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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...
Distributed storage cache coherency system and method
In a computer system, a distributed storage system having a data coherency unit for maintaining data coherency across a number of storage devices sharing such...
Switching apparatus and method for increasing the total number of
addressable electronic devices beyond limits...
A switching apparatus provides an address extension for an environment, such as I.sup.2C, that uses devices with a limited address configurability. The switching...
UniqueID-based addressing in a directory server
A method of addressing an entry in a directory server including generating a unique identifier for the entry, creating an encoded address by encoding the unique...
Generating results gates in a distributed computing environment
Embodiments of a mechanism for providing results gates to clients in the distributed computing environment to be used by the clients to access results generated...
HTTP transaction monitor
An apparatus for monitoring data flow in a web application includes a data collector which collects data about transactions on a server that hosts components of...
Method and system for establishing a quorum for a geographically
distributed cluster of computers
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates establishing a quorum for a cluster of computers that are geographically distributed....
Entry distribution in a directory server
A method of entry distribution includes receiving requests by a chaining backend from an original client, forwarding requests from the chaining backend to a one...
Floating point status information testing circuit
A floating point operand testing circuit includes an analysis circuit and a result generator circuit coupled to the analysis circuit. The analysis circuit...
Multi-threaded garbage collector employing cascaded memory arrays of task
identifiers to implement work...
A computer system employing a plurality of concurrent threads to perform tasks that dynamically identify further similar tasks employs a double-ended queue...
Method, system, data structures, and article of manufacture for
implementing a persistent object
Provided are a method, system, data structures and article of manufacture for implementing an array of persistent elements. A class of the array of persistent...
Enumerated roles in a directory system
Role is a comprehensive grouping mechanism used in a directory server. In a client-server directory system, roles transfer some of the complexity to the...
Method and system for sharing entry attributes in a directory server using
class of service
Class of Service (CoS) allows a user to share attributes between entries in a way that is transparent to an application. This is achieved by generating the...
Secure ephemeral decryptability
A method and apparatus for securely communicating ephemeral information from a first node to a second node. In a first embodiment, the first node encodes and...
System and method for storing and accessing digital media content using
smart card technology
A system and method for delivering digital media content to a user over a network is disclosed. The illustrative embodiment of the present invention enables...
Priority delay insertion circuit
A method of transmitting and prioritizing signals is disclosed. Higher priority signals are switched while lower priority signals are delayed until the higher...
Apparatus and method for mounting a component in a rack
A slide includes a fixed portion comprising a rack-mounting ear capable of being attached to a rack and a first connecting ear and a telescoping portion slidably...
Method and apparatus for associating metadata attributes with program
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for associating metadata attributes with program elements. During operation, the system receives source...
Thread suspension system and method using trapping instructions
By encoding an exception triggering value in storage referenced by an instruction in an otherwise unused slot (e.g., the delay slot of a delayed control transfer...
User defined disk array
A method and system for automating the creation of a managed data storage system. Specifically the present invention describes an automated method for building,...
Synthesizing a pixel clock with extremely close channel spacing
A graphic system may include a pixel synthesizing device that uses two or more phase-locked loops (PLL's) in tandem in order to achieve a better M/N ratio. The...
Method and apparatus for alleviating register window size constraints
A method and apparatus provides the capability for a single function to safely use multiple register windows within the same function, with minimal additional...
Systems and methods for addressing memory
An addressing circuit includes a first set of inputs configured to receive a first set of address signals en route from the set of processors to the memory and...
Interface standard support in modular computer systems
An information processing module in the form of a blade server can communicate information signals with other modules of a modular computer system such as a high...
Methods and apparatus for performing parallel integer multiply accumulate
According to the invention, a processing core that executes a parallel multiply accumulate operation is disclosed. Included in the processing core are a first,...
System and method for multiple data sources to plug into a standardized
interface for distributed deep search
A system and method for adapters to provide nodes of a network access to a distributed search mechanism. Network nodes operating as consumer or requesting nodes...
Low-complexity, high accuracy model of a CPU power distribution system
A low-complexity, high accuracy model of a CPU power distribution system has been developed. The model includes models of multiple power converters that input to...
Method and apparatus for fixing a fiber at the center of a ferrule
The invention relates to an apparatus for fixing a fiber at the center of a ferrule comprising a heating stage, a temperature controller, at least one...
A rack mountable shelf is configured to support a plurality of field replaceable units in the form of server cartridges that each include at least one server...
Context dependent image caching
A mechanism is provided that identifies certain classes of images that are likely to be re-used, and utilizes this information to manage a cache better. This may...
Method and apparatus for regulating heat in an asynchronous system
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that regulates heat within an asynchronous circuit. During operation, the system monitors a temperature...
Dynamic downloading of keyboard keycode data to a networked client
The present invention is directed toward dynamic downloading of keyboard keycode data to a networked client. According to one or more embodiments of the present...