Patents by Inventor Andrew J. Herdrich

Andrew J. Herdrich has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220191602
    Abstract: Devices and techniques for out-of-band platform tuning and configuration are described herein. A device can include a telemetry interface to a telemetry collection system and a network interface to network adapter hardware. The device can receive platform telemetry metrics from the telemetry collection system, and network adapter silicon hardware statistics over the network interface, to gather collected statistics. The device can apply a heuristic algorithm using the collected statistics to determine processing core workloads generated by operation of a plurality of software systems communicatively coupled to the device. The device can provide a reconfiguration message to instruct at least one software system to switch operations to a different processing core, responsive to detecting an overload state on at least one processing core, based on the processing core workloads. Other embodiments are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2022
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Andrew J. Herdrich, Patrick L. Connor, Dinesh Kumar, Alexander W. MIN, Daniel J. DAHLE, Kapil Sood, Jeffrey B. SHAW, Edwin Verplanke, Scott P. Dubal, James Robert Hearn
  • Publication number: 20220182284
    Abstract: Technologies for analyzing and optimizing workloads (e.g., virtual network functions) executing on edge resources are disclosed. According to one embodiment disclosed herein, a compute device launches a virtualized system including a virtual network function and a performance manager, the performance manager to monitor a current resource usage of the virtual network function as a function of a performance profile. The compute device determines, in response to a determination that one or more quality-of-service (QoS) requirements is not satisfied, whether one or more resources from the platform are available for satisfying the QoS requirements. The compute device receives, in response to a determination that the one or more resources are available for satisfying the QoS requirements, the one or more resources and updates the performance profile as a function of the received resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Rashmin Patel, Monica Kenguva, Francesc Guim Bernat, Edwin Verplanke, Andrew J. Herdrich
  • Publication number: 20220166846
    Abstract: Technologies for managing telemetry and sensor data on an edge networking platform are disclosed. According to one embodiment disclosed herein, a device monitors telemetry data associated with multiple services provided in the edge networking platform. The device identifies, for each of the services and as a function of the associated telemetry data, one or more service telemetry patterns. The device generates a profile including the identified service telemetry patterns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Ramanathan Sethuraman, Timothy Verrall, Ned M. Smith, Thomas Willhalm, Brinda Ganesh, Francesc Guim Bernat, Karthik Kumar, Evan Custodio, Suraj Prabhakaran, Ignacio Astilleros Diez, Nilesh K. Jain, Ravi Iyer, Andrew J. Herdrich, Alexander Vul, Patrick G. Kutch, Kevin Bohan, Trevor Cooper
  • Publication number: 20220150055
    Abstract: In some examples, for process-to-process communication, such as in function linking, a virtual channel can be provisioned to provide virtual machine to virtual machine communications. In response to a transmit request from a source virtual machine, the virtual channel can cause a data copy from a source buffer associated with the source virtual machine without decryption or encryption. The virtual channel provisions a key identifier for the copied data. The destination virtual machine can receive an indication data is available and can cause the data to be decrypted using a key accessed using the key identifier and source address of the copied data. In addition, the data can be encrypted using a second, different key for storage in a destination buffer associated with the destination virtual machine. In some examples, the key identifier and source address is managed by the virtual channel and is not visible to virtual machine or hypervisor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Bo CUI, Cunming LIANG, Jr-Shian TSAI, Ping YU, Xiaobing QIAN, Xuekun HU, Lin LUO, Shravan NAGRAJ, Xiaowen ZHANG, Mesut A. ERGIN, Tsung-Yuan C. TAI, Andrew J. HERDRICH
  • Patent number: 11327894
