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Request queue management
Methods and apparatus providing, controlling and managing a dynamically sized, highly scalable and available server farm are disclosed. A Virtual Server Farm...
Superposition of data over voice
Method and apparatus for transmitting messages between communication devices via a communication channel allowing at least voice messages to be transmitted, the...
High density memory and multiplexer control circuit for use therein
A high density memory is disclosed wherein multiple memory cells are placed in a single cell region. To accommodate the multiple memory cells, multiple bit lines...
Magnified texture-mapped pixel performance in a single-pixel pipeline
A system and a method for improving magnified texture-mapped pixel performance in a single-pixel pipeline. A plurality of textured pixel addresses corresponding...
Method, system, and program for discovering components within a network
Provided are a computer implemented method, system, and program for discovering components within a network. A discovery operation is initiated to discover a...
Strategic technology architecture roadmap
The preferred embodiments relate to a system and method for creating an end-to-end e-business system for an enterprise. In some embodiments, a strategic...
Configuration description language value management method and system
A method for managing constant values among disparate code portions that use the same constant names is provided. The method includes inspecting the disparate...
Method and apparatus for prefetching memory pages during execution of a
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates prefetching memory pages for a computer program. The system operates by analyzing the...
System and method for measuring code segment performance
A system and methods are provided for inserting probe points into an executing program, and measuring the time spent traversing code paths from one probe point...
Support interface module bug submitter
A method for submitting a bug report utilizes a bug submission module to request a bug submission service from a first support host using a Support Interface...
Generating standalone MIDlets from a testing harness
A testing harness for a design-under-test is modified to include a standalone implementation of an application programming interface used in developing the...
Method and apparatus for enhancing the speed of a synchronous bus
An apparatus for enhancing the speed of a synchronous bus includes a two register based FIFO with software control bits and a second clock signal. According to...
Automatic register backup/restore system and method
The invention relates to an automatic register backup/restore system. The system comprises: a general register file, a backup register file, at least one backup...
Method and system for managing high-availability-aware components in a
networked computer system
The present invention describes a method and system for managing high-availability-aware components in a networked computer system. In particular, the method...
System and method for appending server-side glossary definitions to
transient web content in a networked...
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system and method for appending server-side glossary definitions to transient Web content in a networked...
Detection of dead regions during incremental collection
A garbage collector employs the train algorithm to collect a heap generation incrementally, collecting "car sections" in a collection order. As it updates the...
A simulator running on a single computer may be configured to appear as one or more users simultaneously initiating Internet requests from separate user...
Method and apparatus for zero-copy receive buffer management
An apparatus and method for managing the receipt of communication traffic in the form of packets or other units. The apparatus includes a communication interface...
Method and multi-queue packet scheduling system for managing network
packet traffic with minimum performance...
In a method and multi-queue packet scheduling system for managing network packet traffic, each of a plurality of output buffer queues is assigned with a reserved...
Method and apparatus for selecting a desired application on a smart card
Where there are potentially two or more applications installed on a smart card, with each application having a stored application identifier (AID), a desired...
Padlock with fully integrated dual locking systems
By providing two separate and independent locking systems formed in a single padlock, with both locking systems independently enabling the single shackle to be...
Astragal boot for a double door set
An astragal boot provides a substantially weatherproof seal at a lower end of a vertically elongated astragal installed on the free side edge or stile of a...
Letter opener clock
System and method for providing a flexible framework for remote
heterogeneous server management and control
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system and method for providing a flexible framework for remote heterogeneous server management and control. A...
Method and apparatus for simultaneous optimization of code targeting
Method and apparatus for simultaneous optimization of the compiler to generate codes that may be compatible and acceptable for two or more different processors...
Method and apparatus for routing differential signals across a
One embodiment of the present invention provides an arrangement of differential pairs of wires that carry differential signals across a semiconductor chip. In...
Short path search using tiles and piecewise linear cost propagation
A method for finding shortest paths is disclosed which uses a piecewise linear cost model to guide the search of through a compact tile graph and to ensure that...
Media management system
A process of configuring a media facility is provided. A source icon representing at least one media source is generated. Then, characteristics of the media...
Method and apparatus for memory redundancy and recovery from uncorrectable
A system maintains a copy of data stored in a first memory device in a redundant distinct second memory device. Upon detecting an uncorrectable error in the...
System and method for dynamic cluster adjustment to node failures in a
distributed data system
A distributed system provides for separate management of dynamic cluster membership and distributed data. Nodes of the distributed system may include a state...
Method and apparatus for supplying power in electronic equipment
A method and apparatus are disclosed for supplying power in electronic equipment. Thus the apparatus comprises at least one electronic component and a power...
Method and apparatus for creating and deploying applications from a server
In a system where client and server components (or actors) of an application are organized as complementary hierarchical graphs, a method and apparatus for...
Multiply execution unit for performing integer and XOR multiplication
A multiply execution unit that is operable to generate the integer product and the XOR product of a multiplicand and a multiplier. The multiply execution unit...
Method and apparatus for efficiently performing a square root operation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that performs a carry-save square root operation that calculates an approximation of a square root, Q,...
Reorganizing data in log files for data tracking management
Disclosed are novel methods and apparatus for reorganizing data in a log file. In an embodiment, a method of reorganizing data in an original log file is...
Source synchronous bus repeater
A device configured to recover and repeat source synchronous data. In one embodiment, the device is configured to receive source synchronous data via a first...
Inline database for receiver types in object-oriented systems
Systems and methods for implementing message dispatch for an object-oriented program are provided. Receiver type information is collected at a site of a method...
Method and apparatus for determining class dependencies of objects and/or
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that determines class dependencies of a class. The system operates by: receiving a representation of...
Aggressive prefetch of address chains
Operations including inserted prefetch operations that correspond to addressing chains may be scheduled above memory access operations that are likely-to-miss,...
Method and apparatus for analyzing data
The present invention comprises a method and apparatus for receiving data analysis instructions from a user and for displaying results of the data analysis to...
Constraint-based global router for routing high performance designs
A method, system, computer system, and computer program product including an algorithm that performs the constraints-based global routing step in the physical...
Hierarchical repeater insertion
A method and system for inserting repeaters at different levels in a processor hierarchy involve tracing a net in a processor circuit followed by inserting...
Method and system for managing documents modified while being viewed in a
A method and system are provided for managing files which are modified while the contents of the files are being viewed in a browser window in a data processing...
Method and apparatus for performing error correction code (ECC) conversion
An Error Correcting Code (ECC) conversion facility includes a first interface for receiving input data protected in accordance with a first ECC, and first and...
Device drivers configured to monitor device status
A device driver (GRAPHICS, NETWORK, H2IO, IO2L, SERIAL) for use in a computer system comprising a processor (P), memory (M) and a device (GRAPHICS, NETWORK,...
Method and apparatus for disabling defective components in a computer
A method for configuring a computer system includes identifying a defective component in the computer system; disabling at least the defective component; and...
Computer system implementing synchronized broadcast using skew control and
A mechanism and method for maintaining cache consistency in computer systems that implements synchronized broadcasts using skew control and queuing. An access...
Peer-to-peer resource resolution
A system and method for sending, resolving, and receiving queries for information on the status of network resources. A peer computing system may include one or...
System and method for forward chaining web-based procedure calls
A method of chaining together multiple dependent web-based procedure calls into a single request is disclosed. A request containing multiple MIME encoded service...
Method and mechanism for finding references in a card in time linear in
the size of the card in a...
A garbage collector divides the garbage-collected heap into "cards." It maintains a table containing a card-object table entry for each card. A card's entry...