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Apparatus for reducing harmonics and vibrations of a rotatable base piece
An apparatus for reducing harmonics and vibrations of a rotatable base piece, such as a brake rotor to be resurfaced or refinished, is provided. A plurality of...
Method and apparatus for controlling server activation in a multi-threaded
A method and apparatus for controlling server activation. In the prior art, there exists a race condition between the shutting down of an old server and the...
Redirected I/O for scalable performance storage architecture
A system and a method to transfer data between a host computer and a storage device. The storage controller architecture is organized into its functional modules...
Hybrid technique for performing a column modification operation in a sparse
symmetric direct matrix solver
A hybrid system for efficiently performing a cmod operation in solving a system of linear algebraic equations involving a sparse coefficient matrix. The system...
Method for determining capacitance values for quieting noisy power
A method for determining the value of at least one capacitance required to be placed in a conductive path on a printed circuit board is disclosed. The method...
Graphical image data reformatting method and apparatus
An image processor converts single-band pixel components, each of which represents a single band of a multiple-band pixel, to multiple-band pixels. A embodiment,...
Computer user interface with head motion input
A computer interface allows as user to control aspects of its behavior by head motion. In one example, a head mounted display (HMD) includes a directional...
Clock buffer with LC circuit for jitter reduction
A clock buffer circuit utilizing an LC circuit for jitter reduction. The circuit includes a differential amplifier that is coupled to a buffer stage. The output...
Sense amplifier with dual linearly weighted inputs and offset voltage
A sense amplifier having dual differential inputs configured to accept differential analog input voltages. The differential analog input voltages are fused to...
Method for double-layer implementation of metal options in an integrated
chip for efficient silicon debug
In one aspect of the present invention, a method provides a connecting path diversion through an upper layer of an integrated circuit by alteration of a...
Adjustable pick-and-place tool for an automated robotic device or the like
Provided is a fully adjustable pick-and-place tool for an automated robotic device or the like which is capable of picking and placing various kinds of parts....
Mechanism for decoding linearly-shifted codes to facilitate correction of
bit errors due to component failures
A mechanism for decoding linear shifted codes employs two shift registers. The shift registers are independently controlled by an associated control unit....
Downloadable smart proxies for performing processing associated with a
remote procedure call in a distributed...
Use of a smart proxy as a wrapper around a stub in a distributed system. Instead of receiving a stub as a result of a remote procedure call, a caller receives a...
Method and apparatus for dispatch table construction
Apparatus, and computer program products are disclosed for constructing dispatch tables. In one embodiment of the present invention, the decision to allocate a...
Hot swap fan mounting support bracket
A method and apparatus relating to a support bracket (18) enabling hot-swapping of component trays (16) in component racks (10) is disclosed. A bracket (18) is...
Capture mechanism for computer generated motion video images
A motion video image capture (MVIC) process monitors interaction between an authoring process and a graphics display library and captures each frame of the...
Power/area efficient method for high-frequency pre-emphasis for chip to
A method which allows for a more efficient pre-emphasis of a high frequency inter-chip signal. The method uses a single predriver stage to equalize a signal when...
Apparatus and method for routing cables
A cable arm for a computer system includes a first leg, a second leg hingedly joined to the first leg, and an enclosure flange hingedly joined to the second leg....
User interface for developing and executing data flow programs and methods,
apparatus, and articles of...
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention provides a development tool that enables computer programmers to design and...
Method and apparatus for optimizing real functions in Boolean domain
The invention is a method and apparatus for optimizing a real function in the Boolean domain. In accordance with an embodiment of the method, the real function...
Universal serial bus interpreter
A system and method for testing the conformance of a universal serial bus (USB) system to a set of predefined USB Specifications. One embodiment of the system...
Stack based access control using code and executor identifiers
A system regulates access to resources requested by an operation executing on a computer. The operation invokes a plurality of methods that operate upon code...
Method and apparatus for using digital signatures to filter packets in a
A method and apparatus for filtering packets uses digital signatures to filter packets in a network. A filter point, such as a router or firewall to an intranet,...
Maintaining snoop traffic throughput in presence of an atomic operation a
first port for a first queue tracks...
Apparatus and method to permit snoop filtering to occur while an atomic operation is pending. The snoop filtering apparatus includes first and second request...
