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Methods and apparatus for numeric constant value inlining in virtual
Improved frameworks for loading and execution of portable, platform independent programming instructions within a virtual machine are disclosed. The improved...
Method and apparatus for rewriting bytecodes to minimize runtime checks
Methods and apparatus for reducing the number of runtime checks performed during the execution of a virtual machine. According to one aspect of the present...
Rating apparatus and method for evaluating bugs
A method of rating a bug, including reporting the bug to a business entity by an interested party, entering information regarding the bug into a database,...
Software application test coverage analyzer
A method for analyzing test coverage of a software application is provided. The method includes profiling an executable of the software application to generate...
Low overhead snapshot in a storage array using a tree-of-slabs metadata
A method for creating a point-in-time copy of a data store. A command to create a point-in-time copy of an original data store is received. The processing of...
Method and system for facilitating relocation of devices on a network
Methods and systems consistent with the present invention provide a Supernet, a private network constructed out of components from a public-network...
Networked video projector apparatus and method of projecting a video frame
on a video projector
A video projector including a network adapter, a microprocessor physically and electrically coupled to the network adapter, a graphics adapter physically and...
Pulse shaper circuit for sense amplifier enable driver
A sense amplifier pulse shaping circuit maintains a relationship between a sense amplifier enable signal and a sense amplifier equalization enable signal while...
Methods and apparatus for efficiently accessing periodically broadcast data
The invention relates to methods and apparatus for accessing data that is periodically transmitted by a broadcaster. In accordance with one aspect of the...
Web-based enterprise management with multiple repository capability
A transport neutral technique allows an object manager to communicate with a CIM repository using any of a variety of protocols. The object manager software is...
Method and apparatus for fast, local CORBA object references
Methods and apparatus for reducing computing overhead by creating fast, local-only objects in a distributed client/server based computing system are disclosed....
Region-based voltage drop budgets for low-power design
A method and apparatus for assigning a set of region-based voltage drop budgets to an integrated circuit is provided. Further, a method for partitioning an...
Memory/Transmission medium failure handling controller and method
A memory controller may include a check bit encoder circuit and a check/correct circuit. The check bit encoder circuit is coupled to receive a data block to be...
Method and apparatus for predicting hot spots in cache memories
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for predicting hot spots in a cache memory. Upon receiving a memory operation at the cache, the system...
Supporting non-hotswap 64-bit CPCI cards in a HA system
The present invention provides for systems and apparatus that support non-hotswappable (non-HA) 64-bit Compact Peripheral Component Interconnect (CPCI) cards so...
Mechanism for reconfiguring a server without incurring server down time
A mechanism for reconfiguring a server without incurring any server down time is disclosed. At startup time, a server constructs a set of configuration data...
Resource adapter and XML descriptor for use in a client server environment
utilizing an enterprise information...
A resource adapter for use in client server computer configurations utilizing enterprise information systems is disclosed. The file format defines the contract...
System and method for extracting the high part of a floating point operand
A method and system determine a high part of a floating point operand. Exponent field bits and fraction field bits of a result are set to a zero if the...
Method and apparatus solving problems having interval parameters
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that solves a problem involving an interval parameter p through an interval solution process. During...
Low-complexity, high accuracy model of a CPU anti-resonance system
A low-complexity, high accuracy model of a CPU anti-resonance system has been developed. The model includes a simulated load model, a simulated transistor that...
Method and apparatus for facilitating use of a pre-shared secret key with
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates a key exchange that operates with a pre-shared secret key and that hides identities of...
Switched network for low latency communication
A switched network includes a buffer-less switch coupling the sending nodes and the receiving nodes. The switch transmits packets successfully delivered to the...
System and method for providing software upgrades to a vehicle
An system and method for providing software upgrades to components of a vehicle, wherein the labor, time and expense of providing the upgrades are minimized. In...
Method for triggering flow control packets
A method triggers the transmission of a flow control packet between a receiving device and a sending device on the basis of space available to receive data in a...
