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Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery

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05/21/2015 > 52 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.

20150143161 - Disaster recovery appliance: A disaster recovery appliance is described herein. The disaster recovery appliance is coupled to one or more servers. The disaster recovery appliance continuously receives backup data for each of the one or more servers. When a server fails, the disaster recovery appliance, replaces the failed server. While the failed server... Agent:

20150143158 - Failover in a data center that includes a multi-density server: Failover in a data center that includes a multi-density server, where the multi-density server includes multiple independent servers, includes; detecting, by a management module, a failure of one of the independent servers of the multi-density server; identifying, by the management module, a failover target; determining, by the management module, whether... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150143159 - Failover in a data center that includes a multi-density server: Failover in a data center that includes a multi-density server, where the multi-density server includes multiple independent servers, includes; detecting, by a management module, a failure of one of the independent servers of the multi-density server; identifying, by the management module, a failover target; determining, by the management module, whether... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150143160 - Modification of a cluster of communication controllers: Provided is a system having a cluster of communication controllers, a method for modification of the latter, and a computer program product carrying computer executable code for execution of the method. Each communication controller is operable for providing network connections of the computer system with external computer systems using communication... Agent:

20150143162 - Two-tier failover service for data disaster recovery: Technologies are described herein for providing a two-tier failover service. A request to access content by an application associated with an application identifier may be identified. A first record corresponding to the application identifier may be retrieved from a database information table. The first record may include a reference identifier,... Agent:

20150143157 - Method for controlling operations of server cluster: A server cluster has a plurality of application servers. During failover of a failed node of the application servers, right to use of internet protocol (IP) address of the failed node is transferred to a surviving node of the server cluster according to a failed-link index of the failed node,... Agent:

20150143165 - Memory systems and methods of managing failed memory cells of semiconductor memories: A memory system includes a memory controller configured to replace a memory block including a failed memory cell with a unit cache block of a cache memory in response to detection of the failed memory cell in the memory block. The unit cache block is smaller than a minimum size... Agent:

20150143166 - Security key entry using ancillary input device: A physical, non-human readable representation of a digital key may be in a physical key article. The key article may enable a person to generate a signal representing the digital key from a user interface device in communication with a computer by physical manipulation of the key article. Access to... Agent:

20150143167 - Storage control apparatus, method of controlling storage system, and computer-readable storage medium storing storage control program: A storage control apparatus for controlling a storage system including a plurality of storage devices includes a monitor unit that collects statistics from each of the storage devices; and a selection unit that, in the event of a failure of any of the storage devices, selects a storage device to... Agent:

20150143168 - Restore in cascaded copy environment: In one aspect of the present description, handling multiple backup processes comprises detecting that a defined storage volume is present in a first cascade of storage volumes; detecting that the defined storage volume is present in a second cascade of storage volumes; receiving a data write for a last storage... Agent:

20150143164 - I/o request mirroring in a clustered storage system: Clustered storage systems and methods are presented herein. One clustered storage system includes a logical volume comprising first and second pluralities of storage devices. The first plurality of storage devices is different from the second plurality of storage devices and includes at least the same data as the second plurality... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150143163 - Preventing a rollback attack in a computing system that includes a primary memory bank and a backup memory bank: Preventing a rollback attack in a computing system that includes a primary memory bank and a backup memory bank, including during startup of the computing system: determining whether the computing system is attempting to use firmware in the backup memory bank; responsive to determining that the computing system is attempting... Agent:

20150143169 - Storage control device, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having stored therein program, and control method: There is provided a storage control device that is communicably connected to a plurality of storage devices and a plurality of spare storage devices through a plurality of paths. The storage control device includes: a memory configured to store path information associating the plurality of spare storage devices and the... Agent:

20150143172 - Computing device and method for automatically recovering bios of computing device: In a method for automatically recovering a basic input-output system (BIOS) of a computing device, the computing device includes a serial peripheral interface (SPI) ROM, a storage device, and a supper I/O (SIO) controller. The SPI ROM stores a first BIOS booting block and a main BIOS, and the SIO... Agent:

20150143173 - Determining performance states of parent components in a virtual-machine environment based on performance states of related child components during a time period: Techniques promote monitoring of hypervisor systems by presenting dynamic representations of hypervisor architectures that include performance indicators. A reviewer can interact with the representation to progressively view select lower-level performance indicators. Higher level performance indicators can be determined based on lower level state assessments. A reviewer can also view historical... Agent: Splunk Inc.

20150143171 - Method, electronic device and controller for recovering array of memory cells: A method, an electronic device and a controller for recovering an array of memory cells are provided. The method comprises the following steps. Whether a recovery control signal is received or not is determined. A retention checking procedure is executed for identifying whether a threshold voltage distribution of at least... Agent: Macronix International Co., Ltd.

20150143170 - Storage device failure recovery system: A storage device failure recovery system includes a storage IHS and a user IHS coupled together over a network. The user IHS includes a storage system having a storage device, and a storage repair function that periodically provides a storage device image over the network to the storage IHS using... Agent:

20150143174 - Method and apparatus for recovering metadata lost during an unexpected power down event: A system including first and second memories and a control module. The first memory stores a first lookup table (LUT) with first metadata. The first metadata maps logical addresses to physical addresses. The first metadata is lost due to an unexpected power down event. The second memory stores an event... Agent:

20150143175 - Information processing apparatus, control device, and computer-readable recording medium having stored control program: A first control device includes: a switch device including a first port connected to a second control device among the plurality of control devices via a first channel and a second port connected to the second control device via a second channel and to which a processing device is connected;... Agent:

20150143177 - Analysis stack for an event flow: An analysis module is configured to receive data associated with an event flow. The data is received from a first analysis module (e.g., in a stack of analysis modules) or from the event flow. The analysis module is configured to execute an analysis operation on the data to generate a... Agent:

20150143176 - Identification system, identification method, and program: The present invention is an identification system comprising: an irrelevance trigger interpreting section for calculating a logical formula of irrelevance triggers for a component in a system from a cut set logical formula f of a system failure; and minimal cut set evaluating means for minimizing the logical formula of... Agent:

20150143178 - Testing framework for control devices: The present disclosure generally relates to the automated testing of a system that includes software or hardware components. In some embodiments, a testing framework generates a set of test cases for a system under test using a grammar. Each test case may perform an action, such as provide an input... Agent:

20150143179 - System and method for progressive fault injection testing: A system and method for performing a progressive fault injection process to verify software is provided. In some embodiments, the method comprises loading a software product into the memory of a testbed computing system, wherein the software product includes a function and a statement that calls the function. A data... Agent: Netapp, Inc.

