Oracle Patent Grants

Optimized JavaServer Pages lifecycle model

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9658838
Systems and methods are provided that service a JavaServer Page (“JSP”), including receiving a request for a JSP page, parsing source code for the JSP page, creating a tree of the parsed source code. executing the tree in memory, and returning the requested JSP page. Accordingly, JSP pages do not require repeated recompilation, and JSP pages with customized content may be quickly regenerated with a low performance overhead.

System and method for supporting buffer allocation in a shared memory queue

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9658879
A system and method can support buffer allocation in a shared memory queue. The shared memory queue can be associated with a shared memory, to which one or more communication peers are attached. One or more processes can travel through a plurality of memory blocks in the shared memory, and can allocate one or more message buffers in the shared memory mutual exclusively. The allocated message buffers can be used to contain one or more messages for the one or more communication peers.…

Event-based orchestration in distributed order orchestration system

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9658901
A distributed order orchestration system is provided that includes an event manager configured to generate and publish a set of events based on a process state and metadata stored in a database. A set of subscribers can consume the set of events, and each subscriber can execute a task based on the consumed event.

Systems and methods for spatially displaced correlation for detecting value ranges of transient correlation in machine data of enterprise systems

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9658910
Aspects of the present disclosure include systems and/or methods for detecting ranges of data that represent transient correlations in machine data corresponding to various hardware and/or software systems, such as enterprise systems employed by an information technology (“IT”) organization. In various aspects, the machine data may comprise one or more operational metrics that represent system performance, usage, and/or business activity of the enterprise system. The operational…

Debugging framework for distributed ETL process with multi-language support

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659012
In various embodiments, a data integration system is disclosed which enables users to debug distributed data integration scenarios which are platform and technology independent. A debugger client can connect to a plurality of local and/or remote hosts executing portions of a distributed data integration scenario. The debugger client can additionally enable line-by-line debugging of the portions of the distributed data integration scenario using a plurality of language-specific…

Maintaining staleness information for aggregate data

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659039
Computer systems, machine-implemented methods, and stored instructions are provided herein for maintaining information that describes aggregate characteristics of data within zones. Stored data may be separated into defined zone(s). Data structure(s), such as zone map(s), may store, for each of the zone(s), aggregate characteristic(s) of data in the zone, and a stored indication of whether or not the zone is stale. When a change is made to data in a particular zone that was not stale, a…

Model for capturing audit trail data with reduced probability of loss of critical data

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659041
An aspect of the present invention provides for capturing of audit trail data related to processing of requests. In an embodiment, the received requests are classified into a first category and a second category. For each request in the first category, the corresponding audit trail data is stored directly into non-volatile storage upon processing of the request. On the other hand, for each request in the second category, the audit trail data is first stored into a volatile memory upon…

Generic indexing for efficiently supporting ad-hoc query over hierarchically marked-up data

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659045
Hierarchical data objects are indexed using an index referred to herein as a hierarchy-value index. A hierarchy-value index has, as index keys, tokens (tag name, a word in node string value) that are extracted from hierarchical data objects. Each token is mapped to the locations that correspond to the data for the token in hierarchical data objects. A token can represent a non-leaf node, such as an XML element or a JSON field. A location can be a region covering and subsuming child…

Probing a hash table using vectorized instructions

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659046
Techniques for performing database operations using vectorized instructions are provided. In one technique, a hash table probe phase involves executing vectorized instructions to determine where in a bucket a particular key is located. This determination may be preceded by one or more vectorized instructions that are used to determine whether the bucket contains the particular key.

