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KUKA Robotics and Wind River

By Linda Pirrotta I am excited to kick off our customer blog series.  As part of the customer reference program team, we have the opportunity to meet and speak with customers all over the world.  These customers are creating innovative and game changing solutions using Wind River technology. This blog will share interesting news about our customers, their stories, their…

Reliability….the key constant in network transformation

By Jessica Schieve  Wind River recently conducted a webinar on the topic of network transformation and the growing trend around building greater intelligence.   The webinar discussed the results of a survey we commissioned through Light Reading exploring the different facets of network intelligence: packet acceleration, content inspection, flow analysis and traffic shaping, and network virtualization.  It was one of our…

VxWorks: Delivering on the Promise of Multicore

By Bill Graham Wind River had a big week on the multicore front which included a significant presence at last week’s Multicore Developer Conference. In addition to keynoting the event, Wind River delivered two presentations on making the most out of multicore hardware platforms.  A key takeaway from the event is that the hardware has come a long way --…

Securing Critical Infrastructure with MILS

By Paul Chen On February 12, the White House released the Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21), Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience. The DHS website describes PPD-21 as “advancing a national policy to strengthen and maintain secure, functioning, and resilient critical infrastructure.” Sixteen different critical infrastructure sectors are identified, including: Chemical, Communications, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare and Public Health, Food and…

Analyze this…Accelerate that…

By Steve Konish In just three short months, the engineering team at Wind River has added new, amazing capabilities to the Wind River Intelligent Network Platform.  These enhancements to the platform allow applications to go even deeper and faster than ever before.     When we first launched the platform, it included two data plane engines for packet acceleration and pattern matching.  The…

The Advent of Multi-core MILS

By Paul Parkinson It has been a rather long time since my previous blog post. I intended to post a blog before the holidays regarding our partner Curtiss-Wright's announcement about VxWorks MILS support on the VPX6-187, but I simply ran out of time! So here it is as my first blog post of 2013. The Curtiss-Wright new release was actually quite a game changer. To…

Poll Results are in…Network Intelligence Heading to Edge and Core

By Steve Konish If you’re an information junkie like I am, informative charts and polls always catch the eye. Polls are great for capturing an instant snapshot of public opinion on a specific topic. By no means are they scientific. However, they do give us some useful data to gauge whether or not other people share the same opinions we…

Just minutes to a faster, smarter and more secure network

By Stephen Konish A few minutes…and you’re on the fast path to building the next generation of faster, smarter and more secure network applications. Three minutes – that’s all it typically takes to install key components of the new Wind River Intelligent Network Platform.  So, let’s take the next few minutes to look at  an evolution taking place for our networking and…

Analyzing Manycore Scaling with Simics

By Jakob Engblom In my previous blog post on multicore scaling investigations with Simics, I tested a simple parallel program on a variety of machines. The scaling obtained was not particularly impressive, especially not on a 60-core target machine. In this post, we will use the Simics timeline view to look a bit closer at what is going on inside the…

Got DPDK? We Can Help You!

By Glenn Seiler If you’ve purchased a communications processor from Intel in the last year, there is a strong likelihood you are familiar with the Intel® Data Plane Development Kit. Intel DPDK, as it is commonly referred to here at Wind River, is a set of libraries that help applications transmit and receive packet data as efficiently as possible on…