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System and method for automatically distributing copies of a replicated
database in a computer system
A computer implemented system, method and computer program product for automatically distributing copies of a replicated database for a computer system...
Utilizing a program counter with one or more data counters for executing
Methods and systems for executing instructions utilizing a program counter with one or more data counters are provided. A program counter specifies an...
Method and apparatus for indicating an interrupt in a network interface
A network interface is polled by a process operating on a host computer system. Each time the network interface is polled the process determines whether any...
Exclusive use of peripheral devices
A method and apparatus for controlling the number of users that attempt to concurrently utilize a peripheral device in a network. In a network many users share...
Environment for creating and managing network management software objects
A method for creating and managing a computer network management agent that includes a Java development management kit ("JDMK")-created object is provided. In...
Apparatus and method for dynamically verifying information in a distributed
Use of a policy object for verification in a distributed system. A machine downloads a policy object containing a reference to code governing verification of...
Performance analysis method of centrifugal impeller
A performance analysis method for a centrifugal impeller adapter to simplify performance analysis of an impeller and to obtain an accurate calculation result in...
Method and apparatus for retroactively updating a communication billing
During peak usage times in a communications system, a communications control system and a billing system are required to handle a very large volume of...
Secondary precharge mechanism for high speed multi-ported register files
An electronic circuit has a register connected to a sense amplifier via a bitline (the sense amplifier has a primary precharge circuit), and a secondary...
Multi part disk cage apparatus
A disk cage assembly into which multiple disk drives may be removably inserted is formed from two separate frames which are identical in shape and design and...
Graphics system with programmable real-time alpha key generation
A method and graphics system capable of super-sampling and performing real-time convolution to form a soft-edge alpha key are disclosed. In one embodiment, the...
Toluene sulfonic acid swelling of perylene pigments
A method of acid swelling crude perylene pigment by treating the crude with about 2 to 10 parts by weight of toluene sulfonic acid at an elevated pressure and at...
Apparatus and method for inserting repeaters into a complex integrated
A method of inserting repeaters into a complex integrated circuit includes the step of selecting, based upon signal transition data, a maximum wire length to be...
Supporting multi-dimensional space-time computing through object versioning
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates multi-dimensional space and time dimensional execution of computer programs. The...
Merging single precision floating point operands
Where it is desired to perform a double precision operation using single precision operands, first and second single precision operands are loaded into first and...
Opcode numbering for meta-data encoding
A method for including opcode information in an opcode includes numbering the opcode such that a property of the opcode is represented by at least one bit of the...
System for maintaining strongly sequentially ordered packet flow in a ring
network system with busy and failed...
A system for maintaining reliable packet distribution in a ring network with support for strongly ordered, nonidempotent commands. Each consumer node on the...
System for facilitating remote access to parallel file system in a network
using priviliged kernel mode and...
A parallel filesystem remote access subsystem facilitates remote access to files in a parallel filesystem in a digital computer network, the network including at...
Method and apparatus for transporting behavior in an event-based
In a distributed computing system, a first process may register interest in an event occurring in another address space or physical machine in such a way as to...
Secure and stateful electronic business transaction system
A method for transacting business electronically includes storing first information in a database management module, reading the first information in the...
Clock noise reduction apparatus
A circuit for reducing the noise associated with a clock signal for a flip-flop based circuit has been developed. The circuit includes a charge control portion...
Compensation circuit for low phase offset for phase-locked loops
A phase-locked loop circuit and method for providing for compensation for an offset. A phase-locked loop circuit comprises a phase detector, a compensation...
Breakout board using blind vias to eliminate stubs
A test breakout board using blind vias to eliminate stubs. The test breakout board includes a printed circuit board (PCB), having a first set of contact pads on...
Integrated circuit component temperature gradient reducer
An integrated circuit device including an integrated circuit die having at least a first and a second heat-generating components formed thereon, and a heat...
