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Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery

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07/10/2014 > 39 patent applications in 31 patent subcategories.

20140195845 - Fault isolation with abstracted objects: In response to a notification of a fault captured in a system, a fault isolator serially analyzes each clock object to determine captured faults associated with the clock object. For each of the clock objects determined to have a captured fault, the fault isolator initiates a repair action for the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140195846 - Mapping storage of data in a dispersed storage network: A method begins by a dispersed storage (DS) processing module receiving data for storage in a dispersed storage network (DSN) memory and ascertaining dispersed storage error encoding parameters for encoding the data. The method continues with the DS processing module ascertaining storage units of the DSN memory for the storing... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140195847 - Methods and systems of managing a distributed replica based storage: A method of managing a distributed storage space. The method comprises mapping a plurality of replica sets to a plurality of storage managing modules installed in a plurality of computing units, each of the plurality of storage managing modules manages access of at least one storage consumer application to replica... Agent: Scalelo LLC

20140195848 - Methods and systems for instant restore of system volume: Techniques are disclosed for restoring a system volume on a computing system without requiring the system volume to be fully restored prior to being used or requiring the use of a dedicated recovery environment (e.g., the WinPE or BartPE environments). Instead, the computing system is booted directly from the restore... Agent: Symantec, Inc.

20140195849 - Protection against a failure in a computer network: It is disclosed a method for protecting a computer network against a failure. The method comprises: identifying a number of possible failures which might occur within the computer network, the number of possible failures comprising at least one possible failure; and, based on detected availability of resources in the computer... Agent:

20140195850 - Non-disruptive restoration of a storage volume: A system implements a method to non-disruptive restoration of storage services provided by a storage volume of the system. Upon detecting a disruption of storage services at the storage volume, the method freezes the input/output (I/O) operations of applications that are accessing the storage volume. The disrupted storage services are... Agent: Netapp, Inc.

20140195851 - Voltage testing device and method for power supply: The disclosure provides a voltage testing device and a method. The voltage testing method includes following steps. The computer sets initial setting parameters for an oscillograph. The computer receives initial testing parameters sent by the oscillograph, and sends a current voltage offset and a current voltage undulating value to the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20140195853 - Cloud management using a component health model: Embodiments are directed to establishing a model for testing cloud components and to preventing cascading failures in cloud components. In one scenario, a computer system models identified cloud components (including cloud hardware components and/or cloud software components) as health entities. Each health entity is configured to provide state information about... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140195852 - Memory testing of three dimensional (3d) stacked memory: A method includes reading, at a memory controller, data from a first dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) die layer of a DRAM stack. The method also includes writing the data to a second DRAM die layer of the DRAM stack. The method further includes sending a request to a test engine... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140195855 - Method and system for diagnosing apparatus: A method for diagnosing an apparatus in a computer system, which includes: determining to enter a diagnostic mode after the computer system is started; initializing a cache in the computer system; after initializing the cache, performing a diagnosis of the apparatus by executing a diagnostic program; and after the diagnosis... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140195854 - System and method to remotely recover from a system halt during system initialization: An information handling system includes a memory, a processor, and a management controller. The memory includes code to implement a power on self test (POST). The management controller operates to receive an indication that the POST has halted execution in response to a POST error, to log the indication and... Agent: Dell Products, Lp

20140195856 - Analysis method, analysis apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium storing analysis program: Normal and abnormal states are calculated from log data with respect to each of a plurality of processings in which shared modules exist. A timing of a change of the states is calculated. A time interval, in which the normal and abnormal states are not mixed, is separated with respect... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140195857 - Framework for a software error inject tool: Provided are techniques for receiving an error inject script that describes one or more error inject scenarios that define under which conditions at least one error inject is to be executed and compiling the error inject script to output an error inject data structure. While executing code that includes the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140195858 - Methods, systems, and non-transitory machine-readable medium for performing a web browser to web browser testing of a computer software application: Methods, devices, systems, and non-transitory machine-readable medium for performing a World Wide Web (“Web”) browser to Web browser testing of a computer software application may include receipt of an instruction to open a recording computer software application in a recording Web browser and the subsequent opening of the recording computer... Agent: Appvance Inc.

20140195859 - Automated testing of hot swap scenarios of field replaceable units in a storage system: System and method for automated testing of hot swap scenarios of field replaceable units (FRUs) in a storage system comprises an external automation server that distributes control signals to actuation systems within a number of FRUs. Power for the actuation systems may be provided by the external automation server or... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140195860 - Early detection of failing computers: A computer management system may track services on multiple computers executing the same workload. Various performance counters may be retrieved from the computers and analyzed to identify those with low deviations and low mean deviations. Statistical tests may then be used to compare the values of a particular computer to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140195861 - Implementing rate controls to limit timeout-based faults: Embodiments are directed to implementing rate controls to limit faults detected by timeout and to learning and adjusting an optimal timeout value. In one scenario, a computer system identifies cloud components that have the potential to fail within a time frame that is specified by a timeout value. The computer... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140195862 - Software systems by minimizing error recovery logic: Handing errors in program execution. The method includes identifying a set including a plurality of explicitly identified failure conditions. The method further includes determining that one or more of the explicitly identified failure conditions has occurred. As a result, the method further includes halting a predetermined first execution scope of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140195865 - Monitoring apparatus, monitoring method, and storage medium: There is provided a monitoring apparatus (1) including: an acquisition unit (10) that acquires failure information indicating that a failure has occurred in any of a plurality of monitoring targets; a notification job determination unit (20) that determines whether or not a predetermined user has to be notified of the... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140195864 - Remote issue logging and reporting of mobile station issues and diagnostic information to manufacturer: A user of a mobile station can report a mobile station issue by transmitting a report including a description of the mobile station issue and other information for rapid troubleshooting and resolution by a manufacturer, through a wireless mobile communication network, to the manufacturer of the mobile station or its... Agent: Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless

20140195863 - Systems and methods for remote monitoring in a computer network: Systems and methods for providing automated problem reporting in elements used in conjunction with computer networks are disclosed. The system comprises a plurality of elements that perform data migration operations and a reporting manager or monitor agent which monitors the elements and data migration operations. Upon detection of hardware or... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.

20140195866 - Determining worst-case bit patterns based upon data-dependent jitter: The patent application discloses mechanisms that, for a given channel step or edge response, bit interval, and data dependent jitter table can directly determine the minimal eye or bit error rate opening by building a worst case pattern considering the effect of data dependent jitter. These mechanisms can be based... Agent:

20140195867 - Memory testing with selective use of an error correction code decoder: A method includes directing an access of a memory location of a memory device to an error correction code (ECC) decoder in response to receiving a test activation request indicating the memory location. The method also includes writing a test pattern to the memory location and reading a value from... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140195868 - Operation management device, operation management method: An operation management to grasp a metric in which a continuous abnormality has occurred in a system, easily, is provided. An operation management apparatus 100 includes a metric collection unit (101) and an abnormality score calculation unit (104). The metric collection unit (101) collects a measured value of each of... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140195869 - Serial i/o using jtag tck and tms signals: The present disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus of using the JTAG TAP's TMS and TCK terminals as a general purpose serial Input/Output (I/O) bus. According to the present disclosure, the TAP's TMS terminal is used as a clock signal and the TCK terminal is used as a bidirectional... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140195870 - Methods and systems for testing electronic circuits: A system for testing electronic circuits is configured to receive a test signal and an ideal response signal and output a test result signal. The system for testing electronic circuits includes a circuit portion under test, a comparator and a comparison result recorder. The circuit portion under test receives a... Agent:

