Hewlett-Packard Patent Grants

Fluid container parts including a latch handle and rib

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9789696
A part of a fluid container includes a wall and a latch handle connected to the wall through a live hinge. The latch handle slants away from the wall. A rib spans over the hinge and is connected to the latch handle and the wall.

Cartridge comprising an auto-destruct feature

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9791823
A cartridge including a carrier storing an authenticity verification code readable by a scan device other than a host device and an auto-destruct feature to render the authenticity verification code unreadable at installation.

Checkpoint generation

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792182
A technique includes generating a checkpoint for an application that is executing on a plurality of nodes of a distributed computing system. Forming the checkpoint includes selectively regulating communication of data from the plurality of nodes to a storage subsystem based at least in part on a replication of the data among the nodes.

Clustered filesystem with data volume snapshot

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792296
A computer system with read/write access to storage devices creates a snapshot of a data volume at a point in time while continuing to accept access requests to the mirrored data volume by copying before making changes to the base data volume. Multiple snapshots may be made of the same data volume at different points in time. Only data that is not stored in a previous snapshot volume or in the base data volume are stored in the most recent snapshot volume.

Sentiment trent visualization relating to an event occuring in a particular geographic region

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792377
An event occurring in a particular geographic region is identified based on disseminated information containing public commentary in the particular geographic region. Attributes that are related to the event are identified, and sentiment words relating to the identified event are extracted from the disseminated information, where the extracted sentiment words are in a local language of the particular geographic region. A sentiment trend visualization is generated that depicts a trend of…

Visualization of security risks

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792442
Examples disclosed herein relate to visualization of security risks. The examples enable obtaining counts of security risks found in a plurality of applications. The obtained counts may comprise a count of security risks associated with each of a plurality of severity levels found in a first application of the plurality of applications. The examples further enable determining, based on the obtained counts, a first maximum count of security risks associated with a first severity level of…

Generating a capacity schedule for a facility

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792568
In a method for generating a capacity schedule for a facility to meet a predefined operational goal, in which the facility is to receive resources from a first resource supply, a prediction of a supply of resources available from the first resource supply for a predetermined period of time is accessed. In addition, a prediction of a demand for resources in the facility during the predetermined period of time is accessed. The prediction of the supply of resources and the prediction of the…

Interactive slide deck

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792717
According to an example, a series of video frames may be accessed, in which a first set of the video frames depicts segments of an entity moving relative to other entities in the video frames and wherein a second set of the video frames depicts static content. In addition, the video frames in the first set of video frames may be generated into animated image files and the video frames in the second set of video frames into single image files. Furthermore, the animated image files and the…

Tape storage device having at least one redundant read data element

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792928
A technique includes in a data storage device, sensing a plurality of data streams from a track of storage media as the media moves in a given direction using a plurality of read elements such that at least one of the read elements is redundant. The technique includes combining the data streams to generate a data stream indicating data read from the track.

Three dimensional resistive memory architectures

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9792980
In one example, a three dimensional resistive memory architecture includes adjacent memory tiles with each tile including a multilevel resistive crossbar array and at least one decoder. The multilevel crossbar array includes layers of row crossbars, layers of column crossbars, and layers of resistive memory elements interposed between cross points of the row crossbars and the column crossbars, in which at least one layer of crossbars extends from a first tile through an adjacent tile and…

Multilayer circuit

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9793275
A multilayer circuit (400) includes a base layer (205) which has a number of base vias (247, 415), a first overlying layer (215) formed on the base layer (205) and having a first routing section (210) and a second overlying layer (220) formed on the first overlying layer (215). The second overlying layer (220) has a second routing section (210) and is formed using the same set of masks. The first routing section (210) and the second routing section (210) form a unique electrical pathway…

Apparatus having first and second switching materials

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9793322
In an example, an apparatus includes an electrically conductive component having a first side and a second side, a first switching material formed on the first side of the electrically conductive component, and a second switching material formed on the second side of the electrically conductive component. The second switching material may include a different material than the first switching material and resistance states of each of the first switching material and the second switching…

Memristor structures

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9793473
A memristor structure may be provided that includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a buffer layer disposed on the first electrode. The memristor structure may include a switching layer interposed between the second electrode and the buffer layer to form, when a voltage is applied, a filament or path that extends from the second electrode to the buffer layer and to form a Schottky-like contact or a heterojunction between the filament and the buffer layer.

Millimeter wave frequency data communication systems

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9793603
A first module and a second module are formed on a complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) chip substrate. The first module is to serialize and de-serialize a data signal. The second module is to up-convert and down-convert the data signal to and from the first module. An antenna is coupled to the second module and integrated onto the CMOS chip substrate. The antenna is coupleable to a hollow metal waveguide (HMWG). The first and second modules are arranged for proximity to the…

Prioritized optical arbitration systems and methods

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9794019
According to an example, nodes request access to a shared resource in a prioritized optical arbitration system. Each node attempts to extract a wavelength corresponding to a priority level selected by the node from a waveguide. A node is granted access to the resource according to priority level, and is to extract from the waveguide the corresponding wavelength.

Modification or addition to forwarding table based on address

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9794171
Embodiments herein relate to addition or modification to a forwarding table based on an address. A first packet having a source address and a location value may be received. The source address includes a source of the first packet and the location value indicates at least part of a route along a network to the source address. The forwarding table is not modified or no new entry is added to the forwarding table, if the forwarding table does not include the source address.

Bandwidth guarantee and work conservation

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9794185
According to an example, a method for bandwidth guarantee and work conservation includes determining virtual machine (VM) bandwidth guarantees assigned to VMs in a network including a source VM that communicates with destination VMs. The method further includes assigning minimum bandwidth guarantees to communications between the source VM with the destination VMs by dividing a VM bandwidth guarantee assigned to the source VM between the destination VMs based on active VM-to-VM…

Embedding data in a printed output

Granted: October 17, 2017
Patent Number: 9794444
A method of embedding data in a printed output having at least two-dimensions is described in which content data for the printed output and data to be embedded in the printed output are obtained. An input property value for a content element from the content data is determined. This is used to determine an output value for a probabilistic distribution of a set of output material compositions for a spatial element of the printed output, corresponding to the content element, based on the…

Computing cluster performance simulation using a genetic algorithm solution

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9785472
Illustrated is a system and method that includes identifying a search space based upon available resources, the search space to be used to satisfy a resource request. The system and method also includes selecting from the search space an initial candidate set, each candidate of the candidate set representing a potential resource allocation to satisfy the resource request. The system and method further includes assigning a fitness score, based upon a predicted performance, to each member…

Redundant system boot code in a secondary non-volatile memory

Granted: October 10, 2017
Patent Number: 9785596
A controller determines whether system boot code stored in a first non-volatile memory is compromised and non-recoverable. In response to determining that the system boot code is compromised and non-recoverable, switch logic is activated to connect a second non-volatile memory to the shared bus and to disconnect the first non-volatile memory from the shared bus.