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Client controlled pre-fetching of resources
A client is given control over the pre-fetching of resources. The client may be, for example, resident on an electronic device such as a computer system that...
DMA transfer method for a system including a single-chip processor with a
processing core and a device...
A single-chip central processing unit (CPU) includes a processing core and a complete cache-coherent I/O system that operates asynchronously with the processing...
Method apparatus for implementing multiple return sites
Methods and apparatus for efficiently enabling an alternate return address associated with a function call to essentially be stored such that the alternate...
Network directory access mechanism
A computer-implemented directory access mechanism provides a directory service operable to access a network directory under a predetermined protocol by...
Directing print jobs in a network printing system
A virtual printer for print jobs printed on networked printers. First, the virtual printer checks a user's preferences regarding a print job the user wishes to...
Method for supply gating low power electronic devices
A method for supply gating low power electronic devices uses low threshold gating transistors. The low power devices operate at supply voltages of less than one...
Method and apparatus to generate pseudo-random non-periodic digital
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for generating a pseudo-random non-periodic digital sequence. The system operates by receiving a...
Noise immune transmission gate
A transmission gate immune to noise that selectively delivers/draws charge to/from a noisy input node in order to ensure that an output node is not adversely...
Clock induced supply noise reduction apparatus for a latch based circuit
A circuit for reducing the noise associated with a clock signal for a latch based circuit has been developed. The circuit includes a charge control portion that...
System and method of monitoring a distributed fault tolerant computer
A system and method for monitoring a distributed fault tolerant computer system. A hardware counter mechanism (e.g. a countdown counter) is reset repeatedly by a...
SRT divider having several bits of each partial remainder one-hot encoded
to minimize the logic levels needed...
A Sweeney, Robertson, Tocher (SRT) divider for use in a computer system has recoding circuitry to recode the three most significant bits of the dividend into...
Interface for interfacing simulation tests written in a high-level
programming language to a simulation model
The present invention is directed to a system having a shared processing resource, a plurality of processing modules and a synchronization control module. The...
Method and apparatus for encoding keys
A key such as a private key or key password of a private key is encrypted for storage, and may be decrypted if the private key becomes lost or unavailable. The...
Method and apparatus for bundling serial data transmission links to obtain
increased data throughput
In a switched configuration in which data links can be bundled to increase data throughput, the links in a bundle are ordered. A data sender sequentially...
Fan tray assembly for an electronics enclosure
A fan tray assembly for an electronics enclosure includes two opposing, spaced apart shells made of a sheet material. The opposing shells are attached to each...
Clock induced supply noise reduction method for a latch based circuit
A method for reducing the noise associated with a clock signal for a latch based circuit has been developed. The method includes storing a charge at a...
Apparatus and method for testing for compatibility between circuit boards
An apparatus and method for comparing identifications of circuit boards in a midplane. When a first circuit board and a second circuit board are inserted into...
Surface printing inks and coatings for use
This invention relates to non-aqueous coating and ink formulations for use on flexible film or paper packages for food, which require aseptic packaging...
A bearing device is provided with an oil storage space. The oil storage space is an oil storage space that is formed in the bearing device, so that the...
Browser-independent and automatic apparatus and method for receiving,
installing and launching applications...
A browser-independent and automatic apparatus and method for receiving, installing, and launching applications from a browser is described. According to one...
Automatic delay element insertion system for addressing holdtime problems
Hold time methods, systems, and computer program products are implemented to ensure that storage elements in a circuit have sufficient hold times without...
Method and apparatus for operational envelope testing of busses to identify
A test system for testing communications over a bus connecting electronic devices, e.g., components of a computer system is preferably embedded in the devices...
System and method for protecting use of dynamically linked executable
A computer system has a program module verifier and at least first and second program modules. Each program module includes a digital signature and an executable...
Content screening with end-to-end encryption within a firewall
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that performs, content screening on a message that is protected by end-to-end encryption. The system...
Virtual machine with securely distributed bytecode verification
A system for executing a software application comprising a plurality of hardware independent bytecodes is provided comprising a computing system that generates...