Techniques to extract and flatten hierarchies

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659073
Techniques for extracting hierarchical data stored in multiple records, flattening the hierarchical data, and storing the flattened data in a data warehouse. The data source may be an online transaction processing (OLTP) system that is designed to perform transaction processing and that stores hierarchy data in the form of multiple parent-child relationship records. The hierarchy data extracted from the data source is flattened and stored in a flattened form in a target system such as a…

System and method for supporting failover during synchronization between clusters in a distributed data grid

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659078
A system and method can support failover during synchronization between autonomous clusters in a distributed data grid. The system allows a cluster member in a source cluster to take over as an owner of a partition in a source cluster, when another cluster member in the source cluster becomes unavailable. Then, a cluster member in the destination cluster can receive one or more replication messages from said cluster member in the source cluster, wherein said one or more replication…

Methods and systems for collecting and analyzing enterprise activities

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659265
Various systems and methods are described for gathering events and analyzing the events and nodes associated with the events. Various arrangements may include receiving events from one or more applications. An event may include two nodes and an action. These events may be stored and processed to determine relations between nodes. These relations may then be processed to determine the similarity between nodes. Further, the nodes may be ranked according to the importance of the nodes as…

Sample management for a sales call

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9659335
Systems and methods are provided that record details of product samples given to a customer. A request to add one or more product sample records is received, and in response, user interface showing product sample information for available product samples is presented. The user interface may include a field for entering a quantity of each product sample given to the customer. One or more product sample records is recorded corresponding to each product sample for which a quantity was…

Techniques for filtering selective users in distribution lists

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9660832
Techniques, including systems and methods for distributing electronic messages, are disclosed. In an embodiment, information relating to a message thread is maintained. The information includes information identifying one or more members of a distribution list to be excluded from receiving messages in the message thread. When it has been determined to prevent distribution of the electronic message to one or more members of the distribution list, the electronic message is distributed to…

Architected data transfer

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9660900
Techniques for architected data transfer are described. A controller maintains a network information database representing overarching knowledge of the network, such as the underlying communication infrastructure, resource consumption limits, and segment locations. The controller uses the information stored in the network information database to direct transmitters to transfer data segments to receivers in a manner that ensures relatively predictable resource consumption. In one…

Congestion control for tunneled real-time communications

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9660915
A system performs congestion control functionality for real-time communications (“RTC”). The system establishes a tunnel by a tunneling server with a tunneling client of a user equipment (“UE”). The system receives a request from the UE to enable the congestion control functionality for an inner socket of the tunnel. The system sends a response back to the UE to indicate that the congestion control functionality is enabled for the inner socket. The system then monitors congestion…

Storage isolation using I/O authentication

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9660987
Techniques are described for logically isolating data I/O requests from different operating systems (OSes) for a same multi-tenant storage system (MTSS). Techniques provide for OSes and the MTSS to obtain security tokens associated with the OSes. In an embodiment, an OS uses a security token to generate an authentication token based on the contents of a data input/output (I/O) request and sends the authentication token to the MTSS along with the data I/O request. When an MTSS receives…

System and method for distributed denial of service identification and prevention

Granted: May 23, 2017
Patent Number: 9661019
Systems and methods for discovery and classification of denial of service attacks in a distributed computing system may employ local agents on nodes thereof to detect resource-related events. An information later agent may determine if events indicate attacks, perform clustering analysis to determine if they represent known or unknown attack patterns, classify the attacks, and initiate appropriate responses to prevent and/or mitigate the attack, including sending warnings and/or…

Managing change events for devices in an enterprise system

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: 9652212
Techniques are disclosed for communicating to remote devices information about change events related to changes in access to an enterprise system. A device access management system may facilitate communication about a change event to the remote devices. Information about a change event may be stored in a change event object based on the type of change event (e.g., a policy change, an application change, and a settings change). A change event queue may persistently store information…

Clear in-memory business data cache across servers without restarting servers

Granted: May 16, 2017
Patent Number: 9654557
Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for updating cache data on multiple servers without requiring a restart of those servers. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide an ability for an application to clear one or more cached tables when the table content has been modified. The cache can be refreshed across servers without impacting the active transactions of end users. So for example, during a business process such as the general ledger period…