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Hybrid memory access protocol in a distributed shared memory computer
A method, in a computer network having a first plurality of nodes coupled to a common network infrastructure and a distributed shared memory distributed among...
Methods and systems for distributed failure detection and recovery using
A system for using a lease to detect a failure and to perform failure recovery is provided. In using this system, a client requests a lease from a server to...
Methods and apparatus for efficiently splitting query execution across
client and server in an...
A process receives an object-based query and creates a logical tree that contains nodes representing operations that are required for the query to be completed....
Method and apparatus for loading stored procedures in a database
corresponding to object-oriented data dependencies
An improved object-database mapping tool is provided that stores a series of stored procedures associated with a database and an object-oriented application. The...
SRAM heat sink assembly and method of assembling
A heat sink assembly includes a heat sink, a circuit board and an integrated circuit package. The package is located between the heat sink and the circuit board...
Method and apparatus for performing byte-code optimization during pauses
Methods and apparatus for dynamically compiling byte codes associated with methods during idle periods in the execution of a computer program are disclosed. The...
Method and apparatus for dynamically deoptimizing compiled activations
Methods and apparatus for dynamically deoptimizing a frame in a control stack during the execution of a computer program are disclosed. The described methods are...
Apparatus for dynamically reconfiguring a processor
A method and apparatus for dynamically reconfiguring a processor involves placing the processor in a first configuration having a first number (m) of strands...
Cache-less address translation
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...
Secure event-driven EDI transaction processing using the internet
A method and apparatus are provided for performing secure data transfer operations over a global computer network. This is accomplished by extracting data from a...
Method and apparatus for implementing virtual threads
A method and apparatus that implement a new class of objects: the virtual thread. A virtual thread can execute on the same computer as the application program...
Fine-grained consistency mechanism for optimistic concurrency control using
A method and system for database concurrency control is provided that allows lock groups to contain columns of different tables and allows an individual column...
Simultaneous bi-directional translation and sending of EDI service order
A method and apparatus for performing bi-directional data transfer operations over a global computer network are provided. This is accomplished by extracting...
Apparatus and method for switching frequency modes in a phase locked loop
A clock frequency mode switching system for a microprocessor comprising three frequency shifters, a phase-locked loop (PLL) circuit, a synchronizer, and a...
Method and apparatus for bit synchronization in optical communication and
An apparatus and method are provided for bit synchronization in an optical time division multiplexed communication system. The apparatus is couplable to an...
Method and apparatus for geometric compression of three-dimensional
In a compression system, three-dimensional geometry is first represented as a generalized triangle mesh, a data structure that allows each instance of a vertex...
Methods and apparatus for a window access panel
A system employs a sliding window panel that contains icons representing every task that has been opened into a window, regardless of the workspace in which it...
Self-timed domino circuit
A self-timed domino control circuit for control of a data path is described which provides zero overhead latency and improved cycle time, while maintaining the...
Method and apparatus for dynamic termination logic of data buses
An apparatus for dynamic termination logic of bi-directional data buses and methods of operating the same result in bi-directional data buses with improved data...
Test fixture with quick connect and release board interconnect mechanism
A test fixture which holds multiple circuit boards in an edge-to-edge configuration for testing includes a sliding interconnect mechanism which is located...
Method and apparatus for dynamically optimizing byte-coded programs
Methods and apparatus for dynamically determining whether portions of code should be interpreted or compiled in order to optimize a software application during...
Method for testing circuit design using exhaustive test vector sequence
A method for testing sequential circuit designs in which an exhaustive sequence of test vectors is applied to the input nodes of edge-sensitive components of a...
System and method for evaluating monitored computer systems
A computer system used in monitoring another computer system provides both textual resolution information describing a likely solution for a problem encountered...
1 Method to prevent pipeline stalls in superscalar stack based computing
An execution unit for a stack based computing system that can combine instructions into instruction groups for concurrent execution is provided. In accordance...
Supporting multiple outstanding requests to multiple targets in a pipelined
One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus that supports multiple outstanding load and/or store requests from an execution engine to multiple...
Cache management techniques
In general, a method and apparatus for managing available cache memory in a browser are disclosed. Any document stored in a cache memory not having associated...
Method and apparatus for the suspension and continuation of remote
A method and apparatus is provided for enabling blocked remote methods to relinquish threads and other resources to other methods on a server system. In a...
Lease renewal service
In accordance with methods and systems consistent with the present invention, a lease manager is provided for managing leases between clients and other network...
System and method for restricting database access to managed object
information using a permissions table that...
An access control database has access control objects that collectively store information that specifies access rights by users to specified sets of the managed...
Method and apparatus for controlling the display of hierarchical
Embodiments of the invention display hierarchical information efficiently. Hierarchical information is displayed in a vertical browser comprising a path list and...
Method for generating a Java bytecode data flow graph
According to a first aspect of the present invention, a method for linking bytecodes of an uninterrupted block of bytecodes in the formation of a data flow graph...
Technique for partitioning data to correct memory part failures
The bits of a data block are assigned to a plurality of logical groups such that at most one bit corresponding to a component is assigned to a logical group....
Remote access firewall traversal URL
The invention provides a generic naming scheme for remote access and firewall traversal in the form of a uniform resource locator (RAFT URL). The RAFT URL may be...
Method and apparatus for a high-performance embedded memory management unit
The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for translating a virtual address to a physical address in a computer system. The system receives a...
System and method for space efficient hashcode allocation
In summary, the present invention is a multithreaded computer system having a memory that stores a plurality of objects and a plurality of procedures. The system...
Object-oriented system, method and article of manufacture for a
presentation engine in an interprise computing...
An interprise computing manager in which an application is composed of a client (front end) program which communicates utilizing a network with a server (back...
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...
Persistent storage interface for a configuration object-based system
Methods and apparatus for implementing a persistent storage interface that may be used to store entries into a variety of different storage subsystems are...
Terminating transmission lines using on-chip terminator circuitry
An information handling system is disclosed herein. The system includes at least one system transmission line having a characteristic impedance and a plurality...
Radiation curable water based cationic inks and coatings
An actinic radiation curable, cationic polymerizable, ink and coating composition having greatly enhanced reactivity, and reduced viscosity and are low in odor...
Method and apparatus for providing error correction
The invention is directed to an error correction scheme used in a computer system where data is provided from a service to a terminal. The data is dynamically...
Authentication system and process
An authentication method and process are provided. One aspect of the process of the present invention includes authorizing a first on-line revocation server...
Elimination of traps and atomics in thread synchronization
Elimination of traps and atomics in thread synchronization is provided. In one embodiment, a processor includes a lock cache. The lock cache holds a value that...
Method and apparatus for automatically optimizing execution of a computer
The claimed invention can be used to automatically determine what files are needed to optimally execute a computer program to a desired state. In one embodiment...
Method for antialiasing fonts for television display
A method for generating a font for display on an interlaced monitor which is relatively free of the distorting effects of interlacing. The method operates by...
Chip carrier to allow electron beam probing and fib modifications
Disclosed are a die carrier and associated method for conducting probe beam tests on chips designed to be packaged in flip-chip packages. The die carrier is a...
Method and apparatus for authenticating users
A method and apparatus for authenticating users. Prior art mechanisms require each individual application (running on an "application server") that the user is...
Stack-based system and method to combine security requirements of methods
A system obtains the security requirements for an action requested by a thread executing on a computer. The thread invokes a plurality of methods during its...
Apparatus and method for queueing structures in a multi-level non-blocking
A multi-level cache and method for operation thereof is presented for processing multiple cache system accesses simultaneously and handling the interactions...