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8972966 Updating firmware in a hybrid computing environment  
Systems, methods and products directed toward facilitating firmware updates in a hybrid computing environment. One aspect includes providing a primary operating environment and a secondary...
8972965 Display device and method for controlling and upgrading the same  
A display device and method for controlling and updating the same are disclosed herein. The display device may include a broadcast receiver for receiving a broadcast signal, a demultiplexer for...
8972963 End-to-end patch automation and integration  
A method of automating patching of a computer system includes determining whether a computer patch is available for a computer system of a customer, determining a patch management policy of the...
8972519 Optimization of multimedia service over an IMS network  
Predetermined multimedia services are provided to a plurality of users through a IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). A request is received at a placement server of a multimedia service by at least one...
8972973 Firmware update discovery and distribution  
A firmware update system is described that collectively handles firmware updates for hardware resources of a computing device. The firmware update system may be configured to handle firmware...
8972964 Dynamic firmware updating system for use in translated computing environments  
Systems and methods for updating firmware executing on a computing system are disclosed. One method includes building an initial stack for use by an updated firmware module, and quiescing I/O...
8972874 Graphical user interface typing and mapping system  
A graphical user interface (GUI) type model helps application designers create error free graphical user interface applications (GAPs). The GUI type model provides a reference set of GUI element...
8966466 System for performing firmware updates on a number of drives in an array with minimum interruption to drive I/O operations  
The present invention concerns an apparatus comprising a management utility and a processing utility. The management utility may be implemented on a host computer and be configured to initiate a...
8966646 Software license management  
A method of managing a software license comprises loading a software program into volatile memory, obtaining authorization data, modifying a portion of the volatile memory relied upon by the...
8966098 Method and/or apparatus for certifying an out of band management application in an external storage array  
A method for configuring a storage array, comprising the steps of (A) configuring the storage array with a minimal number of components for initial testing; (B) sending a first symbol call command...
8966235 System for remote provisioning of electronic devices by overlaying an initial image with an updated image  
There is provided a method and system to automatically provide software and/or firmware updates to the electronic devices, particularly mobile devices used by consumers such as portable health-care...
8966470 Remote content updates for portable media devices  
Improved techniques for interaction between a host device (e.g., host computer) and a portable media device (e.g., media player) are disclosed. According to one embodiment, interaction between the...
8966465 Customization creation and update for multi-layer XML customization  
Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for customizing aspects of a metadata-driven software application. In particular, embodiments of the present invention provide (1) a...
8966154 Data programming circuit and method for OTP memory  
A data programming circuit is provided. A one-time-programmable (OTP) stores a first version of encoding data corresponding to a first version of a read-only memory (ROM) code. A control unit...
8966467 System and method for performing an in-service software upgrade in non-redundant systems  
An information handling system is provided. The information handling system includes one or more devices coupled together to route information between the one or more devices and other devices...
8959120 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and function expansion program  
Disclosed is an information processing apparatus provided with a software environment in which a function of the information processing apparatus is added and deleted by a plug-in and having a...
8959505 Updating elements in data storage facility using predefined state machine over extended time period  
A sequence for distributing at least one of a plurality of code packages to the at least one facility according to different states of a fixed state machine is set. The at least one of the...
8954952 Portable business process deployment model across different application servers  
A method and apparatus for providing portability of a business process deployment model across different application servers. In one embodiment, a method may include determining which application...
8954719 Method for remote provisioning of electronic devices by overlaying an initial image with an updated image  
There is provided a method and system to automatically provide software and/or firmware updates to the electronic devices, particularly mobile devices used by consumers such as portable health-care...
8954951 Stop distribution of application updates  
A communication device may determine whether an installed application should be updated based on an uninstall and/or reinstall history of the application and control distribution of updates to the...
8954948 Obsolescence tolerant flash memory architecture and physical building block (PBB) implementation  
An electronic module and method for updating an electronic device wherein the electronic module is connected to a circuit board having one or more memory interfaces which may be embodied as...
8954953 Systems and methods for deploying a customized operating system  
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method may include extracting an operating system install image from a source installation package. The method may also include receiving...
8949297 Content switch management  
Embodiments of a system and method manage a configuration of a plurality of content switching devices in a networked system by generating a first configuration data file and translating the first...
8949590 Controlling access to software component state  
A request is received from a software component of a software product to access a value of a public setting of the software component. A check is made as to whether the request conforms to an...
8949819 Rationalizing functions to identify re-usable services  
A method of dynamically offering upgraded services in a network comprising functions, the method comprising a computer performing the steps of: applying a similar functionality analysis on the...
