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Server chassis with a liquid cooling enablement module in an input/output module bay

A chassis includes a compute device and a liquid cooling enablement module. The compute device includes a processor, a cold plate, and first cold and hot liquid lines. ... Dell Inc

System and method for policy based wireless docking access and prioritization

A method and device includes a scheduling controller receiving a request to reserve pairing with a device during a specific period of time, a memory storing a device identifier of a first information handling system in a scheduling table to associate the first information handling system with the device during the specific period of time, and providing connection details for the specific period of time to the first information handling system and the device, wherein the device and first information handling system can utilize the connection details to automatically pair any time after a start of the specific period of time.. . ... Dell Inc

System and method for securing an inter-process communication via a named pipe

An information handling system operating a local inter-process communication securing system may comprise a memory and a processor executing machine readable code instructions of the local inter-process communication securing system performing a verification process of a candidate client application to instruct the candidate client application and a server application for which the local inter-process communication securing system acts as an api to establish a first named pipe having an endpoint address randomly generated by the local inter-process communication securing system, to receive a candidate client identification and a randomly generated string of alpha-numeric characters from the server application, and to instruct the server application to establish a first communication session, via the first named pipe, with the candidate client application upon determining the candidate client identification matches an authenticated client identification and that the randomly generated string of alpha-numeric characters is associated with the authenticated client identification, as stored at the local inter-process communication securing system, to verify that the candidate client application is the authenticated client application. Additionally, the authenticated client application may similarly verify a server application by only entering into the first communication session with the server application after receiving verification from a pki that the server application is associated with a verified pki certificate having an authentic signature.. ... Dell Inc

Method and system for implementing a cluster-wide communication over a single port

A method and a system for implanting a handshake between a source cluster having files replicated to a destination cluster, the system comprising: a source cluster having a plurality of nodes and replication manager; and a destination cluster having a plurality of nodes, a replication manager and single port manager which run on each node of the destination cluster, wherein the replication managers of the source and destination clusters are configured to replicate all files and processes on the nodes of the source cluster to the nodes of the destination cluster, wherein all replicated files and processes register with the single port manager, and wherein the single port manager is configured to communicate with the source cluster via a single port and to provide descriptors of the required replicated files and processes via a kernel.. . ... Dell Inc

Persistent wwn-fcid assignment system

A persistent wwn-fcid assignment system includes a fibre channel (fc) networking device and a server device that sets a persistent wwn-fcid bit in a second fabric login that is directed to the fc networking device subsequent to a first fabric login that was directed to the fc networking device and that resulted in the assignment of an fcid to a wwn for the server device. An fc forwarder (fcf) device is coupled to the fc networking device and the server device. ... Dell Inc

Advanced message queuing protocol (amqp) message broker and messaging client interactions via dynamic programming commands using message properties

A method and an information handling system (ihs) transform an initial message having an identified protocol format to an encapsulated message having an advanced message queuing protocol (amqp) format. A dynamic message brokering (dmb) module interacts with an amqp client application to generate a binding key and a routing key corresponding to message attributes of the initial message. ... Dell Inc

Sdn controlled poe management system

A software defined networking (sdn) controlled power over ethernet (poe) management system includes a plurality of power sourcing equipment (pse) networking devices that are each configured to provide both power and data over a network connection to a powered device. An sdn controller device that is coupled to each of the plurality of pse networking devices. ... Dell Inc

System and method for providing a redundant communication path between a server rack controller and one or more server controllers

A server rack may include a chassis controller for the server rack and a set of baseboard management controllers (bmcs) corresponding to servers stored in the server rack. Each bmc is communicatively connected to the chassis controller internal to the server rack. ... Dell Inc

System and method for providing wireless power in a removable wireless charging module

A wireless charging module includes an antenna and a wireless charger module. An enclosure is configured to fit at least partially within an optical drive bay of an information handling system. ... Dell Inc

System and method for secure boot of an information handling system using verification signature and including verifying applications

A verification for a secure boot process may include determining a determined signature for a compendium stored in a memory where the compendium includes a bootloader and an operating system, accessing a verification signature corresponding to the compendium, and comparing the verification signature with the determined signature where if the verification signature is the same as the determined signature, the compendium is verified as secure and a secure boot process is performed with the bootloader and operating system. The compendium may include one or more applications such that the applications may be verified as secure with the verification signature.. ... Dell Inc

Validating and correlating content

Online search retrieval is improved by automatic generation of key phrases. When a search engine crawls an electronic document, key words and phrases greatly help organize the electronic document to one or more topics. ... Dell Inc

Ensuring operational integrity and performance of deployed converged infrastructure information handling systems

An operational integrity and performance validation module performs operational integrity operations, performance validation operations, or both. Operational integrity operations may include: accessing an operational integrity schema comprising a task manifest identifying operational tasks and a performance manifest including performance thresholds for the tasks. ... Dell Inc

Active pid gain tuning

Control signals, such as pwm control signals, can be used to control aspects of a cooling system and can be generated using proportional-integral-derivative (pid) control. Pid control systems for cooling systems are designed based on default environmental and system characteristics and pre-programmed for operation prior to delivery to customers or end users. ... Dell Inc

Method for measuring the concentration of trace gases by scar spectroscopy

The present invention is relative to a method of ring-down spectroscopy in saturated-absorption condition, for measuring a first concentration of a gas through a measurement of the spectrum of a molecular transition of said gas.. . ... Dell Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275045

Optofluidic device

An integrated optofluidic device to illuminate, along an irradiation direction, a fluidic sample containing an object to be analysed, the device comprising: a substrate comprising an entry surface and being made of a material transparent to a light beam incident through the entry surface along the irradiation direction; a microfluidic channel formed in the substrate and having a channel portion intercepting the irradiation direction and extending along a longitudinal axis transverse to the irradiation direction, the microfluidic channel comprising a first flow inlet port for loading a fluidic sample therein, and an elongated lens cavity for an optofluidic cylindrical lens, the cavity being formed in the substrate and being arranged along the beam irradiation direction between the entry surface and the microfluidic channel, wherein the lens cavity is in fluid communication with a lens inlet port for loading a lens fluid.. . ... Dell Inc

09/27/18 / #20180273912

Influenza virus and type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes mellitus is characterized by loss of pancreatic insulin-producing beta cells, resulting in insulin deficiency. The usual cause of this beta cell loss is autoimmune destruction. ... Dell Inc

09/27/18 / #20180272917

Structure and method for securing and transporting equipment racks

A clamping device secures an equipment rack during shipping. The clamping device includes a gripping portion having first and second surfaces positionable along opposing sides of a respective one of a front and rear lateral logistic bar. ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180269821

Cooling fan filtering

A method for cooling system components of information handling systems may include generating a first pulse width modulation (pwm) control signal for controlling at least one cooling fan configured to cool a system component, filtering the first pwm control signal, and applying the filtered first pwm control signal to the at least one cooling fan. The first pwm control signal may be used to control a component fan and then filtered to generate a filtered first pwm control signal used to control a system fan. ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180269801

Digital current-sharing loop design of psus to ensure output voltage regulation during dynamic load transients

