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Ontological evaluation and filtering of digital content

Systems and methods for creating and using navigable spatial overviews for video

Date/App# patent app List of recent Metadata-related patents
08/28/14
20140245290
 Method and apparatus for deploying software as a service patent thumbnailnew patent Method and apparatus for deploying software as a service
A computer implemented method and apparatus for deploying software as a service. The method comprises defining, in metadata, dependencies between a software product and associated dependency assets that are associated with the software product, wherein the software product comprises a plurality of software product assets; receiving a request for the software product from a computer; and downloading to the computer the software product assets and associated dependency assets identified in the metadata for the computer based on an operating system and one or more capabilities of the computer..
08/28/14
20140245151
 Systems and methods for creating and using navigable spatial overviews for video patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for creating and using navigable spatial overviews for video
Systems and methods for generating an overview for videos by reconstructing a representation of underlying content and linking from points in the overview to specific points in the video. Mechanisms are provided to create three different types of navigable overviews for different types of how-to and instructional videos.
08/28/14
20140245118
 Actionable email documents patent thumbnailnew patent Actionable email documents
A received reply email document enables some action to be effectuated using data included in the email document responsive to field identifiers associated with the data and corresponding to fields of metadata. The associated field identifiers that correspond to known fields of the metadata provide some expectation as to the semantic meaning and/or syntactic constraints of the data to which the field identifiers are associated.
08/28/14
20140244901
 Metadata management for a flash drive patent thumbnailnew patent Metadata management for a flash drive
An apparatus having one or more memories and a controller is disclosed. The memories are divided into a plurality of regions.
08/28/14
20140244898
 I/o hint framework for server flash cache patent thumbnailnew patent I/o hint framework for server flash cache
An i/o hint framework is provided. In one embodiment, a computer system can receive an i/o command originating from a virtual machine (vm), where the i/o command identifies a data block of a virtual disk.
08/28/14
20140244897
 Metadata update management in a multi-tiered memory patent thumbnailnew patent Metadata update management in a multi-tiered memory
Method and apparatus for managing data in a memory. In accordance with some embodiments, metadata updates are stored in a first tier of a a multi-tier non-volatile memory structure responsive to access operations associated with data objects in the memory structure.
08/28/14
20140244845
 Method and apparatus for chunk-level sharing-based open virtualization format (ovf) package distribution through dependency analysis patent thumbnailnew patent Method and apparatus for chunk-level sharing-based open virtualization format (ovf) package distribution through dependency analysis
According to various embodiments, a method and apparatus for providing a virtual appliance are described. The method includes: obtaining metadata of a specific virtual appliance based on a received request for obtaining the specific virtual appliance, the metadata describing information about virtual machines involved in the specific virtual appliance, determining an association relationship between the specific virtual appliance and at least one other virtual appliance according to the metadata, and providing resource information for obtaining the specific virtual appliance according to the association relationship, the resource information including a plurality of resource addresses, at least one of the plurality of resource addresses pointing to a storage location of the at least one other virtual appliance.
08/28/14
20140244828
 Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media are disclosed. An example method includes inspecting a hypertext transfer protocol (http) request directed to a service provider to determine whether the http request includes a fragment identifier.
08/28/14
20140244766
 Metadata driven collaboration between applications and web services patent thumbnailnew patent Metadata driven collaboration between applications and web services
Methods and systems may involve identifying metadata associated with a local application, and using an operating system-independent chat protocol to pass the metadata to a remote application. The metadata may include information to be presented to a user of a device executing the remote application, information to be used to locate more information for presentation to the user of the other device, information to be used to coordinate operation of multiple devices, and so forth.
08/28/14
20140244721
 Real-time communications using a restlike api patent thumbnailnew patent Real-time communications using a restlike api
A computing device executes a client-side instance of an application that supports bi-directional real-time synchronous communication and real-time asynchronous communication with a server computing device by way of an application programming interface (api) that conforms to representative state transfer (restlike) design principles. An eventing framework on the server computing device is used to aggregate updates to resources on the server that are requested by the client computing device, and is further used to transmit metadata to the client computing device that indicates which updates are available.
08/28/14
20140244670
new patent Ontological evaluation and filtering of digital content
System for ontological evaluation and filtering of digital content evaluates metadata associated with content available from an original content server. The metadata is filtered and evaluated by a processing cluster to develop correlation among content for the formation of content “channels”..
