Multicore processors supported by optimized versions of Wind River Linux and VxWorks
Cavium announced that its new OCTEON III multicore MIPS64 processor family will be supported by optimized versions of Wind River Linux and the Wind River VxWorks real-time operating system.
The Cavium OCTEON III CN7XXX family of multicore MIPS64 processors provides up to 120GHz of 64 bit processing and targets high-performance, high-throughput, service-rich applications for Cloud, Secure Datacenter, Wireless Infrastructure, Enterprise and Storage equipment. The family includes a range of software compatible processors, with up to 48 cnMIPS64 III cores, over 500 application acceleration engines including integrated high-performance search processing leveraged from Cavium’s NEURON Search processors, chip-to-chip interconnect and an innovative real-time PowerMin™ power manager, providing the highest compute and services performance of any standard ISA processor.
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