Power supply units (psu) provide for digital current-sharing loop control to ensure output voltage regulation during dynamic load transients by (i) delaying an internal current signal to match a delay in a shared current signal, and (ii) controlling the output amplifier based on the shared current signal and the delayed local current signal to maintain the respective local dc electrical power in proportion to contributions by other ones of the more than one psu to the shared dc electrical power and thereby avoid instability in dynamic response to a load transient induced by the power consuming component.. . ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180269786

Individual phase temperature monitoring and balance control for smart power stage-based voltage regulator

Systems and methods for individual phase temperature monitoring and balance control in a multi-phase voltage regulator may include a plurality of smart power stages including a first smart power stage and a second smart power stage and a voltage regulator controller. The voltage regulator controller may send a first control signal to the first smart power stage to enable the first smart power stage to send a first temperature of the first smart power stage to the voltage regulator controller during a first phase of a switching cycle. ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268146

System and method to enforce the secure boot policy of a platform on a virtual machine

A method to enforce secure boot policy in an ihs configured with a plurality of virtual machines. The method includes detecting a request for a virtual machine to access a service processor. ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268145

Continued runtime authentication of information handling system (ihs) applications

Systems and methods for continued runtime authentication of information handling system (ihs) applications. In an illustrative, non-limiting embodiment, an ihs may include one or more processors and a memory coupled to the one or more processors, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the one or more processors, cause the ihs to: receive a command to execute an application; initially verify a plurality of tokens, where a first token is provided by the application, a second token is provided by an application manager, and a third token is provided by a hardware component within the ihs; and execute the application in response the initial verification being successful.. ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267980

Method and system for scan-free detection of auto-committed files in a write-once-read-many storage devices

A method and a system for detecting an occurrence of an auto-commit operation applied to files managed by a file server compliant with write-once-read-many (worm) rules. The method includes: allocating a plurality of non-overlapping predefined time ranges starting from a newest-changed-files time range and ending at an oldest-changed-files time range, wherein the time ranges add up to an auto-commit period associated with the auto-commit operation; repeatedly updating a count of files whose file-change-time is associated respectively with one of the allocated time ranges, wherein the updating is carried out every time the predefined time range lapses; and detecting, every time the time range lapses, an occurrence of an auto-commit operation applied to at least one of the files stored on the volume within a duration of the time range since the updating, whenever the count of the files associated with the oldest-changed-files time range is non-zero.. ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267762

Information handling system management of virtual input device interactions

An information handling system presents visual images at plural display devices and moves the visual images at the display devices responsive to touches made at one or more of the display devices with movement managed in a point mode or a touch mode as selected by one or more predetermined inputs. In the touch mode, the visual image moves as the touch moves. ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267761

Information handling system management of virtual input device interactions

An information handling system presents visual images at plural display devices and moves the visual images at the display devices responsive to touches made at one or more of the display devices with movement managed in a point mode or a touch mode as selected by one or more predetermined inputs. In the touch mode, the visual image moves as the touch moves. ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267582

Cooling fan speed control profile

Adjusting a cooling fan speed control profile to account for system implementation factors, such as ambient temperature and usage history, can optimize power consumption and reduce the volume and variation of sound generated by shifts in fan speed in response to changes in system and component temperature. Adjusting a cooling fan speed control profile may include adjusting a maximum fan speed based on an ambient temperature or component temperature of the information handling system.. ... Dell Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267566

Dynamic control of fan floor

Controlling an activation status of a proportional-integral-derivative (pid) controller for an information handling system cooling system, such as the on/off status of the pid controller, can reduce power consumption and processing and memory requirements for such a system. A decrease in resource consumption can be realized by deactivating the pid controller during certain periods and activating the pid controller during others. ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255157

Network service chains using hardware logic devices in an information handling system

A method, an information handling system (ihs), an ihs and a network interface system for transmitting data in an ihs. The method includes detecting, via a network interface device controller of a first ihs, a first memory transaction request from a second ihs to a first system memory of the first ihs. ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255020

Systems and methods of group automation for multi-chassis management

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a system may include a plurality of chassis, each chassis comprising a plurality of information handling systems and a private inter-chassis network configured to couple the plurality of chassis to one another. Each chassis of the plurality of chassis may be configured to advertise a message to the private inter-chassis network, the message comprising information regarding such chassis. ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180254985

Communication loop prevention in an information handling system

A method, an information handling system (ihs) and a switching system for preventing communication loops in an ihs. The method includes identifying, via a controller, at least one stacking port in a first switch of a first chassis. ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180254955

Web-based network topology viewer

A network topology viewer provides a simulation of a local area network. Any device communicating via the local area network is represented as an icon with networking details (such as device name, connection type and topology, network address, and port status). ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253569

Internet-of-things (iot) gateway tampering detection and management

Systems and methods for internet-of-things (iot) gateway tampering detection and management. In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the ihs to: identify a priority value for each of a plurality of iot devices coupled to the ihs, detect an event indicative of physical tampering of the ihs, and initiate an action in response to the detection, wherein the action is based, at least, in part, upon the priority values.. ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253500

Visual mapping of device alerts

A chassis map provides a virtual simulation of internal components operating in an information handling system. Any component operating within the information handling system is represented with an image and displayed according to physical location within a chassis. ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253360

Database failure recovery in an information handling system

An information handling system includes a plurality of backup devices, and a host device. The backup devices stores backup copies of data in the information handling system. ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253234

Method and system for preserving branch cache file data segment identifiers upon volume replication

A method and a system for preserving branch cache file data identifiers upon volume replication, the method including: calculating file data hashes associated with the file; storing the calculated file data hashes on a directory attached to the file; constructing file data identifiers for the file, based on the file data hashes and a secret server identifier of the first content server; providing file data of the file and the file data identifiers to the first branch cache client; caching the file data and the file data at the first branch cache client; replicating the file data hashes contained in the replicated volume; deriving the server secret identifier of the first content server; reconstructing the file data identifiers for the file, based on the replicated file data hashes and the derived server secret identifier of the first content server; providing the reconstructed file data identifiers to the branch cache clients.. . ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253125

Docking controlled adaptive heatsink

Systems and methods are provided for cooling an ihs (information handling system) that may be docked in docking station. The ihs includes a docking plate exposed on the outer surface. ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253124

Mechanical actuation of retractable keyboard

Embodiments provide mechanisms for actuating the retraction of the keys of a retractable keyboard based on the angle of the rotation of a coupled display, such as in a 2-in-1 ihs (information handling system) that may be operated as a tablet or a laptop. In a first mode, where the display of the ihs is in a laptop configuration, the provided mechanisms actuate the retractable keys to their extended positions allowing use of the ihs as a laptop. ... Dell Inc

09/06/18 / #20180252593

Thermal testing system

A thermal test system includes first and second heat generating components that include first and second temperature sensors, respectively. A thermal controller is coupled to the first and second temperature sensors and at least one cooling device. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242473

Method and system for internal shock isolation

Methods and systems are disclosed for internal shock isolation in an information handling system. The method includes directing a tool to mold an outer frame of an information handling system, and directing the tool to mold an inner frame of the information handling system. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180242154

System and method for automatic provisioning of multi-tenant wireless local area networks

