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What the heck is 3PDS?
By ajay-mungara (Intel)Posted 01/15/20070
3PDS stands for third-party data store. Think of 3PDS as a persistent, nonvolatile memory space available for your manageability application to access even when the OS is unresponsive or management agents are missing. You can write/store data specific to your application. For example, you could s...
"What if my programming language did... THIS!!"
By David Stewart (Intel)Posted 01/15/20070
Sun recently kicked off the "Kitchen Sink Language" project, which is an opportunity provided by the open sourcing of Java. Now instead of waiting for your favorite language to add a new feature, or resorting to new technologies like Ruby, you can just grab yourself a copy of the Java Compiler (j...
Getting Packed Up for Mashup Camp
By aaron-tersteeg (Intel)Posted 01/11/20070
Mashup Camp 3 is going to be held in Boston next week. We're offering our support for Camp with the donation of Speed Geeking first place prize, a new Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, 1GB RAM, 100GB HD, DVD/RW, WXGA nVidia NGF73-256, Intel Mini-PCI Pro/Wireless and video camera. It's a pretty sweet configurat...
UMPC - not easy to say love you
By 芮斌 (Intel)Posted 01/11/20071
UMPC -Ultra Mobile PC, has become the favorite of digital fashion fans, including PDA mania and super fans of digital products, and, in today's buzz words, a great "bright show-off" tool. I recently borrowed from a colleague his Sony UX-18C, in order to experience the sensation of "bright showing...
All about System Power States (S0-S5)
By ajay-mungara (Intel)Posted 01/10/200712
The System Power States are often referred in the AMT documentation. This blog post attempts to explain the various System Power States (S0-S5).The overall power consumption of the system is referred to as System Power States. There are a total of six different power states ranging from S0 (the s...
Happy New Year! And, thank you.
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 01/09/20071
Here we are... the start of a new year with a whole host of resolutions, hopes and promises. The Intel Software Network team has many hopes and wishes for 2007 and for you. We are looking forward to further building our relationship with you as well as finding new and interesting ways to stay eng...
A fundamental issue in manageability is...
By Enrique Castro-leon (Intel)Posted 01/09/20070
... as you may have guessed is systems integration (or rather, lack thereof). If we take a data center environment as an example, the processors inside servers carry special instructions and registers to assist in monitoring, logging an controlling the internal state. Likewise, most present day s...
SOL / IDER explained
By ajay-mungara (Intel)Posted 01/08/20071
SOL/IDER stands for Serial Over LAN/ IDE-Redirection is a protocol defined for Intel Active Management Technology that allows redirecting the keyboard/text or floppy disk/CD transfers from a local host to a remote workstation. In order to manage a system remotely we need a capability to send cons...
What's Not Parallel? (#2)
By Clay Breshears (Intel)Posted 01/05/20070
Recurrence relations within loops feed information forward from one iteration to the next. Prime examples of this are time-stepping loops and convergence loops. No matter how many tea leaves we read or tarot cards we consult or Magic Eight Ball apps we write, we can't parse out future time steps ...
Wow - it's 2007!
By Dirk Hohndel (Intel)Posted 01/05/20071
How did that happen? Looks like I was too busy with my other blogs and completely stopped posting here for a couple of months.OopsGood thing nothing important happened during that time. Or did it? Let's see. The FCC forced at&t to guarantee net neurality - at least for a few years. That's goo...
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Tomorrow starts here. Intel Developer Forum.
By Rick Puckett (Intel)Posted 08/23/20100
The Intel Developer Forum (IDF), September 13-15, 2010 in San Francisco, is where visionaries gather to share ideas on the future and experience the latest developments in IT, cloud computing, mobile computing, software, and visual computing. At IDF you’ll hear from Intel engineers and industry l...
Parallel Building Blocks - Slick Array Notations Syntax Inside a Cilk ‘for’
By Noah Clemons (Intel)Posted 04/28/20110
In the previous blog, I explained the rationale behind vectorizing with Array Notations inside of the Cilk ‘for’. There are lots of ways to vectorize inside a for loop once you’ve used the Cilk ‘for’, but using this colon/bracket style syntax has been the easiest way for me to get vectorization w...
Why Users Uninstall Apps
By Wendy Boswell (Intel)Posted 11/14/20130
Getting an app developed is just the first step in a long journey. One of the more daunting problems facing developers is user engagement; basically, how to get users to install apps and keep them installed. It’s difficult to keep users satisfied beyond that initial app install, and it can be eve...
Touch Major Factor Driving Industry Growth: Good News for Developers
By Wendy Boswell (Intel)Posted 05/06/20130
According to a report released by NPD Display Search, the mobile PC market is on track to more than double by 2017, increasing from 367.6 million units to 762.7 million.  Here are the specifics of how the data was broken down:  Application: mini-note/tablet PCs, ultra-slim PCs, ultra-portables (~...
Getting Computer Power State on iGoogle
By ylian-saint-hilaire (Intel)Posted 09/09/20100
In the last weeks we worked on a new feature to get power management information on iGoogle. This is all part of the peer-to-peer mesh management software we are building. For the last few months, users would install a peer-to-peer agent on their computers and start tracking their computers on me...
GDC 2013: Interview with Chris Allen of Infrared5/Brass Monkey
By Wendy Boswell (Intel)Posted 04/09/20130
At GDC 2013, Ultrabook Community Manager Bob Duffy sat down with Chris Allen, president and co-founder of Infrared5 and one of the Challengers in the Ultimate Coder Challenge: Going Perceptual contest. The Infrared5/Brass Monkey team was at GDC to show off the latest version of their game, Kiwi C...
OpenMP 4.0 may offer important solutions for targeting and vectorization
By James Reinders (Intel)Posted 11/05/20120
The upcoming OpenMP 4.0 will be discussed at SC12, and there will be a number of additions I'm particularly excited to see coming from OpenMP.  They are: "SIMD extensions" and "targeting extensions."  One helps make the intention of a developer to have code vectorized efficiently be realized, and...
Manycore Testing Lab: First Test Results!
By Peter Hinsbeeck (Intel)Posted 03/22/20100
A couple of weeks ago, the technical manager of our new Manycore Testing Lab (MTL) mentioned he had temporarily turned on HT (Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology) on one of the MTL “batch servers” for some tests that day. As it was Friday, I convinced him to leave it turned on for the weekend so I ...
CPAN tbb.pod: Parallel Perl using TBB, Kiwi Style
By James Reinders (Intel)Posted 05/10/20110
TBB is available on CPAN as a library thanks to Sam Vilain in New Zealand.http://search.cpan.org/~samv/threads-tbb-0.01/lib/threads/tbb.pod As I mentioned in my prior blog, I've been in touch with some dedicated fans of Intel Threading Building Blocks (TBB)  in New Zealand who have been looking a...
Some Upcoming Webinars
By Joseph Natoli (Intel)Posted 11/06/20080
As I mentioned in my last post, there are several upcoming events where we will be dicussing the emerging trends in service oriented architectures. The full listing is available at the News & Events section of the Intel SOA Expressway web site. Some notable events: On November 13th I will be ...

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