20140195871 - System and method for improved error response in data mirroring: Systems and methods are provided to improve performance in backup data storage systems by improving response to errors. The system and method provide for transferring data from a primary storage controller to a secondary storage controller, where the secondary storage controller is linked to the primary storage controller by a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140195872 - Simultaneous data transfer and error control to reduce latency and improve throughput to a host: The disclosed embodiments provide a system that transfers data from a storage device to a host. The system includes a communication mechanism that receives a request to read a set of blocks from the host. Next, upon reading each block from the set of blocks from the storage device, the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140195873 - Transmission apparatus and transmission method: A transmission apparatus includes a mapping unit configured to map a first information associated with detecting an error of a frame into a payload area of the frame; and a transmission unit configured to transmit the frame including the first information and a second information associated with detecting an error... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140195875 - Achieving storage compliance in a dispersed storage network: A method begins by a dispersed storage (DS) processing module receiving a request to store data in a dispersed storage network and determining dispersed storage error encoding parameters for encoding the data into sets of encoded data slices. The method continues with the DS processing module determining whether the request... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140195874 - Memory system: According to one embodiment, a memory device includes a memory unit including a first subunit and a second subunit, a code encoding unit configured to calculate first redundant data based on first write data and second redundant data based on second write data, and a control unit configured to cause... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140195876 - Memory module architecture: In accordance with some embodiments, memory modules containing phase change memory elements may be organized so that each memory integrated circuit includes both data and error correcting code. As a result of including the error correcting code in each integrated circuit, extra accesses of the memory module to extract the... Agent:

20140195877 - Ldpc decoding with on the fly error recovery: It is decided whether to adjust data associated with a decoder. In the event it is decided to adjust the data associated with the decoder, the data is adjusted to obtain adjusted data and decoding is performed on the adjusted data. In the event it is decided to not adjust... Agent: Sk Hynix Memory Solutions Inc.

20140195879 - Apparatus for transmitting broadcasting signal, apparatus for receiving broadcasting signal, and method for transmitting/receiving broadcasting signal through apparatus for transmitting/receiving broadcasting signal: A transmitter and method of processing broadcast data are discussed. In one embodiment, the method includes Forward Error Correction (FEC) encoding Physical Layer Pipe (PLP) data at a first code rate; FEC encoding first signaling data at a second code rate; FEC encoding second signaling data at a third code... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140195878 - Method of decoding a differentially encoded phase modulated optical data signal: Proposed is a method of decoding a differentially encoded PSK modulated optical data signal carrying FEC encoded data values. The optical signal is corrected by an estimated phase offset. From the corrected signal, respective likelihood values for the FEC encoded data values are derived, using an estimation algorithm which accounts... Agent:

20140195880 - Rate matching and scrambling techniques for control signaling: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a transmitter, a receiver and methods of operating a transmitter and a receiver. In one embodiment, the transmitter includes an input padding module configured to provide padded bits having padding bits added to payload bits for one or more control channels, and a scrambling... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140195881 - Bose-chaudhuri-hocquenghem (bch) decoder: A decoder for decoding a set of bits encoded using a Bose-Chaudhuri-Hocquenghem (BCH) error-correcting code (ECC) includes a syndrome generator, a key equation solver, and an error bit locator. The syndrome generator receives the set of encoded bits and generates a set of syndromes. The key equation solver generates an... Agent:

20140195882 - Additional error protection for wireless transmission: Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for enhancing error protection for wireless transmissions.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140195883 - Apparatus, system, and method for matching patterns with an ultra fast check engine: A check engine includes a plurality of comparators each including a first directional characteristic aligned to store at least one reference bit included in a set of reference bits, and a second directional characteristic aligned to present at least one target bit included in a set of target bits. Each... Agent: Crocus Technology Inc.

  
07/03/2014 > 59 patent applications in 39 patent subcategories.

20140189417 - Apparatus and method for partial memory mirroring: An apparatus and method are described for performing partial memory mirroring operations. For example, one embodiment of a processor comprises: a processor core for generating a read or write transaction having a system memory address; a home agent identified to service the read or write transaction based on the system... Agent:

20140189418 - Expander to control multipaths in a storage network: An identification request is received from a host device. A virtual address that identifies at least the first device and a second device is determined. The first device and the second device are coupled together to form a plurality of redundant paths between the host device and a target device.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140189419 - Method and apparatus for providing computing resources: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and apparatus for providing computing resources to a user. In one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method for providing computing resources to a user, comprising: in response to a request from the user, looking up in a... Agent: Emc Corporation

20140189420 - Memory system: A memory system includes a volatile first storing unit, a nonvolatile second storing unit in which data is managed in a predetermined unit, and a controller that writes data requested by a host apparatus in the second storing unit via the first storing unit and reads out data requested by... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140189421 - Non-volatile memory program failure recovery via redundant arrays: Non-volatile memory program failure recovery via redundant arrays enables higher programming bandwidth and/or reduced latency in some storage subsystem implementations, e.g. a solid-state disk. Data to program N portions of a plurality of non-volatile memories is received at a non-volatile memory controller. The data includes particular data to program a... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140189422 - Information processing apparatus and stored information analyzing method: An information processing apparatus includes: a dividing unit that divides a storage region in accordance with storage region management information, the storage region management information and type information; a setting unit that selects a first division region from division regions indicative of the divided storage region and that puts the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140189423 - Two level addressing in storage clusters: Digital objects are stored and accessed within a fixed content storage cluster by using a page mapping table and a pages index. A stream is read from the cluster by using a portion of its unique identifier as a key into the page mapping table. The page mapping table indicates... Agent:

20140189424 - Apparatus and method for parity resynchronization in disk arrays: A method for parity resynchronization in disk arrays, in which an intent log comprising a list of addresses of pieces of data stored in a data write cache is generated. The pieces of data of the data write cache are written to a disk while the pieces of data are... Agent:

20140189425 - Library controller and method for controlling library device: A library controller includes a data storage and a processor. The processor is configured to receive a plurality of data from a host device and write the received plurality of data to a first data buffer included in a first drive. The processor is configured to instruct, upon occurrence of... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140189426 - Apparatus and method for fast failure handling of instructions: A processor is described comprising: instruction failure logic to perform a plurality of operations in response to a detected instruction execution failure, the instruction failure logic to be used for instructions which have complex failure modes and which are expected to have a failure frequency above a threshold, wherein the... Agent:

20140189427 - Live error recovery: A packet is identified at a port of a serial data link, and it is determined that the packet is associated with an error. Entry into an error recovery mode is initiated based on the determination that the packet is associated with the error. Entry into the error recovery mode... Agent:

20140189428 - Querying and repairing data: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to querying and repairing data. In aspects, a component may detect that data on storage has become corrupted. In response, the component may request data from one or more redundant copies of the data and may determine which of the redundant copies,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140189429 - Method and system for implementing consistency groups with virtual machines: Disclosed is an approach for implementing disaster recovery for virtual machines. Consistency groups are implemented for virtual machines, where the consistency group link together two or more VMs. The consistency group includes any set of VMs which need to be managed on a consistent basis in the event of a... Agent: Nutanix, Inc.

20140189430 - System, methods and apparatus using virtual appliances in a semiconductor test environment: In one embodiment, a semiconductor test control system includes a computer system having a plurality of hardware resources; a hypervisor installed on the computer system; and a test floor controller installed on the computer system. The hypervisor virtualizes the hardware resources and provides each of at least one virtual appliance... Agent: Verigy (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20140189431 - Method and system for monitoring transaction execution on a computer network and computer storage medium: A method and system for monitoring transaction execution on a computer network, and a computer storage medium are provided. The method for monitoring transaction execution on a computer network in accordance with an embodiment of the disclosure, including the steps of: acquiring monitoring data of a transaction executing on a... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

20140189432 - Data recovery using a cloud-based remote data recovery center: A Remote Metadata Center provides Distaster Recovery (DR) testing and metadata backup services to multiple business organizations. Metadata associated with local data backups performed at business organizations is transmitted to the Remote Metadata Center. Corresponding backup data is stored in a data storage system that is either stored locally at... Agent: Commvault Systems, Inc.