08/28/14
20140244647
new patent Derivation of ontological relevancies among digital content
System for ontological evaluation and filtering of digital content evaluates metadata associated with content available from an original content server. The metadata is filtered and evaluated by a processing cluster to develop correlation among content for the formation of content “channels”.
08/28/14
20140244636
new patent Dynamic media content
Data associated with a user is collected from one or more remote sites. A first set of media data is received from a media content source.
08/28/14
20140244607
new patent System and method for real-time media presentation using metadata clips
There is provided a system and method for real-time media presentation using metadata clips. There is provided a media device for providing one or more media files for a display, the media device including a memory and a processor.
08/28/14
20140244600
new patent Managing duplicate media items
Systems, methods, devices, and computer-readable media for managing duplicate media items. The system first analyzes a first file from a first source, wherein the first file is a duplicate of a second file.
08/28/14
20140244586
new patent Systems and methods for continuous data replication
Systems and methods for intelligent data replication are provided, which may include the identification and use of consistency points in application data, such that one or more replication volumes may be created using an “application aware” replication process that allows the system to intelligently replicate data or other information (e.g., metadata) relating to a particular process, application or specified set of data.. .
08/28/14
20140244581
new patent System and method for log conflict detection and resolution in a data store
A system that implements a data storage service may store data on behalf of storage service clients. The system may maintain data in multiple replicas that are stored on respective computing nodes in the system.
08/28/14
20140244574
new patent Enabling dynamic polymorphic asset creation and reuse
An asset within a repository can be identified. The asset can be an electronic file.
08/28/14
20140244569
new patent Adaptive warehouse data validation tool
Techniques for data validation may include dynamically generating one or more database queries to be performed on a target data warehouse and a baseline data warehouse based on warehouse model metadata for the target data warehouse and the baseline data warehouse. The techniques may further include executing the one or more database queries against the target data warehouse and the baseline data warehouse to receive one or more data sets from the baseline data warehouse and one or more data sets from the target data warehouse.
08/28/14
20140244400
new patent Systems and methods for social advertisement syndication
Systems and methods for syndicating advertising content are described. In one embodiment, a method of syndicating relevant user activities includes obtaining a first advertising bid from a first advertising site, obtaining a second advertising bid from a second advertising site, recording user activities with a first participating site, classifying the recorded user activities describing at least one category associated with the recorded user activity, determining an auction strategy based on the first advertising bid, the second advertising bid, the first advertising site, and the second advertising site, where the auction strategy selects at least one winning advertising site, generating an ad unit ad unit including metadata describing the recorded user activity and the at least one winning advertising site, and syndicating the generated ad unit to at least one participating site within an advertisement network..
08/28/14
20140242563
new patent Drug, surgical, and medical education processes
A national standardized protocol developed by interfacing the fda, medical societies, pharmaceutical companies, surgical companies, and patient focus groups for education patients about medications and surgical procedures which can be modified as new risks are discovered is desirable. Linking patient metadata to received information and then being able to identify patients about new risks and communicate to each patient is also desirable.
08/28/14
20140241629
new patent Methods and systems for differentiating synthetic and non-synthetic images
The techniques introduced here include a system and method for transcoding multimedia content based on the results of content analysis. The determination of specific transcoding parameters, used for transcoding multimedia content, can be performed by utilizing the results of content analysis of the multimedia content.
08/28/14
20140241621
new patent Generating user insights from user images and other data
A method of generating user insights based on one or more user images and one or more other data is provided, including receiving one or more image files on an identifiable device or service, receiving at least one of image metadata or identifiable device or service metadata, analyzing features of the received image files, based on at least one of the received image metadata or identifiable device or service metadata and generating at least one user insight for a user associated with the identifiable device or service. Also provided is a computer readable storage medium containing program code for implementing the method..
08/28/14
20140240603
new patent Object detection metadata
A perimeter around a detected object in a frame of image data can be generated in a first coordinate system. The perimeter can be converted from the first coordinate system into a second coordinate system having the same aspect ratio as the first coordinate system.
08/21/14
20140237589
Personalization data of an active application
A device to detect biometric information of a user, identify the user based on the biometric information, identify an active application of the device and identify metadata of the active application associated with the user, and modify personalization data of the active application with the metadata associated with the user.. .
08/21/14
20140237584
System and method for redirected firewall discovery in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment that includes receiving metadata from a host over a metadata channel. The metadata may be correlated with a network flow and a network policy may be applied to the connection.
