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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, October 14, 1980: US04228496 (317 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for parallel processing includes two redundant interprocessor buses dedicated exclusively to interprocessor communication. Any processor module may send information to any other processor module by ei ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Fault-tolerant multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, March 28, 1989: US04817091 (129 worldwide citation)

In a multiprocessor system interconnected by a bus structure that provides communication and information transfers between the processor modules of the system, each processor broadcasts a central message to all the other processors of the system on a periodic basis. A processor module not receiving ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, June 9, 1987: US04672535 (105 worldwide citation)

In a multiprocessor system of the type in which two or more separate processor modules are connected by an interprocessor bus dedicated exclusively to interprocessor communication for parallel processing, there is provided an input/output system having multiported device controllers connected to the ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Power interlock system and method for use with multiprocessor systems. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, January 27, 1987: US04639864 (90 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for parallel processing. The multiprocessor system includes an input/output system having multi-port device controllers and input/output buses connecting each device controller for access by the input ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Interprocessor communication. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, February 21, 1989: US04807116 (87 worldwide citation)

In a multiprocessor system comprising a plurality of individual processor modules interconnected by a bus structure, including a bus controller, for providing communication between the processor modules, a method and apparatus for interprocessor communication includes one of the processor modules se ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Buffer control for a data path system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, March 29, 1983: US04378588 (85 worldwide citation)

A datapath system and protocol is disclosed in which data is transferred between a computer memory and one or more peripheral devices through device controllers, each of which includes a buffer, through periodic connection of the device controller to the channel. The system and protocol are structur ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, James E Eakin, November 20, 1984: US04484275 (84 worldwide citation)

An input/output system for a processor of the kind in which a processor module has a central processing unit, a memory, an input/output channel, and a plurality of device controllers for controlling the transfer of data between the processor module and the peripheral devices includes a star poll con ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, James E Eakin, October 26, 1982: US04356550 (83 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system, the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for two power supplies, provides the entire power for the device controller in the event the other power supply fails. The distributed power supply system permits any processor module or device contr ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, James E Eakin, December 21, 1982: US04365295 (79 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for parallel processing includes two redundant interprocessor buses dedicated exclusively to interprocessor communication. Any processor module may send information to any other processor module by ei ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Data error detection and device controller failure detection in an input/output system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, June 9, 1987: US04672537 (45 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system of the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for parallel processing includes interprocessor buses dedicated exclusively to interprocessor communication. The multiprocessor system includes an input/output system having multi-port device contr ...



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