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7231463 Multi-level ring peer-to-peer network structure for peer and object discovery  
In one embodiment of the invention, a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) subsystem includes a cache of a current peer and a peer locator. The current peer is in a current ring at a current level. The cache stores...
7203748 Method for detecting the quick restart of liveness daemons in a distributed multinode data processing system  
In distributed multinode data processing systems, mechanisms are employed to insure that the nodes are properly informed about the liveness of the other nodes in node groups in the network. In...
7197536 Primitive communication mechanism for adjacent nodes in a clustered computer system  
A circuit arrangement, node, clustered computer system, and method incorporate a primitive communication mechanism for use in exchanging data between adjacent nodes coupled via a point-to-point...
7174474 Distributed autonomous control system for multi-axis motion control  
A distributed multi-axis motion control system comprises a multicast communications network having several node components. Each of the node components includes a clock and an actuator. The...
7167441 Cascade control system for network units  
Cascade control logic for use in a switch or other network unit that can be used in a cascaded stack can maintain normally a point-to-point half-duplex connection for control data with each of the...
7162544 Message transfer method and apparatus  
The number of nodes that can be identified is increased without redefining switching request and switching status fields in existing K1/K2 bytes. Eight bits are assigned to a node ID field, and...
7162260 Method of managing communication network, and communication device  
The invention provides a method of managing a network in which the configuration of communication devices can be freely modified and each terminal can operate as a hub terminal for controlling the...
7155540 Data communication method in shared memory multiprocessor system  
N shared data registers are provided for N+1 processors, respectively. For allowing all the processors to read the same data from the shared data registers, the processors are connected by...
7145909 Packet switching access platform  
This invention relates to apparatus and associated methods for providing access to and switching of information in a packet data network. More particularly, the invention is directed to a platform...
7146458 System for storing streaming information in a circular buffer by using padding block containing non-streaming information to fill a partition of the buffer  
One aspect of the present invention relates to an information appliance for handling streaming information for storage in a circular buffer having a plurality of partitions defined by boundaries....
7143161 Tandem connection monitoring parallel processing  
In a synchronous hierarchic network having multi-level tandem connection monitoring, all of the fields containing tandem connection monitoring information associated with trail terminations at a...
7133921 Portable devices for different control interfaces  
A communications interface system and method for a plasma generator is provided. The communications interface system includes a power delivery system component that has a standard POD interface...
7133936 Ring network and data transmitter  
A ring-shaped network quickly performs initialization even when a plurality of data transmission apparatuses are connected thereto. Each data transmission apparatus outputs received data to a...
7130927 Method of bandwidth management between the stations of a local area network  
A method of bandwidth management for ensuring a guaranteed bandwidth to each station of a transmission network (18) comprising a plurality of stations (10, 12, 14, 16), forming a logical ring...
7106695 Method of allocating bandwidth to the stations of a local area network  
A method of bandwidth management over a transmission network comprising a plurality of stations forming a logical ring that circulates a token from station to station. Each station is allowed to...
7096275 Methods and apparatus for protection against network failures  
Units of traffic are routed between nodes in a network on corresponding sets of trunks, such that the traffic is balanced between disjoint paths. A restoration process for the traffic is...
7085847 Method and system for scheduling network communication  
An apparatus for scheduling transmission of a plurality of frames in a network having a plurality of nodes, each frame identified by a type designation, includes a schedule memory and a sequencer....
7085238 Smartjack for fault-testing network segments on Ethernet and other internet protocol network architectures  
A fault-testing node for a connectionless data link has at least two opposing communication ports; a soft switch for controlling port-to-port data flow through the device; and an instance of...
7080133 Method and system for configuring a computer network  
A method for configuring a computer network that includes a full duplex bi-directional first port and an initiator that can issue a request for the first port to assume a state. The first port,...
7058730 Unique address space and method for a transport network  
A method and system for routing an externally generated message in a network includes receiving at an ingress port of a network a message from an external network. The message includes Internet...
7054947 Auto-negotiation method for high speed link in gigabit Ethernet using 1000 Base-T standard and apparatus thereof  
An auto-negotiation (AN) method for establishing a high speed link between first and second transmitting devices in a gigabit Ethernet using the 1000 Base-t standard includes transmitting and...
7047319 System and method for enabling a collision-free protocol over ethernet  
A collision-free protocol for transmitting frames between stations connected over a shared transmission medium such as an IEEE 802.3 Ethernet LAN. A logical ring is formed and a token is...
7031944 Distributed processing system, method of the same  
A collection/distribution server divides processing task accepted from a customer terminal into a plurality of processing units, and transmits the units to at least one or more user terminals. The...
6993684 Ring control node  
The present invention relates to a ring system, in particular to a ring control node which increases the upper limit of the number of nodes that can be arranged on one ring by a BLSR control and...
6990121 Method and apparatus for switching data of different protocols  
A method and apparatus for switching data of different protocols through a network are described. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving data from a number of interfaces. Additionally, the...