08/21/14
20140237571
Shared internet storage resource, user interface system, and method
The shared internet storage resource provides internet-based file storage, retrieval, access, control, and manipulation for a user. Additionally, an easy-to-use user interface is provided both for a browser or stand-alone application.
08/21/14
20140237527
Method and apparatus for presenting media programs
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a controller to collect data indicative of temporal actions initiated by a group of users during presenting a media program. The data indicative of the temporal actions are collected in a collective metadata archive.
08/21/14
20140237506
System and method for 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..
08/21/14
20140237469
Firmware metadata and migration in virtualized systems
A system and methods are disclosed for employing firmware metadata and migrating firmware in virtualized environments. In accordance with one example, a hypervisor that is executed by a computer system obtains an address of a firmware program stored in a non-volatile memory of the computer system.
08/21/14
20140237463
Dynamically generate and execute a context-specific patch installation procedure on a computing system
A patch installation procedure may be generated and executed that is specific both to the patch and the configuration of the target computing system. Configuration data may be received that indicates the configuration of the target computing system.
08/21/14
20140237390
Role-based display of document renditions for web conferencing
A method and system for providing role-based renditions of a shared document during a web conference, in which different renditions of the shared document are provided to different web conference participants based on the participants' roles in the conference. A participant with sufficient privileges, such as a presenter, is allowed to associate different participant roles with corresponding renditions through a user interface.
08/21/14
20140237257
Scalable precomputation system for host-opaque processing of encrypted databases
A method, system, and computer program product to generate results for a query to an encrypted database stored on a host are described. The method includes generating indexes from the encrypted database, each index identifying records of the encrypted database associated with a range of data for at least one field stored in the records of the encrypted database, and generating index metadata associated with each index, the index metadata indicating the range of data identified by the associated index.
08/21/14
20140237252
Techniques for validating data exchange
Disclosed are various embodiments for confirming transactions between cryptographic applications. A transaction confirmation is generated using metadata for ciphertext data.
08/21/14
20140237234
Enhanced system security
Methods and systems for maintaining the confidentiality of data provided by an organization for storage on a third party database system are provided. The data can be encrypted on an internal network of the organization and sent to the third party database system for storage.
08/21/14
20140237168
Mass storage controller volatile memory containing metadata related to flash memory storage
A storage controller is provided that contains multiple processors. In some embodiments, the storage controller is coupled to a flash memory module having multiple flash memory groups, each flash memory group corresponding to a distinct flash port in the storage controller, each flash port comprising an associated processor.
08/21/14
20140237109
Techniques for determining a mobile application download attribution
A proxy server and a method for determining a mobile application download attribution are provided. The method includes identifying an application downloaded from an application repository to a mobile device; analyzing previously logged requests sent from the mobile device to identify a most recent request directed to the application repository from the mobile device; analyzing the identified most recent request to detect a source that causes the application download and at least one identifier of the application; determining the download attribution respective of the source that causes the application download; and generating an application metadata respective of the download attribution and the application identifiers.
08/21/14
20140236990
Mapping surprisal data througth hadoop type distributed file systems
A method, system and computer program product for reducing an amount of data representing a genetic sequence of an organism using a hadoop type distributed file system. The method including the steps of breaking a surprisal data filter and an uncompressed genetic sequence into blocks of data of a fixed size; distributing the blocks of data to the plurality of worker nodes within the clusters and replicating the blocks of data within each of the worker nodes; tasking the plurality of worker nodes to perform a map job comprising mapping the surprisal data filter relative to the uncompressed genetic sequence; and when a worker node has reported a completion of the map job, tasking the worker node with a reduce job based on a specific key to an output of surprisal data and associated metadata..
08/21/14
20140236987
System and method for audio signal collection and processing
The present application discloses systems and methods that may be used for audio signal collection and processing. After receiving audio data by recording or transmission, a computer system may process the audio data to generate audio metadata associated with the audio data.
08/21/14
20140236977
Mapping epigenetic surprisal data througth hadoop type distributed file systems
A method, system and computer program product for reducing an amount of epigenetic data representing epigenetic modifications of a genetic sequence of an organism using a hadoop type distributed file system. The method including the steps of breaking epigenetic data and a reference epigenetic map into blocks of data of a fixed size; distributing the blocks of data to the plurality of worker nodes within the clusters and replicating the blocks of data within each of the worker nodes; tasking the plurality of worker nodes to perform a map job comprising mapping the reference epigenetic map relative to the epigenetic data; and when a worker node has reported a completion of the map job, tasking the worker node with a reduce job based on a specific key to an output of epigenetic surprisal data and associated metadata..
