Methods, apparatuses, related computer program product and data structure for distributed storage of service provision-related information
Originating portfolio: NET
Estimated expiration: 2029-Dec-19
Potentially relevant companies (4): AsusTek Computer Inc, Cisco Systems, Inc., Melco Holdings, NETGEAR, Inc.
Products & technologies (2): Computers:Distributed, Database:Management
A method and related apparatus determine, at a serving entity, whether a memory resource of the serving entity is insufficient for storing service provision-related information required for service provision from the serving entity to a served entity. Then the serving entity transmits, after the determination, the service provision-related information to the served entity based on a result of the determination; and a method (and related apparatus) provides for receiving, at a served entity, the service provision-related information, holding the received service provision-related information, and transmitting, from the served entity to the serving entity, the held service provision-related information.
1. A method for distributed storage of service provision related information, which comprises:
determining, at a serving entity, whether or not a memory resource of the serving entity is insufficient for storing service provision-related information required for service provision from the serving entity to at least one of a plurality of served entities;
selecting old or unused service provision related information stored in the memory resource; and
transmitting, from the serving entity, the selected service provision-related information to one of the plurality of served entities previously using said selected service provision related information.
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