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Method apparatus and article of manufacture for time profiling
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention time profile program threads using data corresponding to states of the...
Method and apparatus for signal electromigration analysis
The present application describes various embodiments of a method and an apparatus for determining electromigration risks for signal nets in integrated circuits....
System and method for in-situ signal delay measurement for a microprocessor
A system and method of determining an in-situ signal path delay on an integrated circuit. The system and method includes inputting a first signal to a first...
Reduced verification complexity and power saving features in a pipelined
An integrated circuit that uses a functional unit that outputs one set of values when in a power saving mode is provided. The functional unit, generally...
MICROPROCESSOR AND METHOD FOR GIVING EACH THREAD EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO ONE
REGISTER FILE IN A MULTI-THREADING...
A microprocessor includes multiple register files. In a single thread mode, the microprocessor allows a single thread to have access to multiple ones of the...
Pluggable authentication and access control for a messaging system
A system and method for providing pluggable authentication and access control in computer systems and services are described. The authentication and access...
Method and apparatus for performing modular division
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that performs modular division. This system contains a number of registers, including: a register A...
A computer system comprises a host processor, and a service processor for providing system management functions within the computer system. One or more external...
Vehicle light assembly
A vehicle light assembly includes a reflector having a plurality of depressions, each depression having interruptions on a reflective surface thereof to maximize...
High-power multi-device liquid cooling
A cooling system is presented. The system includes a cooling circuit and at least one electronic component coupled to a surface. One or more heat dissipation...
Method and apparatus for establishment of a die connection bump layout
A method and apparatus is provided by which a die designer can efficiently evaluate package routings associated with a die connection bump layout of a die. The...
Coding speed and correctness of hardware description language (HDL)
descriptions of hardware
A method is provided, the method comprising collecting related signals capable of having unrelated names into a Krutibus, defining a bus capable of connecting...
User controllable document converter and methods thereof
A method, apparatus and computer program product for a non-atomic (i.e., user controllable) format converter that affords a user the ability to control the...
Methods and systems for memory allocation
Methods and systems consistent with the present invention allocate memory for program data during fast Fourier transform computation in a way that is favorable...
Device driver with improved timeout performance
A computer system may include a host computer system and a storage device such as a tape device that includes one or more tape drives. The host computer system...
Computer system monitoring
A support module monitors the operation of at least one information processing module domain by automatically applying at least one test at intervals to an...
High performance transmission link and interconnect
Methods and components in an interconnect system for improving the performance of the system with respect to increasing bandwidth in a serial link, increasing...
Motion control device
There is described a motion control device for preventing free-fall of electronics modules during vertical movement into or out of a supporting structure. The...
Method for context switching a graphics accelerator comprising multiple
A graphics system comprising a plurality of rendering pipelines and a scheduling network. Each rendering pipeline couples to the scheduling network, and includes...
Metal region for reduction of capacitive coupling between signal lines
A structure includes a substrate, first and second signal lines above the substrate, where unused substrate surface area exists between the first and second...
Method and apparatus for efficiently tracking monitors
Methods and apparatus for enabling the association between a monitor and an object to be maintained when a garbage collection occurs during a wait action...
Pluggable authentication modules for telecommunications management network
A system and method for authenticating users over a network. At least one pluggable authentication module (PAM) is used to authenticate users of network...
Method frame storage using multiple memory circuits
A memory architecture in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention improves the speed of method invocation. Specifically, method frames of method...
Enhanced protection for memory modification tracking with redundant dirty
A dirty memory subsystem includes storage operable to store redundant copies of dirty indicators. Each dirty indicator is associated with a respective block of...
Write posting memory interface with block-based read-ahead mechanism
A method may involve: receiving a request to perform a block write to a target device and data associated with the block write; buffering the data associated...
Message conductors in a distributed computing environment
Embodiments of a message conductor in a distributed computing environment are described. A message conductor may accept a data representation language schema...
Methods and systems for facilitating message exchange between networked
Methods for establishing communication between computing entities are provided. In one example, a service model illustrates communication with a web server using...
Service provider system for delivering services in a distributed computing
A service provider system adapted for distributing services, including patch selection and delivery, in a distributed computing environment. The system includes...
Method and apparatus for solving systems of linear inequalities
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that performs a procedure to solve a system of linear inequalities. During operation, the system...
Locating references and roots for in-cache garbage collection
A computer system providing hardware states for garbage collection including a plurality of processors, an object cache operatively connected to at least one of...
System and method for resolving distributed network search queries to
Systems and methods for resolving search queries to information providers in a distributing search network. In a network including nodes generating search...
Detecting thermal anomalies in computer systems based on correlations
between instrumentation signals
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that detects a thermal anomaly in a computer system. During operation, the system derives an estimated...
Multi-spectral color correction
A system and method for performing color correction based on physical measurements (or estimations) of color component spectra (e.g. red, green, blue color...
Method and apparatus for optically aligning integrated circuit devices
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates aligning a first semiconductor die with a second semiconductor die, wherein the first...
Enhanced parallelism in trace scheduling by using renaming
A method includes scheduling instructions within a trace disregarding data dependencies from off trace basic blocks. After scheduling, errors caused by...
System and method for loop unrolling in a dynamic compiler
Provided is a method for performing loop-unrolling optimization during program execution. In one example, a method for loop optimization within a dynamic...
Type checking in java computing environments
Techniques for checking in JAVA.TM. computing environments are disclosed. The techniques can be used by a JAVA.TM. virtual machine to efficiently perform type...
Method and apparatus for network identification
A processing unit, for example a computer server, that is connectable to a data communications network, has a device reader for reading a supplied network...
Accuracy of multiple branch prediction schemes
A method and apparatus of improving prediction accuracy of a branch instruction scheme includes reading an individual instruction in a current set of...
Method and apparatus for reducing the effects of hot spots in cache
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that uses a hot spot cache to alleviate the performance problems caused by hot spots in cache memories,...
Latent fault detection in redundant power supply systems
Latent faults are detected by a testing system in a redundant DC power supply system having at least two power supplies connected to a common load via respective...
An electrically powered cooling unit (130), such as a fan unit, is mountable on a support structure (110) within a housing (140), for example a computer housing....
Rendering lines with sample weighting
A graphics system and method for displaying lines on a display device. The system may comprise a sample buffer, a rendering unit and a sample-to-pixel...
Method for bonding substrates
A method for bonding diamond heat distribution structures to integrated circuit packages using optical contacting. In one embodiment, a heat spreader comprising...
Heatsink with active liquid base
A device for the transfer of heat away from a heat source comprising a base having first and second surfaces a plurality of fins extending adjacent to the second...