Webinar: The Backstory of PCIe 6.0 for HPC, From IP to Interconnect

Webinar: The Backstory of PCIe 6.0 for HPC, From IP to Interconnect
by Mike Gianfagna on 12-01-2021 at 8:00 am

The Backstory of PCIe 6.0 for HPC From IP to Interconnect

PCIe, or peripheral component interconnect express, is a very popular high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The width and speed the standard supports essentially defines the throughput for high-performance computing (HPC) applications.  The newest version, PCIe 6.0 promises to double the bandwidth that the… Read More


Samtec, Otava and Avnet Team Up to Tame 5G Deployment Hurdles

Samtec, Otava and Avnet Team Up to Tame 5G Deployment Hurdles
by Mike Gianfagna on 10-20-2021 at 10:00 am

Samtec Otava and Avnet Team Up to Tame 5G Deployment Hurdles

Everyone is talking about 5G deployment. The promises and the hype are finally turning into reality and products. While excitement is appropriate, victory is not yet in hand. There are still technical hurdles to conquer before the full potential of 5G is realized. In this post, I’ll explore one such challenge – the reliable use … Read More


Webinar: PICMG COM-HPC® – New Open Standard for High Performance Compute Modules

Webinar: PICMG COM-HPC® – New Open Standard for High Performance Compute Modules
by Mike Gianfagna on 09-22-2021 at 10:00 am

Webinar PICMG COM HPC® New Open Standard for High Performance Compute Modules

The subject of this webinar is focused on the new COM-HPC standard from PICMG, a nonprofit consortium of companies and organizations that collaboratively develop open standards for high performance telecommunications, military, industrial, and general-purpose embedded computing applications. A computer-on-module … Read More


Podcast EP7: Signal Integrity and Killer Robots

Podcast EP7: Signal Integrity and Killer Robots
by Daniel Nenni on 02-12-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan and Mike are joined by Matt Burns, technical marketing manager at Samtec. Matt discusses the signal integrity challenges faced by system designers. The materials and protocols used for channels on a board, between boards on a rack and even between racks are discussed. Matt also touches on the work Samtec is doing with BattleBots.… Read More