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7913054 Digital electronic device capable of memory formatting, a method of memory formatting, digital electronic device having a function of storing and method for storing thereof  
A digital electronic device capable of memory formatting, a method for memory formatting, and a digital electronic device having a storing function and a storing method thereof are provided. The...
7911819 Apparatus and methods for a physical layout of simultaneously sub-accessible memory modules  
A layout for simultaneously sub-accessible memory modules is disclosed. In one embodiment, a memory module includes a printed circuit board having a plurality of sectors, each sector being...
7908453 Semiconductor device having a dynamically reconfigurable circuit configuration  
A semiconductor device includes a plurality of memories, a sequencer which outputs configuration information, and a memory reconfiguring circuit which reconfigures the memory area in accordance...
7908454 Application-specific heap management  
Tools and techniques for application-specific heap management are described herein. The tools may provide machine-readable storage media containing machine-readable instructions for profiling an...
7904691 Autonomically adjusting one or more computer program configuration settings when resources in a logical partition change  
A computer program communicates with a partition manager in the logical partition where the computer program is run. When resource allocation in the logical partition dynamically changes, the...
7904634 Storage terminal and information processing system  
A storage terminal includes an information storage unit, an association storage unit, a receiving unit, and a processing unit. The information storage unit includes a plurality of storage areas...
7900014 Memory request/grant daemons in virtual nodes for moving subdivided local memory space from VN to VN in nodes of a massively parallel computer system  
A memory management mechanism a nodal having multiple processors in a massively parallel computer system dynamically configures nodal memory on demand. A respective variable-sized subdivision of...
7900037 Disk drive maintaining multiple logs to expedite boot operation for a host computer  
A disk drive is disclosed wherein during a first boot operation, first boot data is transmitted from a first plurality of data sectors to a host, and a first log identifying the first plurality of...
7899989 Method and system for using a block allocation policy  
A method for writing a logical block into a storage pool includes receiving a request to write the logical block, selecting a block allocation policy, by a file system associated with the storage...
7900012 Secure storage apparatus and method for controlling the same  
The present invention discloses a storage apparatus in communication with one or more external systems, including at least one storage region, at least one logical partition formed by using a...
7895186 Method and mechanism of materialized view mix incremental refresh  
A method and system for updating both partition change track tables and non-partition track tables in a materialized view. A log-based incremental refresh is performed on the materialized view and...
7895409 Application inspection tool for determining a security partition  
An embodiment of the invention provides an apparatus and method for determining a security partition in a computer for an application. The apparatus and method can determine required system...
7890730 Methods and devices for expandable storage  
Embodiments described herein disclose methods and devices for expanding the storage capacity in a storage device, including the steps of: creating at least one partition in a storage memory of the...
7890687 Motherboard and interface control method of memory slot thereof  
The invention provides a motherboard and an interface control method of a memory slot thereof. The motherboard includes a plurality of slot groups, a bus, and an interface controller. Each of the...
7886098 Memory access security management  
A data processing apparatus and method for generating access requests is provided. A bus master is provided which can operate either in a secure domain or a non-secure domain of the data...
7886116 Bandwidth compression for shader engine store operations  
Embodiments of the present invention set forth systems and methods for compressing thread group data written to frame buffer memory to increase overall memory performance. A...
7886125 Configuration size determination in logically partitioned environment  
Method, apparatus and article of manufacture for determining memory requirements for a partition manager based on a given configuration. In one embodiment, a quantity of memory required for each...
7882326 Live migration of a logical partition  
A partition migration mechanism migrates a logical partition executing an operating system and resumes the logical partition before all resources in the logical partition have been migrated. When...
7882327 Communicating between partitions in a statically partitioned multiprocessing system  
In one embodiment, a method comprises assigning a unique node number to each of a first plurality of nodes in a first partition of a system and a second plurality of nodes in a second partition of...
7882353 Method for protecting data in a hard disk  
The present invention discloses a method for protecting data in a hard disk, which is applied to the hard disk, such that if a computer executes boot codes of the hard disk and a hard disk...
7882505 Method and apparatus for switching between per-thread and per-processor resource pools in multi-threaded programs  
In a multi-processor multi-threaded computer system, resources are dynamically assigned during program operation to either threads or processors in such a manner that resource usage is maximized....
7882319 Method and system for memory management  
A method for memory management that includes receiving a request for memory space, identifying a first memory module from a plurality of memory modules based on a first memory power management...
7877547 Method, system and circuit for efficiently managing a cache storage device  
A system, method and circuit for efficiently managing a cache storage device. A cache storage device may include a cache management module. The cache management module may be adapted to generate a...
7877551 Programmable partitioning for high-performance coherence domains in a multiprocessor system  
A multiprocessor computing system and a method of logically partitioning a multiprocessor computing system are disclosed. The multiprocessor computing system comprises a multitude of processing...
7873961 Supervisory operating system for running multiple child operating systems simultaneously and optimizing resource usage  
A method and system for supporting simultaneous operation of operating systems on a single integrated circuit. The system includes a supervisory operating system (SOS) managing execution of...
