Patent Number: 6,298,039

Title: High availability distributed call processing method and apparatus

Abstract: A method of delivering highly-reliable, fault-tolerant communications services in a telecommunications network of distributed call processing systems. The method advantageously identifies a set of objects within the telecommunications network requiring checkpointing; checkpoints the objects; and subsequently restores the checkpointed objects in the event of a failure. Various aspects of the method are disclosed, including restoration strategies.

Inventors: Buskens; Richard Wayne (Middletown, NJ), La Porta; Thomas F. (Thornwood, NY), Lin; Yow-Jian (Edison, NJ), Murakami; Kazutaka (Freehold, NJ), Ramjee; Ramachandran (Matawan, NJ)

Assignee: Lucent Technologies Inc.

International Classification: H04L 29/06 (20060101); H04Q 3/00 (20060101); H04L 012/50 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018