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Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
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2018

Efficient Remote Pointer Sharing for Enhanced Access to Key-Value Stores
Shicong Meng, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Yandong Wang, Li Zhang
US Patent 10,083,193

Hierarchical Fairshare of Multi-Dimensional Resources
Alicia E. Chin, Michael Feiman, Zhenhua Hu, Zhimin Lin, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 10,079,773; US Patent 10,079,774

Cache Management in RDMA Distributed Key/Value Stores Based on Atomic Operations
Michel Hack, Yufei Ren, Yandong Wang, Li Zhang
US Patent 10,031,883; US Patent 10,037,302

Cache Management for RDMA Data Stores
Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Yandong, Wang, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,940,301; US Patent 9,946,684


Restorable Memory Allocator
Michel Hack, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Yandong Wang, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,880,761

Dynamic Resource Allocation in Mapreduce
Nicholas C Fuller, Min Li, Shicong Meng, Jian Tan, Liangzhao Zeng, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,886,310


2017

Interleave-scheduling of correlated tasks and backfill-scheduling of depender tasks into a slot of dependee tasks
Alicia Chin, Michael Feiman, Yonggang Hu, Zhenhua Hu, Shicong Meng, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,836,324

Detection of Time Points to Voluntarily Yield Resources for Context Switching
Alicia Chin, Yonggang Hu, Zhenhua Hu, Shicong Meng, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,785,469

Managing Data Segments in Memory for Context Switching with Standalone Fetch and Merge Services
Alicia Chin, Yonggang Hu, Zhenhua Hu, Shicong Meng, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,785,466

Enabling Dynamic Job Configuration in MapReduce
Nicholas Fuller, Minkyong Kim, Min Li, Shicong Meng, Jian Tan, Liangzhao Zeng, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,766,940

Systems and Methods for Consensus Protocol Selection Based on Delay Analysis
Shicong Meng, Xiao Yu, Jian Tan, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,749,427; US Patent 9,769,268

In-Memory Data Store Replication Through Remote Memory Sharing
Michel Hack, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Yandong Wang, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,652,344; US Patent 9,734,026

Out-of-Order Execution of Strictly-Ordered Transactional Workloads
Shicong Meng, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,652,491; US Patent 9,652,492

Dynamic Tuning of Memory in MapReduce Systems
Nicholas C. Fuller, Min Li, Shicong Meng, Jian Tan, Liangzhao Zeng, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,582,189

Method to Apply Perturbation for Resource Bottleneck Detection and Capacity Planning
Yang Lei, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,542,294; US Patent 9,542,295


2016

Data-aware Workload Scheduling and Execution in Heterogeneous Environments
Parijat Dube, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,513,967; US Patent 9,715,408

Resource Bottleneck Identification for Multi-Stage Workflows Processing
Parijat Dube, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,471,375


Dynamic parallel distributed job configuration in a shared-resource environment
Nicholas Fuller, Vijay Naik, Liangzhao Zeng, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,405,582

Sequential Cooperation between Map and Reduce Phases to Improve Data Locality
Shicong Meng, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,354,938

Joint Optimization of Multiple Phases in Big Data Processing
Minghong Lin, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,342,355

Scaling a Cloud Infrastructure
Parijat Dube, Anshul Gandhi, Alexei Karve, Andrzej Kochut, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,300,552, US Patent 9,300,553, US Patent 9,916,135, US Patent 9,921,809

Dynamic memory management with thread local storage usage
Michael H. Dawson, Parijat Dube, Liana L. Fong, Michel H. T. Hack, Graeme Johnson, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,274,840


2015

Acceleration prediction in hybrid systems
Parijat Dube, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
US Patent 9,104,505; US Patent 9,164,814

METHOD TO APPLY PERTURBATION FOR RESOURCE BOTTLENECK DETECTION AND CAPACITY PLANNING
Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang, Jian Tan, Yang Lei
Patent Application US20150019198; US20150020076



2014

Concurrency identification for processing of multistage workflows
Parijat Dube, Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 8,869,148; US Patent 8,869,149

Optimized efficient LPAR capacity consolidation
Eric Bouillet, Randy Scott Johnson, Tedrick Neal Northway, Li Zhang, Clea Anne Zolotow
US Patent 8,700,752

Preferential execution of method calls in hybrid systems
Michael H Dawson, Parijat Dube, Liana L Fong, Yuqing Gao, Xavier R Guerin, Michel HT Hack, Megumi Ito, Graeme Johnson, Nai K Ling, Yanbin Liu, others
US Patent 8,843,894; US Patent 8,869,119

Sequential cooperation between map and reduce phases to improve data locality
Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent 8,924,977; US Patent 8,924,978.


