”) guest os licenses, server computer hardware and vm software to optimize the costs are generated, generate data center customer plans for additional vms with quest os for a projected period of time, provide recommendations on lower cost combination of guest os licenses, server hardware, and vm software to optimize the cost.
Vmware, Inc.

Techniques for computing resource discovery and management

Examples are described for computing resource discovery and management for a system of configurable computing resources that may include disaggregate physical elements such as central processing units, storage devices, memory devices, network input/output devices or network switches. In some examples, these disaggregate physical elements may be located within one or more racks of a data center..
Intel Corporation

Power supply system and managing the same

A power supply system for a data center includes a cooling circuit, an electrochemical power generator, a sensor, and a processor. The cooling circuit includes a fluid configured to receive heat energy generated by a server located in the data center.
Elwha Llc

Secure migration of virtual machines from source to target and transfer of vm descriptor and keys between physical servers

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.

Opportunistic memory tuning for dynamic workloads

Technology relating to tuning for operating memory devices is disclosed. The technology includes a computing device that selectively configures operating parameters for at least one operating memory device based at least in part of performance characteristics for an application or other workload that the computing device has been requested to execute.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Parallel processing of data for an untrusted application

An untrusted application is received at a data center including one or more processing modules and providing a native processing environment. The untrusted application includes a data parallel pipeline.
Google Inc.

System and a managing multiple data centers

A method and apparatus of a device that automates a task over a network that includes a plurality of data centers is described. In an exemplary embodiment, the device receives state change information from a plurality of devices in the plurality of data centers.
Arista Networks, Inc.

Technologies for managing data center assets using unmanned aerial vehicles

Technologies for managing assets of a data center include a unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) communicatively coupled to a remote computing device. The uav is configured to navigate throughout a data center and capture data center mapping information during the navigation usable to generate a three-dimensional (3d) model of the data center.
Intel Corporation

Hub-and-spoke connection architecture

A system, may include a private cloud network operated by an operator for a client. The private cloud network may be connected to a public cloud network that operates a web platform and a plurality of groups of gateway devices.
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Remediating power loss at a server

Aspects extend to methods, systems, and computer program products for remediating power loss at a server. Aspects of the invention increase the likelihood of gracefully shutting down a server and associated components in a data center when mains power is lost for a specified amount of time (e.g., an amount of time beyond transition to generator power).
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Modular data center

Described are methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, relating to an air module and control thereof. An air module can include a controller, an air intake module configured to receive first air from a first air source and to receive second air from a second air source, a first cooling module in fluid communication with the air intake module, and a second cooling module in fluid communication with the first cooling module.
Baselayer Technology, Llc

Modular data center

A modular data machine room includes a data cabinet subsystem, a cooling subsystem and a power distribution subsystem. The data cabinet subsystem includes two columns of data cabinet groups, and each column of data cabinet group includes at least one data cabinet.
Zte Corporation

Fiber-based distributed data center architecture

Systems and methods use a fiber-based network to provide both network access services such as internet, television, phone, and wide area networking services as well as distributed data processing services. Distributed computing nodes are provided in broadband gateways at homes and other premises in a fiber-based network to realize a distributed data center architecture.
Bell Grid Corporation

Reclaiming free space in a storage system

One embodiment provides a method for reclaiming free space. The method comprises selecting a first blob for reclamation from a first data center; sending a first message to a second data center indicating the first blob is to be reclaimed; sending a second message to the second data center after reclaiming the first blob; receiving a global reclamation complete message from the second data center; reading at least one data set from the first blob; and storing in a write buffer the at least one data set for encoding into a erasure code group in an alternative blob in the first data center.
International Business Machines Corporation

Virtual data center environmental monitoring system

A virtual temperature monitoring system in a data center communicates with servers mounted in racks to receive internal temperature data generated by internal temperature sensors of the servers. The system derives a virtual sensor measurement of external temperatures external to the server, including a portion of a cold aisle that extends proximate to a rack in which the server is mounted, based upon a relationship between the received internal temperature sensors and the external environment.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Air and fluid cooling of a data center

An apparatus is provided herein. The apparatus includes a sensor module and a control module.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

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.