Transport independent invocation and servant interfaces that permit both
typecode interpreted and compiled...
Data structures, methods, and devices for facilitating servant invocation in a distributed client-server based object oriented operating system are disclosed. In...
Method and apparatus for distributing network traffic processing on a
A system and method are provided for distributing or sharing the processing of network traffic (e.g., through a protocol stack on a host computer system)...
Method and apparatus for generating n-segment steiner trees
The invention is a method and apparatus for generating one or more Steiner trees representing a connection of at least two points. In accordance with an...
Dynamic termination and clamping circuit
The present invention is directed to an apparatus and method to clamp and terminate signals along a communication bus; the clamping and termination are performed...
Syntheses for preparing 1,4-diketopyrrolo [3,4-c]pyrroles
A synthesis for preparing asymmetrical 1,4-diketopyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrroles involving: (a) reacting a .beta.-ketoamide with a strong base; (b) halogenating the same...
Auxiliary artificial heart of an embedded type
An artificial heart has a driving section, a nozzle section, a pump section for insertion into a ventricle of a human heart, and a sealing section forming a seal...
Secure token device access to services provided by an internet service
A secure token device, such as a smart card or an ibutton, provides a user with a vehicle for accessing services that are provided by an Internet Service...
Method, system, and article of manufacture for limiting access to program
files in a shared library file
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention limit access to parts of a shared software library by using a class loader...
Microprocessor with parallel inverse square root logic for performing
graphics function on packed data elements
An optimized, superscalar microprocessor architecture for supporting graphics operations in addition to the standard microprocessor integer and floating point...
Multiple-mode external cache subsystem
In accordance with the present invention, a cache memory subsystem includes a processor, a cache control unit and a SRAM serving as the cache memory. The SRAM is...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING PERFORMANCE OF A MEDIA STORAGE BY
DECREASING A MAXIMUM THROUGHPUT BY A PRIMARY...
A system and method for tuning a storage system may include characterizing a maximum sustainable throughput for the storage system. The maximum sustainable...
Device I/O monitoring mechanism for a computer operating system
A device input/output ("I/O") monitoring mechanism serving as an interface between a computer operating system kernel and a device driver which obviates the...
Site specific message dispatch in object-oriented systems
Systems and methods for implementing site specific message dispatch in an object-oriented environment are provided. Receiver type information may be saved at a...
Chain transaction transfers between ring computer systems coupled by bridge
A computer system employs a hierarchical ring structure for communication. Computer system elements are configured into modules with ring interface hardware, and...
Highly available cluster coherent filesystem
A distributed filesystem operating on a distributed computing system uses existing local filesystems as building blocks. A cluster filesystem layer is added...
Integrating both modifications to an object model and modifications to a
database into source code by an...
In accordance with methods and systems consistent with the present invention, an improved object-relational mapping tool is provided that generates source code...
System and method for determining the desired decoupling components for
power distribution systems using a...
A system and method for using a computer system to determine the desired decoupling components for stabilizing the electrical impedance in the power distribution...
Heat sink assembly having inner and outer heatsinks
A heat sink structure includes a heat emitting component, an inner heat sink in thermal contact with the heat emitting component, a cabinet of a computer system...
Method and apparatus for presenting information in a display system using
A central processing unit (CPU) is provided and is coupled to a display for displaying graphic and other data in multiple overlapping windows. The CPU is further...
Differencing non-overlapped dual-output amplifier circuit
An active digital voltage regulator circuit is a two terminal device that is connected in shunt to first and second power supply input lines. The active digital...
Method and circuitry for soft fuse row redundancy with simple fuse
The present invention relates to the use of a programmable soft fuse for disabling a signal line using an electronic switching circuit, a latch, a control...
Switched positive feedback for controlled receiver impedance
In an input receiver circuit includes a signal input for receiving a signal input to a chip, a chip output for supplying a buffered signal to circuitry on the...
Wheel of a baby walking cart
A wheel for a baby walking cart has wheel parts fitted to two sides of a support member with an axle being passed through the central holes of the wheel parts...
Method for thermally connecting a heat sink to a cabinet
A heat sink structure includes a lower heat sink in thermal contact with a heat emitting component. The heat sink structure further includes an upper heat sink...