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Power supply system and managing the same
A method of managing a power supply system for a data center includes circulating a fluid in a cooling circuit, obtaining data regarding a server located in the data center using a sensor, controlling the transfer of heat energy from the server to the fluid based on the data, coupling the fluid to an electrochemical power generator, and generating power for the server using the fluid in the electrochemical power generator.. .
Elwha Llc


Data center linking system and method therefor
The data center (dc) linking system provides a line under specified communication conditions to each tenant, wherein in each dc, a virtual network identifier (i) and/or (ii) serving as a communication type identifier which separates communications of each tenant of each of a plurality of dcs and a virtual network identifier (iii) which is provided by a carrier and serves as a line identifier which separates a plurality of communications having different communication conditions are identified and managed in association with each other; and the communications of each tenant are identified on the basis of the communication type identifier. Any one line identifier for allocating a line having a communication condition desired by a tenant is assigned to each communication identified on the basis of communication content in a transmitting side dc..
Hitachi, Ltd.


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


Method and power savings in communications equipment
Techniques for power savings in communications equipment are provided. The computer-implemented method can comprise identifying, by an electronic device operatively coupled to a processing unit, one or more connectivity requirements of one or more servers associated with a data center.
International Business Machines Corporation


Method and power savings in communications equipment
Techniques for power savings in communications equipment are provided. The computer-implemented method can comprise identifying, by an electronic device operatively coupled to a processing unit, one or more connectivity requirements of one or more servers associated with a data center.
International Business Machines Corporation


Server rack-dedicated vertical vortex airflow server cooling
A vortex-producing fan controller uses a variable-speed vortex-producing fan positioned above a server rack to create a helical airflow within the server rack that couples with cooled air entering a data center through a floor opening situated near a bottom of the server rack. A speed of the variable-speed vortex-producing fan and a flow rate of the cooled air coupled within the helical airflow up through the server rack are adjusted responsive to changes in input air temperature of air entering the variable-speed vortex-producing fan detected using a fan input air temperature sensor positioned above the server rack..
International Business Machines Corporation


Cooling control for data centers with cold aisle containment systems
Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to the field of data center cooling and energy management. In some embodiments disclosed herein, a pressure within a cold aisle containment enclosure within a data center is controlled by a controller through the use of active floor damper panels..
Panduit Corp.


Powering electronic devices in a data center
A data center power system includes an enclosure that defines an inner volume; a first direct current (dc) power bus mounted in the inner volume and extending externally to electrically couple to a source of main power; a second dc power bus mounted in the inner volume and extending externally to electrically couple to the source of main power; a plurality of transfer switches mounted in the inner volume, each transfer switch electrically coupled to one of the first dc power bus or the second dc power bus; and a plurality of dc power conductors that are electrically coupled to a pair of transfer switches that includes one transfer switch electrically coupled to the first dc power bus and one transfer switch electrically coupled to the second dc power bus; each dc power conductor configured to electrically couple to a data center rack that supports a plurality of electronic devices.. .
Google Inc.


Powering electronic devices in a data center
A data center power system includes an electrical power conductor that includes a live conductor surface and is configured to carry direct current (dc) power from a power source through a human-occupiable workspace of a data center; a grounded conductor positioned in the human-occupiable workspace apart from the electrical power conductor; a first electrical connector configured to mount to a data center rack that supports a plurality of electronic devices, the first electrical connector moveable to electrically contact the live conductor surface of the electrical power conductor; and a second electrical conductor positioned on the rack and configured to electrically contact the grounded conductor.. .
Google Inc.


Verification of geolocation of devices in a cloud data center
A processor-implemented method alters a computer resource based on its new geolocation. One or more processors receive a message that a computer resource has moved from a first geolocation to a new geolocation.
International Business Machines Corporation


Systems and methods for delivering low latency real-time updates

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can generate subscription information associated with a user and a content item, wherein the subscription information is indicative of the user viewing the content item. The subscription information is stored at a first data center.
Facebook, Inc.

Latency equalization

Techniques for enforcing a common signaling latency between components positioned throughout a data center in order to realize latency equalization even though interconnects between components positioned throughout the data center do not by comparison necessarily exhibit a same total physical length.. .
Equinix, Inc.

