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9043575 Managing CPU resources for high availability micro-partitions  
A partition manager relocates a logical partition from a primary shared processor pool to a secondary shared processor pool in response to a predetermined condition, such as a hardware failure....
9032180 Managing CPU resources for high availability micro-partitions  
A primary processing unit entitlement is determined for a logical partition. A smaller secondary processing unit entitlement is also determined. A partition manager allocates primary processing...
9021298 Integrated circuit with error repair and fault tolerance  
An integrated circuit is provided with error detection circuitry and error repair circuitry. Error tolerance circuitry is responsive to a control parameter to selectively disable the error repair...
9009528 Scalar readXF instruction for processing vectors  
The described embodiments include a processor that handles faults. The processor first receives an input vector, a control vector, and a predicate vector, each vector comprising a plurality of...
9003225 Confirming store-to-load forwards  
A processor includes a store queue that stores information representing store instructions. In response to retirement of a store instruction, the processor invalidates the corresponding entry in...
8984334 Processor and method of controlling execution of processes  
A processor includes a plurality of processing sections, each of which executes a predetermined process. A plurality of fault detecting circuits are respectively provided for the plurality of...
8984318 System and method to avoid resynchronization when protecting multiple servers  
In a computer system, a standby master processor is configured to serve as a backup processor for an active master processor. A third party replica processor is configured to monitor and record...
8983961 High availability for cloud servers  
A high availability system in a cloud computing environment includes a snapshot manager disposed in a mirror environment having at least one computer server and a plurality of virtual machines...
8972711 CPU core unlocking device applied to computer system  
A CPU core unlocking device applied to a computer system is provided. The core unlocking device includes a CPU having a plurality of signal terminals and a core unlocking executing unit having a...
8972780 Low-latency fault-tolerant virtual machines  
A system and method are disclosed for managing a plurality of virtual machines (VMs) in a fault-tolerant and low-latency manner. In accordance with one example, a computer system executes a first...
8959392 Redundant two-processor controller and control method  
A redundant two-processor controller having a first processor (1) and a second processor (1) for the synchronous execution of a control program. The controller having at least a first multiplexer...
8949663 Multi-core processor including a monitored processor core whose process result is to be monitored by a number of processors based on processing load  
A multi-core processor includes a monitored processor core whose process result is to be monitored; a monitoring processor core group including two or more monitoring processors which can perform...
8938642 Confirm instruction for processing vectors  
The described embodiments include a processor with a fault status register (FSR) that executes a Confirm instruction. In these embodiments, when executing the Confirm instruction, the processor...
8930753 System, method and apparatus for error correction in multi-processor systems  
This disclosure provides apparatus, methods and systems for error correction in multi processor systems. Some implementations include a plurality of computing modules, each computing module...
8930751 Initializing replication in a virtual machine  
Techniques for initializing a replication relationship between virtual machines are described herein. The techniques include performing one or more pre-requisite checks, determining, at least...
8923138 Packet relay device, packet relay system, and fault detection method  
A fault that cannot be autonomously detected by all or a specific software module and all or a specific hardware device which realize the packet transmitting/receiving function is detected, and...
8924779 Proxy responder for handling anomalies in a hardware system  
An apparatus for handling anomalies in a hardware system including a master device and at least one slave device coupled with the master device through an interconnect device is provided. The...
8924780 Method of providing high integrity processing  
A method of providing synchronization and integrity checking in a high integrity processing system having at least two redundant processing lanes, with each lane having an application processor,...
8917793 Communication circuit, communication network, and connecting apparatus  
The present invention provides a communication circuit, a communication network, and a connecting apparatus that can realize communication with very high reliability using a simple wiring system,...
8914672 General purpose hardware to replace faulty core components that may also provide additional processor functionality  
An apparatus and method is described herein for replacing faulty core components. General purpose hardware is provided to replace core pipeline components, such as execution units. In the...
8903574 System and method for vehicle communication, vehicle control, and/or route inspection  
In a system and method for communicating data in a locomotive consist or other vehicle consist (comprising at least first and second linked vehicles), a first electronic component in the first...
8898516 Fault-tolerant computer system  
A system and method for providing a fault-tolerant basis to execute instructions is disclosed. The system comprises an error detector, a rewriting module, a recovery engine, a fault locator and a...
8892943 Electronic device and method for verifying correct program execution  
An electronic device is provided which comprises a microprocessor for executing a program code and a first hardware code path verifying (CPV) stage coupled to the microprocessor. The hardware CPV...
8875142 Job scheduling on a multiprocessing system based on reliability and performance rankings of processors and weighted effect of detected errors  
A multi processor computing system managing tasks based on the health index of the plurality of processors and the priority of tasks to be scheduled. The method comprise receiving the tasks to be...
8874959 Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and information processing program  
A CPU I/F decodes a signal transmitted from a CPU to a target location, and transmits the decoded signal to a mediating module mediating with the target location and to an access log recording...
