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Power distribution system utilizing redundant AC sources or DC sources
A power distribution system includes a plurality of loads and a plurality of power sources. The power distribution system also includes an interconnect...
Electronic package with compliant electrically-conductive ball
An electronic device comprises a device substrate, a plurality of compliant electrically-conductive balls, and a plurality of solder joints that couple the...
Electrostatic aerosol control
In one embodiment, an aerosol trap for an inkjet printer includes a conductor at least partially surrounding ink ejection nozzles such that, when the conductor...
Media binder systems with datum stops for registering physical media
Media binder systems with datum stops for registering physical media sheets are described. A media binder system that includes a cover, a binding system, and a...
Method of hashing address space to storage servers
An embodiment of a method of hashing an address space to a plurality of storage servers begins with a first step of dividing the address space by a number of the...
System and method for providing, by a plurality of schedulers,
differentiated service to consumers of...
One embodiment of the present invention provides a method comprising assigning a first weight to a first consumer and a second weight to a second consumer. The...
Clock source selection for modular computer system as a function of modulo
A computer system provides for connecting consecutively positioned modules to operate collectively as server. Each module calculates a modulo difference between...
Measuring AC power consumption using choke with inductive power sensor
An electrical device includes a choke with a sensor inductor in addition to inductors used for supplying AC power.
Making a storage device unusable until a request is provided to recover an
operating system or system firmware
A system comprises a storage device comprising code that is executable to cause recovery of at least one of an operating system and system firmware. Logic...
Method and apparatus for automatic and secure distribution of a symmetric
key security credential in a utility...
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and an apparatus for automatic, secure, and confidential distribution of a symmetric key security credential in a...
Remote computer operating system upgrade
Methods of upgrading a kernel image of a remote computer are described. The method comprises, during a first connection between an update computer and a remote...
Semi-persistent relocatable ram-based virtual floppy disk method
The invention is a method and related structure for providing operating system drivers during installation of the operating system, where those operating system...
Mass storage system with user interface
A mass storage system usable with a storage device is described. The mass storage system includes a housing, a device interface, a user interface, a controller,...
Method of satisfying a demand on a network for a network resource
A demand on a server farm or local area network for a farm or network resource is satisfied. The farm or network has a demand director server, a first resource...
Methods and systems for sharing remote access
In one embodiment, a first client device establishes a remote session between a remote computing device and the first client device. One or more subsequent...
System and methods for monitoring application server performance
A monitoring system monitors the amount of time spent by specific application components, such as Java components, during execution of specific web site...
Method and system for peer to peer common channel collaboration
A method and system for peer to peer common channel collaboration. The method includes exchanging collaboration messages between a plurality of proxies. The...
Generation of cost or price quotations
Provided are systems, methods and techniques for, among other things, generating a master price quotation. In one representative embodiment, a representative...
Dynamic prioritization of activities
A system comprises a first store of process instance data, a second store of data including predictions and statistics respectively corresponding to the process...
Customer profiling apparatus for conducting customer behavior pattern
analysis, and method for comparing...
A customer profiling apparatus is provided for conducting customer behavior pattern analysis. The apparatus includes processing circuitry, a data warehouse, a...
System and method for accessing a wireless network
A method for accessing a wireless network comprises detecting at least one wireless network within which a wireless device is located while the wireless device...
Routing key interpreter
A method of providing a routing key interpreter for a signalling gateway, the method comprising the steps of generating an input file comprising a plurality of...
Sharing of host bus adapter context
A system comprises a first host bus adapter (HBA) that uses a first context to facilitate the transmission of packets through a logical connection through the...
Cell board interconnection architecture
According to at least one embodiment, a cell board interconnection architecture comprises an interconnection structure for interconnecting a plurality of cell...
Heatsinks and a spring in a baffle slot between adjacent components
A baffle has a slot, with the slot positioned between first and second adjacent components when the baffle is installed above the components. A pair of heatsinks...
