[erlang-questions] Tilera 64-core chip

Mikael Pettersson <>
Mon Aug 20 16:40:40 CEST 2007


On Mon, 20 Aug 2007 07:15:47 -0700 (PDT), Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> > Does anyone have experience with Tilera?
> > 
> > http://www.tilera.com/index.php
> > 
> > For example their PCI Express card with a 64-core*
> > chip
> > and 6-12 gigabit Ethernet ports, all running at ca
> > 35W,
> > sounds like a pretty good match for SMP Erlang... (:
> 
> It does seem to run Linux (in some sense, "supports"
> is a flexible word) so it can't be too exotic. That's
> good. I wonder what ISA the cores implement? MIPS?
> PPC?

I had to look around quite a bit in their rather
superficial documentation before I found something
useful, but their compiler is based on SGI's MIPSpro,
so the ISA is probably MIPS.



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