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Methods and apparatus for selecting processes for execution
Mechanisms and techniques operate in a multiprocessing computer system having a plurality of processing devices and provide an affinity-based wakeup locality...
System and method for dynamic memory interleaving and de-interleaving
In one embodiment, a system includes a plurality of memory controllers each coupled between a processor and a respective memory. Each memory controller includes...
Low dielectric constant organo-soluble polyimides
The present invention provides a series of easily processable poly(ether-imide)s that are organic-soluble and afford low dielectric constants of films, their...
Switching method in a multi-threaded processor
A processor includes logic for attaining a very fast exception handling functionality while executing non-threaded programs by invoking a multithreaded-type...
Methods for sharing conditionally across class loaders dynamically
A method for conditionally sharing dynamically compiled code between different class loaders is provided. In this method, bytecodes of a first class type are...
Optimization of n-base typed arithmetic expressions
A method for arithmetic expression optimization includes receiving a first instruction defined for a first processor having a first base, the first instruction...
Bandwidth reduction technique in a snooping-based cache-coherent cluster
of multiprocessing nodes
A cluster of multiprocessing nodes uses snooping-based cache-coherence to maintain consistency among the cache memories of the multiprocessing nodes. One or more...
Method and apparatus to center the frequency of a voltage-controlled
A circuit and method are provided for calibrating an analog oscillator in the digital domain. The circuit and method disclosed herein centers an oscillation...
Round mug with triangular base
Method and system for managing resource allocation in non-uniform resource
access computer systems
A method and system of managing resource allocation in a non-uniform resource access computer system is disclosed. A method comprises determining access costs...
Methods and systems for reducing a program size
A method for reducing a size of an image of a class file is provided. In this method, a first stack map that is associated with a first bytecode of a method and...
System and method for presenting time related data on a small screen
An invention is provided for presenting time related data on small screen devices is disclosed. The invention includes examining a plurality of time related data...
Decoder for pin-based scan test
An integrated circuit design block includes combinational and sequential logic defining core logic of the integrated circuit design block, and boundary logic...
In-line server health checking
A system and method provide in-line server health checks to determine server health without having to wait for a next out-of-band polling interval as with...
A computer system includes a plurality of field replaceable units. A system controller monitors system errors. A diagnostic engine is responsive to the system...
Tool for identifying causes of memory leaks
A method for identifying memory leak causes is provided. The method initiates with tracking a number of allocations of objects during a time period. Potentially...
A system and method for provided a switch system (100) having a first configurable set of processor elements (102) to process storage resource connection...
Method and apparatus for isolating selected heap objects using a faulting
All references to an object subset to which an atomic operation is to be applied are deliberately transformed so that an attempt by an application thread to...
Manager level device/service arbitrator and methods
A method for managing access to service entities (e.g., such as a devices, resources, and services, which are limited resources) is provided. The method includes...
Method and system for TCP large segment offload with ack-based transmit
A method and system for offloading the transmission of large blocks of data from Transmission Control Protocol residing on a transmitting host computer to an...
Method for batch processing received message packets
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method for batch processing received message packets. A plurality of message packets are sent in a batch...
Jack bar with extendable tubes and fixturing mechanism
A jack bar includes an outer tube, an inner tube and a positioner tube coaxially located. The positioner tube is extendable to adjust a length to the jack bar in...
Method for enabling comprehensive profiling of garbage-collected memory
A method and apparatus for profiling a heap. According to the method, a flexible and comprehensive general-purpose profiling interface that uniformly...
Virtual copy system and method
A method of a copying data includes a cache subsystem loading data to be copied from a first address, and placing the data in a cache as if the data had been...
Method and apparatus for primary cache tag error handling
A method and apparatus is disclosed for maintaining coherency between a primary cache and a secondary cache in a directory-based cache system. Upon identifying a...
Heat sink having magnet array for magneto-hydrodynamic hot spot cooling
A heat sink has a plurality of pipes that are connected to an array of magnets. The plurality of pipes are connected to a lid that is operatively connected to an...
Cylindrical body of a Newton reflective telescope
A cylindrical body of a Newton reflective telescope includes a first cylindrical body and a second cylindrical body combined together. The first cylindrical body...
Pipelined 2D viewport clip circuit
A system and method for performing viewport clipping for multiple viewports using a pipeline. The pixel address coordinates are compared against boundaries of a...
Method for dynamically implementing N+K redundancy in a storage subsystem
In one embodiment, a storage subsystem includes a plurality of storage arrays each including a plurality of storage devices. The storage subsystem also includes...
System and method for dynamically disabling partially streamed content
A system and method for dynamically disabling partially streamed content may include a server receiving a request from a client. A session may be initiated or...
Representing trust in distributed peer-to-peer networks
Embodiments may provide mechanisms for representing trust between peers or systems in decentralized networking environments including peer-to-peer networking...
Method and apparatus for implementing a lock-free skip list that supports
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that supports concurrent accesses to a skip list that is lock-free, which means that the skip list can...
Methods and systems for efficient multi-packet data processing in a
layered network protocol
Methods and systems consistent with the present invention provide a mechanism for accepting extended amounts of data in a layered network protocol. The methods...
Conversion of an object model to a source file generation model
An infrastructure is provided for creating applications for mobile information devices, using a tag-based markup language. Developers can use the markup language...
Software upgrades with multiple version support
A method and system thereof for supporting multiple versions of software, such as software organized as components or objects. In one embodiment, a software...
Mechanism for lossless tracing in an arbitrary context
A method for tracing an instrumented program, including triggering a probe in the instrumented program, obtaining an original instruction associated with the...
Mechanism for lossless tracing in an architecture having a delay slot
A method for tracing an instrumented program using a thread, including transferring control of the instrumented program to a trap handler to obtain an original...
Method and system for I/O scheduler activations
A method for storing data, that includes receiving a request to store data in a storage pool, queuing the request in an Input/Output (I/O) queue, and issuing the...
A combination flashlight audio device wherein the flashlight has an elongated body with an integral mounting flange to which the audio component mounts by way of...
Managing and predicting risk for computer devices using exposure
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention provide for managing and predicting risk for computer-based systems....
Method, system, and article of manufacture for remote management of
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture. A first process creates a second process. A cipher is generated. The first process is terminated....
Mechanism for dynamically-allocated variables in an arbitrary-context
A method of dynamically allocating a variable in a tracing framework, including allocating a dynamic memory in the tracing framework having a plurality of data...
Exploiting popular objects to reduce mutator overhead
A garbage collector that reclaims memory for a mutator does so space-incrementally, employing remembered sets associated with respective heap regions to keep...
Information model mapping with shared directory tree representations
A registry service is described which uses a partitioned publisher assertion recording and accessing scheme. A publisher assertion regarding a relationship...
Security imaging system
Method and system for detecting authenticate products based upon alteration of emission characteristics due to interaction of the emissions with the product and...
Package lid or heat spreader for microprocessor packages
A package for an integrated circuit (IC) die comprises a substrate and a lid. The substrate has an upper surface facing an interior of the package and a lower...
Test sample collection system
A collection system for collecting a liquid test sample that includes a spoon-like member having a bowl portion for collecting and holding the test sample, a...
Method of making pigment dispersion containing a carrier such as castor
oil or vegetable wax
A process of dispersing at least one pigment into a carrier such as castor oil or a vegetable wax such as palm oil glyceride wax. The resulting dispersion...