Powering electronic devices in a data center

A data center power connector includes a conduit that defines an inner volume; and at least one conductor that extends through the inner volume of the conduit and is configured to carry electrical power from a source of main power of a data center to at least one electronic device mounted in a rack deployed in a human-occupiable workspace of the data center and data between the at least one electronic device and a data center control system.. .
Google Inc.

Data center power scenario simulation

In disclosed techniques, simulations are performed to determine data center performance under certain conditions. The simulations are dynamic and allow for changes in power demand due to temporal data center activities.
Virtual Power Systems, Inc.

Universally interactive request for information

A request for information (rfi) system is provided for use in communications networks including broadcast networks and the internet. In one implementation, a code identifying an item of media content of interest (e.g.
Invidi Technologies Corporation

Tape library rack module with environmentally isolated interior

A data center may include a tape library rack module along with rack computer systems. The rack computer systems may be configured to provide computing capacity within a data center environment.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Secure execution and tracking of workflows in a private data center by components in the cloud

One or more embodiments provide techniques for executing a workflow in a private data center. The cloud data center receives a request from a user.
Vmware, Inc.

Communication locality oriented high-radix interconnection network and adaptive routing algorithm design

This invention proposes a new communication locality oriented high-radix (clhr) network. In this hierarchical architecture, the lowest level includes routers or servers, called level-0; the upper level is composed by groups of routers or servers, called level-1; for the highest level, a number of level-(l−1) groups establish level-1 group.
Tsinghua University

Refresh of the binding tables between data-link-layer and network-layer addresses on mobility in a data center environment

A method for assisting communication of a source host upon movement from a first data center (dc) to a second dc is disclosed. The method includes identifying that the source host has moved from the first dc to the second dc, ensuring that packets identifying a source as the source host in the second dc are copied to a control plane network element, and, for a first destination host identified in a first packet copied to the control plane network element and identified as a host that is not in the second dc, updating an address resolution protocol (arp)/neighbor discovery protocol (ndp) cache of the source host by sending, to the source host, a first arp message/unsolicited neighbor advertisement specifying a media access control (mac) address of an edge router associated with the source host in the second dc as a destination mac address for the first destination host..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Remote operation authorization between pairs of sites with pre-established trust

One or more embodiments provide techniques for executing a workflow in a private data center. The cloud data center receives a request from a user.
Vmware, Inc.

True high availability of workloads in a cloud software-defined data center

In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, a cloud computing system is disclosed. The system includes a software-defined data center (sddc), the sddc including at least one cluster supported within the sddc and at least one host computer running within the cluster, wherein the at least one host computer is configured to support at least one workload comprising an operating system and an application, and a cloud infrastructure, the cloud infrastructure including at least one child vm, the at least one child vm configured to virtualize the at least one host computer running within the cluster, and at least one parent virtual machine, wherein additional child vms are deployed by forking the at least one parent vm..
Vmware, Inc.

Cross-data center hierarchical consensus scheme with geo-aware leader election

A device comprises a non-transitory memory storage comprising instructions, a network interface, and one or more processors in communication with the memory storage and the network interface. The one or more processors execute the instructions to receive, via the network interface, a write request from a client device; send, via the network interface, the received write request to a set of follower devices; receive, via the network interface, a first acknowledgment from a majority of the follower devices of the set of follower devices that the write request was processed; send, via the network interface, the received write request to a set of peer devices; receive, via the network interface, second acknowledgments from a majority of the set of peer devices that the write request was processed; and send an acknowledgment of the write request to the client device in response to the receipt of the first acknowledgments and the second acknowledgments..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

System and managing public ip addresses for virtual data centers

System and method for managing public internet protocol (ip) addresses for a group of virtual data centers utilize a virtual overlay network to route communications between the virtual data centers and a public network through a virtual edge router of one of the virtual data centers using a public ip address assigned to that virtual edge router.. .
Vmware, Inc.

Radial data center design and deployment

Illustrated herein is a substantially circular data center including a plurality of machines. The machines are physically grouped into data classification groups.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Database uniqueness constraints

Systems and methods are disclosed for employing database uniqueness constraints. In one implementation, a first record can be received for insertion at a database at a first data center.
Linkedin Corporation

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..
Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

Universal aisle containment column adapter

An aisle containment system installed around a pre-existing building column in a data center. The aisle containment system includes a frame defined by wall beams, header frames, and a plurality of posts.
Panduit Corp.

