Closing The Loop On Power Optimization

[getkc id="108" kc_name="Power"] has become a significant limiter for the capabilities of a chip at finer geometries, and making sure that performance is maximized for a given amount of power is becoming a critical design issue. But that is easier said than done, and the tools and methodologies to overcome the limitations of power are still in the early definition stages. The problem spans a... » read more

Linux And The Big Bad Wolf

With great interest, I am following any news around the progress of Linaro and the Linux kernel community with regard to addressing all the requirements for an ARMv8 64-bit server software stack. Well-established standards, such as the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) and Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI), are impacting the development direction of the community b... » read more