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Title: Completion processing for data communications instructions

Abstract

Completion processing of data communications instructions in a distributed computing environment with computers coupled for data communications through communications adapters and an active messaging interface (`AMI`), injecting for data communications instructions into slots in an injection FIFO buffer a transfer descriptor, at least some of the instructions specifying callback functions; injecting a completion descriptor for each instruction that specifies a callback function into an injection FIFO buffer slot having a corresponding slot in a pending callback list; listing in the pending callback list callback functions specified by data communications instructions; processing each descriptor in the injection FIFO buffer, setting a bit in a completion bit mask corresponding to the slot in the FIFO where the completion descriptor was injected; and calling by the AMI any callback functions in the pending callback list as indicated by set bits in the completion bit mask.

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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (USA)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1134018
Patent Number(s):
8,751,595
Application Number:
13/360,772
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
DOE Contract Number:  
B554331
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Blocksome, Michael A., Kumar, Sameer, and Jeffrey, Parker J. Completion processing for data communications instructions. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Blocksome, Michael A., Kumar, Sameer, & Jeffrey, Parker J. Completion processing for data communications instructions. United States.
Blocksome, Michael A., Kumar, Sameer, and Jeffrey, Parker J. Tue . "Completion processing for data communications instructions". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1134018.
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