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We're excited to introduce Whiteboard Wednesdays, a new video blog series that will shed some light and provide some practical insights on how to address a variety of intellectual property (IP-) related design challenges. Our inaugural segment addresses the memory wall gap--that phenomenon that occurs when the bandwidth of microprocessors outpaces the bandwidth of the memory in the design, degrading system performance.
Watch our first Whiteboard Wednesdays episode, where Cadence's Scott Jacobson takes a closer look at how CPU performance outstrips memory transfers and the options available to system designers. He also covers 2D solutions like EMMC 5.0, UFS, and DDR4, as well as 3D solutions like HMC, HBM, Wide I/O2, and DDR4 3DS.
We hope you find this series to be helpful. We also welcome your feedback. Share your ideas for future episodes and any other comments or questions in the Comments area under this blog post.