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Case study of integration of reconfigurable logic as a coprocessor into a SCI-cluster under RT-Linux. (English) Zbl 1001.68900
Brebner, Gordon (ed.) et al., Field-programmable logic and applications. 11th international conference, FPL 2001, Belfast, Northern Ireland, GB, August 27-29, 2001. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. Lect. Notes Comput. Sci. 2147, 633-637 (2001).
Summary: Reconfigurable Logic is often integrated into a computer system as a combination of one CPU and one or more FPGAs. Here we investigated in the integration of FPGAs as coprocessors into a parallel computer system, respective a cluster computer system. The nodes of the cluster are coupled by the Scaleable Coherent Interface (SCI) and operate under RT-Linux. In this paper we describe how we integrated FPGAs into the system and show the first results of performance and latency measurement.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0972.68674].
MSC:
68U99 Computing methodologies and applications
68M07 Mathematical problems of computer architecture
68N15 Theory of programming languages
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