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Source synchronous I/O bus retimer
A device configured to recover and repeat source synchronous data. The device is configured to receive source synchronous data via a first interface and recover...
There is provided a drive carrier. The drive carrier is configured to receive a media drive and is also configured to be removably receivable in a receiving...
Sub-sampling of weakly-driven nodes
A method and apparatus for performing on-chip voltage sampling of a weakly-driven node of a semiconductor device are disclosed. In some embodiments, the node is...
Hardware security module (HSM) chip card
Processing circuitry is integrated within a hardware security module (HSM) chip card. The processing circuitry is configured to operate in accordance with a set...
FM scanner radio
Mechanism for automatic synchronization of scripting variables
The present invention defines a mechanism for automatic synchronization of scripting variables in an action tag extension facility. Attached to each action,...
IBIST test for synchronous lines at multiple frequencies
A system for testing a synchronous link utilizing a single test pattern sequence. Components coupled via a link are each configured to generate and check test...
Selectively performing fetches for store operations during speculative
One embodiment of the present invention provides a processor which selectively fetches cache lines for store instructions during speculative-execution. During...
Persistent queuing for distributed file systems
Disclosed are novel methods and apparatus for persistent queuing in distributed file systems. In an embodiment, an apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes...
Method for adaptive sub-gridding for power/ground plane simulations
An adaptive subgridding method for power/ground plane simulations. The method includes superimposing a grid of cells onto a circuit plane. For each cell, the...
Arbitration of communication channel bandwidth
A method for arbitrating channel bandwidth among a plurality of logical connections desiring access over a communication channel to transmit data is provided....
Compression apparatus for applying localized pressure to the venous system
of the leg
An apparatus is provided for applying compression therapy to an extremity of the human body, such as a portion of the human leg. The device includes a flexible...
Enhanced privacy protection in identification in a data communications
A method for enhanced privacy protection in identification in a data communications network includes enrolling for a service on the data communications network,...
Mobile download system
Methods and systems are provided for adapting software applications for download and execution on a variety of different mobile devices which employ different...
Trust mechanisms for a peer-to-peer network computing platform
Embodiments of a decentralized, distributed trust mechanism that may be used in various networking platforms including peer-to-peer platforms, to implement trust...
Method, system, and program for managing access to a device
Provided are a method, system, and program for managing access to a device. An I/O request directed toward the device is received and a determination is made of...
Secure photo carrying identification device, as well as means and method
for authenticating such an...
Means and a method for authenticating a photographic image (3) on an identification device (1), the identification device (1) being provided with: a photographic...
Panel for integrated multi-function optical disk drive module
Ordering program data for loading on a device
Optimized loading of program data on a device comprises receiving a program including multiple program units, at least one of which is a main program unit. A use...
Factored assert chains
Factored assert chains allow for improved tracking of implicit information in a computer program. The compiler may generate assert statements at various points...
Method and apparatus for software metrics immediate feedback mechanism
A method of providing software metrics attribute feedback involves setting a metrics attribute threshold value for a software component, generating a plurality...
Hot-card caching to avoid excessive remembered-set updating
An incremental collector that employs remembered sets to identify the locations where a mutator has modified references to objects in respective heap regions...
Dynamic network session redirector
A dynamic session redirector provides the ability to receive requests for network accessible storage resources and redirect them to the appropriate resources as...
Peer group name server
A system and method for providing a name service in a peer-to-peer environment is described. A peer group name server may be a standalone name server that may be...
Migrating large data sets for products upgrades
A mechanism is disclosed for migrating large data sets for product upgrades. In one embodiment, an identifier is received as a parameter of a first method of an...
Electric hair curling apparatus
An electric hair curler is disclosed as including a handle; and a heating tube engaged with the handle and having a longitudinal axis, and the heating tube is...
Metal complexes for catalytic carbon-carbon bond formation
The present invention relates to a complex comprising a novel and stable ligand and a metal center. The ligand contains a ring, particularly a phenyl group, or a...
This invention relates to a composition that contains quercetin, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, caffeine, ...
The invention is a recharging unit having an efficiently designed recharging base and at least one rechargeable implement, which also serve as an advertising...
Magnifying lens cover for combination padlocks
By providing a magnifying member which is securely affixed to the housing of a combination padlock in cooperating association with the rotating dials thereof, an...
Calculator with letter opener and tape dispenser
Scriptable plug-in application programming interface
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a scriptable plug-in API. According to the invention, all of the interfaces in a conventional, non-scriptable...
Methods and hardware for safe memory allocation in arbitrary program
In a method for dynamic allocation of memory address space, an original version of a program is executed. This execution includes the execution of a request to...
Method for safely instrumenting large binary code
A method is provided for safely editing a binary code to be executed on a computer system. The method allows the binary code to be directly edited without...
Preview of UNIX boot process from multi-user level
A system and method for previewing a reboot. In one embodiment the method comprises modifying a configuration of a computer system and previewing a reboot,...
Method for reducing lock manipulation overhead during access to critical
One embodiment of the present invention supports execution of a start transactional execution (STE) instruction, which marks the beginning of a block of...
Selectively monitoring loads to support transactional program execution
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that selectively monitors load instructions to support transactional execution of a process, wherein...
Selectively monitoring stores to support transactional program execution
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that selectively monitors store instructions to support transactional execution of a process, wherein...
Network portal system and methods
A network portal system includes a web-top manager and a universal content broker system. The web-top manager is configured to receive a content request from a...
Remote reconfiguration system
A reconfiguration system, and associated methods, for remotely reconfiguring a client's date storage system. The system includes a storage management host...
Apparatus and methods for caching objects using main memory and persistent
An object cache stores objects in a cyclic buffer to provide highly efficient creation of cache entries. The cache efficiently manages storage of a large number...
System and method for determining a cache optimized ordering of cells in
an unstructured graph
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system and method for determining a cache optimized ordering of cells in an unstructured graph. Cells bounding...
Method and apparatus for quantitatively determining severity of
degradation in a signal
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that determines a severity of degradation in a signal. During operation, the system receives signal...
Method and device for managing transmit buffers
A method and device for managing a data buffer that stores packets for transmission. Packets are loaded into the data buffer, which is managed as a...
Multi-data receive processing according to a data communication protocol
Embodiments of the present invention provide for multi-data receiving and processing by a network communication protocol. The present invention aggregates...