Oracle Patent Grants

Decompression history buffer read/write pipelines

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792044
A method for a hardware decompression read pipeline, the method including determining a length and a distance of a first entity from a buffer; launching a first read request for reading a first data from the buffer; obtaining a second entity from the buffer; determining a distance of the second entity; calculating a new distance for the second entity; and decreasing a first counter by one for each cycle that data is read and returned from the buffer, wherein, when a first number of…

System and method for supporting deployment in a multitenant application server environment

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792099
In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for supporting deployment in an application server environment. A resource, for example an application or library, can be deployed to different resource groups in different partitions in a domain, to a resource group template referenced by the different resource groups, or to a domain-level resource group. One or more additional deployment operations can be performed on a deployed resource by a partition…

Loading values from a value vector into subregisters of a single instruction multiple data register

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792117
A method and apparatus for efficiently processing data in various formats in a single instruction multiple data (“SIMD”) architecture is presented. Specifically, a method to unpack a fixed-width bit values in a bit stream to a fixed width byte stream in a SIMD architecture is presented. A method to unpack variable-length byte packed values in a byte stream in a SIMD architecture is presented. A method to decompress a run length encoded compressed bit-vector in a SIMD architecture is…

Debugger with method restart capability

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792198
Methods and apparatus for debuggers supporting method restart are described. A method comprises implementing a user interface (UI) enabling a user to submit a request, via a single interaction within a debugging session, to restart execution of an invocable operation of a program. The method further comprises, in response to a request to restart an invocable operation, designating, as the source code line whose corresponding executable code is to be executed next, the first line of…

Master/slave compression engine

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792291
A method for hardware master/slave compression of a file, including resetting a counter; loading a first data portion of the file in a first buffer; loading a second data portion of the file in a second buffer; acquiring a first search string from the second buffer; performing a plurality of parallel searches for the acquired first search string in the first buffer; processing a plurality of results from the plurality of parallel searches; outputting a literal or a length-distance entity…

Enterprise-based searching of new and updated data

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792307
A searchable staging data store is provided, which stores new and updated records during a period of entry of those records to an enterprise-accessible data store and update of a search index with information from those records. The searchable data store provides rapid access to the data during that period of entry. Embodiments provide for searching a search index for records responsive to a search query, searching the searchable staging data store for records responsive to the search…

Online database migration

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792321
Various arrangements for performing an online migration between server systems is presented. A transfer, from a source server system to a target server system, of a database, may be initiated. During the transfer, the database of the source server system may remain online. A timing indication of when transfer of the database was initiated may be recorded. While transferring the database, modifications to the records of the database may be received. The plurality of modifications may be…

Role assignments in a cloud infrastructure

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792338
Provisioning, managing and tracking of services provided by a cloud infrastructure system are described. A subscription order request from a customer for services provided by the cloud infrastructure system is received. A separation of roles performed by different customer entities in a customer's organization when the customer subscribes to services in the cloud infrastructure system is determined. The roles relate to providing information about different portions of the subscription…

In-database sharded queue

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792349
A method and apparatus for an in-database sharded queue that supports JMS session ordering is provided. Messages from a plurality of enqueuers are stored in a plurality of shards of a particular queue. For each enqueuer, all messages are stored in only one of the shards. Each shard includes one or more subshards, each subshard having one or more partitions of a queue table maintained by a relational database system. All messages from a first enqueuer are stored in partitions of the queue…

Flip-flop clustering for integrated circuit design

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792398
A system provides placement of components for an integrated circuit having a plurality of flip-flops. The system clusters the plurality of flip-flops into a plurality of clusters and relocates one or more of the flip-flops in response to overlapping placement locations. The clustering includes using a K-means algorithm to assign a flip-flop to a cluster while adding weight to each cluster based on its current size.

System and framework for instant messenger timecard integration

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792590
In an Instant Messenger, a current state that is transmitted to other employees is selectable by user input, to be a first state identifying a given employee as working or a second state identifying the given employee as taking a break. A draft time card is automatically prepared for the given employee, by using a time at which the current state is set in the IM to the first state as a time of occurrence of a clock-in event in tracking time to be paid, or when it is set to the second…

Orchestration of software applications upgrade using checkpoints

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9785427
Embodiments provide techniques for concurrently upgrading one or more software applications hosted by one or multiple hosts. Checkpoint data associated with the upgrade processes executing on the multiple hosts may be generated during the upgrade. The checkpoint data may be stored in a shared storage that can be accessed by the upgrade processes. Each upgrade process running on a host may be adapted to read checkpoint data from the shared storage and write checkpoint data only to a…

Metadata-driven dynamic specialization

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9785456
Metadata-driven dynamic specialization may include applying a type erasure operation to a set of instruction in a generic class or to a method declaration that includes typed variables using an encoded form of an instruction or an argument to an instruction. The instruction may operate on values of the reference types and the argument may be a signature that indicates the reference types. The encoded form may be annotated to include metadata indicating which type variables have been…

Probabilistic search and retrieval of work order equipment parts list data based on identified failure tracking attributes

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9785893
This disclosure describes, generally, methods and systems for creating dynamic subsets of larger equipment parts lists (EPLs). For example, a method may include receiving a search request that includes an associated failure code and a target asset. The method might further include providing an EPL for the asset type, and retrieving sub-lists of the EPL based on previous search requests which are associated with the failure code for the asset type. The method may further predict which one…

Simulation of supply chain plans using web service

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9785894
A new computer-readable medium, computer-implemented method, and system is provided which can allow a user to make changes to the planning data, generate a new plan, generate a new solution based on the generated plan, or perform an alternative scenario analysis on the generated plan. In one embodiment, a new model for representing planning data, identified as a “base-plus-delta” model is provided. In another embodiment, a new web service implementation for a planning engine is…

Memory power selection using local voltage regulators

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9786385
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with using a local voltage regulator embedded within a memory sub-array are described. In one embodiment, a memory device includes a memory sub-array including a set of memory cells and a local voltage regulator. The local voltage regulator is configured to generate a local voltage for powering the memory sub-array. The memory device includes switch logic connected to the memory sub-array and configured to select between the local…

System and method for supporting a selection service in a server environment

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9787561
A system and method can support socket programming in a server environment, such as a distributed data grid. The server environment can include a selection service that operates to register a plurality of sockets, wherein each socket is associated with a handler in a plurality of handlers. Furthermore, the selection service can listen for one or more incoming connection requests on the plurality of sockets, and invoke a pluggable callback provided by a handler associated with a…

Privileged account plug-in framework—usage policies

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9787657
Techniques for managing privileged accounts via a privileged access management service are provided. In some examples, the service may be configured with a plug-in framework for accessing secure resources. In some aspects, a log-in request that includes authentication information and corresponds to the service may be received. Session access to at least one secure resource may be provided when a user is authenticated. In some examples, a request to perform an action associated with the…

Identifying roles with similar membership and entitlement information

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9787688
Techniques are disclosed for identifying roles with similar membership and/or entitlement information in an identity management system of an enterprise. A role defined in an identity management system may be associated with membership information and entitlement information. The membership information may identify one or more members who has been assigned the role. The entitlement information may determine how members of the role can interact with a target system within the enterprise.…

Power and network traffic optimization in communication synchronization

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9787769
A method of syncing emails between an email server and a client device may include storing a plurality of emails for a user account. The method may also include receiving a request to sync emails between the email server and the client device. The request may include one or more discrete time intervals. The method may additionally include selecting, from the plurality of emails, emails associated with the one or more discrete time intervals. The method may further include sending at…