Method and system for deep stats inspection (dsi) based smart analytics for network/service function chaining

A method and system for deep stats inspection (dsi)-based smart analytics for service function chaining (sfc) in a virtualized network/service environment are described. Dsi assists the service function forwarder (sff) to analyze the path, routing, processing history, forecasted transit nodes and destination of packet-streams.
Zte Corporation (china) Zte Plaza

System and providing management network communication and control in a data center

An information handling system includes a host processing complex to instantiate a hosted processing environment, a managed element, and a management controller to manage the managed element out of band from the hosted processing environment. The management controller stores console information from a management console, where the management console directs the management controller to manage the managed element, and the management controller provides the console information to a mobile management device, where the mobile management device directs the management console to direct the management controller to manage the managed element based upon the console information..
Dell Products, Lp

Control device, control system, control method, and control program

A cloud controller performs, when an attack on a vm in any of data centers in a system is detected, setting of nat of a private ip address of a vm(a), for a boundary router of each data center other than a data center that the vm(a) belongs to, the vm(a) being a victim. Next, the cloud controller performs setting for a redirecting device in the same data center as the vm(a), such that the redirecting device redirects access from a user terminal to a host under a boundary router of any of the respective data centers other than the data center.
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

Air handling unit with a canopy thereover for use with a data center and using the same

Described herein is an air handling unit that includes canopies for compressor fans and exhaust fans located on a top thereof, which canopies provide for noise abatement and a canopy to assist in keeping precipitation out. The canopies further include louvers that can be controlled to provide for even further noise abatement and precipitation control..
Switch, Ltd.

Waterborne data center facility

Waterborne data center facility systems and methods comprising a purpose-built marine vessel, a pre-fabricated data center facility structure, a plurality of computer systems, a plurality of energy-efficient water-based heat exchange systems, a plurality of energy efficient closed loop cooling systems, a plurality of data center modules and a plurality of electrical power generators. Described systems and methods may be employed to quickly deploy an energy-efficient waterborne data center facility.
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.

Thermal containment system with integrated cooling unit for waterborne or land-based data centers

The thermal containment system generally includes an enclosure, a vertical enclosure, a cable management system, integrated cooling unit, a plurality of quick connect couples for the cooling unit, a plurality of vfd fans, a plurality of recessed wheels, a plurality of wireless sensors and a quick lock system for securing the thermal containment system. The thermal containment system may be employed to control air flow in the data center, isolating hot air expelled by a plurality of computer systems therein and conditioning the hot air with integrated cooling units that may be connected to a closed-loop cooling system.
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.

Integrated switch for dynamic orchestration of traffic

A network element within a data center comprises a switch adapted to receive a data packet, a server in communication with the switch, and a switching engine in the switch. The switching engine may be configured to modify policy header information in the data packet to direct the packet to the server.
International Business Machines Corporation

System for redundant power supply to a data center

There is described a circuit to supply electric power to n electrical panels. The circuit comprises n+1 blockbars, each one of the blockbars being for connection to an automatic transfer switch (ats) of a power source, each one of the blockbars being connected to at least two other ones of the n+1 blockbars via a segregating switchgear.

Massively parallel computer, accelerated computing clusters, and two-dimensional router and interconnection network for field programmable gate arrays, and applications

An embodiment of a massively parallel computing system comprising a plurality of processors, which may be subarranged into clusters of processors, and interconnected by means of a configurable directional 2d router for networks on chips (nocs) is disclosed. The system further comprises diverse high bandwidth external i/o devices and interfaces, which may include without limitation ethernet interfaces, and dynamic ram (dram) memories.
Gray Research Llc

Virtual machine allocation to hosts for data centers

An aspect of the disclosure includes a method, a system and a computer program product for determining allocation of virtual machines to computer servers. The method including generating a list of virtual machines (vms) instances configured to run on a network.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and intelligent data center power management and energy market disaster recovery

Systems and methods for intelligent data center power management and energy market disaster recovery comprised of data collection layer, infrastructure elements, application elements, power elements, virtual machine elements, analytics/automation/actions layer, analytics or predictive analytics engine, automation software, actions software, energy markets analysis layer and software and intelligent energy market analysis elements or software. Plurality of data centers employ the systems and methods comprised of a plurality of tier 2 data centers that may be running applications, virtual machines and physical computer systems to enable data center and application disaster recovery from utility energy market outages.
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.

