US 11,656,989 B2
Maintaining a cached version of a file at a router device
Jonathan Emerson Hirko, Brooklyn, NY (US); Rory Liam Connolly, Brooklyn, NY (US); Wei G. Tan, San Jose, CA (US); Nikolay Kulikaev, Jersey City, NJ (US); and Manian Krishnamoorthy, Derry, NH (US)
Assigned to Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ (US)
Filed by Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ (US)
Filed on Dec. 15, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/644,400.
Application 17/644,400 is a continuation of application No. 16/742,589, filed on Jan. 14, 2020, granted, now 11,216,374.
Prior Publication US 2022/0107892 A1, Apr. 7, 2022
Int. Cl. G06F 12/08 (2016.01); G06F 12/0802 (2016.01); H04L 67/568 (2022.01)
CPC G06F 12/0802 (2013.01) [H04L 67/568 (2022.05); G06F 2212/60 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, comprising:
receiving, by a router device, a copy of a file;
identifying, by the router device, metadata associated with the copy of the file;
processing, by the router device, the metadata to identify a priority position in a first data structure associated with the router device;
causing, by the router device, a copy of the file to be stored as a cached version of the file at the priority position in the first data structure;
generating, by the router device, a copy of the cached version of the file; and
sending, by the router device, the copy of the cached version of the file to a user device.