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David Craddock, Charles W Gainey Jr, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Operating system notification of actions to be taken responsive to adapter events. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Campbell, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, August 6, 2013: US08505032 (14 worldwide citation)

Notification of hardware actions to be taken responsive to hardware events is facilitated. An operating system coupled, but external to, the hardware notifies firmware of the hardware action to be taken.


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Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Charles W Gainey Jr, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku, Peter K Szwed: Managing processing associated with hardware events. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Campbell, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, August 13, 2013: US08510599 (5 worldwide citation)

Detection, notification and/or processing of events, such as errors associated with adapters, are facilitated. Hardware detects an event, places one or more adapters in an error state to prevent access to/from the adapters, and notifies the operating system of the event.


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Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Charles W Gainey Jr, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Discovery by operating system of information relating to adapter functions accessible to the operating system. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Campbell, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, December 31, 2013: US08621112 (2 worldwide citation)

A tiered discovery capability is employed to obtain attributes regarding adapters of an I/O configuration. The first tier obtains a list of the adapter functions accessible to an operating system; the second tier obtains attributes regarding a selected adapter function of the list of adapter functio ...


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Catherine K Eilert, Jeffrey P Kubala, Jeffrey M Nick, Peter B Yocom: Method, system and program products for managing central processing unit resources of a computing environment. International Business Machines Corporation, William A Kinnaman Jr Esq, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, July 1, 2003: US06587938 (100 worldwide citation)

Central processing unit (CPU) resources are managed within a computing environment. When the allocation of CPU resources to a partition of the computing environment is to be adjusted, the allocation is adjusted dynamically. This dynamic adjustment is across at least two partitions of the computing e ...


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Francis E Johnson, Gary M King, William J Rooney, Peter B Yocom: Method, system and program products for projecting the impact of configuration changes on controllers. International Business Machines Corporation, Andrew J Wojnicki Esq, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, June 15, 2004: US06751683 (58 worldwide citation)

An impact of configuration changes on controllers is projected. This projection quantifies the impact for each controller affected by the change, such that it is known by a quantifiable value how much the change impacts the controller. In order to project the impact, a projected I/O velocity of the ...


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David A Elko, Steven N Goss, Michael J Jordan, David H Surman, Wendell W Wilkinson: Halting execution of duplexed commands. International Business Machines Corporation, Eugene I Shkurko Esq, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, February 21, 2006: US07003700 (55 worldwide citation)

A coupling facility is coupled to one or more other coupling facilities via one or more peer links. The coupling of the facilities enables various functions to be supported, including the duplexing of structures of the coupling facilities. Duplexing is performed on a structure basis, and thus, a cou ...


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Steven G Glassen, Marten J Halma, Eugene P Hefferon, Allan S Meritt, Kenneth J Oakes, Harry M Yudenfriend: Measuring utilization of individual components of channels. International Business Machines Corporation, Eugene I Shkurko Esq, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, November 8, 2005: US06963940 (54 worldwide citation)

The utilization of various individual components of a channel is determined in order to learn which portion of a channel is busy and to what extent that portion is busy. The determination of a component's utilization is dependent on the type of component, as well as the operational characteristics o ...


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Marcos N Novaes, Gregory D Laib, Jeffrey S Lucash, Ronald T Goering, George Sohos: Method, system and program products for automatically configuring clusters of a computing environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence D Cutter Esq, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, April 20, 2004: US06725261 (54 worldwide citation)

Various components are provided to manage a clustered environment. These components include a System Registry that provides a global data storage; a Configuration manager that stores data locally on nodes of the clustered environment and globally within the System Registry; a Liveness component to p ...