Optimization of resource polling intervals to satisfy mobile device requests

  • US 8,903,954 B2
  • Filed: 11/22/2011
  • Issued: 12/02/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/22/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for optimizing a polling interval to capture new or changed content at an application server, the method, comprising:

  • polling the application server using a first polling interval;

    monitoring responses received from the polling of the application server;

    adjusting the first polling interval of the application server to a second polling interval based on when and if any of the responses received by polling at the first polling interval indicate new or changed content from the application server;

    wherein, the polling of the application server occurs responsive to requests of a mobile client on a mobile device to access content from the application server;

    identifying another resource delivering the same or similar content as the application server;

    using the second polling interval for polling the application server and the another resource delivering same or similar content as the application server.

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