20150143180 - Validating software characteristics: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to software validation. In aspects, code may be instrumented to generate certain records upon execution. The code may be further instrumented to generate start and stop records that correspond to the start and stop events of a scenario of a program. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20150143181 - Dual endianess and other configuration safety in lock step dual-core system, and other circuits, processes and systems: An electronic circuit includes a microcontroller processor (410), a peripheral (420) coupled with the processor, an endian circuit (470) coupled with the processor and the peripheral to selectively provide different endianess modes of operation, and a detection circuit (140) to detect a failure to select a given endianess, whereby inadvertent... Agent:

20150143184 - Network management server and recovery method: A network management server stores, in terms of a transmission path within the network, each occurrence pattern of a failure occurrence area in which a failure has occurred in a communication apparatus through which the transmission path passes. Information for identifying a recovery plane serving as a set of recovery... Agent:

20150143183 - Storage control apparatus and method for controlling storage apparatus: A storage control apparatus for controlling a storage apparatus including inside a casing thereof one or more storage units and two or more fans for cooling the storage units includes a processor. The processor is configured to obtain abnormality information regarding abnormalities in access in each of the storage units.... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20150143182 - Varying logging depth based on user defined policies: Techniques for writing logging files, where the logging files include multiple pieces of logging information. The pieces of logging information are based on operation of a computer system. The writing of the logging information includes the following steps (not necessarily in the following order): (i) choosing a set of logging... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150143185 - Data storage and variable length error correction information: A corresponding portion of storage (such as one or more storage cells) is assigned one of multiple different error correction modes depending on a respective ability of the corresponding portion of storage cells to store data without error. Groups of storage cells that are less prone to failures (i.e., loss... Agent:

20150143186 - Systems and methods for detecting a dimm seating error: DIMM seating errors may be detected. An example detection method includes determining whether a training error has occurred for a number of dynamic random access memories (DRAMs) of a DIMM. The Example method includes identifying a location for each of the DRAMs. The example method includes determining whether a seating... Agent: Hewlett-packard Developement Company

20150143187 - Implementing enhanced performance with read before write to phase change memory: A method and apparatus are provided for implementing enhanced performance with read before write to phase-change-memory. Each write to PCM is preceded by a read and a calculation to discover a location of any bad bits. The write data is converted to a format that can be corrected for a... Agent: Hgst Netherlands B.v.

20150143188 - Methods for accessing a storage unit of a flash memory and apparatuses using the same: An embodiment of a method for accessing a storage unit of a flash memory, performed by a control unit, is disclosed to include at least the following steps. A transaction is appended to a bad-column table each time a bad column of a block within the storage unit is inspected.... Agent:

20150143189 - Coverage enhancement and power aware clock system for structural delay-fault test: Methods and devices applying to a clock system of scan circuits to enhance the test coverage for structural delay-fault tests are provided. According to an aspect, a method applying to a clock system of a scan circuit of a scan test containing one or more clock gating cells includes at... Agent:

20150143190 - Partial scan cell: An integrated circuit 2 is provided with a serial scan chain. Disposed between at least some serial scan cells 32, 34 forming a serial scan chain there is provided a partial scan cells 36. These partial scan cells are arranged such that during a scan mode in which serial data... Agent:

20150143191 - Shadow access port method and apparatus: The disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus for providing a shadow access port within a device. The shadow access port is accessed to perform operations in the device by reusing the TDI, TMS, TCK and TDO signals that are used to operate a test access port within the device.... Agent:

20150143192 - Application server and method of error recovery when downloading data files: In a method of error recovery when downloading data files using an application server, the application server connects to at least one terminal device and several file servers. The application server receives a file downloading request from the terminal device, finds a first file server nearest to the terminal device,... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20150143193 - Information processing apparatus, control method for the same and storage medium: An information processing apparatus, connected to a management server managing a set value used among a plurality of information processing apparatuses, can perform an appropriate process according to the situation of an information processing system and can prevent wasteful power consumption thereof. A set value acquired from the management server... Agent:

20150143194 - Reduced complexity non-binary ldpc decoding algorithm: Decoding logic is provided that is operational upon a data buffer to represent a plurality of variable nodes and a plurality of check nodes. For a respective one of the variable nodes, a vector component is selected from a confidence vector associated with the variable node. Using a respective one... Agent:

20150143195 - Encoding and decoding using constrained interleaving: Serially-concatenated codes are formed in accordance with the present invention using a constrained interleaver. The constrained interleaver cause the minimum distance of the serial concatenated code to increase above the minimum distance of the inner code alone by adding a constraint that forces some or all of the distance of... Agent:

20150143196 - Systems and methods for faid follower decoding: Systems and method relating generally to data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for decoding information.... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150143197 - Codes for enhancing the repeated use of flash memory: A basic property of flash memory is that: a 0-bit can be changed into a 1-bit, but not vice-versa, which severely limits the possibilities of reusing storage space with new data. A family of new coding methods is presented that enables double use of the memory, effectively expanding the combined... Agent:

20150143199 - Computer memory power management: A method of operating a computer memory system with ECC features that will enable operational modes with less electrical power consumption. A chip mark normally used to mark a failing DRAM device may instead be used to mark a non-failing DRAM device before a computer memory system shuts off electrical... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150143198 - Method and apparatus for multiple-bit dram error recovery: A system for replacing a page stored in system memory when reading the page incurs a multiple-bit error. Upon reading a page in system memory for which a multiple-bit error is detected, backup data in flash memory is loaded into a redundant page in the system memory, and a re-mapper... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20150143200 - Computer memory power management: A method of operating a computer memory system with ECC features that will enable operational modes with less electrical power consumption. A chip mark normally used to mark a failing DRAM device may instead be used to mark a non-failing DRAM device before a computer memory system shuts off electrical... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150143201 - Error-correcting code distribution for memory systems: According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a plurality of memory devices and a memory controller operatively coupled to the memory devices. The memory controller is configured to partition write data into a plurality of data blocks, where each data block is associated with one of the memory devices.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150143203 - Semiconductor device and method of operating the same: A semiconductor device includes a memory device suitable for outputting health monitoring data including information on a threshold voltage distribution, and outputting read data read from memory cells included in the memory device, and a controller suitable for receiving a predetermined quantity of the read data from the memory device... Agent: Sk Hynix Inc.

20150143202 - Systems and methods for soft decision generation in a solid state memory system: Systems and method relating generally to solid state memory, and more particularly to systems and methods for generated data from a solid state memory.... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150143205 - Dtv transmitting system and method of processing broadcast data: A DTV transmitting system includes an encoder, a randomizer, a block processor, a group formatter, a deinterleaver, and a packet formatter. The encoder codes enhanced data for error correction, permutes the coded data, and further codes the permuted data for error detection. The randomizer randomizes the coded enhanced data, and... Agent:

20150143204 - Transmission device, reception device, transmission method, and reception method: A transmission device for rigorously protecting important information when information is transferred via a best-effort network. In this transmission device, a quality control information retention unit (203) holds quality control information set by a user. A recovery strength instruction unit (204) sets redundant code strength on the basis of transmission... Agent:

20150143206 - Method for performing error corrections of digital information codified as a symbol sequence: A method and system for making error corrections on digital information coded as symbol sequences, for example digital information stored in electronic memory systems or transmitted from and to these systems is described, provides the 5 transmission of sequences incorporating a portion of error corrector code allowing the sequence which... Agent:

20150143207 - Computationally efficient convolutional coding with rate-matching: An error coding circuit comprises a non-systematic convolutional encoder for coding an input bit stream to produce two or more groups of parity bits, an interleaver circuit for interleaving parity bits within each group of parity bits, and a rate-matching circuit for outputting a selected number of the interleaved parity... Agent:

20150143208 - Signal quality evaluation apparatus, signal quality evaluation method, and reproducing device: Provided is a signal quality evaluation apparatus, including an error pattern detection unit to which binarized data obtained by performing a PRML decoding process on a reproduced signal of bit information by partial response equalization and maximum likelihood decoding is input, the error pattern detection unit configured to detect at... Agent:

  
05/14/2015 > 42 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.

