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8307220 Managing power consumption of a computer  
Methods, computers, and products for managing power consumption of a computer, the computer including a computer processor and managing power consumption of a computer includes: dynamically during...
8307132 Control of an external storage device with a plurality of storage units  
A control device controls an external storage device with a plurality of storage units which can be driven and stopped independently. The control device comprises: a display control unit; a...
8301917 Method and apparatus for managing power from a sequestered partition of a processing system  
A processing system may include a first processing unit for a legacy partition and a second processing unit for a sequestered partition. In one embodiment, a first interrupt handler in the legacy...
8301928 Automatic wakeup handling on access in shared memory controller  
A hardware based wake-up scheme initiates memory power-up upon a normal access to a powered down memory. The access that triggered the power-up is buffered. Further accesses are stalled until the...
8301916 Method and apparatus for a computing system having an active sleep mode CPU that uses the cache of a normal active mode CPU  
A method is described that involves storing active sleep mode software instructions to be executed by a low end central processing unit into an on chip cache that caches normal active mode...
8301913 System and method for dynamic power provisioning for a wireless access point  
A system and method for dynamic power provisioning for a wireless access point. Various types of power management information (e.g., number of users, connection speed, etc.) can be used in a...
8296595 Method and apparatus for regulating transceiver power consumption for a transceiver in a communications network  
A method and apparatus for regulating transceiver power consumption for a transceiver in a communications network. Data received by the transceiver is monitored to detect the presence or absence...
8296594 Information processing apparatus capable of being instructed to power off by a command from external apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium  
An image processing apparatus that is capable of being instructed to power off, by a power switch or a command from an external apparatus, and is capable of executing the restart thereof under...
8296590 Budget-based power consumption for application execution on a plurality of compute nodes  
Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for budget-based power consumption for application execution on a plurality of compute nodes that include: assigning an execution priority to each of...
8291243 Adaptive computing responsive to environmental conditions  
Methods, including service methods, articles of manufacture, systems, articles and programmable devices are provided for adapting the power consumption of a computational device in response to...
8291246 High speed network interface with automatic power management with auto-negotiation  
A power management circuit for managing power of a network interface is provided. The network interface includes a medium interface unit coupled to a network media supporting at least a high speed...
8291250 Management of power states in a portable computing device  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for managing power states in a personal computing device, while maintaining a perception by the user of “instant on”...
8291251 Systems and methods for modular power management  
Various systems and methods for power management are disclosed herein. For example, a modular, adaptive power management system for use in a hard disk drive system is disclosed. This modular,...
8291247 Method and system for predicting use of an external device and removing the external device from a low power mode  
A system and method for removing a portion of a system such as an external device from lower power mode includes a host device and an external device in communication with the host device. The...
8291200 Reduced power load/store queue searching by comparing subsets of address bits and enabling second subset comparison based on first subset comparison result  
A comparison circuit can reduce the amount of power consumed when searching a load queue or a store queue of a microprocessor. Some embodiments of the comparison circuit use a comparison unit that...
8291241 Low power peer detection circuit  
Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting the connection of a FireWire peer to a FireWire device. In one embodiment, a device may determine whether a peer connection is present based on peer...
8285557 Apparatus, system and method for buffering audio data to allow low power states in a processing system during audio playback  
An audio data stream from a processing system may be buffered to allow low power states in the processing system during audio playback. An audio buffer may be provided external to the processing...
8286014 Power management for a system on a chip (SoC)  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for sending a first link handshake signal between a first subsystem and a power management unit (PMU) of a system on a chip (SoC) to...
8285887 Link state detection system for network cable  
A link detection system for a network cable is applicable for detecting a connection state of the network cable. If the network cable is connected to the link detection system, the network state...
8286019 Power efficient data storage with data de-duplication  
A storage system includes a first de-duplication scope comprising a first volume, a first table of hash values corresponding to first chunks of data stored on the first volume, and a first table...
8286018 Power management in data storage device determining utilization of a control circuit by its rate of command processing  
A power management circuit is provided for a data storage device that is adapted for communicating with a host via an interface circuit. The power management circuit is responsive to a utilization...
8286015 Storage array power management using lifecycle information  
A multi-device storage system can be arranged into power saving systems by placing one or more storage devices into a reduced power consuming state when the storage activity associated with the...
8286007 Hybrid technique in energy efficient ethernet physical layer devices  
A hybrid technique in energy efficient Ethernet (EEE) physical layer devices (PHYs). A hybrid approach is defined that combines multiple low power modes. In one embodiment, the hybrid approach...
8286165 Server management apparatus and server management method  
A server management apparatus for lowering migration costs during scale-in/scale-out and workload consolidation of a cluster system(s) to thereby reduce power consumption is disclosed. The...
8285924 Cache control system  
A cache control system is disclosed for use with data storage apparatus having a movably mounted storage element, such as a magnetic or optical disk and solid-state cache memory, in which the...
