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Thermal management using stored field replaceable unit thermal information
A method of managing conditions in a data center comprises storing information relating to field replaceable unit thermal properties in at least one field...
A method for authentication in a client computer and a remote computer is disclosed. A client base value is obtained, selected by a user of the client computer...
Method and apparatus for communicating information between lock stepped
An apparatus for communicating between lock step is incorporated on two or more processors operating in a lock step mode. Each of the processors includes...
Field-replaceable unit revision compatibility
A method for use in a computer system includes a first revision compatibility descriptor identifying a first plurality of compatible combinations of...
Mobile handset capable of updating its update agent
A mobile handset in a mobile services network, with access to a plurality of services including a firmware/software update service, is also capable of updating...
Method and apparatus for trace based adaptive run time compiler
The present invention relates to a mechanism for adaptive run time compilation of traces of program code to achieve efficiency in compilation and overall...
Repair techniques for memory with multiple redundancy
In one aspect, the present invention features techniques for generating a repair solution for a memory having a set of IOs including a plurality of main IOs and...
System and method for managing access to functions supported by a
According to at least one embodiment, a system comprises an interface means for supporting a plurality of functional accesses; and means for selectively limiting...
Portable device comprising a BIOS setting
A portable device comprise non-volatile storage. The non-volatile storage comprises a basic input/output system (BIOS) setting. The BIOS setting is applied from...
Method of operating distributed storage system in which data is read from
replicated caches and stored as...
Data blocks are read from a distributed cache. The distributed cache comprises m replicated caches, each replicated cache including a plurality of independent...
Affecting a caching algorithm used by a cache of storage system
A storage system includes plural storage units having respective storage controllers and associated caches. A first one of the storage units further includes an...
Automatic media readying system and method for a optical medium with file
In one aspect of the invention, a computer system comprises application logic executable to search an optical medium for at least one type of file system that...
Computer system with concurrent direct memory access
A computer system with concurrent direct memory access is provided including a computer node having a processor interface bus and a cut-through network interface...
Providing an index for a data store
Chunks are stored in a data store, where respective collections of chunks form respective files. An index that maps digests of chunks to pages containing...
Method and system for time-sequential authentication of shipments in
In one embodiment of the present invention, a source point, or security management entity, within a supply chain labels a shipment to be shipped through the...
Verification of electronic financial transactions
Techniques are provided for verifying an electronic financial transaction. In certain implementations, verifying an electronic financial transaction includes...
Datacenter with automated robotic maintenance
A datacenter with automated robotic maintenance comprises: a plurality of computer systems disposed at different locations therein, each system including: a...
Device storing vector image with embedded image style identifier, and
methods and utilities for formatting a...
In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method retrieves a vector image from a device that is a target of an image request. The vector image illustrates at...
Transactions are received through at least two input channels, each transaction comprising one or more data packets. The data packets are placed in a single data...
Encoder spokes detection prior to forming image on optically writable
label surface of optical disc
Whether an optically writable label surface of an optical disc is suitable for having an image formed thereon is determined. A detectable number of encoder...
A method and apparatus apply an electric field across active layer, wherein active layer is configured to change from a first light attenuating state to a second...
Method for compensating for induced artifacts on an image to be printed
A method for compensating for induced artifacts on an image to be printed includes processing the image to be printed. An image region of the image susceptible...
Displaying print job based on adjustments made to printer driver settings
One or more adjustable printer driver settings are displayed, and one or more pages of a print job corresponding to the document are displayed in accordance with...
Sketch effect for digital photographs
Systems and methods are disclosed for applying sketch effects to digital images. An exemplary method may comprise comparing an original image to a filtered...
Optical assembly lock/unlock apparatus and method
An optical assembly lock/unlock apparatus includes an interlock mechanism configured to selectively lock an optical assembly in a fixed position relative to a...
Apparatus, and associated method, for selecting distribution of processing
tasks at a multi-processor data center
Apparatus, and an associated method, for selecting at which processing unit of a plurality of processing units positioned at a data center that a processing task...
Packaged MEMS device assembly
A packaged micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) device assembly includes a MEMS device, a substrate within which the MEMS device is disposed, and a lid...
Included are embodiments of a gasket system. At least one embodiment of the gasket system includes a circuit enclosure and a 1-piece gasket, the 1-piece gasket...
Projecting a luminance image
A color image is displayed on a screen and a luminance image is projected onto the screen. The luminance image has a greater resolution than the color image.
Slow-penetrating inkjet fixer composition and methods and systems for
making and using same
An inkjet fixer composition and a printing method and system used with the composition are disclosed herein. The composition includes: a) from 1 to 8 weight...
Fluid container having a fluid absorbing material
A fluid container includes a body having a depth extending between a base interior surface and an opening of the fluid container. The fluid container also...
A printing apparatus is disclosed.
Fluid ejection device
A fluid ejection device includes a first fire line adapted to conduct a first energy signal having energy pulses, a second fire line adapted to conduct a second...
Secure transaction method and transaction terminal for use in implementing
A secure transaction method is provided for publicly-accessible transaction terminals. The method uses quantum key distribution (QKD) between a hand-portable QKD...
Passing debug information
A data communications architecture employing serializers and deserializers that reduces data communications latency. In an illustrative implementation, the data...
Systems and methods of synchronizing reference frequencies
System and methods of synchronizing reference frequencies are disclosed. In an exemplary implementation, a method may comprise providing separate reference...
Controlling fan speed in electronic system
An electronic system includes a fan and a fan controller connected to the fan to control a speed of the fan. The fan controller has storage locations for storing...
Encryption of hierarchically structured information
The invention provides for encryption of hierarchically structured information. In one embodiment, a method is provided for encrypting hierarchically structured...
Method of predicting response time for storage request
An embodiment of a method of predicting response time for a storage request begins with a first step of a computing entity storing a training data set. The...
Intelligent logical unit provisioning
In one embodiment, a storage controller comprises a first I/O port that provides an interface to a host computer, a second I/O port that provides an interface to...
Method of correcting channel change errors in a media center personal
A method corrects channel change errors in a media center personal computer system. The media center personal computer system has a personal computer coupled to...
Determining performance of an application based on transactions
A method for determining performance of an application in a system is described herein. The method includes receiving performance data of the application, the...
Centralized fine-grained enhancements for distributed table driven I/O
A virtual storage system comprises an agent to store a first table to map virtual storage segments to storage locations, and a controller to store a second table...
Feature selection method and apparatus
A feature selection method for selecting a predetermined number of features, the method may comprise for each category, ranking features according to feature...
Method of dividing past computing instances into predictable and
unpredictable sets and method of predicting...
An embodiment of a method of dividing past computing instances into predictable and unpredictable sets begins with a first step of a computing entity storing a...
Compute clusters employing photonic interconnections for transmitting
optical signals between compute cluster nodes
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to photonic-interconnection-based compute clusters that provide high-speed, high-bandwidth...
Parallel communication streams from a multimedia system
A multi-stream multimedia system is provided for providing simultaneous parallel communication streams from a plurality of communication devices, displaying the...
Optical device with a graded bandgap structure and methods of making and
using the same
An optical device includes at least two materials forming a structure with a graded bandgap where photocarriers are generated. A first of the at least two...
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to nanowire-based photodetectors that can be used to convert information encoded in a channel of...
Polynomial approximation based image filter methods, systems, and
Polynomial approximation based image filter methods, systems, and machine-readable media are described. In one aspect, multiple n-order polynomial approximations...