20150135001 - Persistent messaging mechanism: A method comprising using at least one hardware processor for managing persistent messaging data in a volatile memory, writing the persistent messaging data to a first section of a Fast Persistent Memory (FPM), responsive to the first section of the FPM approaching a full state, offloading the persistent messaging data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150135005 - Efficient incremental updates for shingled magnetic recording (smr) drives in a raid configuration: The invention pertains to a method and apparatus for writing data to an array of Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) devices. In an embodiment of the invention a parity band configured to allow random access writes is provided. Next, data is appended sequentially to a stripe on an array of SMR... Agent: Dell Products, Lp

20150135006 - System and method of write hole protection for a multiple-node storage cluster: The disclosure is directed to preserving data consistency in a multiple-node data storage system. According to various embodiments, a write log is maintained including log entries for data transfer requests being served by a respective node of the multiple-node data storage system. Rather than maintaining a full write journal of... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150135004 - Data allocation method and information processing system: Nodes allocate auxiliary data blocks that are the backup of main data blocks to the nodes in a distributed manner. Each node that holds auxiliary data blocks stores therein management information indicating correspondences between the main data blocks corresponding to the auxiliary data blocks held by the own node and... Agent:

20150135002 - Persistent messaging mechanism: A method comprising managing persistent messaging data in a volatile memory of a primary instance of a multi-node server, wherein the persistent messaging data is stored in a Hard Disk Device (HDD) and a Fast Persistent Memory (FPM) of the primary instance, repeatedly replicating the persistent messaging data to a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150135003 - Replication of a write-back cache using a placeholder virtual machine for resource management: Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems include a first host system configuring storage of the first host to serve as a primary cache for a virtual machine running on the first host. A second host system configures storage of the second host to serve as a secondary cache and boots a... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20150135007 - System and method for an integrated open network switch: A device includes a first processing unit and a second processing unit. The first processing unit is configured to execute a performance test on the device. The second processing unit is in communication with the first processing unit, and is configured to migrate an application from the second processing unit... Agent:

20150135008 - Simulated power failure and data hardening: The various implementations described herein include systems, methods and/or devices used to enable power sequencing and data hardening in a storage device. In one aspect, a method includes, in response to a first signal received by the storage device, performing a soft power fail operation on a first section of... Agent: Sandisk EnterpriseIPLLC

20150135009 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus, terminal apparatus, and control method: When a failure of a reply in response to a packet is detected, A terminal apparatus transmits, to a stand-by information processing apparatus, multiple packets in which multiple divided command statements are attached to header areas thereof, the divided command statements being obtained by dividing into multiple statements a command... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20150135010 - High availability system, replicator and method: The present specification provides a high availability system. In one aspect a replicator is situated between a plurality of servers and a network. Each server is configured to execute a plurality of identical message processors. The replicator is configured to forward messages to two or more of the identical message... Agent:

20150135011 - Remote shutdown via fiber: A system and method provide vital shutdown of a remote slave unit linked by a fiber optic connection to a local, checked redundant master unit with two paired computers. Each computer sends a life signal to an associated local vital supervision card (VSC) and copper to fiber converter (C/F converter)... Agent:

20150135012 - Network node failure predictive system: In an example, network node failures may be predicted by extracting performance metrics for the network nodes from a plurality of data sources. A fail condition may be defined for the network nodes and input variables related to the fail condition for the network nodes may then be derived from... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited

20150135013 - User support experience with automatically generated virtual environment: A virtual environment service obtains automatically collected diagnostic information from a deployed instance of a computer system and automatically generates a reproduction of an environment of the instance of the computer system, based upon the collected diagnostic data. User interactions with the virtual diagnostic environment can be recorded to identify... Agent:

20150135014 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for efficient scrambling of data for line rate transmission in high speed communications networks: The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for efficiently scrambling data in high speed communications networks. One exemplary method includes, in a network equipment test device, providing a scrambler for scrambling data to be transmitted to a device under test. Scrambling the data includes separating... Agent:

20150135015 - Cloud auto-test system, method and non-transitory computer readable storage medium of the same: A cloud auto-test method used in a cloud auto-test system including a processing module is provided. The cloud auto-test method includes the steps outlined below. A test management virtual machine is constructed by the processing module. An under-test object is read to monitor and update the version of the under-test... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20150135016 - Modular overload relay assembly with a modular communication and human interface module: Methods and systems for communicating information from a first modular electronic device to a second modular electronic device. The first modular electronic device transmitting a first serial data frame over a two-wire communication protocol. The first serial data frame containing status information, a heartbeat challenge and a frame check character.... Agent:

20150135017 - Multideminsional representation of signalling protocol log files: A testing device comprises a storage unit (17), a display unit (11) and a control unit (12). The storage unit (17) is embodied to store messages of at least one test performed on at least one device under test. The control unit (12) is embodied to read in and display... Agent:

20150135018 - Analysis method, analysis apparatus, computer-readable storage medium storing analysis program: Common parameters in common between a plurality of request logs are extracted from parameters in the plurality of request logs. The plurality of request logs is obtained when a request is executed by a process that uses a plurality of components. A common parameter different from a common parameter extracted... Agent:

20150135019 - Automated testing of application programs from an application program ecosystem: Automated testing of application programs from an application program ecosystem is performed. As one example, a server system is disclosed that includes an application program management service residing at and executable by the server system. The application program management service may be configured to identify one or more networked components... Agent:

20150135020 - Method of analysing memory usage and user terminal performing the same: This application relates to a method of analyzing the memory usage being performed on a user terminal, the user terminal executing a plurality of application objects and the method includes (a) measuring an active virtual memory (AVM) usage being used in the plurality of application objects, (b) determining a physical... Agent:

20150135021 - Context analysis at an information handling system to manage authentication cycles: Context captured with sensors of an information handling system is applied to selectively lock access to currently unlocked information, with conditions for locking access based upon the context. Nervous states enforce locking of selected information based upon the confidence of the security of the information under sensed external conditions. Increased... Agent: Dell Products L.p.

