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1. (WO2018144492) SYSTEM AND METHOD TO PROPAGATE INFORMATION ACROSS A CONNECTED SET OF ENTITIES IRRESPECTIVE OF THE SPECIFIC ENTITY TYPE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/144492    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/016064
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Feb 01 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: G06F 11/30
H04L 12/26
Applicants: VERITAS TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Inventors: BANDOPADHYAY, Tushar
DIGHE, Bharat
Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD TO PROPAGATE INFORMATION ACROSS A CONNECTED SET OF ENTITIES IRRESPECTIVE OF THE SPECIFIC ENTITY TYPE
Abstract:
Various systems and methods are provided for propagating information throughout a data center or other network environment. For instance, in certain embodiments, the functionality disclosed herein includes determines propagation rules, and then either stores and/or propagates those rules throughout the datacenter or other network environment. Propagation rules define various conditions or other variables that govern propagation of information throughout a system, such as those systems described herein. The propagation rules can then be used to perform various other functionality. For instance, the functionality described herein can be used to process updates to entities. The functionality described herein can also be used to process updates to propagation metadata. Additionally, the functionality described herein can be used to process the creation of new relationships. The functionality described herein can also be used to process the deletion of objects and/or relationships. All of the foregoing functionality can be performed automatically.