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Reduced instruction set for Java virtual machines
Techniques for implementing virtual machine instructions suitable for execution in virtual machines are disclosed. The inventive virtual machine instructions can...
Method and apparatus for selectively executing different executable code
versions which are optimized in...
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that selectively executes different versions of executable code for the same source code. During...
Mechanism for executing test suites written for different harnesses under
one test execution harness
A mechanism has been developed for transforming different test suites, written for different test harnesses, into a common XML-type format that can be read by...
Method and apparatus for finding terminal classes in a collection of
programming language classes
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates finding terminal classes in a collection of programming language classes, wherein a...
Estimating the residual life of a software system under a software-based
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that estimates residual life of a software system under a software-based failure mechanism. During...
Enhancing throughput and fault-tolerance in a parallel-processing system
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that enhances throughput and fault-tolerance in a parallel-processing system. During operation, the...
Optimizing hardware TLB reload performance in a highly-threaded processor
with multiple page sizes
A method and apparatus for improved performance for reloading translation look-aside buffers in multithreading, multi-core processors. TSB prediction is...
Efficient on-chip instruction and data caching for chip multiprocessors
The storage of data line in one or more L1 caches and/or a shared L2 cache of a chip multiprocessor is dynamically optimized based on the sharing of the data...
Cluster file system node failure file recovery by reconstructing file
A cluster file system including a file server primary configured to satisfy a plurality of file operation requests, a file server secondary configured to be...
Residue-based error detection for a shift operation
Errors in a shift result can be detected with a residue-based mechanism, instead of with duplication of an entire shifter. The commutative property of residue...
Method and apparatus for detecting a change-point in a time-series of
computer telemetry signals
A system that detects a change point in a time series of telemetry signals from a computer system. During operation, the system receives the time series of...
Apparatus using Manhattan geometry having non-Manhattan current flow
A device is described, including a first diffusion region having a first terminal, a second diffusion region having a second terminal, and a channel region...
Method and apparatus for determining a predicted failure rate
A method and apparatus for determining predicted failure rates for computational resources provided by a system comprising multiple components. The method...
Application level testing of instruction caches in
A method and apparatus performs computer application level testing of an instruction cache in multi-processor or multi-core systems. Instruction cache cannot be...
System and method for identifying message propagation
Conventional virus detection software monitors incoming arrivals of network traffic. Retroactive analysis and/or monitoring of previously accepted traffic is not...
System and methods for using a signature protocol by a nonsigning client
In a networked computer environment, a client is unencumbered from signature generating components, yet conversant to transmit signature-based documents in a...
Using register readiness to facilitate value prediction
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for using register readiness to facilitate value prediction. The system starts by loading a previously...
Maintaining a double-ended queue in a contiguous array with concurrent
non-blocking insert and remove...
An array-based concurrent shared object implementation has been developed that provides non-blocking and linearizable access to the concurrent shared object. In...
Method and apparatus for reducing remembered set overhead in a
generational garbage collector by constraining...
A remembered set for a memory heap region in a garbage-collected computer system is modified to classify reference locations stored therein by the heap region...
Method and apparatus for facilitating faster execution of code on a
memory-constrained computing device
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates faster execution of code on a memory-constrained computing device that has fast...
Cache operations with hierarchy control
An improved approach to cache management is disclosed which may be implemented to provide fine-grained control over individual caches or subsets of a multi-level...
Dynamic uniform resource locator compression
A method of converting between a uniform resource locator and a dynamically compressed uniform resource locator involving parsing the components of the uniform...
Low latency integer divider and integration with floating point divider
A method and device divides a dividend by a divisor, the dividend and the divisor both being integers. The method and device determine a maximum possible number...
Allocation of likely popular objects in the train algorithm
A garbage collector for reclaiming computer-memory space occupied by unreachable data objects operates incrementally in accordance with the train algorithm....
Dynamic data migration in a multi-tier storage system
A method and apparatus for managing data is described which includes determining the current state of a storage tier of a plurality of storage tiers within a...
Integrated ring modulator array WDM transceiver
A system that facilitates optical multiplexing and demultiplexing. The system includes an optical transmitter which is structured in the following way. A...
