Patents by Inventor Nadav Shulman

Nadav Shulman 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: 20200225723
    Abstract: A performance management scheme for a processor based on leakage current measurement in field. The scheme performs the operations of detection and correction. The operation of detection measures per core leakage current in the field (e.g., using voltage regulator electrical current counters). The operation of correction changes the processor power management behavior. For example, processor cores showing high leakage degradation may be logically swapped with cores showing low leakage degradation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Oren Zonensain, Roman Rechter, Almog Reshef, Maxim Levit, Nadav Shulman, Efraim Rotem
  • Publication number: 20200174541
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a processor includes a plurality of processing engines to execute instructions and a power management unit. The power management unit is to: control an operating frequency and a supply voltage according to a first voltage/frequency curve associated with a first temperature; and in response to a detection of a second temperature in the processor, increase the operating frequency to a second frequency based on a second voltage/frequency curve, wherein, at least one voltage of a first range of voltages, the second voltage/frequency curve specifies a higher frequency than the first voltage/frequency curve. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Bitan, Andrey Gabdulin, Efraim Rotem, Eli Efron, Nadav Shulman, David Ben Shimon, Nir Levitin, Esfir Natanzon
  • Patent number: 10613614
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a processor having a plurality of cores and a cache memory coupled to the cores and including a plurality of partitions. The processor can further include a logic to dynamically vary a size of the cache memory based on a memory boundedness of a workload executed on at least one of the cores. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Avinash N. Ananthakrishnan, Efraim Rotem, Eliezer Weissmann, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Alon Naveh, Hisham Abu-Salah
  • Patent number: 10564699
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a processor having a plurality of cores and a cache memory coupled to the cores and including a plurality of partitions. The processor can further include a logic to dynamically vary a size of the cache memory based on a memory boundedness of a workload executed on at least one of the cores. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Avinash N. Ananthakrishnan, Efraim Rotem, Eliezer Weissmann, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Alon Naveh, Hisham Abu-Salah
  • Publication number: 20190354155
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a processor includes a core domain with a plurality of cores and a power controller having a first logic to receive a first request to increase an operating voltage of a first core of the core domain to a second voltage, to instruct a voltage regulator to increase the operating voltage to an interim voltage, and to thereafter instruct the voltage regulator to increase the operating voltage to the second voltage. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventors: Ryan D. Wells, Itai Feit, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Zeev Offen, Inder M. Sodhi
  • Patent number: 10474216
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing power state information using in-band signaling are described. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit (IC) device comprises a controller operable to receive a command from a platform control bus, the command requesting data that is unrelated to information about a power state in which the IC resides; and control logic operable to obtain data for inclusion in a response to the command, wherein the controller is operable to send the response over a bus, the response containing at least a portion of the data responsive to the command and containing power state information for the IC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Doron Rajwan, Dorit Shapira, Itai Feit, Nadav Shulman, Efraim (Efi) Rotem, Tal Kuzi, Eliezer Weissmann, Tomer Ziv, Nir Rosenzweig
  • Patent number: 10474218
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a processor having a plurality of cores and a cache memory coupled to the cores and including a plurality of partitions. The processor can further include a logic to dynamically vary a size of the cache memory based on a memory boundedness of a workload executed on at least one of the cores. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Avinash N. Ananthakrishnan, Efraim Rotem, Eliezer Weissmann, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Alon Naveh, Hisham Abu-Salah
  • Patent number: 10394300
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a processor includes a core domain with a plurality of cores and a power controller having a first logic to receive a first request to increase an operating voltage of a first core of the core domain to a second voltage, to instruct a voltage regulator to increase the operating voltage to an interim voltage, and to thereafter instruct the voltage regulator to increase the operating voltage to the second voltage. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Ryan D. Wells, Itai Feit, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Zeev Offen, Inder M. Sodhi
  • Publication number: 20190235611
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a processor having a plurality of cores and a cache memory coupled to the cores and including a plurality of partitions. The processor can further include a logic to dynamically vary a size of the cache memory based on a memory boundedness of a workload executed on at least one of the cores. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Avinash N. Ananthakrishnan, Efraim Rotem, Eliezer Weissmann, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Alon Naveh, Hisham Abu-Salah
  • Patent number: 10345889
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a processor includes multiple cores and a power controller. The power controller may include a hardware duty cycle (HDC) logic to cause at least one logical processor of one of the cores to enter into a forced idle state even though the logical processor has a workload to execute. In addition, the HDC logic may cause the logical processor to exit the forced idle state prior to an end of an idle period if at least one other logical processor is prevented from entry into the forced idle state. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Eliezer Weissmann, Yoni Aizik, Doron Rajwan, Nir Rosenzweig, Efraim Rotem, Barnes Cooper, Paul S. Diefenbaugh, Guy M. Therien, Michael Mishaeli, Nadav Shulman, Ido Melamed, Niv Tokman, Alexander Gendler, Arik Gihon, Yevgeni Sabin, Hisham Abu Salah, Esfir Natanzon
  • Publication number: 20190204893
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a processor includes: at least one core; a stress detector coupled to the at least one core to receive at least one of a voltage and a temperature at which the processor is to operate, calculate an effective stress based at least in part thereon, and maintain an accumulated effective stress; a clock circuit to calculate a lifetime duration of the processor in a platform; a meter to receive the accumulated effective stress, the lifetime duration and a stress model value and generate a control signal based on a comparison of the accumulated effective stress and the stress model value; and a power controller to control at least one parameter of a turbo mode of the processor based at least in part on the control signal. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Efraim Rotem, Esfir Natanzon, Doron Rajwan, Eliezer Weissmann, Dorit Shapira, Lily P. Looi, Bart Plackle, Nadav Shulman
