Controlling service requests transmitted from a client to a server

  • US 8,082,318 B2
  • Filed: 08/30/2002
  • Issued: 12/20/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A computer-implemented method of controlling service requests to a first module acting as a server module from a second module acting as a client module, wherein:

  • at the second module, service requests originated at the second module are intercepted and controlled prior to transmission of the service requests to the first module by queuing the service requests at the client and delaying transmission of the queued service requests as needed to smooth the frequency of requests transmitted to the first module,transmission of the service requests is controlled in accordance with control information received from the first module,a control intermediary in the second module periodically polling the first module to obtain updated control information.

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