20140189433 - Memory subsystem performance based on in-system weak bit detection: A memory subsystem can test a memory device in situ, testing the performance of parameters of operation the device in the system it is built into during production. Thus, the system can detect the specific values that will work for one or more operating parameters for the memory device in... Agent:

20140189434 - System and method for achieving high performance data flow among user space processes in storage systems: Fault isolation capabilities made available by user space can be provided for a embedded network storage system without sacrificing efficiency. By giving user space processes direct access to specific devices (e.g., network interface cards and storage adapters), processes in a user space can initiate Input/Output requests without issuing system calls... Agent: Netapp, Inc.

20140189435 - System and method to extend the capabilities of a web browser of a web application issue root cause determination techniques: Disclosed is a system and method for extending the web application root cause determination functionality to a web browser. In one aspect, the present invention plots the network topology diagram for the web application by executing network trace commands. In another aspect, the present invention allows user to upload their... Agent:

20140189436 - Fault detection and localization in data centers: Systems and Methods for detection and localization of performance faults in data centers are described. In one embodiment, a method comprises identifying a performance fault in a data center upon detection of the performance fault at any of a plurality of monitors in the data center, wherein the plurality of... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited

20140189437 - Multi-tier trace: The disclosure relates to methods and systems for trace solutions in a computer processing system. More specifically, the disclosure relates to methods and systems for a multi-tier trace architecture. A method for separating raw trace data includes receiving raw trace data from one of more CPUs and/or busses in the... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20140189438 - Memory leak detection: In accordance with aspects of the disclosure, systems and methods are provided for monitoring one or more classes for detecting suspected memory leaks in a production environment. The systems and methods may include identifying which of the one or more classes hold at least one static or non-static field of... Agent: Bmc Software, Inc.

20140189439 - Banking of reliability metrics: In one embodiment, a processor includes at least one functional block and banking logic. The banking logic may be to determine an average reliability metric associated with the at least one functional block. The banking logic may also be to, if the average reliability metric exceeds a required level, implement... Agent:

20140189441 - Information processing apparatus and server management method: An information processing apparatus includes an instruction unit and a calculation unit, and instructs a plurality of physical servers to start to provide or stop providing service. The calculation unit monitors the operating status of equipment that is installed in each of a plurality of chassis each housing one or... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140189440 - Predicting a time of failure of a device: The present disclosure relates generally to the field of predicting a time of failure of a device. In various examples, predicting a time of failure of a device may be implemented in the form of methods and/or algorithms.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140189443 - Hop-by-hop error detection in a server system: A server system performs error detection on a hop-by-hop basis at multiple compute nodes, thereby facilitating the detection of a compute node experiencing failure. The server system communicates a packet from an originating node (the originating node) to a destination node by separating the packet into multiple flow control digits... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20140189442 - Message service downtime: The description relates to addressing the downtime of a message service. One example can include determining that an error occurred during a message send process. A decision can be made whether the error is a suspicious error or a non-suspicious error. In an instance where the error is a suspicious... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140189444 - Method of detecting an error of a multi-time programmable operation, and organic light emitting display device employing the same: A method of detecting an error of a multi-time programmable (MTP) operation in which each gamma-offset and each header-bit at predetermined reference gray-levels are written in a MTP memory device while the MTP operation is performed on a pixel circuit, the each header-bit indicating whether or not the each gamma-offset... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd

20140189445 - Signaling software recoverable errors: Embodiments of an invention for signaling software recoverable errors are disclosed. In one embodiment, a processor includes a first unit, a programmable indicator, and a second unit. The first unit is to detect a poison error. The programmable indicator is to indicate whether the poison error is signaled as a... Agent:

20140189446 - Forward error correction with configurable latency: A method of performing forward error correction with configurable latency, where a configurable latency algorithm evaluates a target Bit Error Rate (BER) against an actual BER and adjusts the size of a configurable buffer such that the target BER may be achieved when utilizing the smallest buffer size possible. When... Agent: Altera Canada Co.

20140189447 - Method, device and baseband chip for receiving service data in a communication system: The present disclosure provides a method, a device and a baseband chip for receiving service data in a communication system. The method includes: receiving service data including a plurality of data blocks, where each of the plurality of data blocks comprises an information code and a check code; performing a... Agent:

20140189448 - Decreasing power supply demand during bist initializations: Aspects of the invention provide for decreasing the power supply demand during built-in self test (BIST) initializations. In one embodiment, a BIST architecture for reducing the power supply demand during BIST initializations, includes: a chain of slow BIST I/O interfaces; a chain of fast BIST I/O interfaces, each fast BIST... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140189450 - Hierarchical, distributed built-in self-repair solution: A built-in self-test (BIST) circuit to test one or more memory blocks on an integrated circuit. The one or more memory blocks further includes a first memory block and a second memory block A built-in soft-repair controller (BISoR) is provided to soft repair the one or more memory blocks. The... Agent:

20140189449 - Method and system for checking software: A method and a system that checks software and includes a hooking module that collects process control block (PCB) information corresponding to each process on a kernel by being executed at the time of booting a system. In addition, the system includes a safety service module that searches and defends... Agent: Kia Motors Corporation

20140189451 - Addressing, command protocol, and electrical interface for non-volatile memories utilized in recording usage counts: A memory module, including a plurality of memory cells and a plurality of signal lines for communicating with a processing device. The memory module is configured such that following reception of a command and upon encountering a first condition while processing the command, the memory module limits a voltage on... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc.

20140189453 - High density low power scan flip-flop: A scan flip flop includes a partial multiplexer coupled to a master latch. The partial multiplexer is configured to receive a scan enable (SCAN) where the partial multiplexer includes an OR gate coupled to a tri-stated AND gate. A tri-state inverter is coupled to an output of the master latch... Agent:

20140189452 - System for reducing peak power during scan shift at the local level for scan based tests: A method for performing scan based tests is presented. The method comprises routing scan data serially from a plurality of I/O ports to a plurality of partitions of an integrated circuit using a first clock signal operating at a first frequency, wherein each partition comprises a plurality of internal scan... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140189454 - Global low power capture scheme for cores: A method for testing an integrated circuit to reduce peak power problems during scan capture mode is presented. The method comprises programming a respective duration of a first time window for each of a plurality of cores and a cache on the integrated circuit. It further comprises counting the number... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140189455 - System for reducing peak power during scan shift at the global level for scan based tests: A method for reducing peak power during a scan shift cycle is presented. The method comprises multiplexing a test clock with a functional clock on a integrated circuit at the root of a clock tree. The method also comprises adding a plurality of delay elements on a clock path, wherein... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140189456 - 3d built-in self-test scheme for 3d assembly defect detection: Techniques and mechanisms are provided for an improved built in self-test (BIST) mechanism for 3D assembly defect detection. According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, the described mechanisms and techniques can function to detect defects in interconnects which vertically connect different layers of a 3D device, as well as... Agent: Altera Corporation

20140189457 - Input/output delay testing for devices utilizing on-chip delay generation: I/O delay testing for devices utilizing on-chip delay generation. An embodiment of an apparatus includes I/O buffer circuits, at least one of the buffer circuits including a transmitter and a receiver that are coupled for loop-back testing of the buffer circuit; and testing circuitry for the loop-back testing for the... Agent:

20140189458 - Soft input, soft ouput mappers and demappers for block codes: A codebook which includes a plurality of messages and a plurality of codewords, a specified codeword bit value, and a specified message bit value are obtained. The LLR for bit ci in a codeword is generated, including by: identifying, from the codebook, those codewords where bit ci has the specified... Agent: Sk Hynix Memory Solutions Inc.