Methods and a flattened data center network employing wavelength-agnostic endpoints

In some embodiments, a system includes a set of servers, a set of switches within a switch fabric, and an optical device. The optical device is operatively coupled to the set of servers via a first set of optical fibers.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Managing latencies in data center interconnect switches using spare line side bandwidth and multiple paths inside the data center

Systems, methods, and devices for managing latency in a network with a plurality of switches, each switch having client side ports and line side ports. A required bandwidth for each link between connected pairs of the plurality of switches is received.
Infinera Corporation

Multiple site rolling upgrade protocol

Improving the multi-site software update for extension switches by automatically assigning extension switches at each data center with a role and then providing state messages between the extension switches to stage software update operations between the various extension switches that are involved. This allows the network administrator to commence the software update process on the extension switches at each data center without waiting for any extension switch to complete operations.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Methods and systems to determine correlated-extreme behavior consumers of data center resources

Methods and systems that identify objects of a data center that exhibit correlated-extreme behavior are described. The objects may be, but are not limited to, virtual machines (“vms”), containers, server computers, clusters of server computers, and the data center itself.
Vmware, Inc.

Automatic testing of disaster recovery scenarios in cloud environments

A test application running on a first platform in a first data center is configured for disaster recovery. A first request is sent to the test application, including determining that the first request is processed by a first test application instance in the first data center.
Sap Se

Methods and apparatus to automate deployments of software defined data centers

A disclosed example method to automate deployment of a software defined data center includes generating, by executing an instruction with at least one processor, a task list based on tasks provided in an automation plan to deploy the software defined data center; determining, by executing an instruction with the at least one processor, dependencies between the tasks prior to executing the tasks; determining, by executing an instruction with the at least one processor, whether a resource that is to be an output of a first one of the tasks exists before execution of the first one of the tasks; removing, by executing an instruction with the at least one processor, the first one of the tasks from the task list when the resource exists before execution of the first one of the tasks; generating an execution schedule, by executing an instruction with the at least one processor, based on the dependencies and ones of the tasks remaining in the task list; and executing, with the at least one processor, the ones of the tasks based on the execution schedule to deploy the software defined data center.. .
Vmware, Inc.

Dynamic cooling system

One technique for improving cooling system efficiency is to operate cooling for a data center with a dynamic and distributed cooling system. A distributed cooling system may include multiple compressors operating cooperatively for cooling the data center.
Dell Products L.p.

Dynamic adjustment of entity assignment in a multi-data center environment

Techniques for handling the dynamic reassignment of entities among multiple data centers are provided. In one technique, for each task of a plurality of tasks that are associated with a first data center of a plurality of data centers, an entity identifier that is associated with the task is identified.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Dynamically adjusting an entity's assigned data center based on traffic patterns

Techniques for assigning entities to data centers are provided. In one technique, usage data associated with a particular entity that is assigned to a first data center is generated.
Microsoft Technlology Licensing, Llc

Cognitive resource selection

The patterns of usage, participation, and/or item sharing by the participants in a conference call are correlated, recognized, and used to select a data centers. This selection can be done both before and/or during a call.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Rolling security platform

A method of rolling security for a system that includes multiple server groups, such as a first server group of one or more servers and a second server group of one or more servers. The method includes repeatedly initiating rebuilding of the first server group of one or more servers.
Cyemptive Technologies, Inc.

Source-aware technique for facilitating lisp host mobility

A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes detecting by a first network element at a first data center site a local connection of an endpoint identifier (“eid”), in which the eid was previously locally connected to a second network element at a second data center site and notifying a mapping server of the local connection of the eid to the first network element. The method further includes receiving from the mapping server identifying information for the second network element and communicating with the second network element using the identifying information to obtain service information for traffic associated with the eid.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Network visibility appliances for cloud computing architectures

With exponential growth in virtualized traffic within physical data centers, many end users (e.g., individuals and enterprises) have begun moving work processes and data to cloud computing platforms. However, accessing virtualized traffic traversing the cloud computing platforms for application, network, and security analysis is a challenge.
Gigamon Inc.

