Industry Standards to Solve Multicore Challenges
The Multicore Association® (MCA) is an industry association that includes leading-edge companies implementing products that embrace multicore technology. Our primary objective is to define and promote open specifications to enable multicore product development.


There are many mechanisms for broad travel, connection, or communication that suffer when the full scale of the mechanism isn’t required. In a computing environment that uses multiple processors, inter-process communication (IPC) is required to ensure that all of the processes can communicate necessary status and data with each other. Most such protocols need, for generality’s sake, to account for the fact that the processors may reside in different chips or boxes, or even different cities. The kinds of protocols used for this include TCP/IP, TIPC, and others. There are several assumptions that general-purpose protocols must make.., by Bryon Moyer, Embedded Technology Journal. Read more»



Global Market Opportunity and Requirements Analysis

VDC's white paper discusses early research results for the evaluation, adoption, design and utilization of multi-core processors in embedded applications. The white paper is the second in a series of 2007 publications by the Venture Development Corporation (VDC) Embedded Hardware and Systems group to present and discuss the results of a recently completed research project on Multi-Core Computing in Embedded Applications. The research data and findings are selected from a more extensive database and series of analyses that are being delivered to VDC clients participating in the full project. Read more»