08/21/14
20140236972
Converting structured data into database entries
Systems and methods for converting structured data into database entries include receiving data values and metadata elements that form a data structure for the data values. The data values are converted into entries in database tables that are related according to the data structure formed by the metadata elements.
08/21/14
20140236969
Apparatus and method for recommending contents based on metadata graph
An apparatus and method for recommending contents based on a metadata graph are provided. The apparatus includes a contents metadata acquirer configured to acquire metadata of contents, a contents-related data acquirer configured to acquire contents-related data from the web, a metadata graph generator configured to analyze acquired contents metadata and contents-related data to generate a metadata graph, a metadata graph db configured to store a metadata graph generated by the metadata graph generator, and a contents recommender configured to search for contents that are similar to specific contents viewed by a user through a contents output terminal using the metadata graph stored in the metadata graph db, and recommend the searched contents to the user through the contents output terminal..
08/21/14
20140236962
Updating an inverted index in a real time fashion
Systems and methods for regularly updating portions of a merged index are provided. Initially, upon receiving an indication that modifications have occurred to content of web-based documents, dynamic update of index (dui) objects that identify the documents and expose the modified content are composed by ascertaining relative positions of the modified content within the documents, and packaging identifiers of the documents, the relative positions, and metadata underlying the modified content into a message.
08/21/14
20140236958
Evolving metadata
Described herein are techniques related to inferring context information for a piece of content. A client context agent infers the context information by associating the piece of content with information in the computing environment.
08/21/14
20140236916
System and method for geolocation of social media posts
A system for geolocation of social media posts, comprising a social search engine; a geolocation software module; and a network-attached database comprising at least a media storage and a metadata storage. The social search engine retrieves a plurality of social media content postings and stores them in the database; and the geolocation software module geolocates a first social media content posting by: extracting metadata from the posting; extracting embedded location data from the posting; identifying an author of the posting; determining if the metadata storage contains location-related data about the author, if one was identified; determining if author location data is available; identifying any known place names in the social media content posting; disambiguating a plurality of locations obtained; and geotagging the posting and storing the resulting geotagged posting in the metadata storage..
08/21/14
20140236906
Elimination of duplicate objects in storage clusters
Digital objects within a fixed-content storage cluster use a page mapping table and a hash-to-uid table to store a representation of each object. For each object stored within the cluster, a record in the hash-to-uid table stores the object's hash value and its unique identifier (or portions thereof).
08/21/14
20140236709
Techniques for advertising
Techniques for advertising are provided. A mobile device is synchronized with a media feed playing on a separate device and metadata for products and services related to the media feed are presented on the mobile device.
08/21/14
20140235294
Method and apparatus for providing phonebook using image in a portable terminal
A method and apparatus for providing a phonebook using an image in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes recording contact information in metadata of an image, and performing a linkage function using the image having the contact information recorded therein..
08/21/14
20140233836
Image recreation using templates
Embodiments of the invention include systems, methods, and computer-program products for providing recreated image documents using templates or generic control documents. In this way, an entity may store limited amounts of image data from an original document and subsequently recreate the document image using document templates.
08/21/14
20140233834
Image recreation using image lift data
Embodiments of the invention include systems, methods, and computer-program products for providing recreated image documents using image lift data. In this way, an entity may store limited amounts of image data from an original document and subsequently recreate the document image using image lift data.
08/21/14
20140232863
Video analytics system
A video analytics system includes a first database for storing searchable time-stamped transactional data indicative of activity within a monitored system, a second database for storing time-stamped video metadata, wherein the time-stamped video metadata comprises searchable attributes associated with a raw video data stream; and a rule-based correlation server for comparing the time-stamped transactional data with the time-stamped video metadata to identify correlation events indicating potential activity of interest. An output subsystem reports the correlation events from the correlation engine.
08/21/14
20140232813
Using metadata for video message modifications among wireless communication devices
Systems, methods, and software for transferring video messages between wireless communication devices in wireless communication networks are provided herein. In one example, a method of operating a wireless communication device is provided.