6981065 Provisioning of connection through a SONET/SDH network  
A method of provisioning a connection across a SONET/SDU network formed from multiple sub-networks comprises: determining a model of the entire network, the model indicating the connections...
6970905 Point to multi-point communications system  
A point-to-multipoint communications network connecting multiple subscribers to a single communications line. A plurality of subscriber communications interfaces are connected in parallel to form...
6956744 Computer chassis drawer guide  
In a chassis for holding drawers containing computer components or the like, accurate alignment of each drawer in its corresponding slot is provided by a plurality of alignment features along an...
6950883 Ring capacity efficient architecture  
The invention provides methods and systems for provisioning fault-tolerant ring structures that do not necessarily involve fully provisioning all spans of a ring with service capacity. The system...
6920508 WDM ring network  
A WDM ring network and method for distributing within such ring network for feeding in data and for distributing both working signals and protection signals on different transmission paths and in...
6910062 Method and apparatus for transmitting packets within a symmetric multiprocessor system  
The symmetric multiprocessor system includes multiple processing nodes, with multiple agents at each node, connected to each other via an interconnect. A request transaction is initiated by a...
6904458 System and method for remote management  
A computing component is provided for use in a client computer which has a client processor. The computing component includes a remote management processor that is operable to selectively control...
6898642 Synchronous collaboration based on peer-to-peer communication  
A peer-to-peer protocol is based on the use of global timestamps and client priorities in serializing modifications to a shared workspace of real-time collaboration. The method caters to dynamic...
6892329 Selective protection for ring topologies  
A method for fault protection in a bidirectional ring network includes transmitting first and second flows of packets around the bidirectional ring network while defining the first flow as a...
6882620 Token exchange system with fault protection  
According to one embodiment, a system for controlling passing of a token among a plurality of clients that access a shared resource includes at least one controller. The at least one controller is...
6877043 Method for distributing sets of collision resolution parameters in a frame-based communications network  
A method for distributing sets of collision resolution parameters to be used for resolution of network access contention events among nodes of a non-centralized media access control shared medium...
6874048 Communication system and methodology for sending a designator for at least one of a set of time-division multiplexed channels forwarded across a locally synchronized bus  
A communication system, network interface and communication port is provided that includes a media local bus. The local bus is connected between a controller and one or more multimedia devices...
6862609 Redundant storage for multiple processors in a ring network  
A dual-axis RAID system includes a plurality of X-axis ordinal series of disks, configured to store parity data and a tape drive, and a Y-axis ordinal series of parity disks. The Y-axis series is...
6859844 Electro-optically connected multiprocessor configuration including a ring structured shift-register  
A computer system comprises a plurality of modules and a shift register having a plurality of slots connected in series, wherein each of the plurality of slots is coupled to one of the plurality...
6848006 Ring-mesh networks  
A ring-mesh network architecture is provided for increasing the working/protection bandwidth ratio (W/PBR) of transport networks. The ring-mesh network has mesh connections between some nodes, the...
6823364 Distribution of location information in IP networks by intelligent endpoints  
A distribution of location information in IP networks by intelligent endpoints is presented. The network comprises an intelligent endpoint operably coupled to a plurality of clients. A first one...
6820158 Method and apparatus for a configuration ring  
A method and apparatus for a configuration ring is described. The method and apparatus include a configuration ring including a master, a first target, and a second target, the master coupled to...
6820210 System and method for fault recovery for a two line bi-directional ring network  
The present invention provides a protection protocol for fault recovery, such as a ring wrap, for a network, such as a two line bi-directional ring network. An embodiment of the present invention...
6778999 Method for distributing a set of objects in computer application  
A method of determining redistribution of objects among three or more containers in a network comprises determining an initial set of objects in each of the containers, identifying neighboring...
6772269 Bus switch and bus switch system for increased data transfer  
A bus switch system having an adapter, a first input and first output register in cascade connection on a data transferring bus of bus switch that comprise input and output shift registers. There...
6760838 System and method of initializing and determining a bootstrap processor &lsqb BSP&rsqb in a fabric of a distributed multiprocessor computing system  
A method for initializing a computing system comprising a plurality of devices which communicate on a communication link comprising a plurality of independent point-to-point links is provided,...
6754721 Method for configuring a station connected to a field bus  
The present invention describes a method for configuring a station connected to a field bus, wherein a logical address is allocated to said station. The method comprises the steps of: transmitting...
6754719 Functional electronic appliances network system  
Disclosed is an information network system which comprises a plurality of functional appliances, a plurality of relaying appliances each provided with respect to its corresponding functional...
6754729 Internally connected network interface cards for clustered processing  
A single-chassis clustered network system (10) having internal connectors (14) that eliminate the need for wiring out the back of the chassis. Each main board (11) has a network interface card...
6742046 Network system and terminal apparatus  
A moving image network system which has high response to a moving image transmission request and prevents interruption of a moving image signal. Upon transmitting moving image data from terminal 1...

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