8949140 Method and system for dynamic software reconfiguration triggered by component- or system- initiated events  
A method for handling events in compositional applications represented as processing graphs, including: receiving an event notification; modifying a planning domain according to the event...
8949818 Mechanism for facilitating dynamic and trusted cloud-based extension upgrades for computing systems  
A mechanism is described for facilitating dynamic and trusted cloud-based extension upgrades for computing systems according to one embodiment of the invention. A method of embodiments of the...
8949823 On board vehicle installation supervisor  
The present disclosure describes a microprocessor executable installation supervisor operable to determine, for a selected computational component to be installed in the vehicle, whether the...
8949783 Method and system for lazy data serialization in computer communications  
A method of transmitting information to a receiving computer systems includes determining in a processing unit of a computer whether a receiving computer system can receive the information without...
8949130 Internal and external speech recognition use with a mobile communication facility  
In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for a user interacting with a mobile communication facility, where speech presented by the user is recorded using a...
8949814 Providing a software upgrade risk map for a deployed customer system  
An approach is provided that receives and processes a software change package. The software change package includes changes to an installed software product. Change metadata corresponding to the...
8949812 System and method for updating hard-coded dependencies  
A system and method includes discovering one or more instances of external resource access by statically analyzing application code. One or more locations of constants are identified in the...
8949817 Updating software on dormant disks  
In a method of updating software on a dormant disk, exposed files are accessed. The exposed files are exposed by mounting the dormant disk. The exposed files are scanned to determine the status of...
8949815 Driver installation for targeted and non-present devices  
A computer-implemented method for managing device drivers includes requesting a device driver update set for a plurality of devices connectable to a computing device. The method also includes...
8949813 Systems and methods for facilitating activation of operating systems  
Systems and methods are disclosed that may be implemented to install and use a replacement BIOS code stored in non-volatile memory of the system BIOS to facilitate activation of a new or...
8949792 Methods and systems for data service development  
Development of data services can be enhanced through the use of methods and systems that automate aspects of the build process. Particularly, software can be used to automatically generate test...
8949816 Firmware updating method, image forming apparatus, and storage medium  
An updating method for firmware that is stored as a file in an image forming apparatus that includes a file system that has a journaling function. The method comprises determining whether an update...
8943493 Automation of application deployment  
Some embodiments of automating application deployment have been presented. In one embodiment, a production repository is created in a federated source code management system to accept software from...
8943075 Shared tenancy classes in a service model architecture  
An object class is disclosed. The object class comprises a mixed-tenanted object class. An instance of the mixed tenanted object class is indicated as tenanted or is indicated as non-tenanted.
8943490 Intelligent non-stop software upgrade  
In general, techniques are described for performing a controlled non-stop software upgrade (NSSU) of a network device. In some examples, a method includes receiving, by a first network device...
8943488 Video game forward compatibility including software patching  
Methods for updating video game software or handheld game devices, and systems for performing the methods. In some embodiments a first handheld game device with a later version of a game update...
8942888 Extensible scheme for operating vehicle head unit as extended interface for mobile device  
In an example, a processing device sends, to a remote network device, a request for an application of a mobile device to utilize a resource of a vehicle head unit, the request including a first...
8943489 High availability in-service software upgrade using virtual machine instances in dual computing appliances  
Techniques are described for providing high availability during an in-service software upgrade (ISSU) of an appliance within a network device, e.g., a router, by running a pair of virtual machines...
8943494 Method for installing and managing NFC applications with pictures  
A method for installing a NFC application (APP) that includes a picture (PIC) in a mobile communication device (3) comprises: at a Service Provider (1) transmitting the NFC application (APP)...
8941861 Image forming system having an image forming apparatus and a host and a method of managing the same  
An image forming apparatus, a host client, an image forming system and a managing method thereof are provided. The managing method of an image forming system which includes an image forming...
8938717 Updating an installed computer program  
A computer-implemented method of updating an installed computer program can include receiving a user input specifying a query against help documents of a documentation system of the installed...
8938733 Generating a customized set of tasks for migration of a deployed software solution  
A migration set list generator specifies a physical topology of a deployed software solution, wherein the software solution comprises software components and data associated with the software...
8938734 User-driven configuration  
The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing user-driven configuration of application content packages. One process includes operations for...
8935687 Incrementally updating a software appliance  
An appliance support module can be configured to update and upgrade the software incrementally. To achieve this, the appliance support module can be configured to receive a request to update or...
8935604 Method and system for distribution of content using a syndication delay  
Embodiments of methods and systems for incorporating user generated content into a web page are disclosed. In particular, embodiments of such systems and methods may incorporate user generated...