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Transaction manager freezing
A transaction manager may be paused so that the transactions it manages are prevented from making transaction state changes. While the transaction manager is...
Work stealing queues for parallel garbage collection
A multiprocessor, multi-program, stop-the-world garbage collection program is described. The system initially over partitions the root sources, and then...
Methods and systems for inputting data into spreadsheet documents
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention enable a user to input data into a document having cells arranged in columns...
Method and system for automated path delay test vector generation from
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for generating test vectors for use in verification of a circuit design and for hardware testing on a fabricated circuit...
Method and apparatus for monitoring a node in a distributed system
A method for monitoring a target node in a distributed system, that includes determining a plurality of neighbor nodes of the target node, determining a...
Method and system for automatic distributed tuning of search engine
A method and system for automatic distributed tuning of search engine parameters includes receiving a search parameter at a search engine. The search engine is...
Adaptive cut-through algorithm
An Infiniband switch can have an input port and a plurality of output ports. The switch can be configured to interrogate at least a header portion of a received...
Method and system for sizing flow control buffers
A system that includes a first buffer and a second buffer, wherein the first buffer and the second buffer are connected to the same input, wherein a size of the...
Unitary field-replaceable active integrated liquid pump heat sink module
for thermal management of electronic...
A field-replaceable active pumped liquid heat sink module includes a liquid pump, a radiator, an optional receiver, and a cold plate heat exchanger, all of which...
A garbage collector uses the results a whole-heap marking operation to select collection sets for subsequent collection. It repeatedly calculates a measure of...
Adaptive meta-tagging of websites
Search queries to a search engine are collected over a period of time and used as a source of terms for selectively adding to documents. The terms may be added...
Method and apparatus for synthesizing multiple localizable formats into a
Method and apparatus for synthesizing multiple localizable file formats into a canonical format. Embodiments may provide a file format-independent localization...
Reliable startup and steady-state of estimation based CDR and DFE
An apparatus and methods for recovering a clock and a data stream from a source synchronous input data stream are disclosed. The apparatus comprises a filter, a...
Apparatus and method for high-throughput asynchronous communication with
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that asynchronously controls sending data items from a sender to a receiver. This system includes a set...
Method and system for transmitting data over a network
A method for transmitting data that includes receiving a first request to open a first virtual channel, the first virtual channel associated with a TCP...
Broadband dipole antenna
A broadband dipole antenna includes a dielectric substrate, a first radiating portion, a second radiating portion, a substantially U-shaped or V-shaped feed gap,...
Liquid laundry detergent with an alkoxylated ester surfactant and urea
An aqueous liquid laundry detergent composition comprising an alkoxylated carboxylic acid surfactant and urea at pH 6-8. The composition has improved performance...
Feeder with adjustable time cycle and method
A timed feeder for feeding corrugated boards to nip rolls of a box finishing machine. A feed member is raised to the feed path to engage and drive a board to the...
Interpretation of DVD assembly language programs in Java TV-based
interactive digital television environments
Techniques for interpretation of DVD assembly language programs for television (TV) receivers operating in Java TV environments are provided. The techniques can...
Method and apparatus for pattern-based system design analysis using a meta
A method for analyzing a target system that includes obtaining a characteristics model, loading the characteristics model into a meta model, obtaining a...
Composite component architecture using javaserver pages (JSP) tags
A method, apparatus and computer program product for a composite component includes a first JSP tag component and a second JSP tag component referenced by the...
Effective elimination of delay slot handling from a front section of a
Architectural techniques and implementations that defer enforcement of certain delayed control transfer instruction (DCTI) sequencing constraints or conventions...
Method and apparatus for using multiple threads to spectulatively execute
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system which performs simultaneous speculative threading. The system staffs by executing instructions in...
Avoiding live-lock in a processor that supports speculative execution
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system which avoids a live-lock state in a processor that supports speculative-execution. The system starts by...
Bridging network components
A system includes a first and a second network component, and a bridge. The bridge, which resides a Media Access Control (MAC) layer of a host, includes a bridge...
Digital phase-locked loop circuit and a method thereof
A method and a circuit for resolving the out-of-phase problem between a color burst signal and a sub-carrier signal of a television system. A delay means is used...
Method and system for creating a demilitarized zone using network stack
A method for routing a packet. The method includes receiving the packet from a first network into a network interface card (NIC), where the NIC is operatively...
Method and system for increasing recording format reliability for limited
media space in a tape drive system
A method for increasing recording format reliability in a tape drive system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes identifying a default media...
Method and system for contiguously appending data onto media in a tape
A method for contiguously appending data onto media in a tape drive system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes reading existing data recorded on...
Composition containing .alpha.-sulfofatty acid ester and hydrotrope and
methods of making and using the same
Compositions containing a .alpha.-sulfofatty acid ester and a hydrotrope. The .alpha.-sulfofatty acid ester and the hydrotrope reduce the pH drift in the...
Handheld toy communicator
Handheld toy communicator with slidable cover
Method and apparatus for testing a transmission path
One embodiment of the invention provides apparatus and a method for testing a transmission path across one or more printed circuit boards. According to the...
Reducing power consumption for processing of common values in
microprocessor registers and execution units
Reducing power consumption in microprocessors for the processing of common values. Common values provided in at least one received operation are encoded into...
Secure protocol handshake offload using TNICs
A method for offloading a secure protocol handshake. The method includes establishing a connection between a host system and a remote peer, and determining...
Method and apparatus for supporting vector operations on a multi-threaded
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that supports vector operations on a multi-threaded microprocessor. During operation, the system...
Method and apparatus for executing event driven simulations
A system that includes an object store layer configured to store a plurality of objects, wherein each of the plurality of objects comprises a method, a...
Method and apparatus for determining interconnections of network devices
A method and apparatus is disclosed for determining interconnections of network devices. The network devices are connected together based on a set of general...
Method and apparatus for facilitating mark-sweep garbage collection with
A method and a system for facilitating garbage collection (GC) operations in a memory-management system that supports both mark-sweep (MS) objects and...
Virtual network interface card loopback fastpath
A method for routing packets includes receiving an outbound packet issued by a first virtual machine, wherein the first virtual machine is located on a host,...
Low-power semi-dynamic flip-flop with smart keeper
A modified high-speed flip-flop including an input circuit, a smart window circuit, a smart keeper circuit, a pre-charge circuit, a discharge circuit, a slave...
Dynamic refreshed receiver for proximity communication
A system that dynamically refreshes the inputs of a differential receiver. During operation, while a differential transmitter is not transmitting data, the...
Submersible gas burner
A submersible gas burner includes a pilot burner, a closed gas reservoir, and a first and second main burners. The pilot burner has a pilot burner tube with a...
Cooling technique using a heat sink containing swirling
A heat sink has a heat spreader structure containing magneto-hydrodynamic fluid. Also, the heat spreader includes a central metallic cylinder and a metal ring...
Handheld toy communicator
Handheld toy communicator with slidable cover
Method and apparatus for improving user experience for legitimate traffic
of a service impacted by denial of...
A method for isolating legitimate network traffic during a denial of service attack involves receiving a plurality of packets from a network, detecting an attack...
Capturing machine state of unstable Java program
Mechanisms and methods for capturing an execution state of a failing program in a computing environment are disclosed. Embodiments can enable detection of user...
System and method for optimizing a memory controller
A system and method for optimizing a memory controller. The system includes a memory controller and at least two registers for storing a plurality of operating...
Method and system for minor garbage collection
A method for minor garbage collection involves marking cards as clean, where the cards designate ranges of memory locations in a shared older generation, marking...