    Abstract: Method and system for performing data movement operations is described herein. One embodiment of a method includes: storing data for a first memory address in a cache line of a memory of a first processing unit, the cache line associated with a coherency state indicating that the memory has sole ownership of the cache line; decoding an instruction for execution by a second processing unit, the instruction comprising a source data operand specifying the first memory address and a destination operand specifying a memory location in the second processing unit; and responsive to executing the decoded instruction, copying data from the cache line of the memory of the first processing unit as identified by the first memory address, to the memory location of the second processing unit, wherein responsive to the copy, the cache line is to remain in the memory and the coherency state is to remain unchanged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Anil Vasudevan, Venkata Krishnan, Andrew J. Herdrich, Ren Wang, Robert G. Blankenship, Vedaraman Geetha, Shrikant M. Shah, Marshall A. Millier, Raanan Sade, Binh Q. Pham, Olivier Serres, Chyi-Chang Miao, Christopher B. Wilkerson
  • Patent number: 11272267
    Abstract: Devices and techniques for out-of-band platform tuning and configuration are described herein. A device can include a telemetry interface to a telemetry collection system and a network interface to network adapter hardware. The device can receive platform telemetry metrics from the telemetry collection system, and network adapter silicon hardware statistics over the network interface, to gather collected statistics. The device can apply a heuristic algorithm using the collected statistics to determine processing core workloads generated by operation of a plurality of software systems communicatively coupled to the device. The device can provide a reconfiguration message to instruct at least one software system to switch operations to a different processing core, responsive to detecting an overload state on at least one processing core, based on the processing core workloads. Other embodiments are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew J. Herdrich, Patrick L. Connor, Dinesh Kumar, Alexander W. Min, Daniel J. Dahle, Kapil Sood, Jeffrey B. Shaw, Edwin Verplanke, Scott P. Dubal, James Robert Hearn
  • Publication number: 20220045929
    Abstract: A device of a service coordinating entity includes communications circuitry to communicate with a plurality of access networks via a corresponding plurality of network function virtualization (NFV) instances, processing circuitry, and a memory device. The processing circuitry is to perform operations to monitor stored performance metrics for the plurality of NFV instances. Each of the NFV instances is instantiated by a corresponding scheduler of a plurality of schedulers on a virtualization infrastructure of the service coordinating entity. A plurality of stored threshold metrics is retrieved, indicating a desired level for each of the plurality of performance metrics. A threshold condition is detected for at least one of the performance metrics for an NF V instance of the plurality of NFV instances, based on the retrieved plurality of threshold metrics. A hardware resource used by the NFV instance to communicate with an access network is adjusted based on the detected threshold condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: Francesc Guim Bernat, Andrew J. Herdrich, Karthik Kumar, Felipe Pastor Beneyto, Edwin Verplanke, Rashmin Patel, Monica Kenguva, Brinda Ganesh, Alexander Vul, Ned M. Smith
  • Publication number: 20220029895
    Abstract: In accordance with some embodiments, a cloud service provider may operate a data center in a way that dynamically reallocates resources across nodes within the data center based on both utilization and service level agreements. In other words, the allocation of resources may be adjusted dynamically based on current conditions. The current conditions in the data center may be a function of the nature of all the current workloads. Instead of simply managing the workloads in a way to increase overall execution efficiency, the data center instead may manage the workload to achieve quality of service requirements for particular workloads according to service level agreements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Mrittika Ganguli, Muthuvel M. I, Ananth S. Narayan, Jaideep Moses, Andrew J. Herdrich, Rahul Khanna
  • Publication number: 20210406075
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for dynamic resource allocation with mile/performance markers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2020
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: RAMESHKUMAR ILLIKKAL, ANDREW J. HERDRICH, FRANCESC GUIM BERNAT, RAVISHANKAR IYER
  • Patent number: 11171831