7873782 Filesystem-aware block storage system, apparatus, and method  
A filesystem-aware storage system locates and analyzes host filesystem data structures in order to determine storage usage of the host filesystem. To this end, the storage system might locate an...
7865690 Method, apparatus, and product for prohibiting unauthorized access of data stored on storage drives  
A method, apparatus, and computer program product are disclosed in a data processing system for prohibiting unauthorized access of data that is stored on storage drives. Multiple logical...
7865689 Parallel installation of logical partitions  
An apparatus and method provide parallel installation of logical partitions on a computer system. The function of a hardware maintenance console is built into a logical partition configuration...
7865688 Method and system for controlling information of logical division in a storage controller  
A storage controller is realized in which validity/invalidity of functions is settable in a unit of logical division in conformity with logical division of logical groups control is performed such...
7861055 Method and system for on-chip configurable data ram for fast memory and pseudo associative caches  
Aspects of a method and system for an on-chip configurable data RAM for fast memory and pseudo associative caches are provided. Memory banks of configurable data RAM integrated within a chip may...
7860914 Computer system for storing infinite, infinitesimal, and finite quantities and executing arithmetical operations with them  
In this invention we describe a new type of computer—infinity computer—that is able to operate with infinite, infinitesimal, and finite numbers in such a way that it becomes possible to execute...
7861054 Method and system for controlling information of logical division in a storage controller  
A storage controller is realized in which validity/invalidity of functions is settable in a unit of logical division in conformity with logical division of logical groups control is performed such...
7861028 System and method for configuration and management of flash memory  
A system and a method for configuration and management of flash memory is provided, including a flash memory, a virtual memory region, and a memory logical block region. The flash memory includes...
7861057 Storage device and data output circuit  
A memory is provided which simplifies the manufacturing process on the supplier side while satisfying specifications provided from the user side. An address space of a memory core includes an...
7861056 Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing memory management with constant defragmentation time  
Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing memory management with constant defragmentation time are disclosed. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein...
7861039 Distributed FIFO  
Circuits, methods, and apparatus for FIFO memories made up of multiple local memory arrays. These embodiments limit the number and length of interconnect lines that are necessary to join two or...
7856541 Latency aligned volume provisioning methods for interconnected multiple storage controller configuration  
A system is composed of multiple storage control modules, which are connected to each other via interconnects. The aforesaid interconnects connecting the storage control modules may cause certain...
7856632 iMEM ASCII architecture for executing system operators and processing data operators  
A computing system that includes a number of processing elements, a memory and a multi-task controller is disclosed. The computing system operates on ASCII instructions which includes a set of...
7853758 Avoiding failure of an initial program load in a logical partition of a data storage system  
An initial program load (IPL) of a logical partition (LPAR) is managed by establishing a logical path to the LPAR from a storage controller. When a notice is received by the storage controller...
7853627 Dense prefix generation for garbage collection  
A technique for establishing a dense prefix for a memory in a computer system. Memory is divided into a plurality of chunks. An efficiency factor is generated for each chunk in one or more chunks...
7853591 Protection of database operations  
A system protects database operations performed on a shared resource. The system may chunk memory to form a set of memory chunks which have memory blocks, at least some of the memory blocks...
7853757 Avoiding failure of an initial program load in a logical partition of a data storage system  
An initial program load (IPL) of a logical partition (LPAR) is managed by establishing a logical path to the LPAR from a storage controller. When a notice is received by the storage controller...
7853772 Method for managing partitions in a storage device  
A method for re-allocating memory partition space is provided. The method comprises determining when a first memory partition is full or has reached a threshold value, determining that a second...
7849278 Logical partition conversion for migration between storage units  
A technique that can efficiently achieve migration of a configuration and data between storage units with varying constructions of configuration information and that can alleviate burdens of...
7849286 Method for dynamic load balancing on partitioned systems  
Methods, systems and apparatuses to dynamically balance execution loads on a partitioned system among processor cores or among partitions.
7844792 Game disk layout  
A software tool automatically places files and folders of a software program within segments of a DVD. The segments are defined by security placeholders, and the disposition of the placeholders is...
7840772 Physical memory control using memory classes  
A method for allocating memory in a computer system is disclosed. The method includes creating a kernel memory class, the kernel memory class acting as a logical container for at least a first...
7840775 Storage system in which resources are dynamically allocated to logical partition, and logical division method for storage system  
The resources in a storage system including host IF units 101, drive IF units 102, disk drives 103, data transfer engines 105, cache memories 107, and control processors 109 are partitioning...
7840965 Selective generation of an asynchronous notification for a partition management operation in a logically-partitioned computer  
A logically-partitioned computer, program product and method utilize a flexible and adaptable communication interface between a partition and a partition manager, which permits optimal handling of...
7840773 Providing memory management within a system management mode  
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for managing memory within a system management mode (“SMM”). According to the method, a memory management program is executed within the...