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Title: Cell boundary fault detection system

Abstract

An apparatus and program product determine a nodal fault along the boundary, or face, of a computing cell. Nodes on adjacent cell boundaries communicate with each other, and the communications are analyzed to determine if a node or connection is faulty.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Rochester, MN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1018214
Patent Number(s):
7930584
Application Number:
12/248,175
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06F - ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
DOE Contract Number:  
B519700
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2008 Oct 09
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Archer, Charles Jens, Pinnow, Kurt Walter, Ratterman, Joseph D, and Smith, Brian Edward. Cell boundary fault detection system. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Archer, Charles Jens, Pinnow, Kurt Walter, Ratterman, Joseph D, & Smith, Brian Edward. Cell boundary fault detection system. United States.
Archer, Charles Jens, Pinnow, Kurt Walter, Ratterman, Joseph D, and Smith, Brian Edward. Tue . "Cell boundary fault detection system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1018214.
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Optimization of MPI collective communication on BlueGene/L systems
conference, January 2005


Fault-tolerant adaptive routing for two-dimensional meshes
conference, January 1995