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rburnettcpa
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re: Altera launches major embedded initiative
rburnettcpa   10/26/2010 12:25:04 AM
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Seems MIPS is doing ok

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DrFPGA   10/20/2010 5:53:54 PM
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It will be interesting to see how long Altera supports all these platforms. FPGA guys go thru these expansion/contraction phases every few years. The contraction phase will come when Altera looks at the large support costs and decides that the designers who bet on the less popular processor will need to look somewhere else for continued support... Check back in 2 years to see which processor gets the axe. Any bets on MIPS?

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mike.mitchell   10/15/2010 4:54:07 PM
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Looks like Xilinx has also announced a Cortex A9 based product http://www.xilinx.com/technology/roadmap/processing-platform.htm @ 28nm process node.

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Pinku   10/14/2010 9:38:52 AM
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It's awesome news and I agree with Kiran's view of providing more reference design solution by Altera to estimate the performance. I am bit skeptical about the configurable soft core move in addition to their own Nios-II. Hardened Cortex A9 is good move. Unfortunately, soft processor cores implemented using FPGAs typically have higher power consumption and decreased performance compared with hard-core processors. Does Altera has any plan and solution to alleviate the performance and power overhead ? Designer can potentially use hardware/software partitioning to increase software performance while decreasing energy. However, hardware/software partitioning requires a special compiler. Does Altera new Q-II tool provide any solution for HW/SW partitioning approach ?

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sanjaac   10/14/2010 9:09:27 AM
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Outstanding!!

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elctrnx_lyf   10/12/2010 7:40:50 PM
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Good move by Altera to work along with the major processor core vendors to integrate them along with their FPGA into a single chip. This will definitely ease the real estate of the PCB and also can provide many benefits for industrial applications. Altera should provide lot of reference solutions based on these new chips to unleash the power of such integrated offerinigs to the customers.



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