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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Platform Boot Integrity Platform Foundation for Foundation Trusted Compute Pools

    In this article we will take a deep look into ensuring boot integrity of the platform which in turn boils down to ensuring the integrity of a number of platform components: the integrity of prelaunch and launch components covering firmware, BIOS and hypervisor. Boot integrity is foundational in embodying the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Rise of Virtual Service Grids

    The concept of virtualization and sharing of resources is not a new one. In fact, the idea of standardization has been around since the industrial revolution made it possible to mass produce identical parts. Because of this, manufacturing and production costs declined steeply, as businesses no longer needed to specialize...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    An Introduction to Virtual Service Oriented Grids

    While the idea of virtual service-oriented grids may be a new business concept, the technologies that build the groundwork for this idea go back many decades to the early days of computing research. That being said, the combination of these technologies brings non-functional, yet significant capabilities to a system. Virtual...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Technology Evolution, People, and Privacy

    This article takes a look at the history of information, technology, beneficiaries of that technology and their relationship to data governance development over time. Innovation in business models, technology capabilities, and the changing relationships in the ownership and accessibility to data has resulted in a fundamental shift in size and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Moving To Office 365 On The Cloud

    We plan and design for change. After the change happens, we begin to plan for the next change. What drives change? Many factors drive change in technology--lower cost of equipment, better compute power, greater bandwidth, new software, and so on. In this article, we look at how Office 365, a...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Trusted Cloud: Addressing Security and Compliance

    This article will address one of the biggest barriers impeding broader adoption of cloud computing is security--the real and perceived risks of providing, accessing and control services in multitenant cloud environments. IT managers would like to see higher levels of assurance before they can declare their cloud-based services and data...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Digital Asset Management: Describing and Searching Mass Assets

    Processes are constantly being developed and improved to allow digital asset management (DAM) leaders to upload large sets of assets to their networks. Once uploaded and accessible, certain searching tools can help users to find information that is pertinent to their needs and prevent users from being overwhelmed with unhelpful...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Digital Asset Management: Digital Archaeology and Migration

    Digital preservation protects data to ensure continuing access in the future; digital archaeology and migration are two preservation strategies used to create and maintain access to obsolete information resources. "Emulation" and "refreshing" are two tools used in digital archaeology to retrieve information from obsolete media. Migration, or moving older data...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Cloud Computing

    Many users of computer technology—and for that matter, many technology creators and administrators—complain about the rapid pace of change in information technology. The most recent example of a new technology trend bursting upon the scene is cloud computing. Setting a record for going from "what is it?" to "I've got...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Grid Computing: Operations Research Methods for Resource Management and Scheduling

    The grid computing paradigm is replacing localized computer clusters or the traditional "supercomputer" model for research and industry enterprises requiring increasingly large amounts of processing power and storage. Computational grids are distributed systems integrating geographically-separate resources into a single, massively parallel network well-suited to complex processing tasks. This article introduces...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Grid Computing: Optimization Techniques for Skeletons on Grids

    Skeletons are common patterns of parallelism in distributed computing systems. These often-used components, such as farm, map, and pipeline, can be abstracted and offered to application programmers as programming primitives. This article introduces the motivation for implementing algorithmic skeletons and demonstrates use of Lithium, a programming environment based on Java...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Client Virtualization in a Cloud Environment

    Arguably computation models seen in client space are much more diverse than those in the server space proper. For servers, there are essentially two, the earlier model of static consolidation and the more recent dynamic model where virtual machines lightly bound to their physical hosts and can be moved around...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    An Introduction to Building Intelligent Systems

    Consumers are now demanding and expecting more from technology. Building intelligence into our devices is a promising way to satisfy this demand by providing more personalized experiences. In Building Intelligent Systems, the authors investigate how computer vision, machine learning, and data mining can be used together to build smarter devices...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Implementing Self-Service BI to Improve Business Decision Making

    Self-service Business Intelligence (BI) represents a paradigm shift in the way businesses use their data. By enabling end users to combine and analyze large amounts of data, self-service BI provides a pathway to better decision making across the enterprise. Yet effective decision making for core business processes often requires trusted...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Securities Transactions Get Speed With Cloud

    Need to build a solid IT system foundation. Ensure a stable IT environment to carry out any securities transaction activities and launch new services efficiently, ensure fast flow of securities transactions and meet other complex commercial applications. The solutions provided for these challenges were carry out comprehensive architectural planning, ensure...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Energy-Efficient Interconnect Via Router Parking

