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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...
Method and apparatus for providing multi-level access control in a shared
One embodiment of the present invention provides a shared window into which a remote user can input commands from a remote computer system subject to access...
Storing and retrieving of field descriptors in Java computing environments
Improved techniques for storing and retrieving field descriptors in Java computing environments are disclosed. The techniques can be used to implement garbage...
Method, system, and program for managing information for an application
program using a file management system
Provided is a method, system, and program for managing information for an application program. The information includes an information class having a plurality...
Method and system of routing messages in a distributed search network
A system and method for distributing search requests in a network. The system and method may also route search responses. Network nodes operating as consumer or...
On-chip temperature measurement technique
A temperature monitoring technique that eliminates the need for bipolar devices. In one embodiment of the present invention, a long-channel MOS transistor is...
PCI card retaining device with integrated airflow guide
According to one embodiment, a computer system is disclosed. The computer system includes a circuit board, and connectors mounted on the circuit board. Each...
Computer module housing
A rack mountable shelf supports a plurality of field replaceable units (FRUs) in the form of server cartridges, or blades. The blades are provided with an...
Technique for verifying print job formatting for network printing
An apparatus is disclosed for improved network printing including a plurality of client machines connected by a network, a printer connected to the network by a...
Design for a non-blocking cache for texture mapping
A non-blocking cache for texture mapping is implemented by separating Cache Tags from Cache Data. Multiple requests for data may be processed in parallel without...
Cooling system including redundant fan controllers
A cooling system including redundant fan controllers. The cooling system includes a first fan controller coupled to control a first plurality of fans and a...
A stamper with a metal plate positioned between a platen and a stamp die is disclosed. The metal plate results in an improved imprint by providing better support...
Method and apparatus to facilitate sharing optimized instruction code in a
multitasking virtual machine
A method is provided that enables native code, dynamically compiled from platform-independent code by one task of a multitasking virtual machine, to be used by...
System and method for combinatorial test generation in a compatibility
A computer program embodied on a computer readable medium is provided for combinatorial test generation. The computer program includes a code segment that...
Method and apparatus for placing repeating flip-flop stations on signal
lines within an integrated circuit
A system is provided that facilitates placing repeating flip-flop stations on signal lines within an integrated circuit. The system operates by first receiving a...
Method for superimposing a sequence number in an error detection code in a
A system and method for superimposing a sequence number of a packet into the CRC segment of the packet thereby allowing more bandwidth in the payload portion of...
Data integrity device providing heightened error protection in a data
Various embodiments of systems and methods of providing heightened data integrity in a data processing system are disclosed. A data processing system may include...
Method and apparatus for reliable booting device
The present invention is a method and apparatus for a reliable boot device. The invention comprises a plurality of disk drive which appear to be the same logical...
Method and system for translation lookaside buffer coherence in
This invention is an apparatus, method, and system for translational lookaside buffer coherency in computer systems having a plurality of processors, each having...
Method and apparatus for relocating objects within an object-addressed
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates relocating an object in a computer system that provides an object-addressed memory...
Reconfigurable cache for application-based memory configuration
A computer system includes a cache memory a functional unit in communication with the cache memory, and a reconfiguration module. The functional unit executes...
Direct access from client to storage device
An apparatus includes a computing node and a metadata server. The computing node may transmit a request to open a file to the metadata server, which may provide...
Method migrating open network connections
A mechanism for the migration of open network connections is described herein. According to one or more embodiments of the present invention, an active computing...
Method and apparatus for discovering data services in a distributed
A dedicated service finder runs on each host on which data management services run. This service finder caches handles that allow clients to manage the...
Circuit topology for high-speed memory access
A circuit topology for high-speed memory access. In one embodiment, an electronic circuit includes a memory controller. The memory controller is coupled to a...
Method and apparatus for detecting device support in a graphical user
Embodiments of the invention comprise techniques to detect support for a given input device by a screen element of a graphical user interface (GUI). In one...
Method and apparatus for accelerated SER testing of circuitry
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates accelerated Soft-Error Rate (SER) testing of circuitry. The system starts by...
Multi-hinge system for displays
The disclosed system is directed towards a multi-hinge. The multi-hinge comprises a body including a first end and a second end opposite the first end. The first...
Method and apparatus for a mobile multimedia java framework
An invention is provided for creating a mobile multimedia framework API capable of operation in mobile hardware devices is disclosed. All API component access...
Forwarding load data to younger instructions in annex
A method and computer system for bypassing load data to younger instructions are provided. The method and computer system contemplate a microprocessor that...
Mechanism for maintaining cache consistency in computer systems
A mechanism and method for maintaining cache consistency in computer systems. When a request transfers exclusive access to a cache block from an active device D1...
Disk drive employing adaptive flushing of a write cache
A method embodied as software or firmware code permits the adaptation of disk drives employing write-back caching to reduce the possibility of lost data from the...
Method of accessing a remote device from a host by mapping an address of
the device to a memory address of the host
A protocol for facilitating access to a local input/output device of a remote node across a network. The local input/output device is configured according to a...