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EMI shielding apparatus
An electromagnetic shielding structure is provided for a microprocessor or other electronic device that emits electromagnetic radiation. The structure includes a...
A server blade may comprise a processor and a network interface. The network interface can be configured be connected to a network remote the server blade. The...
Early primitive assembly and screen-space culling for multiple chip
A multi-chip system and method are disclosed for incorporating a primitive assembler in each of one or more geometry chips and one or more rasterization chips....
Method of maintaining continuity of sample jitter pattern across clustered
A system and method are disclosed to allow the tiling of sample jitter patterns to be independent of the tiling of clustered graphics accelerators. Each...
Z-slope test to optimize sample throughput
A system and method are disclosed for utilizing a Z slope test to select polygons that may be candidates for multiple storage methods. The method may calculate...
EMI heatspreader/lid for integrated circuit packages
An integrated circuit package includes a lid with EMI containment features. The lid may include a plurality of projections adapted to couple a ground plane of a...
Spectacle frame having user-replaceable arm
A spectacle frame has a frameless lens or lens frame, an arm, a clamp that bears upon the arm and is attached hingedly to an arm mounting of the frameless lens...
Fin assembly of heat sink
A fin assembly for a heat sink has a plurality of metal plates stacked with each other. Each metal plate has a body member and a plurality of connecting...
Fluid spigot and filter unit
A fluid spigot with a spigot body, a spigot tube, a rotary disc valve located in a valve cavity in the spigot body, the rotary disc valve having an opened and...
Interactive television system and method having on-demand web-like
navigational capabilities for displaying...
A system and method for displaying still video images related to video content in an interactive broadcast television system. The system and method of the...
Method and system for type identification for multiple object interfaces in
a distributed object environment
A system and method provides dynamic and static type support for multiple definitions of individual types in a distributed object environment. Fully scoped...
Clock skew verification methodology for grid-based design
A method and apparatus for determining clock insertion delays for a microprocessor design having a grid-based clock distribution. The method includes...
Methods and apparatus for implementing a progress reporting interface
Methods and apparatus for providing a progress associated with an executing process are disclosed. A progress report is generated in a progress reporting...
Memory subsystem including an error detection mechanism for address and
A memory subsystem includes a memory controller coupled to a memory module including a plurality of memory chips via a memory bus. The memory controller may...
Method, system, and program for encrypting files in a computer system
Provided is a method, system, and program for encrypting files in a computer in communication with a volatile memory and non-volatile storage device. An...
Management subsystem and method for discovering management device functions
A management subsystem and method for discovering management device functions. A management subsystem includes a system controller coupled to a plurality of...
Virtual heap for a virtual machine
A virtual heap for a process executing within a virtual machine is described. In one embodiment, the virtual persistent heap may allow the running of an...
System and method for a quality of service in a multi-layer network element
A multi-layer network element for forwarding received packets from an input port to one or more output ports with quality of service. When output queues exceed...
Methods and circuits for balancing bitline precharge
A memory array design is provided. Memory cells are defined an intersections of rows and columns. A pair of bitline segments are defined for each column. A...
Circuit board retaining brackets
A mother board retaining bracket is mounted to an outer circuit board housing and supports an edge of a mother board. The mother board retaining bracket prevents...
Graphics system configured to perform distortion correction
A graphics system comprises pixel calculation units and a sample buffer which stores a two-dimensional field of samples. Each pixel calculation unit selects...
Parallel initialization path for rasterization engine
A system and method are disclosed for a rasterization pipeline with a parallel initialization path that may provide an increased rate of triangle processing. The...
Drug-delivery endovascular stent and method for treating restenosis
An intravascular stent and method for inhibiting restenosis, following vascular injury, is disclosed. The stent has an expandable, linked-filament body and a...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FACILITATING DYNAMIC LOADING OF "STUB" INFORMATION TO
ENABLE A PROGRAM OPERATING IN ONE...