    Abstract: Technologies for analyzing and optimizing workloads (e.g., virtual network functions) executing on edge resources are disclosed. According to one embodiment disclosed herein, a compute device launches a virtualized system including a virtual network function and a performance manager, the performance manager to monitor a current resource usage of the virtual network function as a function of a performance profile. The compute device determines, in response to a determination that one or more quality-of-service (QoS) requirements is not satisfied, whether one or more resources from the platform are available for satisfying the QoS requirements. The compute device receives, in response to a determination that the one or more resources are available for satisfying the QoS requirements, the one or more resources and updates the performance profile as a function of the received resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Rashmin Patel, Monica Kenguva, Francesc Guim Bernat, Edwin Verplanke, Andrew J. Herdrich
  • Publication number: 20210318885
    Abstract: Generally discussed herein are systems, devices, and methods for network security monitoring (NSM). A hardware queue manager (HQM) may include an input interface to receive first data from at least a first worker thread, queue duplication circuitry to generate a copy of at least a portion of the first data to create first copied data, and an output interface to (a) provide the first copied data to a second worker thread, and/or (b) provide at least a portion of the first data to a third worker thread.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Kapil Sood, Andrew J. Herdrich, Scott P. Dubal, Patrick L. Connor, James Robert Hearn, Niall D. McDonnell
  • Patent number: 11121957
    Abstract: A device of a service coordinating entity includes communications circuitry to communicate with a plurality of access networks via a corresponding plurality of network function virtualization (NFV) instances, processing circuitry, and a memory device. The processing circuitry is to perform operations to monitor stored performance metrics for the plurality of NFV instances. Each of the NFV instances is instantiated by a corresponding scheduler of a plurality of schedulers on a virtualization infrastructure of the service coordinating entity. A plurality of stored threshold metrics is retrieved, indicating a desired level for each of the plurality of performance metrics. A threshold condition is detected for at least one of the performance metrics for an NFV instance of the plurality of NFV instances, based on the retrieved plurality of threshold metrics. A hardware resource used by the NFV instance to communicate with an access network is adjusted based on the detected threshold condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Francesc Guim Bernat, Andrew J. Herdrich, Karthik Kumar, Felipe Pastor Beneyto, Edwin Verplanke, Rashmin Patel, Monica Kenguva, Brinda Ganesh, Alexander Vul, Ned M. Smith
  • Publication number: 20210263779
    Abstract: Embodiments of systems, apparatuses and methods provide enhanced function as a service (FaaS) to users, e.g., computer developers and cloud service providers (CSPs). A computing system configured to provide such enhanced FaaS service include one or more controls architectural subsystems, software and orchestration subsystems, network and storage subsystems, and security subsystems. The computing system executes functions in response to events triggered by the users in an execution environment provided by the architectural subsystems, which represent an abstraction of execution management and shield the users from the burden of managing the execution. The software and orchestration subsystems allocate computing resources for the function execution by intelligently spinning up and down containers for function code with decreased instantiation latency and increased execution scalability while maintaining secured execution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Mohammad R. Haghighat, Kshitij Doshi, Andrew J. Herdrich, Anup Mohan, Ravishankar R. Iyer, Mingqiu Sun, Krishna Bhuyan, Teck Joo Goh, Mohan J. Kumar, Michael Prinke, Michael Lemay, Leeor Peled, Jr-Shian Tsai, David M. Durham, Jeffrey D. Chamberlain, Vadim A. Sukhomlinov, Eric J. Dahlen, Sara Baghsorkhi, Harshad Sane, Areg Melik-Adamyan, Ravi Sahita, Dmitry Yurievich Babokin, Ian M. Steiner, Alexander Bachmutsky, Anil Rao, Mingwei Zhang, Nilesh K. Jain, Amin Firoozshahian, Baiju V. Patel, Wenyong Huang, Yeluri Raghuram
  • Patent number: 11082525
    Abstract: Technologies for managing telemetry and sensor data on an edge networking platform are disclosed. According to one embodiment disclosed herein, a device monitors telemetry data associated with multiple services provided in the edge networking platform. The device identifies, for each of the services and as a function of the associated telemetry data, one or more service telemetry patterns. The device generates a profile including the identified service telemetry patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Ramanathan Sethuraman, Timothy Verrall, Ned M. Smith, Thomas Willhalm, Brinda Ganesh, Francesc Guim Bernat, Karthik Kumar, Evan Custodio, Suraj Prabhakaran, Ignacio Astilleros Diez, Nilesh K. Jain, Ravi Iyer, Andrew J. Herdrich, Alexander Vul, Patrick G. Kutch, Kevin Bohan, Trevor Cooper