08/14/14
20140230074
Method, device, and system for downloading contents on the basis of a rights verification
The present invention relates to a method, device, and system for downloading contents on the basis of a rights verification. The content download method is performed by a first device, which obtains digital rights management (drm) information on an asset from asset metadata associated with the asset, obtains drm capabilities on a second device, performs a rights verification for using the asset through the second device on the basis of the drm information and the drm capabilities that are obtained, and transmits a queuing request for staging the asset through the second device on the basis of the results of the rights verification.
08/14/14
20140230016
System and method for efficient replication of and access to application specific environments and data
A peer-to-peer system and method for efficient replication of and access to application specific environments and their data that includes automatically accessing application specific metadata to determine the location of application specific data and then replicating or providing access to the application metadata and data to a set of peers. A system and method for efficient replication of and access to application specific environments and data that includes automatically accessing a source application's metadata to determine the location of the source application's data and then automatically transferring and transforming the application metadata and data to a target application's metadata and data..
08/14/14
20140229994
Television system
A system comprising: a first user terminal comprising a television receiver for receiving a selected television channel, the television channel being selected by a first user activation and comprising a main video stream, and the first terminal further comprising a first controller and an output for outputting the main video stream of the selected television channel to a first screen; and a second user terminal comprising a second screen, a wireless transceiver operable to establish a wireless connection with the first terminal, and a second controller configured to communicate with the first controller via the wireless connection; wherein the television receiver of the first terminal is arranged to receive metadata relating to interactive content associated with the main video stream, and the first controller is operable to forward at least a portion of the metadata to the second terminal via said wireless connection; and the second controller is configured to process said portion of metadata and to output the interactive content to the second screen, such that the interactive content is displaced to the screen of the second terminal whilst the main video stream of the television channel continues to be displayed on the screen of the first terminal.. .
08/14/14
20140229984
System and method for content browsing using a non-realtime connection
A method of and system for providing content-related interactivity services to a mobile device, comprising receiving automatically by a content server from a wireless connection first information related to browsing interests of a user of the mobile device, receiving automatically by the content server metadata describing live-content, retrieving automatically based on the first information and the metadata, personalized content related to the browsing interests of the user, by an adaptive search engine in communication with the content server, wherein the search by the adaptive search engine is based upon criteria related to the user, storing the personalized content in memory associated with the content server, and forwarding automatically by the content server the personalized content to the mobile device using a facility selected from the group comprising an over-the-air broadcast transmitter and the wireless connection.. .
08/14/14
20140229983
System and method of delivering advertisement data to a mobile device
A method of delivering advertisement data to a mobile device that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, extracting metadata from video content corresponding to the selected advertisement in response to receiving an advertisement selection command and sending the metadata to an advertising management system. Data is received from the advertisement data management system indicating multiple communication devices associated with the media processor and a selection is received indicating a selected mobile communication device of the multiple communication devices.
08/14/14
20140229975
Systems and methods of out of band application synchronization across devices
The systems and methods of out of band application synchronization across devices disclosed herein include a companion application running on a secondary device, such as a mobile device. An out-of-band file containing program event markers is transmitted to a set top box.
08/14/14
20140229970
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media are described. An example method includes demultiplexing a closed captioning transport stream from a media stream, the media stream intercepted intermediate a media device and a display.
08/14/14
20140229936
Method and apparatus for efficient provisioning of cloned virtual machine images using deduplication metadata
Techniques for fast provisioning of virtual machine images using deduplication metadata are described, including receiving a request to copy a first virtual machine to form a second virtual machine, identifying a first portion of memory comprising data for the first virtual machine; and forming the second virtual machine based on the first portion of memory comprising data for the first virtual machine, wherein forming the second virtual machine further comprises linking the second virtual machine to the first portion of memory comprising data for the first virtual machine, and implementing a second portion of memory to store data for the second virtual machine independent of the first virtual machine.. .
08/14/14
20140229874
Building information management system with building metadata
A building information management system, comprising: a building information system comprising: a database of operational information comprising lessons learned and idiosyncrasies regarding the particular building and the particular equipment in any particular building, of precautionary statements, of device operational configuration information, history and presets, and of emergency procedures; an input region; a search function for locating all devices of a specific type throughout the building or buildings; a report writing function.. .
08/14/14
20140229767
Method and apparatus for power loss recovery in a flash memory-based ssd
The present invention relates to a storage device that uses a flash memory that performs power loss recovery, and to a method of power loss recovery by using the storage device using the flash memory. The storage device stores change information on metadata in physical pages in which one or more logical pages are compressed and stored.
