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Field replaceable unit failure determination
A system and method for fault management in a computer-based system are disclosed herein. A system includes a plurality of field replaceable units ("FRUs") and...
Checkpointing in massively parallel processing
One embodiment is a method that performs a local checkpoint at a processing node in a massively parallel processing (MPP) system that executes a workload with a...
Method and apparatus for removing a computer from a computer cluster
A method, and a corresponding apparatus, implemented on a suitably programmed processor, selects an ideal computer to remove from a computer cluster observing a...
Optimized memory allocation via feature extraction
A method and system for recovering embedded system memory contained within an embedded system includes a software image in embedded system memory and...
Cooperative caching technique
A method of caching data in a global cache distributed amongst a plurality of computing devices, comprising providing a global cache for caching data accessible...
Notifying asynchronous events to a host of a data storage system and
apparatus for the same
A method of notifying asynchronous events to a host of a data storage system is presented. The method comprises the steps of: detecting an asynchronous event;...
Method and apparatus for managing data transfer in a computer memory
The present invention relates to a method of transferring data from an application buffer to a network socket, in which memory usage faults are reduced. In one...
System and method for measuring clock skew on a network
A system and method for measuring clock skew in a network is disclosed. The method comprises sending an echo message at a periodic rate from a plurality of...
Real-time identification of an asset model and categorization of an asset
to assist in computer network security
A unique identifier is assigned to a network node and is used to obtain an "asset model" corresponding to the node and to determine whether the node is a member...
Abstraction of multiple aggregated physical counters into a virtual
An embodiment is directed towards a method of abstracting multiple embedded counters from a number of network devices for use in a network monitoring...
Web server chip for network manageability
A network device includes a web server chip that is connectable to a computer network. The web server chip includes an embedded processor that is programmable...
Determining top combinations of items to present to a user
Embodiments of the present invention pertain to determining top combinations of items to present to a user. According to one embodiment, data that includes...
Database segment searching
A segment encompasses a number of segment records less than the total number of records of a database. The segment records have values for a field of the...
Providing a partially sorted index
To provide an index for a table in a database system, the index is partially sorted in an initial phase of building the index. Subsequently, in response to...
Discovering software code subject to licenses
Embodiments include methods, apparatus, and systems for discovering whether software files are associated with licenses. One method of software execution...
Methods for providing secure eCommerce transactions
A method of facilitating an eCommerce transaction between a consumer and an eCommerce merchant via a third party entity is provided. The eCommerce merchant...
Resuming a previously interrupted peer-to-peer synchronization operation
A method of synchronizing data between two devices can include starting, in a first device, a first synchronization operation comprising transmitting a first...
System and method for roaming between wireless networks
Systems and methods for roaming between a mobile node and at least one serving node connected to a network are disclosed. The present application provides a...
Power-based networking path allocation
A method for routing network traffic in a data network having a plurality of network switches, the method including identifying network traffic to be routed in...
Negative index material-based modulators and methods for fabricating the
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to external, electronically controllable, negative index material-based modulators. In one aspect, an...
Processing a memory request in a chip multiprocessor having a stacked
A chip multiprocessor die supports optional stacking of additional dies. The chip multiprocessor includes a plurality of processor cores, a memory controller,...
Computer workload redistribution based on prediction from analysis of
local resource utilization chronology data
The present invention provides for redistributing workloads among computers to optimize resource utilization. Utilization by software workloads of computer...
Matching descriptions of resources with workload requirements
Workload requirements for an application to be deployed in a system are received. Descriptions of resources in the system are matched with the workload...
Voice mark-up language and interpreter
A voice markup language for a service for a telecommunication service platform, the telecommunication service platform having a communication layer and a...
Systems and methods for controlling use of power in a computer system
In one embodiment, a power adapter comprises a power supply to output power for powering a powered device. The power adapter outputs information indicative of...
Method and system for presenting an interrupt request to processors
executing in lock step
A method and system of presenting an interrupt request to processors executing in lock step. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are computer systems...
Servicing memory read requests
Included are embodiments for a method for servicing memory read requests. At least one embodiment of a method includes receiving read requests from the I/O...
Network access device capability alert mechanism
A system on a computer network device for managing a network access device capability arranged to alert a computer network administrator if a network access...
Reserving a shared volume in a multiple node data storage system
A method for reserving a shared volume in a multiple node data storage system is disclosed. The method ensures that only one host at a time has access to the...
System and method for facilitating distribution of a translator
Disclosed are systems and methods for installing translators. In one embodiment, a system and a method pertain to identifying devices that are to receive the...
Predicting user-item ratings
A method of predicting user-item ratings includes providing a first matrix of hidden variables associated with individual items, a second matrix of hidden...
Auto-updating reader program for document files
A document reader program determines the existence of an updated version of a document file at a network location specified by an original version of the...
File system consistency checking in a distributed segmented file system
A method of performing a file system consistency check in a distributed, segmented file system, includes: analyzing primary objects of a first segment of the...
Customs information system with selective transaction audit
A system for generating and auditing customs documents for the importation of goods purchased by a buyer from a seller. The system includes a customs...
System and method for managing supplier intelligence
A method of managing supplier intelligence is provided. The method includes collecting procurement data from a plurality of data sources. The procurement data...
Determining feasible variations for assigning applications to resources
Constraints on assigning applications to resources are determined. The applications are divided into sets, wherein applications in a set are related by at least...
Evaluating service level agreement violations
A technique for evaluating service level agreement (SLA) violations occurring in a computing system with agreed-upon model for exemptions is provided. The...
Device control system
A device control system includes a general device component, a feature definition set, and a specific device component. The feature definition set is...
Task switching between two computing devices
A method is provided to enable the person to switch use of computing devices when working with records and/or documents. A method such as described may be...
Open update framework for mobile handsets capable of processing packages
based on mime-types
Disclosed herein is a mobile handset, part of an open update framework, that uses a mime-type to determine if an update package received is appropriate for an...
Dynamic networking modes method and apparatus
A portable electronic device is disclosed. The portable electronic device includes a wireless transceiver, a processor coupled to the wireless transceiver, a...
Ink development units for printers
An ink development unit is disclosed for liquid electro photography (LEP) printers or the like. An exemplary squeegee on PIP (photo imaging plate) (or "SOP")...
Cameras are adjusted by setting magnifications of two or more cameras to be substantially equal, focusing the two or more cameras, and setting the two or more...
Text extraction and its application to compound document image compression
Disclosed are systems and methods to identify text-like pixels from an image by providing an image and classifying line segments of pixels within the image by...
Methods and systems for data rate detection for multi-speed embedded clock
A method of determining a data rate of a high speed serially transmitted data stream comprises statistically examining edge timing characteristics of the...
Serial connection external interface riser cards avoidance of abutment of
parallel connection external...
A first riser card of an apparatus in an example substantially axially connects with a first serial connection external interface of a printed circuit board...
Via design for flux residue mitigation
Provided is an electrically conductive via for reducing flux residue. The via has a first aperture having a first diameter size. The via further has a second...
System and method for manufacturing a thin-film device
A thin-film device includes a plurality of circuit components defining an operational region of the thin-film device, an unpatterned channel portion (108, 340)...
Rounded three-dimensional germanium active channel for transistors and
A process is provided for fabricating rounded three-dimensional germanium active channels for transistors and sensors. For forming sensors, the process...
Methods and systems for providing print media distortion compensation
A reference image of an area of a print media is captured at approximately a first time by an image acquisition system. A first application of ink is applied...