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Hybrid code modification in intermediate language for software application

Granted: March 26, 2019
Patent Number: 10241890
Computer program, methods, and systems for code modification of a programming language platform and a software application in an intermediate language at different times are disclosed. The methods and system may modify a portion of the programming language platform in the intermediate language at a first time to alter a functionality of or add a new functionality to the programming language platform; and may modify the software application in the intermediate language at a second time…

Provisioning timestamp-based storage units for time series data

Granted: March 19, 2019
Patent Number: 10235081
Provisioning timestamp-based storage units for time series data is described. A time series database system determines a remaining time period for a first storage unit to reach a storage capacity, the first storage unit storing first data with a first minimum timestamp. The time series database system provisions a second storage unit if the remaining time period for the first storage unit satisfies the provisioning threshold and stores second data with a second minimum timestamp to the…

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

Granted: March 19, 2019
Patent Number: 10235148
In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for creating, exporting, viewing and testing, and importing custom applications in a multitenant database environment. These mechanisms and methods can enable embodiments to provide a vehicle for sharing applications across organizational boundaries. The ability to share applications across organizational boundaries can enable tenants in a multi-tenant database system, for example, to easily and efficiently import…

Matching objects using match rules and lookup key

Granted: March 19, 2019
Patent Number: 10235476
Some embodiments of the present invention include a method for identifying match candidates in a database object and may include generating, by a database system, a match key associated with a lookup field of a database object. The method may further include activating, by the database system, a matching rule associated with the match key, and receiving, by the database system, a request to search for duplicate candidates in the database object. The request may include an input entity.…

Generating feature vectors from RDF graphs

Granted: March 19, 2019
Patent Number: 10235637
The technology disclosed describes systems and methods for generating feature vectors from resource description framework (RDF) graphs. Machine learning tasks frequently operate on vectors of features. Available systems for parsing multiple documents often generate RDF graphs. Once a set of interesting features to be considered has been established, the disclosed technology describes systems and methods for generating feature vectors from the RDF graphs for the documents. In one example…

Methods and systems for protecting computing resources

Granted: March 19, 2019
Patent Number: 10237336
Some embodiments of the present invention include a method for controlling requests to be transmitted to a server computing system. The method generating, by a first requester, a request to be transmitted to a first server computing system, the first requester being part of a first group of requesters, each of the requesters in the first group of requesters is configured to access an indicator to determine whether the first server computing system is ready to receive its request, the…

Behavioral authentication

Granted: March 19, 2019
Patent Number: 10237733
Behavioral authentication is described. A mobile device records a first location of the mobile device. The mobile device records a second location of the mobile device. The mobile device determines whether a route from the first location to the second location matches an expected route. The mobile device generates an access-enabling token in response to a determination that the route from the first location to the second location matches the expected route. The mobile device enables…

Implementing composite custom indices in a multi-tenant database

Granted: March 12, 2019
Patent Number: 10229157
Methods and systems for query optimization for a multi-tenant database system are provided. Some embodiments comprise receiving, at a network interface of a server computer in a multi-tenant database system, an original query transmitted to the multi-tenant database system by a user associated with a tenant, wherein the original query is associated with data accessible by the tenant, and wherein the multi-tenant database system includes a first two-column custom index. Metadata…

Optimizing result presentation of a database operation

Granted: March 12, 2019
Patent Number: 10229174
Techniques for optimizing result presentation for a database query. A database query is received. The database query is performed with a clause indicating one or more offset values to be used in displaying results from the database query. The one or more offset values indicate a subset within the results from the database query to be presented. An order is imposed on the results from the database query. The subset is presented as determined by the one or more offset values.

Generating content objects using an integrated development environment

Granted: March 5, 2019
Patent Number: 10223136
Disclosed are examples of systems, apparatus, methods, and computer program products for generating content objects using an integrated development environment. In some implementations, an integrated development environment is displayed. A request to generate or update an educational content object can be processed, and a presentation including metadata selection options can be provided. After a selection of one of the metadata selection options is received, the presentation can be…

Distributed sorting of event log files

Granted: March 5, 2019
Patent Number: 10223367
In an example, composite keys for an event log may be provided. A partitioner may be configured to extract a natural key from the composite keys and distribute log lines of event log files to a plurality of reducer nodes based on a value of the natural key. A comparator may use a log time of the composite key to sort a received portion of the distributed log lines.

System and method for analyzing complex metadata

Granted: March 5, 2019
Patent Number: 10223389
In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method executable by a computer to analyze complex metadata of a data source is provided. The method includes: receiving, by a processor, complex metadata from the data source; processing, by a processor, the complex metadata to determine a dictionary of metadata; processing, by a processor, the dictionary of metadata to determine a graph of nodes and edges; processing, by a processor, the graph using a single feature analysis method; and…

Worm hashing

Granted: March 5, 2019
Patent Number: 10223396
An entries array having a pre-selected number of initially empty buckets and structured as a circular array is maintained. Each of the pre-selected number of entries in the entries array has a corresponding index value. A chaining array having the pre-selected number of buckets and structured as a circular array is also maintained. Each of the pre-selected number of entries in the chaining array has the same corresponding index value as the corresponding bucket in the entries array. A…

Adaptive permission token

Granted: March 5, 2019
Patent Number: 10223541
Techniques are disclosed relating to generating permission tokens. A first computer system may store permission information for a user that indicates a plurality of permissions for the user for accessing data within a database system. The first computer system may receive, from a user device, a permission request for permissions to perform actions at a second computer system. In response to authenticating the user, the first computer system may create a token with one or more permissions…

Method and computer program product for order preserving symbol based encryption

Granted: March 5, 2019
Patent Number: 10223546
Techniques for sorting encrypted data within a software as a service (SaaS) environment. Data is encrypted on a per symbol basis with a symbol based encryption module. Sort and search functionality preserving encryption that allows other modules to sort tokens and to search for tokens is provided. Encrypted tokens that have been encrypted by the symbol based encryption module are stored in a database. Access to the encrypted tokens is provided through the SaaS environment.

Automated authorization response techniques

Granted: March 5, 2019
Patent Number: 10225242
Techniques are disclosed relating to automating permission requests, e.g., in the context of multi-factor authentication. In some embodiments a mobile device receives permission requests that specify sets of one or more automation criteria. In some embodiments, the mobile device prompts a user for a response to permission requests when the criteria are not met and automatically responds to permission requests (e.g., without requiring user input) when the criteria are met. Disclosed…

Automated authorization response techniques

Granted: March 5, 2019
Patent Number: 10225264
Techniques are disclosed relating to automating permission requests, e.g., in the context of multi-factor authentication. A mobile device may display an option to allow a user to automate responses to future permission requests to perform an action. The mobile device may automatically respond to subsequent permission requests based on at least one automation criterion. The action may include login, transaction approval, physical access, vehicle ignition, account recovery, etc. The…

Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface

Granted: February 26, 2019
Patent Number: D841668

System and method for generating a user profile based on skill information

Granted: February 26, 2019
Patent Number: 10216397
Disclosed are systems, apparatus, and methods for generating a user profile interface based on skill information associated with a user. Skill information associated with the user may be received. The skill information may include data values that identify at least one skill associated with the user, and that further identify a skill level associated with the at least one skill. A plurality of user interface components may be generated based on the received skill information. The…

System, method and computer program product for adjusting a data query

Granted: February 26, 2019
Patent Number: 10216791
In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for adjusting a data query. These mechanisms and methods for adjusting a data query can enable more relevant query results, increased efficiency and revenue, optimized customer interaction, etc.