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US-6,247,105 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...
US-6,247,067 Transparently converting program calls between interfaces
Calls to a conventional device driver interface of a first operating are converted to operate with a device driver interface of a second operating system. A...
US-6,247,044 Apparatus and method for processing servlets
A method and apparatus for operating a local server computer of a client-server network includes a technique to receive a request from a client computer of the...
US-6,247,039 Method and apparatus for disposing of objects in a multi-threaded environment
A method and apparatus for providing thread-safe disposal of objects in a multi-threaded computer environment. When a thread from a process sends a call to...
US-6,247,027 Facilitating garbage collection during object versioning for space and time dimensional computing
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates garbage collection and supports space and time dimensional execution of a computer...
US-6,247,026 Method, apparatus, and product for leasing of delegation certificates in a distributed system
A method, apparatus, and product for leasing a delegation certificate in a distributed processing system is provided. Consistent with this method, apparatus, and...
US-6,247,017 Server-client communication over a network
A network element maintains a local representation of a variable from a network directory service without needing to poll the variable in the directory service....
US-6,246,680 Highly integrated multi-layer switch element architecture
An architecture for a highly integrated network element building block is provided. According to one aspect of the present invention, a network device building...
US-6,246,422 Efficient method for storing texture maps in multi-bank memory
A method for storing mip map series in a multi-bank texture memory is disclosed. Each mip map has a different size and represents a different resolution version...
US-6,246,406 Techniques for navigating layers of a user interface
A graphical user interface permits navigating through a plurality of stacked window layers or image planes. In one form, moving through one image plane to an...
US-6,246,252 Efficient debug package design
A method for providing for electrical testing of an integrated semiconductor substrate having at least two signal processing layers. The substrate may be...
US-6,244,056 Controlled production of ammonia and other gases
Improved methods for the controlled generation of ammonia from an ammoniated metal salt at substantially ambient temperature by applying microwave energy to the...
US-6,243,814 Method and apparatus for reliable disk fencing in a multicomputer system
A method and apparatus for fast and reliable fencing of resources such as shared disks on a networked system. For each new configuration of nodes and resources...
US-6,243,792 Method and apparatus for identifying a least recently used item
A method and apparatus for identifying a least recently used item of a set or group of items is disclosed. In accordance the method, a count value is associated...
US-6,243,746 Method and implementation for using computer network topology objects
Software, method, and systems for representing devices on a computer network are described. In one embodiment the invention comprises a method which identifies...
US-6,243,742 Hybrid memory access protocol in a distributed shared memory computer system
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...
US-6,243,716 Methods and systems for distributed failure detection and recovery using leasing
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...
US-6,243,710 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....
US-6,243,709 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...
US-6,243,264 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...
US-D443,308 Safety guide
US-6,240,548 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...
US-6,240,547 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...
US-6,240,502 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...
US-6,240,501 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...
US-6,240,441 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...
US-6,240,440 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...
US-6,240,413 Fine-grained consistency mechanism for optimistic concurrency control using lock groups
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...
US-6,240,186 Simultaneous bi-directional translation and sending of EDI service order data
A method and apparatus for performing bi-directional data transfer operations over a global computer network are provided. This is accomplished by extracting...
US-6,240,152 Apparatus and method for switching frequency modes in a phase locked loop system
A clock frequency mode switching system for a microprocessor comprising three frequency shifters, a phase-locked loop (PLL) circuit, a synchronizer, and a...
US-6,239,892 Method and apparatus for bit synchronization in optical communication and networking systems
An apparatus and method are provided for bit synchronization in an optical time division multiplexed communication system. The apparatus is couplable to an...
US-6,239,805 Method and apparatus for geometric compression of three-dimensional graphics data
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...
US-6,239,798 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...
US-6,239,622 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...
US-6,239,619 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...
US-6,239,592 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...
US-6,237,141 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...
US-6,237,117 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...
US-6,237,114 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...
US-6,237,086 1 Method to prevent pipeline stalls in superscalar stack based computing systems
An execution unit for a stack based computing system that can combine instructions into instruction groups for concurrent execution is provided. In accordance...
US-6,237,066 Supporting multiple outstanding requests to multiple targets in a pipelined memory system
One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus that supports multiple outstanding load and/or store requests from an execution engine to multiple...
US-6,237,060 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...
US-6,237,024 Method and apparatus for the suspension and continuation of remote processes
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...
US-6,237,009 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...
US-6,236,996 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...
US-6,236,400 Method and apparatus for controlling the display of hierarchical information
Embodiments of the invention display hierarchical information efficiently. Hierarchical information is displayed in a vertical browser comprising a path list and...
US-6,233,733 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...
US-6,233,716 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....
US-6,233,688 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...
US-6,233,667 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...
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