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Charles J Archer, Michael A Blocksome, Joseph D Ratterman, Albert Sidelnik, Brian E Smith: Providing policy-based operating system services in a hypervisor on a computing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, October 4, 2011: US08032899 (192 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for providing policy-based operating system services in a hypervisor on a computing system. The computing system includes at least one compute node. The compute node includes an operating system and a hypervisor. The operating system includes a kernel. ...


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Charles J Archer, Michael A Blocksome, Joseph D Ratterman, Albert Sidelnik, Brian E Smith: Providing policy-based operating system services in an operating system on a computing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, December 15, 2009: US07634388 (137 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, products are disclosed for providing policy-based operating system services in an operating system on a computing system. The computing system includes at least one compute node. The compute node includes an operating system. The operating system includes a kernel and a plurality ...


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Charles J Archer, Todd A Inglett, Joseph D Ratterman, Brian E Smith: Configuring compute nodes of a parallel computer in an operational group into a plurality of independent non-overlapping collective networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, March 2, 2010: US07673011 (65 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for configuring compute nodes of a parallel computer in an operational group into a plurality of independent non-overlapping collective networks, the compute nodes in the operational group connected together for data communications through a global comb ...


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Charles J Archer, Michael A Blocksome, Amanda E Peters, Joseph D Ratterman, Brian E Smith: Reducing power consumption while performing collective operations on a plurality of compute nodes. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, October 18, 2011: US08041969 (36 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for reducing power consumption while performing collective operations on a plurality of compute nodes that include: receiving, by each compute node, instructions to perform a type of collective operation; selecting, by each compute node from a plurality ...


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Charles J Archer, Michael A Blocksome, Joseph D Ratterman, Brian E Smith: Query performance data on parallel computer system having compute nodes. International Business Machines Corporation, Patterson & Sheridan, August 21, 2012: US08250164 (26 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide a method for querying performance counter data on a massively parallel computing system, while minimizing the costs associated with interrupting computer processors and limited memory resources. DMA descriptors may be inserted into an injection FIFO of a remote c ...


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Joseph E Flickinger, Brian E Smith, Gary D Moran: Thin film bridge initiators and method of manufacture. Teledyne, David H Semmes, March 31, 1998: US05732634 (25 worldwide citation)

A thin film bridge initiator for initiation of explosives includes a thin film resistive element of a selected composition of Nichrome, alternately Tantalum Nitride either of which is evaporated upon (in the case of Nichrome) or sputtered upon (in the case of Tantalum Nitride) an alumina substrate. ...


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Charles J Archer, Mark G Megerian, Joseph D Ratterman, Brian E Smith: Computer hardware fault administration. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, September 14, 2010: US07796527 (20 worldwide citation)

Computer hardware fault administration carried out in a parallel computer, where the parallel computer includes a plurality of compute nodes. The compute nodes are coupled for data communications by at least two independent data communications networks, where each data communications network include ...


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Timothy J Tokar, Brian E Smith: Determining an optimum gas injection rate for a gas-lift well. Chevron U, Rodney F Brown, February 16, 1999: US05871048 (17 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for automatically determining an optimum gas injection rate for a gas-lifted oil well. The optimum gas-lift slope for the oil well is initially provided and stored in the memory of a programmable logic controller. A lift gas is injected into the well at an initial gas injection ...


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Charles J Archer, Mark G Megerian, Joseph D Ratterman, Brian E Smith: Locating hardware faults in a parallel computer. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, April 13, 2010: US07697443 (16 worldwide citation)

Locating hardware faults in a parallel computer, including defining within a tree network of the parallel computer two or more sets of non-overlapping test levels of compute nodes of the network that together include all the data communications links of the network, each non-overlapping test level c ...


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Charles J Archer, Gabor Dozsa, Joseph D Ratterman, Brian E Smith: Performing an allreduce operation using shared memory. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, April 17, 2012: US08161480 (15 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for performing an allreduce operation using shared memory that include: receiving, by at least one of a plurality of processing cores on a compute node, an instruction to perform an allreduce operation; establishing, by the core that received the instru ...