Data center infrastructure management (dcim) system comprising predictive analytics

A data center infrastructure management (dcim) system comprising predictive analytics and methods for collecting data, analyzing data, optimizing infrastructure efficiency and automating management of data center infrastructure systems and components is disclosed. The dcim system comprising predictive analytics may generally comprise a dcim appliance or server, data collection hardware, database hardware, software for collecting data from a plurality of infrastructure systems, infrastructure components and wireless sensors, presentation client software, reporting software and an intelligent predictive analytics engine.
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.

Systems and methods for downloading and updating save data to a data center

Systems and methods for downloading and updating save data to a data center are described. Save data is downloaded from a cloud storage to the data center before play of a game to cache the save data in the data center.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Ingestible bolus for animals

An ingestible bolus for automatically monitoring location and physiological parameters including core temperature of ruminant animals. The location parameters are determined using magnetic field information and/or gps data sensed by the sensors in the bolus and communicated along with a unique id number and time stamp to a centralized location.
Wandering Shepherd Ltd

Method for managing a software-defined data center

A method for managing a software-defined data center is disclosed. The method involves implementing redundant cloud management stacks, processing duplicate application program interface (api) calls in parallel with the redundant cloud management stacks, and performing a data center operation corresponding to the processed duplicate api calls..
Vmware, Inc.

De-congesting data centers with wireless point-to-multipoint flyways

In one embodiment, a source top-of-rack (tor) switch may identify multiple destination tor switches from a group of tor switches to send data traffic to. The source tor switch may be connected to the group of tor switches via a base network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Network connecting a private network with a virtual private network

A networking method including receiving, at an edge router of a cloud data center, a virtual private cloud (“vpc”) network communication from a private network via a dedicated physical connection line to the edge router. The vpc network communication is forwarded to a gateway hardware group via a first connection using virtual extensible local area network (“vxlan”) technology.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Data center management using device identification over power-line

In one embodiment, a first device (e.g., a host device or power distribution unit) stores identification information of the first device, and determines, over a power connection, when the first device is in powered connectivity with a second device (e.g., a power distribution unit or host device, respectively). The first device may then communicate, with the second device over the power connection, identification information of at least one of either the first or second device, where the communicated identification information is accessible to a third device (e.g., a server) via a data network due to the communicating over the power connection.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Robust redundant-capable leak-resistant cooled enclosure wall

Disclosed is an enclosure wall assembly of a type which can be used to cool electronic equipment, the electronic equipment characterized by having a rail comprising a thermally conductive surface which is cooled by its installation into a cooled enclosure. The described enclosure wall comprises channels whose cooled surfaces can be cooled by coolant flowing through a coolant guide in thermal contact with each surface.
Adc Technologies Inc.

Systems and methods involving diagnostic monitoring, aggregation, classification, analysis and visual insights

Certain systems and methods herein are directed to features of diagnostic monitoring, accessing and/or improving data management, classification, analysis and data visualization of complex multi-channel parallel data streams. Parallel data streams can indexed and enhanced to high fidelity using any combination of inputs used from any source to analyze the efficiency of a building, configuration of machinery or a business process including aspects involving lot (the internet of things).
Reylabs Inc.

Automatic recommendations for deployments in a data center

A recommendation system for recommending a target feature value for a target feature for a target deployment is provided. The recommendation system, for each of a plurality of deployments, collects feature values for the features of that deployment.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Automated creation of test tenants for data center technical issue detection

A test tenant generation system comprises, in one example, a scheduling component configured to define a deployment schedule for deploying a plurality of test tenants, and a tenant deployment component configured to deploy the plurality of test tenants to a computing system based on the deployment schedule.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Automatic incorporation of vehicle data into documents captured at a vehicle using a mobile computing device

Documents related to delivery of loads shipped by trucking operators can be scanned or otherwise captured using mobile computing devices having document capture and/or document delivery functionality. Load related data can be manually input by drivers during the capture process.
Zonar Systems, Inc.

