Multicore Developers Conference
As we prepare for the 8th Annual Multicore Developers Conference, it’s interesting to reflect on the evolution of the industry towards the adoption of multicore technology. Certainly, multicore has become the norm - in both embedded and high-performance computing. Definitely, the focus of multicore now encompasses homogeneous and heterogeneous perspectives, as well as the infinite array of cores in many-core devices. Decidedly, both hardware and software vendors have crafted imaginative solutions to enable easier-to-use and higher-performance multicore implementations.
Despite this incredible evolution, there’s still much more to learn about the ways in which system developers can utilize the full benefits of multicore devices. A large percentage of this learning relates directly to application-specific design characteristics, whether it be for smart phones, networking and LTE equipment, automobiles, or supersonic fighter jets. On the other hand, regardless of the application, there are many general techniques and concepts that would benefit every system developer. Furthermore, with such an abundance of available multicore solutions, it has become ever so difficult to select the right product to do the job.
As we've done since the inception of Multicore Developers Conference, we will once again bring you state-of-the-art technical sessions and panel discussions spanning the gamut of domain-specific and general techniques. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear from leading industry VIPs who will provide you with authoritative perspectives on how multicore processor technology will affect your business and product development, and help us look into the future of what multicore will bring.
As chairman of the Multicore Developers Conference, I have a responsibility to the design communities to assemble the multicore technology experts and provide you, the conference attendee, with answers to your questions. Oddly enough, I also hope that you take away from the conference more questions than you started with, as that means that we've enlightened you on the issues that you'll need to be aware of as you begin your multicore-enabled design.
The Multicore Developers Conference is also loaded with exhibits and demos that are focused on multicore implementations. This will provide you with the opportunity to see multicore technology in action as well as network with the multicore experts.
President, The Multicore Association
May 21st and 22nd
Santa Clara, California