Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Comments
Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
chipmonk0
User Rank
Manager
Any update on Micron's Hybrid Memory Cube
chipmonk0   11/22/2013 6:18:51 PM
NO RATINGS
they were supposed to have demo systems using their HMC 3-d memory at this supercomputer conf in Denver. Any updates on that ?

DMcCunney
User Rank
CEO
Does anyone proofread this stuff?
DMcCunney   11/22/2013 9:11:03 PM
NO RATINGS
This problem has been exasperated

s/exasperated/exacerbated/


Kiralexis
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Any update on Micron's Hybrid Memory Cube
Kiralexis   11/23/2013 8:28:12 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes, functional demo boards from PicoComputing among others were shown off. Fujitsu also showed prototypes of a future SPARC64 hpc system using HMC as its memory.

Derick Carmen
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Any update on Micron's Hybrid Memory Cube
Derick Carmen   11/23/2013 10:12:16 PM
NO RATINGS
I am thankful for the newest ideas they introduced. This way they could come up something better if successful and many can even adapt the ideas for betterment. - Derrick Strauss

Kinnar
User Rank
CEO
A new way of accessing memories
Kinnar   11/24/2013 5:16:10 AM
NO RATINGS
At most it is a new way of accessing the memories, in digital systems dealing with data is nothing but dealing with memories, Big Data Problems still demands a universal way to handle any problem associated with it, but still this solutions if claiming good results in certain directions, let's see how much it actually becomes effective.

Araucaria
User Rank
Rookie
Re: Does anyone proofread this stuff?
Araucaria   11/24/2013 6:54:21 AM
NO RATINGS
Also "Automata has been in development for seven years, spurned by customer requests". Did they spurn the customer's requests?? Do they mean "spurred on by customer requests"?

DrQuine
User Rank
CEO
the sweet spot for parallel processing
DrQuine   11/24/2013 3:02:05 PM
NO RATINGS
Processing big data sounds like an ideal application for parallel processing: huge quantities of data each of which nbeed to be processed through the same algorithms.  I used a massively parallel processor (32,000 processors as I recall) in 1979 for image processing and was amazed at the work that could be done with just a 1 MHz clocked system. The pixels in images are just a special case of big data.

ckachris
User Rank
Rookie
Data-flow
ckachris   11/25/2013 8:35:56 AM
NO RATINGS
According to the article, the AP architecture is data-flow based. In the past, dataflow architecture was also proposed for network procesing applications (e.g. xelerated dataflow network processor) but the main challenge is the programming complexity and the programming restrictions of these architectures.

Also it looks similar to the transputer processors architecture that were targetting parallel computing. 

However, this automata processor seems to have included both an efficient programming framework/SDK and an efficient silicon implementation.

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
Cool processors we can't program
rick merritt   11/25/2013 10:20:24 AM
NO RATINGS
I've lost count of how many novel and ground breaking parallel processors I've written about in 20 years at EE Times that have died quiet deaths because no one could write code for them. Is this any different?

Sanjib.A
User Rank
CEO
architecture of an AP vs CPLD
Sanjib.A   11/25/2013 11:24:42 AM
NO RATINGS
Don't know much about Automata Processor (AP)...please forgive me for a novice question. "Its design is based on an adaptation of memory array architecture"...sounds more like an architecture similar to that of a CPLD...how does a AP architecture compare to that of a CPLD or FPGA?

Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Max's BADASS Display: A Comedy of Errors
Max Maxfield
5 comments
Good grief -- where does the time go? I first determined to build my Bodacious Acoustic Diagnostic Astoundingly Superior Spectromatic (BADASS) display way back in the mists of time we used ...

<b><a href=Betajet">

The Circle – The Future's Imperfect in the Present Tense
Betajet
5 comments
The Circle, a satirical, dystopian novel published in 2013 by San Francisco-based writer Dave Eggers, is about a large, very powerful technology company that combines aspects of Google, ...

Martin Rowe

Make This Engineering Museum a Reality
Martin Rowe
Post a comment
Vincent Valentine is a man on a mission. He wants to make the first house to ever have a telephone into a telephone museum. Without help, it may not happen.

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
16 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Special Video Section
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...
Avago’s ACPL-K30T is the first solid-state driver qualified ...
NXP launches its line of multi-gate, multifunction, ...
Doug Bailey, VP of marketing at Power Integrations, gives a ...
See how to ease software bring-up with DesignWare IP ...
DesignWare IP Prototyping Kits enable fast software ...
This video explores the LT3086, a new member of our LDO+ ...
In today’s modern electronic systems, the need for power ...