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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, 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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Michael A Blocksome: Pacing a data transfer operation between compute nodes on a parallel computer. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, September 13, 2011: US08018951 (28 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for pacing a data transfer between compute nodes on a parallel computer that include: transferring, by an origin compute node, a chunk of an application message to a target compute node; sending, by the origin compute node, a pacing request to a target di ...


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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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Sameh Asaad, Ralph E Bellofatto, Michael A Blocksome, Matthias A Blumrich, Peter Boyle, Jose R Brunheroto, Dong Chen, Chen Yong Cher, George L Chiu, Norman Christ, Paul W Coteus, Kristan D Davis, Gabor J Dozsa, Alexandre E Eichenberger, Noel A Eisley, Matthew R Ellavsky, Kahn C Evans, Bruce M Fleischer, Thomas W Fox, Alan Gara, Mark E Giampapa, Thomas M Gooding, Michael K Gschwind, John A Gunnels, Shawn A Hall, Rudolf A Haring, Philip Heidelberger, Todd A Inglett, Brant L Knudson, Gerard V Kopcsay, Sameer Kumar, Amith R Mamidala, James A Marcella, Mark G Megerian, Douglas R Miller, Samuel J Miller, Adam J Muff, Michael B Mundy, John K O Brien, Kathryn M O Brien, Martin Ohmacht, Jeffrey J Parker, Ruth J Poole, Joseph D Ratterman, Valentina Salapura, David L Satterfield, Robert M Senger, Brian Smith, Burkhard Steinmacher Burow, William M Stockdell, Craig B Stunkel, Krishnan Sugavanam, Yutaka Sugawara, Todd E Takken, Barry M Trager, James L Van Oosten, Charles D Wait, Robert E Walkup, Alfred T Watson, Robert W Wisniewski, Peng Wu: Multi-petascale highly efficient parallel supercomputer. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, Daniel P Morris Esq, July 14, 2015: US09081501 (23 worldwide citation)

A Multi-Petascale Highly Efficient Parallel Supercomputer of 100 petaOPS-scale computing, at decreased cost, power and footprint, and that allows for a maximum packaging density of processing nodes from an interconnect point of view. The Supercomputer exploits technological advances in VLSI that ena ...


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Michael A Blocksome, Jeffrey J Parker: Signaling completion of a message transfer from an origin compute node to a target compute node. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, May 24, 2011: US07948999 (18 worldwide citation)

Signaling completion of a message transfer from an origin node to a target node includes: sending, by an origin DMA engine, an RTS message, the RTS message specifying an application message for transfer to the target node from the origin node; receiving, by the origin DMA engine, a remote get messag ...


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Michael A Blocksome, Jeffrey J Parker: Message communications of particular message types between compute nodes using DMA shadow buffers. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, James R Nock, November 16, 2010: US07836143 (12 worldwide citation)

Message communications of particular message types between compute nodes using DMA shadow buffers includes: receiving a buffer identifier specifying an application buffer having a message of a particular type for transmission to a target compute node through a network; selecting one of a plurality o ...


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Charles J Archer, Michael A Blocksome, Jeffrey J Parker: Direct memory access transfer completion notification. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, February 15, 2011: US07890670 (11 worldwide citation)

DMA transfer completion notification includes: inserting, by an origin DMA engine on an origin node in an injection first-in-first-out (‘FIFO’) buffer, a data descriptor for an application message to be transferred to a target node on behalf of an application on the origin node; inserting, by the or ...


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Charles J Archer, Michael A Blocksome: Chaining direct memory access data transfer operations for compute nodes in a parallel computer. International Business Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, September 28, 2010: US07805546 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for chaining DMA data transfer operations for compute nodes in a parallel computer that include: receiving, by an origin DMA engine on an origin node in an origin injection FIFO buffer for the origin DMA engine, a RGET data descriptor specifying a DMA tra ...