    The increase in on-chip core counts in Chip MultiProcessors (CMPs) has led to the adoption of interconnects such as Mesh and Torus, which consume an increasing fraction of the chip power. Moreover, as technology and voltage continue to scale down, static power consumes a larger fraction of the total power;...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Correlation-Based Cell Search and Measurement for LTE and LTE-A

    Quick detection and accurate measurement of multiple cells surrounding the User Equipment (UE) are essential to ensure the mobility and QoS of end users. In LTE and LTE-A, multiple cells are often time synchronized or quasi-synchronized so that weak cells "Eclipsed" by strong interfering cells are difficult to detect. In...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    A Mutual-Information Based Power Allocation Algorithm for Multi-Layer Rate Splitting Scheme in Tri-sectored Wireless Networks

    Cell-edge users inevitably suffer from strong interference from adjacent cells, and consequently their throughput will decrease. Recent investigations show that the Han-Kobayashi (HK) rate splitting scheme is the best known strategy to mitigate the interference for a two-user interference channel. However, its receiver is too complicated to implement in practical...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    A Systematic Methodology to Architecting High Performance Storage Systems

    A good storage system is a well-balanced system in which each individual component is suited for its purpose and all the components fit together to achieve optimal performance. Designing a large scale, high performance storage system presents significant challenges. This paper describes a systematic approach to designing a storage system,...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Strengthen Cloud Security With Intel Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions

    Tier 3 knows the value of protecting data. As a leading provider of enterprise-class cloud software and federated cloud services, Tier 3 helps organizations securely expand their infrastructure into the cloud without incurring large capital expenses or additional administrative overhead. If the users encrypt data using software-only AES, they run...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Intel Xeon Processor E7 Family: Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability

    Today's businesses increasingly depend on Intel Xeon-based servers to run data-intensive and mission-critical applications. Server Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) are crucial issues for modern enterprise IT shops that deliver mission critical applications and services, as application delivery failures can be extremely costly per hour of system downtime. Furthermore, the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    New Instructions Supporting Large Integer Arithmetic on Intel Architecture Processors

    New instructions mulx, adcx and adox are being introduced on Intel Architecture Processors. The adcx and adox instructions are being introduced one generation later than mulx. These new instructions will enable users to develop high-performance implementations of large integer arithmetic on Intel Architecture. To maximize performance of code using these...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Incorporate touch & sensor capabilities of Ultrabook™ into your software

    This guide provides developers with an overview of the Microsoft Windows 8 sensors application programming interfaces (APIs) for Desktop and Metro style applications, with a specific focus on the various sensor capabilities available in Windows 8 Desktop mode. This white paper summarizes the APIs that enable creating interactive applications by...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Learn to detect the sensors in Intel® Ultrabook™ devices

    The new generation of Ultrabook™, equipped with the 3rd Generation Intel® Core Processors, is a game changer. With a touch sensitive screen and a variety of sensors on-board, each Ultrabook is capable of much more than your standard laptop. This white paper outlines how you can detect each of the...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Multi-Layer Rate Splitting Scheme for Interference Mitigation in Tri-Sectored Wireless Networks

    In a multi-cell wireless network, cell-edge User Equipments (UEs) inevitably suffer from strong interference from adjacent cells which leads to the UE throughput decrease. Contrary to conventional interference mitigation techniques which treat the interference as noise, the authors propose to use a rate splitting based interference exploitation technique. A novel...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Pricing-Based Distributed Mobile Association for Heterogeneous Networks With Cooperative Relays

    Heterogeneous networks improve the spectrum efficiency and coverage of wireless communication networks by deploying low-power nodes on top of the conventional network nodes. In this paper, the authors consider a heterogeneous cellular network with multiple low-power Relay Nodes (RN) deployed in each cell using in-band wireless backhaul between the RN...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Fast SHA-256 Implementations on Intel Architecture Processors

    The paper describes a family of highly-optimized implementations of the Fast SHA-256 cryptographic hash algorithm, which provide industry leading performance on a range of Intel Processors for a single data buffer consisting of an arbitrary number of data blocks. The paper describes the overall design of the Fast SHA-256 software,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Can Traditional Programming Bridge the Ninja Performance Gap for Parallel Computing Applications?

