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Robert S Blackmore, Fu Chung Chang, Piyush Chaudhary, Jason E Goscinski, Rama K Govindaraju, Leonard W Helmer Jr, Peter H Hochschild, John S Houston, Steven J Martin, Donald G Grice: Failover mechanisms in RDMA operations. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven Chiu Esq, Kevin P Radigan Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, September 20, 2011: US08023417 (11 worldwide citation)

In remote direct memory access transfers in a multinode data processing system in which the nodes communicate with one another through communication adapters coupled to a switch or network, failures in the nodes or in the communication adapters can produce the phenomenon known as trickle traffic, wh ...


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Erik T Carlson, Ali Y Duale: Method and system for optimizing floating point conversion between different bases. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, August 2, 2011: US07991811 (11 worldwide citation)

A method of performing floating-point conversions in a digital computing system includes determining a source coefficient, c1, and a source exponent, n, of an input value represented by a floating-point number in a source base, b1; converting the source coefficient to a common base, b2, and storing ...


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Mark A Check, David F Craddock, Thomas A Gregg, Pak kin Mak, Gary E Strait: Memory error isolation and recovery in a multiprocessor computer system. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, February 18, 2014: US08656228 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and computer implemented method for isolating errors in a computer system is provided. The method includes receiving a direct memory access (DMA) command to access a computer memory, a read response, or an interrupt; associating the DMA command to access the computer memory, the read respon ...


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Levi A Campbell, Richard C Chu, Milnes P David, Michael J Ellsworth, Madhusudan K Iyengar, Robert E Simons: Multi-rack assembly with shared cooling apparatus. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven Chiu Esq, Kevin P Radigan Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, August 26, 2014: US08817465 (10 worldwide citation)

A method is provided which includes providing a multi-rack assembly having adjacent first and second electronics racks, each being at least partially air-cooled, and an air-to-liquid heat exchanger associated with the first rack for cooling at least a portion of air passing through the first rack. T ...


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Levi A Campbell, Richard C Chu, Milnes P David, Michael J Ellsworth, Madhusudan K Iyengar, Robert E Simons, Prabjit Singh: Two-phase, water-based immersion-cooling apparatus with passive deionization. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven Chiu Esq, Kevin P Radigan Esq, Helsin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, August 19, 2014: US08806749 (10 worldwide citation)

Cooling apparatuses, cooled electronic modules and methods of fabrication are provided for fluid immersion-cooling of an electronic component(s). The method includes, for instance: securing a housing about an electronic component to be cooled, the housing at least partially surrounding and forming a ...


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Eli M Dow, Dilma Da Silva: Identification of over-constrained virtual machines. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, September 23, 2014: US08843924 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for virtual machine management that includes establishing a first virtual machine on a hardware platform, performing a selected task on the first virtual machine and recording a first data set indicating a characteristic of the first virtual machine performing the selected task. The method ...


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Evren O Baran, Eli M Dow, Kyle M Smith, Ashwin Venkatraman: In-band communication with virtual machines via a hypervisor message bus. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, July 19, 2011: US07984449 (9 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer program product for in-band communication with virtual machines via a hypervisor message bus are provided. The method includes establishing communication between a hypervisor and a plurality of virtual machines via a hypervisor message bus, where the hypervisor manages ...


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Alan F Benner, Casimer M DeCusatis: Electromagnetic interference shielding apparatus and method. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, August 9, 2011: US07994434 (9 worldwide citation)

A shielding apparatus has first and second electrically conductive sheets attached to an interior of a housing. A gap between the first and second electrically conductive sheets has a size based on a predefined desired cutoff frequency, and the widths of the first and second electrically conductive ...


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Thomas A Gregg: Peripheral component switch having automatic link failover. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, Steven Chiu Esq, November 6, 2012: US08305879 (9 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are a PCI switch assembly, having automatic link failover, and a computer system including that switch assembly. The switch assembly comprises first and second interconnected, peripheral component switches. Each of the these switches has first and second primary ports and a plurality of se ...


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Camil Fayad, John K Li, Siegfried Sutter: System and method for providing dynamically authorized access to functionality present on an integrated circuit chip. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven Chiu Esq, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, October 19, 2010: US07818574 (8 worldwide citation)

A mechanism is provided in which access to the functionality present on an integrated circuit chip is controllable via an encrypted certificate of authority which includes time information indicating allowable periods of operation or allowable duration of operation. The chip includes at least one cr ...