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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...
Systems and methods for providing a multi-path network switch system
A storage virtualization environment is provided that includes a system for providing multi-path communications in a virtualization storage environment for...
Level 2 cache index hashing to avoid hot spots
An apparatus and method for mapping memory addresses to reduce or avoid conflicting memory accesses in memory systems such as cache memories is described in...
Multi-threaded accept mechanism in a vertical perimeter communication
A multi-threaded accept in a vertical perimeter communication environment is disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention include a method for processing a...
Method and apparatus for hardware implementation independent verification
of network layers
A verification mechanism monitors incoming and outgoing traffic between a channel adapter and a switch fabric in an InfiniBand.sup.SM system in order to verify...
Method and apparatus for managing a storage area network including a
self-contained storage system
A storage area network (SAN) system that includes a self-contained storage system is managed by a three-tier management system. Management of the self-contained...
Key reuse for RDMA virtual address space
A system and method for reusing an R_Key associated with InfiniBand virtual address space mapped to local, host, storage. An R_Key is initially assigned by an...
Migrating data using an intermediate self-describing format
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a technique for migrating data using a self-describing format. According to an...
System and method for an extensible metadata driven application framework
Application code maintenance often imposes rebuilding and/or a patch kit update from a source code vendor. Users of such applications often find such...
Direct contact cooling liquid embedded package for a central processor
A direct contact cooling liquid embedded package design for use with a computer central processor unit is suitable for thermal management of high heat...
Extended computing system
A server blade is provided which comprises a processor. The server blade additionally comprises an enclosure which encloses the processor. The server blade is...
Method and apparatus for approximating an arbitrary shape with a closed
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that approximates a shape of an object with a closed Bezier curve. During operation, the system...
Circuit board including isolated signal transmission channels
A circuit board including a signal transmission channel includes a dielectric substrate and a signal transmission channel which may be formed on the dielectric...
Simultaneous execution of test suites on different platforms
In an arrangement for testing multiple low-end computing devices simultaneously, different tests are executed simultaneously on different platforms using a...
Method and apparatus for supplying redundant power
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for supplying redundant power. The apparatus includes a first power supply adapted to provide a first...
Method and apparatus for implementing a fully dynamic lock-free hash table
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that implements a hash table that is fully dynamic and lock-free. During a lookup in the hash table the...
Tracking minimum mutator utilization (MMU) constraints in a
A garbage collector keeps a log of recent system usage. From that usage thus recorded, it determines whether a time slice whose duration a ...
Hardware acceleration of display data clipping
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method and apparatus for hardware acceleration of display data clipping. In one embodiment, all display...
The present invention relates to a mounting bracket having a plurality of apertures on both sides of a main body of the mounting bracket and a turning surface...
Method of treating malignancies and viral infections and improving immune
function with a dietary supplement
A dietary supplement comprising as its active ingredients soybean, mushroom and mung bean is used in a method to in a method to ameliorate at least one effective...
Thin rack server
Method to solve similar timing paths
A technique for improving multiple critical timing paths that exhibit similar characteristics has been discovered. The technique efficiently improves multiple...
XML based report generator
An invention is provided for creating a test summary report. A test application is executed on a platform, where the test application is executed using a status...
Method and apparatus for constructing wired-and bus systems
A large multimaster I.sup.2C bus system is partitioned into smaller bus segments. The bus segments are connected by bridges that isolate the segments and direct...
Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for aligning service
Methods and systems consistent with certain aspects related to the present invention provide a process for aligning service containers in a system environment....
Logless transaction coordination
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for performing a transaction across one or more resources. A...
System and method for command line prediction
Systems, methods, and computer program products for command line prediction are disclosed. Commands entered on a command line are saved to a command log. The...
Method and apparatus for optimizing support vector machine kernel
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that optimizes support vector machine (SVM) kernel parameters. During operation, the system assigns...
Method of modeling circuit cells for powergrid analysis
Techniques for modeling a circuit cell of a microprocessor or other integrated circuit for hierarchical powergrid analysis are disclosed herein. Distribution...
Determining the quality and reliability of a component by monitoring
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that tests the quality and/or the reliability of a component. During operation, the system applies test...
Method and apparatus for offloading message segmentation to a network
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates offloading message segmentation from a central processing unit onto a network...
Device carrier system
A component device carrier system includes a component device frame, a component device collar, and a clocked gear assembly providing motion in at least two...
Dynamic calibration of I/O power supply level
An input/output interface is used to transmit data between a transmitting circuit and a receiving circuit. Selectively during both system startup and system...
Method for coloring cellulosic materials using cationic pigment dispersion
A method of coloring a cellulosic material which includes a) dispersing pulped cellulosic material into water; and b) coloring the pulped cellulosic material by...