Method for generating a digital record and roadside unit of a road toll system implementing the method

The present subject matter relates to a method and a roadside unit for generating a digital record of a vehicle in a road toll system, comprising: capturing an image of the vehicle on a roadway; data-compressing the image depending on at least one of a confidence level obtained from the image for one or more characters therein by means of ocr, and a contrast parameter obtained from the image or a region of interest therein or a section of the latter, to generate the digital record; and sending the digital record from the roadside unit to a data center of the road toll system.. .
Kapsch Trafficcom Ag

Implicit coordination of deployment and regression testing across data centers and system clusters

The disclosed methods and systems for coordinating deployment and regression testing across data centers and system clusters in multiple service clouds include accessing test suites via a versioning platform that maintains a metadata notation of an applicable-version to which a version of a test suite applies. They include receiving a request-to-test to run a selected test suite against a selected system; making a machine-to-machine query about the selected system and receiving back a response that specifies a version-to-be-tested; automatically selecting from the versioning platform a test suite version with the applicable-version that supports the version-to-be-tested consistent with the metadata notation of the applicable-version of the selected test suite; and reporting results of running the selected test suite.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Enabling a cloud controller to communicate with power systems

An approach is disclosed that receives power related data from one or more power systems. The approach then determines, based on an analysis of the power related data, an anticipated power outage, with the power outage includes a power outage time estimate.
International Business Machines Corporation

Directing data flows in data centers with clustering services

Techniques are provided for implementing clustering services in a virtual data center or other virtualized infrastructure in a manner that allows packets to be directed to a particular service engine of a service engine cluster.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method and system for clock and data recovery (cdr)

A clock and data recovery (cdr) device is disclosed. The cdr device comprises a sensing unit and an interpolator.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd.

Data connector with movable cover

A data connector to interface with a sled of a data center includes a main body, a plurality of guide shafts, and a cover. The main body includes electrical contacts.
Intel Corporation

Systems and methods of aggregating healthcare-related data from multiple data centers and corresponding applications

Described herein are systems and methods for receiving healthcare data from a plurality data sources that generate and store data in various data model regimes, many of which are not standardized or are variants of a standard. The stored data may then be used to provide a plurality of customized execution environments and graphical user interfaces (guis) to users, based on each user's electronic healthcare records, insurance records, and wearable device data..
B.well Connected Health, Inc. (a Delaware Corporation)

Automatic cross-data center rotation of active processes

Techniques for rotating leadership among processes in multiple data centers are provided. A first process of a program in a first data center determines whether the first process is a leader process among multiple processes of the program.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

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

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

Efficient application build/deployment for distributed container cloud platform

Described herein is a technology which facilitates an effective and efficient management of a data center. In one implementation, the data center includes a container cloud manager which embeds container framework, such as docker framework to manage app images and containers of the data center.
Sap Se

Embedded database as a microservice for distributed container cloud platform

Disclosure is a framework for providing microservices for database with embedded container service in a container cloud platform. The framework includes a container cloud manager for performing distributed management of resources in a data center.
Sap Se

Methods and apparatus to manage credentials in hyper-converged infrastructures

Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture manage credentials in hyper-converged infrastructure s are disclosed. An example method includes establishing, by executing an instruction with at least one processor, a communication between a software defined data center manager of the hyper-converged infrastructure and a component of the hyper-converged infrastructure using first credentials included in a known hosts file.
Vmware, Inc.

Server ip address assignment system and method

A server ip address assignment system which can automatically assign ip address for servers includes a data center management system (dcms) server, a dynamic host configuration protocol (dhcp) server, a plurality of switches, and a plurality of servers. The dcms server obtains a location table of the servers and the switches based upon initial data center construction details, and assigns an ip address to each of the servers, the location table with these assignments is then transmitted to the dhcp server.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Graph-based network fabric for a network visibility appliance

With exponential growth in virtualized traffic within physical data centers, many end users (e.g., individuals and enterprises) have begun moving work processes and data to cloud computing platforms. A visibility platform can be used to monitor virtualized traffic traversing a cloud computing platform, such as amazon web services, vmware, or openstack.
Gigamon Inc.

Flexible job management for distributed container cloud platform

Described herein is a container framework which includes a flexible job management platform for managing jobs of the data center. The flexible job management platform is based on an embedded hana container service, such as docker service, in the container cloud manager.
Sap Se

Methods, systems and apparatus to perform a workflow in a software defined data center

Methods and apparatus to perform a workflow in a software defined data center are disclosed herein. An example software defined data center includes a first workflow engine associated with a first processor to execute a workflow and to generate status information identifying the status of tasks included in the workflow and further includes a status tracker associated with a second processor.
Vmware, Inc.