Laser line generator
A laser beam emission is collimated by optics. The collimated beam is shaped into an expanding planar laser beam by line generator optics. The expanding planar...
Alternative to pre-printed special forms
A system and method allowing pre-printed forms to print onto plain paper and also for converting a pre-printed form type system into a plain paper system. The...
System and methods for administering bioactive compositions
Bioactive agents are dosed by a jet dispenser using inkjet technology, such as that used in printing devices. A controller may control delivery of one or more...
Method and apparatus for finishing sheets for a bound document
A method of finishing a plurality of sheets for a bound document. The method comprises accumulating a stack of sheets at a first position, scoring the sheets at...
Method and system for managing monetary value on a mobile device
Aspects of the present invention feature a method of managing a monetary value stored in an electronic wallet of a mobile device. These management operations...
Inhalers and methods of controlling airflow in inhalers
Inhaler systems and method of use thereof are disclosed. One exemplary inhaler system, among others, includes an inhalation/exhalation structure including an...
Re-writable optical disk having reference clock information permanently
formed on the disk
An optical disk structure and optical disk recorder which enables data to be rewritten onto the recording layer of the optical disk. A clock reference structure...
System and method for benchmarking using a multi-threaded load generator
According to one embodiment, a benchmarking system comprises a processor and a multi-threaded load generator. The multi-threaded load generator uses events for...
Expectation based event verification
A computer implemented method of verifying events generated by an agent includes detecting an input signal at an input of the agent, generating an expected...
Built-in self-test emulator
Systems, methods, and a computer program are disclosed. One embodiment comprises a compiler for developing verification tests of an integrated circuit. The...
Kernel debugging in a cluster computing system
An embodiment of a method of maintaining operation of a cluster of computing devices includes an initial step of detecting a suspended kernel process on a first...
System and method for reintroducing a processor module to an operating
system after lockstep recovery
According to one embodiment, a method comprises, responsive to detection of loss of lockstep (LOL) for a processor module in a system, setting status information...
Data transfer system encrypting data with information unique to a
removable data storage item
A data transfer system comprising a host device and a data transfer device. The host device generates an encryption key based upon information unique to a...
Deciphering of fragmented enciphered data packets
The deciphering of fragmented enciphered IP packets is performed without requiring reassembly of the fragments. fragmented packets. When a first frame is...
Data management systems, articles of manufacture, and data storage methods
Data management systems, articles of manufacture, and data storage methods are described. According to one aspect, a data management system provides a data...
System and method for achieving enhanced memory access capabilities
A computer system, related components such as a processor agent, and related method are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the computer system includes a...
Access authentication for distributed networks
The present invention provides an account management system and method for use within a computer network that allows for automated provisioning, configuration,...
System and method to facilitate ordering point migration
A system includes a first node that broadcasts a request for data. A second node having a first state associated with the data defines the second node as an...
System and method for refreshing a table using epochs
The disclosed embodiments relate to a system for refreshing a table to produce a refreshed table. The system may include a refresh log that may contain a...
Method for discovery of clusters of objects in an arbitrary undirected
graph using a difference between a...
A method for discovery of a cluster of objects in an arbitrary undirected graph. A subset of the objects is determined by performing a random walk starting from...
Detecting an error in a prediction of resource usage of an application in
a virtual environment
Described herein is a method for detecting an error in a prediction of resource usage of an application running in a virtual environment, comprising: providing a...
Method and apparatus for graphical data compression
A system comprising a first computer and a second computer remotely located from the first computer and in communication with the first computer via a network....
Priority selection circuit
A circuit includes a first selection module having first data input, second data input, first validation input, second validation input, selected data output,...
Method for verifying a storage area network configuration
In one embodiment, a map describing a correct configuration attribute for communicatively coupling a storage area network device with another device is accessed....
Communicating with an electronic module that is slidably mounted in a
A system comprises an electronic module slidably mounted in the system, a first assembly including at least one wireless transceiver mounted in the system, and a...