Thursday, December 12, 2019

WD Brings Memory Closer to Compute With New RISC-V Innovations

Western Digital Corp. today unveiled new innovations and ecosystem partnerships intended to foster collaborative innovation, and the development and commercialization of purpose-built technologies based on RISC-V. New additions to the company's open sourced RISC-V-based SweRV Core™ family include the world's first dual-threaded, commercial, embedded RISC-V core, SweRV Core EH2, and the company's smallest SweRV Core to date, EL2. In addition, the company is announcing a hardware reference design for OmniXtend™, the open "direct to cache over Ethernet" fabric protocol developed by Western Digital.