Independent access to virtual machine desktop content

Methods, systems, and techniques for facilitating access to content stored remotely, for example, as part of a virtual machine infrastructure or elsewhere in a networked environment, using a uniform mechanism are provided. Example embodiments provide an enhanced virtual desktop management server/system with a content abstraction layer which enables users to access their data stored as part of a virtual machine environment, or replicated otherwise on a network, using a generic api.
Vmware, Inc.

Data center exterior wall penetrating air handling technology

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

Entity based routing

In some embodiments, the disclosed subject matter involves an entity routing service to route user requests for an application service to a particular data center based on the user's entity status. The user's entity status is defined by at least the application service requested, and may include the user's organization, geographic area and other criteria.
Linkedin Corporation

Dynamic load balancing among data centers

In some embodiments, the disclosed subject matter involves load balancing of application services usage in data centers based at least on entity status of the users. An entity routing system is used to proxy user requests to the selected data center to effect load balancing.
Linkedin Corporation

Quad full mesh and dimension driven network architecture

A data center network architecture and method for communicating data are provided. The nodes and communication links in the network are arranged according to n dimensions.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Multipath forwarding in an overlay network

The use of overlay networks, such as 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 multipath forwarding scenarios..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

System and method to control latency of serially-replicated multi-destination flows

Exemplified systems and methods facilitate multicasting latency optimization operations for router, switches, and other network devices, for routed layer-3 multicast packets to provide even distribution latency and/or selective prioritized distribution of latency among multicast destinations. A list of network destinations for serially-replicated packets is traversed in different sequences from one packet to the next, to provide delay fairness among the listed destinations.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Reserve power system transfer switches for data center

A system for performing computing operations in a data center includes one or more sets of computer systems, one or more primary power systems, and a reserve power system. The primary power systems include a downstream portion that supplies power to at least one of the sets of computer systems.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Replication of data in distributed environments

Various embodiments of systems, computer program products, and methods to replicate data in a distributed environment are described herein. In an aspect, the data from a first persistent storage unit associated with a primary data center is received.
Sap Se

Using liquid to air membrane energy exchanger for liquid cooling

Systems and methods for controlling conditions in an enclosed space, such as a data center, or for providing cooling to a device, can include using a liquid-to-air membrane energy exchanger (lamee) as an evaporative cooler. The lamee or exchanger can cool water to the outdoor air wet bulb temperature in a cooling system disposed outside of the enclosed space or device.
Nortek Air Solutions Canada, Inc.

Containment systems and related methods of use

The present disclosure provides advantageous containment systems configured to be deployed in a data center, and improved methods/systems for using the same. The present disclosure provides light-weight, user-friendly and modular containment systems configured to be adjustably deployed in a horizontal or vertical orientation on the hot or cold aisle in a data center.
Ortronics, Inc.

Geo-classification of users from application log data

Non-limiting examples of the present disclosure describe evaluation of log data of an application/service for the migration of user data to a data center in a geographic region of a user. Log data for the application/service is evaluated over a given time period on a per user basis.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Request for information related to broadcast network content

A request for information (rfi) system is provided for use in communications networks including broadcast networks and the internet. In one implementation, a viewer of a cable television network enters an rfi input (1) to a digital set top box using a user remote.
Invidi Technologies Corporation

Network aware dynamic orchestration multicast services

Presented herein is an exemplified system and method that facilitate network-aware consolidation, by orchestration, of similar sets of virtualized multicast-traffic receivers and/or sources (e.g., virtual machines) under a common network fabric element (e.g., same leaf switch and/or spine switch in a data center network fabric), e.g., to reduce network switch work load and/or number of network fabric elements involved with transmission of multicast traffic. The orchestration of scattered- and like-sets of multicast-traffic receivers and/or sources under a common network fabric element (e.g., a single and same leaf switch and/or spine switch) facilitates improvements of the operation of orchestration management technologies and virtualization overlay technologies by, e.g., improving network efficiency for multicast packet switching, reducing control plane traffic (e.g., igmp queries), and reducing delay- and packet-transfer errors..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Data center centroid metric calculations for pstn services

An initial data center is selected to host an online conference. This data center can be selected based on the geographical locations of the participants.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and system for delivering data to a batch consumer and a streaming consumer

A method and system delivers data to a batch consumer and a streaming consumer. The method and system include retrieving data from a plurality of data centers, storing the data in a first directory, bundling the data into plurality of batches in the first directory, transferring each batch of the plurality of batches to the second directory, delivering the each batch of the plurality of batches in the second directory to the batch consumer and the streaming consumer and delivering the data in the first directory to the streaming consumer..
Inmobi Pte Ltd.

