US Patent No. 10,511,538

EFFICIENT RESOURCE TRACKING


Patent No. 10,511,538
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Efficient Resource Tracking
Inventorship William Brad Matthews, San Jose, CA (US)
Puneet Agarwal, Cupertino, CA (US)
Assignee Innovium, Inc., San Jose, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,511,538

1. An apparatus comprising:a first memory storing a delayed resource counter of an amount of a resource utilized for a particular objective within the apparatus;
a second memory, other than the first memory, storing a delayed status indicator that indicates a status associated with the delayed resource counter;
a third memory, other than the first memory, storing an intermediate resource counter indicating a change in the amount of the resource utilized for the particular objective since the delayed resource counter was last updated;
a tracking subsystem configured to update the intermediate resource counter in response to each of a plurality of events;
a resource status update subsystem configured to:
update the delayed resource counter, based on the intermediate resource counter, less frequently than the events occur;
update the delayed status indicator, based on the delayed resource counter, less frequently than the events occur.