8862290 Flight system for an aircraft having an autoland system  
A method and system for operating an aircraft having an autoflight system comprising flight guidance functionality and autoland functionality providing input to a flight control system such that...
8862932 Read XF instruction for processing vectors  
The described embodiments include a processor that handles faults. The processor first receives a first input vector, a control vector, and a predicate vector, each vector comprising a plurality...
8862935 Integrated circuit with error repair and fault tolerance  
An integrated circuit is provided with error detection circuitry and error repair circuitry. Error tolerance circuitry is responsive to a control parameter to selectively disable the error repair...
8850262 Inter-processor failure detection and recovery  
An approach to detecting processor failure in a multi-processor environment is disclosed. The approach may include having each CPU in the system responsible for monitoring another CPU in the...
8843249 Method and device for the passivation of guidance orders of an aircraft  
A device for verifying guidance orders includes a passivation device for implementing comparisons between guidance orders from at least three different equipments in order to generate a passivated...
8826064 Biologically inspired hardware cell architecture  
Disclosed is a system comprising: —a reconfigurable hardware platform; —a plurality of hardware units defined as cells adapted to be programmed to provide self-organization and self-maintenance of...
8819459 Reducing power consumption in cluster system of mutual standby type  
A cluster system of mutual standby type forms groups each composed of a job execution system and a job standby system for taking over the job when problems occur in the job execution system, and...
8819483 Computing device with redundant, dissimilar operating systems  
The adverse impact of system abnormalities, such as crashes or other failures or problems, is minimized by switching control of a computing device from a first operating system to a second...
8812904 Systems and methods for load balancing via a plurality of virtual servers upon failover using metrics from a backup virtual server  
The present invention provides methods and systems for performing load balancing via a plurality of virtual servers upon a failover using metrics from a backup virtual server. The methods and...
8812905 Self-repairable semiconductor and method thereof  
A semiconductor device includes a plurality of processors and a spare processor configured to perform respective processing functions. A plurality of first switches is located at respective inputs...
8806251 Image forming apparatus operating in normal operation mode or power save operation mode utilizing two processors  
An electric device is capable of operating in a normal operation mode and a power save operation mode. The electric device includes a first processor for processing information input externally in...
8806294 Error detection within a memory  
Embodiments of systems and methods for detecting errors that occur in association with an access to a memory and providing an associated error status are presented herein. According to one...
8799706 Method and system of exchanging information between processors  
A method and system of exchanging information between processors. At least some of the illustrative embodiments may be a method comprising exchanging information between a plurality of processors...
8788874 Container system and monitoring method for container system  
A container system and a monitoring method for the container system are provided. The container system includes a plurality of servers and a master server node. The servers are arranged in N...
8769338 Saving and restoring states through low power mode  
An integrated circuit is disclosed including one or more communication devices, an operational controller configured by a state device in a normal mode for the communication device, which may...
8762776 Recovering from a thread hang  
A method, computer-readable storage medium, and computer system are provided. In an embodiment, a detection is made that at least one thread, in a plurality of threads executing in a computer, has...
8751857 Monitoring of highly available virtual machines  
A host controller is coupled to host computers that host virtual machines. At least one of the virtual machines is a highly available virtual machine. The host controller detects a change in...
8745440 Computer-implemented system and method for providing software fault tolerance  
A computer-implemented method for providing software fault tolerance is provided. A multithreaded program is executed. The program execution includes a plurality of multithreaded processes. A set...
8745129 Client with standby server connection function and method thereof  
A process giving a client the capability of fixing the time within which it may attempt to connect itself to a standby server and a method thereof are provided. The client records the length of...
8726072 System and method for improving cluster performance using an operation thread for passive nodes  
A system for providing improved cluster operation performance comprises a storage system and a cluster system communicatively coupled to the storage system. The cluster system comprises an active...
8719622 Recording and preventing crash in an appliance  
A computer implemented method for recording a crash in an appliance is provided. The method includes the following steps: running a core process to perform a transaction, which will make the core...
8719623 Optimized placement of virtual machines in a network environment  
Systems and methods for reducing risk of service interruptions for one or more virtual machines (VMs) in a computing environment are provided. The method comprises computing a placement scheme for...
8719626 Proactively removing channel paths in error from a variable scope of I/O devices  
A channel path error correction system includes a processor with one or more channels and a switch operatively coupled to the one or more channels of the processor. The system also includes an I/O...
8713361 Error protection for pipeline resources  
At an instruction pipeline of a data processor, pipeline resource conflicts are detected by setting, for each executing instruction, one or more assignment indicators to indicate which pipeline...
8713378 Health monitoring of applications in a guest partition  
A health monitoring technique monitors the health and performance of applications executing in a guest partition in a virtualized environment. In an embodiment, a guest integration component...