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The RapidIO.org community continues to be very active with several new members joining the community and many key task groups working to augment the RapidIO specification stack.

RapidIO.org Spring 2015 Update

As the spring season takes hold, this is proving to be a busy 2015 here at RapidIO.org.  The RapidIO.org community continues to be very active with several new members joining the community and many key task groups working to augment the RapidIO specification stack. Here is a look back at the significant RapidIO.org related events and news from the Winter and Spring of 2015. New RapidIO.org Members           RapidIO.org Recent…

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The computing platform used for the collaboration is based on commercially available RapidIO-enabled 1U heterogeneous servers capable of supporting industry-standard servers, GPU, FPGA and low-power 64-bit SoCs, as well as top-of-rack RapidIO switches available from Prodrive Technologies.

42: Answer to the Ultimate Question and RapidIO Supercomputing at CERN

  For many of us who have worked in the tech sector for some time now, the “trilogy” of novels in the Douglas Adams Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, provided some geeky comedic reading and had somewhat of a cult following.  In fact several of the products I worked on with the team at Tundra Semiconductor were named and numbered based on Douglas Adams’ work.  So, I was amused…

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Will RapidIO Become The Fabric For ARM-Based Servers?

By: Chris A. Ciufo, Editor-in-Chief, Embedded; Extension Media Original article published on the EECatalog site can be found here. Rick O’Connor and I go way back—all the way back to Ottawa, Canada where he was CTO at Tundra Semiconductor, freshly spun out of Newbridge Networks. He’s an expert on interface ICs, from the VMEbus chips I was buying from him for our VME boards, to all manner of fabric interconnects….

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2014 RapidIO.org Year in Review

As we head into 2015, we wanted to take a look back at the significant RapidIO.org related events of 2014.  As you’ll see, the RapidIO.org community was very active with several key initiatives underway as well as several new members joining the community. Here are 3 key highlights from the year (a full listing of all the 2014 activity follows the 3 highlights): RapidIO is being used in HPC analytics…

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RapidIO.org announces ARM 64-bit Coherent Scale Out Task Group to Specify RapidIO as a Unified Coherent Fabric for Data Center Analytics and High Performance Computing

AMD and ARM join RapidIO.org to participate in the RapidIO specification development                       Linley Processor Conference, Santa Clara, CA, October 22, 2014 – RapidIO.org, the organization that promotes and develops standards for the RapidIO interconnect architecture, announced today that AMD and ARM have joined the RapidIO.org community to collaborate with RapidIO.org member companies in the development of an open specification for multi-node…

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RapidIO.org releases revision 3.1 of the RapidIO Specification Stack

RapidIO Specification Updated with new High Availability and Fault Tolerant Extensions Austin, Texas, 13 October 2014 – RapidIO.org announced today the release of the RapidIO 3.1 Specification bringing additional High Availability and Fault Tolerant extensions to the current RapidIO specification to address critical system performance needs of Military and Aerospace applications. In June of 2012, the Next Generation Space Interconnect Standard (NGSIS) community selected RapidIO as the basis for the digital data…

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RapidIO based Analytics at PayPal

HP Leverages Texas Instruments ARM based DSPs over a RapidIO 2D Torus Unified Fabric to meet Performance Critical Analytics needs at PayPal                                                                                                      This blog…

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IIT Madras Open Source Processor Project

RapidIO.org member, Indian Institute of Technology has announced an exciting new open source processor project called “Shakti”.  Under the leadership of Project Coordinators, Professor. V. Kamakoti (veezhi@gmail.com) and G. S. Madhusudan (mail@gsmadhusudan.net) a team of Research Scholars [Neel Gala (neelgala@gmail.com), Bodduna Rahul (rahul.bodduna@gmail.com) and Arjun Menon (c.arjunmenon@gmail.com)] at the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras Computer Architecture and Systems Lab  (IIT-Madras CASL) are developing an open source processor architecture called…

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