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Alferness Merwin H, Miller John A: Common storage controller for dual processor system. Sperry Rand Corporation, Nikolai Thomas J, Grace Kenneth T, Truex Marshall M, June 10, 1975: US3889237 (82 worldwide citation)

Control devices for permitting two or more general purpose digital computers, each with its own main storage module, to share a common data base. The control devices, termed 'Common Storage Controller(s)' contain the logic circuitry for interfacing the central processors to their storage units such ...


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Alferness Merwin H, Goetzinger William J, Haselhorst Kent H, Lambrecht Lonny, Rensch Joshua W: Methods and apparatus for allocating bandwidth for a network processor. Ibm, huang xiaolin wang zhisen, March 23, 2005: CN200410071238

In a first aspect, a first method is provided for self-adjusting allocation of memory bandwidth in a network processor system. The first method includes the steps of (1) determining an amount of memory bandwidth of a network processor used by each of a plurality of data types; and (2) dynamically ad ...