Method and apparatus for delivery of a bytecode embedded within a transport
A method and apparatus for embedding of bytecode data in a transport stream is described. Embodiments of the invention serve to make Java.TM. bytecode (in a...
Using time stamps to improve efficiency in marking fields within objects
One embodiment provides for a system that uses a time stamp in order to more efficiently mark objects to keep track of accesses to fields with the objects. Upon...
Data indexing technique
A technique for indexing data is provided. A method for compressing an index to obtain a compressed index that is easily stored and transmitted is provided. The...
Segmenting compressed graphics data for parallel decompression and
A graphics system and method for reducing redundant transformation and lighting calculations performed on vertices that are shared by more than one geometric...
Programmable sample filtering for image rendering
A graphics system configured to perform programmable filtering of samples to generate pixel values. The graphics system comprises a frame buffer, an accelerator...
Composite heat dissipation fan
A composite heat dissipation fan, including an impeller having first blades, and the first blades having a periphery combined with second blades for creating a...
Method and apparatus for on-chip monitoring of integrated circuits with a
An on-chip monitoring circuit is composed of a plurality of individually addressable nodes that are connected together in a circuit which extends from an...
Method and apparatus for detecting input directed to a thread in a
A method and apparatus are disclosed for handling an input event directed to a thread within a process operating in a multi-threaded system. A process is alerted...
Method, apparatus & computer program product for dynamic administration,
management and monitoring of daemon...
Apparatus, methods and computer program products are disclosed that allow for dynamic administration, management and monitoring of daemon programs executing...
System for representing device topology in a computer network operable
independent of network management software
Software, methods, and systems for representing devices on a computer network are described. In one embodiment, the system of the invention includes a topology...
Method and apparatus for selective enabling of Addressable display elements
A method and apparatus for driving a plurality of addressable elements consist of driving and selectively enabling one or more addressable elements arranged as...
Auto-detection and auto-enable of compact PCI bus pull-ups
A device for automatically varying resistance includes a comparator for comparing a control voltage to a reference voltage; a switch operatively coupled to the...
Method and apparatus for latching data within a digital system
A latching data system includes a memory element that is configured to store a data value. A latch input is coupled to the memory element, so that changes in the...
CMOS-microprocessor chip and package anti-resonance method
A method for regulating resonance in a micro-chip has been developed. The circuit includes an on-chip de-coupled capacitor that is shunted across the supply and...
Methods and apparatus for linking a program for remote execution
A linkage editor executing at a server receives instructions for packaging software components that are required for program execution at a client. The linkage...
Method and apparatus for providing finer marking granularity for fields
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates marking of objects defined within an object-oriented programming system to keep track...
System and method for detecting double-bit errors and for correcting errors
due to component failures
A system for detecting and correcting errors in a data block includes a check bits generation unit which receives and encodes data to be protected. The check...
System and method for memory management using contiguous fixed-size blocks
A system and method for memory allocation from a heap comprising memory blocks of a uniform fixed size. Each memory block has a status bit. A binary status key...
High performance network interface
A high performance network interface is provided for receiving a packet from a network and transferring it to a host computer system. A header portion of a...
Method and apparatus for identifying and discarding junk electronic mail
Apparatus, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed to provide electronic mail systems with the capability for a group of trusted users to...
Grounding computer systems
A computer system includes a chassis, electronic circuitry, a plurality of removable power supply units, and a power distribution mechanism to which the power...
Networked printer server
A print server for print jobs printed on networked printers. First, the print server receives preferences regarding a print job the user wishes to send such as...
Radio frequency tracking system
A method and apparatus is disclosed for transmitting data about an object within a defined field and using the transmitted data to generate a virtual object on...
Hood-shaped support frame for a low cost virtual reality system
Apparatus is disclosed for viewing computer generated images and for tracking the positions of the user's head and hand. One alternative of the apparatus...
Circuit for avoiding contention in one-hot or one-cold multiplexer designs
A circuit for avoiding contention in such circuits as an n-to-1 transmission gate multiplexer in a high performance microprocessor or integrated circuit utilizes...