An information handling system may implement a method for automatically provisioning multi-tenant wireless local area networks. The method may include detecting initiation, by a client in a given tenant, of a provisioning of a wireless local area network (lan), and creating, automatically and in response to the detecting, a secure wireless lan, where the lan is to be isolated from clients in other tenants. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241846

Automated configuration support system

A configuration support system includes a support device having an automated support application, a network device, and a management device coupled to the network device and the support device. The management device creates a configuration session with the network device and, in response, displays a configuration window. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241664

Flow routing system

A flow routing system includes a source device and a destination device that are coupled together via a network that includes a software defined networking (sdn) device. The source device generates a packet that includes a packet header, provides a connection identifier in the packet header, and transmits the packet through the network. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241643

Placement of application services in converged infrastructure information handling systems

A system and method access domain information indicating placement domains for an information handling system. The placement domains may include fault domains and optimization domains, wherein an optimization domain includes one or more resources wherein a tier instance for each tier of a multi-tier application service resource can be instantiated such that inter-tier communication is internal to the domain. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241642

Consistent placement between private and public cloud deployments of application services

A management method accesses a service template indicative of dependencies among tiers of an application service. A deployment schema is extracted from a public cloud provider and a cloud deployment template is generated in accordance with the schema. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241632

Systems and methods for network topology discovery

An information handling system may include a processor, a memory coupled to the processor, the memory having program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the processor to: (i) responsive to a physical connection being made between components of a system comprising multiple information handling system chassis, receive a message; (ii) process information present in the message indicative of a topology of connectivity among the components of the system; and (iii) update a data structure defining the topology of connectivity of the various components of the system based on the information present in the message.. . ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241631

Systems and methods for network topology validation

An information handling system may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory having program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the processor to determine a topology of connectivity of various components of a system comprising multiple information handling system chassis and apply validation rules to the topology to validate the topology.. . ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239736

Parallel processing in scsi miniport driver of single controller and dual controller storage systems

A method includes receiving, by a storage driver associated with a storage controller and a corresponding storage array, a data structure associated with an i/o request from a host, wherein the data structure is indicative of a virtual address. A top layer and a raid core layer of a raid miniport driver execute asynchronously to perform pre-processing operations including generating a linked plurality of physical i/o (pio) data structures in accordance with the virtual address and a raid configuration of the storage array, and storing a pointer to the linked plurality of pio data structures. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239609

Booting of ihs from ssd using pcie

Methods and systems are provided for initializing a host ihs (information handling system) that includes an ssd (solid state storage device) connected using pcie (peripheral component interconnect express). The ssd detects the transfer of boot data from the host to the persistent storage of the ssd. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239444

System and method for dynamic mode switching in an active stylus

A disclosed information handling system includes a touch controller and a touch device. The touch controller may include circuitry to establish a communication link with a stylus, to determine that the stylus should operate in a first one of multiple stylus modes, the first mode defining a set of stylus features to be enabled on the stylus in the first mode, to communicate, to the stylus, an indication that the stylus is to be configured in the first mode, to determine an effect of digital inking by the stylus, dependent on stylus features enabled in the first mode, to determine that the stylus should operate in a second stylus mode, the second mode defining at least a subset of stylus features to be disabled on the stylus in the second mode, and to communicate, to the stylus, an indication that the stylus is to be configured in the second mode.. ... Dell Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239390

Synchronized switching of voltage regulators in an information handling system

A method and system for synchronized switching of voltage regulators in an ihs. The method includes determining, via a master voltage regulator (vr) controller, a plurality of phase shifts for a plurality of vrs configured as a master vr and at least one slave vr. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180235106

System and method for injecting cooling air into servers in a server rack

A cooling system for a server rack may cool one or more servers and one or more components thereof. The cooling system may comprise an air mover, an air delivery manifold, and one or more injection ducts for the one or more servers. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180235105

Server chassis with independent orthogonal airflow layout

A chassis includes a front and back portion. The front portion includes a plurality of compute devices and a first plurality of fans. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180235093

Tape spring kickstand

Systems and methods are disclosed for coupling a tape spring kickstand to a housing portion of an information handling system. The information handling system includes a housing portion, a kickstand base rotationally coupled to the housing portion, and a tape spring coupled to the kickstand base and the housing portion, the tape spring comprising a bi-stable structure having an engaged and a disengaged position, the tape spring configured to transition to the engaged position as the kickstand base is rotated from the housing portion.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180235084

Electrically functional structure integration in ultrathin foldable device

Systems and methods are disclosed for integration of an electrically functional structure in an information handling system. An information handling system may include may include a housing including a first housing portion coupled to a second housing portion. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180235070

Heat exchanger for an information handling system

A heat exchanger includes first, second, and third heat sinks, multiple heat pipes located within the heat sinks, and a first aluminum bar located within the heat sinks. The first aluminum bar extends from an outside edge of the first heat sink, through the first, second, and third heat sinks, and to an outside edge of the third heat sink.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234519

Managing device profiles in the internet-of-things (iot)

Systems and methods for managing device profiles in the internet-of-things (iot). In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the ihs to: receive a command from a user to access an iot device coupled to the ihs, and process the command using a device profile stored in the ihs, where the device profile includes an application programming interface (api) associated with the iot device.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234489

Load balancing internet-of-things (iot) gateways

Systems and methods for load balancing internet-of-things (iot) gateways. In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the ihs to: receive metadata including attributes of iot devices communicatively coupled to the ihs, wherein the attributes are collected by the iot devices at least in part during a time interval leading up to the ihs entering an undesired state; perform feature extraction upon the metadata; identify correlations between extracted features and the undesired state; and perform load balancing based upon the correlations.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234454

Securing devices using network traffic analysis and software-defined networking (sdn)

Systems and methods for securing devices using traffic analysis and software-defined networking (sdn). In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the ihs to: receive traffic in a software-defined network (sdn) network; identify, based upon the received traffic, a security threat; and initiate a remediation measure with respect to the security threat.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234326

Device identity augmentation

Systems and methods for device identity augmentation. In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the ihs to: receive high-level metrics; receive low-level metrics; determine, using a plurality of sets of threshold values, that the high-level metrics and the low-level metrics match at least one of a plurality of device profiles; and at least one of: (a) identify a device as belonging to class of devices corresponding to the matching device profile, or (b) identify whether at least a subset of the high-level metrics or the low-level metrics are outside one or more of the sets of threshold values.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234318

Overload management for internet of things (iot) gateways

Systems and methods for overload management of internet-of-things (iot) gateways. In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the ihs to: detect an overload condition in the ihs; in response to the detection, compare a current volatility of a data field against a volatility baseline for that data field, wherein the data field is one of a plurality of other fields contained within a packet communicated between an iot device and the ihs; and take responsive action based, at least in part, upon the comparison.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234266

Classifying internet-of-things (iot) gateways

Systems and methods for classifying internet-of-things (iot) gateways. In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the ihs to: receive metadata from a plurality of iot gateways in an iot network, wherein the metadata from each given iot gateway describes hardware attributes of that given iot gateway and hardware attributes of one or more iot devices coupled that given iot gateway; perform principal component analysis upon the metadata; and classify each of the plurality of iot gateways based, at least in part, upon the principal component analysis.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234025