Predicting solid state drive reliability

Aspects extend to methods, systems, and computer program products for predicting solid state drive reliability. Aspects of the invention can be used to predict and/or to configure a data center to minimize one or more of: ssd capacity degradation (how much storage an ssd has left), ssd performance degradation (reduced read/write latency/throughput), and ssd failure.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Modular data center deployment data center vessels

A modular data center build method and system including prefabricated data center modules comprised of a plurality of racks, a plurality of rack- mounted computer systems, a door, electrical systems, cooling systems, power connections, water connections, video systems, biometric access system and a fire safety system. A steel beam structure may be employed to secure multiple vertical levels of a plurality of data center modules.
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.

Closed-loop cooling system and method

A water based closed loop cooling system employed to cool waterborne data center facility generally comprise a plurality of filtered water intake pipes, a plurality of filtered water exhaust pipes, a plurality of heat exchangers, a plurality of closed loop cooling systems or closed loop coolant distribution units that may use freshwater as a coolant, and a plurality of piping systems. The energy efficient water based closed loop cooling system and method described may use naturally occurring cold water as a heat sink in a plurality of heat exchange systems.
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.

Systems and providing a data security service

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for providing standards compliant encryption, storage, and retrieval of date are disclosed. In an embodiment, data is received at a first data center from a first device in connection with a service request, and encrypted to produce encrypted data.
Moneygram International, Inc.

Associating infrastructure assets in a data center

A data center infrastructure monitoring system and method that includes a plurality of geographically distributed data centers, each data center of the plurality of data centers having a plurality of physical infrastructure assets. A central monitoring center is communicatively coupled to one or more data centers of the plurality of data centers and configured to, in response to receiving, by a computing device, indications of a plurality of user inputs creating one or more graphical relationships between a plurality of icons depicting infrastructure assets in a data center, determine, by the computing device and based on the graphical relationships, hierarchical relationships between the infrastructure assets in the data center depicted by the icons, and store data indicative of the hierarchical relationships between the infrastructure assets..
Equinix, Inc.

Architecture for data center infrastructure monitoring

A central infrastructure monitoring system includes an asset configurator; and a plurality of data center infrastructure monitoring systems each associated with a respective data center of a plurality of geographically distributed data centers that include one or more physical infrastructure assets of a plurality of physical infrastructure assets for enabling system operation within the respective data center. The data center infrastructure monitoring systems are coupled to the central infrastructure monitoring system.
Equinix, Inc.

System and policy-based geolocation services for virtual servers

A method for automated policy-based localization of one or more virtual servers within a distributed network comprising a plurality of data centers includes the steps of: (i) receiving a policy, the policy defining at least one rule regarding localization of a virtual server within the network; (ii) storing the defined policy in a policy database; (iii) calculating, using a policy engine and the defined policy, a current policy score for a virtual server within the distributed network; (iv) optimizing, using a re-deployment engine and the defined policy, the calculated policy score for the virtual server by relocating the virtual server to a new data center within the distributed network; and (v) creating an alert, if the defined policy is violated by relocating the virtual server.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Defining conditional triggers for issuing data center asset information

A data center infrastructure monitoring system and method that includes a plurality of geographically distributed data centers, each having a plurality of physical infrastructure assets. A data center gateway system is communicatively coupled to one or more data centers of plurality of data centers and configured to receive data for configuring an alert specifying one or more data center assets to monitor for a primary alert event, an event type for the primary alert event, and a conditional trigger event upon which providing an alert notification for the primary alert event will he conditioned, store the data for configuring the alert, monitor, based on the stored data, the one or more infrastructure assets for the conditional trigger event and the primary alert event, and in response to detecting both the conditional trigger event and the primary alert event associated with the configured alert, providing the alert notification..
Equinix, Inc.