Method for detecting objects separated from a group
A method for monitoring a plurality of objects, involving configuring a sensor for a first object of the plurality of objects, wherein the sensor monitors an...
Method and apparatus for driving on-chip wires through capacitive coupling
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system which drives on-chip wires using capacitive coupling. During operation, the system drives a signal onto...
Ergonomic durable drumstick
The specification and drawing figures describe and show an ergonomic durable drumstick that includes a percussion member from which a tubular body extends. The...
Authentication system for two-factor authentication in enrollment and pin
An authentication system includes a smart access card issued to a user, a client computer, a desktop authentication module configured to prevent a user from...
Method for load spreading of requests in a distributed data storage system
Incoming requests to a data storage system are distributed among one or more peer node computer systems of the data storage system in accordance with a load...
System and methods for test tool class inheritance
A software compliance test is typically directed only at particular classes in the inheritance hierarchy. Inherited APIs (classes), which are not the focus of...
Inferential diagnosing engines for grid-based computing systems
Disclosed herein is the creation and utilization of automated diagnostic agents that are used by service engineers to diagnose faults, errors and other events or...
Seamless mobility management with service detail records
A method for enhancing mobility of a subscriber in a telecommunications environment. The method includes deploying with a first network operator a service that...
Small form factor hard disk drive bracket latch/release mechanism
A hard disk drive bracket latch and release mechanism includes a lever arm attached to a hard disk drive bracket bezel rotatably between a closed position...
Dynamic loading of remote classes
System and method for dynamic loading of remote classes. Using embodiments, remote classes may be loaded dynamically by a default class loader without the use of...
Method and apparatus for dynamic Stubs and Ties in RMI-IIOP
Method and apparatus for the dynamic generation of Stubs and Ties in RMI-IIOP implementations. In embodiments, dynamic RMI-IIOP may generate Stubs and Ties as...
Multithreaded processor including a functional unit shared between
multiple requestors and arbitration therefor
A multithreaded processor including a shared functional unit. In one embodiment, the multithreaded processor includes a functional unit coupled to a...
Prefetch hardware efficiency via prefetch hint instructions
A software agent assembles prefetch hint instructions or prefixes defined in an instruction set architecture, the instructions/prefixes conveying prefetch hint...
Two-pass sliding compaction
During two-pass sliding compaction, a heap may first be logically divided into fixed-sized segments, or chunks, and information regarding each chunk, known as...
Method and apparatus for enabling adaptive endianness
A method for reading a block, involving receiving a request to obtain the block, wherein the request comprises a block pointer, determining a block endianness by...
Space-adaptive lock-free free-list using pointer-sized single-target
Many conventional lock-free data structures exploit techniques that are possible only because state-of-the-art 64-bit processors are still running 32-bit...
Memory system topology
A memory subsystem. A memory subsystem includes a memory controller coupled to a processor and a plurality of N memory modules. The memory controller is directly...
System memory board subsystem using DRAM with integrated high speed point
to point links
A memory system comprising memory modules including memory chips including integrated switching circuits. A memory controller coupled to the memory modules is...
Virtual communication interfaces for a micro-controller
A Compact Peripheral Component Interconnect (CPCI) system is provided that allows an Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) controller to be...
Advertisements for peer-to-peer computing resources
A system and method for providing advertisements in a peer-to-peer networking environment is described. In one embodiment, the peer-to-peer protocols may use...
Autonomic grid computing mechanism
An autonomic grid computing mechanism. In embodiments, peer-to-peer platform protocols may be integrated with a grid computing system. Embodiments may use...
System and method for multiplatform implementation of abstract software
modules in peer-to-peer network...
System and method for multiplatform implementation of abstract software modules in peer-to-peer networking environments. A module class may have one or more...
Method and apparatus for RMI-IIOP implementation with java serialization
Method and apparatus for RMI-IIOP implementation using Java serialization as a data encoding mechanism. Embodiments may provide a mechanism to use Java...
System and method for unique naming of resources in networked environments
System and method for the unique naming of resources in networked environments including peer-to-peer network environments. Embodiments may be used to generate...