Power supply unit with re-rush current limiting

A power supply unit includes a rectifying module to rectify an alternating current (ac) voltage, a first bulk capacitor to receive the rectified ac voltage from the rectifying module, a first transistor coupled in series with the first bulk capacitor, an ac input monitoring circuit, and a current source. The ac input monitoring circuit holds the first transistor in an off state in response to a detection of an ac voltage dropout. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232335

Secondary data channel communication system

A usb type-c secondary data channel communication system includes a controller system coupled to a first usb type-c connector. The controller system determines a second usb type-c connector orientation when a second usb type-c connector is connected to the first usb type-c connector. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232290

Systems and methods for high availability of management controllers

A chassis management controller may, responsive to initialization of the chassis management controller, execute cluster-aware services of the chassis management controller in a stand-by mode and communicate via a private management network fabric to determine if one or more other chassis management controllers are communicatively coupled to the private management network fabric. The chassis management controller may also, responsive to determining that one or more other chassis management controllers are communicatively coupled to the private management network fabric, alone or in concert with the one or more other chassis management controllers, elect an active chassis management controller from a plurality of chassis management controllers comprising the chassis management controller and the one or more other chassis management controllers.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232277

Systems and methods for eliminating write-hole problems on parity-based storage resources during an unexpected power loss

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method may include, during a cache flush of data of a cache entry from a non-volatile memory to a storage resource, wherein the non-volatile memory is integral to a persistent write-back cache and storing the data in response to a power event associated with the write-back cache: (a) calculating a calculated parity value by undertaking a read-modify-write operation with respect to the storage resource; and (b) storing the calculated parity value and a target address of the storage resource associated with the calculated parity value in a parity journal.. . ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232260

Automatic detection of optimal compute unit partitioning

A system, method, and computer-readable medium are disclosed for performing an automatic partition optimization operation on a processor, comprising: monitoring compute unit usage of the processor over time; determining whether an application executing on the processor comprises a lightly threaded application or a heavily threaded application; and, automatically adjusting compute unit partitioning of the processor based upon whether the application executing on the processor comprises the lightly threaded application or the heavily threaded application.. . ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232256

Fault domains and optimization domains in converged infrastructure information handling systems

An infrastructure services manager accesses resource description information identifying a plurality of information handling resources and a management endpoint corresponding to each of the resources. Management information for each resource is retrieved from each management endpoint and an infrastructure of the system is determined based on the management information. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232171

System and method for providing a back door communication path between channels on dual-channel dimms

A dual-channel dual in-line memory module (dimm) is configured to provide memory transactions on a first memory channel and a second memory channel. The dual-channel dimm includes a first bank of dynamic random access memory (dram) devices configured to provide a first memory transaction on the first memory channel, a second bank of dram devices configured to provide a second memory transaction on the second memory channel, and a plurality of back door communication paths, each back door communication path being between a data bit of the first bank of dram devices and a corresponding data bit of the second bank of dram devices.. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232069

Enabling a user to enter notes without authenticating the user

In some examples, a computing device may authenticate a user. The user may pair a stylus with the computing device. ... Dell Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232031

Safeguard and recovery of internet of things (iot) devices from power anomalies

Systems and methods for safeguarding and recovering internet-of-things (iot) devices from power anomalies. In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the ihs to: detect an electrical power anomaly in an iot network based, at least in part, upon a comparison between a current volatility of a data field and a volatility baseline for that data field, wherein the data field is part of a packet communicated between an iot device and the ihs; and in response to the detection, manage the iot network.. ... Dell Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227200

Systems and methods for dynamic availability of executable endpoints

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method may include, in response to an attempted execution of an executable endpoint, determining if the executable endpoint is unexpired, performing an endpoint operation of the executable endpoint if the endpoint is unexpired, after performance of the endpoint operation, determining if the executable endpoint has met a condition for expiration, and modifying metadata associated with the executable endpoint such that the executable endpoint is prevented from further attempted execution if the executable endpoint has met a condition for expiration.. . ... Dell Inc

08/09/18 / #20180226828

Multi-device charging using floating transmitter coil

A cart to store a plurality of mobile computing devices includes a plurality of slots defined by opposed plates. Each of the slots is configured to accept a corresponding mobile computing device. ... Dell Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225481

Event-based display information protection system

A display information protection system includes a management system that stores a plurality of display information protection policies and that may provide any of the display information protection policies through a network. An endpoint device is coupled to the management system through the network and stores a display information protection policy that may have been automatically populated or received from the management system. ... Dell Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225155

Workload optimization system

A workload optimization system includes a workload manager subsystem that provides a plurality of workloads that each generates a jobs, an agent infrastructure subsystem that includes a first container host hosting a first container having a first agent and that processes jobs generated by at least one of the plurality of workloads, and a workload resource optimization subsystem that monitors a job queue of jobs that were generated by the plurality of workloads and that are to be processed by the first container. The workload resource optimization subsystem then determines whether the job queue satisfies a container generation condition. ... Dell Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220527

Structure to dampen barrel resonance of unused portion of printed circuit board via

A printed circuit board includes a first trace, a second trace, and a first via. The first trace is in a first conductive layer. ... Dell Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219964

Method and system to convert globally unique identifiers to electronic data interchange document identifiers

A method and information handling system (ihs) converts a globally unique identifier to an electronic data interchange document identifier. The method includes receiving a globally unique identifier and converting the globally unique identifier into 128 binary bits. ... Dell Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219822

System and method for smart and secure e-mail using per-recipient attributes

An information handling system includes a memory having machine-executable code, and a processor configured to execute the code. The code is configured to launch an e-mail client on the information handling system. ... Dell Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219739

Configuration replication system

A port configuration replication system includes a first networking device including a first port, and a second networking device including a second port. A management device communicates with the first networking device to provide a first networking device graphical user interface (gui) that displays port configuration details for the first port. ... Dell Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219553

Systems and methods for indicating real time availability of key assemblies for user input to an information handling system

Systems and methods are disclosed that may be implemented to indicate real time availability of individual key assemblies for user input to an information handling system. In one embodiment, the disclosed systems and methods may be implemented to retract an individual key assembly of a user input device (e.g., such as keyboard matrix, game controller, game pad, computer mouse, etc.) when the key assembly is, or becomes, unavailable for input to a user application (e.g., such as a computer game) that is executing on a host programmable integrated circuit (e.g., such as host cpu) of an information handling system. ... Dell Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219552

Retractable and/or variable depression force key assemblies and methods for using the same

Key assemblies are disclosed herein that are retractable and/or that present a variable key assembly depression force to a user. In one example, one or more key assemblies may be provided that each employ one or more electro-permanent magnets (epms) together with permanent magnet and/or magnetically permeable (e.g., ferromagnetic) key assembly components to control key retraction and extension, and/or to control peak depression force (e.g., typing force) required to depress and displace a key assembly from an extended position to a lower position that causes the key assembly to produce a digital or analog output signal.. ... Dell Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219551

Systems and methods for implementing retractable and/or variable depression force key assemblies

