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.


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What type of multicore devices and/or systems do you use or plan to use?
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 Homogeneous cores (SMP mode)
 Homogeneous cores (AMP mode)
 Combination of homogeneous and heterogeneous cores
 Homogenous CPU plus FPGA or user defined fixed-function silicon
 None of the above

Are you using any virtualization or hypervisor technologies?


What are your biggest challenges of using multicore devices?
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 Optimizing and/or parallelizing my existing legacy code
 Creating and optimizing new multicore code
 Application portability
 Application Scalability
 Not enough low-level driver support from semiconductor vendors
 Solving real-time problems for multicore
 Other - Please Specify 

What development tool features would you like to see (that doesn’t exist today)?
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 Memory management
 Hardware acceleration assist
 Performance analysis
 Bottleneck detection tools
 Other - Please Specify 

What kind of hardware accelerator are you using (or would like to use)?
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 Data sharing (i.e. DMA, queue manager)
 Algorithm accelerators (e.g. encoder/decoder, packet processing)
 Other - Please Specify 

How are you using hardware acceleration?

 Through some industry-standard interface
 Proprietary implementation
 I’m not using hardware acceleration
 Other - Please Specify 

What kind of operation systems are you using in your system?
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 Embedded Linux
 Bare Metal
 Other - Please Specify 

Which of the following are you using or considering to use?
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What kind of services do you expect or would like to receive from MCA?
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 Standards certification
 Shared community space
 Other - Please Specify 

Would you like an MCA representative to contact you? (will remain confidential)