Archive For December, 2014

5 articles
Multi-core is Ready for Takeoff

Multi-core is Ready for Takeoff

By Joe Wlad Over the past two years, there has been an upswing in adoption of multi-core silicon for safety-critical applications. Previously, customers were reticent about predicating new safety designs on multi-core silicon, but in the past year we’ve seen two changes that have compelled designers to reconsider their positions. First, both EASA and the FAA have released guidance related…
Intel DPDK  – A Technology that is Thriving

Intel DPDK – A Technology that is Thriving

By Andreea Volosincu For far too many times, the world of open source software gives way to a plethora of standards and reference designs that are supposed to make users’ life easier, improve performance, and security; often making it onto many conference slides as best examples. Some come, some are left behind, but those that manage to stick are continuously…
FACE™ is Ready for Takeoff

FACE™ is Ready for Takeoff

By Chip Downing With the release of the Technical Standard for Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™), Edition 2.1, a standard of The Open Group, the FACE standardization momentum is gaining traction and now moving into “production” mode; ready for business and laying the foundation for next-generation avionics deployments. The FACE Technical Standard is a standard of standards, leveraging over 100…
Gaining an “Edge” in the Internet of Things

Gaining an “Edge” in the Internet of Things

By Ido Sarig The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer a fanciful vision. It is very much with us, in everything from factory automation to on-demand entertainment. Yet by most accounts, the full potential of interconnected systems and intelligent devices for changing the way we work and live has barely been tapped. Up until now, IoT software solutions have…
Celebrations and Struggles at NFV #8

Celebrations and Struggles at NFV #8

By Ron Breault I’ve attended every ETSI NFV Plenary session since April of 2013 – that’s seven in total – and I’d venture to say that the recently concluded NFV #8 was the most raucous to date! To be fair, this wasn’t just any plenary; this was the session in which the first phase of NFV was formally wrapped up…