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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...
Method and apparatus for representing and encapsulating active computing
The present invention provides a representation and encapsulation of active computing environments. In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present...
Method, system, program, and data structures for applying a patch to a
Provided is a method, system, program, and data structure for applying a patch to a computer system, wherein the patch includes content to add to the computer. A...
Blockage aware zero skew clock routing method
A blockage aware zero skew clock routing method for calculating the distance, and therefore the delay, between two points takes into account any blockages along...
Method and apparatus for stabilizing GUI testing
A method for stabilizing an event queue during a graphical user interface test includes placing a test event on a tail of the event queue, generating a first...
System and method for enabling failover for an application server cluster
A system and method for enabling failover in an application server cluster. A "primary" application server computer in the cluster may provide a service or data...
Log-on service providing credential level change without loss of session
A security architecture has been developed in which a single sign-on is provided for multiple information resources. Rather than specifying a single...
Controls for recursion at system startup
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for controlling recursion at system startup. The method comprises creating one or more levels of device...
Scalable design for DDR SDRAM buses
A memory subsystem and a method for use in accessing a memory system are disclosed. The memory subsystem comprising a plurality of SDRAM memory modules and a...
Method and apparatus for decoupling tag and data accesses in a cache memory
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that decouples a tag access from a corresponding data access within a cache memory. The system operates...
Method and system for postmortem identification of falsely shared memory
A method for utilizing postmortem object type identification to identify falsely shared memory objects is disclosed. In one method embodiment, the present...
Automated calibration of I/O over a multi-variable eye window
A method and apparatus for automated calibration of I/O over a multi-variable eye window is provided. A transmitter may conduct data transmissions to a receiver...
Mechanism for enabling customized session managers to interact with a
A mechanism for enabling customized session managers to interact with a network server is disclosed. A programming interface enables customized session managers...
Method and apparatus for using client puzzles to protect against
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that protects a server against denial-of-service attacks. During operation, the server receives a...
Internet-activated callback service
Techniques for using the Internet to establish an international telephone call using a callback service where there is a rate difference between the source and...
Selectable depacketizer architecture
A scheme is provided that permits the use of a selectable depacketization module to depacketize data streams. An RTP session manager is responsible for receiving...