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Fetch speculation in a multithreaded processor
In one embodiment, a processor comprises an instruction cache and a fetch generator circuit coupled thereto. The fetch generator circuit is configured to...
Data exchange system comprising portable data processing units
Data exchange system includes at least one portable data processing unit with data communication processing and memory units, the latter including an executive...
Method for handling byte code in a configurable manner
A method and apparatus for timely delivery of classes and objects is provided. A header comprising timing information is attached to said classes and/or objects....
Method, apparatus, and product for transmitting multibyte characters in a
In accordance with the present invention a method and system for transmitting multibyte characters in a network comprises the steps, performed by a processor, of...
System and method for cluster-sensitive sticky load balancing
A system and method for cluster-sensitive sticky load balancing of server workload may include a load balancer receiving an initial request from a client. A...
Submitting jobs in a distributed computing environment
Method and system for submitting computing jobs in a distributed computing environment including receiving a job request with an instruction to execute a...
Adder including generate and propagate bits corresponding to multiple
An apparatus for adding a first value and a second value each including a plurality of bits includes combiner units, a carry creation unit and summation units....
Mechanism for replicating and maintaining files in a space-efficient
A mechanism for replicating and maintaining files in a space-efficient manner is disclosed. In one embodiment, a current file is replicated by associating the...
Reliability prediction for complex components
A method for assessing a reliability of a complex component having a plurality of similar subcomponents is described. The complex component is divided into a...
Wireless console/control concentrator
The invention is a method and apparatuses for a console/control concentrator utilizing a location based dynamic coordinate addressing network over a programmable...
Broadband ultra-flattened dispersion micro-structured fiber
The invention relates to a micro-structured fiber comprising a core region and a cladding region. The cladding region has a plurality of air holes regularly...
Capturing data and crossing clock domains in the absence of a free-running
Data, such as data received by a memory I/O from a memory unit in a DDR SDRAM system, is captured using a trigger signal, which may be a non free-running clock...
Using render bin parallelism for rendering scene graph based graphics data
A system and method for rapid processing of scene-graph-based data and/or programs using a render bin is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system may be...
Method and apparatus for deployment of high integrity software using
static procedure return addresses
A method for statically allocating a procedure return address includes separating a software program including multiple procedures into a cyclic part and an...
Method and apparatus for detecting an overflow condition in a kernel stack
during operating system development
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system with a mechanism that facilitates determining whether a kernel stack will overflow during development...
Method and apparatus for facilitating lazy type tagging for compiled
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for type tagging values in a compiled activation frame in a lazy manner to facilitate garbage...
Representation of Java.RTM. data types in virtual machines
Improved techniques for representation of Java data types in virtual machines are disclosed. The techniques can be implemented to represent signatures of Java...
Method and apparatus for generating circuit model for static noise
A method and apparatus for generating a noise circuit model for an electronic circuit includes analyzing the electronic circuit to determine a first circuit...
Method and system for simulating hypetext markup language control
components with graphical control components
A method and system for web based graphical control components. Specifically, the present invention describes a method of graphically displaying a graphical user...
Computer system including a network employing redundant information and
A computer system may include a client subsystem, another client subsystem, and a network coupled to the client subsystems. The network includes several network...
Detecting and correcting a failure sequence in a computer system before a
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that detects a failure sequence that leads to undesirable computer system behavior and that...
Smart card security for computer system
A computer security system utilizing smart cards for computer access. A system for home or small business use generally is presented in which smart cards are...
Method and apparatus for configuring the boot options of a multi-domain
A computing system comprises multiple domains, each having an independent boot process. This boot process involves the selection of one boot option from a list...
Secure network identity distribution
Network identities for components (e.g., server blades) of a multi-domain computer system (e.g., a server blade system) are stored in a connection framework...
Bandwidth management for remote services system
The system for managing bandwidth in a remote services system provides an infrastructure that enables a customer to control bandwidth utilization in accordance...
Board interlock ejection system
An interlock system may control a sequence of installation of circuit board assemblies into a chassis and/or removal of the circuit board assemblies from the...
Spatial dithering to overcome limitations in RGB color precision of data
interfaces when using OEM graphics...
A graphics system comprising a set of rendering processors and a series of filtering units. Each of the rendering processors couples to a corresponding one of...
Speeding up application downloading from a remote server
Less data to transmit from a server to a virtual machine on a client is achieved by transmitting only those methods of classes that the executed application...
Architecture of an efficient at-speed programmable memory built-in self
A method of testing an embedded memory at speed within an integrated circuit which includes providing a memory built in self test sequencer module, providing a...
Apparatus and method for processor performance monitoring
The technology of the present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for implementing a hardware-based performance monitoring mechanism for use in...
System and method for measuring performance with distributed agents
Various systems and methods for testing one or more servers using a distributed test system may involve a master agent synchronously transitioning multiple test...
Methods and apparatus for executing code while avoiding interference
Mechanisms and techniques operate in a scalable or non-scalable processing architecture computerized device to execute critical code while overcoming...
Method for synchronous support of fault-tolerant and adaptive
An invention is provided for fault-tolerant and adaptive communication in a distributed computing environment. The invention includes detecting an interruption...
Method and apparatus for using non-secure file servers for secure
A method and apparatus for utilizing a non-secure file server for storing and sharing data securely only among clients and groups authorized to read and modify...
Efficient implementation of timers in a multithreaded processor
A method and mechanism for managing timers in a multithreaded processing system. A storage device stores a plurality of count values corresponding to a plurality...
Methods and systems for dynamically growing multiple stacks
An allocation instructions and an extension instructions allow a program to continue to execute even when the program requires more stack space than has been...
Method and apparatus for providing application specific strategies to a
JAVA platform including start and stop...
An invention is disclosed for a control module, executed as part of an application, that includes application-specific strategies for the application, yet can be...
Apparatus and method for interfacing with a metrics database
An apparatus and method for interfacing with a metrics database is provided for getting metrics data and grouping metrics data in response to a query. The...
Negative bias temperature instability (NBTI) preconditioning of matched
An accumulated data-dependent post-manufacture shift in a characteristic of one or more of a pair of matched devices within an integrated circuit may cause a...
The present invention is an improved cosmetic applicator which contains a new and novel apparatus to expose and retract a cosmetic stick contained within the...
Clock with pendulum
System and method Xlet and applet manager testing
An invention is provided for an application manager testing interface that provides a public API usable by testing software. The application manager testing...
Method, system, and program for translating a class schema in a source
language to a target language
Provided are a computer implemented method, system, and program for translating a class schema in a source language to a target language. Class element...
Bandwidth reduction technique using cache-to-cache transfer prediction in
a snooping-based cache-coherent...
A multiprocessing node in a snooping-based cache-coherent cluster of processing nodes maintains a cache-to-cache transfer prediction directory of addresses of...
Modular computer system management
A modular computer system (e.g., a server blade system) includes a carrier (e.g., a rack mountable shelf) carrying a plurality of removably mountable information...
Gas filtration and storage using activated carbon/graphite foam monoliths
An apparatus for separating a first gas from a mixture of the first gas and at least one second gas comprises a housing having an inlet port and an outlet port...
Foldable combined spoon and fork
System and method for configurable software provisioning
A system and method for the automated provisioning of software applications onto one or more computers. The provisioning system uses a model of the application,...