08/14/14
20140229726
Systems and methods for metadata-driven command processor and structured program transfer protocol
Systems and methods for facilitating on-demand delivery and processing of program(s) and program-compatible application(s) on a plurality of different machines. In an embodiment, a metadata-driven command processor on a machine sends a request for a booting program and application to an agent.
08/14/14
20140229725
Systems and methods for metadata-driven command processor and structured program transfer protocol
Systems and methods for facilitating on-demand delivery and processing of one or more programs and program-compatible applications on a plurality of different machines. In an embodiment, a metadata-driven command processor on a machine sends a request for a booting program and application to an agent.
08/14/14
20140229676
Rebuild of redundant secondary storage cache
System and techniques for rebuilding a redundant secondary storage cache including a first storage device and a second storage device are described. A metadata entry indicative of a validity of a portion of information stored by a first storage cache device and associated with a region of a primary storage device is received.
08/14/14
20140229665
Mobile personalized boot data
A system and associated method of using may generally have at least a mobile data storage device with a controller directing data to first and second tiers of memory. The first tier of memory can have at least boot data pre-fetched from the second tier of memory with the boot data including at least metadata and personalized user data..
08/14/14
20140229656
Multi-tiered memory with different metadata levels
Method and apparatus for managing data in a memory. In accordance with some embodiments, a data object is stored in a first non-volatile tier of a multi-tier memory structure.
08/14/14
20140229636
Fragmenting media content
Systems and methods relating to fragmenting content based on metadata are disclosed. In one embodiment, metadata is obtained from data that is accessible from an interface.
08/14/14
20140229629
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media are disclosed herein. An example method includes demultiplexing a closed captioning transport stream from a media stream, the media stream intercepted intermediate a media device and a display.
08/14/14
20140229511
Metadata manager for analytics system
A metadata management system receives metadata changes and automatically updates a metadata architecture which maps the data. The metadata changes may be received through a simple user interface by a user or administrator.
08/14/14
20140229479
Creating personalized collections of objects maintained by a social networking system
A social networking system user includes objects maintained by the social networking system in a collection of objects associated with the user's user profile. The objects in a collection may be associated with a product or service offered by a system external to the social networking system.
08/14/14
20140229451
Deduplication metadata access in deduplication file system
Techniques associated with deduplication metadata access in a deduplication file system are described, including determining a state of a file system, reading a table associated with the file system, including reading block numbers associated with files in the file system, the table being stored in a storage,wherein the block numbers include a block number and logical block number, determining whether each of the block numbers exists in a reconstruction map, modifying the reconstruction map, obtaining a hash value associated with each of the block numbers, reading data blocks from a disk using the plurality of block numbers, and constructing deduplication metadata in system memory (i.e., ram) using a read of the data blocks.. .
08/14/14
20140229447
Data placement optimization
For improving data placement optimization in a computing storage environment, an application layer and/or a user are allowed to attach anticipated usage metadata and directive metadata to a file.. .
08/14/14
20140229443
File cloning and de-cloning in a data storage system
A file cloning mechanism allows for quickly creating copies (clones) of files within a filesystem, such as when a user makes a copy of a file. In exemplary embodiments, a clone of a source object is at least initially represented by a structure containing references to various elements of the source object (e.g., indirect onodes, direct onodes, and data blocks).
08/14/14
20140229440
Method and apparatus for replicating virtual machine images using deduplication metadata
Techniques for fast provisioning of virtual machine images using deduplication metadata are described, including receiving a request to copy a first virtual machine to form a second virtual machine, identifying a first portion of memory comprising data for the first virtual machine; and forming the second virtual machine based on the first portion of memory comprising data for the first virtual machine, wherein forming the second virtual machine further comprises linking the second virtual machine to the first portion of memory comprising data for the first virtual machine, and implementing a second portion of memory to store data for the second virtual machine independent of the first virtual machine.. .
08/14/14
20140229422
Hive table links
System and method for virtual data warehouses having table link capabilities are provided. In particular, some embodiments include a plurality of virtual data warehouses built on top of a data center running apache hive.
08/14/14
20140229330
Performing actions based on metadata associated with objects in a set of objects associated with a social networking system user
A social networking system user includes objects maintained by the social networking system in a collection of objects associated with the user's user profile. The objects in a collection may be associated with a product or service offered by a system external to the social networking system.


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