Synthetic transaction to determine centroid for cloud hosting

One or more data centers are selected to host an online conference. The selection of the data center is based on a set of metrics that are measured from ‘synthetic’ transactions.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Secure digital traffic analysis

A network monitoring “sensor” is built on initial startup by checking the integrity of the bootstrap system and, if it passes, downloading information from which it builds the full system including an encrypted and an unencrypted portion. Later, the sensor sends hashes of files, configurations, and other local information to a data center, which compares the hashes to hashes of known-good versions.
Vigilant Llc

Secure digital traffic analysis

A network monitoring “sensor” is built on initial startup by checking the integrity of the bootstrap system and, if it passes, downloading information from which it builds the full system including an encrypted and an unencrypted portion. Later, the sensor sends hashes of files, configurations, and other local information to a data center, which compares the hashes to hashes of known-good versions.
Vigilant Llc

Structured rearranged network for data center and high-performance computing applications

A data center network utilizing a single layer architecture includes a plurality of switches each with a plurality of ports including a first set of ports of the plurality of ports including network facing ports and a second set of ports of the plurality of ports including server facing ports; and a plurality of optical reshufflers configured to randomly interconnect the plurality of switches via the network facing ports of each in a single layer, unstructured network based on a plurality of structural constraints. The value of a number of the network facing ports is equal or greater than a number of the server facing ports and wherein each of the plurality of switches is a switch with attached servers.
Ciena Corporation

Systems and methods for management of cloud exchanges

A method involving receiving application monitoring data for a first application executing in a first cloud provider and a second application executing in a second cloud provider, wherein both the first and second cloud providers communication via a cloud exchange, performing traffic latency analytics using the received application monitoring data, determining, based on the traffic latency analytics, that a peering agreement between the first cloud provider and the cloud exchange should be moved to a central office re-architected as a data center (cord), requesting a path computation engine to find the cord that meets a required set of criteria, establishing a private link between the cord and the cloud exchange, moving the at least one peering agreement to be between the first cloud provider and the cord, and forwarding at least a portion of the traffic originating from the first application in the first cloud provider directly via the cord.. .
Ciena Corporation

Distributed calculation of customer bandwidth utilization models

In embodiments, methods and apparatus are disclosed for predicting bandwidth utilization for a customer of a connectivity service provider. A model that predicts bandwidth utilization is trained in a distributed manner at the network interface devices which connect customer networks to a connectivity service provider network, rather than in a centralized manner at a data center within the service provider network.
Level 3 Communication, Llc

Asts-less block redundant electrical topology with variable ups walk-ins

Systems and method for the distribution of data center power are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes a reserve power system comprising a switchboard, reserve ups, and generator; and a primary power system, the primary power system comprising a primary ups coupled to a primary power source via a primary input, a critical load via a primary output, and the reserve power system via an automatic bypass input.
Yahoo! Inc.

Replicating data across data centers

The present techniques prioritize transmission of feature information associated with data copies in data transmission, and selectively transmit the data copies when necessary. As the size of the feature information is small compared with the data copies, and as feature information is transmitted using prioritized messages, delays caused by congestion in the network are reduced.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Unified power device management and analyzer

The present disclosure is directed to monitoring power devices in a data center. The present disclosure describes systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable storage mediums that provide increasing amounts of power monitoring and ultimately comprehensive power monitoring, power control, power failure forecasting, power event alerts, power data collection, and that manages power corrective actions.
Silicon Graphics International Corp.