8275915 Link state detection system for network cable  
A link detection system for a network cable is applicable for detecting a connection state of the network cable. If the network cable is connected to the link detection system, the network state...
8276011 System and method for tunneling control over a MAC/PHY interface for legacy ASIC support  
A system and method for tunneling control over a MAC/PHY interface for legacy ASIC support. Energy efficient Ethernet control or status information can be communicated over a MAC/PHY interface...
8276008 System and method for managing energy consumption in a compute environment  
A system, method and non-transitory computer readable storage medium are disclosed for managing workload in a data center. The method includes receiving, at a workload manager, energy consumption...
8276000 System and method for supplying power to a load using deep-sleep-mode power supplies  
A system and method are provided for supplying power to a load using deep-sleep-mode power supplies. Each of plural switching power supplies includes an input converter, an output converter and a...
8276004 Systems and methods for energy efficient load balancing at server clusters  
Methods and systems to balance the load among a set of processing units, such as servers, in a manner that allows the servers periods of low power consumption. This allows energy efficient...
8276003 Reducing current draw of a plurality of solid state drives at computer startup  
Reducing current draw of solid state drives from a shared power supply of a computer at computer startup, each SSD including computer memory, a capacitor, a disk controller, and a charge...
8276002 Power delivery in a heterogeneous 3-D stacked apparatus  
A heterogeneous three-dimensional (3-D) stacked apparatus is provided that includes multiple layers arranged in a stacked configuration with a lower layer configured to receive a board-level...
8271818 Managing under-utilized resources in a computer  
A method, and a corresponding system, for managing under-utilized resources in a computer system includes the steps of monitoring performance of workloads executing on the computer system, where...
8271812 Hardware automatic performance state transitions in system on processor sleep and wake events  
In an embodiment, a power management unit (PMU) may automatically transition (in hardware) the performance states of one or more performance domains in a system. The target performance states to...
8271810 Method and apparatus for dynamically detecting environmental conditions and adjusting drive strength in response to the detecting  
Disclosed is a dynamic detector to detect an environmental condition including a power-supply level relative to a predetermined threshold signal during a training phase; and an adjustable buffer,...
8271819 Methods and systems for initiating power to an information handling system  
An information handling system (IHS) is disclosed providing a power supply operable to provide an output current to the IHS during power initiation. The IHS may also include a first power...
8271808 Computer system, subordinate device, and power supply control method  
A computer system includes a main device and a subordinate device. Data transmission and reception by means of an optical transmission system are performed by connecting the main device and the...
8271807 System and method for managing energy consumption in a compute environment  
A system, method and computer readable medium are disclosed for reducing power consumption in clusters, grids, on-demand centers, and so forth. The principles disclosed herein can reduce both...
8271809 On-chip power proxy based architecture  
Illustrative embodiments estimate power consumption within a multi-core microprocessor chip. An authorized user selects a set of activities to be monitored. A value for each activity of the set of...
8271813 System and method for managing energy consumption in a compute environment  
A system, method and non-transitory computer readable storage medium are disclosed for managing workload in a data center. The method includes receiving, at a workload manager, energy consumption...
8266465 System for conserving battery life in a battery operated device  
A battery operated device includes a receiver for receiving a transmission that includes a postamble. A sensor, in a tire, measures a parameter of the tire and outputs data indicative of the...
8266464 Power controller, a method of operating the power controller and a semiconductor memory system employing the same  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a power controller, a method of operating a power controller and a semiconductor memory system. In one embodiment, the power controller is for use...
8266362 Device connection routing for controllers  
Device connection routing for controllers is provided. A computing device is configured with multiple controllers that provide connections for peripheral devices. The controllers enable the...
8261101 Self power down integrated circuit  
A suspend mode is provided that can be asserted using an Internal Configuration Access Port (ICAP) of an integrated circuit such as a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), as supposed to a...
8261108 Information handling system including wireless scanning feature  
An information handling system (IHS) is provided which includes a system processor and a wireless section coupled to the system processor. While the system processor remains in a reduced power...
8261114 System and method for dynamic energy efficient ethernet control policy based on user or device profiles and usage parameters  
A system and method for dynamic energy efficient Ethernet (EEE) control policy based on user or device profiles and usage parameters. The analysis by an EEE control policy can consider user or...
8259119 System and method for switching between graphical processing units  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for dynamically switching between a power-saving integrated graphics processing unit (IGPU) and a higher-performance discrete...
8261115 Sub-processor configured to execute a specific program stored in the first memory or second memory on behalf of the main processor  
A processing device may comprise a first controlling unit, a second controlling unit, a first memory and a second memory. The second memory may be set to a normal operation mode in a case where...
8261036 Storage system comprising function for reducing power consumption  
For at least one of storage unit, processor and cache memory which are I/O process-participating devices related to I/O command process, when a load of one or more I/O process-participating...
8260890 Dual stack module controlling apparatus for low power consumption  
A dual stack module controlling apparatus for low power consumption is disclosed. The dual stack module controlling apparatus for low power consumption includes an IP address version determining...