A stub retrieval and loading subsystem is disclosed for use in connection with a remote method invocation system. The stub retrieval and loading subsystem...
Small memory footprint system and method for separating applications within
a single virtual machine
A system and method for isolating the execution of a plurality of applications. The applications may utilize or share one or more "original" classes. Only one...
Field replaceable storage array
A single field replaceable storage or computer system may include a processor coupled to a peripheral bus by a bridge device. The field replaceable unit (FRU)...
Channel-specific file system views in a private network using a
Methods and systems consistent with the present invention provide a Supernet, a private network constructed out of components from a public-network...
Processor with multiple-thread, vertically-threaded pipeline
A processor reduces wasted cycle time resulting from stalling and idling, and increases the proportion of execution time, by supporting and implementing both...
System for storing block allocation information on multiple snapshots
An apparatus and method for locating free data blocks in a microprocessor-based system for which snapshots are maintained. The snapshots are stored periodically,...
Method and apparatus for delaying interfering accesses from other threads
during transactional program execution
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates delaying interfering memory accesses from other threads during transactional...
DRAM power management
A system and method for limiting power consumption of a computer memory system. The system and method includes selecting a memory access rate. The selected...
Mechanism for enabling session information to be shared across multiple
A mechanism for enabling session information to be shared across multiple processes in a multi-process environment is disclosed. There is provided a shared...
System and method for determining the desired decoupling components for a
power distribution system having a...
A system and method for determining the desired decoupling components for a power distribution system having a voltage regulator module. The system may employ a...
Controller for monitoring temperature
A controller and method are provided for monitoring and controlling a temperature of an integrated circuit to inhibit damage from a thermal problem. The...
Source synchronous receiver link initialization and input floating control
by clock detection and DLL lock...
A method and apparatus for operating a source synchronous receiver. In one embodiment, a source synchronous receiver may include a clock receiver comprising a...
Mechanism for efficient scheduling of communication flows
A system for servicing communication queues may include memory configured to store a hierarchical channel map having a plurality of levels wherein each bit of...
Combination weave using twisted and nontwisted yarn
An article of furniture is made from elongated polymer filaments. The polymer filaments may be monofilaments or plural filaments, which are twisted together and...
Lightweight native method invocation interface for java computing
Improved techniques for invocations of native methods in Java computing environments are disclosed. The techniques can be implemented in Java computing...
Method and system for inserting a data object into a computer-generated
document using a text instruction
For inserting a data object as for example a mathematical formula or special characters like Greek characters into a text document, instruction symbols...
Data integrity error handling in a redundant storage array
Data integrity errors in a redundant storage array are handled by storing a plurality of data blocks having a horizontal redundant relationship and storing a...
Method and apparatus for reducing register file access times in pipelined
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that reduces the time required to access registers from a register file within a processor. During...
Method and apparatus for avoiding cache line collisions between an object
and corresponding object table entries
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates avoiding collisions between cache lines containing objects and cache lines containing...
Automatic prefetch of pointers
Techniques have been developed whereby likely pointer values are identified at runtime and contents of corresponding storage location can be prefetched into a...
Method and system for striping spares in a data storage system including an
array of disk drives
Method and apparatus for striping spare storage in a data storage system. Specifically the present invention describes a method and apparatus for storing data...
User level web server cache control of in-kernel http cache
Methods and apparatus for managing a HTTP cache in a web server. A HTTP daemon in a web server may provide response data as well as one or more cache control...
Stack-based access control using code and executor identifiers
A system regulates access to resources requested by an operation executing on a computer. The operation invokes a plurality of methods that operate upon code...
System and method for migrating processes on a network
A method and system is provided for migrating processes from one virtual machine to another on a network. To migrate the external state of a process, the process...
Globally distributed load balancing
A garbage collector employs a plurality of task queues for a parallel-execution operation in a garbage-collection cycle. Each task queue is associated with a...