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, an evaporative cooling module in fluid communication with the air intake module, and a mechanical cooling module in fluid communication with the evaporative cooling module.
Baselayer Technology, Llc

Mobile based multi-channel citizen account origination in digital economy

Gathering and verifying customer information via sms and in-person representatives. Customer account information is received, wherein the customer account information is given to a business correspondent by a customer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Geographic positioning of data storage for efficient data flow across communication networks

Techniques are provided for generating data on the optimum number of storage-hops, the location of the storage-hops, and the bandwidth distributions of the storage-hops to construct a complete flow network for transmitting data from a sender to a receiver via a communication network. The flow network can potentially include hundreds of storage-hops, depending on the time and duration of the data flow.
University Of New Hampshire

System, two-way transport of data over a single fiber strand

The systems, apparatuses and methods of the present invention set forth improvements to the problems of the current pairing or duplex paradigm, resulting in a dramatic increase in fiber transmission efficiency, accomplished explicitly by restructuring presently-aligned c-b and wavelengths into innovative dwdm transmit and receive formats, and through implementing photonic-wave changes, which directs ethernet data flow onto new path adaptations. These improvements could reduce line haul expenses significantly, believed to reach a projected 50% less requirement/deployment of fiber strands.
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative

Distributing power between data centers

A data center operable using only electric power based on renewable energy. The data center includes at least one device driven by the electric power, a storage battery for storing the electric power, and a controller for switching the operating mode of the device over the course of time on the basis of predicted values for the amount of electric power generated using renewable energy, the amount of electric power stored in the storage battery, and the amount of electric power consumed by the device..
International Business Machines Corporation

Optimization of power and computational density of a data center

Techniques for optimizing power and computational density of data centers are described. According to various embodiments, a benchmark test is performed by a computer data center system.
Ebay Inc.

Data center air handling unit including uninterruptable cooling fan with weighted rotor and using the same

Described herein is an air handling unit for use in an integrated data center that provides for efficient cooling, wherein the air handling unit includes one or more uninterruptable cooling fans each with a weighted rotor for providing uninterrupted cooling during a power outage until back-up generators come on-line, and a method of using the same. The uninterruptable cooling fan rotors are configured to store sufficient energy as rotational kinetic energy.
Switch, Ltd.

System and method to dynamically change data center partitions

A method implemented in a computer infrastructure having computer executable code tangibly embodied on a computer readable medium being operable to perform a thermal analysis of a data center and overlay the thermal analysis on a map of the data center to provide an overlaid thermal analysis. Additionally, the computer executable code is operable to dynamically control at least one partition in the data center based on the overlaid thermal analysis..
International Business Machines Corporation

Modular data center

A modular data center includes a controller; a data center control system configured to collect data center data associated with the modular data center via communication with one of the controller and a plurality of sensors; and a data module connected to a power supply source. The power supply source includes at least one of a power grid, a backup power source and a power module.
Baselayer Technology, Llc

Data center facility design configuration

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

Systems to implement security in computer systems

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

Orchestration system for migrating user data and services based on user information

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

Apparatus and sharing and learning driving environment data to improve decision intelligence of autonomous vehicle

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

Distributed gateways with centralized data center for high throughput satellite (hts) spot beam network

A system is disclosed for centralizing common gateway operations in a satellite communication system. One or more distributed gws establish a first layer-3 connection to the plurality of terminals over a satellite network.
Hughes Network Systems. Llc

Method and prioritization of data requests

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

Methods and apparatus related to management of unit-based virtual resources within a data center environment

In one embodiment, a processor-readable medium can be configured to store code representing instructions to be executed by a processor. The code can include code to receive a request to change a value representing a number of data center units included in a set of data center units assigned to a user.
Virtustream Ip Holding Company Llc

Rfid-based rack inventory management systems

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

Distributed availability groups of databases for data centers including failover to regions in different time zones

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

Distributed availability groups of databases for data centers

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

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

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

Secure automated resource-exchange system

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

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

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

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

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

Staging and deployment to multiple service clouds

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

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

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

Techniques for tls / ipsec acceleration in data centers

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

Methods and apparatus related to virtualization of data center resources

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

Data validation across monitoring systems

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Data center cost optimization using predictive analytics

