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8711573 Using interrupted through-silicon-vias in integrated circuits adapted for stacking  
In an integrated circuit (IC) adapted for use in a stack of interconnected ICs, interrupted through-silicon-vias (TSVs) are provided in addition to uninterrupted TSVs. The interrupted TSVs provide...
8700831 Automated classification of computer configuration using rule set  
A method, computer system and computer program product for generating a configuration status of a computer is provided. A method for generating a configuration status of a computer includes...
8700813 Host-based messaging framework for PCIE device management  
A method of routing data in an information handling system can include receiving a notification from a management controller at a basic input/output system (BIOS) that includes a system management...
8700832 Automated addition of file based hardware and file based access services in a data storage system  
A method for adding file based storage hardware to a block based storage system includes detecting, by the file based storage hardware, an electrical coupling between the file based storage...
8700833 Data storage device with host-accessible indicator  
A data storage device includes one or more data paths through electrical contacts of the data storage device. The data paths are operably connected to allow bits to be transferred into and out of...
8681510 Circuit board  
A circuit board includes a first circuit area, a first processing unit and a conductive pattern. The first circuit area includes a plurality of first electrically contacts. The first processing...
8670145 Controlling image processing system  
In an image processing system, when a user request is received from a client apparatus, an image processing management apparatus determines whether the user request can be processed by the image...
8667192 Integrated circuit with programmable circuitry and an embedded processor system  
An integrated circuit can include a processor system configured to execute program code. The processor system can be hard-wired and include a processor hardware resource. The IC also can include a...
8661173 USB data striping  
A striping system and method for distributing a payload of data across a plurality of parallel USB cables from a source to a destination is described. The striping devices reside in the...
8661178 PCI-E system having reconfigurable link architecture  
A peripheral component interconnect express (PCI-E) system has a reconfigurable link architecture. The system comprises a system slot adapted to receive a PCI-E compatible system controller, a...
8661172 Changeable functionality in a broadcast router  
There is provided a broadcast router that includes a plurality of input cards, a plurality of output cards, at least one programmable device, and a configuration control card. The plurality of...
8654133 Dynamic load balancing in multiple video processing unit (VPU) systems  
Systems and methods are provided for processing data. The systems and methods include multiple processors that each couple to receive commands and data, where the commands and/or data correspond...
8656077 Apparatus, method and system for aggregating computing resources  
A system for executing applications designed to run on a single SMP computer on an easily scalable network of computers, while providing each application with computing resources, including...
8650414 Logic device having status and control registers for recording the status and controlling the operation of memory slots such that each memory slot is identified using a bus address and port number  
Memory reconfiguration during system run-time is described. In one example, a system includes a memory slot to carry a memory board and to connect the memory board to a memory controller for read...
8645755 Enhanced error handling for self-virtualizing input/output device in logically-partitioned data processing system  
Error handling is simplified for a self-virtualizing IO resource that utilizes a physical function adjunct partition for a physical function in the self-virtualizing IO resource to coordinate...
8645605 Sharing multiple virtual functions to a host using a pseudo physical function  
A method is provided comprising: enumerating a group of available virtual functions corresponding to the physical function; mapping the group of available virtual functions to a non-transparent...
8645600 Configuring expansion component interconnect (‘ECI’) physical functions on an ECI device in a computing system  
Configuring expansion component interconnect (‘ECI’) physical functions on an ECI device in a computing system, including: configuring by an ECI device configuration manager, during run-time of...
8639879 Sorting movable memory hierarchies in a computer system  
Method and apparatus for optimally placing memory devices within a computer system. A memory controller may include circuitry configured to retrieve or one or more performance metrics a plurality...
8635569 Apparatus and method of generating universal memory I/O  
A universal memory I/O generating apparatus includes a defining module, a retrieving module, a generating module, and a layout module. The defining module defines a mapping table according to a...
8634325 Tuning of industrial automation system performance based on device operating characteristics  
Each device in an industrial automation system network or other network may have its own associated one or more performance characteristics, such as response time and/or reset time of the network...
8631168 Input selection mechanism for a display device  
A television includes at least two ports (e.g. HDMI ports). The television polls the ports before presenting a user interface that displays some or all of the ports and before toggling between any...
8627057 Reconfigurable sensing platform for software-defined instrumentation  
A reconfigurable sensor front-end includes a logic block having a storage circuit to store hardware description information and a reconfigurable block including a plurality of circuits. The...
8626976 Method and apparatus for performing a host enumeration process  
A method and apparatus for host enumeration process. One embodiment of the method provides a bit to indicate to the host whether enumeration process should start or continue. The bit may be set...
8626960 Industrial controller interface for plug-in I/O modules  
An interface for an industrial controller is provided that enables connection of different types of plug-in I/O modules to the industrial controller. The interface includes several mechanisms,...
8621116 Dynamic address change optimizations  
A method of setting an address of a component that includes determining a characterization value associated with a consumable, calculating a number of address change operations based upon the...
