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Media distribution and management platform

Ustudio

Media distribution and management platform

Systems and methods for implementing computer security

Cloudpassage

Systems and methods for implementing computer security

Systems and methods for implementing computer security

International Business Machines

Obtaining additional data storage from another data storage system

Date/App# patent app List of recent Metadata-related patents
02/26/15
20150058935
 Out-of-path, content-addressed writes with untrusted clients patent thumbnailnew patent Out-of-path, content-addressed writes with untrusted clients
A method in data storage involves receiving at a metadata server from a client device a begin_write request identifying data to be written by hashes, consulting, by the metadata server a deduplication table to determine historical nature of the data determined to be written, determining that the data was never previously written, was previously written by another client, or was previously written but failed a verification, sending to the client device write locations with tokens for the data, starting an authentication timer, and authorizing the client device to write directly to the data server using the authentication tokens and the authenticated write locations, determining that the data was previously written by the same client, or that the data was previously written and passed the verification test, notifying the client of this circumstance, and receiving from the client device an end_write request.. .
Maginatics, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058907
 Peer-assisted video distribution patent thumbnailnew patent Peer-assisted video distribution
A solution for peer-assisted distribution of video content over a broadband network is disclosed. A video file is segmented into segments and segmentation metadata is generated.
Thomson Licensing
02/26/15
20150058892
 Method of processing egp metadata in network device and the network device for controlling the same patent thumbnailnew patent Method of processing egp metadata in network device and the network device for controlling the same
A method of processing epg metadata in a network according to one embodiment of the present invention includes the steps of performing a services discovery procedure utilizing multiple service discovery metadata components supplied by a service provider and processing an epg metadata. Moreover, the performing step includes the steps of receiving a master si table which locates in a master si table location in provisioning information, the provisioning information including multiple elements, an epg provider information element in the multiple elements having both a first delivery layer element and an epg data locator element, the first delivery layer element giving a type of delivery layer that is delivered by at least one of an epg metadata provider's epg data sources, receiving a virtual channel map table which locates in virtual channel map locations in the received master si table, receiving a virtual channel description table which locates in virtual channel description table locations in the received virtual channel map table, and receiving a source table which locates in source table locations in the received virtual channel description table..
Lg Electronics Inc.
02/26/15
20150058881
 System and  promoting marketable items patent thumbnailnew patent System and promoting marketable items
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor having a controller to receive from a media communication system metadata describing one or more marketable items depicted in a media program supplied by the media communication system, present images of the media program at a media presentation device without highlighting the one or more marketable items, present an icon at least at one of a remote controller managing operations of the media processor or the media presentation device to indicate a presence of the one or more marketable items in one or more of the images presented at the media presentation device, detect a selection of the icon, and highlight the one or more marketable items. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
02/26/15
20150058731
 Media distribution and management platform patent thumbnailnew patent Media distribution and management platform
An embodiment of the invention simplifies management of the “video lifecycle”. An embodiment includes one of more modules that streamline the video publishing process by abstracting technical steps such as video publishing, updating video, unpublishing video, retrieval or statistics concerning video, authorization to process video, validation of video, video metadata processing, video transcoding, and/or video transmission.
Ustudio, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058728
 Audio stream metadata integration and interaction patent thumbnailnew patent Audio stream metadata integration and interaction
A media interaction system for audio stream metadata integration and interaction with a communications device, an interface for receiving live or delayed audio from a plurality of user devices, and a storage subsystem coupled to the communications device and configured to buffer at least a configurable amount of live audio received from a user device via the interface. Upon receipt of a request from a user, the buffer is screened for metadata comprising contact information and, where contact information is located, an interaction between the user and another party is initiated using the communications device and the contact information..
Ms Technologies Corporation
02/26/15
20150058708
 Systems and methods of character dialog generation patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods of character dialog generation
Systems and methods of character dialog generation are provided. A face location for a person displayed within an image is detected.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058627
 Data driven schema for patient data exchange system patent thumbnailnew patent Data driven schema for patient data exchange system
A patient data exchange system comprises at least one device. Each of the devices implements an interface.
Medtronic, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058619
 Systems and methods for implementing computer security patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for implementing computer security
A security server transmits a specification of a first set of files and directories to a computing device for monitoring according to a security policy. Each of the files or directories in the first set is associated with the operating system of the computing device or associated with an application running on the computing device.
Cloudpassage, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058589
 Obtaining additional data storage from another data storage system patent thumbnailnew patent Obtaining additional data storage from another data storage system
A main data storage system has a main computer-implemented storage control and data storage, and a user interface, the main storage control in communication with a local computer-implemented storage control of a local data storage system with local data storage. In response to a request to increase data storage from the user interface, the main storage control determines whether the main data storage is out of space.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058580
new patent

