Oracle Patent Grants

Adaptive microprocessor power ramp control

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9710042
Embodiments of the invention provide adaptive power ramp control (APRC) in microprocessors. One implementation of the APRC can compute a present core power and a present power ramp condition in the microprocessor, for example, to determine whether the present power is in a particular predefined control zone and whether the present power ramp is greater than a predefined threshold for that control zone. Those determinations can indicate a likelihood of an imminent, undesirable power ramp…

Method for migrating CPU state from an inoperable core to a spare core

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9710273
An apparatus is disclosed in which the apparatus may include a plurality of cores, including a first core, a second core and a third core, and circuitry coupled to the first core. The first core may be configured to process a plurality of instructions. The circuitry may be may be configured to detect that the first core stopped committing a subset of the plurality of instructions, and to send an indication to the second core that the first core stopped committing the subset. The second…

Creating composite baselines based on a plurality of different baselines

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9710353
Techniques that improve manageability of systems. Techniques are provided for creating different types of baselines that are more flexible and dynamic in nature. A future-based baseline may be created defining a period of time, wherein at least a portion of the period of time is in the future. A baseline may be created that is a composite of multiple baselines. In general, baselines may be specified having one or more periods of time that are either contiguous or non-contiguous. A…

Simplifying access to documents accessed recently in a remote system

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9710443
Simplifying access to documents accessed recently on a remote system. In one embodiment, the list of documents accessed by a user using a first instance of an application in a first/remote system is maintained. The list of documents is provided/displayed to the same user when using a second instance of the same application on a second/local system, thereby facilitating the user to access the documents accessed recently on the remote system.

Publishing RDF quads as relational views

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9710568
A method, system, and computer program product for transforming RDF quads to relational views. The method commences by receiving a named graph, the named graph comprising at least one RDF quad, and analyzing the named graph to produce analysis metadata. The method uses the analysis metadata to generate relational views. The method further comprises publishing a relational view in the form of a SPARQL query. The quality of the results can be quantitatively measured and reported by…

Graphical top-down planning system

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9710571
A system is provided that visually represents a planning structure. The system displays a node that represents an element of the planning structure and a value associated with the element within a user interface. The system further receives a first user interaction that is a movement of a cursor over the node in a direction. The system further generates child elements within the planning structure in response to the first user interaction, where the child elements are children of the…

Using voice input at a mobile point of sale

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9710800
A method, system, and computer-readable storage medium for using voice input at a mobile point-of-sale (POS) are disclosed. For example, one method involves receiving a voice input, where the receiving is performed by a mobile POS (MPOS) device. The method also involves determining, based on the voice input, whether to use voice-based processing. In response to a determination to use the voice-based processing, performing voice-based processing, including selecting a first workflow based…

Method and apparatus for enabling concurrent rating during a re-rating operation

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9710833
The present disclosure provides for enabling concurrent rating during a re-rating operation. A first notification is received. The first notification indicates that a re-rating process, which comprises a modification to a customer state for a customer service account, has been initiated for the customer service account. A concurrent usage request is received while the re-rating process is ongoing. The concurrent usage request comprises a request to perform a transaction affecting the…

Javascript API for WebRTC

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9712593
In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for real-time communication signaling between HTML5 endpoints and between HTML5 endpoints and the IMS Core of a telecommunication network. In an embodiment the system includes a WebRTC Session Controller (WSC) communicating over an Internet domain protocol with a client-side controller. The WSC terminates web communications with the client-side, parses, and normalizes the Web communications into an internal…

Embedded event processing

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9712645
Techniques for embedded event processing are provided. In some examples, instructions for executing at least a subset of complex event processing features may be received. A stream of events received by the edge computing device may be identified. Additionally, the events of the stream utilizing the subset of complex event processing features may be processed. Further, in some aspects, the processed events may be provided to a complex event platform of a server.

System and method to determine a location associated with an internet phone

Granted: July 18, 2017
Patent Number: 9712956
An Internet phone may be physically located based on its credential. The credential is related to a MAC address of the Internet phone. The MAC address is related to a port identifier of a network switch in communication with the Internet phone. The port identifier is related to a physical location of the Internet phone.

Logically partitioning remote virtual library extensions for use in disaster recovery of production data

Granted: July 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9703648
Systems and methods that make use of logical partitions of a second tier of disk storage at a disaster recovery (DR) site remote from a production site as part of a DR setup to advantageously reduce disruption to production site data production operations during DR procedures while providing for the substantially immediate recall or retrieval of data previously migrated to the remote second tier of disk storage.

Universal cache management system

Granted: July 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9703706
Techniques for universal cache management are described. In an example embodiment, a plurality of caches are allocated, in volatile memory of a computing device, to a plurality of data-processing instances, where each one of the plurality of caches is exclusively allocated to a separate one of the plurality of data-processing instances. A common cache is allocated in the volatile memory of the computing device, where the common cache is shared by the plurality of data-processing…

Tactical query to continuous query conversion

Granted: July 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9703836
Techniques for managing tactical query to continuous query conversion are provided. In some examples, a tactical query configured to enable the pulling of business event data from a database to a query engine may be determined. For example, a query engine may be configured with the tactical query. The configuration may be based at least in part on an indication of the business event data to be displayed. Further, in some examples, a conversion of the tactical query to a continuous query…

System and method for supporting partition level journaling for synchronizing data in a distributed data grid

Granted: July 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9703853
A system and method can support partition level journaling for synchronizing data between clusters in a distributed data grid. The system can associate a journal cache with one or more user caches in a local cluster, wherein said one or more user caches are split into a plurality of partitions. Furthermore, the system can capture one or more data changes that are applied to different partitions of said one or more user caches, and can store said one or more data changes in the journal…

Inventory balance common object

Granted: July 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9704120
Stored inventory balance information in a first format for use by a first computerized system is transformed to readily make the stored inventory balance information available for use in a second computerized system that utilizes a second format in a cost-efficient and time-efficient manner.

Multi-level distribution planning

Granted: July 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9704125
Systems and methods are described herein that provide multi-level distribution planning utilizing simplified inventory movements to simplify the distribution planning process for inventory movements that include cross-docking while identifying cross-docked inventory to the cross-dock locations to prevent unnecessary handling. A simplified inventory movement is constructed that represents a multi-level route as a single movement from source to destination with an associated lead time that…

Enterprise structure configurator

Granted: July 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9704162
Tools for configuring an enterprise applications. In one aspect, the tools provide a user interface to allow an implementer describe, based on an interview with executives of the organization, an enterprise structure of an organization, and a data structure generator to configure the enterprise application to reflect this enterprise structure. In one aspect, these tools can allow a general case to guide the default assignment of intersections of legal and managerial reporting structures…

Systems and methods for determining value of social media pages

Granted: July 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9704165
Systems and methods for evaluating the effectiveness of social media pages. Users of social media systems review and publish various kinds of content on social media pages, including various messages, audio clips, video clips, polls, web links, etc. A social media page evaluation system hosted on a physical server or a cloud receives a social media page that is to be evaluated, and provides results of an evaluation process. The evaluation process involves processing of various criteria…

Method and system for implementing profiles for an enterprise business application

Granted: July 11, 2017
Patent Number: 9704168
Methods and systems for implementing extensible profiles for enterprise applications. Users of the system are able to continuously extend their contact model by adding additional attributes or by adding related custom objects over a period of time. This permits the users of the system to adapt to changing circumstances and needs. Web services are able to perform operations on the extended attributes and objects through the use of profile adapters. Some embodiments also provide the…