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7516256 Portable device for one-on-one transfer between another such device wherein device is restricted to data storage and transfer with single interface for data exchange  
A device, a method and a system for portable data storage and transfer through a simplified device interface. The operations of the device are restricted, in order to increase the ease of use of...
7516251 Content providing system, information processing device and method, output device, and method, and program  
The present invention relates to a content provision system, an information processing apparatus and method, an output apparatus and method, and a program therefor, which makes it possible to use...
7512723 Queued interface devices, multi-core peripheral systems, and methods for sharing a peripheral in a multi-core system  
A queued interface device configured to communicate with a peripheral includes a first interface configured to receive and store a first set of peripheral requests from a first core, a second...
7506080 Parallel processing of frame based data transfers  
A frame based data transfer device includes a receive frame parser, a receive frame processor, and a DMA engine. The receive frame parser receives a frame, stores framing information from the...
7502869 Intelligent network interface system and method for accelerated protocol processing  
A system for protocol processing in a computer network has an intelligent network interface card (INIC) or communication processing device (CPD) associated with a host computer. The CPD provides a...
7502318 Network adapter with TCP windowing support  
A network adapter and corresponding method for its use are disclosed. The network adapter has an operational mode that allows a host CPU to offload transmission of a block of data to the adapter....
7502877 Dynamically setting routing information to transfer input output data directly into processor caches in a multi processor system  
According to some embodiments, IO traffic is transferred directly into a target processor cache in accordance with routing information.
7500030 Control of information units in fibre channel communications  
A primary storage control unit receives an information unit from a remote host over a fibre channel connection. The primary storage control unit adjusts an information unit pacing parameter...
7500029 Maximal length packets  
Detecting and flushing maximal length packets is set forth herein. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a flushing event and, in response to the flushing event, repeatedly detecting a...
7496691 Standard ATA queuing automation in serial ATA interface for creating a frame information structure (FIS) corresponding to command from transport layer  
A method and circuit for enhancing the performance in a serial ATA interface uses a standard ATA queue automation circuitry that handles all the transmit/receive frame information structure (FIS)...
7490174 Method and apparatus for border node behavior on a full-duplex bus  
A method and apparatus relating to the behavior of border nodes within a high performance serial bus system is disclosed. A method for determining and communicating the existence of a hybrid bus...
7490177 System method for performing a direct memory access for automatically copying initialization boot code in a new memory architecture  
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and apparatus for initializing a computer system, wherein the computer system includes a processor, a volatile memory, and a non-volatile memory. In...
7490188 Apparatus and method for USB data transmission in hybrid terminal including two CPUs utilizing two memories  
An apparatus and a method for sharing an USB port and transmitting data in a hybrid terminal including both two CPUs and memories corresponding to the two CPUs are disclosed. In the apparatus and...
7487281 Computer system to control the data transfer between a memory and a peripheral device connected to a CPU via a bus  
In a computer system that includes a memory, a peripheral device to which an address overlapping with a part of an address space assigned to the memory is assigned, a CPU for sending a signal...
7487323 Data storage system for storing data in different types of data storage media  
A data storage system for storing data includes a data storage medium and a data interface that communicates with the data storage medium. The data interface is configured to place data into a...
7480747 Method and apparatus to reduce latency and improve throughput of input/output data in a processor  
Some embodiments include apparatus and method having a register circuit to receive a first portion of a packet from an input/output device, cache memory circuit to receive a second portion of the...
7478189 Deadlock avoidance in a bus fabric  
Circuits, apparatus, and methods for avoiding deadlock conditions in a bus fabric. One exemplary embodiment provides an address decoder for determining whether a received posted request is a...
7478178 Virtualization for device sharing  
In an apparatus and method for providing device sharing, a first plurality of upstream ports are each connectable to a respective host and at least one downstream port is connectable to a device....
7475176 High bandwidth split bus  
A system includes a first bus segment and a second bus segment. The first bus segment is operatively coupled to one or more first bus agents, where the first bus agents are configured for writing...
7475167 Offloading data path functions  
Input/Output (I/O) protocol operations such as iSCSI protocol operations may be selectively offloaded to an I/O protocol offload device, or retained by a host driver software. In one embodiment,...
7475045 Transaction system and transaction terminal equipment  
In order to cause effective function when a system adopting a conventional settlement card is shifted to a system adopting a settlement card of IC card type and to enable a significant...
7467240 Serial host interface generates index word that indicates whether operation is read or write operation  
Data throughput of the serial host interface is improved by combining command and register address data into a single index word to be transmitted through the serial host interface. The least...
7461182 Setting device program and method for setting a memory control  
A program for a setting device for setting a memory control device which, in part, acquires memory attribute information indicating an attribute of the memory module, a data transfer rate setting...
7461186 Data handover unit for transferring data between different clock domains by parallelly reading out data bits from a plurality of storage elements  
The invention provides a data handover unit for transferring data from a furst clock domain to a second clock domain, comprising: a first clock unit operable to supply a first clock signal; a...
7461184 Integrated circuit device having two or more input ports and system for the device  
Provided are an integrated circuit device having two or more ports and a system for the device, where the device includes a first port for inputting and outputting data and a second port for...