Method and system for memory oversubscription for virtual machines


A method for oversubscribing a host memory of a host running a virtual machine monitor (vmm), comprising, examining a virtual machine (vm) memory for a vm for metadata associated with the vm memory, the metadata maintained by a guest os running on the vm, collecting the metadata for the vm memory, and managing the vm memory using the metadata for oversubscribing a host memory.. .
Google Inc.
02/26/15
20150058554
new patent

Systems, methods, and computer program products implementing hybrid file structures for data storage


Systems, methods, and computer program products implementing hybrid file structures for data storage are provided. One embodiment of a method performed in a computer-based storage system includes writing a file as data blocks in an array of storage devices.
Netapp, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058455
new patent

Apparatus and serving compressed content in a content delivery network


A content delivery network (cdn) edge server is provisioned to provide last mile acceleration of content to requesting end users. The cdn edge server fetches, compresses and caches content obtained from a content provider origin server, and serves that content in compressed form in response to receipt of an end user request for that content.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058448
new patent

Internet video streaming system


The present invention is an internet video streaming system. Users create video and upload the video to a remote computer system.
02/26/15
20150058439
new patent

Apparatus and caching of compressed content in a content delivery network


A content delivery network (cdn) edge server is provisioned to provide last mile acceleration of content to requesting end users. The cdn edge server fetches, compresses and caches content obtained from a content provider origin server, and serves that content in compressed form in response to receipt of an end user request for that content.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058383
new patent

Systems and methods for operating a flash memory file system


A flash memory file system including a plurality of flash modules. Each of the plurality of flash modules includes a respective cache memory, a respective flash memory, and a respective flash controller in communication with the respective cache memory and the respective flash memory.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058382
new patent

System and virtual machine conversion


System and method for conversion of virtual machine files without requiring copying of the virtual machine payload (data) from one location to another location. By eliminating this step, applicant's invention significantly enhances the efficiency of the conversion process.
Simplivity Corporation
02/26/15
20150058370
new patent

Method and validating multimedia data


An apparatus including: a communication interface for receiving a multimedia data item associating captured multimedia data with metadata; at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code; wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to: maintain reference metadata for a multimedia device (610); and receive the multimedia data item from the multimedia device (620). The apparatus is further caused to determine the associated metadata from the received multimedia data item (630); compare the associated metadata with the reference metadata to provide authenticity information (640); and validate the captured multimedia data based on the authenticity information (650)..
P2s Media Group Oy
02/26/15
20150058367
new patent

Method and system for preparing a playlist for an internet content provider


A computer implemented method is for generating a media playlist including a plurality of tracks to be played on a listener's mobile or stationary client device with internet radio capabilities, the client device intended to be connected to the internet. The method comprises: obtaining, as a listener's input into the listener's client device, a playlist definition; selecting, from a plurality of tracks, tracks meeting the playlist definition to form the playlist, wherein the playlist is formed by playlist entries that include track identifications referring to selected ones of the plurality of tracks; tracks present in a remote master media inventory, tracks present in an internet-based cloud memory environment, and tracks present in a local media content inventory of the listener's client device form the plurality of tracks; selecting tracks that meet the playlist definition includes comparing the playlist definition with entries for tracks in a metadata encyclopedia which includes metadata derived from a master metadata encyclopedia referring to the tracks present in the remote master media inventory and the tracks present in the cloud memory environment, and the local media content inventory kept in the local listener's client device; the metadata encyclopedia is kept locally in the client device; and each entry in the local metadata encyclopedia refers to a respective track and includes at least one track descriptor and at least one similarity data descriptor; and providing the playlist to the listener's client device for obtaining the tracks indicated on the playlist for playing the tracks in the playlist in an order defined in the playlist..
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America
02/26/15
20150058314
new patent

Systems, methods and computer program products for information management across disparate information systems


An information integration system may include a set of integration services embodied on one or more server machines in a computing environment. The set of integration services may include connectors communicatively connected to disparate information systems.
Open Text S.a.
02/26/15
20150058291
new patent