    Current processor trends of integrating more cores with wider SIMD units, along with a deeper and complex memory hierarchy, have made it increasingly more challenging to extract performance from applications. It is believed by some that traditional approaches to programming do not apply to these modern processors and hence radical...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Design and Implementation of a Consolidated Middlebox Architecture

    Network deployments handle changing application, workload, and policy requirements via the deployment of specialized network appliances or \"Middleboxes\". Today, however, middlebox platforms are expensive and closed systems, with little or no hooks for extensibility. Furthermore, they are acquired from independent vendors and deployed as standalone devices with little cohesiveness in...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Application of Rate Splitting Transmission Scheme for LTE-Advanced Systems

    In a multi-cell wireless network, an efficient interference mitigation technique is an inevitable part of the current state-of-the-art wireless system. As opposed to conventional interference mitigation techniques which treat the interference as noise, a multi-layer rate splitting scheme can be considered to improve the performance by decoding part of the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Implementing PXE Boot Using Intel BLDK for Intel Atom Processor Based Boards

    Intel provides an EFI-standard based Boot Loader Development Kit (BLDK) for various Intel Atom processors. This paper discusses how to modify the Intel BLDK code base to support network booting (PXE boot). The resulting BLDK image is programmed onto an Intel Atom Processor E6xx series with Intel platform controller hub...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Designing Intel VPro Technology Capable OPS Display Panels

    An Intel vPro technology capable Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) module offers a collection of Intel technologies which comprise remote manageability, security and virtualization technology with the aim of enhancing robustness, usability and user experience of the system. Evolution of communication technology and innovation in computing technology has paved the path...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Intel HD Graphics with Dynamic Frequency Technology

    This paper is to explain what Intel HD Graphics Dynamic Frequency Technology is and how it complements Intel Turbo Boost Technology. The paper will also explain how the user can interact with the technology to further enhance the computing experience. This integration of Central Processor Unit (CPU), memory controller and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Quantifying DNS Namespace Influence

    Name resolution using the Domain Name System (DNS) is integral to today's Internet. The resolution of a domain name is often dependent on namespace outside the control of the domain's owner. In this paper, the authors review the DNS protocol and several DNS server implementations. Based on their examination, they...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Technology: Your Roadmap to Small-Business Success

    In the past two decades, computers and the Internet have changed the world. People now communicate faster, more often, and in different ways. Likewise, businesses operate differently - processing and storing more information, reaching out to new markets, and managing operations more efficiently. The advent of technology has ensured that...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Intel QuickPath Architecture

    Through its rapid "Tick-tock" cadence for microprocessor innovation, Intel introduces a new micro architecture or a new process technology (that includes enhanced micro architecture features) nearly every year. The result is a cycle of industry-leading microprocessor performance. At the same time, the company also continuously looks for other ways to...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    2nd Generation Intel Core VPro Processor Family

    The 2nd generation Intel Core vPro processor family delivers visible benefits in intelligent security, greater manageability, and adaptable performance. Intelligent security is built in, with hardware-based features that can prevent malicious attacks, automatically isolate infected systems, and respond faster when a problem occurs. Authorized IT administrators can now remotely access,...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Intel Cloud Builders: HyTrust and Cloud Computing Security

    In this webcast, the presenters describe a comprehensive cloud security solution that addresses security concerns at the base layer and establishes a unified policy by using Intel Trusted Execution Technology.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Solving Intel IT's Data Storage Growth Challenges

    Intel IT is using a variety of techniques to accommodate growing demand for storage capabilities, without increasing costs. In 2011 Intel faced a 53 percent increase in storage capacity from 2010, and the continued build out of the authors' private cloud could increase this demand even further. They are managing...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Best Practices for Building an Enterprise Private Cloud

    Intel IT has achieved significant progress on the authors' multi-year initiative to build an enterprise private cloud. By implementing a cloud strategy, they have saved USD 9 million to date - and they anticipate approximately USD 14 million Net Present Value (NPV) over the next four years. Intel IT has...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2008

    Intel World-Class Data Center Tour

    Normally an Intel data center tour requires an NDA due to all of the technology that Intel has deployed. This webcast give tour of an Intel greenfield data center with a unique 2-story construction and hot/cold aisles.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Revisiting Smart Dust With RFID Sensor Networks

    The author argues that sensing and computation platforms that leverage RFID technology can realize "Smart-dust" applications that have eluded the sensor network community. RFID Sensor Networks (RSNs), which consist of RFID readers and RFID sensor nodes (WISPs), extend RFID to include sensing and bring the advantages of small, inexpensive and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Verifying the High Capacity of the Six-Core Intel Xeon Processor 7400 Series Used With the Latest Virtualization Technology

