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May 13, 2022 - By Sangeeta Soni
If you have worked with Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) in the past, you might have heard Compute Link Express (CXL) is break-through technology for modern day compute requirements driven by high-performance computing, cloud, AI and ML. Of course, CXL … Continue reading »
April 29, 2022 - By Dimitry Pavlovsky
As discussed in the last installment of the blog, a robust system level scoreboard is essential for functional verification and performance validation of modern SoCs. A properly architected system scoreboard should work in conjunction with interface Verification IPs (VIPs) and … Continue reading »
April 22, 2022 - By Yeshavanth B N
In ARM MMU-based systems, DTI protocol defines a standard way to communicate with Translation Control Unit (TCU). DTI protocol is a point-to-point protocol with each channel defining a link. The communication with TCU will be from two different components, and … Continue reading »
April 12, 2022 - By Shyam Sharma
As the device frequencies and the data rates go up with every new generation of Interface and memory devices, sampling of the signals and the transferring of the data b/w Initiator and target is being increasingly difficult with ever shrinking … Continue reading »
March 29, 2022 - By Salehabibi Shaikh
DDR Memory is an important part of a wide array of electronic system designs in various verticals like Data centers, Cloud computing, Aero-Defense, Mobile, or any other consumer devices. These industries continue to demand higher throughput, energy efficiency, low cost, … Continue reading »
March 17, 2022 - By Krunal Patel
Cloud computing, IoT (Internet of Things), machine learning, big data, and data centers are a few of those buzzwords levitating around digital transformation in recent years and we are quite familiar with these terms. These technologies have much of a … Continue reading »
February 18, 2022 - By Neelabh Singh
The objective of USB4 protocol to achieve high speed signal transmission and thereby providing high data bandwidths for protocol tunneling would not have been possible without USB4 re-timer. Like several other serial protocols where the generation-by-generation higher link speeds are … Continue reading »
January 24, 2022 - By Min Lei
In my previous article (From AMBA ACE to CHI, Why Move for Coherency?) I talked about how coherency needs have evolved from AMBA ACE to the highly successful and widely adopted CHI architecture. Since the introduction of CHI, Arm has … Continue reading »
December 23, 2021 - By Jon Jacobsen
Interview with the CEO at Silex Insight – Michel Van Maercke Recently, the news landed in your mailbox that Silex Insight has sold its video division to Australian expert Audinate. We sat down and talked with Silex Insight’s CEO Michel … Continue reading »
December 10, 2021 - By Krunal Patel
The emerging 5G network is the 5th generation of the cellular network. A 5G network allows handling a thousand times more traffic than today’s networks. Not only is it faster than the 4G network, but it also has lower latency, faster … Continue reading »

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