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8978024 Federated system automatic update communication to enable selective update of critical firmware elements  
A method for firmware update coordination in a federated computing system can include receiving in a host one of different computers coupled to one another in a federated computing system,...
8978160 Method for selective software rollback  
A system and method for validating a software file to be installed into a controller. The method includes preparing the software file including assigning a software version code to the software...
8972972 Handshaking methodology and redundant data channel between servers during software upgrade  
A method for upgrading software having steps (A) to (D) is disclosed. Step (A) may deny a first server access to read from and write to a database controlled by a second server while second...
8972971 Image instance mapping  
A method and system for image instance mapping is provided. The method includes receiving from change agents on virtual machine instances periodic monitoring data indicating changes for each...
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...
8972970 Firmware overwriting method in paired use wireless microphone and receiver  
A firmware overwriting method for paired use wireless microphone and receiver is disclosed. The firmware update method comprises building a wireless connection between the at least one wireless...
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...
8972967 Application packages using block maps  
Deploying applications to a device often involves generating an application package for installing the application anew, and application patches for updating the application from a specific first...
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...
8972349 Continuous integration of business intelligence software  
Methods for automatically testing a business intelligence artifact include authoring a business intelligence artifact selected from the group consisting of a report specification, an analysis cube,...
8972969 Out of band services updates  
Out of band component updating may include receiving a data structure that includes information regarding a component of an application. It may further include determining, from the data structure,...
8972968 Alternate service for applications  
Disclosed are various embodiments to accommodate incompatibilities between differing versions of client and server applications. The client application establishes, via a network of a client...
8966469 Apparatus, method and storage medium for determining versions and updating software  
An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store a list which makes the version of software correspond to mapping information, a first determination unit configured...
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...
8959503 Application version gatekeeping during upgrade  
Embodiments are directed to ensuring that only one version of an application is running on a cluster. In one scenario, a computer system includes a configuration agent that generates service...
8959506 Device for distribution of content  
A system, apparatus and method for distributing content are provided. A request to provide content available to associated computing devices is received from a computing device. A list of the...
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...
8954949 Smart patch delivery system  
Software fix packs and/or APAR's are maintained at a server for use on a requesting computer system. The requesting computer system makes a request for a specific APAR, which is identified by a...
8954950 Web portal application customization method and system using profiles  
Web portal application customization methods and systems using profiles allow developers to expose different functionalities and a different look and feel to users belonging to different user...
8949769 Spatial layout of hierarchical shared resources  
A hierarchical shared resources spatial visualization system and method including a visualization runtime user interface that quickly and efficiently displays a spatial layout of a shared resource...
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...
8949205 Information processing apparatus for processing application software and a patch file  
If a ROM medium is mounted on a media drive and a request for executing an application is received from an input device, a read controlling unit controls the media drive so that the media drive...
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...
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...
8943491 Systems and methods for maintaining CRTM code  
Embodiments comprise systems, methods and media for updating CRTM code in a computing machine. In one embodiment, the CRTM code initially resides in ROM and updated CRTM is stored in a staging area...
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...
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...
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...
8938730 Utilizing a multi-system set configuration to update a utility node system set  
A system set of a utility node device, such as a kernel and/or root file system, may be updated by utilizing a multi-system set configuration. For example, the multi-system set configuration may...
8935689 Concurrent embedded application update and migration  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system, method, and computer program product for updating software on an embedded computer device. According to one aspect of the present invention, a...
8930499 Data replication between software versions  
A method, computer program product, and system for data replication between software versions is described. A method may comprise determining if a first item created in a first software version...
8930930 Updating a computer system  
A method, computer program product, and system for updating a computer system may include collecting data describing usage characteristics on a customer computer system. Available updates may be...
8930933 System, method and computer program product for associating a plurality of stored elements with a creation of a patch  
In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for associating a plurality of stored elements with a creation of a patch. These mechanisms and methods for associating a...
8930931 Information processing apparatus using updated firmware and system setting method  
In an information processing apparatus, a first processor executes firmware and data processing instructions, a second processor conducts management of firmware updating and system settings, first...
8930939 Comparing system engram with product engram to determine compatibility of product with system  
Information includes states that are each representable by a number and that each corresponds to a characteristic. Each characteristic is assigned an index integer of an index, and has potential...
8924950 Utility node software/firmware update through a multi-type package  
Software and/or firmware of a utility node device may be updated by utilizing an update package that includes multiple update items related to different types of the software and/or firmware. The...
8924948 Method and system for context modeling  
A context modeler comprising a computer software graphical subsystem and a solution packaging service. The computer software graphical subsystem renders a graphical user interface, which is used to...
8924952 Updating software utilizing multiple partitions  
A computing device includes a data store having two or more partitions. A first partition can be used to store information, to host a first operating system, and to perform computing tasks...
8918777 Schema specification to improve product consumability on installation, configuration, and/or un-installation activity  
Provided are techniques for retrieving a universal schema specification file that defines a structure of a product specific data set, retrieving the product specific data set that defines a...
8918774 Updating a computer system  
A method, computer program product, and system for updating a computer system may include collecting data describing usage characteristics on a customer computer system. Available updates may be...
8918447 Methods, apparatus, systems and computer readable mediums for use in sharing information between entities  
In one aspect, a method comprises: receiving, by a first processing system, information indicating that a second processing system has content that is to be provided to the first processing system;...
8918830 Method for downloading data preceded by information signals  
The invention relates to a process for transmitting and a process for receiving update data. According to the invention, the update data are dispatched by a communication center to terminals with...
8918775 Dynamic release control of software application version changes  
Dynamic release control is performed by identifying a plurality of software application instances installed on a mainframe system, identifying a compatibility level for each software application...
8918778 Method of fail safe flashing management device and application of the same  
An aspect relates to fail safe flashing techniques for a management device of a computer system. A non-volatile memory of the management device stores a current firmware, an actual critical...
8918779 Logical migration of applications and data  
Implementations are described of a computing device that migrates data and software applications from a first computing device to a second computing device, in order to preserve data and other...
8914791 Method for updating of wireless terminal software  
When a user of the wireless terminal connects the wireless terminal to a computer, the wireless terminal detects the connection and determines whether the connection is the first time for...
8914785 Providing virtual appliance system firmware images  
A virtual appliance may be provided with firmware images that may be simulated in a run-time environment prior to loading into a network component. A kernel may be mapped to a virtual appliance...
8914784 Method and system for checking the consistency of application jar files  
A computer method and system dynamically provide consistency of Java application files. A processor executed routine is configured (e.g., instrumented as an agent) to intercept each class that is...