Log-structured storage device format


Embodiments of the disclosure provide techniques managing a log-structured solid state drive (ssd) format in a distributed storage system. Ssds in the distributed storage system maintains a journal of logical changes to storage objects to persist prepared and committed changes in the latency path.
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058286
new patent

Opening unsupported file types through remoting sessions


Viewing and editing operations on a file having an unsupported file type are enabled through a method of opening the file through a remoting session. The method includes the steps of issuing a request to open the file and metadata of the file, programmatically transmitting credentials of the user to a connection server to log the user into a virtual machine, and establishing a remoting session with the virtual machine to access the file for viewing and editing, the virtual machine opening the file based on the request to open the file and the metadata of the file..
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058266
new patent

Predictive analytics factory


Apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for a predictive analytics factory. A function generator module is configured to determine a plurality of learned functions based on training data without prior knowledge regarding suitability of the generated learned functions for the training data.
Purepredictive, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058175
new patent

Realizing boxed experience for digital content acquisition


Example apparatus and methods concern realizing the boxed experience for digital content acquisition. Example apparatus and methods associate a digital content purchase with digital metadata.
Microsoft Corporation
02/26/15
20150057814
new patent

Methods, systems, and related architectures for managing network connected thermostats


A thermostat management system facilitates an automatic pairing of a thermostat with a thermostat communication account. The thermostat management system receives a public network address associated with a computer device on a private network accessing the thermostat management account.
Google Inc.
02/26/15
20150055936
new patent

Method and dynamic presentation of composite media


The system provides a method and apparatus for constructing, and for dynamically rearranging the order of content in a composite video. The re-ordering of clips in the composite video can be based on one or more weighting factors associated with each clip.
V-poll
02/26/15
20150055931
new patent

Video system for capturing and storing video content


The present disclosure provides a video system for capturing and distributing video content. The video system includes a camera arrangement for capturing video content and storing the video content in data memory, and a tag arrangement in communication with the camera arrangement.
Filmme Group Ltd
02/26/15
20150055884
new patent

Systems and methods for encoding light field image files having a depth map


Systems and methods configured to store images synthesized from light field image data and metadata describing the images in electronic files and render images using the stored image and the metadata in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment includes a processor and memory containing an encoding application and light field image data, where the light field image data comprises a plurality of low resolution images of a scene captured from different viewpoints.
Pelican Imaging Corporation
02/26/15
20150055856
new patent

Image classification


Images are classified as photos (e.g., natural photographs) or graphics (e.g., cartoons, synthetically generated images), such that when searched (online) with a filter, an image database returns images corresponding to the filter criteria (e.g., either photos or graphics will be returned). A set of image statistics pertaining to various visual cues (e.g., color, texture, shape) are identified in classifying the images.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
02/26/15
20150055770
new patent

Placement of sound signals in a 2d or 3d audio conference


A conference controller (111, 175) configured to place an upstream audio signal (123, 173) associated with a conference participant and a sound signal within a 2d or 3d conference scene to be rendered to a listener (211) is described. The conference controller (111, 175) is configured to set up a x-point conference scene with x different spatial talker locations (212) within the conference scene, x being an integer, x>0; assign the upstream audio signal (123, 173) to one of the talker locations (212); place a sound signal at a spatial sound location (503) within the x-point conference scene; and generate metadata identifying the assigned talker location (212) and the spatial sound location and enabling an audio processing unit (121, 171) to generate a spatialized audio signal based on a set of downstream audio signals (124, 174) comprising the upstream audio signal (123, 173) and the sound signal..
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
02/26/15
20150055240
new patent

Recovery of data written before initialization of format in tape media


A tape medium uses a format to store data in which the tape medium is partitioned into an index partition (ip) and a data partition (dp). The latest metadata related to additional data newly added and written to the dp in accordance with the format is updated and stored in the ip.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/19/15
20150052564

Computing similarity between media programs


System and method are provided to associate or compare media programs. A method includes: obtaining, using at least one processing circuit, first metadata for a first media program and second metadata for a second media program, wherein the first metadata are organized into a plurality of first fields, and the second metadata are organized into a plurality of second fields; extracting, using at least one processing circuit, a plurality of first tokens from one of the plurality of the first fields and a plurality of second tokens from one of the plurality of second fields; assigning a weight factor to each of the first and second tokens; cross-correlating the first and second tokens between the plurality of first fields and the plurality of second fields; and calculating a similarity score between the first and second media programs based on the cross-correlating..
Google Inc.
02/19/15
20150052559

