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Out-of-order memory transactions in a fine-grain multithreaded/multi-core
A method and apparatus for implementing out-of-order memory transactions in a multithreaded, multicore processor. In the present invention, circular queue...
Data communication execution thread
Embodiments of the present invention provide for reliable receipt of data packets by a network device. The present invention also provides a receive thread for...
Computer system with multiple classes of transaction IDs
A computer system may include a sending device, a receiving device, and a network coupling the devices. The sending device may be configured to send a packet on...
Method and protocol for mediating communication between software
A method and protocol suitable for mediating communication between an application written in a platform independent language, running on a specific processor or...
Self-updating grid mechanism
A self-updating grid mechanism using peer-to-peer platform protocols. A compute node may send another node information about its compute node configuration using...
Network component identification
In a computer network, an object identifier relating to the identity of a network component is generated by applying an algorithm to manufacturer's data stored...
Cache abstraction for modeling database performance
A method for modeling a database management system involving receiving a query, computing a hit rate value associated with a cache, wherein the hit rate value is...
Method and apparatus for on-demand localization of files
Method and apparatus for the on-demand localization of files. Embodiments may provide a file format-independent localization mechanism that automates the...
Mechanism for determining an accelerated test specification for device
A mechanism is disclosed for determining an accelerated test for a device. The method comprises calculating an estimated amount of damage that an element of the...
Apparatus and method for implementing a block cipher algorithm
An apparatus and method for implementing a block cipher algorithm. In one embodiment, a cryptographic unit configured to implement a block cipher algorithm may...
Memory cells with power switch circuit for improved low voltage operation
Static random access memory (SRAM) cells and methods of operation are provided which may be used to provide improved writeability and stability to support low...
Multiple-output static logic
An approach is provided in embodiments of the present invention for building multiple-output static CMOS logic gate circuits that share transistors when...
Method and apparatus for interposing kernel symbols
In general, the invention relates to a method for loading a kernel module. The method involves loading a preload module into a kernel. Loading the preload module...
Mechanism for program-assisted tracing actions
A method for tracing an instrumented application, including loading the instrumented application into a kernel level to obtain a corresponding instrumented...
Software documentation generator
Various embodiments of a system and method for generating software documentation are disclosed. A software documentation generator may input a variety of...
Security policy enforcing DHCP server appliance
A method of allowing a remote device connected to a first network to access a second network, including leasing a leased network address to the remote device,...
Flag management in processors enabled for speculative execution of
Managing speculative execution via groups of actions corresponding to atomic traces enables efficient processing of flag-related actions, as atomic traces...
Flag management in processors enabled for speculative execution of
Managing speculative execution via groups of one or more actions corresponding to atomic traces enables efficient processing of flag-related actions, as atomic...
Multiple message send routine for network packets
A method for sending a plurality of messages to a plurality of recipients including obtaining the plurality of messages for the plurality of recipients, grouping...
Mechanism for implementing a sparse file system for an operating system
A mechanism is disclosed for implementing a sparse file system for an operating system partition. In one implementation, a non-global partition is created within...
Network system including packet classification for partitioned resources
A network system which includes a plurality of processing entities, an interconnect device coupled to the plurality of processing entities, a memory system...
Symmetrical differential amplifier
A differential amplifier has improved power efficiency, reduced offset penalty and a symmetrical output differential signal. Such a differential amplifier may...
Golf putting training apparatus
The present invention relates to a golf putting training apparatus comprising a reaction panel (2); a personal computer that computes detected data; a body...
Markup compiler that outputs MIDlets
A computing application for a mobile information device is generated from An extensible markup language, MIDML, in which different types of tags correspond to...
Density-based layer filler for integrated circuit design
A system and method for performing density-based layer filling on a design layout encoding of an integrated circuit device is disclosed. In some embodiments, the...
Systems and methods for providing object integrity and dynamic permission
Systems and methods for securing the content integrity of and access to object data and code in a distributed system. Content protecting URLs provide a mechanism...
Three component secure tunnel
Systems and methods are described for a secure tunnel. A method includes establishing a first connection (C.sub.IO) from an inner agent to an outer agent...
Working register file entries with instruction based lifetime
A technique for operating a computing apparatus includes allocating a working register file entry corresponding to a register in a working register file when an...
Method and apparatus for recording modified reference locations in
garbage-collected heap memory
In a computer system with a garbage-collected heap memory, a cache of modified reference locations is associated with each application thread. The cache...
Coarse write barrier control mechanism
A method for a coarse write barrier control mechanism comprises maintaining a control table comprising a plurality of entries, where each entry may include an...
Scalable routing and addressing
PCI Express transactions can be transmitted via a shared PCI Express infrastructure. At an infrastructure ingress point an additional header comprising at least...
Last thread lock management for multi-threaded process and distributed
A distributed data system may include nodes hosting at least one multi-threaded process operable to access portions of distributed data. A lock mechanism may...
Annotation processor discovery
Methods for discovering and accessing annotation processors are provided. The method initiates with identifying an annotation present in a source file and...
Liberty discovery service enhancements
A mechanism is disclosed for providing a user's web service provider's (WSP's) access information to a web service consumer (WSC). In one embodiment, a directory...
Determining operating fan speed for systems containing disk drives to
minimize vibrational impact
A method and an apparatus for determining cooling fan speeds that should be avoided to prevent vibational resonance with system enclosures, given ambient...
PCI bracket retainer for adapter card applications
A bracket retainer is provided for securing an adapter card in a computer chassis in manner that maintains the electrical and the mechanical stability of the...
Acceleration of graphics for remote display using redirection of rendering
A system and method are disclosed for improving the remote display of graphics images by the redirection of rendering and the optional use of image data...
System and method for pre-charged linear phase-frequency detector
A method for comparing phases of two signals including placing a first output node in a floating state, detecting a first edge of a first signal on a first input...
Solventless universal colorants
A method of preparing a universal base composition disclosed which consists of milling a pigment in a resin that is soluble in both water and organic solvent and...
Three-dimensional display device
A three-dimensional image display device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device uses a curved transmissive screen and reflectors to minimize the space...
Padlock with fully integrated dual locking systems
By providing two separate and independent locking systems formed in a single padlock, with both locking systems independently enabling a single shackle latching...
A method for transferring heat from a first location to a second location includes thermoelelectrically transferring heat from the first location to a third...
Expanded golf bag cart
Identifying and relocating relocatable kernel memory allocations in kernel
A method for identifying relocatable kernel memory allocations in kernel non-relocatable memory is described. In this method, a physical address hardware mapping...
Cache protocol enhancements in a proximity communication-based off-chip
cache memory architecture
A proximity interconnect module includes a plurality of processors operatively connected to a plurality of off-chip cache memories by proximity communication....
System and method for mapping between instrumentation and information
A method for managing an asset that includes acquiring an information model request for managing the asset, wherein the information model request is in an...
Method and apparatus for wirelessly testing field-replaceable units (FRUs)
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates wirelessly identifying and testing field-replaceable units within a computer system....
Session mobility for wireless devices
A wireless system includes at least one network computing system, a proxy server, a controller, and wireless devices. When a wireless device is already a member...
Implementation of a graph property in a switching fabric for fast
A system, including at least one central processing unit, at least one memory unit, and a plurality of integrated circuits that form a switching fabric...
Methods and systems for producing a 3-D rotational image from a 2-D image
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention produce a three-dimensional rotational image from a two-dimensional image...