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August 2003

Industry Insider

Industry Insider

Another Perspective to the Report on Cost of Development - Lynux Debate Despite the title of the report, EMF's "Total Cost of Development" study is really about using the aRead More...

Industry Insight

PC/104 Power Supplies Stack Up for Mobile Apps

With their compact form factor, PC/104 and PC/104-Plus boards are a natural fit for mobile embedded applications. Transportation, mobile medical systems and portable instrumentation aRead More...

Interconnect Strategies

Measuring Jitter–the New Digital Design Challenge

When designing digital systems and incorporating a high-speed digital bus, jitter will be a key parameter to measure. That’s because with the need to quickly transfer large amouRead More...

Going Beyond the HyperTransport Spec

With all the new high-speed I/O and switched-fabric specifications becoming available, system designers are finally able to crash through I/O bottlenecks and take advantage of the higRead More...

Software Solutions for Interprocessor Communications

Although processor performance continues to increase, some problems remain beyond the reach of single processor solutions. RADAR, SONAR, signal intelligence and image processing systeRead More...

Designing a Non-Blocking, Multi-Stage Switching Network

Communication systems designers have often used crossbar-switching schemes in telecommunications, networking, digital signal processing and multi-processing systems. These switching sRead More...

Publisher's Letter

Is the Enron Legacy the Blunting of Corporate Progress?

Corporate America is still licking its collective wounds more than a year after the Enron debacle, the Global Crossings tragedy, the Worldcom catastrophe and a small handful of other Read More...

Software & Development Tools

Runtime Application Patching for High Availability with Carrier-Grade Linux

Systems that must run continuously (five nines systems) present special obstacles to system maintenance. By definition, five nines systems cannot have more than 5 minutes of down timeRead More...

IP Routing in the Carrier Environment

The demand for network data services continues to climb, but demand for ATM and frame relay is beginning to level off, while provider-provisioned virtual private networks (PP-VPNs) arRead More...

Tech Feature

Novel Airflow Design Increases Cooling Reliability And Efficiency While Lowering Noise

High-availability electronic systems require a fault-tolerant airflow scheme to ensure no functionality is lost due to overheating. Typically, when a fan failure occurs, the system noRead More...

Cooling Embedded Applications Using Forged Pin Fin Heat Sinks

Forged pin fin heat sinks consist of a base and an embedded array of pins. They range in size from a footprint of 0.25"2 to a footprint of 2.5"2 and from an overall height oRead More...