20150135022 - Error code conversion method and system, pppoe server and mobile terminal: Disclosed are an error code conversion method and system, a Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) server and a mobile terminal, and the method includes: a PPPoE server parses a PPPoE error code generated during a dialup process, converts the PPPoE error code to an extended error code according to a... Agent:

20150135023 - Data retention detection techniques for a data storage device: A data storage device includes a non-volatile memory and a controller. A method includes writing an indication of a first error rate of a first set of bits to the non-volatile memory. The first set of bits is sensed from a word line of the non-volatile memory. The word line... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20150135025 - Driving method of memory controller and nonvolatile memory device controlled by memory controller: A method is for driving a memory controller which is configured to control a nonvolatile memory device. The method includes counting a number of error bits of read data provided from the nonvolatile memory device, determining a running average value using the number of error bits; and performing a wear... Agent:

20150135024 - Methods and apparatus for detecting frame number discontinuities between radio nodes: A transmitting node communicates with a receiving node using a multi-layer communications protocol having a lower media access control, MAC, layer and a higher radio link control, RLC, layer. An RLC controller operates in an RLC unacknowledged mode, RLC UM. A MAC controller operates using hybrid automatic repeat request, HARQ,... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20150135026 - Seamless fail analysis with memory efficient storage of fail lists: A method for testing memory devices under test (DUTs) using automated test equipment (ATE) is presented. The method comprises retrieving a portion of raw test data from a memory device under test (DUT). It also comprises comparing the portion of raw test data with expected test data to determine failure... Agent: Advantest Corporation

20150135027 - Determining an age of data stored in memory: The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods for determining an age of data stored in memory. A number of embodiments include determining a sensing voltage that results in a particular error rate being associated with a sense operation performed on a memory using the sensing voltage, determining a difference between... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20150135028 - Leveraging chip variability: Embodiments are described that leverage variability of a chip. Different areas of a chip vary in terms of reliability under a same operating condition. The variability may be captured by measuring errors over different areas of the chip. A physical factor that affects or controls the likelihood of an error... Agent: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC

20150135029 - Tap and linking module for scan access of multiple cores with ieee 1149.1 test access ports: An architecture for testing a plurality of circuits on an integrated circuit is described. The architecture includes a TAP Linking Module located between test pins on the integrated circuit and 1149.1 Test Access Ports (TAP) of the plurality of circuits to be tested. The TAP Linking Module operates in response... Agent:

20150135030 - Speeding up defect diagnosis techniques: Fault diagnosis techniques (e.g., effect-cause diagnosis techniques) can be speeded up by, for example, using a relatively small dictionary. Examples described herein exhibit a speed up of effect-cause diagnosis by up to about 160 times. The technologies can be used to diagnose defects using compacted fail data produced by test... Agent: Mentor Graphics Corporation

20150135032 - Detection/erasure of random write errors using converged hard decisions: A low-density parity-check decoder in a system with multi-level cells identifies zones of reliability where write errors or stuck cells are identifiable. The system uses assumedly successfully decoded pages associated with bits in a cell to identify candidate write errors or stuck cells and erases a corresponding log-likelihood ratio even... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150135031 - Dynamic per-decoder control of log likelihood ratio and decoding parameters: An apparatus includes one or more error-correction decoders, a buffer, at least one direct memory access (DMA) engine, and at least one processor. The buffer may be configured to store data to be decoded by the one or more error-correction decoders. The at least one DMA engine may couple the... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150135033 - Method and system for improving error correction in data storage: A method of operation of a data storage system includes: monitoring a data interface bus, the monitoring by a non-volatile memory controller; activating a zero bit counter for detecting a ratio of 1's to 0's on the data interface bus; and adjusting a threshold voltage (Vth), based on the ratio... Agent: Sandisk EnterpriseIPLLC

20150135034 - Flash memory control method, controller and electronic apparatus: A memory control method is used for controlling a flash memory. The flash memory includes a first memory element and a second memory element. The second memory element includes multiple blocks and each block includes multiple pages. In this method, original data are written to the first memory element. Input... Agent:

20150135035 - Semiconductor memory device and method of controlling the same: A semiconductor memory device includes a plurality of detecting code generators configured to generate a plurality of detecting codes to detect errors in a plurality of data items, respectively, a plurality of first correcting code generators configured to generate a plurality of first correcting codes to correct errors in a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150135036 - Memory controller with distribution transformer: Methods, apparatuses, and systems are described related to memory controllers for memory. In one embodiment, a memory controller may include a distribution transformer configured to receive data to be stored into a memory, wherein the data has a distribution of m1:n1 ratio for bits having a first logic value and... Agent:

20150135037 - Apparatuses and methods including error correction code organization: Some embodiments include apparatuses and methods having first memory cells, a first access line configured to access the first memory cells, second memory cells, and a second access line configured to access the second memory cells. One of such apparatuses can include a controller configured to cause data to be... Agent:

20150135039 - Block closure techniques for a data storage device: A data storage device includes a non-volatile memory and a controller. A method includes initiating a write operation to write first data to a first word line of a multi-level cell (MLC) block of the non-volatile memory. The method further includes compensating, in response to an event that interrupts programming... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20150135038 - Post package repair of memory devices: Apparatuses and methods for post package repair are disclosed. An apparatus can include memory cells in a package. A storage element can store information responsive to a post-package repair mode being activated. The information can identify an address mapped to a portion of the memory cells to be repaired. The... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20150135040 - Semiconductor memory device and method of operating the same: A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array having a first group of main blocks, a second group of main blocks and redundancy blocks replacing the first group of main blocks or the second group of main blocks, a repair logic suitable for enabling a replacement signal when one... Agent: Sk Hynix Inc.

20150135041 - Ethernet point to point link incorporating forward error correction: A method of providing forward error correction on an Ethernet point-to-point link, constituted of: receiving at one end of the point-to-point link an input data stream, wherein the input data stream is a 10 bit symbol encoded serial data stream at a first data rate; decoding the 10 bit encoded... Agent:

20150135042 - Memory system monitoring data integrity and related method of operation: A memory controller comprises at least one interface configured to receive a request, user data, and an address from an external source, a first data check engine configured to generate data check information based on the received address and the user data in response to the received request, and a... Agent:

  
05/07/2015 > 45 patent applications in 29 patent subcategories.

20150127970 - Selected virtual machine replication and virtual machine restart techniques: Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for selected VM replication and VM restart techniques are provided herein. A method includes selecting a sub-set of one or more VMs from a set of multiple VMs in a system to be replicated before an identification of one or more failed VMs in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150127969 - Selectively coupling a pci host bridge to multiple pci communication paths: Instead of disabling PCI communication between system resources in a host computing device and I/O devices when a PCI Host Bridge (PHB) is reset, the host computing device may include a PCI communication path for maintaining communication between the system resources and the I/O devices. In one embodiment, the redundant... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150127971 - Selectively coupling a pci host bridge to multiple pci communication paths: Instead of disabling PCI communication between system resources in a host computing device and I/O devices when a PCI Host Bridge (PHB) is reset, the host computing device may include a PCI communication path for maintaining communication between the system resources and the I/O devices. In one embodiment, the redundant... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150127973 - Apparatus and methods for providing data integrity: The present disclosure includes apparatus (e.g., computing systems, memory systems, controllers, etc.) and methods for providing data integrity. One or more methods can include, for example: receiving a number of sectors of data to be written to a number of memory devices; appending first metadata corresponding to the number of... Agent:

20150127972 - Method and apparatus for non-volatile ram error re-mapping: A memory module comprising a non-volatile cell array and a re-mapper. A page map table is stored in the non-volatile cell array, and includes mappings of old page addresses to new page addresses. The re-mapper is configured to direct memory operations referencing an old page address to the new page... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20150127974 - Method of storing a data item in a distributed data storage system, corresponding storage device failure repair method and corresponding devices: The methods of the invention of storing a data item and the associated method of repair of a failed storage device allow exact repair of the data lost by a failed storage device in a distributed data storage system. As repaired data is exactly identical to lost data, this simplifies... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20150127975 - Distributed virtual array data storage system and method: Embodiments of a distributed virtual array data storage system and method are disclosed. Storage nodes made up of relatively unsophisticated disks with associated processors are scalable to store very large amounts of data. The storage nodes communicate with servers directly over a network through, for example, an Ethernet connection. Control... Agent: Datrium Inc.

