Multicore Mix

  • Transactional memory seems to gain more momentum these days. But what is behind this terminology? Let me try to explain this in my humble and simple words. Basically for me ' Transactional Memory ' is an atomic access that is non-blocking...
  • So, you have selected your snappy new multicore device and are ready to start development. What’s next? Fire up your tool suite and get coding right? Not so fast. Did you really take the time to make tools part of the evaluation process? I hope...
  • We may all need them, but we don’t always want them as a gift. Yep, we are talking about socks. As a kid they can be the most disappointing of gifts, but as an adult – you love a good lookin’ pair of comfy socks! Soft wear seems to be...
  • On Nov. 18-21 we will be heading to Denver for the 25th annual Supercomputing show at the Colorado Convention Center. If you will be attending the show, be sure to stop by TI Booth #3725 to chat with our HPC experts. Our DSP team will be demonstrating...
  • Time has flown since we launched our Multicore Mix blog one year ago! It’s been a year of insight on multicore trends and topics from blog authors Sandeep, Arnon, Tom, Juergen, Zhihong and Debbie. Somehow, here in the Multicore Mix, Arnon has related...
  • We have so much love for our Multicore Mix readers that we are celebrating YOUR love of multicore with a contest in the spirit of Valentines Day! To enter the contest, leave a comment on this post and tell us what you LOVE about multicore. It’s...
  • Smart technology has been a common driver in the consumer markets, and in recent years we have seen industrial technology become more intelligent. Medical vision and machine vision have always been an interesting topic, and now other markets are starting...
  • Thanks to those who participated in our last Multicore Mix contest! We loved hearing about why you read our blog. Congratulations to BigDogGuru for submitting the winning response: “After poring over datasheets and application notes all day...
  • With so many end products today relying on multicore DSPs for optimized solutions, I find it very encouraging to see that our multicore customers are leveraging the power of OpenMP as part of TI’s KeyStone software/tool suite. While some multicore...
  • Yes, you read that right. It is now possible to create order out of the chaos in real time. PayPal has developed a unique approach for analyzing their chaotic real-time server data and producing organized, intelligent results. I am just coming out of...