Method and system for using hierarchical metadata for searching and recording content


A user device for storing or displaying content recommendations includes a search session manager receiving metadata associated with content. The metadata includes a received hierarchical identifier including a primary level and a secondary level unique to the primary level.
The Directv Group, Inc.
02/19/15
20150052553

System and media on a social network


The proposed invention is a 3rd party provided multimedia platform designed to link an application driven media player within a social media website landing page. The platform is administered by a third party server and provides the user of a social media website access to multimedia content along with integrated access to other social media users through mechanisms such as chat rooms.
02/19/15
20150052527

Providing a custom virtual appliance


A method, system and/or computer program product provides a custom virtual appliance. A description file of a custom virtual appliance is generated based on a user requirement.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/19/15
20150052515

Method for distributing, installing and executing software-defined radio application


Disclosed is a method for distributing, installing and operating software-defined radio-based radio application independent of hardware and a user application. The radio application comprises a radio controller code and a user-defined function block code.
Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University
02/19/15
20150052504

Method and system for verifying sleep wakeup protocol by computing state transition paths


Disclosed are a method and a system for facilitating verification of program code implementing sleep wakeup protocol for a microcontroller. An input handling module is configured to receive metadata from user required for verification of the program code.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
02/19/15
20150052432

Electronic device and control method


An electrical device includes an input device, an application recorder and a control unit. The input unit is configured to receive a first enabling signal at a first time and a second enabling signal at a second time, respectively.
Acer Incorporated
02/19/15
20150052403

Snapshotting executing code with a modifiable snapshot definition


A tracing and debugging system may take a snapshot of an application in response to an event, and may continue executing the program after the snapshot is captured. The snapshot may be stored and retrieved later in a debugging tool where a programmer may browse the snapshot or the snapshot may have some other analysis performed.
Concurix Corporation
02/19/15
20150052395

Annotated atomic write


Techniques are disclosed relating to writing data atomically to one or more recording media. In one embodiment, a request is received to perform an atomic write for a set of data.
Fusion-io, Inc.
02/19/15
20150052393

Fast data back-up and restore between volatile and flash memory


Back-up of data to flash memory. Data to back up is written into stripes, which are sets of pages across flash memory backup devices having the same block and page address.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/19/15
20150052392

Disconnected operation for systems utilizing cloud storage


While connected to cloud storage, a computing device writes data and metadata to the cloud storage, indicates success of the write to an application of the computing device, and, after indicating success to the application, writes the data and metadata to local storage of the computing device. The data and metadata may be written to different areas of the local storage.
Microsoft Corporation
02/19/15
20150052219

Method and streaming metadata between devices using javascript and html5


Techniques and configurations for streaming metadata between devices are disclosed herein. In one example embodiment, streaming textual data, for example subtitles or closed caption data, are provided from a consumer television or set top box (stb) platform to a tablet computer platform.
02/19/15
20150052180

File storage system based on coordinated exhaustible and non-exhaustible storage


A file storage system may be implemented by coordinating non-exhaustible and exhaustible storage devices. The exhaustible storage devices may be lower grade flash based storage devices.
Facebook, Inc.
02/19/15
20150052167

Searchable data in an object storage system


A searchable data storage system is described herein. The storage system includes zones that are independent, and autonomous from each other.
Datadirect Networks, Inc.
02/19/15
20150052166

System and caching of concept structures


A method and system for caching concept structures in a cache memory of a computing device are provided. The method includes collecting metadata related to the user of the computing device; fetching at least one concept structure that matches the collected metadata, wherein each concept structure comprises a concept metadata; and, storing the at least one fetched concept structures in the cache memory, such that responsive to a request to analyze at least one multimedia content element, a cached concept structure matching the at least one multimedia content element is provided..
Cortica, Ltd.
02/19/15
20150052165

Linking photographs via face, time, and location


The subject disclosure is directed towards a technology in which metadata such as time, location and/or people identity data, and/or tag or album data that is associated with a photograph or other content may be used to serendipitously discover related content, from among many possible sources. The related content may be from any local or remote source, such as uploaded by multiple contributors corresponding to content captured during a social event, and may be presented in an integrated view in conjunction with a local photograph or other content.
Microsoft Corporation
02/19/15
20150052158

