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7844863 Ramped error logging system  
A method for logging a repetitive error in a computer system is provided. The repetitive error is logged after each of a series of progressively increasing time periods. The logging commences when...
7836166 Determining the service set identification of an access point in a wireless local area network  
The service set identification (SSID) of an access point (AP) in a wireless local area network (WLAN), where the AP suppresses its SSID in beacon frames broadcasted by the AP, is determined. At a...
7836348 Method and system for calculating and displaying risk  
A system for calculating and rendering a risk level. In response to receiving an input to perform an action within a data processing system, a level of risk to the data processing system to...
7823165 System and computer program product for presenting event flows using sequence diagrams  
System and computer program product having code for presenting event associations between events from one or more event flows on a display screen of a computer by: constructing a sequence diagram...
7818633 Method and apparatus for identification of program check errors indicating code with high potential for storage overlay  
In a data processing system, in order to provide its operating system with a better mechanism to identify and track addressing errors with a high potential to cause a storage overlay, it is first...
7818624 Processor bus for performance monitoring with digests  
A method for monitoring event occurrences from a plurality of processor units at a centralized location via a dedicated bus coupled between the plurality of processor units and the centralized...
7814288 Protecting memory operations involving zero byte allocations  
Applications are protected from being exposed to exploits and instabilities due to memory operations involving zero byte allocations. Memory operations involving a zero byte allocation are handled...
7809816 Imaging viewer systems and methods  
Systems and methods according to the present invention address this need and others by providing images to a remote user through the use of instant messaging techniques.
7809681 Method for analyzing data and data analysis apparatus  
When logs are analyzed, an analysis with consistency is carried out on the presumption that shifting occurs among time stamps of logs output from a plurality of apparatuses engaged in time...
7805509 System and method for performance management in a multi-tier computing environment  
Apparatus for monitoring a selected tier in a multi-tier computing environment, the apparatus including a context agent and a dynamic tier extension, the context agent associated with the selected...
7805650 Semiconductor integrated circuit and debug mode determination method  
A semiconductor integrated circuit has a terminal to input a debug signal which specifies a debug mode, a reset circuit to generate a reset signal when a power is turned ON, and a debug mode...
7804852 Systems and methods for definition and use of a common time base in multi-protocol environments  
Systems, device and methods are provided for determining a reference clock frequency for use by a multi-protocol analyzer in connection with a multi-protocol communications system. Initially, the...
7802232 Software robustness through search for robust runtime implementations  
Software program robustness is improved by successfully masking memory safety errors in the software program. For instance, at least some memory safety errors in a software program can be masked...
7788370 Computer product, request grouping apparatus, and request grouping method  
Request grouping rules are maintained for grouping a system request based on information relating to a character string in the system request; call relation sets are created from the system...
7779094 Event problem report bundles in XML format  
A network device may include logic configured to detect that an event has occurred in the network device, determine an XML document structure based on the detected event, and generate an XML...
7774657 Automatically estimating correlation between hardware or software changes and problem events  
Automated estimation that a hardware or software change is correlated with one or more problem events. In addition to identifying that a change has occurred, one or more problem events are...
7774659 Method of monitoring the correct operation of a computer  
The present invention relates to computers executing in time-share mode, under the control of their operating systems, a number of separate and independent application programs. The present...
7770081 Interface circuit for a single logic input pin of an electronic system  
An interface circuit for a single logic input pin of an electronic system, comprising a decoder for converting a pulse coded signal applied to said pin to a sequence of logic low and logic high...
7760859 Intelligent communications network tap port aggregator  
Intelligent network tap port aggregators for use in monitoring a network and methods for use therein are presented including: a number of device interface terminals for receiving network feeds; a...
7757129 Generalized trace and log facility for first error data collection  
A generalized trace and log facility is employed to collect data, including data associated with the first occurrence of an error. The facility provides standardized application programming...
7743282 Capturing computer application diagnostics  
A diagnostic system in an aspect-oriented data processing environment is provided. The environment comprises a data processing system having an operating system for executing an application,...
7743137 Automatically targeting notifications about events on a network to appropriate persons  
Automatically notifying, in response to an event associated with a particular server and/or application on a network, only appropriate person(s) such as, for example, only the IT member(s)...
7743296 Logic analyzer systems and methods for programmable logic devices  
A method of programming a programmable logic device (PLD), in accordance with an embodiment, includes receiving trigger unit information of a logic analyzer via a software interface for monitoring...
7739333 Management of organizational boundaries in unified communications systems  
In general, this disclosure describes techniques of controlling communications occurring in a unified communications system. As described herein, a directory is established at a server system that...
7739666 Analyzing software users with instrumentation data and user group modeling and analysis  
Described is a technology by which software instrumentation data collected from user program sessions are analyzed, including by determining program usage metrics and/or command usage metrics....
