References and Links

Multicore Association

Multicore Swarm (Software and Algorithms for Running on Multicore)

Here are some links to multicore chips. I found most of them from the VxWorks SMP article.

http://www.broadcom.com/products/Data-Telecom-Networks/Communications-Processors/BCM1480#tab=features-tab

http://www.caviumnetworks.com/OCTEON_II_MIPS64.html

http://www.cavium.com/pdfFiles/CN58XX_PB_Rev_1.pdf

http://www.cavium.com/ECONA_CNS3XXX.html

http://www.intel.com/design/intarch/dualcorexeon/overview.htm

http://www.freescale.com/webapp/sps/site/prod_summary.jsp?code=MPC8641D

http://www.rmicorp.com/products/XLR_732.htm

Here is a list of processors that use high end ARM, http://www.arm.com/markets/mobile-computing/developers/silicon.html. Some RTOS vendors list it by ARM core, some by Si vendor. I’ll keep poking around.

Real Time Operating Systems



Company RTOS SMP Support Link
Green Hills Integrity Yes http://www.ghs.com/news/20061206_integrity10.html
Wind River VxWorks Yes http://www.windriver.com/products/platforms/smp/
Micrium uC/OS-II, III NO Could not find anything SMP on the web site
LynuxWorks LynxOS Yes http://www.lynuxworks.com/corporate/press/2009/multicore-2009.php
QNX Neutrino Yes http://www.qnx.com/products/neutrino_rtos/multicore.html
Expresslogic ThreadX Maybe? http://www.rtos.com/news/detail/?prid=97 No product info
eSol eT-Kernel Multi-Core Edition Yes http://www.arm.com/news/14581.html
FreeRTOS FreeRTOS, OpenRTOS, SafeRTOS ? http://www.freertos.org/
ENEA Enea RTOS Yes http://www.enea.com/Templates/Product____27035.aspx
Tron iTron Yes http://www2.computer.org/portal/web/csdl/doi/10.1109/40.85723

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