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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...
Computer system and method for reading a network address of a data carrier
for accessing a communication network
A processing unit connectable to a data communications network has a data carrier reader operable to read a network address from a hand insertable data carrier,...
Method and apparatus for performing generational garbage collection in a
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates performing generational garbage collection on a heap. The system operates by dividing...
Mechanism for facilitating backtracking
In processing a source entity with a transformation entity, an action set forth in a portion of the transformation entity is executed. A portion of the source...
Stress testing at low cost through parallel execution of unit tests
Methods and systems of testing an operating system are described. The operating system is invoked to create a process, the process having a first thread. A test...
Vehicle mode manager
A vehicle mode manager that manages vehicle state information is provided. The vehicle mode manager includes a code module that registers an application program...
Security mechanism for a network device
An enclosure to control access to a selected portion of an enclosed electronic device is provided. The enclosure includes a plurality of access panels that are...
Parallel box filtering through reuse of existing circular filter
A sample filtering system and method for concurrently filtering sample data for two or more sequential pixels (in a scan-line) are disclosed. The system may...
Treatment of high performance pigments
A pigment's etheramine sulfonic acid salt is described. Also described is a method for enhancing the performance of a pigment composition containing an organic...
Rack security mechanism
A method and apparatus for securing a tray within a computer component rack is disclosed. The tray slidably mounted within the component rack. The tray is...
Method, apparatus, and product for leasing of group membership in a
A system for leasing a group membership in a distributed processing system is provided. In accordance with this system, a remote object requests from an...
Method and apparatus for extending a program element in a dynamically typed
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method and apparatus for extending a program element in a dynamically typed programming language. In one...
Method and apparatus for grouping flip-flops by timing
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates placing flip-flops in an integrated circuit based on timing requirements. The system...
Method and apparatus for generating test pattern for integrated circuit
A method generates a test pattern for an integrated circuit (IC) design using a functional verification program. The functional verification program includes a...
Method to test power distribution system
A method for testing a core power distribution system for an integrated circuit chip which includes arranging a plurality of experiments for an integrated...
Self-optimizing crossbar switch
A crossbar switch is disclosed. The crossbar switch comprises a plurality of input sorting units and a plurality of merge and interleave units. Each input...