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Splitting grouped writes to different memory blocks
A memory array management unit suitable for use in a computer graphics system is described. The unit is especially designed to facilitate the storage of tiles of...
Method for clocking charge recycling differential logic
Clocked charge recycling differential logic circuits are activated by a delayed clock. According to the invention, when clocked charge recycling differential...
USB keyboard having blue tooth device
A keyboard assembly includes an interface facility having a USB plug for coupling to computer facility and an interface switching device coupled to the USB plug....
Rack mountable systems
A rack mountable system unit includes a housing having first and second sides. First and second elongate plastics slides are secured to respective sides of the...
Insulation system for a refrigerator/freezer unit
The present invention teaches systems and methods for improving the thermal efficiency of an existing refrigeration system having a heat exchanger comprising: an...
Retrieving information from a broadcast signal
A broadcast video signal is captured on user command and processed to identify network addresses contain therein. Network addresses are stored together with...
Boundary scan cell architecture with complete set of operational modes for
high performance integrated circuits
An electrical circuit includes a flip-flop, a first multiplexer, a second flip-flop, a third flip-flop, and output storage element including a second multiplexer...
Technique for optimizing decoupling capacitance subject to leakage power
A technique for optimizing decoupling capacitance on an integrated circuit while meeting leakage power constraints of the integrated circuit is provided. The...
Emulation of persistent group reservations
Method for emulating persistent group reservations on non persistent group reservation-compliant devices, apparatus to perform the method, and computer-readable...
Distributed filtering and monitoring system for a computer internetwork
A system efficiently distributes processing-intensive loads among a plurality of intermediate stations in a computer internetwork. The intermediate stations...
High-performance memory module
A high-performance memory module. The memory module is designed for a computer system with a wide data path. The memory module is implemented using a small...
System and method for reducing the footprint of preloaded classes
A method and system that reduces the space allocated for internal data structures by a runtime engine. The internal data structures store member information for...
Load-balanced anycasting and routing in a network
A method for determining the cost of routing data is described herein, where a communication cost for routing data from a current node to a successor node over a...
Method and apparatus for distributing load in a computer environment
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for distributing load in a multiple server computer environment. In one embodiment, a group manager process...
Parallel join operation to support space and time dimensional program
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that supports space and time dimensional program execution by performing a parallel join operation to...
Method and apparatus for performing a mask-driven interval division
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for performing a division operation between arithmetic intervals within a computer system. The system...
Method and apparatus for representing arithmetic intervals within a
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for representing intervals within a computer system to facilitate efficient and sharp arithmetic...
Independent log containment hierarchy
Method and system for configuring a network computer to distinguish between a first address path for a first logging module and a second address path for a...
Marginable clock-derived reference voltage method and apparatus
A method for receiving data from a sending system in a receiving system includes receiving a pair of differential clock signals from the sending system,...
Use of beacon message in a network for classifying and discarding messages
A method and apparatus for identifying a data message that is eligible for discard. A beacon node periodically transmits a beacon message to a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for serial coolant flow control
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for serial coolant flow control. In one embodiment of the present invention, two or more sets of angled...
Region based optimizations using data dependence graphs
Region based optimization may be accomplished by creating dependence graphs for each block and then incrementally computing a single dependence graph for the...
Method and system for providing a netlist driven integrated router in a
non-netlist driven environment
Method and system for providing a netlist driven integrated router in a non-netlist driven environment for microprocessor designs includes retrieving top level...
Method and apparatus for improving critical path analysis using gate delay
Disclosed are novel methods and apparatus for efficiently providing critical path analysis of a design. In an embodiment, an apparatus disclosed can assist in...
System and method of operating a dynamic flip-flop in power down mode with
A dynamic flip-flop includes a first input latch coupled to receive a data input signal and a second input latch coupled to receive the complement of the data...
Methods and apparatus for permitting transactions across firewalls
Methods and apparatus for enabling document access across a firewall are disclosed. A method of accessing a document across a firewall includes obtaining a...
Skewed finite hashing function
A portion of the global memory of a multiprocessing computer system is allocated to each node, called local memory space. Data from a remote node may be copied...
Method and apparatus for adaptably providing data to a network environment
A method and apparatus for adaptably providing data to a virtual desktop system is described. The computational service provider is configured to prepare and...
System and method for facilitating dynamic loading of stub information to
enable a program operating in one...
A stub retrieval and loading subsystem is disclosed for use in connection with a remote method invocation system. The stub retrieval and loading subsystem...
Method and apparatus for computing parallel leading zero count with offset
A method and apparatus for computing leading zero count with offset (LZCO) using a parallel nibble calculation scheme. The invention receives as its input a...
Optimized system and method for parallel leading one/zero anticipation
An optimized system and method for a parallel leading zero anticipation which ascertains "end of run" patterns in parallel. A string representing the operands of...
Method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders
A method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Embodiments provide a "plug-in" decoder architecture that allows software decoders to be...
Block-based, adaptive, lossless image coder
Method and system for lossless compression coding of a digitally represented image. The image is expressed as one or more blocks, each block having a sequence of...
Block-based, adaptive, lossless video coder
Method and system for compression coding of a digitally represented video image. The video image is expressed as one or more data blocks in two or more frames,...
Multiple discharge capable bit line
A bit line that has a feedback path from the bit line to a storage cell on the bit line is provided. The feedback path allows the bit line to discharge through a...
Electromagnetic interference shields
An electromagnetic interference (EMI) shield fills an aperture in a wall of a system unit housing. The electromagnetic interference shield is integrally formed...
Keyboard navigation of non-focusable components
A method for keyboard navigation in a graphical user interface, including defining a key event dispatcher for focus ordering of at least one non-focusable...
Multi-channel, demand-driven display controller
A graphics system that may be shared between multiple display channels includes a frame buffer, two arbiters, a pixel buffer, and several display output queues....
Smoothing of line segments on a computer display
The middle of line segments may be drawn on a computer display using an iterative method that reduces the number of calculations required. The process is...
Increasing implicit decoupling capacitance using asymmetric shieldings
An integrated circuit that asymmetrically shields a signal to increase decoupling capacitance is provided. The signal is asymmetrically shielded based on a...
Facilitating heat transfer from an integrated circuit package
In accordance with the present invention, a method is described which facilitates heat transfer from a silicon die after the silicon die is bonded to a...
System and method for insertion of prefetch instructions by a compiler
The present invention discloses a method and device for placing prefetch instruction in a low-level or assembly code instruction stream. It involves the use of a...
Remote incremental program verification using API definitions
A method of operating a computer system includes providing a program in memory, verifying the program prior to an installation of the program and generating a...
Caching pattern and method for caching in an object-oriented programming
A caching pattern and associated method for caching in a programming environment are disclosed. The caching pattern includes an extensible cache entry component...
High bandwidth network and storage card
A network and storage I/O device is described for use with a host computer system having a system bus coupled to a host processor and a main memory to provide a...
Techniques for implementing pluggable virtual machines
Techniques for developing and exchanging virtual machine implementations and/or support library implementations are described. In one embodiment, the virtual...
Automated referential integrity maintenance
A technique for maintaining referential integrity between data records in any data architecture in which only a single copy is kept of any particular data...
Method and apparatus for managing a network flow in a high performance
A system and method are provided for managing information concerning a network flow comprising packets sent from a source entity to a destination entity served...