Insertion and extraction mechanism for circuit boards
A mechanism for insertion of a circuit board into a rack assembly and extraction of a circuit board from the rack assembly. The mechanism may include a pair of...
Computing apparatus with cooling fan
Computing apparatus including a housing that defines a cavity. The computer apparatus further includes within the cavity multiple computing components, such as a...
Dynamically adjusting a number of rendering passes in a graphics system
A graphics system includes a hardware accelerator and a frame buffer. The frame buffer includes a sample storage area and a double-buffered display pixel area....
Method for reduction of possible renderable graphics primitive shapes for
A graphics system and method for rendering a plurality of triangles. Information regarding the triangle may first be received. The method may then determine the...
System, method and apparatus for improving sense amplifier performance
characteristics using process feedback
A system and method of adjusting a sense amplifier to compensate for the process-type of the sense amplifier includes determining a process-type of the sense...
Error detection/correction code which detects and corrects component
failure and which provides single bit...
A memory controller comprises a check bit encoder circuit and a check/correct circuit. The check bit encoder circuit is coupled to receive a data block to be...
Inexpensive secure on-line certification authority system and method
A certification authority generates certificates in response to respective certification requests. The certification authority generally includes a computer that...
Apparatus and method for dual access to a banked and pipelined data cache
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...
Coherence message prediction mechanism and multiprocessing computer system
employing the same
A coherence prediction mechanism includes a history cache for storing a plurality of cache entries each storing coherence history information for a corresponding...
System with a directory based coherency protocol and split ownership and
access right coherence mechanism
Various systems and methods for using a directory based coherency protocol in a system that employs a split ownership and access right cache coherence mechanism...
Mechanism and apparatus for security of newly spawned repository spaces in
a distributed computing environment
A system and method for providing security for newly spawned spaces in a distributed computing environment. A client may access a first space service. The...
System and method for monitoring and managing system assets and asset
A system and method for monitoring the configuration and/or status of target devices on a network. The system comprises a monitoring application that can be run...
Mechanism for implementing server-side pluglets
A server-centric approach is disclosed for enabling a browser to handle content types that it cannot inherently process. Rather than executing plug-ins on a...
Mechanism for migrating a file sequence with versioning information from
one workspace to another
A mechanism is disclosed for migrating a file sequence from a first workspace managed by a first workspace management system into a second workspace managed by a...
Replication architecture for a directory server
A directory server includes a supplier server, a consumer server in communication with the supplier server, a plurality of pluggable services that manage...
Method and apparatus involving a hierarchy of field replaceable units
containing stored data
Apparatus representing a computer system or such-like is disclosed that includes a hierarchy of field replaceable units (FRUs). Each FRU in the hierarchy has a...
System level reduction of clock skew based on local thermal profiling
A method and apparatus for adjusting clock skew involves sensing a temperature at a location on an integrated circuit. A temperature sensor indicates a...
Method for predicting whether a failure of an electrical device may occur
A method of predicting whether a failure of an electrical device may occur if a receiver within the electrical device is subjected to an electrical noise pulse....
Method and apparatus for implementing low latency crossbar switches with
integrated storage signals
A digital crossbar switch utilizes an asynchronous RAM to provide high density and low latency storage and a write enable pulse generator to generate write...
High speed semi-dynamic flip-flop circuit
A high-speed semi-dynamic flip-flop circuit uses a keeper transistor to replace the back-to-back inverter keeper circuit of prior art semi-dynamic flip-flop...
Method and apparatus for amplifying capacitively coupled inter-chip
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that amplifies capacitively coupled inter-chip communication signals. During operation, the system...
Preparation of quinacridonequinones and substituted derivatives of same
A process for by oxidizing a quinacridone in a liquid medium with a non-metal oxidant producing a quinacridonequinone.
Method and apparatus for implementing concurrently running jobs on an
extended virtual machine using different...
Methods and apparatus for implementing a virtual machine that supports the execution of more than one application per virtual machine process are described....
Transaction data structure for process communications among
A process automation application, referred to as a commerce exchange server, for sending transaction messages between application programs uses a transaction...