7739552 Tapping a memory card  
A protocol analyzer for analyzing traffic on a bus. A system includes a tap, a pod and an analyzer. The tap includes differential inputs for the bus. One of the differential inputs is a line from...
7734774 In-operation system check processing device, method, and program thereof  
In an in-operation system check processing device, an automatic exploration unit automatically checks presence/absence of devices of the in-operation system and relationship between the devices...
7734775 Method of semi-automatic data collection, data analysis, and model generation for the performance analysis of enterprise applications  
A method of semi-automatic data collection, data analysis and model generation for performance analysis of computer networks and software is provided. The invention provides a graphical user...
7730494 Methods and apparatus for service and network management event correlation  
Service and network management events are correlated, enabling a user to correlate all the application and network events that stem from a common fault without requiring repeated and exhaustive...
7725773 Method, apparatus and program storage device for extending dispersion frame technique behavior using dynamic rule sets  
A method, apparatus and program storage device for providing control of statistical processing of error data over a multitude of sources using a dynamically modifiable DFT rule set is disclosed....
7720965 Client health validation using historical data  
Implementations of client health validation using historical data are described. In one implementation, historical data on a client, such as a laptop, attempting to access a network is scanned....
7720636 Performance monitors (PMs) for measuring performance in a system and providing a record of transactions performed  
Performance monitors (PMs) are provided in a system to identify the execution time for data being transferred within the system and determine operation parameters of the system based on the rate...
7714864 Visual resource profiler for graphical applications  
A visual representation of performance data is displayed for a target application. The visual representation includes a visual indicator associated with a visual element of the target application....
7715037 Bi-directional remote visualization for supporting collaborative machine troubleshooting  
A communication system and apparatus for a xerographic imaging system for enhanced collaborative communication between the machine user and the remote troubleshooting advisor. The machine includes...
7707285 System and method for generating and using fingerprints for integrity management  
A system and method is provided for capturing and using problem fingerprints in an Information Technology (IT) infrastructure for integrity management. A fingerprint of the transaction topology in...
7707459 Embedded systems debugging  
The invention relates to a data processing system comprising a central processing unit, a first memory coupled to the central processing unit for storing variable data values, an eventing engine...
7702775 Monitoring a local area network  
A wireless local area network (WLAN) is monitored by receiving transmissions exchanged between one or more stations and an access point (AP) in the WLAN using a detector located in the WLAN. A...
7693982 Automated diagnosis and forecasting of service level objective states  
Systems, methods, and software used in performing automated diagnosis and identification of or forecasting service level object states. Some embodiments include building classifier models based on...
7694022 Method and system for filtering communications to prevent exploitation of a software vulnerability  
A method and system for protecting an application that implements a communication protocol against exploitation of a communication-based vulnerability is provided. A protection system provides a...
7689870 Efficient and flexible trace trigger handling for non-concurrent events  
A method and system for creating trace triggers from non-concurrent events, the system comprising: a trace trigger mechanism including: a plurality of multiplexers for breaking down a plurality of...
7684548 Notification and response system with attendance tracking features  
A notification and response system utilizes an administrator interface to transmit an attendance messages from an administrator to a contact devices for guardians, employees, and students...
7681077 Graphics system with reduced shadowed state memory requirements  
A graphics processing unit has a reduced memory space shadow memory as a source of state information for performing validation of commands. The reduced memory space shadow memory is smaller in...
7676572 Diagnostic information management system  
A diagnostic information management system having a field controller which sends diagnostic information indicating contents of a failure which occurs in the field, to a viewer via a network; and...
7676714 Extender strip and test assembly for testing memory card operation  
A system and method are disclosed for testing operation of a memory card within an electronic host device. The system includes a flat flexible cable, or strip, for electrically coupling between...
7676699 Event trace conditional logging  
Use of configuration information to specify particular conditions under which trace events are to be logged. When accessing trace events generated by various modules, configuration data is...
7673182 Method and apparatus for obtaining stack traceback data for multiple computing nodes of a massively parallel computer system  
A data collector for a massively parallel computer system obtains call-return stack traceback data for multiple nodes by retrieving partial call-return stack traceback data from each node,...
7673183 Identifying temporal ambiguity in an aggregated log stream  
A method and system for ordering and aggregating log streams. Log streams for events from different sources are received. If different sources have different recording cycles, or time epochs, that...
7664985 Watchdog system in a distributed computerized application environment  
In a method and a device for monitoring and reestablishment of a number of processes in a distributed application environment, wherein each process is associated with a process group and all...
7661033 Method and system for establishing network connections  
A method, computer readable medium and computer system for repairing a failed network connection between a client system and a network is disclosed. In a first aspect, the method preferably...
7650555 Method and apparatus for characterizing components of a device under test using on-chip trace logic analyzer  
A test system is disclosed wherein a device under test (DUT) includes a trace logic analyzer (TLA) that receives and stores test data. The test system includes both a master tester and a slave...