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A Great Win for Wind River in Network Innovation

A Great Win for Wind River in Network Innovation

By Jessica Schieve Wind River Intelligent Network Platform just won the Top Embedded Innovation Award of 2013 from Embedded Computing Design magazine. Wind River Intelligent Network Platform, a high performance data plane solution for packet acceleration and deep packet inspection, is able to provide the right combination of innovation that delivers a comprehensive solution for packet performance and network intelligence.  There is some…

Back to Reverse Execution (Video)

By Jakob Engblom  Simics reverse execution and reverse debugging is a unique and very powerful feature of the simulator. In this blog post and accompanying video, we will look at what exactly it is you can do with reverse execution in Simics. It is not just a matter of running backwards to a breakpoint or stepping instructions (pick up my 2012 S4D article for…

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 --…

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…

Avionics Europe 2012 Report

By Paul Parkinson I've just got back from the Avionics Europe 2012 conference and exhibition which was held in Munich. The theme of this year's conference was 'Common Sky: Operating in One Air Space' focussing on the growth in air traffic across Europe, the challenges arising for air traffic management and navigation, and the development of SESAR air traffic management…

Feeling the need for speed and making it happen

By Mark Guinther “I feel the need…The need for speed!!”  Quoting old movies is where my similarities to Tom Cruise end, but it is a relevant line for today’s networking equipment.  Faster applications is one of the last steps in getting faster results to subscribers, resulting in happy subscribers which means happy service providers, happy service providers mean happy equipment…

Scalability: the key to product line success

By Bill Graham An important requirement for an RTOS such as VxWorks is scalability. What this really means is being usable in many different types of devices, from small memory constrained, low power devices (possibly battery powered, hand held, mobile) to large scale systems, multiple nodes networked together, possibly using multicore in a multi-OS environment. Scaling down is equally important…

Safety-Critical Systems Symposium 2011

By Paul Parkinson I'm looking forward to the 19th annual Safety-Critical Systems Symposium which is being held in held in the UK next week. The conference programme covers a range of subjects including safety cases, testing of safety-critical systems, updates to safety standards, and technologies. On the Thursday afternoon, I will be presenting a paper Safety, Security and Multicore. Wind River will be participating…

Virtualization on Handsets or not?

By Mark Hermeling Here is an interesting article, continuing a discussion thats has been going on for a long time on mobile virtualization. It argues the case that a single mobile phone can run multiple operating systems using virtualization. A bit of googling will show that this is indeed already the case. However, there is a big caveat typically that…