Systems and methods are disclosed herein that may be implemented to configure, provide and operate retractable key assemblies and/or key assemblies that present a variable key assembly depression force to a user. In one example, key assemblies may be provided that each employ one or more electro-permanent magnets (epms) together with permanent magnet and/or magnetically permeable (e.g., ferromagnetic) key assembly components to control key retraction and extension, and/or to control peak depression force (e.g., typing force) required to depress and displace a key assembly from an extended position to a lower position that causes the key assembly to produce a digital or analog output signal.. ... Dell Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217825

Parallel diagnostic/software installation system

A parallel diagnostic/software installation system includes a computing device, a server device storing computing device software, and a software staging device that is coupled to the server device through a first connection that provides a first maximum transmission rate, and that is coupled to the computing device through a second connection that provides a second maximum transmission rate that is faster than the first transmission maximum rate. The software staging device receives a manifest of computing device software for installation on the computing device and then retrieves, from the server device through the first connection, at least a portion of the computing device software while the computing device is performing a diagnostic test on a first hardware configuration of the computing device. ... Dell Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217272

A system and a relative method for detecting polluting substances using a remotely piloted vehicle from a haptic command device

A system (10) for the remote detection of substances, comprising a vehicle (20) that is mobile in space and remote-piloted using a control device (40) with a haptic interface suitable to return a force feedback to a user of the con¬trol device (40), wherein the vehicle (20) is equipped with a position sensor (22) and a sensor (21) for detecting a physical quantity whose intensity de¬pends on the distance of at least one substance present in a detection point located in a vicinity of the position of the vehicle (20).. . ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213684

Fail-on cooling system

One technique for improving cooling system efficiency is to operate cooling for a data center with a dynamic and distributed cooling system. A distributed cooling system may include multiple compressors operating cooperatively for cooling the data center. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180212844

Management of network connections and priorities based on device profiles

Systems and methods for managing network connections and priorities based on device profiles are described. In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, the memory having program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the processor, cause the ihs to: receive instrumentation data from a plurality of devices coupled to the ihs via a network; receive observation data from the plurality of devices; correlate the observation data with the instrumentation data; and configure communications between the ihs and one or more the plurality of devices based, at least in part, upon the correlation.. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180211608

Heuristic learning for setting automatic display brightness based on an ambient light sensor

A heuristic learning algorithm uses an als to determine display brightness settings based on a stored response curve for display brightness for a user. When the user overrides the response curve value for display brightness at a given als output, the display brightness setting based on the user input is used to modify the response curve for the als output to lesser extent than the user input. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210850

System and method to avoid smbus address conflicts via a baseboard management controller

An information handling system includes an inter-integrated circuit (i2c) master device and an i2c slave device coupled to the i2c master device via an i2c bus. The i2c slave device is configured with a pre-set i2c address and includes seeding data that is unique to the i2c slave device. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210810

System and method for debugging software in an information handling system

A method of debugging software code in an information handling system (ihs) is disclosed. The method includes establishing communications between a debug computer and a target computer and triggering the target computer to collect and transmit a plurality of symptom and root cause (sarc) values associated with the software code. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210515

Flexible information handling system display user interface configuration and provisioning

A portable information handling system with rotationally coupled housing portions having an oled film display disposed over the housing portions automatically adapts presentation of visual images at the display to the housing portion relative positions and orientation. For example, based on a fold orientation of the housing and a landscape or portrait orientation, visual information adapts to show different user interfaces and content.. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210514

Flexible information handling system and display configuration management

A portable information handling system with rotationally coupled housing portions having an oled film display disposed over the housing portions automatically predicts a housing rotational configuration based at least in part upon end user touches detected at the housing portions. An orientation manager controls hinge positions for hinges that rotationally couple the housing portions to each other to coordinate movement of the housing portions to a desired predicted rotational configuration, such a planar tablet configuration, a folded configuration, or a clamshell configuration.. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210508

Flexible information handling system display user interface peripheral keyboard configuration

A portable information handling system with rotationally coupled housing portions having an oled film display disposed over the housing portions automatically adapts presentation of visual images at the display based upon detection of a peripheral keyboard placed on the display. For example, a peripheral keyboard biases into a predetermined position with magnetic attraction and a keyboard manager removes content from the display beneath the keyboard.. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210507

Hybrid thermal foot and pen storage well

Embodiments provide the ability to store a pen device within an integrated docking compartment of an ihs (information handling system) that utilizes a touch-sensitive display, such as certain laptops and tablet devices. The pen device is stored within a docking compartment provided partially within a cooling structure that protrudes from the bottom of the enclosure of the ihs, thus creating an air gap below the ihs that allows heated air to be vented from underneath the ihs. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210489

Narrow border plastic cover with optimal opto-mechanical properties

Methods for assembling a narrow border plastic cover include defining a center portion and an edge portion of a plastic cover. A hard coat treatment may be applied to the center portion of the plastic cover to improve anti-glare and anti-scratch properties and mechanical strength while retaining the flexibility of the plastic cover at the edge portion. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209925

Method and system for analysis of objects

A spectroscopy method and system, the method comprising irradiating an object with a laser-accelerated particle beam and detecting photons emitted by the object as a result of the interaction between the laser-accelerated particle beam and the object. The system comprises a laser; a particle source, positioned at a distance from the object; and a spectrometer and a detector; wherein the particle source generates a laser-accelerated particle beam under irradiation by the laser; and the spectrometer and the detector detect photons emitted from the object under irradiation by the laser-accelerated particle beam.. ... Dell Inc

07/26/18 / #20180208007

Vehicle coupling device

A vehicle coupler including a coupling head and a dampening device attached thereto. A beam is provided and configured to attach to the vehicle. ... Dell Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205607

System and method for providing a data center management controller

A data center including a data center management controller and a plurality of floor tiles. Each floor tile includes a tile management controller coupled to the data center management controller. ... Dell Inc

07/19/18 / #20180204505

Systems and methods for flexible power topology for display assembly in an information handling system

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a processor and an interface configured to electronically interface between the processor and a display assembly, wherein the interface is configured to provide a legacy supply voltage to the display assembly and an alternate supply voltage other than the legacy supply voltage to the display assembly in lieu of or in addition to the legacy supply voltage, such that the interface is compatible with each of a first type of display assembly having a first type of voltage regulator tree that generates regulated output voltages from the legacy supply voltage and a second type of display assembly having a second type of voltage regulator tree that generates regulated output voltages from the alternate supply voltage.. . ... Dell Inc

07/19/18 / #20180204269

System and method for collaborative purchasing in an information handling system

An information handling system includes gift selection circuitry, buying circuitry, and a graphical user interface. The gift selection circuitry includes a selection processing device, and a delivery processing device. ... Dell Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203988

System and method for multiple sequential factor authentication for display devices

An information handling system includes a display device and a processor configured to display a plurality of icons in a first display area, divide a second display area into a plurality of sectors, designate an authentication sector of the plurality of sectors, designate an authentication icon of the plurality of icons, receive a user input including selecting one of the icons and dragging the selected icon to a selected one of the sectors, determine if the selected sector is the authentication sector and if the selected icon is the authentication icon, and display a prompt to the user to provide an authentication factor to log on to the information handling system in response to the selected sector being the authentication sector and to the selected icon being the authentication icon.. . ... Dell Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203658

