By Jay Trodden, Don Anderson, MindShare
HyperTransport™ (HT) know-how offers to revolutionize connectivity for desktops, servers, embedded structures, and networking and tele-communications gear. it's a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point, packetized hyperlink that permits chips to move info at top premiums of as much as 12.8 Gigabytes in keeping with moment, a ways more than present bus applied sciences. in addition, HyperTransport improves reliability and decreases board layout complexity. it's scalable and appropriate with legacy notebook buses, SNA, and PCI.
HyperTransport™ process structure presents a complete, technical consultant to HyperTransport expertise. It opens with an summary of HT platforms, highlighting the technology's basic ideas, easy structure, and its many benefits. The publication is going directly to aspect all aspects of HyperTransport platforms, together with the protocol, I/O, routing, configuration, and extra. It additionally positive factors very important functionality concerns and addresses serious compatibility issues.
Essential themes coated include:
Packet protocol, protecting keep watch over and knowledge packets
HT movement keep watch over, and the way it differs from PCI move control
I/O ordering principles, together with upstream, downstream, and host ordering requirements
Interrupts, blunders detection, and blunder handling
HT approach management
Routing packets, protecting point-to-point topology and HT's equity algorithm
The electric setting, together with strength requisites and signaling characteristics
Anticipated networking extensions
PCI, PCI-X, AGP, and X86 compatibility issues
A bankruptcy is devoted to transaction examples illustrating the sensible program of HyperTransport technology.
A MindShare laptop process structure sequence ebook, HyperTransport™ procedure structure offers whole, authoritative, and particular details invaluable for builders, networking pros, and somebody drawn to enforcing and deploying HT systems.
MindShare's computer approach structure sequence is a crisply written and complete set of publications to an important laptop criteria. Books within the sequence are meant to be used via and software program designers, programmers, and aid body of workers. each one identify explains the structure, positive factors, and operations of structures outfitted utilizing one specific form of chip or specification.
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HyperTransport. System Architecture by Jay Trodden, Don Anderson, MindShare