Determining power path for data center customers

A data center infrastructure monitoring system and method that includes a plurality of geographically distributed data centers, each data center comprising a plurality of physical infrastructure assets. A data center gateway system communicatively coupled to one or more data centers of the plurality of data centers is configured to receive a request from a customer of a data center of the plurality of data centers to display a real-time power path that shows a current flow of power through a plurality of assets of the data center, determine a subset of the plurality of assets of the data center that provide power to equipment of the customer of the data center, and output, for display, a graphical depiction of the real-time power path between the subset of the plurality of assets of the data center that provide power to equipment of the customer in the data center..
Equinix, Inc.

Waterborne data center facility and process that utilizes a closed-looped heat management system

A 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.

Data center cooling system

A data center cooling system utilizing natural elements in the environment includes a housing, a chimney, and a data center. The housing defines a cold air channel and a hot air channel separated by at least one separating piece.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Dynamically adapting to demand for server computing resources

Embodiments are described for dynamically responding to demand for server computing resources. The embodiments can monitor performance of each of multiple computing systems in a data center, identify a particular computing system of the multiple computing systems for allocation of additional computing power, determine availability of an additional power supply to allocate to the identified computing system, determine availability of a capacity on a power distribution line connected to the particular computing system to provide the additional power supply to the particular computing system, and allocate the additional computing power to the identified computing system as a function of the determined availability of the additional power supply and the determined availability of the capacity on the power distribution line.
Facebook, Inc.

App streaming, bidirectional linket, phone number for mobile deep links

An app store can have a multiuser streaming app. A thin front end appears on the user devices and the rest of the app instances run in virtual machines in a data center of the app store.

Method for migrating service of data center, apparatus, and system

A method for migrating a service of a data center is disclosed. When an active data center is faulty, a tunnel processing device disables a locally-saved tunnel entry of a server in the active data center.
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

Decentralized module-based dc data center

According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a distributed power system comprising a dc bus, at least one dc ups configured to provide dc power to the dc bus derived from at least one of input ac power and backup dc power such that a dc voltage on the dc bus is maintained at a nominal level, and at least one power module configured to monitor the dc voltage on the dc bus, to convert dc power from an energy storage device into regulated dc power, and to provide the regulated dc power to the dc bus in response to a determination that the dc voltage on the dc bus is less than a threshold level.. .
Schneider Electric It Corporation

Medication history information management device and method, registration terminal device and method, and program

The present technology relates to a medication history information management device and a method, a registration terminal device and a method, and a program that are designed to improve convenience of use while maintaining security. When there is a request for registration of a mobile terminal device, a data center associates an individual-based terminal id for identifying the mobile terminal device with a personal identification id for identifying the user, and records the individual-based terminal id.
Sony Corporation

System and a distributed replication lock for active-active geo-redundant systems

A computer implemented system and method for distributed replication locks. The method comprises receiving at a first data center of a plurality of data centers, a request to perform an operation on data associated with a user; creating a lock on all of the data centers in the plurality of data centers; performing the operation associated with the request on the user data; determining that the user data is replicated across all data centers of the plurality of data centers; and purging the lock when it is determined the operation is complete on all of the data centers in the plurality of data centers..
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.

Geographically-distributed file system using coordinated namespace replication over a wide area network

A cluster of nodes implements a single distributed file system comprises at least first and second data centers and a coordination engine process. The first data center may comprise first datanodes configured to store data blocks of client files, and first namenodes configured to update a state of a namespace of the cluster.
Wandisco, Inc.

Application programming interface testing services

Technologies and implementations for providing an application programming interface (api) testing services for transferring data center services. In some examples, multiple api calls used by a service at an origin data center are converted into respective test segments.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Dynamically adapting to demand for server computing resources

Embodiments are described for dynamically responding to demand for server computing resources. The embodiments can monitor performance of each of multiple computing systems in a data center, identify a particular computing system of the multiple computing systems for allocation of additional computing power, determine availability of an additional power supply to allocate to the identified computing system, and selectively enable or disable a turbo mode of processors associated with the computing devices..
Facebook, Inc.