Wirelessly communicating data between two housings of a computing device

A computing device may include a first housing and a second housing attached by a hinge. A first data transceiver in the first housing may transmit signals, including a video signal, to a second data transceiver in the second housing. ... Dell Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198888

Coordinated network configuration system

A coordinated network configuration system includes a management network, a management device that is coupled to the management network and that is configured to provision networking device configurations through the management network, and a plurality of networking devices. A first networking device is coupled to the management device through the management network and receives a first networking device configuration from the management device through the management network. ... Dell Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198434

Radio frequency delay line

According to an embodiment, a radio frequency delay line is described comprising a first conductor comprising a plurality of first inductors, a second conductor comprising a plurality of second inductors, wherein each of the plurality first inductors corresponds to a respective one of the plurality of second inductors and a plurality of inductor pairs, each inductor pair comprising a first inductor and the corresponding second inductor. For each of the plurality of inductor pairs, the first inductor and the corresponding second inductor are arranged so that an inductor area of the first inductor overlaps with an inductor area of the corresponding second inductor.. ... Dell Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198308

Wirelessly transmitting power from a first transceiver to a second transceiver in a computing device

A computing device may include a first housing attached to a second housing by one or more hinges. A second power transceiver in the second housing may receive power from a power source and wirelessly transmit the power to a first power transceiver in the first housing. ... Dell Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198227

Contact geometry for contacts in high speed data connectors

A connector system includes a first connector element and a second connector element. The first connector element includes a first contact that has a first contact region and a first wipe region. ... Dell Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193263

Extracellular vesicles derived from osteoblastic lineage cells for therapeutic and diagnostic use

The present invention relates to rankl+ cellular vesicles isolated from osteoblastic lineage cells, optionally immortalised, their use for the therapeutic treatment of bone pathologies and for diagnostic purposes, and processes for the production of said vesicles.. . ... Dell Inc

07/05/18 / #20180192553

Liquid cooling system with a displacement appendage for an information handling system

A liquid cooling system for a server includes a heat pipe and a displacement appendage fluidly coupled to the heat pipe. The displacement appendage includes a displacement element which is compressible under pressure.. ... Dell Inc

07/05/18 / #20180192536

Reduced depth data storage assembly and rack server

A method of making a reduced-depth rack server includes: forming a tray structure of a carrier having a service panel attached to two opposed side panels and a bottom panel; inserting a longest dimension of a data storage device in a sideways orientation with at least one electrical connector of the data storage device proximate to a selected lateral panel; electrically connecting a first electrical connector of an interposer cable to the at least one electrical connector of the data storage device; and attaching a second electrical connector attached to one of the tray structure and the data storage device directed towards an insertion end of the data storage assembly in an orientation opposite to the service panel and aligned to electrically connect with a backplane of a reduced-depth rack server in response to the tray structure being inserted in a rack server chassis.. . ... Dell Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191708

System and method for directory service authentication on a service processor

An information handling system includes host processor hardware and service processor hardware. The host processor hardware includes a network interface device that has an external network interface coupled to a domain controller and an internal network interface. ... Dell Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189225

System and method for improving peripheral component interface express bus performance in an information handling system

An information handling system (ihs) and a method of transmitting data in an ihs. The method includes detecting, via a hardware logic device, a first memory transaction request from a first peripheral component interconnect express (pcie) device to a system memory. ... Dell Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185785

Air purification device and process

A device and a process used to purify air from pollutants are disclosed. The device has at least one empty body defining a chamber intended to receive an air flow to be purified and having at least one inlet hole for the air, and at least one outlet hole for the air. ... Dell Inc

06/28/18 / #20180184330

Method and apparatus for selecting among multi-protocol radio technology using local qos advertisement

A system and method including scanning a plurality of radio channels, via a radio scanning modem, in a shared communication frequency band for a plurality of base transceiver station (bts) systems operating a first wireless link protocol within communication range of a wireless interface for an anchor bts, detecting a bts load for each detected bts systems of the first wireless link protocol operating on each radio channel in a wireless neighborhood, receiving data scanned for the bts load for detected bts systems of a second wireless link protocol in the wireless neighborhood, and preparing a radiofrequency band local qos report for at least one detected bts system of the first wireless link protocol and at least one detected bts system of the second wireless link protocol in the shared communication frequency band of the wireless neighborhood for unlicensed broadcast to a user mobile information handling system.. . ... Dell Inc

06/28/18 / #20180184303

Method and apparatus for optimizing selection of radio channel frequency and geographic location for wlan access points

A system and method includes selecting an optimal geographic location of a wlan ap via execution of code instructions of a wlan ap base transceiver location optimization system to determine a first weighted potential interference between the wlan ap and each of a plurality of neighboring base transceiver systems, associated with a wlan ap operating at a first geographic location and determine a second weighted potential interference between the wlan ap and each of a plurality of neighboring base transceiver systems, associated with the wlan ap operating at a second geographic location that is a candidate optimal geographic location, wherein the determination of the first or second weighted potential interference is based on a spatial-temporal radio frequency profile for a plurality of wireless links operating on the wlan ap and neighboring base transceiver systems, and if the second weighted potential interference is lesser than the first weighted potential interference, defining the second geographic location as the optimal geographic location of the wlan ap and determining and displaying the direction of the optimal geographic location from the first geographic location.. . ... Dell Inc

06/28/18 / #20180184231

Method and apparatus for optimizing multi-protocol radio technology using device to device spectral coordination with local qos advertising

A system and method including determining, via a processor executing code instructions, a designation of an mobile information handling system as a master mobile information handling system within a wireless neighborhood based on power level, radio capabilities, and radio frequency range to a cluster of mobile information handling systems and scanning a plurality of radio channels in a shared communication frequency band for base transceiver station (bts) systems operating a first wireless link protocol and a second wireless link protocol within communication range of the mobile information handling system to detect a bts load and preparing a radiofrequency band local qos report for a plurality of detected bts systems for the first wireless link protocol and the second wireless link protocol in the shared communication frequency band of the wireless neighborhood for broadcast on an unlicensed communication frequency band to the cluster of mobile information handling systems, wherein the rf band local qos report includes a bts identifier, an operation radio channel, and a bts radiofrequency traffic load.. . ... Dell Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183663

Networking device configuration system

A networking device includes a chassis, a port located on the chassis, a port configuration display located on the chassis, and a plurality of port configuration buttons located on the chassis. A port configuration engine is included in the chassis and is coupled to each of the port, the port configuration display, and the plurality of port configuration buttons. ... Dell Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181213

System and method of supporting a pointing device

In one or more embodiments, an information handling system may include a pointing device that communicates interaction data via a first bus via a first data format and may include a controller that receives the interaction data via the first bus and transforms the interaction data into a second data format and communicates the interaction data to a second bus via the second data format. If a status of a resource associated with the pointing device is queried, the controller may be instructed to cease transforming the interaction data from the pointing device, permitting another device to receive the interaction data and provide the interaction data to a processor of the information handling system. ... Dell Inc

06/28/18 / #20180178712

Truck safety zone using a vehicle gateway

Electronic components may be integrated in objects used by the trucking industry, such as truck, tractor trailer, cargo, and loading bay. These objects may then communicate with each other and with a gateway device to transmit or receive data or commands. ... Dell Inc