8621424 Compiler based code modification for use in document ranking  
The subject matter disclosed herein relates to alter an expression of executable instructions via a compiler component for use in ranking of electronic documents.
8612638 Wireless connection system that connects host and devices by radio, initial connection method therefor, storage medium that stores control program therefor, information processing apparatus and image forming apparatus that constitute the system  
A wireless connection system capable of reducing a load on a user when constructing wireless connection environment including a host and devices. A wireless connection system comprises a host...
8612636 Method and apparatus for generating or using interaction activity information  
A method of generating interaction activity information including connecting a second apparatus to a first apparatus capable of communicating with each other, receiving first information about a...
8612656 Implementing device physical location identification in serial attached SCSI (SAS) fabric using resource path groups  
A method and controller for implementing device physical location identification in a Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) fabric using resource path groups, and a design structure on which the subject...
8612548 Computer server system and computer server for a computer server system  
A computer server system comprises multiple computer server units, each computer server comprising a server processing system. Each computer server comprises a local subsystem access module which...
8606914 Network communication method with a smartcard using asynchronous messages  
This invention concerns a computer communication method using asynchronous messages in a distributed software architecture, for example of type AAA-MOM (Agent Anytime Anywhere - Messages Oriented...
8601196 Connector assembly  
A connector assembly includes first and second connectors, a flexible printed circuit board, first and second peripheral component interconnection express (PCIe) slots, and a jumper card. When the...
8601296 Downstream device service latency reporting for power management  
For one disclosed embodiment, a transition from a first state to a second, different state for at least a portion of a downstream device may be identified. The first and second states may...
8595343 System and method for sharing storage resources  
A network includes a management module with a first root complex, a first server with a first endpoint coupled to the first root complex, and a second server with a second root complex, a second...
8595399 Video/sound signal transmitting system and video/sound signal switching and distributing device  
A video/sound signal switching and distributing device makes connections to a plurality of video/sound signal receiving devices to be connected at startup of a system and performs authentication...
8595408 Methods and structure for identifying support for super-standard features in communications between serial attached SCSI devices  
Methods and structure for determining compatibility between a pair of SAS devices for support of super-standard features of the devices. Features and aspects hereof provide for exchange of...
8589698 Integrity service using regenerated trust integrity gather program  
An approach is provided to receive a request at a first computer system from a second system. The first system generates an encryption key, modifies retrieved source code by inserting the...
8589609 Cabling between rack drawers using proximity connectors and wiring filter masks  
An approach is provided in which a number of inter-unit communication connections are detected between a rack-mounted system unit and adjacent rack-mounted system units. The connections are...
8572304 Systems and methods for configuring mobile devices for printing to wireless printers  
The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for configuring mobile communication devices to identify and communicate with wireless printing devices. These systems and methods may...
8572305 Apparatus and method for configuring a bus system  
The present invention relates to an apparatus for configuring a bus system which includes a plurality of participants as well as a bus master and a safety monitor having an input unit by means of...
8570764 Backplane and backplane communication system  
The embodiments of the present invention disclose a backplane and backplane system. The backplane includes at least two service slots with the same function and an exchange slot. Among the pins of...
8572294 Device start up system and method  
Software executes on a processor of a device, such as an automate teller machine, at start-up to perform validation of expected peripheral devices for a predetermined number of start-ups. Once the...
8571050 Method and apparatus to optimize class of service under multiple VCs with mixed reliable transfer and continuous transfer modes  
A method and apparatus to optimize class of service under multiple VCs with mixed reliable transfer (RT) and continuous transfer (CT) modes have been disclosed where outstanding packets to be...
8566497 Method and apparatus for enhancing universal serial bus application  
A system for enhancing universal serial bus (USB) applications comprises an upstream processor, a downstream processor and a main controller. The upstream processor accepts standard USB signals...
8566481 Managing configuration data  
Systems and method embodiments of managing configuration data are disclosed. One method embodiment comprises storing account-specific configuration data at a device included among a group of...
8555101 PCI express enhancements and extensions  
A method and apparatus for enhancing/extending a serial point-to-point interconnect architecture, such as Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) is herein described. Temporal and...
8554959 Apparatus and methods for communicating with programmable devices  
A circuit arrangement includes a programmable logic device. The programmable logic device includes configuration logic circuitry. The programmable logic device also includes configurable...
8543740 Apparatus and method for increased address range of an I2C or I2C compatible bus  
An integrated circuit (IC) configured to operate as a slave on an inter-integrated circuit (I2C) or I2C compatible bus. The IC is further configured to receive an address through the I2C bus and...
8539127 Linkup state generating method, information processing apparatus, and linkup state generating program  
A linkup state generating method for generating a state in which linkup is completed in first and second information processing apparatuses, the first and second information processing apparatuses...
8539132 Method and system for dynamically managing a bus of a portable computing device  
A method and system for dynamically managing a bus within a portable computing device (“PCD”) are described. The method and system include monitoring software requests with a bus manager. The bus...