20150127981 - Failure resiliency provisioning: Aspects of provisioning computing units based on improved failure resiliency are described. In one embodiment, an infrastructure component shared between a pair of computing units is identified. A failure rate for the infrastructure component is obtained, and a failure probability for a class of assigned computing units is computed based... Agent:

20150127976 - Method and apparatus for failure recovery in a machine-to-machine network: According to one aspect of the teachings herein, a Network Services Capability Layer or NSCL is configured to initiate failure recovery responsive to detecting an abnormal reset at the NSCL. Failure recovery operations exploit recovery information that is maintained by the NSCL in a persistent data store during normal operation,... Agent:

20150127978 - Method and system for robust precision time protocol synchronization: A method and system for maintaining clock synchronization in a communication network having multiple clocks are disclosed. According to one aspect, the invention provides a first precision time protocol (PTP) instance and second PTP service instance. Dynamic PTP parameters and tuning PTP parameters are periodically cloned from the first PTP... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20150127977 - System for and method for data reflow in a stateless system: Embodiments provide systems and methods having an engine that gives stateless applications attributes of a ‘stateful’ process. To accomplish this end, a ‘snapshot’ of a transaction at a given point is taken and persisted until receiving confirmation that the transaction is completed. The snapshot may be a snapshot of data... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20150127980 - System, method and computer program product for synchronizing data written to tape including writing an index into a data partition: Disclosed is a system, method and computer program product for synchronizing data written to tape with improved data recovery. When writing data to tape, an index is kept in memory and updated to reflect change(s) to a file system mounted on tape. After a predetermined amount of data is written... Agent:

20150127979 - Triaging computing systems: Methods and systems are provided for automatically triaging a server cluster of the type including a plurality of linked servers each running a plurality of processes. The method includes: detecting at least one failed process; automatically transmitting an electronic alert message embodying a first error code indicative of the failed... Agent:

20150127982 - Distributed computing backup and recovery system: The distributed computing backup and recovery (DCBR) system and method provide backup and recovery for distributed computing models (e.g., NoSQL) The DCBR system extends the protections from server node-level failure and introduces persistence in time so that the evolving data set may be stored and recovered to a past point... Agent:

20150127983 - Test, validation, and debug architecture: An apparatus and method is described herein for providing a test, validation, and debug architecture. At a target or base level, hardware (Design for Test or DFx) are designed into and integrated with silicon parts. A controller may provide abstracted access to such hooks, such as through an abstraction layer... Agent: Intel Corporation

20150127985 - Information processing apparatus and access control method: A detection unit detects access status of an information recording device and forms the detected access status into access records at predetermined time intervals. A generation unit generates history information from the access records that have been formed over a predetermined period. A control unit selects an access record that... Agent:

20150127986 - Test program and test system: A test program allows an information technology equipment connected to a tester hardware to control the tester hardware. The tester hardware is configured to be capable of changing at least a part of its functions according to configuration data stored in rewritable nonvolatile memory. The test program is configured as... Agent: Advantest Corporation

20150127984 - Tightly-coupled context-aware irritator thread creation for verification of microprocessors: A mechanism is provided for context-aware irritation of a micro-processor. At each executed phase in a set of phases of a test case being executed on a set of micro-processors, a determination is made of a set of characteristics associated with the given executed phase of the test case. Based... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150127990 - Error report processing using call stack similarity: Techniques for error report processing are described herein. Error reports, received by a developer due to program crashes, may be organized into a plurality of “buckets.” The buckets may be based in part on a name and a version of the application associated with a crash. Additionally, a call stack... Agent:

20150127987 - Fault detection apparatus, a fault detection method and a program recording medium: A fault detection apparatus includes a storage unit which stores correlation destruction set information which includes one or more correlations between different types of performance values among a plurality of types of performance values of a system, and a comparison unit which detects a set of common correlations between said... Agent: Nec Corporation

20150127989 - Method, device and storage medium for determining health state of information system: The present disclosure relates to a method, a device and a storage medium for determining a health state of an information system. At first, a baseline configuration document corresponding to the information system is received, and data records under inspection of the information system are acquired. The baseline configuration document... Agent:

20150127988 - Methods of implementing a dynamic service-event management system: Dynamic service-event management methods to implement a dynamic service-event management system. Generally applicable in fields of utility, telecommunication and financial service providers. Therein, events has affect to status or quality of service projecting to service in two steps and using common-format events. In first step, external source originated events (11,... Agent:

20150127991 - Historical software diagnostics using lightweight process snapshots: A debugging and diagnostics system allows users to take lightweight process snapshots of running debuggee processes so the users may analyze those snapshots at a later time. The snapshot mechanism allows debugging tools to compare an original process or one or more process snapshots or to compare any of a... Agent: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC.

20150127993 - Trace data export to remote memory using memory mapped write transactions: A method for easily tracing the execution of an application in a computer system having a plurality of computing nodes interconnected by high speed data links is disclosed. While executing the application on one or more of the computing nodes, trace data is collected into a separate temporary trace buffer... Agent:

20150127994 - Trace data export to remote memory using remotely generated reads: A method for easily tracing the execution of an application in a computer system having a plurality of computing nodes interconnected by high speed data links is disclosed. While executing the application on one or more of the computing nodes, trace data is collected into a separate temporary trace buffer... Agent:

20150127992 - Using an in-system component as an embedded trace receiver: A system having a plurality of application computer circuits is disclosed. A first application computer circuit is arranged to process a first application. A trace collection circuit collects trace information from the first application computer circuit. A second application computer circuit is arranged to receive and store the collected trace... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20150127995 - Systems and methods for differential health checking of an information management system: Differential health-check systems and accompanying methods provide health-checking and reporting of one or more information management systems in reference to a first time period before and a second time period after a triggering event. A triggering event may be an upgrade of at least part of the information management system,... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.

