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Geoffrey O Blandy, Janet R Easton, Lisa C Heller, William A Holder, Damian L Osisek, Gustav E Sittmann, Richard P Tarcza, Leslie W Wyman: Facilitating management of storage of a pageable mode virtual environment absent intervention of a host of the environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven Chiu, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, July 3, 2012: US08214622 (5 worldwide citation)

Host page management assist functions are employed to manage storage of a pageable mode virtual environment. These functions enable storage to be managed by a processor of the environment absent intervention of a host of the environment. The functions include a resolve host page function; a pin func ...


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Derrick L Garmire, Jay R Herring, Ronald A Linton, Scot H Rider: Method for actively managing central queue buffer allocation. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven Chiu Esq, Kevin P Radigan Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, September 7, 2010: US07792098 (5 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for packet flow control for a switching node of a data transfer network. The method includes actively managing space allocations in a central queue of a switching node allotted to the ports of the switching node based on the amount of unused space currently available in the cent ...


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Lawrence Jacobowitz, Daniel J Stigliani Jr: Methods and systems for digitally controlled multi-frequency clocking of multi-core processors. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, May 17, 2011: US07945804 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and system for digitally controlled multi-frequency clocking are provided. The method includes receiving a system reference oscillator clock frequency at a microprocessor including multiple cores. The system reference oscillator clock frequency provides a reference frequency to a local osci ...


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Robert J Brenneman, Eli M Dow, Thomas D Fitzsimmons, Jessie Yu: Performing virtual machine live migration within a threshold time by adding available network path in multipath network. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, May 10, 2016: US09336042 (5 worldwide citation)

An estimated time to migrate a VM from a source hypervisor to a target hypervisor is calculated. The estimated time is compared to a threshold time and based on the estimated time meeting the threshold time, a migration of the VM from the source hypervisor to the target hypervisor via the network is ...


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James A O Connor: Providing enhanced tolerance of data loss in a disk array system. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, August 31, 2010: US07788526 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and computer program products for enhancing tolerance of data loss in a disk array system have been provided. Systems include a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) storage system including an array of hard disk devices (HDDs) organized in a two dimensional structure of rows ...


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Casimer M DeCusatis, Aruna V Ramanan, Edward J Seminaro, Alison B White, Daniel G Young: Configuration validation system for computer clusters. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, January 31, 2012: US08108731 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of validating a configuration of a computer clusters includes transmitting a first neighbor identification to a first flexible service processor (FSP) arranged in the first computer cluster and a second neighbor identification to a second FSP arranged in the second computer cluster, connect ...


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Michael M Behrendt, Jochen Breh, Gerd Breiter, Thomas Spatzier: Method and system for automatically cloning IT resource structures. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven Chiu, June 29, 2010: US07747709 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and system for automatically cloning IT resource structure in stateful web services environments by employing a new approach for configuration management. The present new approach models the configurational state of each resource as a stateful web service. Configuration data are provided by ...


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Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Matthew J Kalos, Louis W Ricci, Gustav E Sittman III: Transport mode data transfer between a channel subsystem and input/output devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, March 24, 2015: US08990439 (4 worldwide citation)

A computer program product is provided for performing an input/output (I/O) operation at a host computer system configured for communication with a control unit. The computer program product is configured to perform: sending a transport mode command message from a channel subsystem to the control un ...


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Casimer DeCusatis, Rajaram B Krishnamurthy: OpenFlow controller master-slave initialization protocol. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Steven Chiu, August 11, 2015: US09104643 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for network controller initialization that includes identifying a controller connected to a network as a primary controller that manages switches in the network. One or more other controllers connected to the network are identified as secondary controllers. A failover priority table is crea ...


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Friedrich W Beichter, John J Hughes, Ravi Ranjan, Charles E Shapley, James R Urquhart, Brian K Zerba: Facilitating the configuring of communications environments. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven Chiu Esq, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, November 2, 2010: US07826386 (4 worldwide citation)

Configuring of a communications environment is facilitated. A mapping tool is provided that aids in the configuring of various components of a communications environment, such as an input/output (I/O) subsystem of the environment. Data generated from an order process and a logical configuration defi ...