Real World Multicore Embedded Systems

Real World Multicore Embedded Systems

Hardback Newnes

Edited by Bryon Moyer

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  • Publisher: Newnes (an imprint of Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd )
  • Format: Hardback | 648 pages
  • Dimensions: 196mm x 239mm x 30mm | 1,247g
  • Publication date: 13 May 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0124160182
  • ISBN 13: 9780124160187
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures

Product description

This Expert Guide gives you the techniques and technologies in embedded multicore to optimally design and implement your embedded system. Written by experts with a solutions focus, this encyclopedic reference gives you an indispensable aid to tackling the day-to-day problems when building and managing multicore embedded systems. Following an embedded system design path from start to finish, our team of experts takes you from architecture, through hardware implementation to software programming and debug. With this book you will learn: what motivates multicore, the architectural options and tradeoffs, when to use what, how to deal with the unique hardware challenges that multicore presents, how to manage the software infrastructure in a multicore environment, how to write effective multicore programs, how to port legacy code into a multicore system and partition legacy software, how to optimize both the system and software and the particular challenges of debugging multicore hardware and software. Features include: examples demonstrating timeless implementation details; proven and practical techniques reflecting the authors' expertise built from years of experience; and, key advice on tackling critical issues.

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Author information

Bryon Moyer is a technology writer and an editor/writer for EE Journal. He has over 25 years' experience as an engineer and marketer in Silicon Valley, having worked for MMI, AMD, Cypress, Altera, Actel, Teja Technologies, and Vector Fabrics. He has focused on PLDs/FPGAs, EDA, embedded systems, multicore processing, networking protocols, and software analysis. He has a BSEE from UC Berkeley and an MSEE from Santa Clara University.

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"Moyer, an engineer, consultant, editor, and writer, brings together engineers and technology specialists from the US for 16 chapters that outline the techniques and technologies to build and optimize embedded multicore systems for desktop-style general computing and high-performance computing."--Reference & Research Book News, October 2013 "If you're going to be working on any aspect of multicore embedded system design-be it systems architecture, SoC development, or software programming-a newly published book titled Real World Multicore Embedded Systems will be an excellent guide."--Cadence Industry Insights Blog, August 25, 2013

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction and Roadmap Chapter 2: The Promise and Challenges of Concurrency Chapter 3: Multicore Architectures Chapter 4: Memory Models for Embedded Multicore Architectures Chapter 5: Design Considerations for Multicore SoC Interconnections Chapter 6: Operating Systems in Multicore Platforms Chapter 7: System Virtualization in Multicore Systems Chapter 8: Communication and Synchronization Libraries Chapter 9: Programming Languages and tools (two-part chapter) Chapter 10: Partitioning Programs for Multicore Systems Chapter 11: Synchronization Chapter 12: Hardware Accelerators Chapter 13: Multicore Synchronization Hardware Chapter 14: Optimization Chapter 15: Bare-Metal Systems Chapter 16: Multicore Debug