20150127996 - Information processing apparatus and method for monitoring device: An information processing apparatus includes a monitoring device including a first communication unit and a first processor. The first communication unit is configured to perform first communication using a first protocol and perform second communication using a second protocol different from the first protocol. The first processor is configured to... Agent: Fujitsu Limited Of Kawasaki, Japan

20150127997 - Minimizing the amount of time stamp information reported with instrumentation data: This invention is time stamping subsystem of an electronic apparatus. A time stamp generator generates a multibit time stamp value including a predetermined number of least significant bits overlapping a predetermined number of most significant bits. Each client receives the least significant bits. Each client associates captured data with a... Agent:

20150127998 - System and method for improving memory performance and identifying weak bits: According to an embodiment described herein, a method for testing a memory includes receiving an address and a start signal at a memory, and generating a first detector pulse at a test circuit in response to the start signal. The first detector pulse has a leading edge and a trailing... Agent: Stmicroelectronics International N.v.

20150127999 - System and method for adjusting trip points within a storage device: The embodiments described herein include a method and device for adjusting trip points within a storage device. The method includes: obtaining one or more configuration parameters; and based on the one or more configuration parameters, determining a trip voltage. The method also includes comparing the trip voltage with an input... Agent: Sandisk EnterpriseIPLLC

20150128000 - Method of operating memory system: In a method of operating a memory system including a memory device and a memory controller, the memory controller reads fail information from a fail info region included in the memory device. The memory controller maps a logical address related to a program to a physical address of a safe... Agent:

20150128001 - Efficient apparatus and method for testing digital shadow logic around non-logic design structures: A circuit for efficiently testing digital shadow logic (504, 514) in isolation from an associated non-logic design structure (510) includes a width and delay matched bypass circuit (520) coupled to receive an n-bit input from shadow logic (504) and to generate therefrom an m-bit test output which is selectively connected... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20150128002 - Jtag bus communication method and apparatus: The present disclosure describes using the JTAG Tap's TMS and/or TCK terminals as general purpose serial Input/Output (I/O) Manchester coded communication terminals. The Tap's TMS and/or TCK terminal can be used as a serial I/O communication channel between; (1) an IC and an external controller, (2) between a first and... Agent:

20150128003 - Automated test system with event detection capability: A test technique that may be implemented in an automated test system for testing semiconductor devices. The test technique may enable the fast detection of a signal transition, such as an edge, within a waveform and the timing of that event. Circuitry within a digital instrument that can be quickly... Agent: Teradyne, Inc.

20150128004 - Constellation mapping for communication systems: A communication device (or device) includes a communication interface and processor that support communications with one or more other devices within a communication system. The processor generates and interprets different signals, frames, packets, symbols, etc. for transmission to other devices and that have been received from other devices. The device... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20150128005 - Transmitting apparatus and signal processing method thereof: A transmitting apparatus and a receiving apparatus are provided. The transmitting apparatus includes an encoder configured to generate a low density parity check (LDPC) codeword by performing LDPC encoding, an interleaver configured to interleave the LDPC codeword, and a modulator configured to modulate the interleaved LDPC codeword according to a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20150128006 - Device quality metrics using unsatisfied parity checks: An apparatus having a device and a circuit is disclosed. The device is configured to convey a codeword. The circuit is configured to (i) receive the codeword from the device, (ii) generate a syndrome by performing a portion less than all of an iterative decoding procedure on the codeword, (iii)... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150128007 - Dynamic error handling for on-chip memory structures: A memory structure is provided that controls the activation of error handling bits as a function of operating voltage. In this way, error correction can be used to offset errors when the memory structure is run at low voltage (and frequency). However, negative performance impacts for such error correction, such... Agent: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

20150128008 - Track-band squeezed-sector error correction in magnetic data storage devices: Data storage devices using a two-level ECC scheme are described. Embodiments of the invention allow the recovery of sectors in a squeezed group of tracks in a that includes both a single track level ECC scheme and a track band ECC scheme that functions across the set of tracks in... Agent: Hgst Netherland B.v.

20150128009 - Memory system and memory controller: A memory system according to the embodiment comprises a memory device including plural memory cells capable of storing d bits of data and operative to read/write data at every page; and a memory controller operative to control the memory device. The memory controller includes a page buffer operative to hold... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150128010 - Protection against word line failure in memory devices: A method for data storage includes providing a mapping of data pages to physical pages, in which each physical page holds a non-integer number of the data pages, for storage of data in at least one memory block, including a plurality of the physical pages, in a memory device. The... Agent:

20150128011 - Methods, circuits, systems and computer executable instruction sets for providing error correction of stored data and data storage devices utilizing same: Disclosed are methods for reading a set of bits from a NVM array (such as a SPI or parallel NOR NVM or otherwise) including: retrieving each of the set of bits from the NVM array substantially in parallel, applying substantially in parallel to each of the retrieved bits a segmented... Agent: Spansion LLC

20150128012 - Parallel bit interleaver: A bit interleaving method involves applying a bit permutation process to a QC-LDPC codeword made up of N cyclic blocks each including Q bits, and dividing the codeword after the permutation process into a plurality of constellation words each including M bits, the codeword being divided into F×N/M folding sections,... Agent:

20150128013 - Transmission device, reception device, transmission method, and reception method: In a transmission device, a determining unit determines, for use in transmission, an LDPC encoding method corresponding to occurrence conditions of external noise from a plurality of LDPC encoding methods each having the same code length and the same code rate and being defined by a different parity check matrix,... Agent:

  
04/30/2015 > 56 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.

20150121121 - Apparatus and method to recover a data signal: Embodiments of the present invention disclose an apparatus and method for recovering a data signal in a digital transmission. A computer processor receives a data signal from a data signal input wire. The computer processor receives an external clock signal. The computer processor samples a binary bit of the data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150121123 - Failover functionality for client-related security association: There are provided measures for a failover functionality for a client-related security association. Such measures exemplarily comprise providing a failover functionality at a proxy function and/or facilitating provision of a failover functionality at a servicing call state control function, wherein the respective failover functionality relates to a first proxy function,... Agent: Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

20150121122 - Visualizing disaster recovery plan execution for the cloud: Embodiments visualize the execution of a disaster recovery plan. During a transfer of computing nodes from a source site to a target site, a map user interface (UI) is displayed. The map UI includes a first region corresponding to the geographic location of the source site and a second region... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20150121124 - Method and system for streamer redundancy: Streamer redundancy. At least some illustrative embodiments are methods including: in a streamer towed by a survey vessel, sensing a first interconnection of a daisy chain the first interconnection between a first networked unit and a second networked unit, wherein the first networked unit and the second networked unit comprise... Agent: Pgs Geophysical As

20150121128 - Systems and methods for retrieving data: Apparatus and methods, such as those that read data from non-volatile integrated circuit memory devices, such as NAND flash. For example, disclosed techniques can be embodied in a device driver of an operating system. Errors are tracked during read operations. If sufficient errors are observed during read operations, the block... Agent:

20150121127 - Watchpoint support system for functional simulator: A functional simulator with watchpoint support includes a CPU having a first-level DMI cache, a watchpoint manager having a second-level DMI cache, an interconnect module, and a memory controller. The simulator is operated by a front-end tool. Watchpoints corresponding to a predetermined memory addresses are set by the front-end tool... Agent:

