Archive For November, 2009

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Paper: Multicore and Multi-OS

Travel has it's disadvantages (30 hours door to door Ottawa to Singapore in an old United 747 for example). But it also has it's advantages: here I find myself at the airport with free wireless and a couple of hours to kill. I should really go through my inbox, but scanning the web for interesting papers and blog articles is…

Making Multicore CPUs Work in Embedded Communications Designs

A good article by Jarrod Siket highlighting the need for a good heterogenous multicore design to be able to meet the need of embedded communications systems. I couldn't agree more. Jarrod has a number of good suggestions as to which engineering challenges need to be addressed. The article is quite timely as I just finished a webinar with Kontron on…

Primary Multicore Software Configurations

Many people ask the question as to what the best approach would be for them to go to multicore and/or virtualization. This is a great question to start a discussion as there is not a single silver bullet. I meant to post a quick diagram on the different multicore configurations before, but life has been busy since we announced the…