20140189459 - Method and system for operating a communication circuit configurable to support one or more data rates: A method and system for operating a communication circuit that is configurable to support one or more communication standards on a single device. The communication circuit includes a transmitting device that comprises a PCS module operating at a first data rate, and a second PCS module operating at a second... Agent: Altera Corporation

20140189460 - Reconstructive error recovery procedure (erp) for multiple data sets using reserved buffer: In one embodiment, a system includes a processor configured to execute logic, the logic being configured to read a plurality of data sets, each data set including a plurality of portions which combine together to wholly form the data set, and reread at least a first uncorrected data set using... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140189462 - Error correcting device, method for monitoring an error correcting device and data processing system: An error correcting device is provided that has an input connectable to receive one or more data units, an error detection module arranged to identify a presence of one or more errors in a received data unit of the one or more data units and to provide an error detection... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20140189464 - Feedback signaling error detection and checking in mimo wireless communication systems: A method of feedback in a wireless transmit receive unit includes providing a precoding matrix index (PMI), error checking the (PMI) to produce an error check (EC) bit, coding the PMI and the EC bit and transmitting the coded PMI and EC bit.... Agent: Interdigital Technology Corporation

20140189463 - Method and apparatus for interleaving low density parity check (ldpc) codes over mobile satellite channels: Systems, methods and apparatus are described to interleave LDPC coded data for reception over a mobile communications channel, such as, for example, a satellite channel. In exemplary embodiments of the present invention, a method for channel interleaving includes segmenting a large LDPC code block into smaller codewords, randomly shuffling the... Agent: Sirius Xm Radio Inc.

20140189461 - Unequal error protection scheme for headerized sub data sets: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a headerized SDS protected by unequal error protection; decoding a header from the headerized SDS and removing an impact of the header from C1 row parity to obtain a SDS; for a number of iterations: performing C2 column decoding, for no more than... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140189465 - Methods, devices, and systems for data sensing: The present disclosure includes methods and devices for data sensing. One such method includes performing a number of successive sense operations on a number of memory cells using a number of different sensing voltages, determining a quantity of the number memory cells that change states between consecutive sense operations of... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140189466 - Memory error detection: Systems and methods are provided for detecting and correcting address errors in a memory system. In the memory system, a memory device generates an error-detection code based on an address transmitted via an address bus and transmits the error-detection code to a memory controller. The memory controller transmits an error... Agent: Rambus Inc.

20140189467 - Method and apparatus for decoding and correcting a first byte based on a status of a second byte adjacent to the first byte and in response to a failure to decode the first byte: A decoder including a decode module, a matrix module, and a marking module. The decode module receives data and performs a first decoding iteration to decode the data. The first decoding iteration includes generating a first matrix having a first byte. The matrix module generates a second matrix based on... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.

20140189468 - Memory devices and systems configured to adjust a size of an ecc coverage area: Memory devices and systems having an array of memory cells arranged in a plurality of sectors and a plurality of ECC coverage areas, and control circuitry configured to adjust a size of one or more of the ECC coverage areas.... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140189469 - Nonvolatile memory devices with age-based variability of read operations and methods of operating same: Integrated circuit memory systems and methods include comparing a number of erase cycles of a memory block corresponding to a read request to a first value and reading data stored in the memory block according to a first read condition corresponding to a first reliability improvement operation when the number... Agent:

20140189470 - Apparatus and method for data transmission: Provided are a data transmission apparatus and a method for the data transmission apparatus to transmit a plurality of packets constituting transmission data to a receiving end. The data transmission apparatus for transmitting a plurality of packets constituting transmission data to a receiving end includes a packet-specific weight calculator configured... Agent:

20140189471 - Dtv transmitting system and receiving system and method of processing broadcast signal: A television transmitting system includes an encoder, a data randomizing and expanding unit, 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 randomizing and expanding unit randomizes the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140189472 - Efficient cache search and error detection: A first codeword may be constructed from a cache tag in a cache and an error correction code corresponding to the cache tag. A second codeword may be constructed from a search tag and an error correction code corresponding to the search tag. A hamming distance may be calculated between... Agent:

20140189473 - Apparatus and method for fast tag hit with double error correction and triple error detection: A method is described that includes reading a cache tag and the cache tag's corresponding ECC from storage circuitry of a cache. The method also includes generating an ECC for a search tag. The method also includes calculating a hamming distance between a) the cache tag and its corresponding ECC... Agent:

20140189474 - Implementation of crc32 using carryless multiplier: Methods, apparatus, and fabrication processes relating to implementing cyclic redundancy checks (CRCs) in processors, such as CRC32 instructions in x86 computer architectures. A method may comprise extracting a first CRC value from a data packet, performing a carryless operation upon the data packet to determine a second CRC value, and... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20140189475 - Error detection and correction scheme for a memory device: An embodiment of a method of operating a memory device includes reading data from a memory array into a data buffer, checking the data using a first checker, checking the data using a second checker, and when an error is detected by the first checker and the error is not... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

  
06/26/2014 > 54 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories.

20140181572 - Provide an appliance like test vehicle for it disaster recovery: A high availability/disaster recovery appliance test vehicle that contains a preconfigured high availability/disaster recovery solution for quick implementation at a test environment. The hardware and software components may be preconfigured with test applications and data and all the necessary networking, SAN and operating system requirements. This single shippable rack can... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140181573 - Fabric discovery for a cluster of nodes: Implementations of discovery functionalities in accordance with the present invention are characterized by being exceptionally minimalistic. A primary reason and benefit for such minimalistic implementations relate to these discovery functionalities being implemented via a management processor and associated resources of a system on a chip (SoC) unit as opposed to... Agent: Calxeda, Inc.

20140181575 - Data error detection and correction using hash values: The subject disclosure is directed towards a data storage service that uses hash values, such as substantially collision-free hash values, to maintain data integrity. These hash values are persisted in the form of mappings corresponding to data blocks in one or more data stores. If a data error is detected,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140181576 - Memory allocation for virtual machines using memory map: Apparatuses and methods associated with memory allocations for virtual machines are disclosed. In embodiments, an apparatus may include a processor; a plurality of memory modules; and a memory controller configured to provide a layout of the memory modules. The apparatus may further include a VMM configured to be operated by... Agent:

20140181577 - Systematic mitigation of memory errors: A system and method for mitigating memory errors in a computer system. Faulty memory is identified and tested by a memory manager of an operating system. The memory manager may perform diagnostic tests while the operating system is executing on the computer system. Regions of memory that are being used... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140181574 - Error correction and recovery in chained memory architectures: Electronic apparatus, systems, and methods to construct and operate the electronic apparatus and/or systems include a memory unit configured to receive data flow from two directions. The memory unit can be configured serially in a chain with other memory units. The chain can include an error check and correcting unit... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140181578 - Method and apparatus for slice partial rebuilding in a dispersed storage network: A dispersed storage system includes a plurality of storage units that each include a partial rebuild grid module. The partial rebuild grid module includes partial rebuilding functionality to reconstruct one of a plurality of encoded data slices wherein the plurality of encoded data slices are generated from a data segment... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140181581 - Error recovery within integrated circuit: An integrated circuit includes one or more portions having error detection and error correction circuits and which is operated with operating parameters giving finite non-zero error rate as well as one or more portions formed and operated to provide a zero error rate.... Agent: Arm Limited

20140181580 - Speculative non-faulting loads and gathers: According to one embodiment, a processor includes an instruction decoder to decode an instruction to read a plurality of data elements from memory, the instruction having a first operand specifying a storage location, a second operand specifying a bitmask having one or more bits, each bit corresponding to one of... Agent:

20140181579 - Systems and methods for on-line backup and disaster recovery: A data recovery system includes a plurality of customer computers to be backed-up, each customer computer running a client software to communicate back-up data files; a system management platform coupled to the client software over the Internet, the system management platform receiving inputs from a web user portal to control... Agent: Zetta, Inc.

