IBM patents granted on 10 March 2015

67 US patents granted on 10 March 2015 and assigned to IBM

1 8,978,161 Targeted sequencing of biomolecules by pulling through a liquid-liquid interface with an atomic force microscope
2 8,978,131 Deterministic serialization of access to shared resources in a multi-processor system for code instructions accessing resources in a non-deterministic order
3 8,978,044 Storage-system-based driver distribution apparatus and method
4 8,978,031 Processing of overlay networks using an accelerated network interface card
5 8,978,019 Instrumentation of software applications for configuration thereof
6 8,978,018 Reversibly instrumenting a computer software application
7 8,978,011 Managing test results in a data center
8 8,978,005 Network reconfiguration in a data converter for improved electrical characteristics
9 8,978,001 Enhanced case-splitting based property checking
10 8,977,979 Social network relationship mapping
11 8,977,969 Dynamic web portal page
12 8,977,959 Visualization of medical conditions in a virtual universe
13 8,977,908 Method and apparatus for detecting a suspect memory leak
14 8,977,906 Checkpoint debugging using mirrored virtual machines
15 8,977,902 Integrity checking including side channel monitoring
16 8,977,900 Remediating events using behaviors
17 8,977,895 Multi-core diagnostics and repair using firmware and spare cores
18 8,977,894 Operating a data storage system
19 8,977,845 Methods and apparatus for access control in service-oriented computing environments
20 8,977,841 Sending messages by oblivious transfer
21 8,977,835 Reversing processing order in half-pumped SIMD execution units to achieve K cycle issue-to-issue latency
22 8,977,823 Store buffer for transactional memory
23 8,977,807 Secure memory system with fast wipe feature
24 8,977,793 Determining extended capability of a channel path
25 8,977,773 System and method for a rate control technique for a lightweight directory access protocol over MQSeries (LoM) server
26 8,977,771 Managing a plurality of media files for distribution using an archive
27 8,977,752 Event-based dynamic resource provisioning
28 8,977,730 Method and system for reducing message passing for contention detection in distributed SIP server environments
29 8,977,724 Method and system for automated operating system image loading
30 8,977,707 Delivering offers
31 8,977,682 Rebuild system for a storage network
32 8,977,681 Pre-fetching data
33 8,977,669 Multi-input and binary reproducible, high bandwidth floating point adder in a collective network
34 8,977,657 Finding lost objects in a file system having a namespace
35 8,977,650 Scalable summarization of data graphs
36 8,977,637 Facilitating field programmable gate array accelerations of database functions
37 8,977,636 Synthesizing aggregate data of disparate data types into data of a uniform data type
38 8,977,606 Method and apparatus for generating extended page snippet of search result
39 8,977,601 Disappearing index for more efficient processing of a database query
40 8,977,589 On the fly data binning
41 8,977,587 Sampling transactions from multi-level log file records
42 8,977,583 Synaptic, dendritic, somatic, and axonal plasticity in a network of neural cores using a plastic multi-stage crossbar switching
43 8,977,138 Optical receiver using infinite impulse response decision feedback equalization
44 8,977,124 Multi-node system networks with optical switches
45 8,976,789 Communication transport protocol for distributed information technology architectures
46 8,976,644 Multicast traffic forwarding on pruned interface
47 8,976,482 Servo control
48 8,976,479 Writing data to tape storage medium
49 8,976,118 Method for character correction
50 8,976,003 Large-scale document authentication and identification system
51 8,975,912 Multi-tunable superconducting circuits
52 8,975,910 Through-silicon-via with sacrificial dielectric line
53 8,975,697 Integrated circuit having MOSFET with embedded stressor and method to fabricate same
54 8,975,675 Locally isolated protected bulk FinFET semiconductor device
55 8,975,635 Co-integration of elemental semiconductor devices and compound semiconductor devices
56 8,975,531 Composite copper wire interconnect structures and methods of forming
57 8,975,525 Corles multi-layer circuit substrate with minimized pad capacitance
58 8,975,174 Interface-free metal gate stack
59 8,975,146 Trench isolation structures and methods for bipolar junction transistors
60 8,975,125 Formation of bulk SiGe fin with dielectric isolation by anodization
61 8,975,123 Tunnel field-effect transistors with a gate-swing broken-gap heterostructure
62 8,975,095 Integrated nanowire/nanosheet nanogap and nanopore for DNA and RNA sequencing
63 8,974,888 Preventing conductive anodic filament (CAF) formation by sealing discontinuities in glass fiber bundles
64 8,974,308 System and method for gaming transactions
65 8,974,259 Electrical connectors with encapsulated corrosion inhibitor
66 8,974,200 Device for creating fluid flow
67 8,973,250 Methods of manufacturing a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) structure