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Water compatible energy curable compositions containing malemide
A method for controlling the cure rate of a water compatible non emulsion, non dispersing, actinic radiation curable composition containing a maleimide derivative
Filter-based attribute value access control
Various embodiments of systems and methods for implementing filter-based attribute value access control are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method involves...
Methods and apparatus for creating and transforming graphical constructs
Mechanisms and techniques provide a system for composing a complex constructs for use on a graphical display of a computerized device. The system receives a...
Method and apparatus for updating boot code using a system controller
Method and apparatus are disclosed that allow boot code within the apparatus to be updated using a system controller. The apparatus includes a central processing...
Register window spill technique for retirement window having entry size
less than amount of spill instructions
A register window spill technique for an retirement window having an entry size less than a number of spill instructions used in a spill condition is provided....
System and method for topology manager employing finite state automata for
dynamic cluster formation
A distributed system provides for separate management of dynamic cluster membership and distributed data. Nodes of the distributed system may include a state...
Better placement of objects reachable from special objects during
collection based on the train algorithm
A garbage collector that operates in accordance with the train algorithm designates some cars as "special" cars into each of which at most a single object is...
Dynamic bandwidth adaptive image compression/decompression scheme
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for a bandwidth adaptive image compression/decompression scheme. In one embodiment, the present invention...
Multi-texturing by walking an appropriately-sized supertile over a
A rendering unit positions a supertile so that it intersects a primitive. The rendering unit repeatedly walks over bins of the supertile, applying a layer of...
Transferring a digital video stream through a series of hardware modules
A video routing system including a plurality of video routers VR(0), VR(1), . . . , VR(N.sub.R-1) coupled in a linear series. Each video router in the linear...
A halogen lampholder includes a base, a locking spring, two clipping members, two sliding members, a bottom cover, an outer shell and an outer ring. The base is...
Techniques for loading class files into virtual machines
Improved techniques for loading class files into virtual computing machines are disclosed. These techniques provide a mechanism that will generally improve the...
Dynamic size for language variables
A method is provided, the method comprising defining an actual size of each variable in a programming language at a declaration time when the actual size of the...
Instruction-based built-in self-test (BIST) of external memory
Disclosed are novel methods and apparatus for efficiently providing instruction-based BIST of external memory. In an embodiment, a built-in self-testing system...
System and method for verifying error detection/correction logic
A method of testing error correction/detection logic may involve providing each of a set of n data bit combinations to the error correction/detection logic. Each...
Efficient mechanisms for detecting phantom write errors
A method for detecting a phantom write error in a data storage system is described. In one embodiment, upon receiving a read command pertaining to a data block...
Method and apparatus for monitoring and recording computer system
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that systematically monitors and records performance parameters for a computer system. During...
Secure, distributed e-mail system
An e-mail handling system, wherein e-mail messages are entered, transported and stored, comprises a central key repository, means for encrypting a message using...
Computer processing architecture having a scalable number of processing
paths and pipelines
A processing core comprising R-number of processing pipelines each comprising N-number of processing paths. Each of the R-number of processing pipelines are...
Inter-domain data transfer
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for inter-domain data transfer. The method includes mapping a memory region of a source device into a...
Apparatus and method for snoop access in a dual access, banked and
pipelined data cache memory unit
In a data cache unit that exchanges data signal groups with at least two execution units, the operation of the data cache unit is implemented as a three-stage...
Hybrid system and method for updating remote cache memory with user
defined cache update policies
A hybrid system for updating cache including a first computer system coupled to a database accessible by a second computer system, said second computer system...
Cache replacement policy to mitigate pollution in multicore processors
A method for identifying a least recently used cache entry in a cache. The method includes receiving a cache access request, determining whether the contents of...
Atomic remote memory operations in cache mirroring storage systems
Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and apparatuses for accessing MD atomically. For one embodiment, the local cache and the remote cache are...
Computer arrangement using non-refreshed DRAM
A computer arrangement with a processor (5) and at least one memory unit (7, 9, 11, 13) connected to the processor (5) and including dynamic random access memory...