    IT Core Corporation wanted to investigate low-cost services using virtualization technology to reduce the cost and increase datacenter efficiency and evaluate the latest hardware and software virtualization technologies, its features and capabilities. As a solution they deployed virtualization environment running Virtual Iron 4 on HP ProLiant DL580 G5 servers fitted...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Telecom and Data Center Application Migration Sun Solaris Operating Systems Intel Multi-Core Processors

    This migration guide discusses the process for porting C/C++ applications running on the Sun Solaris operating system (OS) from SPARC platforms to Intel architecture platforms. It outlines a number of possible software portation issues; however, a typical migration effort is unlikely to encounter all of them. Although this guide is...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Establishing a Scalable Health Information Exchange

    Today's ever-increasing volume of healthcare information - combined with the growing interest in large, regional Healthcare Information Exchanges (HIEs) - have resulted in cost-effective, high-performance healthcare data platforms becoming an industry-imperative requirement. Intel and Oracle are jointly addressing this need with a newly-assembled, scalable architecture that enables organizations to rapidly...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    High Availability With Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Powered by Intel Xeon Processors

    Designing highly available solutions is now a standard in many organizations, as they must ensure that their information systems remain operational in any event. Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V provides an extensive set of features ideal for providing high availability to virtual servers. In conjunction with failover clustering, and tools such...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Server Consolidation With Intel Xeon Processors and Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

    Server consolidation with Intel Xeon processors and Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V can dramatically improve server density, and allow businesses to provide drastically more services using the same power, cooling, and data center facilities. These gains will allow IT departments and teams across the organization to focus on delivering robust solutions...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Delivering Application-Layer Security at Data Center Performance Levels

    The shift from network-layer attacks to dynamically changing application-layer threats has dramatically increased security performance needs. Addressing application-layer threats requires an architecture that can quickly evolve to guarantee performance yet maintain a high level of security. While closed, ASIC-based architectures have not been able to make an efficient shift to...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Image Processing: Stop Developing Code From Scratch

    There is a better way to develop code for images than writing it from scratch. Now, using new Intel Parallel Studio products, developers can efficiently transform image processing for improved productivity and performance. Integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio for C/C++, Intel Parallel Composer, Intel Parallel Amplifier, and Intel Parallel Inspector...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Building a Long-Term Strategy for IT Sustainability

    Intel IT is engaged in developing a broad, ongoing sustainability strategy to help Intel consume fewer resources and emit less waste. In analyzing the business case for IT sustainability, identified the bottom-line benefits and defined the metrics that enabled to effectively reduce environmental footprint. Successful sustainability initiatives are now being...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Batch Processing Tasks Are 40 Percent Faster With Dell PowerEdge Servers

    DataVision was seeking an alternative hardware solution to recommend to its banking clients, which would offer high performance and support in remote areas without requiring a compromise on cost. The company ran performance tests on Dell PowerEdge servers with Intel Xeon 7400 series processor technology and found a significant improvement...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Intel Xeon Processors Help Capture and Analyze Massive Amounts of Scientific Data From the World's Most Powerful Particle Accelerator

    Several hundred feet beneath the French-Swiss border lies the world's largest, most powerful particle accelerator - the Large Hadron Collider. More than 2,200 researchers from around the globe work at the CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) laboratory on ATLAS, a large-scale particle physics experiment that studies the forces...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Aligning IT With Business Goals Through Strategic Planning

    Intel IT has a new strategic planning process that better aligns activities with those of the corporate business groups. It has developed and implemented a new approach that identifies Intel IT's goals and directions over the next two to five years, while fostering a close connection with overall Intel strategies....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Top 5 Application Security Vulnerabilities and How to Mitigate Them

    Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) face many challenges in bringing a software product to market. Good coding practices can reveal bugs before customers experience them, prevent outsiders from accessing data they shouldn't, and deliver a high-quality product. Unfortunately, under the pressure of a tight development schedule, it is difficult to stay...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Intel: Solving Enterprise IT Challenges for Federal Customers

    IT organizations - whether large or small, public or private - face significant manageability, financial, and operational challenges. To specifically address the challenges federal customers face, Intel offers a variety of innovative technologies that help increase security and manageability while offering improved performance and reduced operating costs. It have a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Best Practices: Adoption of Symmetric Multiprocessing Using VxWorks and Intel Multi-Core Processors