  • Patent number: 10324519
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a processor includes a plurality of cores and a power controller including a first logic, responsive to a determination that the processor resided in a forced idle state for less than a threshold duration, to update a first counter and, responsive to a value of the first counter that exceeds a control threshold, prevent the processor from entry into the forced idle state. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Eliezer Weissmann, Efraim Rotem, Yoni Aizik, Doron Rajwan, Gal Leibovich, Nadav Shulman, Hisham Abu Salah
  • Publication number: 20190155606
    Abstract: Disclosed embodiments relate to processing logic for performing function operations. In one example, and apparatus includes an execution unit within a processor to execute a code block, power management hardware coupled to the execution unit, wherein the power management hardware is to monitor a first execution of the code block, store a micro-architectural context of the processor in a metadata block associated with the code block, the micro-architectural context including performance data resulting from the first execution of the code block, the performance data comprising power and energy usage data, and power management related parameters, read the associated metadata block upon a second execution of the code block, and tune the second execution based on the performance data stored in the associated metadata block to increase efficiency of executing the code block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Efraim Rotem, Eliezer Weissmann, Boris Ginzburg, Alon Naveh, Nadav Shulman, Ronny Ronen
  • Publication number: 20190121423
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a processor having a plurality of cores and a cache memory coupled to the cores and including a plurality of partitions. The processor can further include a logic to dynamically vary a size of the cache memory based on a memory boundedness of a workload executed on at least one of the cores. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Avinash N. Ananthakrishnan, Efraim Rotem, Eliezer Weissmann, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Alon Naveh, Hisham Abu-Salah
  • Publication number: 20190121422
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a processor having a plurality of cores and a cache memory coupled to the cores and including a plurality of partitions. The processor can further include a logic to dynamically vary a size of the cache memory based on a memory boundedness of a workload executed on at least one of the cores. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Avinash N. Ananthakrishnan, Efraim Rotem, Eliezer Weissmann, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Alon Naveh, Hisham Abu-Salah
  • Patent number: 10228755
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a processor includes a power control unit and a plurality of components. A first component of the plurality of components is to receive a power input from a power supply device. The power control unit is to: determine a received voltage at a power input terminal of the first component; determine a voltage difference between the received voltage of the first component and a reliability goal voltage of the first component; determine a running average value based on the voltage difference; and adjust a supply voltage of the power supply device based on the running average value. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Doron Rajwan, Efraim Rotem, Avinash N. Ananthakrishnan, Ankush Varma, Assaf Ganor, Nir Rosenzweig, David M. Pawlowski, Arik Gihon, Nadav Shulman
  • Patent number: 10222851
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing proactive current protection. In one embodiment, the method comprises: prior to transitioning to a new state for an integrated circuit (IC), calculating a sum of expected powers for a plurality of domains in the IC by calculating an expected current for each of the plurality of domains based on an individual domain frequency in the new state and multiplying the expected current with its associated voltage for each of the plurality of domains for the new state; comparing the sum to a power limit; and if the sum is greater than the power limit, then reducing the individual domain frequency associated with at least one domain in the plurality of domains to maintain the total instantaneous power of the IC below the power limit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Efraim Rotem, Nir Rosenzweig, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Gal Leibovich, Tomer Ziv, Amit Gabai, Jorge P. Rodriguez, Jeffrey A. Carlson
  • Patent number: 10191742
    Abstract: A processor saves micro-architectural contexts to increase the efficiency of code execution and power management. Power management hardware during runtime monitors execution of a code block. The code block has been compiled to have a reserved space appended to one end of the code block. The reserved space includes a metadata block associated with the code block or an identifier of the metadata block. The hardware stores a micro-architectural context of the processor in the metadata block. The micro-architectural context includes performance data resulting from a first execution of the code block. The hardware reads the metadata block upon a second execution of the code block and tunes the second execution based on the performance data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Efraim Rotem, Eliezer Weissmann, Boris Ginzburg, Alon Naveh, Nadav Shulman, Ronny Ronen
  • Publication number: 20190011976
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus relating to autonomous C state mechanism and computational engine alignment for improved processor power efficiency. are described. An embodiment determines whether a semiconductor package should enter a package C state based on energy consumption values for entry into and exit from the package C state, an amount of time the semiconductor package stayed in the package C state previously, and one or more breakeven time points between the various package C states. Another embodiment detects a delay by an imaging computational unit of a processor to enter a low power consumption state relative to one or more other computational units of the processor. The logic causes the imaging computational unit to enter the low power consumption state in response to detection of the delay. Other embodiments are also disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Jawad Haj-Yihia, Eliezer Weissmann, Vijay S. R. Degalahal, Nadav Shulman, Tal Kuzi, Itay Franko, Amit Gur, Efraim Rotem
  • Publication number: 20190011975
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a processor having a plurality of cores and a cache memory coupled to the cores and including a plurality of partitions. The processor can further include a logic to dynamically vary a size of the cache memory based on a memory boundedness of a workload executed on at least one of the cores. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Avinash N. Ananthakrishnan, Efraim Rotem, Eliezer Weissmann, Doron Rajwan, Nadav Shulman, Alon Naveh, Hisham Abu-Salah