Patent Number: 7,788,529

Title: Method for safely interrupting blocked work in a server

Abstract: A method for safely interrupting blocked work in a server including: creating a registry; registering a potential blocking event in the registry; executing the potential blocking event; determining that the potential blocking event is not responding; accessing a registry entry corresponding to the blocking event; and taking an corrective action indicated by the registry entry corresponding to the blocking event.

Inventors: Booz; David (Rhinebeck, NY), Follis; David (Hyde Park, NY), Puchkoff; Gary (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018