    Three main trends that are shaping the embedded device market today are smaller form factors, standardization, and improved performance per watt. In addition, applications across all device categories, from signal processing in aerospace devices to multimedia processing in consumer devices, continue to require higher performance. However, the traditional method of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Designing Embedded Systems for Testability

    The purpose of this paper is to provide a context of how to utilize the test and debug features to design systems using Intel embedded processors and chipsets. There are various interfaces of the design which must be implemented. In some cases the interfaces must be shared, depending upon operation...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Transforming Business-Critical Infrastructure Through Migration to Itanium-Based Servers: A Decision-Maker's Guide to the Benefits, Challenges, and Available Resources

    Itanium-based servers are changing the face of business-critical computing by delivering enterprise-class scalability and availability on an industry-standard computing architecture that is more flexible and affordable than proprietary RISC and mainframe architectures. The broad choice of vendors, operating systems, and applications provides a solid foundation for integration, and enables core...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Implementing Intel vPro Technology to Drive Down Client Management Costs

    Intel IT is in the first year of a multi-year program to deploy and use Intel vPro technology to maintain, manage, and protect the client systems more efficiently and effectively. The author has achieved solid returns in the first year of deployment yet they believe the long-term benefits will be...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Windows Media Load Simulator Performance Comparison: Solid-State Drives Vs. Hard Disk Drives

    Intel Corporation (Intel) commissioned Principled Technologies (PT) to compare the performance and power of two types of disk drives when streaming Windows Media: Intel X25-E Extreme SATA Solid-State Drives (SSDs), Standard 15K RPM SAS Hard Disk Drives (HDD5). The author used the Windows Media Load Simulator (WMLS) test tool. WMLS...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    High-Powered Business Results With Lower Power Costs: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and the Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series

    Enterprise data centers meet many needs, from email systems to line-of-business processes, high-performance real-time applications, and SOA initiatives. Deployment models range from stand-alone servers to clusters, even grids, and consolidated, virtualized environments. To fully control energy costs, IT needs the ability to maximize energy efficiency at all times, with any...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Understanding Alternative Compute Models

    Driven by ever-increasing pressure on a multitude of issues - including cost control, manageability, security, regulatory compliance, and business continuity - some IT managers are considering centralized compute models as an alternative to traditional distributed software deployment. Thanks to recent advances in technology, IT has a range of centrally-managed compute...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Using an IT Business Value Program to Measure Benefits to the Enterprise

    Intel's IT Business Value (ITBV) program has shifted the IT investment decision making process to a customer-focused, data-driven model that demonstrates the impact of IT on Intel's bottom line. The investments one manages with the ITBV program have delivered more than USD 8 billion in business value since the program's...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Red Hat and Intel: Moving Intelligence Forward

    Put state-of-the-art intelligence to work on the challenges of tomorrow by running Red Hat Enterprise Linux on the latest Intel Xeon processors. Red Hat's open source, commercial-strength innovation delivers optimized results for performance, energy efficiency, and advanced virtualization on Intel platforms, all at an affordable price. The combination of the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Introduction to Intel's 32nm Process Technology

    Intel introduces 32nm process technology with second generation high-k + metal gate transistors. This process technology builds upon the tremendously successful 45nm process technology that enabled the launch of the Intel microarchitecture codename Nehalem and the Intel Core i7 processor. Westmere processors will introduce new instructions for accelerating encryption and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Improving the Mobile Experience With Solid-State Drives

    Intel IT is evaluating Solid-State Drive (SSD) technology to better understand the benefits to users and the impacts on the enterprise. It has initiated a Proof of Concept (PoC) study that includes extensive benchmark testing as well as deployment of notebooks with SSDs to the Intel workforce. Its PoC is...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Intel Turbo Boost Technology in Intel Core Microarchitecture (Nehalem) Based Processors

    Intel Core Microarchitecture (Nehalem) based processors incorporate a new feature: Intel Turbo Boost technology. Under some configurations and workloads, Intel Turbo Boost technology enables higher performance through the availability of increased core frequency. Intel Turbo Boost technology automatically allows processor cores to run faster than the base operating frequency if...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Defense in Depth Strategy Optimizes Security

    Intel IT developed a defense in depth strategy that optimizes security using interlocking prediction, prevention, detection, and response capabilities. It recognizes that attackers are human opponents who constantly evolve new tactics and that it would be prohibitively expensive - and near impossible - to protect against every vulnerability. Its strategy...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Evaluating Two-And Four-Socket Server Virtualization Platforms