Liquid-assisted bottom air cooling of electronic racks in data centers

An electronic rack includes a housing to contain one or more it components arranged in a stack, a first rack aisle formed on a first side of the one or more it components to direct cooler air received from the cooling unit upwardly, and a second rack aisle formed on a second side of the one or more it components to direct warmer air to the cooling unit downwardly. The electronic rack further includes a cooling unit having one or more cooling units disposed underneath the it components to receive first liquid from an external chiller system, to exchange heat carried by the warmer air using the first liquid to generate the cooler air, to transform the first liquid into a second liquid with a higher temperature, and to transmit the second liquid carrying the exchanged heat back to the external chiller system..

Caching service with client-enabled routing

Methods, systems, and computer-storage media for intelligently creating and using routing connections between on-premises servers within a client and nodes of a data center are provided. When routing connections being requested by the client are not presently established, a caching service within the data center is programmed to direct a client's cache request over available routing connections, thereby scaling out storage capacity across the data center.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Ranking system

One embodiment provides an apparatus. The apparatus includes ranker logic.
Intel Corporation

User verification

One or more computing devices, systems, and/or methods for verifying a user of a service are provided. That is, the service (e.g., a social network, an email service, a website, etc.) may attempt to verify that a user is an owner of an account with the service by sending a verification code to a device registered by the user with the service, such as through a text message.
Yahoo!, Inc.

Systems and methods for intelligent controls for optimal resource allocation for data center operations

Systems and methods are described herein are directed to determining optimal operating set points in sync with dynamic demand responsive to time-varying events in a data center. The method includes establishing, by a matrix module executing on a computing device, a data matrix of a first set of critical data based on resources in the data center representing dynamic demand, the dynamic demand responsive to the time-varying events in the data center.
Adeptdc Co.

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.

Vending data communications systems

Vending machine circuitry adapted to interface with vending machine electronics so as to provide data communications between a handheld device, preferably a wireless handheld device operated by a potential consumer, and the vending machine electronics, with the handheld device providing the network communications connectivity for transmitting and receiving information to and from remote data centers, data bases, and/or servers.. .
Videx, Inc.

Application-level live synchronization across computing platforms including synchronizing co-resident applications to disparate standby destinations and selectively synchronizing some applications and not others

An illustrative “live synchronization” feature creates and maintains a ready standby “synchronized application” that is available to take over as a failover solution for a “primary” application that operates in a production environment, but will do so on a different computing platform (e.g., physical server, virtual machine, container, etc.), and possibly on a differed kind of computing platform than, the primary. The illustrative system has specialized features and components for discovering and singling out each primary application and identifying and locating its disk image, e.g., vmdk file.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Continuously balancing multiple phases of a power grid

Intermittently re-distributing power from three phases of a power grid connected to power consuming components of a data center by configuring power supply units (psus) which are integrated into each enclosure, two psus per enclosure. The distribution is determined by machine logic to: (i) meet the predicted power requirements of the power consuming components of the data center, and (ii) the use of first phase, second phase and third phase electrical powers is at least approximately in balance..
International Business Machines Corporation

Hybrid cloud integration fabric and ontology for integration of data, applications, and information technology infrastructure

A method performed by a processor in a hybrid cloud environment, the method including: specifying at least one service provider zone associated with a resource or a service of a service provider, the service provider zone including a first management interface node corresponding to the service provider; specifying at least one data center zone associated with a set of services or resources located near one another, the data center zone including a second management interface node corresponding to the set of services or resources; receiving, by the first management interface node, information from the resource or service associated with the at least one service provider zone; translating, by the first management interface node, the information from the resource or service to a format understandable by the second interface node to create first-level translated information; and transmitting the first-level translated information from the first interface node to the second interface node.. .
Convergent Technology Advisors

System and aggregating communication and control of wireless end-points in a data center

A server rack, includes a first system and a second system. The first system includes a host processing complex and a first wireless management system that manages a managed element of the first system out of band from a hosted processing environment instantiated on the first system and that provides a first wireless connection beacon.
Dell Products, Lp



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