20150121129 - Storage control device, storage apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium having storage control program stored therein: Each CM includes an interface unit, a first detection unit, and a reset control unit. The interface unit is configured to be connected to a communication channel and control communication using the communication channel. The first detection unit is configured to detect an abnormality in an inter-CM path including the... Agent:

20150121130 - Data storage method, data storage apparatus, and storage device: In a backup method, a first controller of a storage system receives a file process request, and divides the file process request into a plurality of file operations. The first controller processes each of the file operations to generate multiple pieces of file operation information. And then, the first controller... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

20150121131 - Independent data integrity and redundancy recovery in a storage system: A storage system includes a plurality of nodes connected to a network. Each node is capable of performing its own recovery of partially written data and maintaining consistency of the data stored on the storage system. The nodes may independently calculate the location of the data across the nodes and... Agent:

20150121132 - Methods and systems for redundant data storage in a register: A register structure in an integrated circuit includes a first register element to store a first copy of data, a second register element to store a second copy of the data, and storage cells to store copies of a parity value of the data. The register structure also includes parity... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporation

20150121133 - Protocol checking logic circuit for memory system reliability: A buffer integrated circuit device. The device comprising an output driver formed on the substrate member, the output driver having at least a command bus and an address bus. The device has a protocol and parity checking block (“Block”). The device has a table configured in the block. The table... Agent:

20150121126 - Crash recovery using non-volatile memory: Crash recovery of a computing system in the context in which the computing system includes a volatile memory which has contents lost due to the crash, an intermediate non-volatile memory that (together with the volatile memory) contributes to the active memory of the computing system, and non-volatile storage. The recovery... Agent: One Microsoft Way

20150121125 - Providing bus resiliency in a hybrid memory system: In a hybrid memory system that includes a host memory controller and a non-volatile memory DIMM, where the DIMM is coupled to the host memory controller by a memory bus, the DIMM includes non-volatile memory, a DIMM bus adapter, and a local memory controller, the local memory controller is configured... Agent:

20150121134 - Storage device failover: Techniques are disclosed relating to storage device failover. In one embodiment, a plurality of storage devices are represented as cluster resources to a cluster resource manager that manages cluster resources on a plurality of cluster nodes. An indication may be received that a failover operation is requested with respect to... Agent: Fusion-io, Inc.

20150121137 - Storage device interface and methods for using same: A memory system controller includes one or more sockets for accommodating NVDIMM cards produced by different NVDIMM providers; a PCIe interface for coupling the memory system controller to a host; and a controller coupled to the PCIe interface over a PCIe-compliant connection and to the one or more sockets over... Agent:

20150121136 - System and method for automatically managing fault events of data center: Disclosed are an automated management system and method for fault events of a data center. A fault event monitoring unit is configured to check statuses of servers to detect occurrence of a fault event, and if a fault event occurs, determine whether an automated action is possible. A fault event... Agent: Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.

20150121135 - Virtual machine introspection facilities: Run-time, event-driven virtual machine introspection of the target guest virtual machine is facilitated as described herein. A component can specify events that are of interest to the component for introspection of a target guest virtual machine of a hypervisor. The hypervisor detects an introspection event generated by a target guest... Agent: Assured Information Security, Inc.

20150121138 - Method and apparatus for emulation and prototyping with variable cycle speed: A hardware verification system includes, in part, a multitude of programmable devices and a system clock. The hardware verification system receives a circuit design and generates a variable period clock from the system clock by analyzing propagation delays in different signal paths of the circuit design. The variable period clock... Agent:

20150121139 - Providing bus resiliency in a hybrid memory system: In a hybrid memory system that includes a host memory controller and a non-volatile memory DIMM, where the DIMM is coupled to the host memory controller by a memory bus, the DIMM includes non-volatile memory, a DIMM bus adapter, and a local memory controller, the local memory controller is configured... Agent:

20150121140 - Testing a control unit by means of a test environment: An arrangement for testing a control unit via a test environment, having a computer-based test management tool, wherein the test management tool is configured for model-based development and/or management of at least one test plan implemented as a data structure in order to test the control unit, and the test... Agent:

20150121141 - Host device and method for testing booting of servers: In a method for testing booting of servers, the servers are controlled to boot and perform a booting test, and are controlled to quit the booting test and a current state of the booting test is stored in a test log, if the booting of one of the servers is... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20150121142 - Host device and method for testing booting of servers: In a method for testing a booting of servers, the servers are controlled to boot to perform a booting test, and are controlled to quit the booting test. A current state of the booting test is stored in a test log, if the booting of one of the servers is... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20150121146 - Schema evolution via transition information: Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for transforming data from a first version, for example an initial version of a database, to a second version, for example a subsequent version of a database. An embodiment operates by modifying the metadata of the data to include transformational... Agent:

20150121144 - Synchronized debug information generation: In an approach for determining a location of failure between interconnects/controller, a computer collects debug information simultaneously at a plurality of nodes coupled to an interconnect. Subsequent to collecting debug information, the computer analyzes the debug information collected simultaneously thereby determining which end of the interconnect caused the failure.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150121145 - Synchronized debug information generation: In an approach for determining a location of failure between interconnects/controller, a computer collects debug information simultaneously at a plurality of nodes coupled to an interconnect. Subsequent to collecting debug information, the computer analyzes the debug information collected simultaneously thereby determining which end of the interconnect caused the failure.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150121143 - Testing and mitigation framework for networked devices: The present disclosure generally relates to the automated testing of a system that includes software or hardware components. In some embodiments, a testing framework generates a set of test cases for a system under test using a grammar Each test case may perform an action, such as provide an input... Agent:

20150121148 - Malfunction influence evaluation system and evaluation method: Provided is a malfunction influence evaluation system comprising a controller simulator that simulates the operation of a controller, an input apparatus that provides input data to the controller simulator, a simulation manager that exercises integrated management of the operation of the input apparatus and the controller simulator, and a database... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20150121147 - Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for bulk assigning tests for execution of applications: An apparatus is provided for facilitating bulk assignment of test cases to a test cycle. The apparatus may include at least one memory and at least one processor configured to enable selection, via a user interface, of test cases to assign the test cases to a designated test cycle. The... Agent: United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.