Incrementally retrieving data for objects to provide a desired level of detail


A computer-implemented method is provided, for retrieving data and metadata according to a data harvesting criteria into an indexed repository, comprising providing a user interface allowing a user to define data harvesting criteria for adjusting a subset of data and metadata on an indexed repository. Responsive to a user utilizing the user interface by defining the data harvesting criteria, the subset of data and metadata on the indexed repository is adjusted according to the data harvesting criteria..
International Business Machines Corporation
02/19/15
20150052148

Method and system for high performance integration, processing and searching of structured and unstructured data using coprocessors


Disclosed herein is a method and system for integrating an enterprise's structured and unstructured data to provide users and enterprise applications with efficient and intelligent access to that data. In accordance with exemplary embodiments, the generation of metadata indexes about unstructured data can be hardware-accelerated by processing streaming unstructured data through a reconfigurable logic device to generate the metadata about the unstructured data for the index..
Ip Reservoir, Llc
02/19/15
20150052111

Method and system for interfacing to cloud storage


An interface between an existing local file system and a data store generates and exports to the data store a versioned file system. The state of the local file system at a given point in time can be determined using the versioned file system.
Nasuni Corporation
02/19/15
20150052102

Systems and methods for creating a temporal content profile


A method of creating a temporal content profile comprising the steps of receiving a content instance, receiving a metadata associated with the content instance, creating a content instance profile and creating a temporal content profile from the first content instance profile. In some embodiments, the temporal content profile comprises a first and a second content instance profile, each having a content instance and metadata.
02/19/15
20150052044

One view/transaction monitoring


A system for monitoring one or more transactions includes a memory, which stores first metadata, second metadata, and third metadata, communicatively coupled to one or more processors. The one or more processors receive the first metadata from a first transaction processing system, the second metadata from a second transaction processing system, and the third metadata from a third transaction processing system and determine attributes from each of the first, second, and third metadata.
Bank Of America Corporation
02/19/15
20150052013

Customer service providing services to customers when assessing and/or purchasing items


A customer service apparatus for providing a service to a customer when assessing and/or purchasing one or more items is provided. The customer service apparatus includes an image capture arrangement for capturing one or more images of the customer, and generating corresponding image data, and a data processing arrangement for processing the image data for generating corresponding output data.
Mypose Oy
02/19/15
20150049868

Clustering of audio streams in a 2d / 3d conference scene


The present document relates to methods and systems for setting up and managing two-dimensional or three-dimensional scenes for audio conferences. A conference controller (111, 175) configured to place l upstream audio signals (123, 173) within a 2d or 3d conference scene to be rendered to a listener (211) is described.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
02/19/15
20150049163

Network system apparatus and use adapted for visual neural networking with multi-channel multiplexed streaming medical imagery and packetized clinical informatics


The invention enables networked teams to recursively annotate and tag, encapsulate and share multi-channel multiplexed streaming medical imagery, including networked televisual communications with streaming imagery data from heterogeneous spatial and temporal sources, locations, modalities and scales. The invention acquires both live and archived streaming imagery data from network-connected medical devices, cameras, signals and sensors.
02/19/15
20150049118

Graphics tile compositing control


A graphics processing apparatus (2) performs tile based compositing operations. Tile metadata includes flag data (tfd), such as transparency and/or intensity flag data, indicating whether a given input graphics tile make less than a predetermined first threshold level of contribution or more than a second predetermined threshold level of contribution to a corresponding output graphics tile.
Arm Limited
02/12/15
20150047049

Binary translation and randomization system for application security


In one embodiment, methods are described to provide a binary translation and randomization system. Relocation metadata is received, which comprises, for each of a plurality of execution units in an executable file, a mapping from the executable file into an address space range.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/12/15
20150046944

Television content through supplementary media channels


A method and system implements supplementary media channels to internet-protocol television (iptv) channels. An iptv user may receive a selected iptv program on an iptv channel.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
02/12/15
20150046938

Metadata validation


A method includes receiving a video content metadata entry. The method also includes accessing video content metadata validation rules.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
02/12/15
20150046870

Context-sensitive views


A context-sensitive viewing system is disclosed in which various data visualizations, also referred to a contextual views, of a common set of data may be viewed by a user on an electronic device. Data in the system may comprise data objects and associated properties and/or metadata, and may be stored in one or more electronic data stores.
Palantir Technologies, Inc.
02/12/15
20150046817

