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Method and system for passing objects in a distributed system using
A system consistent with the present invention reduces the number of redundant class descriptors that are sent during remote method calls by using serialization...
Plugin architecture for extending polices
An architecture for allowing extensibility to policies. The architecture has a policy component program that is able to evaluate and enforce polices. The...
Parallel text execution on low-end emulators and devices
A method for testing computing devices includes providing a suite of test programs on a server for execution by a plurality of the computing devices that are...
Method for recovery of data
A method for recovery of data objects on a data storage system includes determining a list of layout map IDs that place data objects on a node of a data storage...
Method and apparatus for limiting the number of asynchronous events that
occur during a clock cycle
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that limits a maximum repetition rate of an asynchronous circuit. The system operates by receiving a...
Method and apparatus for storing performance parameters in a limited
A system that records performance parameters from a computer system. During operation, the system periodically monitors performance parameters from the computer...
Centerplaneless computer system
A computer system which may allow a centerplaneless design. The computer system may include various client circuit boards including processor circuit boards,...
Automated calibration of I/O over a multi-variable eye window
A method and apparatus for automated calibration of I/O over a multi-variable eye window is provided. A transmitter may conduct data transmissions to a receiver...
Method and apparatus for solving overdetermined systems of interval linear
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that solves an overdetermined system of interval linear equations. During operation, the system...
Method and apparatus for keeping track of memory usage for tasks in a
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates keeping track of memory usage of tasks in a shared heap. The system operates by...
Method and apparatus for using interval techniques to solve a
multi-objective optimization problem
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that uses interval techniques to solve a multi-objective optimization problem. During operation, the...
Conical-wedge-shaped lensed fiber and the method of making the same
The present invention relates to a conical wedge-shaped lensed fiber and the method of making the same. The method comprises: (a) providing an optical fiber...
Method and apparatus for fast RC4-like encryption
A method and apparatus for encrypting information. In one embodiment, a method for encrypting information includes obtaining a value A from an array having a...
System and method for sharing a resource among multiple queues
A system and method for sharing a resource (e.g., buffers) among multiple queues (e.g., InfiniBand send queues). Each queue has a local context indicating the...
System and method for managing multicast group membership
A system and method for efficiently managing membership in a multicast communication group. The system may comprise any number of end nodes (e.g., channel...
A server system comprises a server blade carrier. The server blade carrier carries a plurality of removably mountable server blades. Each blade includes a blade...
Heat sink having ferrofluid-based pump for nanoliquid cooling
A heat sink uses a ferrofluid-based pump assembly for controlling the direction of nanofluid flow within the heat sink. The nanofluid is thermally conductive and...
Multifunctional cationic photoinitiators, their preparation and use
Compounds of formula (I): [where: R.sup.1 is a direct bond, oxygen, a group >CH.sub.2, sulphur, a group >C.dbd.O, a group-(CH.sub.2).sub.2-- or a...
System and method for performing speculative initialization of application
models for a cloned runtime system...
A system and method for performing speculative initialization of application models for a cloned runtime system process is presented. A class loader is created...
Configuring methods that are likely to be executed for instrument-based
profiling at application run-time
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates configuring selected methods for instrument-based profiling at run-time. The system...
Dynamically configuring selected methods for instrument-based profiling at
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that dynamically configures selected methods for instrument-based profiling at run-time. The system...
Apparatus and method for automated creation of resource types
Apparatus and method for automatically generating resource types for installation on nodes of a clustered computer system. The wizard provides a user interface...
Methods and systems for detecting memory address transfer errors in an
A method for detecting transfer errors in an address bus is provided. In this method, a first address parity is generated using a memory address. Next, at least...
Method and apparatus for testing memories with different read/write
protocols using the same programmable...
A method of testing a plurality of embedded memories within an integrated circuit. Each of the embedded memories include particular read and write protocols. The...
Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting the aggressiveness of an
execute-ahead processor to hide memory...
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that dynamically adjusts the aggressiveness of an execute-ahead processor. If a data-dependent stall...
Deferring loads and stores when a load buffer or store buffer fills during
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates deferring execution of instructions with unresolved data dependencies as they are...
Mechanism for eliminating the restart penalty when reissuing deferred
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system which facilitates eliminating a restart penalty when reissuing deferred instructions in a processor...
Logically partitioning different classes of TLB entries within a single
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that logically partitions different classes of translation lookaside buffer (TLB) entries within a...
Method and apparatus for determining a status of an asynchronous memory
A method and apparatus for facilitating the determination of a status of an asynchronous memory (e.g., how full or empty the memory is). A write pointer to the...
Efficient non-blocking k-compare-single-swap operation
The design of nonblocking linked data structures using single-location synchronization primitives such as compare-and-swap (CAS) is a complex affair that often...
Flexible routing and addressing
At an ingress point to a shared transaction infrastructure, for example a shared PCI Express infrastructure, an entry in a segment table maps an address in a...
Heterogeneous network file access
A method for a client to access data files residing on a first data server through a network includes coupling a heterogenous proxy server to the first data...
Distributed computing system using computing engines concurrently run with
host web pages and applications
A method, and associated system, for performing distributed computing. The method includes linking a user node to a communications network including a processor...
Collection-set selection using a small priority queue
A space-incremental garbage collector performs marking operations that are usually separated by several collection increments. It uses the marking results to...
Managing and predicting component failure based on pattern recognition of
subcomponent exposure to failure
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention provide for predicting system failure based on pattern recognition of...
Method for tuning state-based scheduling policies
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that tunes state-based scheduling policies, wherein the system contains a number of central processing...
System and method for ranking objects by likelihood of possessing a
A system and method for ranking objects by a likelihood of possessing a property is disclosed. The system can be used, for example, to assist in the...
Technique for detecting changes in signals that are measured by
A technique for detecting changes in a signal that is measured and reported by quantization uses a model that is updated in response to the sampling of quantized...
Cost efficient performance statistics gathering using logarithmic indexing
A system for a distributed computing network for managing instrumentation information from a plurality of network-connected managed entities. One or more...
Replacing a signal from a failed sensor in a computer system with an
estimated signal derived from correlations...
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that enhances reliability, availability and serviceability in a computer system by replacing a signal...
Correlating and aligning monitored signals for computer system performance
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates aligning a first signal with a second signal in a manner that optimizes a correlation...
Method and apparatus for measuring the position of ferrule of a laser
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for measuring the position of a ferrule of a laser module. The apparatus comprises an XYZ stage, a base,...
Computing blending functions for the tiling of overlapped video projectors
A system for correcting the intensities of pixels supplied to a projector. An image generated by the projector has a number of regions formed by the overlapping...
Measuring rotational misalignment using spatial interference patterns
A method for determining misalignment between two semiconductor dies is described in which signals are transmitted through a first subset of an array of...
Remote DC-DC converter for high current, low voltage applications
A remote voltage regulator module (VRM) for high-current, low voltage applications. In one embodiment, an electronic system includes a VRM configured to provide...
Backlight module and brightness enhancement film thereof
A backlight module includes a light source, a light guide plate for guiding light from the light source, and a brightness enhancement film having a plurality of...
Method and apparatus to facilitate virtual transport layer security on a
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that provides virtual transport layer security on a virtual network to facilitate peer-to-peer...
Method and apparatus for implementing a scene-graph-aware user interface
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that enables a user interface manager to modify a scene graph for an application. During operation, the...