Synchronization of distributed simulation nodes by keeping timestep
schedulers in lockstep
A distributed simulation system includes a plurality of nodes. Each node is configured to simulate a portion of a system under test. The simulation is performed...
Test result analyzer in a distributed processing framework system and
methods for implementing the same
A system for analyzing test result data from a plurality of test systems capable of producing the test result data in disparate formats is provided. The system...
Method for caching XML documents viewable on devices with different
Systems and methods consistent with this invention provide for efficient processing, caching and routing of XML documents through the use of a proxy server. The...
Method and system for determining a directory entry's class of service
based on the value of a specifier in the...
Class of Service (CoS) is a mechanism that allows a user to share attributes between directory entries in a way transparent to an application. A CoS scheme...
Methods and apparatus for indexing content
Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that operates in a computerized device to index content. Such a system allows registration of content indexing...
Method, system, and program for maintaining a database of data objects
Provided is a method, system, and program for maintaining a database of data objects. A first data object implemented in a first programming language including...
Designing a data center
A system and method for designing a data center. For each unique piece of equipment (e.g., a specific type/model of computer server, storage array, communication...
Method and apparatus for detecting motion-induced artifacts in video
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that tests the motion performance of an electronic display system, wherein the electronic display...
Prescheduling arbitrated resources
A system includes a plurality of resources and a plurality of requesters. A first portion of the resources are reserved for a particular time period in the...
Broadcast arbitration in a multi-domain device
A method and mechanism for arbitrating and transmitting data. A first transaction and a second transaction are detected. The first transaction is targeted to a...
Bypassing protocol checksum computations in communications across a
reliable network link
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for bypassing use of a protocol checksum during communications across a reliable network link. The...
Measuring and correcting sense amplifier and memory mismatches using NBTI
Post-manufacture compensation for a sensing offset can be provided, at least in part, by selectively exposing one of a pair of cross-coupled transistors in a...
Ejector mechanism and a carrier including same
An ejector mechanism. The ejector mechanism includes an ejector pair, pivotally mounted on a surface of the carrier. Each ejector of the ejector pair comprises...
Process for hydrogenolysis of
The present invention provides a process for decreasing the content of [1-(3-dimethylamino)propyl)]-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-5-halo-isoben- zofuran, a...
Process for conditioning azo pigments
A process for conditioning azo pigment with surfactants of ethoxylate alkyl phenols in the presence of a strong alkali in the aqueous condition.
Low VOC web offset heatset inks
A web offset heatset printing ink composition having less than about 2 wt. % of volatile organic compounds containing an aqueous polymer latex dispersed in an...
Concurrent shared object implemented using a linked-list with amortized
The Hat Trick deque requires only a single DCAS for most pushes and pops. The left and right ends do not interfere with each other until there is one or fewer...
Smart bookmarks for small footprint device applications
Users of small footprint devices such as smart cellular phones, personal data assistants, etc. may create and store bookmarks referencing various types of...
Method and apparatus for automatically isolating minimal distinguishing
stimuli in design verification and...
The invention provides a method for detecting and isolating software bugs and generating a minimal set of stimuli to reproduce the bugs. The present invention...
Method, system, and program for generating a user interface
Provided is a method, system, program, and data structures for generating a user interface. An application program processes data and generates application...
Storage array employing scrubbing operations at the disk-controller level
A storage system comprises a storage array controller and a storage array, which includes multiple disk drives and disk drive controllers. The storage array...
Graphical system and automated pattern generator for testing arrays
A method of generating a test vector pattern for an array, including determining a failure of a test of the array, defining a type of test vector pattern to...
Round-robin updating for high speed I/O parallel interfaces
A technique for adjusting a communication system involves a plurality of links where each link includes a data line adapted to transmit a data signal and a clock...
System architecture providing redundant components to improve die yields
and system reliability
A semiconductor device, such as a multiprocessor chip for a computer system, includes a total number of on-board components which is greater than the number of...