Applied Micro X-Gene X-C1 ARMv8 Server Development Board is Now Available for Pre-order

Applied Micro X-Gene is the very first processor to use ARM 64-bit architecture (ARMv8), not Cortex A53 or Cortex A57, but a custom implementation, and last year we’ve seen the company’s ARMv8 development board running 4 Linux virtual machines via KVM. The platform, called X-Gene X-C1, can now be pre-ordered to develop private cloud, public cloud, and enterprise applications. Applied …

Using emulation to debug software and hardware at the same time

Today’s system-on-chip (SoC) designs aren’t just hardware anymore. In the past, the creation of hardware chips was separate from the creation of the software to be executed on those chips, but today an SoC isn’t complete until you’ve proven that the intended software works – and works well – on the platform. In other words, today the SoC itself is …