2013



System and method for virtual machine multiplexing for resource provisioning in compute clouds
Canturk Isci, Jeffrey O Kephart, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
US Patent 8,423,998

Techniques for improved clock offset measuring
Steven E Froehlich, Michel HT Hack, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
US Patent 8,533,355; US Patent 8,788,689; JP Patent 5,669,853; TW Patent I497970; DE Patent 112010004237.


2012

Distributed resource allocation in stream processing systems
James Andrew Broberg, Zhen Liu, Honghui Xia, Li Zhang
US Patent 8,144,590


Robust jitter-free remote clock offset measuring method
Steven Froehlich, Michel HT Hack, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang, others
US Patent 8,139,489



2011

Distributed joint admission control and dynamic resource allocation in stream processing networks
Hanhua Feng, Zhen Liu, Honghui Xia, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,889,651; US Patent 7,924,718



Resource aware scheduling in a distributed computing environment
Xiaoqiao Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
US Patent App. 13/278,383


Method and apparatus for maintaining time in a computer system
Steven Froehlich, Michel HT Hack, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
US Patent 8,055,929



2010

Method and apparatus for resource allocation for stream data processing
Zhen Liu, Ao Kevin Tang, Honghui Cathy Xia, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,826,365

Method and system for on-line performance modeling using inference for real production IT systems
Zhen Liu, Honghui Cathy Xia, Fan Zhang, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,739,099; CN Patent ZL200610147021.1


Clock filter dispersion
S M Carlson, M H T Hack, L Zhang
US Patent 7,822,072

Method and system for clock skew and offset estimation
S M Carlson, M H T Hack, L Zhang
US Patent 7,688,865; CN Patent ZL200610121332.0

Apparatus and methods for classification of web sites
Nagui Halim, Zhen Liu, Mark Steven Squillante, Honghui Xia, Shun-Zheng Yu, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,792,951, TW Patent I234,081


2009

Methods and apparatus for cost minimization of multi-tiered infrastructure with end-to-end delay guarantees
Wuqin Lin, Zhen Liu, Cathy Honghui Xia, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,626,917; KR Patent 925,137; TW Patent I353,135

Run-time characterization of on-demand analytical model accuracy
Curtis E Hrischuk, Edward Emil Huth, Dazhi Wang, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,512,519

Method for calculating clock offset and skew
Scott M Carlson, Michel Henri Theodore Hack, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,475,272; CN Patent ZL200610115786.7; US Patent 7,865,760

System and method for examining remote systems and gathering debug data in real time
J D Bradbury, S M Carlson, T E Carlson, D Crabtree, D A Elko, M H T Hack, W M Sakal, D M Sevigny, R M Smith, L Zhang
US Patent 7,523,352


2008

System and method for calibrating a time of day clock in a computing system node provided in a multi-node network
Dennis J Dahlen, David A Elko, Ronald M Smith Sr, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,454,648; CN Patent ZL200610115783.3; US Patent 8,132,038; TW Patent I369,593; JP Patent 5,165,871

Apparatus and methods for co-location and offloading of web site traffic based on traffic pattern recognition
Daniel Manuel Dias, Richard Pervin King, Zhen Liu, Mark Steven Squillante, Honghui Xia, Shun-Zheng Yu, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,386,611; TW Patent I243,313; JP Patent 4,502,815; US Patent 8,352,607


2007

Methods and apparatus for automatic system parameter configuration for performance improvement
Zhen Liu, Mukund Raghavachari, Bowei Xi, Cathy Honghui Xia, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,272,707; US Patent 7,490,234


Method and apparatus for automatic modeling building using inference for IT systems
Zhen Liu, Petar Momcilovic, Honghui Xia, Li Zhang
US Patent 7,296,256; CN Patent ZL200410084189.3


2006

Filter turning point detection
S M Carlson, M H T Hack, L Zhang
US Patent 7,103,514; CN Patent ZL200610128614.3


2005