Display of video content based on a context of user interface


Systems and methods for display of video content based on a context of user interface are disclosed. According to an aspect, a method includes displaying video content at a computing device.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/12/15
20150046816

Display of video content based on a context of user interface


Systems and methods for display of video content based on a context of user interface are disclosed. According to an aspect, a method includes displaying video content at a computing device.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/12/15
20150046814

Performance metadata for media


Systems and methods for generating and using performance metadata associated with a media piece (e.g., music or video) are provided. An electronic device can monitor a user's workout performance while playing a particular media piece.
Apple Inc.
02/12/15
20150046747

Torn write mitigation


Torn write mitigation circuitry determines if a write operation to memory is in progress at or about a time of power loss. In response to the write operation being in progress at or about the time of the power loss, the torn write mitigation circuitry causes torn write data and metadata to be stored to a non-volatile cache.
Seagate Technology Llc
02/12/15
20150046658

Cache organization and method


A method and information processing system with improved cache organization is provided. Each register capable of accessing memory has associated metadata, which contains the tag, way, and line for a corresponding cache entry, along with a valid bit, allowing a memory access which hits a location in the cache to go directly to the cache's data array, avoiding the need to look up the address in the cache's tag array.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
02/12/15
20150046647

Apparatus and managing data storage


Provided are an apparatus and method for managing data storage. A first log structured array stores data in a storage device.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/12/15
20150046537

Retrieving video annotation metadata using a p2p network and copyright free indexes


Video programs (media) are analyzed, often using computerized image feature analysis methods. Annotator index descriptors or signatures that are indexes to specific video scenes and items of interest are determined, and these in turn serve as an index to annotator metadata (often third party metadata) associated with these video scenes.
Vdoqwest, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
02/12/15
20150046532

Method for supporting automated metadata augmentation in a hierarchical level architecture for machine-to-machine (m2m) cloud computing and corresponding system


A method for supporting automated metadata augmentation in a hierarchical level architecture for machine-to-machine (m2m) cloud computing, wherein metadata is employed to provide descriptive information about entities, wherein said entities are generated at a lower level of said architecture, in particular at the bottom level of said architecture, wherein said entities are propagated from said lower level, in particular via one or more levels, upwards to an upper level of said architecture, in particular to the application level of said architecture, and wherein metadata is added to said entities on one or more of the levels of said architecture, is characterized in that feedback information based on one or more of said entities is generated at said upper level of said architecture, and wherein said feedback information is propagated downwards in said architecture. Furthermore, a corresponding system is disclosed..
Nec Europe Ltd.
02/12/15
20150046504

Extension of write anywhere file layout write allocation


A write allocation technique extends a conventional write allocation procedure employed by a write anywhere file system of a storage system. A write allocator of the file system implements the extended write allocation technique in response to an event in the file system.
Netapp, Inc.
02/12/15
20150046417

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program


Disclosed is an information processing apparatus including a metadata expansion unit. The metadata expansion unit is configured to expand metadata of a target item using metadata of other items to which a responder has shown a response, the responder being a user having shown a response to the target item of which the metadata is to be expanded..
Sony Corporation
02/12/15
20150046404

Systems and methods for restoring a file


Systems and methods for restoring files and metadata records associated with files are provided herein. Some of the methods include identifying a version of the file, evaluating one or more reverse incremental delta increments, and restoring an arbitrary version of the file based on an arbitrary time reference by assembling the arbitrary version of the file based on the one or more reverse incremental delta increments..
Axcient, Inc.
02/12/15
20150046390

Storing metadata in a table-based format from metadata in a serial format


In one embodiment, a method receives a document including metadata in a serial format and parses the document to determine components in the metadata, a nested structure of the components, and an order of the components in the data. The metadata is stored in a table format where columns of the table define the nested structure of the components and the order of the components in the data.
Sap Ag
02/12/15
20150046389

Post-migration validation of etl jobs and exception management


Handling extract-transform-load (etl) job mismatches as “exceptions.” exception handling may include the following steps: (i) determining a mismatch while running an extract-transform-load job with the mismatch being a mismatch of at least one of the following types: design time information mismatch, and/or operational metadata mismatch; and (ii) responsive to determining the mismatch, handling the mismatch as an exception.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


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