20140181582 - Automatic retry for position identifiers: Applications performance for applications that access connections may be improved by providing a method of automatically retrying failed connections. A method for executing a communication interface may include receiving a retry timer length, receiving an indication that an application group is executing, opening position identifiers for the application group, failing... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20140181583 - Server and method for protecting against fan failure therein: A method for protecting against fan failure in a server uses a storage unit and a plurality of fans in the server. The method includes the following steps. A rotation speed of each of the plurality of fans is detected. A continuous working time period of each fan is timed.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140181584 - Debugging system of integrated circuit and debugging method thereof: A debugging method of an integrated circuit is disclosed. The debugging method is applied to an integrated circuit and a debugging system. The debugging method includes the following steps: selecting an error event of the integrated circuit; selecting a plurality of observing signals of the integrated circuit; storing values of... Agent: Asmedia Technology Inc.

20140181585 - Real usage model for solid-state drive: An embodiment is a technique to generate failure mode information for solid-state drive (SSD) in real environment. An environmental acquisition module acquires environmental information from an environmental sensor. A learning and update module generates an environmental profile based on the acquired environmental information. A failure acquisition module associates failure information... Agent: Virtium Technology, Inc.

20140181586 - Method and apparatus for performing host based diagnostics using a service processor: A method for performing a set of diagnostics on a host system using a service processor. The method includes recognizing a power-on event, and in response checking a diagnostic flag, where the diagnostic flag indicates the set of diagnostics to be performed. Retrieving, from internal storage of the service processor,... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20140181587 - Hardware based redundant multi-threading inside a gpu for improved reliability: A system and method for verifying computation output using computer hardware are provided. Instances of computation are generated and processed on hardware-based processors. As instances of computation are processed, each instance of computation receives a load accessible to other instances of computation. Instances of output are generated by processing the... Agent: Advabced Micro Devices, Inc.

20140181589 - Memory controller and operating method of memory controller: A method of operating a memory controller to control a memory device includes reading a read vector from the memory device and correcting one or more errors in the read vector, where a power consumed at the correcting is varied according to the number of errors in the read vector.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140181588 - Semiconductor memory apparatus and operating method thereof: A semiconductor memory apparatus includes: a user setting unit configured to generate test data and a delay control signal in response to an external command and an external address; a delay locked loop (DLL) clock generation unit including a replica configured to have a delay time controlled in response to... Agent: Sk Hynix Inc.

20140181590 - Automated end-to-end testing via multiple test tools: The development of automated tests that span end-to-end business processes, such as may be executed in part by each of multiple Enterprise Resource Planning systems, is a very complex activity. Beside expert know-how of various tools, such end-to-end business process testing requires various test automation tools to cover complex business... Agent: Sap Ag

20140181592 - Diagnostics of declarative source elements: A method for diagnosing declarative source elements in an application, such as in debugging markup source elements or visual elements in an application, is disclosed. Diagnosis information is associated with an object source of a visual element. The diagnosis information is provided for the visual element during the runtime of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140181591 - Test strategy for profile-guided code execution optimizers: Systems, methods and computer program products are described herein for testing a system that is designed to optimize the execution of code within an application or other computer program based on profile data collected during the execution of such code. The embodiments described herein utilize what is referred to as... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140181593 - Correlation of source code with system dump information: The present arrangements relate to analyzing a software error. At least one dump file created in response to a crash of software executing on a processing system can be accessed. Based on the dump file, a base version of at least one software module that was loaded when the crash... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140181594 - Signature-based store checking buffer: A system and method for optimizing redundant output verification, are provided. A hardware-based store fingerprint buffer receives multiple instances of output from multiple instances of computation. The store fingerprint buffer generates a signature from the content included in the multiple instances of output. When a barrier is reached, the store... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20140181595 - Estimating lifespan of solid-state drive using real usage model: An embodiment is a technique to estimate lifespan of a solid-state drive (SSD). Real environmental information from an environmental processor is received. The real environmental information corresponds to an environment of a solid-state drive (SSD). The lifespan of the SSD is estimated using the real environmental information and an internal... Agent: Virtium Technology, Inc.

20140181596 - Wear-out equalization techniques for multiple functional units: Wear-out equalization techniques for multiple functional hardware units are disclosed. An integrated circuit includes a power control unit (PCU) configured to monitor indicators of wear-out incurred by multiple functional hardware units of the integrated circuit. The PCU calculates cumulative wear-out metrics of the functional hardware units based on the monitored... Agent:

20140181598 - Information processing method, information processing device and recording medium: An information processing method includes: obtaining, when an operation control in an automatic operation process used for automatically executing an operation control for a plurality of computers is executed, when an error is detected in a first computer among the plurality of computers is executed, first information that indicates the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140181597 - Systems and methods for debugging model based message sequences: A system for simplifying message sequences is disclosed. The system includes a shrink component and a message simplification component. The shrink component is configured to receive a failure inducing message sequence and to provide a shrunk sequence based on the failure inducing message sequence. The shrunk sequence has less or... Agent:

20140181599 - Task server and method for allocating tasks: At least two task servers connect to a database server. The database server includes a task list. A task server accesses the task list to search a task which is an earliest presenting task. When the searched task has not been executed, the task server marks the searched task with... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20140181600 - Intelligently monitoring and dispatching information technology service alerts: In a method for intelligently monitoring and dispatching an Information Technology (IT) service alert, a computer receives a service error alert and classifies the service error alert. The computer assigns the service error alert, based on the service error alert class. The computer monitors the progress of the resolution of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140181601 - Method of testing multiple data packet signal transceivers concurrently: A method of testing, such as for a bit error rate (BER), of multiple data packet signal transceivers during which a tester and the data packet signal transceivers exchange sequences of test data packets and summary data packets. The tester provides the test data packets which contain respective pluralities of... Agent: Litepoint Corporation

20140181602 - Modeling memory arrays for test pattern analysis: A method includes receiving in a computing apparatus a model of an integrated circuit device including a memory array. The memory array is modeled as a plurality of device primitives. A test pattern analysis of the memory array is performed using the model in the computing apparatus. A system includes... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20140181605 - Asynchronous programmable jtag-based interface to debug any system-on-chip states, power modes, resets, clocks, and complex digital logic: An asynchronous debug interface is disclosed that allows TAG agents, JTAG-based debuggers, firmware, and software to debug, access, and override any functional registers, interrupt registers, power/clock gating enables, etc., of core logic being tested. The asynchronous debug interface works at a wide range of clock frequencies and allows read and... Agent:

20140181604 - Channel control circuit and semiconductor device having the same: A channel control circuit having a plurality of channels according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a channel control signal generating block configured to generate a channel control signal capable of selectively controlling an activated state of a channel in response to a combination of a first test... Agent: Sk Hynix Inc.

20140181606 - Direct scan access jtag: The present disclosure describes novel methods and apparatuses for directly accessing JTAG Tap domains that exist in a scan path of many serially connected JTAG Tap domains. Direct scan access to a selected Tap domain by a JTAG controller is achieved using auxiliary digital or analog terminals associated with the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140181607 - Lock state machine operations upon stp data captures and shifts: Operating a state machine includes enabling operation of the state machine upon receiving a signal indicating a change from operation of a test access port to a scan test port. The process maintains the state machine in an IDLE 1 state while receiving a scan test port capture signal and... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140181603 - Method and apparatus for tuning scan capture phase activity factor: A method and apparatus for tuning the activity factor of a scan capture phase is described. In one example an activity factor is determined for a die to be tested. The die may be isolated or part of a wafer. A structural scan test is modified to run with an... Agent:

20140181609 - Semiconductor test system and method: A test controller applies test stimulus signals to the input pads of plural die on a wafer in parallel. The test controller also applies encoded test response signals to the output pads of the plural die in parallel. The encoded test response signals are decoded on the die and compared... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140181608 - 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: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140181610 - Bulk data transfer: This disclosure relates to network data communication. Some embodiments include initiating a network connection between an original source and an ultimate destination, transmitting a block of data from the original source to the ultimate destination on the network, requesting retransmission of lost blocks from the ultimate destination to the source... Agent: Aspera, Inc.