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

Performing self-healing tasks using information technology management data

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

Thermal capacity management

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

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

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

Data retrieval in a hybrid cloud

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

Data object input in a hybrid cloud

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

Hybrid cloud

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

Configuring resources to exploit elastic network capability

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

Administration over a hybrid cloud

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

Computing workload distribution planning tool

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

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

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

Secure communications system and method

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

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

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

Methods and systems for data center load balancing

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

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

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

Systems and methods for providing cooling to a heat load

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

Waterproof cabinet and container data center using the same

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

Cooling system for data center rack

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

Photonic switches, photonic switching fabrics and methods for data centers

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

Priority data transmission using fibre channel over ethernet

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

Packet processing method, and device and system

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

Acute medical care system

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

Energy efficient data center liquid cooling with geothermal enhancement

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

Drone security system

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

Air curtain containment system and assembly for data centers

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

Cooling a data center

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

System and cloud-based manifest processing

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

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

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

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

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

Policy definition and enforcement for a network virtualization platform

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

Low downtime software-defined wide area network service upgrade

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

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

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

Capacity optimization in an automated resource-exchange system

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

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

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

Methods and systems for automated resource exchange among computing facilities

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

Policy enforcement for upstream flood traffic

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

Stateful connection optimization over stretched networks using specific prefix routes

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

Efficient path detection and validation between endpoints in large datacenters

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

Stateful connection optimization over stretched networks with temporary tromboning

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

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

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

Creating layer 2 extension networks in a hybrid cloud computing system

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

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

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

Traffic event recording and recreation

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

Social networking relationships processing method, system, and storage medium

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

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

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

Efficient, automated distributed-search methods and systems

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

Data center monitoring based on electromagnetic wave detection

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

Live migration of virtual computing instances between data centers

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

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

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

Power phase energy level monitoring and management in a data center

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

Multi-level data center using consolidated power control

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

System and augmented reality head up display for vehicles

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

Modular isolation supports and floors

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

Underwater data center

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

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

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

Generation of data model mapping a data center

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

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

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

Information processing apparatus and information processing system

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

Electrically powered vehicle

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

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

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

Data center raised floor monitoring

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

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

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

Techniques for evaluating optimum data center operation

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

Session activity tracking for session adoption across multiple data centers

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

Information processing system and information processing method

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

Modular rack system

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

Trust establishment to deploy servers in data centers

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

Hierarchical clustering in a geographically dispersed network environment

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

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

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

System and topology discovery in data center networks

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

Data center connectivity systems and methods through packet-optical switches

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

Portable personal emergency alert system and associated methods

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

Colocation and anticolocation in colocation data centers via elastic nets

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

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

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

System and distributed console server architecture

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

Data center cooling system

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

Data center raised floor monitoring

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

Method and heterogeneous data storage management in cloud computing

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

Ethernet congestion control and prevention

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

Technologies for event based debugging of data center switching

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

Systems and methods to reduce power consumption in data centers

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

Managing systems hosted at data centers

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

Single-mode large effective area optical fibers

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

Data center modular systems

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

Technologies for sled architecture

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

Robotically serviceable computing rack and sleds

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

Storage sled for a data center

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

Storage sled for data center

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

Thermally efficient compute resource apparatuses and methods

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

Dynamic memory for compute resources in a data center

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

Disaggregated physical memory resources in a data center

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

Configurable computing resource physical location determination

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

Technologies for optical communication in rack clusters

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

Technologies for switching network traffic in a data center

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

End point scaling on segment routing fabrics

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

Technologies for data center multi-zone cabling

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

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

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

Frequency domain equalization method

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

Automated data center maintenance

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

Technologies for a low-latency interface to data storage

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

Computer resource allocation to workloads in an information technology environment

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

Memory module for a data center compute sled

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

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

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

Storage sled and techniques for a data center

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

Technologies for low-latency compression

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

Technologies for variable-extent storage over network fabrics

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

Memory sharing for physical accelerator resources in a data center

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

Method and system for implementing a data center operating system

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

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

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

Server rack for improved data center management

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

Technologies for predicting power usage of a data center

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

Technologies for blind mating for sled-rack connections

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

Network containers

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

Data center networks

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

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

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

Method and providing distributed checkpointing

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

Server rack for improved data center management

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

Water mist protection for forced ventilation interstitial spaces

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

System and energy harvesting in a data center

A system and method for energy harvesting in a data center has one or more collection devices, a thermoelectric device, and a controller for directing the operation of the thermoelectric device and other equipment in the data center. The waste heat generated by the servers in the data center is harnessed and directed into the thermoelectric device where the waste heat is converted to usable electrical energy under the direction of the controller.
Klemm+sohn Gmbh & Co. Kg

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