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Richard Louis Arndt, Bruce Leroy Beukema, David F Craddock, Ronald Edward Fuhs, Thomas Anthony Gregg, Calvin Charles Paynton, Steven L Rogers, Donald William Schmidt, Bruce Marshall Walk: Infiniband general services queue pair virtualization for multiple logical ports on a single physical port. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, Diana R Gerhardt, June 30, 2009: US07555002 (101 worldwide citation)

An aliased queue pair is provided within a logically partitioned data processing system for each logical partition for the single general services management queue pair that exists within a physical host channel adapter. Packets intended for the logical ports are received at the physical port. Multi ...


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James C Colson, Brian Lee White Eagle: System and method enabling future messaging directives based on past participation via a history monitor. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert H Frantz, Diana R Gerhardt, December 2, 2008: US07461151 (54 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling the flow of documents by associating Globally Unique Identifiers with each original document, each reply document, each copy document and each forwarded document, such as e-mail messages. Historical analysis is performed on a locally stored history records contain ...


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Richard Louis Arndt, Giora Biran, Vadim Makhervaks, Renato John Recio, Leah Shalev, Jaya Srikrishnan: Interrupt mechanism on an IO adapter that supports virtualization. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Diana R Gerhardt, Gerald H Glanzman, August 21, 2007: US07260664 (51 worldwide citation)

A mechanism for handling event notifications or interrupts in a logically partitioned computing system having IO adapters that support adapter virtualization are provided. A virtual adapter associated with a physical IO adapter detects an event, identifies a logical partition associated with the eve ...


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Mark Andrew Brittain, Edgar Rolando Cordero, Sanjeev Ghai, Warren Edward Maule: Streaming reads for early processing in a cascaded memory subsystem with buffered memory devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Diana R Gerhardt, Dillon & Yudell, February 26, 2008: US07337293 (51 worldwide citation)

A memory subsystem completes multiple read operations in parallel, utilizing the functionality of buffered memory modules in a daisy chain topology. A variable read latency is provided with each read command to enable memory modules to run independently in the memory subsystem. Busy periods of the m ...


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Thomas Richard Forrer Jr, Jason Eric Moore, Asghar Tavasoli, Abel Enrique Zuzuarregui: Method and apparatus using hard disk drive for enhanced non-volatile caching. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Diana R Gerhardt, Lisa L B Yociss, December 2, 2008: US07461202 (48 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for allocating a portion of the OD zone of a hard drive disk to be a non-volatile (NV) caching space, where all writes to the disk are carried out. These write operations can be performed much faster than with conventional techniques, and storage costs may be signi ...


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David William Boerstler, Eskinder Hailu: Adaptive method and apparatus to control loop bandwidth of a phase lock loop. International Business Machines Corporation, Carr, Diana R Gerhardt, December 27, 2005: US06980060 (48 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a PLL (Phase Lock Loop) reducing the lock-in-time of the phase lock loop by altering the impedance of the damping resistor portion of the included LPF (Low Pass Filter) as a function of the difference in frequency or phase between a PLL applied reference frequency and the output frequen ...


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Van Hoa Lee: Method and apparatus to change the operating frequency of system core logic to maximize system memory bandwidth. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Diana R Gerhardt, Hope Shimabuku, January 22, 2008: US07321979 (42 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for changing an operating frequency for a system core logic used to interface to memory in the multi-processor data processing system. A determination is made as to whether the operating frequency should be changed from a default frequency to another fr ...


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Mark Andrew Brittain, Edgar Rolando Cordero, James Stephen Fields Jr, Warren Edward Maule, Eric Eugene Retter: Dynamic power management via DIMM read operation limiter. International Business Machines Corporation, Diana R Gerhardt, Dillon & Yudell, September 2, 2008: US07421598 (39 worldwide citation)

A method and system for enabling directed temperature/power management at the DIMM-level and/or DRAM-level utilizing intelligent scheduling of memory access operations received at the memory controller. Hot spots within the memory subsystem, caused by operating the DIMMs/DRAMs above predetermined/pr ...


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Richard W Doing, Michael O Klett, Kevin N Magill, Brian R Mestan, David Mui, Balaram Sinharoy, Jeffrey R Summers: Method and apparatus for dynamically managing instruction buffer depths for non-predicted branches. International Business Machines Corporation, Mitch Harris Atty at Law, Andrew M Harris, Diana R Gerhardt, August 17, 2010: US07779232 (35 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dynamically managing instruction buffer depths for non-predicted branches reduces wasted energy and resources associated with low confidence branch prediction conditions. A portion of the instruction buffer for a instruction thread is allocated for storing predicted branch ...


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Julianne Frances Haugh, Richard Perry Youngman: Reservation of TCP/UDP ports using UID, GID or process name. International Business Machines Corporation, Diana R Gerhardt, Dillon & Yudell, October 23, 2007: US07287077 (32 worldwide citation)

A method for enhancing port allocation procedures in a computer network by reserving specific ports to particular users and processes. Access protocol for ports are modified to enable a system administrator to defined/pre-select particular users and processes that may access the specific ports. A ta ...



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