20150121149 - Error detection on a low pin count bus: Systems and methods that implement communication of error information on a bus, including a bus having a small number of pins are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an interface circuit configured to couple to a bus and one or more sideband signals. The sideband signals may be used... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20150121151 - Information processing apparatus and information collection method: An information processing apparatus includes a volatile memory and a nonvolatile memory. An area setting unit sets, upon detection of an abnormality in the information processing apparatus, a work area in a storage area except a collection target area of investigation information used for investigation of a cause of the... Agent:

20150121150 - Switching between traditional and history program trace modes without halting a processor: In one or more embodiments, one or more systems, method, and/or processes described herein can change/switch from a first trace mode to a second trace mode without halting a system under development and/or under test. For example, a debug/trace unit can switch a trace mode without halting a processing unit... Agent:

20150121152 - System monitoring and debugging in a multi-core processor system: A multi-core processor system includes a first resource, a first core, a second resource, and a second core. The first core runs a first operating system (OS), and the first resource is allocated to the first OS. The second core runs a second OS, and the second resource is exclusively... Agent:

20150121153 - Computer application maturity illustration system with recovery exercise date display and analytics: An application maturity illustration system is provided. Such a system may determine a maturity of a computer application, and display same. The determination may include determining an inventory score, an operational status, a management score reflective of a ratio of an actual management value to a desired management value, a... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation

20150121154 - Computer application maturity illustration system with single point of failure analytics and remediation techniques: An application maturity illustration system is provided. Such a system may determine a maturity of a computer application, and display same. The determination may include determining an inventory score, an operational status, a management score reflective of a ratio of an actual management value to a desired management value, a... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation

20150121155 - Performing customized deployment scenarios in shared environments: Various embodiments of systems and methods to process customized deployment scenarios in a shared computing environment are described. In one aspect, a deployment request is received at the shared computing environment by a client associated with a customized deployment scenario. In a response, a deploy service of the shared computing... Agent:

20150121156 - Block structure profiling in three dimensional memory: Memory hole diameter in a three dimensional memory array may be calculated from characteristics that are observed during programming. Suitable operating parameters may be selected for operating a block based on memory hole diameters. Hot counts of blocks may be adjusted according to memory hole size so that blocks that... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20150121157 - Selection of data for redundancy calculation by likely error rate: Layers in a multi-layer memory array are categorized according to likely error rates as predicted from their memory hole diameters. Data to be stored along a word line in a high risk layer is subject to a redundancy operation (e.g. XOR) with data to be stored along a word line... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20150121158 - Functional path failure monitor: System circuitry includes a logic circuit having an input and an output that is a functional element of the system circuitry. Pattern application circuitry is coupled to the input of the logic circuit and provides an input pattern to the input of the logic circuit. The input pattern has a... Agent:

20150121159 - Semiconductor integrated circuit: There is provided a semiconductor integrated circuit, including a test circuit, a plurality of signal cells, a power supply cell, and a control circuit. The test circuit performs a predetermined test on a test target circuit. A plurality of signal cells input an input signal into the test circuit and... Agent:

20150121160 - Systems and methods for detecting, correcting, and validating bad data in data streams: In one aspect, a computer system for managing occurrences of data anomalies in a data stream is provided. The computer system includes a processor in communication with the data stream. The processor is programmed to receive a first data stream from a phasor measurement unit. The processor is also programmed... Agent: General Electric Company

20150121161 - Fault-tolerant data transmission system for networks with non-full-duplex or asymmetric transport: In a data transfer method and system for networks having gateway-mediated asymmetric transport, data and feedback channels are established between sender and receiver, along with a gateway feedback channel between gateway and sender. Cohorts of datagrams are transformed using fault-tolerant coding to create chapters whose size correspond to the asymmetric... Agent: Saratoga Data Systems, Inc.

20150121162 - Encoding method, encoder, decoding method and decoder: An encoding method and encoder of a time-varying LDPC-CC with high error correction performance are provided. In an encoding method of performing low density parity check convolutional coding (LDPC-CC) of a time varying period of q using a parity check polynomial of a coding rate of (n−1)/n (where n is... Agent:

20150121163 - Memory system data management: The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods for memory system data management. A number of embodiments include writing data from a host to a buffer in the memory system, receiving, at the buffer, a notification from a memory device in the memory system that the memory device is ready to... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20150121165 - Efficient error handling mechanisms in data storage systems: A data storage system configured to efficiently search and update system data is disclosed. In one embodiment, the data storage system can attempt to correct errors in retrieved data configured to index system data. Metadata stored along with user data in a memory location can be configured to indicate a... Agent:

20150121164 - Maximal transition hamming codes: An encoder includes: an input configured to receive a plurality of data bits; a processor configured to encode the data bits utilizing a Hamming encoding operation to generate a plurality of coded bits; and an output configured to output the plurality of coded bits, wherein the processor is configured to... Agent:

20150121166 - Ecc bypass using low latency ce correction with retry select signal: A memory controller is equipped with multiple error correction circuits for different complexity levels of errors, but requested data is initially sent to a requesting unit (e.g., processor) via a bypass path which provides the lowest memory latency. The requesting unit performs error detection and, if an error is found,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150121167 - Ecc bypass using low latency ce correction with retry select signal: A memory controller is equipped with multiple error correction circuits for different complexity levels of errors, but requested data is initially sent to a requesting unit (e.g., processor) via a bypass path which provides the lowest memory latency. The requesting unit performs error detection and, if an error is found,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20150121168 - Memory system including randomizer and de-randomizer: A memory system according to an embodiment of the present invention may include a semiconductor memory device including a plurality of memory areas, and a controller suitable for writing data to the semiconductor memory device and reading data from the semiconductor memory device. The controller provides a combined seed, which... Agent: Sk Hynix Inc.

20150121171 - Computer memory access: A computer memory access method includes: receiving external data with a prefetching length, the external data having an unmasked first data portion and a masked second data portion; writing the unmasked first data portion to a corresponding data storage unit of a computer memory by a writing unit and reading... Agent:

20150121172 - Computer memory access: A computer memory access method includes: receiving external data with a prefetching length; determining that the external data includes a masked data portion; at the time of a write enable signal being triggered, writing an unmasked data portion of the external data into a data storage unit of a computer... Agent:

20150121170 - Storing data by an ecc memory: Methods, systems and apparatus for storing data by an ECC memory are provided. In one aspect, when an ECC memory configured to be used for data blocks with a first data length is used for data blocks with a reduced second data length, a method includes storing at least one... Agent:

20150121169 - Writing data across storage devices in an erasure-coded system: A computing device writes data across storage devices in an erasure-coded system. The computing device computes data blocks and parity blocks from data and computes a portion of the data to be stored in the system. The computing is performed by one or more controllers included in a redundant array... Agent:

20150121174 - Semiconductor storing device and redundancy method thereof: A semiconductor storing device and a redundancy method thereof are provided. The semiconductor storing device is for example a NAND flash memory, which includes: a storing array including a storing area and a redundancy storing area with a redundancy element; a page buffer; a row selecting circuit; an ECC circuit;... Agent:

20150121173 - Systems and methods for internal disk drive data compression: The present invention is related to systems and methods for data storage compression.... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20150121175 - Self-correcting complex event processing system and corresponding method for error correction: Certain example embodiments relate to a complex event processing, CEP, system, including an error correction component configured to receive a stream of events including at least one event from at least one event source. The error correction component is configured to detect at least one error in the at least... Agent:

20150121176 - Transmitting apparatus and signal processing method thereof: A transmitting apparatus and a receiving apparatus are provided. The transmitting apparatus includes an encoder configured to generate a low density parity check (LDPC) codeword by performing LDPC encoding, an interleaver configured to interleave the LDPC codeword, and a modulator configured to modulate the interleaved LDPC codeword according to a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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