Archive For 2015

68 articles
Blazingly Fast!

Blazingly Fast!

By Ron Breault As a Product Manager working on Wind River Titanium Server NFV software platform, I’m one of the lucky ones who gets to see new product features first hand, before they are widely rolled out to the market.  At Wind River we use an Agile Development Methodology, so the pace of product advancement is steady, with new capabilities being…

Pushing Lab Cloud Buttons Remotely – The API (with Video)

By Jakob Engblom One nice thing about services hosted in the Cloud is that they can offer API access to functionality from pretty much anywhere and anything. Wind River Helix Lab Cloud is no exception – as we have discussed previously the API is a great way to automate testing and setup in Lab Cloud. To provide a bit more…
Wind River VxWorks RTOS support with Qt 5.5

Wind River VxWorks RTOS support with Qt 5.5

Guest blog by Tuukka Turunen, Qt We have been working together with Wind River to bring Qt 5 on top of their most recent release of VxWorks Real-Time Operating System (RTOS), VxWorks 7, and I am happy to share that we are close to being able to make the new Qt for VxWorks port generally available to commercial licensees based on…
Scaling your Power Architecture Applications

Scaling your Power Architecture Applications

By Mark Hermeling Introduction Power Architecture has been one of the mainstays in the embedded industry and will be here for years to come. Power Architecture has powered everything from toasters to airplanes, and the latest SoCs from Freescale in the QorIQ T-series processors have lots of performance with up to 12 physical or 24 virtual (dual threaded) 64-bit processing…
Effective Communication of Hardware Designs to Software Designers using the Cloud (with Video)

Effective Communication of Hardware Designs to Software Designers using the Cloud (with Video)

By Jakob Engblom Cloud-based services are great for communication – sending a URL to someone is so much easier than almost all alternative means of getting information in front of colleagues and friends. When we are talking about hardware designs and getting them to software designers, the method most commonly used are still prototype boards. Virtual platforms are also used,…
Key takeaways from ETSI NFV meeting #12

Key takeaways from ETSI NFV meeting #12

By Ron Breault I recently returned from the ETSI NFV Meeting #12 hosted by Verizon, Intel and Ericsson.  The venue was the beautiful Jersey City, New Jersey, sitting right across the Hudson river from downtown Manhattan, New York.  It was a terrific venue for me - in my own time zone and only one airport hop away!  I couldn’t be…
Wind River Expands Edge-to-Cloud Portfolio

Wind River Expands Edge-to-Cloud Portfolio

By Mychal McCabe (@mychalmccabe) It's an exciting day for us here at Wind River...this morning we announced two free cloud-connected operating systems for the Internet of Things. Wind River Rocket™ is a smaller than small RTOS for devices based on 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) and Wind River Pulsar Linux a small, certified, and secure Linux operating system for embedded and IoT devices.…
Titanium Server enhancements facilitate new NFV use cases

Titanium Server enhancements facilitate new NFV use cases

By Charlie Ashton & Ron Breault It’s been a busy 18 months for Wind River’s Titanium Server NFV Infrastructure (NFVI) platform. We announced Titanium Server at Mobile World Congress back in February 2014, as the industry’s first commercial Carrier Grade solution for NFVI, and it’s still the only platform in this category. We delivered the General Availability product release in…
What’s your relationship with the IoT topology?

What’s your relationship with the IoT topology?

By Mychal McCabe What you think of when someone describes edge-to-cloud connectivity in the context of IoT depends on your relationship to the emerging IoT topology: from the edge of the network, southbound down to gateways, on into the device space, and beyond -- to the far edge of sensors, controllers, and other devices based on microcontrollers (MCUs). The promise…
TI Sitara, going beyond the core

TI Sitara, going beyond the core

By Mark Hermeling There are a lot of very exciting heterogeneous processors out in the market today that provide very useful and targeted functionality. They typically have one or more ‘application processing cores’ and one or more ‘offload cores’. The application processing cores are used to do the higher level control functionality and the offload cores deal with very specific…