  • Patent number: 11036531
    Abstract: Examples may include techniques to live migrate a virtual machine (VM) using disaggregated computing resources including compute and memory resources. Examples include copying data between allocated memory resources that serve as near or far memory for compute resources supporting the VM at a source or destination server in order to initiate and complete the live migration of the VM.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Patrick Connor, James R. Hearn, Scott P. Dubal, Andrew J. Herdrich, Kapil Sood
  • Patent number: 11005968
    Abstract: There is disclosed in an example, a fabric interface device, having: a fabric interconnect to communicatively couple to a fabric; service level agreement (SLA) input logic to receive an SLA data structure from a controller, the SLA data structure providing an end-to-end SLA for a resource flow provided by a plurality of resources, and comprising QoS metrics for the resources; and SLA output logic to propagate the QoS metrics out to the resources via the fabric interconnect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Karthik Kumar, Francesc Guim Bernat, Thomas Willhalm, Raj K. Ramanujan, Andrew J. Herdrich
  • Publication number: 20210117242
    Abstract: Examples described herein relate to an Infrastructure Processing Unit (IPU) that comprises: interface circuitry to provide a communicative coupling with a platform; network interface circuitry to provide a communicative coupling with a network medium; and circuitry to expose infrastructure services to be accessed by microservices for function composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Johan VAN DE GROENENDAAL, Kshitij A. DOSHI, Edmund CHEN, Ravi SAHITA, Andrew J. HERDRICH, Debra BERNSTEIN, Christine E. SEVERNS-WILLIAMS, Uri V. CUMMINGS, Utkarsh Y. KAKAIYA
  • Publication number: 20210117244
    Abstract: Examples provide a system that includes one or more processors, that when operational, are to: based on content in a request being within a permitted range for a virtualized execution environment, transfer the request from the virtualized execution environment to reserve one or more device resources independent from causing a virtual machine exit to request to reserve one or more device resources. In some examples, the transfer comprises a write to a register. In some examples, processor-executed microcode is to determine whether content in the request is within a permitted range for the virtualized execution environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Andrew J. HERDRICH, Priya AUTEE, Rajesh M. SANKARAN, Gilbert NEIGER, Scott OEHRLEIN, Michael PRINKE, Ravi IYER, Edwin VERPLANKE
  • Publication number: 20210117249
    Abstract: Examples described herein relate to an Infrastructure Processing Unit (IPU) that comprises: interface circuitry to provide a communicative coupling with a platform; network interface circuitry to provide a communicative coupling with a network medium; and circuitry to expose infrastructure services to be accessed by microservices for function composition and to selectively provide a barrier to halt operation of at least one microservice based on event data from a composite node that performs the at least one microservice.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Kshitij A. DOSHI, Johan VAN DE GROENENDAAL, Edmund CHEN, Ravi SAHITA, Andrew J. HERDRICH, Debra BERNSTEIN, Christine E. SEVERNS-WILLIAMS, Uri V. CUMMINGS, Utkarsh Y. KAKAIYA
  • Publication number: 20210073129
    Abstract: Examples described herein relate to a manner of demoting multiple cache lines to shared memory. In some examples, a shared cache is accessible by at least two processor cores and a region of the cache is larger than a cache line and is designated for demotion from the cache to the shared cache. In some examples, the cache line corresponds to a memory address in a region of memory. In some examples, an indication that the region of memory is associated with a cache line demote operation is provided in an indicator in a page table entry (PTE). In some examples, the indication that the region of memory is associated with a cache line demote operation is based on a command in an application executed by a processor. In some examples, the cache is an level 1 (L1) or level 2 (L2) cache.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Rahul R. SHAH, Omkar MASLEKAR, Priya AUTEE, Edwin VERPLANKE, Andrew J. HERDRICH, Jeffrey D. CHAMBERLAIN