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Method of making furniture with synthetic woven material
An article of furniture is made from elongated polymer filaments. The polymer filaments may be monofilaments or plural filaments which are twisted together and...
Clean thread termination
Apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for a process of terminating a thread in a clean, certain, and forcible manner. A thread is...
Interpreting functions utilizing a hybrid of virtual and native machine
Systems and methods for increasing the execution speed of virtual machine instructions for a function are provided. A portion of the virtual machine instructions...
System for optimizing buffers in integrated circuit design timing fixes
A method for optimizing buffers in an integrated circuit design. The method includes identifying paths and nodes within the integrated circuit design, ...
Method and apparatus for invalidation of data in computer systems
Methods and systems consistent with this invention conserve computer resources in a hierarchical memory system by preventing scratch data from unnecessarily...
Validation technique for bulk lock delegation
A lock management technique that combines low-space overhead via sharing of lock states of equal value with comprehensive support for bulk delegation of locks...
Automatically identifying replacement times for limited lifetime components
A count down monitor may be configured to automatically generate an alert that one or more limited lifetime components included in multiple computer systems are...
Fault-tolerant, self-healing routing scheme for a multi-path
interconnection fabric in a storage network
Embodiments of a routing system are disclosed, including a method for routing communications in a storage system. The storage system may include multiple nodes...
I/O interface anti-resonance passband shunting technique
A method and apparatus for regulating resonance in a computer system I/O interface is provided. A shunting impedance/resistance is arranged across a power supply...
EMI seal for system chassis
A method and apparatus for providing an EMI seal in a system chassis. The EMI seal is provided by a bezel assembly for a storage medium drive. The bezel assembly...
The blood pump of the present invention comprises: a first casing (1), its rim forming an opening; a second casing (2) having an inlet opening at the top and an...
Techniques for permitting access across a context barrier in a small
footprint device using global data structures
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....
Scanable R-S glitch latch for dynamic circuits
A dynamic sequential device is provided that is adapted for scan control and observation. The dynamic sequential device may be scanned in-circuit as part of a...
Threshold-based load address prediction and new thread identification in a
A method and apparatus for predicting load addresses and identifying new threads of instructions for execution in a multithreaded processor. A load prediction...
Method and apparatus for atomically changing selected bits within a
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates atomically updating selected bits within a register in a computing system. During...
Search engine interface and method of controlling client searches
A method for controlling access provided to content files during an information search initiated by a client device and performed by a search engine. The method...
Graphical user interface for determining display element attribute values
A method for determining display element attribute values from an object represented by the display element includes defining a display element view including at...
Multipurpose memory system for use in a graphics system
A graphics system may include a frame buffer, a processing device coupled to output data, a multipurpose memory device that includes a plurality of storage...
Card device having antenna of two or more different frequencies
A wireless card device includes a board member, a processor device attached to the board member, a wireless control device attached to the board member, and...
Cascode stage input/output device
Disclosed is an input/output (IO) device for transmitting an input data bit signal. In one embodiment, the IO device includes an IO device input node for...
High-speed domino logic with improved cascode keeper
A high-speed domino logic with improved cascode keeper circuit uses an inverter delay element and an additional transistor to introduce a transition delay time...
Generate assembly and lighting element for a pneumatic tool
A generate assembly and a lighting element for a pneumatic tool includes a body having a channel and a first passage defined therein. The first passage has a...
Crystalline form I of 2-methyl-4-(4-menthyl-1-piperazinyl) 10H thieno
Crystalline Form I of 2-methyl-4-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-10H-thieno[2,3-b][1,5]benzodiazepine characterised by x-ray powder diffraction peaks at approximately...
Method and apparatus for facilitating validation of data retrieved from
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates validation of data retrieved from a secondary storage device. The system operates by...
Method, system, program, and data structures for testing a network system
including input/output devices
Provided is a method, system, program, and data structures for maintaining a database of objects. At least one structured document is received representing an...
Mechanism for enabling efficient execution of an instruction
A mechanism is provided for execution of an instruction having one or more parameters that need to be resolved at runtime. Instructions being executed may be...
Virtual host controller interface with multipath input/output
A processor-based system (200) with a multipath I/O architecture, including a virtual host controller interface (vHCI) layer (280) between a common architecture...
Exterior front panel assembly for accommodating and strengthening a
computer card assembly
The present invention is related to a Compact Peripheral Component Interconnect (cPCI) front panel assembly that is adapted to keep its corresponding cPCI front...
Hideable accessory platform
An apparatus for mounting an accessory to a flat panel monitor is disclosed. The apparatus comprises an arm nestably mounted in an aperture in the flat panel...
Frameworks for invoking methods in virtual machines
Improved frameworks for implementing class files that are particularly useful in virtual machine based computing systems will be described. In one aspect of the...
Safe language static variables initialization in a multitasking system
A system and method are provided for thread-safe initialization of static variables in a multitasking system. In one embodiment, the static fields of a class may...
Utilizing slow ASIC logic BIST to preserve timing integrity across timing
A logic built-in self-test controller is disclosed. The invention, in its various aspects and embodiments, is a built-in self-test controller capable of...
Automatic system control failover
A method, device, and system for automatic fail over of system controllers. A system controller includes a processor, a memory, and a plurality of I/O ...
Method and system for establishing trust in downloaded proxy code
A system consistent with the present invention enables a program in a distributed system to determine whether downloaded code is trustworthy before using the...
Maximal tile generation technique and associated methods for designing and
manufacturing VLSI circuits
A non-maximal arrangement of component tiles is reconfigured into a maximal arrangement. For each identified active segment of a first span not having a matching...
Cache memory system allowing concurrent reads and writes to cache lines to
increase snoop bandwith
A cache memory includes a plurality of memory chips, or other separately addressable memory sections, which are configured to collectively store a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for integration of communication links with a remote
direct memory access protocol
In one embodiment, a server is provided. The server includes multiple application processor chips. Each of the multiple application processor chips includes...
Apparatus and method for configuring an external device
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for configuring an external device. The method comprises receiving configuration information, and providing...
Method and device for linking work requests with completion queue entries
A method for linking work requests in a work queue with entries on a queue of completed requests. For each work queue, a tracking list is created. Each tracking...
Availability, reliability or maintainability index including outage
Improved reliability, availability and/or maintainability metrics have been developed that account for customer perceived factors such as frequency of outage,...
Dynamic LAN boundaries
A network device dynamically switches between layer 2 (data link) operation and layer 3 (network) operation. When enabled, bridging logic functions as a data...
System and method for time multiplexing of multi-domain transactions
A system and apparatus for time multiplexing of multi-domain transactions is provided. A computer system may include multiple domains of clients where the...
Method for rasterizing graphics for optimal tiling performance
A graphics system and method are disclosed that may optimize the rate of pixel generation to match the rate at which a memory may be designed to receive pixel...
Method and circuitry for phase align detection in multi-clock domain
In an embodiment, present application describes a system and method to detect the alignment of multiple clocks in multi-clock domains system. In some variations,...
High speed single ended sense amplifier with built-in multiplexer
A first sense amp circuit includes a pre-charge circuit, a keeper circuit, a select device and a driver device. The pre-charge circuit coupled to an input data...