    Intel IT and Intel's Digital Enterprise Group (DEG), End User Platform Integration (EPI), conducted Proof of Concept (PoC) testing and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis to compare two- and four-socket servers based on Intel Xeon processors for server virtualization. Test scenarios included performance Service-Level Agreements (SLAs), commodity consolidation on...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Mobility Thin and Small Form-Factor Packaging for Intel Processors Based on Original 45nm Intel Core Microarchitecture

    The Intel 45nm processor, originally referred to by the codename Penryn, based on Intel Coret microarchitecture, is the first processor that uses multicore-on-die design to maximize performance and minimize power consumption. This paper provides an overview of how the Penryn processor's mobility platform and package design teams delivered the Penryn...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Providence Health & Services - Oregon: Case Study in OS Streaming and Application Virtualization

    Driven by the need to control costs of desktop management, Providence Health & Services - Oregon (PH&S - Oregon) recently undertook an initiative to gain greater control and standardization of desktop configurations, while providing performance and flexibility to meet business unit needs. Goals for this initiative included maximizing system availability,...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Greater Mobility Through Lower Power

    Mobile Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) place great emphasis on creating unique system designs to differentiate themselves in the mobile market. Intel Corporation's introduction of low-power, high-performance Intels processors based on original 45nm Intels Core microarchitecture, originally referred to by the codename Penryn, brings a new level of opportunity for differentiation...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    CFR and SNR Estimation Based on Complementary Golay Sequences for Single-Carrier Block Transmission in 60-GHz WPAN

    The Single-Carrier Block Transmission (SCBT), a.k.a. Single-Carrier Frequency-Domain Equalization (SC-FDE), is being considered as an option technique for the Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) operating at 60-GHz. To combat the Inter-Symbol Interference (ISI) in Non-Line-Of-Sight (NLOS) environments, the Frequency-Domain Equalization (FDE) based on the Minimum Mean Square Error (MMSE) criterion...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Energy-Efficient Platforms: Designing Devices Using the New Power Management Extensions for Interconnects

    Ever since the Personal Computing (PC) platforms were launched in the 1980s, there has been a constant demand for increased performance. Computing performance has followed Moore's Law during the last three decades, allowing consumers to have the performance, capability and connectivity undreamt of just a few years ago. But these...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Why the Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series Is the Ideal Foundation for Cloud Computing

    While "Cloud computing" appears to be reaching the top of the hype cycle, there are some very real, substantive reasons why companies of all sizes are closely examining the benefits of the cloud. A cloud computing model has the potential to increase the agility of IT infrastructure, lower costs of...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Data Center Power and Thermal Management Using Intel Data Center Manager Software Development Kit

    Power and cooling literally constitute a burning issue in data centers today. According to IDC1, while data center CapEx costs have moderated, OpEx costs are on the upswing, and a major component of TCO comes from energy costs: every dollar invested in hardware represents requires fifty cents in power and...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Improvements in the Intel Core 2 Penryn Processor Family Architecture and Microarchitecture

    Intels Corporation continuously seeks to improve the performance of each Intel Architecture microprocessor generation through architectural initiatives as well as process and circuit improvements. The predecessor to the Penryn family of processors, the 65nm Intel Core microarchitecture, codename Merom, led the competition in performance. This paper illustrates architecture techniques used...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    The Technical Challenges of Transitioning Intel PRO/Wireless Solutions to a Half-Mini Card

    With the introduction of Intel's latest mobile platform, Montevina, which is based on the new Penryn Mobile family of processors, the Intels Pro/Wireless 5300 and 5100 communication daughter boards, offered as part of the Intel Centrinos Mobile Technology platform, also underwent major changes to enable a smaller, more efficient platform...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Better Together: Rich Client PCs and Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing poses new questions about the optimal enterprise client computing strategy. With more and more services delivered from the cloud, which combination of client platforms and service delivery models best meets the needs of users and IT organizations? The Intel IT environment contains a mixture of conventional and cloud...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Performance Advantages of Running MySQL on an Intel-Based Server Platform: Extending Intel's Contribution to Open Source Technology Development

    The explosion of data is a constant in today's business world, affecting companies of all sizes from the small start-up to the enterprise portal. As organizations experience rampant growth in the volume of data, they see a corresponding rise in the number of users who need access to that data....

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