7454528 Image output apparatus using close range radio contact wherein radio contact element is attached to document on which an image is recorded  
An image output apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives first information from a first radio contact element that performs a close-range radio contact; an image processing unit that...
7450457 Memory system comprising a controller managing independent data transfer between input-output terminal, synchronous dynamic random access memory, and flash memory  
A memory system contributes to improvement in efficiency of a data process accompanying a memory access. The memory system has a rewritable nonvolatile memory, a buffer memory, and a controller....
7451249 Method and apparatus for direct input and output in a virtual machine environment containing a guest operating system  
Method and apparatus for allowing a direct memory access unit to have access to a virtual address space is accomplished by receiving a request for memory access from the direct memory access...
7451164 System and method for replicating data  
According to the present invention, techniques for controlling copying of logical volumes within a computer storage system are provided. A representative embodiment includes a plurality of storage...
7451179 Image and sound input-output control  
A home gateway 30, input devices, output devices and a client are connected via a network LAN. Installed into the home gateway 30 is a server-side program 100 for performing control of input...
7451251 Method for redirection of web streaming clients using lightweight available bandwidth measurement from a plurality of servers  
In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a method for selecting a server to provide content to a client is presented. A media controller receives a request from a client for...
7444442 Data packing in a 32-bit DMA architecture  
A method of reducing data transfer overheads in a 32-bit bus interface unit direct memory access architecture. The method comprises the steps of identifying the optimal number of data elements,...
7441055 Apparatus and method to maximize buffer utilization in an I/O controller  
An apparatus and method for maximizing buffer utilization in an I/O controller using credit management logic contained within the I/O controller. The credit management logic keeps track of the...
7437489 Data packet queue handling method and system  
A data packet queue handling method and system is proposed, which is designed for use with a computer system having a data packet generating unit, a data packet transfer interface, a data packet...
7433916 Server apparatus and control method therefor  
A server apparatus which accepts the transfer of image data from a user who can access the apparatus through a network, and can limit image data whose transfer is accepted with various conditions...
7433979 Method and apparatus for input management having plurality of input provider types with third party listener access to staging area that includes stack of input events  
The present invention is directed to a method and system for use in a computing environment for managing input information. The system for facilitating input management in a computerized...
7433972 Method and apparatus for operating a CD independently from a host processor  
An apparatus for a compact disk with an independent audio functionality is disclosed. The apparatus includes a logic core, an IDE controller, and a pass-through module, which are coupled to a...
7433976 Data copy method and application processor for the same  
A data copy method includes designating data stored in a non-volatile memory device as data packages, reading at least one data package to store the read at least one data package in a temporary...
7433978 Semiconductor device for transferring first data to a setting/resetting circuit block  
A semiconductor device transfers first data to a circuit block. The semiconductor device is provided with a storage circuit configured to store the first data, a shift register configured to set...
7430618 Data transfer control device and electronic equipment  
An objective of the present invention is to provide a data transfer control device and electronic equipment which make it possible to reduce processing overheads in the firmware and implement...
7428624 Host computer system and storage system having a bandwidth management function for storage volumes  
Provided is a computer system including a plurality of data storage apparatus and manages a bandwidth of a data storage apparatus according to an attribute of a storage volume. A storage system...
7428604 Method and apparatus for moving logical entities among storage elements in a computer storage system  
Method and apparatus are disclosed for moving logical data entities from one storage element to another storage element in a computer storage system, when more than one user or host computer may...
7426582 Method, system, and apparatus for servicing PS/2 devices within an extensible firmware interface environment  
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media service PS/2 devices within an extensible firmware interface (EFI) environment where the PS/2 devices provide data via a keyboard controller. The...
7424580 Data transfer control device, electronic instrument, program and method of fabricating electronic instrument  
Information that is transferred through a bus BUS1 (conforming to IEEE 1394) is downloaded into a rewrite area storing device information (such as GUID or config ROM) and data transfer control...
7418529 Method and apparatus for communicating with an embedded controller which includes a reference to metadata objects within a computing device  
A system that communicates with an embedded controller within a computing device. During operation, the system queries the embedded controller to obtain information describing an interface for...
7418530 Storage device and method for controlling storage device packet size  
The present invention variably controls the packet size that is used within a storage device in accordance with the communication environment outside the storage device. The storage device...
7418545 Integrated circuit capable of persistent reservations  
A method according to one embodiment may include communicating, by an integrated circuit, with at least one target ATA/ATAPI storage device. The method of this embodiment may also include...
7418533 Data storage system and control apparatus with a switch unit connected to a plurality of first channel adapter and modules wherein mirroring is performed  
A storage system has a plurality of control modules for controlling a storage device for accesses from a mainframe host and an open system host respectively supporting different protocols. An open...
7418526 Memory hub and method for providing memory sequencing hints  
A memory module includes a memory hub coupled to several memory devices. The memory hub is also coupled to receive a memory packet from a system controller containing a memory hint indicative of...
7415549 DMA completion processing mechanism  
According to one embodiment, a storage device is disclosed. The storage device includes a port having one or more lanes and a direct memory access (DMA) Descriptor Manager (DM). The DM generates...