PCIe latency is critical, but so is software latency. Fully leveraging the speed of flash and other memories is going to require very aggressive efforts to reduce or eliminate software interactions. A group at UCSD has been doing work in that direction by moving some file system functions into hardware. The paper describing their work is here: http://cseweb.ucsd.edu/users/swanson/papers/Asplos2012MonetaD.pdf
NASA's Orion Flight Software Production Systems Manager Darrel G. Raines joins Planet Analog Editor Steve Taranovich and Embedded.com Editor Max Maxfield to talk about embedded flight software used in Orion Spacecraft, part of NASA's Mars mission. Live radio show and live chat. Get your questions ready.
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