20140181611 - System and method for mitigating burst noise in a communications system: A system, method and computer program product is provided for mitigating the effects of burst noise on packets transmitted in a communications system. A transmitting device applies an outer code, which may include, for example, a block code, an exclusive OR (XOR) code, or a repetition code, to one or... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140181612 - Low density parity check decoder: A method and system for decoding low density parity check (“LDPC”) codes. An LDPC decoder includes an R select unit, a Q message first-in first-out (“FIFO”) memory, and a cyclic shifter. The R select unit provides an R message by selecting from a plurality of possible R message values. The... Agent: Texas A&m University System

20140181613 - Memory controller method and system compensating for memory cell data losses: A computer system includes a memory controller coupled to a memory module containing several DRAMs. The memory module also includes a non-volatile memory storing row addresses identifying rows containing DRAM memory cells that are likely to lose data during normal refresh of the memory cells. Upon power-up, the data from... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140181615 - Method, system and apparatus for providing access to error correction information: Techniques and mechanisms to facilitate data error detection by a memory controller. In an embodiment, the memory controller calculates, for each of a plurality of data blocks, a respective result based on a first metadata value and data of that data block, where the first metadata value describes a characteristic... Agent: Intel Corporation

20140181616 - System and method for implementing multiple fec encoding profiles: Systems and methods for FEC encoding, for example for 10GEPON are provided. For the upstream or downstream, multiple FEC encoding and decoding profiles are implemented that include various levels of FEC encoding. Then, for a given ONU, a selection between these FEC encoding profiles is made. The OLT can instruct... Agent: Cortina Systems, Inc.

20140181614 - Techniques for error correction of encoded data: Examples are disclosed for techniques for error correction of encoded data. In some examples, error correction code (ECC) information for the ECC encoded data may be received that indicates the ECC encoded data includes one or more errors. A determination may be made as to whether the ECC encoded data... Agent:

20140181617 - Management of non-valid decision patterns of a soft read retry operation: An apparatus comprising a first circuit and a second circuit. The first circuit may be configured to generate an output signal in response to (i) a value retrieved from a look-up table, and (ii) an index signal. The second circuit may be configured to generate the index signal in response... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140181618 - Error detection and correction apparatus and method: Embodiments of apparatus and methods for error detection and correction are described. A codeword may have a data portion and associated check bits. In embodiments, one or more error detection modules may be configured to detect a plurality of error types in the codeword. One or more error correction modules... Agent:

20140181619 - Data distribution utilizing unique read parameters in a dispersed storage system: A method begins by storing, in response to storage requests, a single encoded copy of broadcast data as a plurality of sets of encoded data slices. The broadcast data is encoded in accordance with an error coding dispersal storage function to produce the plurality of sets of encoded data slices.... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.

20140181620 - System and method for using solid state storage systems as a cache for the storage of temporary data: A method of storing data includes a storage device controller that receives a storage access operation to store data on at least one non-volatile storage device having a plurality of individually accessible blocks. In response to receiving the storage access operation to store data, the controller initiates a first program... Agent: Dell Products L.p.

20140181621 - Method of arranging data in a non-volatile memory and a memory control system thereof: A method of arranging data in a non-volatile memory and an associated memory control system are disclosed. A data area is divided into a plurality of valid data divisions, each having a link header followed by associated data and error correction code (ECC). At least one linking parameter is set... Agent: Skymedi Corporation

20140181623 - Method for encoding information object and encoder using the same: A method and apparatus are provided for encoding an information object. The method includes storing the information object in a buffer; generating a sampling set including bits selected from the buffer according to a predetermined rule and bits randomly selected from the buffer; generating control channel data including information on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140181622 - Variable rate coding for forward and reverse link: A technique for encoding a signal used in a digital communication system in which individual traffic channel data rates may be adapted to specific channel conditions. In particular, a forward error correction coding rate is adapted for individual channels while at the same time maintaining a fixed block size independent... Agent:

20140181624 - Majority-tabular post processing of quasi-cyclic low-density parity-check codes: A method for finding a valid codeword based on a near codeword trapping in a low-density parity-check decoding process includes identifying trapping set configurations and applying corrections to produce trapping sets with a limited number of invalid checks. Trapping set configurations are corrected in order to produce a trapping set... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140181625 - Read channel data signal detection with reduced-state trellis: An apparatus comprises read channel circuitry and signal processing circuitry associated with the read channel circuitry. The signal processing circuitry is configured to determine a first set of soft outputs, hard decisions and reliability indicators for a read channel data signal, to determine a second set of soft outputs, hard... Agent: Lsi Corporation

  
06/19/2014 > 67 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories.

20140173327 - Correcting a failure associated with a current firmware image: Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for correcting a failure associated with a current firmware image are provided. Embodiments include a firmware selection module detecting the failure associated with the current firmware image stored in firmware memory corresponding to a component of a system. Embodiments also include the firmware selection... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173328 - Correcting a failure associated with a current firmware image: Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for correcting a failure associated with a current firmware image are provided. Embodiments include a firmware selection module detecting the failure associated with the current firmware image stored in firmware memory corresponding to a component of a system. Embodiments also include the firmware selection... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173326 - Write performance in fault-tolerant clustered storage systems: Embodiments of the invention relate to supporting transaction data committed to a stable storage. Committed data in the cluster is stored in the persistent cache layer and replicated and stored in the cache layer of one or more secondary nodes. One copy is designated as a master copy and all... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173331 - Adaptive private network with geographically redundant network control nodes: Systems and techniques are described which improve performance, reliability, and predictability of networks. Geographically diverse network control nodes (NCNs) are provided in an adaptive private network (APN) to provide backup NCN operations in the event of a failure. A primary NCN node in a first geographic location is operated according... Agent: Talari Networks Incorporated

20140173329 - Cascading failover of blade servers in a data center: Cascading failover of blade servers in a data center implemented by transferring by a system management server a data processing workload from a failing blade server to an initial replacement blade server, with the data processing workload characterized by data processing resource requirements and the initial replacement blade server having... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173332 - Cascading failover of blade servers in a data center: Cascading failover of blade servers in a data center implemented by transferring by a system management server a data processing workload from a failing blade server to an initial replacement blade server, with the data processing workload characterized by data processing resource requirements and the initial replacement blade server having... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173335 - High reliability redundant voting system for a signal received by voting processors in a communication system: Disclosed are methods and systems for providing improved reliability via redundant voting systems. The voting systems are operable to vote on a signal received by a plurality of base stations in a communication system. A first voting processor transmits a message to the plurality of base stations indicating a return... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.

20140173334 - Routing of communications to a platform service: Systems and methods for routing communications to a platform service are provided. A message including payload data is received. The information in the payload data of the message is examined in order to determine the type of message. The message is then relayed to an appropriate platform service based on... Agent: Aventail LLC

20140173333 - Sever and method for handling errors of programs: Programs in a host server are the same as programs in a backup server. When the host server is executing handling items in the host server and a system time of the server exceeds an earliest predefined handling time of the handling items, a handling item with the earliest predefined... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140173330 - Split brain detection and recovery system: The invention provides for split brain detection and recovery in a DAS cluster data storage system through a secondary network interconnection, such as a SAS link, directly between the DAS controllers. In the event of a communication failure detected on the secondary network, the DAS controllers initiate communications over the... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140173336 - Cascading failover of blade servers in a data center: Cascading failover of blade servers in a data center that includes transferring by a system management server a data processing workload from a failing blade server to an initial replacement blade server, with the data processing workload characterized by data processing resource requirements and the initial replacement blade server having... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173337 - Storage apparatus, control method, and control program: A storage-apparatus has a plurality of storage-devices and a controller for controlling data read from and write to the plurality of storage-devices, the controller includes a determination-unit and a restore-processing-unit, when a new storage-device has failed in a non-redundant state being a redundant group state without redundancy, in which some... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140173338 - Communication channel failover in a high performance computing (hpc) network: A method, apparatus and program product implement a failover of a communication channel in a cluster fabric that transfers a state of the communication channel between windows resident in a hardware fabric interface device. The failover is desirably implemented by updating a plurality of mappings between memory resources in a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173340 - Incident handling: A first future time occurs sooner than a second future time. The first future time indicates when the first and second future times are to be evaluated. The second future time provides a boundary between schedules occurring sooner and schedules occurring later. A schedule is generated and added to a... Agent:

20140173339 - Transformer substation automation system: An SC includes a determination database storing determination data. The SC includes a specific-event-occurrence detection unit that detects an occurrence of a transformer substation specific event, a data-compression-instruction output unit, a specific-event-recovery detection unit that detects an end of the specific event, and a data-compression-termination-instruction output unit. An MU and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140173341 - Enhanced recovery of highly available computing systems: Exemplary embodiments disclose a method and system for detecting a failure and resuming processing in a computing system encompassing at least two sites, a primary site and a secondary site. In a module, an exemplary embodiment generates a record of a logically consistent state and data of system components of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173342 - Debug access mechanism for duplicate tag storage: A coherence system includes a storage array that may store duplicate tag information associated with a cache memory of a processor. The system may also include a pipeline unit that includes a number of stages to control accesses to the storage array. The pipeline unit may pass through the pipeline... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140173345 - Memory bit mbist architecture for parallel master and slave execution: A scalable, reconfigurable Memory Built-In Self-Test (MBIST) architecture for a semiconductor device, such as a multiprocessor, having a Master and one or more Slave MBIST controllers is described. The MBIST architecture includes a plurality of MBISTDP interfaces connected in a ring with the Master MBIST controller. Each MBISTDP interface connects... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20140173343 - Method and apparatus for supporting a unified debug environment: A field programmable gate array (FPGA) includes a soft processor and a soft processor debug unit implemented by programmable logic on the FPGA. The FPGA includes a system on a chip (SOC) that includes a hard processor and a hard processor debug unit. The FPGA includes a bus bridge, coupled... Agent:

20140173344 - Programmable built-in-self tester (bist) in memory controller: Some novel features pertain to a memory controller that includes a memory controller logic, a built-in-self-tester (BIST) logic, and a switch. The memory controller logic is for controlling memory on a memory die. The built-in-self tester (BIST) logic is for testing the memory. The switch is coupled to the BIST... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140173346 - Validating operation of system-on-chip controller for storage device using programmable state machine: A system-on-chip includes a storage controller, a read channel integrated circuit, a programmable state machine controller, a switching circuit, a buffer memory, and an interface to access the buffer memory. The switching circuit connects the storage controller or the programmable state machine controller to the read channel integrated circuit. The... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140173347 - Firmware generated register file for use in hardware validation: When testing or validating a hardware system, a script file representing a portion of the firmware may be used to test the system instead of using the firmware code itself. For example, the script file may be plurality of register commands that perform the same initialization sequence as the firmware.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173348 - Firmware generated register file for use in hardware validation: When testing or validating a hardware system, a script file representing a portion of the firmware may be used to test the system instead of using the firmware code itself. For example, the script file may be plurality of register commands that perform the same initialization sequence as the firmware.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173352 - Computing device and method of checking burned-in files: In a method to check burned-in files, a file is obtained from a storage device and a checksum value of the file is computed. A burning-in check system is integrated into the file, and then the file is burned-in a complex programmable logic device (CPLD) chip. The checksum value of... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd

20140173353 - Integrated circuit device and method of identifying a presence of a broken connection within an external signal path: An integrated circuit device comprises at least one connectivity identification module. The at least one connectivity identification module is arranged to determine an initial sensed state of at least one external signal path of the integrated circuit device, cause the at least one external signal path to be pulled towards... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20140173349 - Method and apparatus for determining relevance of assignments in combinatorial models: An apparatus and computer-implemented method for determining relevance of assignments in combinatorial models, the method comprising: receiving an attribute collection, the attribute collection comprising one or more attributes and one or more possible values for each of attributes; receiving pone or more restrictions, each restriction indicating one or more values... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173350 - On-the-fly technical support: A method performed by an information handling system for on-the-fly technical support is described. In an exemplary method, an error message is read to obtain an error code therefrom. A project directory is searched to obtain a report; where the report indicates a failed module of a plurality of executable... Agent: Xilinx, Inc.

20140173351 - Using environmental signatures for test scheduling: Method and system are provided for using environmental signatures for test scheduling. The method includes: generating an environmental signature for a test including the usage of power and temperature of one or more hardware components being tested; determining an outcome score of the test; and scheduling one or more tests... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173354 - Software installation method, apparatus and program product: A software preload arrangement uses a central server to store the software repository(ries) for various computer instruction files offered for preload into a system being manufactured. To execute the preload, a client workstation is used to execute the actual preload steps for a system under test (SUT). When the SUT... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173355 - Remote device automation using a device services bridge: Pairing information is used by the target application to determine how to connect to the correct controller. A network pipe is established between the target application and the controller. The network pipe is used to pass information, such as to deliver/receive test information, between the controller and target application. A... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140173356 - Performing diagnostic tracing of an executing application to identify suspicious pointer values: Arrangements described herein relate to performing diagnostic tracing of an executing application. A trace entry in trace data can be identified, the trace entry comprising a pointer that refers to a memory address. Whether a value that is, or has been, stored at the memory address is an erroneous value... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173358 - Performing diagnostic tracing of an executing application to identify suspicious pointer values: Arrangements described herein relate to performing diagnostic tracing of an executing application. A trace entry in trace data can be identified, the trace entry comprising a pointer that refers to a memory address. Whether a value that is, or has been, stored at the memory address is an erroneous value... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173357 - Salvaging event trace information in power loss interruption scenarios: Salvaging event trace information in power loss interruption (PLI) scenarios, for use in solid-state drive (SSD) and hard disk drive (HDD) storage devices. If volatile state information that is salvaged after an inadvertent power loss were to include event trace information, then such information can provide a valuable debug resource.... Agent: Hgst Netherlands B.v.

20140173360 - Apparatus and method for controlling data interface: Disclosed is an apparatus and a method for controlling data interface. The apparatus for controlling data interface comprises: a transmitting terminal outputting signal including a CDR (Clock Data Recovery) training signal, an align training signal and display data sequentially; a receiving terminal inputting the signals from the transmitting terminal; and... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20140173359 - Automated correlation and analysis of callstack and context data: Embodiments allow a user to define event scenarios that are used to analyze callstack and context data. Scenarios that are delayed are flagged and reported to the user with an aggregated callstack of CPU samples taken during the delay. An aggregation is done for samples for the main user interface... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140173362 - Automatic training proposal for data transport: The subject matter disclosed herein provides methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for proposing training based on the prediction or measurement of different metrics associated with a transport request. In one aspect there is provided a method that may include preparing a transport request including one or more objects... Agent:

20140173361 - System and method to inject a bit error on a bus lane: A method includes modifying, at a bit error injection circuit, a multiplier value by a first value according to an occurrence of a first event. The method also includes, in response to a determination that the modified multiplier value matches a first threshold, modifying, at the bit error injection circuit,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140173363 - Operation management device, operation management method, and operation management program: An operation management device includes: an information collection module which collects, from a managed device, first and second performance information showing a time series change in the performance information; a correlation model generation module which derives a correlation function between the first and second performance information and creates a correlation... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140173365 - Semiconductor apparatus, management apparatus, and data processing apparatus: A system to which the present application is applied includes a semiconductor apparatus including: a first communication unit which communicates with a central processing unit; a second communication unit which communicates with another data processing apparatus through a slot connectable to the central processing unit; and an interruption notification unit... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140173364 - Storage device, error processing method, and communication system: A storage device, includes: a plurality of controller modules; a bus disposed among the plurality of controller modules, the bus including a plurality of transmission paths; a detector configured to detect an error in data communication through the bus; and a connection controller configured to carry out partial fallback processing... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140173366 - Transmitting a diagnostic code from a processor: Diagnostic codes are transmitted by a processor using an access operation to a storage or memory device. In some configurations, the diagnostic codes are inferred by observing access operations to the storage or memory device.... Agent:

20140173367 - Systems and methods for differential pair in-pair skew determination and compensation: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a processor, a first information handling resource communicatively coupled to the processor, and a second information handling resource communicatively coupled to the processor and the first information handling resource. The first information handling resource and the... Agent: Dell Products L.p.