06/21/18 / #20180177070

System and method for wireless rack management controller communication

An information handling system, includes a server rack including a first communication device. The server rack has a mounting flange with a plurality of mounting holes. ... Dell Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176792

Method and apparatus for optimizing selection of radio channel frequency and adaptive clear channel assessment threshold for wlan access points

A system and method includes selecting an optimal radio channel frequency via execution of code instructions of a dynamic radio configuration optimization system to determine a weighted potential interference between each of a plurality of unlicensed small cell wwan base stations each operating on one of the plurality of available radio channel frequencies at a location based on a spatial-temporal radio frequency profile for each of the plurality of wireless links. The method further includes operating a wlan access point on the optimal radio channel frequency. ... Dell Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176036

Switch dependent teaming for high availability of virtual network functions

An information handling system includes a top of rack having a port, and a server having a network interface card and a controller. The port of the top of the rack transmits a link aggregation control protocol (lacp) packet. ... Dell Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175664

Systems and methods for enabling multiple battery backup units in a system

A battery backup unit for supplying electrical energy in response to a power event affecting an ability of a power supply unit to deliver electrical energy may be configured to, in response to the power event, generate a regulated output voltage having a first voltage magnitude for a first period of time to limit power generated by the battery backup unit to a first power magnitude during the first period of time, and after the first period of time, generate the output voltage having a second voltage magnitude lesser than the first voltage magnitude for a second period of time to limit power generated by the battery backup unit to a second power magnitude lesser than the first power magnitude, wherein the second power magnitude is a function of a continuous maximum power supported by the battery backup unit based on characteristics of the battery backup unit.. . ... Dell Inc

06/21/18 / #20180174273

Flexible information handling system display resolution scaling

An information handling system communicates visual information to a display in a first pixel value format and the display converts the first pixel formation to a native format with a graphics processing unit. The graphics processing unit adapts its programming to convert various input pixel values into desired native formats, such as by converting high definition input into ultra high definition native format. ... Dell Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173664

Systems and methods for configuration of hot-inserted device prior to operating system control of device

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a processor and a port configured to couple a hot-pluggable device received in the information handling system to the processor. The port may comprise a hot-plug controller configured to detect the insertion of the hot-pluggable device into the information handling system and delay communication of a hot-plug interrupt to an operating system executing on the processor in response to the insertion of the hot-pluggable device in order to allow for platform-specific configuration of the hot-pluggable device.. ... Dell Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173587

Method for automatic correction of nonvolatile memory in information handling systems

A method for automatic correction of nonvolatile memory in information handling systems includes storing ecc data for a compressed bios firmware. The ecc data are used to identify and correct error bits in the compressed bios firmware. ... Dell Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173295

Systems and methods for prioritized multi-node server and infrastructure availability during power capacity loss

A method may include monitoring a power capacity of power supply units of a chassis, responsive to determining that the power capacity is lesser than a first minimum power capacity required for full operation of all of the modular information handling systems and information handling resources of the chassis and greater than a threshold power capacity for triggering operation in a minimal operational state of the chassis, causing at least one of the plurality of modular information handling systems and the information handling resources to reduce power consumption, and responsive to determining that the power capacity is lesser than the threshold power capacity and greater than a second minimum power capacity for a minimal operational state of the modular information handling systems and information handling resources, causing at least one of the plurality of modular information handling systems and the information handling resources to operate in the minimal operational state.. . ... Dell Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167972

Method and apparatus for optimizing selection of radio channel frequency and adaptive clear channel assessment threshold for unlicensed small cell wwan base station

A method includes selecting an optimal radio channel frequency via execution of code instructions of a channel selection and adaptive clear assessment management system to determine a weighted potential interference between each of a plurality of wireless links each operating on one of the plurality of available radio channel frequencies at a location based on a spatial-temporal radio frequency profile for each of the plurality of wireless links. The method further includes operating an unlicensed small cell wwan base station on the optimal radio channel frequency. ... Dell Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167948

Method and apparatus for context aware concurrent data transmission scheduling for pan radio technology

A system and method including at least one wireless adapter for communicating on a plurality of available wireless links concurrently operating within a shared and licensed communication frequency band and an application processor executing code instructions of a radio resource management system for determining a plurality of optimal wireless links from the plurality of available wireless links within the shared communication frequency band at a location based on a spatial-temporal radio frequency profile indicating signal quality for the plurality of available wireless links. The application processor selects a wlan wireless link and an unlicensed small cell wwan wireless link from the plurality of optimal wireless links and determines local interference between the selected wlan wireless link and the selected unlicensed small cell wwan wireless link operating in the shared communication frequency band via execution of code instructions of a concurrent wireless link optimization system wherein if the determination of local interference between the selected wlan wireless link and the selected unlicensed small cell wwan wireless link reaches an interference threshold level, switching the unlicensed small cell wwan wireless link to a licensed communication frequency band for small cell wwan wireless communication.. ... Dell Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167825

Method and apparatus for optimizing multi-protocol radio technology using local qos advertising

A system and method including scanning a plurality of radio channels, via a radio scanning modem, in a shared communication frequency band for a plurality of base transceiver station (bts) systems operating a first wireless link protocol within communication range of a wireless interface for an anchor bts, detecting a bts load for each detected bts systems of the first wireless link protocol operating on each radio channel in a wireless neighborhood, receiving data scanned for the bts load for detected bts systems of a second wireless link protocol in the wireless neighborhood, and preparing a radiofrequency band local qos report for at least one detected bts system of the first wireless link protocol and at least one detected bts system of the second wireless link protocol in the shared communication frequency band of the wireless neighborhood for unlicensed broadcast to a user mobile information handling system.. . ... Dell Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167490

System and method for automated on-demand creation of and execution of a customized data integration software application

An information handling system operating a voice commanded integration application management system may include a memory for storing an established customized software integration application for a specific integration process for transforming data to enable electronic data exchange between data formats, and for storing one or more internal data records associating the established customized software integration application with an authorized user, and a run-time engine. The voice commanded integration application management system may also include a processor operatively connected to the memory for receiving a first integrated data keyword from a voice recognition software system requesting access to the specific integration process from the voice recognition software system on behalf of a user, and associating the first integrated data keyword with the established customized software integration application, and for receiving user authorization.. ... Dell Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165244

Configurable pcie bandwidth utilization between pci riser and other internal functions

Embodiments allow an ihs to be configured for different distributions of available pcie bandwidth. An ihs is reconfigured by utilizing different pcie riser cards that interface with the pcie bus of the ihs and route different portions of the available pcie lanes. ... Dell Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164859

Method for cpu/heatsink anti-tip and socket damage prevention

An information handling system (ihs) includes a heatsink retention apparatus. A processor mounted on a board receives a heatsink base having peripheral, spaced apertures. ... Dell Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164841

Information handling system component temperature regulation based on reliability and maximum temperature requirements

An information handling system (ihs) and method provide for a thermal controller receiving from a temperature sensor a current operating temperature of the at least one functional device. The thermal controller determines a first rate of an air mover based at least in part on the current operating temperature sensed by the temperature sensor and the instantaneous component maximum temperature. ... Dell Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163985

