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Managing exposure to failure for computer-based systems
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention provide for managing exposure to failure for computer-based systems....
System and method for providing switch redundancy between two server
A system and method for providing switch redundancy in a computer network comprises two or more separate servers that are connected together to allow the servers...
Determining cycle adjustments for static timing analysis of multifrequency
Given two synchronous clocks which transact data from a transmitter element to a receiver element which are analyzed by static timing, the interval between the...
System and method for providing a persistent power mask
A system and method is provided to allow a computer network system to keep a device in a powered off state over a power cycle. A service processor stores the...
Distributed indexing of identity information in a peer-to-peer network
Embodiments of a distributed index mechanism for indexing and searching for identity information in peer-to-peer networks. In one embodiment, a distributed index...
Backing Register File for processors
A processor is defined by a new architectural feature called a Backing Register File, where a Backing Register File is a set of randomly accessible registers...
Partial address compares stored in translation lookaside buffer
A method of performing a fast information compare within a processor which includes performing a more significant bit compare when information is loaded into a...
Physical address mapping framework
Provided is a method and apparatus for registering requests to access physical memory in a physical address mapping framework. Specifically, a device can...
Method and apparatus for releasing memory locations during transactional
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for releasing a memory location from transactional program execution. The system operates by executing...
System and method for reducing accounting overhead during memory
A system and method for reducing the overhead involved in allocating memory to a task, thread or similar entity that shares memory or some other resource with...
Method for locating and retaining new software and dependencies on a local
server by examining a property file...
A method for distributing code resident on a remote application server to a local server. When a client requests information, a request handler on the local...
Thread-safe portable management interface
A system and method for using a management interface such as Portable Management Interface (PMI) in a thread-safe and efficient manner. A secondary scheduler...
Rendezvous for locating peer-to-peer resources
A system and method for providing rendezvous nodes in a peer-to-peer networking environment is described. Rendezvous nodes preferably cache information about...
System and method for reforming a distributed data system cluster after
temporary node failures or restarts
Data stored within a cluster may be distributed among nodes each storing a portion of the data. The data may be replicated wherein different nodes store copies...
Dynamic administration framework for server systems
A dynamic administration framework for server systems. A generation mechanism may generate one or more components of the administration framework from...
Technique for configuring network deliverable pluggable components for
Embodiments of a Bundle Configuration Utility (BCU) for configuring network deliverable pluggable components for deployment in embedded servers are described....
Method and apparatus for providing virtual namespaces for active computing
The present invention provides private namespaces for active computing environments. The invention uses one or more "compute capsules". A compute capsule is a...
Computer data entry and manipulation apparatus and method
Apparatus is disclosed for generating control signals for the manipulation of virtual objects in a computer system according to the gestures and positions of an...
Skew tolerant phase shift driver with controlled reset pulse width
A phase shift driver for phase shifting an input clock signal at a first phase to generate an output signal at a second phase without missing subsequent input...
Method and apparatus for reducing capacitively coupled radio frequency
energy between a semiconductor device...
A bolster plate apparatus, used to secure a semiconductor device intermediate a printed circuit board and a heat sink apparatus, includes either an indentation...
Import/export utility and a method of processing data using the same
A method of processing data in a system including an utility, includes the steps of starting a session, selecting a file on a local drive or by URL, wherein the...
Method and system for generating and maintaining uniform test results
A method for maintaining standardized test results is provided. The method includes executing a test suite that includes embedded reporter codes and generating...
System and method for simulating system operation
One embodiment of the invention provides a method for simulating the operation of a system. The method includes providing a fault tree representation of the...
System and method for performing predictable signature analysis in the
presence of multiple data streams
A computer system may include several integrated circuits and a routing circuit configured to route several data streams between the integrated circuits. The...
Method and apparatus to handle window management instructions without post
serialization in an out of order...
A method and apparatus for handling window management instructions without post serialization in an out-of-order multi-issue processor includes an instruction...
Extending a register file utilizing stack and queue techniques
In a set of registers, each individually addressable by register operations using a corresponding register identification, at least one register of the set of...
Bus specific device enumeration system and method
A kernel device file system publication system for dynamically enumerating and configuring an instance of a device in the kernel device tree upon request by a...
Propagating and updating trust relationships in distributed peer-to-peer
System and method for representing and rate the trustworthiness of peers as providers of content and data (codats) relevant to the peers' interests. In one...
IC analog debugging and calibration thereof
An analog debugging block of an integrated circuit includes a multiplexor, a buffer, and a voltage-controlled oscillator. An analog voltage signal-of-interest is...
Efficient implementation of a read scheme for multi-threaded register file
A multi-threaded memory system including a plurality of entries, each one of the plurality of entries including a plurality of threads, each one of the plurality...
Race condition improvements in dual match line architectures
Dual match line circuits having race condition improvements. A dual match line circuit may include precharge logic configured to precharge each of a hit match...
Chucking and focusing device for a telescope eyepiece and its production
A checking and focusing device for an telescope eyepiece includes an eyepiece barrel formed of an inner tube and an outer tube. The outer tube has at one end a...
System and method for managing electronic transmission of color data
A system which enables electronic communication, coordination and dissemination of color-related designs, specifications and products. Color production and...
Migrating processes using data representation language representations of
the processes in a distributed...
A data representation language representation of the state of a process executing on a client or service in a distributed computing environment may be created....
System and method for maintaining data synchronization
When a thread of program execution on a computer system is executing a critical code section, i.e., a code section whose preemption could result in...
Object-oriented instruction set for resource-constrained devices
A resource-constrained device such as a smart card or the like includes memory for storing an application software program comprising an object-oriented,...
Enhanced electrically-aligned proximity communication
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates capacitive inter-chip communication. During operation, the system first determines an...
Switch level reliable transmission
A microchip configured to reliably transmit data is provided. The microchip includes a memory region and a selection module configured to select a portion of the...
System and method for generating trace data in a computing system
A hardware trace unit is integrated into a computer system that has a main memory. The trace unit includes registers that contain information defining a location...
Method and apparatus for controlling the power consumption of a
A method and apparatus are provided for controlling the power consumption of a semiconductor device such as a CPU or other form of processor that is operable to...
Document conversion with merging
Converting a document in a small device format and merging the converted document with an original version of the document in an office productivity format. A...
System and method for on-demand node creation for fabric devices
A fabric driver on a host system connected to a fabric may include an API for an administration application to query and obtain a list of devices connected to a...
Method and apparatus for applying personalized rules to e-mail messages at
an e-mail server
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that applies personalized rules for handling e-mail messages to e-mail messages within an e-mail...
Apparatus for comparing performance of electronic devices
A test apparatus including a data interface configured to couple with at least one of a test device and a baseline device, and a computing device configured to...
Method and apparatus for comparing performance of electronic devices
A method for evaluating portable electronic devices includes performing a first benchmark on a baseline device for a predetermined time interval, resulting in a...
System and method for generating a data structure representative of a
A method and system are provided for generating a data structure representative of a fault tree for a system. One embodiment of the method includes providing one...
Reducing uncertainty in severely quantized telemetry signals
A system that facilitates reducing uncertainty in a quantized signal. During operation, the system measures a quantized output signal from a sensor. Next, the...
Method of optimizing network capacity and fault tolerance in deadlock-free
A system for selecting routing information from a routing table describing alternative routes between end nodes. The routing table represents a set of minimum...