Detecting and preserving state for satisfying application requests in a distributed proxy and cache system

  • US 8,621,075 B2
  • Filed: 04/27/2012
  • Issued: 12/31/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/27/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of cache state management to preserve user experience with a mobile application on a mobile device while conserving resources in a wireless network, the method, comprising:

  • detecting a content source, with which the mobile device interacts, as having content suitable for caching;

    storing content received from the content source as cache elements in a local cache on the mobile device;

    wherein, the cache elements are associated with state information for use when responding to requests with the cache elements to preserve user experience;

    wherein, the state information includes, a time interval between polling requests initiated by the mobile application on the mobile device;

    wherein, the state information including the timing interval is created on a device-basis;

    identifying the content source to a proxy server remote from and in wireless communication with the mobile device such that the proxy server monitors the content source for new or changed data.

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