20140173368 - Detecting a memory device defect: A technique includes receiving data indicative of a time varying count of errors, which are attributable to at least one memory device. The technique includes filtering the indicated count and detecting a defect in the memory device(s), where the detecting includes selectively generating an indicator to represent that the memory... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140173369 - Classifying flash devices using ecc: An embodiment is a technique to classify a flash device. Test data to a flash device are accessed in unscramble and scramble modes under a test mode. Error correcting code (ECC) results are recorded on the test data for the unscramble and scramble modes. A device quality figure is calculated... Agent: Virtium Technology, Inc.

20140173370 - Debug system, apparatus and method thereof for providing graphical pin interface: A debug apparatus for debugging a chip under test with a plurality of pins is provided. The debug apparatus includes a processor for controlling the chip under test via a bridge device. The processor provides graphical data to indicate pin states of the chip under test when the chip under... Agent: Nuvoton Technology Corporation

20140173371 - Semi-persistent resource allocation method for uplink transmission in wireless packet data systems: A wireless telecommunications network supplies a semi-persistent resource that a wireless station can use for special purposes (such as a retransmission of packets for ARQ purposes or a control signal. The semi-persistent resource can be allocated by the system to other terminals if, e.g., a retransmission is not required. Since... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20140173372 - System and method for terminal-group based harq for cellular integrated d2d communications: System and method embodiments are provided to support network communications with groups of UEs. The embodiments include a two-level group-based hybrid-automatic repeat request (HARQ) mechanism and acknowledgement (ACK)/negative ACK (NACK) feedback. An embodiment method includes receiving, at a UE within a virtual multi-point (ViMP) comprising UEs, a data packet for... Agent:

20140173373 - Decoding method for low density parity check and electronic device using the same: A decoding method for low density parity check (LDPC) and an electric device using the decoding method are provided. The decoding method includes: receiving a message and executing an iteration decoding to the message; obtaining first belief values of the message in an (i−1)th iteration; obtaining a first energy summation... Agent: Novatek (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

20140173375 - Ldpc encoding/decoding method and device using same: Disclosed are an LDPC encoding/decoding method and a device using same. The method includes the steps of: (a) generating an information bit sequence by determining information bits to be encoded from among a group of information bits; (b) generating a modified information bit sequence by inserting a preset error floor... Agent: Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University

20140173374 - Methods and apparatus for error coding: Methods and apparatus are described for implementing low-density parity-check codes. These may be used in electronic communications, such as wireless communication systems. A number of processes are implemented for each vector in a plurality of vectors of a coding matrix associated with a low-density parity-check code. These include retrieving, from... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140173376 - Encoding method and apparatus using crc code and polar code: An encoding method for encoding input information bits using an encoder implemented with concatenation of a CRC-α coder and a polar coder is provided. The method includes performing Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) coding on as many information bits as a determined number of CRC coding bits among input information bits... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140173377 - Memory controller, semiconductor storage device, and decoding method: According to an embodiment, a memory interface that includes n number of channels and writes data subjected to an error correction encoding process having capable of correcting t symbols, n number of first error correction decoding units that perform an error correction decoding process of correcting s (s<t) symbols on... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140173378 - Parity data management for a memory architecture: A processor system as presented herein includes a processor core, cache memory coupled to the processor core, a memory controller coupled to the cache memory, and a system memory component coupled to the memory controller. The system memory component includes a plurality of independent memory channels configured to store data... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20140173379 - Dirty cacheline duplication: A method of managing memory includes installing a first cacheline at a first location in a cache memory and receiving a write request. In response to the write request, the first cacheline is modified in accordance with the write request and marked as dirty. Also in response to the write... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20140173380 - Error recovery for flash memory: An indication of a page type which failed error correction decoding is received. A threshold to adjust is selected from a plurality of thresholds based at least in part on the page type. A third adjusted threshold associated with the page type is generated, including by: determining a first number... Agent: Sk Hynix Memory Solutions Inc.

20140173381 - Bit error detection and correction with error detection code and list-npmld: A method for reducing the number of error events in a transmitted data stream (34) comprises the steps of (i) generating at least a first most probable sequence (16(1)) and a second most probable sequence (16(2)) with a detection algorithm (12); (ii) determining if a first correctable error occurred in... Agent: Quantum, Inc.

20140173382 - Inspection of non-volatile memory for disturb effects: A method performed in a data storage device including a non-volatile memory includes reading a representation of data, the representation corresponding to one or more selected states of storage elements of a group of storage elements of the non-volatile memory. The method includes, in response to a count of errors... Agent: Sandisk Technologies Inc.

20140173383 - Multilevel encoding with error correction: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide methods, systems, and apparatuses related to multilevel encoding with error correction. In some embodiments, a plurality of bits may be encoded into a plurality of memory cells by responding to bits of the plurality of bits by changing the logic levels of corresponding groups... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20140173384 - Method and system for encoding for 100g-kr networking: Aspects of a method and system for encoding in 100G-KR networking are described. In one example embodiment, a coding method uses certain forward error correcting codes based on a given transcoding method and delivers the codes according to burst interleaving. In another example, a coding method includes receiving source data... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20140173385 - Low density parity check decoder with dynamic scaling: A data processing system is disclosed including a low density parity check decoder with a variable node processor, a check node processor and a scaler circuit. The low density parity check decoder is operable to scale soft information with a scaling factor in the scaler circuit while iteratively generating and... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20140173386 - Circuitry and method for correcting 3-bit errors containing adjacent 2-bit error: A circuitry is proposed for the correction of errors in a possibly erroneous binary word v′=v′1, . . . , v′n relative to a codeword v=v1, . . . , vn, in particular 3-bit errors containing an adjacent 2-bit error (burst error). The circuitry comprises a syndrome generator and a... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20140173387 - Apparatus and method for detecting bit sequence robustly to change of dc offset in ook receiver: A method of detecting a bit sequence, includes estimating parameters to be used to determine a probability distribution of a present signal in each of states of a present time, and calculating metrics of the respective states based on the parameters. The method further includes selecting survivor states from the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140173388 - Fault tolerant distributed mobile architecture: A method includes detecting a failure condition relating to a first distributed mobile architecture (dMA) gateway (dMAG) at a dMAG management system. The dMAG management system is in communication with at least the first dMAG, a second dMAG, and dMA nodes. The method also includes determining that the first dMAG... Agent: Lemko Corporation

20140173391 - Measured value transmitting device: The invention relates to measured value transmitting devices for serially transmitting data in accordance with the SSI method, Synchronous Serial Interface. At least one slave is provided which provides the data bits of a measured value detected by at least one sensor for the purpose of a serial bit-by-bit transmission... Agent: Balluff Gmbh

20140173390 - Methods and apparatus for managing error codes for storage systems coupled with external storage systems: A system comprising a plurality of storage systems, which uses storage devices of multiple levels of reliability. The reliability as a whole system is increased by keeping the error code for the relatively low reliability storage disks in the relatively high reliability storage system. The error code is calculated using... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd., Intellectual Property Group

20140173389 - Updating system and method: An updating system for updating an electronic device, comprises a storage unit, an obtaining unit for obtaining an update data from a storage medium and a first check value corresponding to the update data, and storing the updating data to the storage unit, wherein the first check value is calculated... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20140173392 - Hardware enforced protection of software data structures: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for hardware enforced data protection mechanisms to protect software data structures. Software data structures can be protected against malicious software or software code errors that may result in data/buffer overruns or failures in computing systems. Software data structures are identified that need... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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