Patent Number: 7,103,844

Title: Portal/portlet application data synchronization

Abstract: A portlet data synchronization system, method and apparatus. The system can include a portal server configured to distribute portal content to requesting clients over a computer communications network. The system further can include one or more portlets hosted within the portal content through the portal server. Finally, the system can include a synchronization aggregator configured to aggregate synchronization markup for individual ones of the portlets in a single synchronization envelope. The synchronization aggregator further can be have a configuration for distributing responses to the synchronization markup to respective ones of the portlets.

Inventors: Jones; Carol A. (Raleigh, NC), Karasick; Michael S. (Austin, TX), Lection; David B. (Raleigh, NC), Oliver; David M. (Pleasantville, NY), Wanderski; Michael C. (Durham, NC)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 3/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018