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Method and apparatus for automatic configuration of a cluster of computers
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates configuring the network interfaces coupling together a group of computers. The system...
Proxy cache preloader
The present invention is directed to a proxy cache preloader. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client...
Tree structure to pass data values to prepared statement object
A method of processing a query in a system in an object oriented programming environment, includes using a code to create a condition filter in a standard query...
Asynchronous protocol framework
An invention is disclosed for providing an asynchronous protocol framework. A registry is provided having a plurality of proxies, wherein each proxy implements a...
Method and apparatus for aligning semiconductor chips using an actively
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates measuring an alignment between a first semiconductor die and a second semiconductor...
System and method for implementing a routing scheme using intention packets
in a computer network
A routing scheme using intention packets is contemplated. At times, one or more switching devices within a network may become overloaded with traffic or may...
Computer system cooling
A housing is provided for a modular computer system. The housing comprises a face through which a first removable computer system module is receivable at a...
Over-evaluating samples during rasterization for improved datapath
A system and method for rasterizing and rendering graphics data is disclosed. Vertices may be grouped to form primitives such as triangles, which are rasterized...
Compensating for the chromatic distortion of displayed images
A graphics system comprises pixel calculation units and a sample buffer which stores a two-dimensional field of samples. Each pixel calculation unit selects...
Area pattern processing of pixels
A circuit for outputting area pattern bits from an area pattern array. The circuit includes a first stage, second stage and third stage. The first stage is...
Land grid array socket with diverse contacts
A socket, such as a Land Grid Array (LGA) socket, for forming electrical connections between a first surface having a first contact array and a second surface...
Cargo trailer anti-terrorist and anti-theft system
A remotely activated electro mechanical device is mounted in the dual chamber brake system of a vehicle or trailer. The device includes a solenoid valve and a...
An electro-desorption actuator comprises a fixed member, a movable member which is coupled to the fixed member, a pressure chamber which is disposed between the...
Techniques for permitting access across a context barrier on a small
footprint device using run time...
A small footprint device can securely run multiple programs from unrelated vendors by the inclusion of a context barrier isolating the execution of the programs....
Software tool for creating an interactive image drag drop
An interactive software tool for testing a user in a web-based learning environment. The interactive software tool is embedded in a course page of a web-based...
Method and apparatus for performing failure recovery in a Java platform
An invention is disclosed for performing failure recovery in a Java platform. An application is executed that includes a service module and a control module. The...
Method and apparatus for solving an unconstrained global optimization
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that receives a representation of the function .function. and stores the representation in a memory....
Lock delegation with space-efficient lock management
Techniques have been developed whereby lock state sharing can be extended to provide a low-space overhead lock management facility with comprehensive support for...
Computer system employing redundant power distribution
A computer system employing redundant power distribution. A computer system includes power distribution boards arranged to distribute power such that the...
Method and apparatus for generating an input switching reference
A method and apparatus for generating a reference voltage potential, also known as an input switching reference, using differential clock signals or other...
Snap-together modular fan tray assembly for an electronics enclosure
A fan tray assembly for an electronics enclosure includes two opposing, spaced apart shells made of a sheet material. The opposing shells are attached to each...
Method and apparatus for concurrent propagation of data between software
Improved techniques for managing propagation of data through software modules used by computer systems are disclosed. The improved techniques allow a plurality...
Skewed latch flip-flop with embedded scan function
A flip-flop circuit with embedded scan capabilities uses a skewed latch to pull one end of the flip-flop either up or down while another end of the flip-flop is...
System design verification using selected states of a processor-based
system to reveal deficiencies
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for design verification. The method comprises operating a device in the system in a first state, modifying...
Scheme for reordering instructions via an instruction caching mechanism
A method and system for storing instructions retrieved from memory in a memory cache to provide said instructions to a processor. First a new instruction is...
Fabric device configuration interface for onlining fabric devices for use
from a host system
A fabric configuration interface may provide for storing multiple configuration repositories identifying different configurations of fabric devices for a host...
Termination criteria for the interval version of Newton's method for
solving systems of non-linear equations
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for finding the roots of a system of nonlinear equations within an interval vector X=(X.sub.1, . . . ,...
Mechanism and method for managing service-specified data in a profile
A profiling service for accessing user data. The profiling service includes a hierarchical structure of profile objects. Each profile object contains true-data...
Accessing relational database using an object-oriented language
The present invention provides for a proxy object that aids in returning a set of column names in a relational database. A predetermined method may be called...
Apparatus and method for the use of position information in wireless
Embodiments of the present invention are directed at gathering position information of mobile and stationary entities and using the position information in a...
Techniques for improving virtual channel management and maintenance in a
The invention is directed to a flexible method of allocating groups of virtual circuits in a network as a virtual circuit bunch. A virtual circuit bunch of...
Systems and methods for efficient and compact encoding
Systems and methods consistent with embodiments of the present invention provide for efficient and compact encoding. In an exemplary method for associating a...
Toy vehicles having interchangeable body styles
A child-sized toy vehicle comprising a vehicle chassis upon which any number of a plurality of stylistically different interchangeable vehicle body modules may...
Tool-less modular removable hard disk drive (HDD) apparatus
Disclosed are novel methods and apparatus for provision of an efficient, effective, and/or flexible removable HDD cartridge. In accordance with an embodiment of...
Apparatus for dynamic implementation of Java.TM. metadata interfaces
A method for dynamic implementation of a Java.TM. Metadata Interface (JMI) to a metamodel includes receiving a JMI implementation request, implementing a package...
System and method for scheduling instructions to maximize outstanding
prefetches and loads
The present invention discloses a method and device for ordering memory operation instructions in an optimizing compiler. for a processor that can potentially...
Execution of synchronized Java methods in Java computing environments
Techniques for executing synchronized Java methods are disclosed. As such, the techniques can be implemented in a Java virtual machine to efficiently execute...
Method and apparatus for collocating dynamically loaded program files
A method for executing a dynamically loaded program having a main program unit includes executing the main unit a first time, creating at least one library file...
Method and system for entropy driven verification
A microelectronic device design verification system and method estimates the entropy of stimuli communicated over an interface to verify a microelectronic device...
Graphical list grouping widget and methods of use thereof
Apparatus and methods for segmenting sets of distinct entities into groups with associated boundaries, wherein the associated boundaries have an associated logic...
Service portal with application framework for facilitating application and
A computer system for controlling access to an application used to provide a service to users in a network and to facilitate feature development in the...
Spawning new repository spaces using information provided in advertisement
A system and method for spawning new spaces in a distributed computing environment. A client may access a first space service at a first Internet address. The...
Yield improvement through probe-based cache size reduction
A multiple-way cache memory having a plurality of cache blocks and associated tag arrays includes a select circuit that stores way select values for each cache...
Service operations on a computer system
The invention relates to performing a service operation on a computer. In one embodiment, information indicative of the need for a service operation is sent by a...
Message-based leasing of resources in a distributed computing environment
A system and method for providing message-based leasing of resources in a distributed computing environment. Services may issue leases to clients and provide...
Method and program code for identifying new nodes on a bus following a
After a reset on a bus, the topologies of nodes on the bus before and after the reset are accessed to identify nodes that are new to the bus. A host identifies...
System and method for implementing shared memory regions in distributed
shared memory systems
Various embodiments of systems and methods for implementing shared memory regions in a distributed shared memory system may involve implementing several...
Method and apparatus for performing modular division using counters
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that performs modular division. This system contains a number of registers, including: a register A...