Systems and methods for reliability control of information handling system

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a controller may include one or more environmental sensor inputs configured to receive data from one or more environmental sensors integral to an information handling system and a microcontroller unit communicatively coupled to the one or more environmental sensor inputs. The microcontroller unit may be configured to monitor the one or more environmental sensor inputs for one or more reliability-impacting events affecting or likely to affect operability of the information handling system and in response to an occurrence of a reliability-impacting event, apply an event-based policy affecting operation of one or more components of the information handling system.. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160570

Dynamic cooling system

One technique for improving cooling system efficiency is to operate cooling for a data center with a dynamic and distributed cooling system. A distributed cooling system may include multiple compressors operating cooperatively for cooling the data center. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160563

Lever release mechanism for information handling system chassis sled

A chassis sled for carrying information handling resources may include a sled housing, a lever mechanically coupled to the sled housing and for aiding a user in engaging the chassis sled with and disengaging the chassis sled from a chassis, and a lever release mechanism mechanically coupled to the lever and the sled housing. The lever release mechanism may be configured to facilitate rotatable translation of the lever relative to the sled housing between a closed position and an open position and vice versa and in the closed position, slidably translate the lever between an unsecured position and a secured position and vice versa.. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160441

Method and apparatus for context aware concurrent radio communication with co-existing wwan and wlan radios in shared spectrum

A system and method including at least one wireless adapter for communicating on a plurality of available wireless links concurrently operating within a shared and licensed communication frequency band and an application processor executing code instructions of a radio resource management system for determining a plurality of optimal wireless links from the plurality of available wireless links within the shared communication frequency band at a location based on a spatial-temporal radio frequency profile indicating signal quality for the plurality of available wireless links. The application processor selects a wlan wireless link and an unlicensed small cell wwan wireless link from the plurality of optimal wireless links and determines local interference between the selected wlan wireless link and the selected unlicensed small cell wwan wireless link operating in the shared communication frequency band via execution of code instructions of a concurrent wireless link optimization system wherein if the determination of local interference between the selected wlan wireless link and the selected unlicensed small cell wwan wireless link reaches an interference threshold level, switching the unlicensed small cell wwan wireless link to a licensed communication frequency band for small cell wwan wireless communication.. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159202

Antenna method and apparatus

An information handling system includes a triangular chassis and a plurality of antennas that provide optimized coverage in all directions around the triangular chassis. An antenna may be operated from each vertex of the triangular shaped base chassis. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157688

Ledger-chained distributed information handling systems and methods

Ledger-chained distributed information handling systems (lcdihs) and methods are provided. Lcdihs may include m devices and o controllers. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157509

System and method to expose remote virtual media partitions to virtual machines

Systems and methods are disclosed for managing access to a remote storage media with a management controller. The method may include managing a first virtual machine and a second virtual machine with a hypervisor operating on a first information handling system; permitting the first virtual machine access to a first portion of a remote storage media, the remote storage media local to a second information handling system, the second information handling system located remote from the first information handling system; and preventing a second virtual machine access to the first portion of the remote storage media.. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157481

Distributed information handling systems and methods for automatic object code replacement and patching

Information handling systems (ihs) and methods for automatic object code replacement and patching are provided. A method in an ihs including m devices configured to process at least one algorithm from a set of n algorithms, each having corresponding object code stored in a memory is provided. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157475

System and method for updating a uefi image in an information handling system

A method, information handling system (ihs) and a computer program product for updating a unified extensible firmware interface (uefi) image in an ihs. The method includes retrieving a new uefi image and a current uefi image. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157429

Seamless data migration in a clustered environment

A data management method and system for migrating a data volume from a source array to a destination array includes receiving an indication of a source volume to migrate from the source array to the destination array wherein the source volume comprises a clustered volume associated with a plurality of cluster hosts. A path-flip is performed by the host multipath module, to switch the paths between source and destination array. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157300

Display base wireless charging pad and integrated charger control

A portable information handling system wirelessly charges from a charging pad powered from a source information handling system, such as by power transferred through a usb cable. Configuration information exchanged between the source information handling system and charging pad coordinates the power transfer, including the amount of power transfer and power transfer when the source information handling system is in a powered down state, such as an acpi s3 or s5 state.. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155172

Apparaus and method for nesting bulk seed boxes

The present invention teaches an apparatus and method used in connection with a forklift truck for quickly and easily nesting and un-nesting bulk seed boxes. A box inverter apparatus includes first and second rotary clamp pads, each clamp pad having a box engaging surface and an opposing rear surface. ... Dell Inc

06/07/18 / #20180153960

Irisin for care and prevention of osteoporosis

An object of the present invention is the use of irisin for the treatment and/or prevention of osteoporosis. In particular, the present invention refers to the use of recombinant irisin for the treatment and/or prevention of osteoporosis. ... Dell Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152983

Automatic wireless docking system

An automatic wireless docking system includes a source device that includes a source device display screen, a display device, and a sink device that is coupled to the display device. The sink device determines a location of the source device and determines a motion of the source device. ... Dell Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152848

Method and apparatus for concurrent radio communication in shared spectrum

A method includes receiving wireless communication device usage trend data for a plurality of available wireless communication devices associated with a recipient and detecting, via an application processor executing instructions for a pan device communication optimization agent, a plurality communication paths with the plurality of wireless communication devices associated with the recipient. The method further includes an end-to-end quality score for a wireless communication device associated with the user, wherein the end-to-end quality score is based on selection of a communication type, wireless communication device usage trend data, wireless link quality for available communication paths with the wireless communication devices associated with the recipient and selecting at least one preferred communication path between the wireless communication device associated with the user and at least one wireless communication device associated with the recipient based on comparison of end-to-end scores.. ... Dell Inc

05/31/18 / #20180151151

System and method for display auto-correction impedance mismatch control

A method and information handling system including a display device connector for connecting to a digital display device, a controller executing instructions of an impedance mismatch control system for determining impedance differences along an operative connection from the display device connector to the digital display device, where the controller receives a display device connector impedance measurement and a second impedance measurement from a point further along the operative connection between the display device connector and the digital display device, and the controller executes the impedance mismatch control system to determine an impedance mismatch exists from the impedance difference between the display device connector and the point further along the operative connection between the display device connector and the digital display device.. . ... Dell Inc

05/31/18 / #20180151131

Backlight compensation for a computing device with two or more display devices

In some implementations, a computing device may include a first display device and a second display device. An embedded controller may determine a first amount of ambient light and a first current associated with the first display device and modify the first current to create a first modified amount of current associated with the first display device. ... Dell Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150429

System and method for communicating over a connector device based on component characteristics stored with the components of the connector device

An information handling system may include a first computing device, a second computing device, a connector device connecting the first computing device and the second computing device, and a controller. The connector device may be assembled from a set of components, where one or more of the components have a memory storing signal integrity characteristics for the component. ... Dell Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150415

System and method for device assembly based on component characteristics stored with the components

A process may involve assembling a device at a device assembler. The process may include receiving a set of components, where each component of the set of components may be associated with a respective memory storing a set of characteristics of the component. ... Dell Inc








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