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Gradimir Starovic, Martin P Mayhead: Software fault tolerant computer system. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, September 23, 2003: US06625751 (150 worldwide citation)

A software fault tolerant computer system includes a primary virtual machine and a secondary virtual machine. The secondary virtual machine is operable to replicate the primary virtual machine by replicating operations performed on the primary virtual machine. The primary and the secondary virtual m ...


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James E King, Martin P Mayhead: Computer system monitoring. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, October 4, 2005: US06952659 (60 worldwide citation)

A support module monitors the operation of at least one information processing module domain by automatically applying at least one test at intervals to an information processing module domain to be monitored and reporting a fault when the test is unsuccessful. On initiation of an information proces ...


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Paul J Garnett, James E King, Martin P Mayhead, Peter Heffernan, Ariel Hendel, Leo A Hejza, Thomas E Giles: Server blade for performing load balancing functions. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, April 18, 2006: US07032037 (58 worldwide citation)

A modular computer system may be provided. The modular computer system may comprise a carrier operable removably to receive a plurality of computer system modules therein. A plurality of information processing modules can be removably received in the carrier, each module may have a communications po ...


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James E King, Martin P Mayhead, Paul J Garnett: Multiprocessor systems. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, June 20, 2006: US07065599 (23 worldwide citation)

A server blade is provided with an enclosure. The server blade can be provided with a plurality of processors in the enclosure. The server blade can be configured as a field replaceable unit removably receivable in a carrier of a modular computer system, for example a high density blade server syste ...


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Paul J Garnett, James E King, Martin P Mayhead, Peter Heffernan: Configuring external network connections. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, May 29, 2007: US07225276 (20 worldwide citation)

A support module for a modular computer system can provide switching functions. Internal information signal interfaces can connect to information processing modules. First external information interfaces can connect to a first external information network under a first network protocol different to ...


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Paul J Garnett, James E King, Martin P Mayhead, Peter Heffernan, Nigel Ritson: Computer systems. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, March 14, 2006: US07012815 (20 worldwide citation)

A rack mountable shelf is configured to support a plurality of field replaceable units in the form of server cartridges that each include at least one server processor. The rack mountable shelf is configured to provide communal services for said server cartridges, including at least one of supplying ...


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Paul J Garnett, James E King, Martin P Mayhead: System management. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, November 13, 2007: US07295442 (16 worldwide citation)

A server system comprises a server blade carrier. The server blade carrier carries a plurality of removably mountable server blades. Each blade includes a blade service controller operable to perform monitoring and management functions in the server blade. The carrier comprises at least one carrier ...


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James E King, Martin P Mayhead, Peter Heffernan: Modular computer system management. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Rory D Rankin, February 6, 2007: US07174375 (16 worldwide citation)

A modular computer system (e.g., a server blade system) includes a carrier (e.g., a rack mountable shelf) carrying a plurality of removably mountable information processing modules (e.g., server blades). Each information processing module can include a processor operable to provide information proce ...


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Peter Heffernan, Martin P Mayhead, Paul J Garnett, James E King: External storage for modular computer systems. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noel Kivlin, July 17, 2007: US07245632 (15 worldwide citation)

An information processing module, for example a server blade, has information connections and storage connections. A carrier, e.g., a rack mountable shelf, is configured to receive a number of information processing modules. A switch module is operable to connect a received information processing mo ...


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Paul J Garnett, James E King, Martin P Mayhead, Peter Heffernan: Computer system storage. Sun Microsystems, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, B Noël Kivlin, March 20, 2007: US07193844 (15 worldwide citation)

A server blade may be provided. The server blade may comprise a processor and storage. The server blade can further comprise an enclosure that encloses said processor and storage. The server blade can be configured as a field replaceable unit.



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