Method and apparatus for multiplexing hardware performance indicators
In accordance with methods and systems consistent with the present invention, an improved processor performance instrumentation system is provided that allows a...
System and method for measuring extinction ratio and deterministic jitter
A system and method of measuring extinction ratio and deterministic jitter of an optical transceiver. The measurement system includes a computing node and an...
Method and apparatus for modeling specular reflection
A method and apparatus for modeling the specular reflection of light from an object is disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment of the method, a portion of...
Ion implantation of antifoulants for reducing coke deposits
The formation of coke on metal surfaces exposed to hydrocarbons in a thermal cracking process is reduced by ion implantation of selected antifoulants into such...
Printing inks having low volatile organic compounds and methods of
A printing ink composition containing resin and glycerine, wherein the composition has less than 5 wt. % volatile organic compounds and has no hazardous air...
Combination padlock and housing therefor
Powering computer systems
A computer system includes a chassis with a single motherboard supporting at least one processor module. A power sub-system receives three power supply units and...
Multiple-thread processor with single-thread interface shared among threads
A processor includes logic for tagging a thread identifier (TID) for usage with processor blocks that are not stalled. Pertinent non-stalling blocks include...
Array access boundary check by executing BNDCHK instruction with comparison
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for executing a boundary check instruction that provides accelerated bound checking. The instruction can be...
Sending both a load instruction and retrieved data from a load buffer to an
annex prior to forwarding the load...
A processor performs precise trap handling for out-of-order and speculative load instructions. It keeps track of the age of load instructions in a shared scheme...
Externally identifiable descriptor for standard memory allocation interface
The invention noninvasively provides information relating to memory space allocation. Memory space allocation information is maintained in a location that is...
Domain access control for logging systems
A method of and system for control of access to add an event notification as a log record in a computer system. Each potential log record is associated with one...
Mechanism for implementing multiple thread pools in a computer system to
optimize system performance
A mechanism is disclosed for implementing multiple thread pools in a computer system to optimize system performance. In accordance with the invention, a...
Method and apparatus for freeing memory from an extensible markup language
document object model tree active in...
The present invention relates to a garbage collector that uses an LRU algorithm to free memory from an XML DOM tree active in an application cache. According to...
Method and apparatus for distributed object mapping in a java language
A method and apparatus for performing distributed object mapping in a Java language environment includes creating a first object associated with a first language...
Method and system for expressing information from an object-oriented
database in a grammatical form
A grammar to represent a hierarchical object-oriented database. The grammar comprises a set of keywords and a syntax. The keywords include "tree", "entry",...
Concurrent execution and logging of a component test in an enterprise
A method of concurrently performing a component test with returning test result data in a distributed environment is disclosed. In general, in order to assure...
A mechanism for managing a plurality of profile data structures including a plurality of profile objects having an interface for sending and receiving ...
Riser card local EMI shield for a computer chassis
A shielded riser card assembly for reducing electromagnetic radiation from a computer enclosure is disclosed. The riser card assembly comprises a four-layer...
Computer system housing configuration
A computer system housing with a curved bezel that forms one or more sideways gap between a side of the computer housing chassis and the bezel attached to that...
Apparatus for on-chip reference voltage generator for receivers in high
speed single-ended data link
An on-chip DC voltage generator providing a marginable reference voltage signal is described. The present invention is a CMOS-based integrated circuit that...
90 degree bump placement layout for an integrated circuit power grid
A 90 degree bump placement layout for an integrated circuit power grid is provided. This layout improves integrated circuit performance and reliability and gives...
Free radical inhibitors for quenching aqueous phase polymer growth and
An aqueous phase inhibitor for quenching free radical polymerization comprising a free radical quenching agent having a hydrophilic tail is disclosed, as well as...
Abrasive particles with metallurgically bonded metal coatings
An abrasive composite particle comprising a cubic abrasive core particle encapsulated within a deposit of hexagonal metallurgical bond forming material...
Processing and alarm circuitries each having different power supply unit(s)
requirement and powering the...
A computer system includes processing circuitry and alarm circuitry connectable to a network. A power sub-system includes at least three power supply units,...