Altera Showcases FPGAs for Enterprise Flash Memory Solutions

Visit Altera at Booth 212 at Flash Memory Summit 2011

Aug 04, 2011, 10:17 ET from Altera Corporation

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced it will showcase its portfolio of FPGAs supporting multiple-channel flash control and non-volatile DIMM applications at Flash Memory Summit 2011. Altera's FPGAs provide high-performance, low-power alternatives with optimum flexibility for developing flash memory applications. Show attendees will see how Altera® FPGAs enable new applications, including support for major interfaces used in flash memory applications such as multichannel ONFI and Toggle Mode, DDR3 memory, SAS/SATA protocols and the latest generation PCI Express® (PCIe®).


What: Flash Memory Summit 2011 When: Tuesday, August 9 to Thursday, August 11, 2011 Where: Booth 212, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

The latest in 28-nm programmable technology will be shown at Altera's in-booth demonstrations:

  • Functional PCIe interface operating on Altera's 28-nm Stratix V FPGAs
  • Violin Memory's enterprise data center solution utilizing Stratix series FPGAs as flash memory arrays to:
    • Accelerate business critical applications
    • Enable enterprises to virtualize and optimize IT infrastructures
  • AgigA Tech's high-speed, high-density, battery-free nonvolatile AGIGARAM products with Altera Cyclone III FPGAs:
    • Fuse NAND flash, DRAM and an ultracapacitor power source (PowerGEM) into a non-volatile memory system
    • Target enterprise-class and embedded system equipment

Altera's Conference Presentations:

  • Next-Generation Controllers 1: Inside the Latest Developments
    • Presenter: David McIntyre, Altera Corporation
    • Tutorial topic: Flash Controller Solutions and Programmable Technology
    • Wednesday, August 10, 8:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
  • Nonvolatile Design Challenges and Methodologies
    • Panel participant: Mike Strickland, Altera Corporation
    • Thursday, August 11, 8:30 a.m. to 9:40 a.m., Session 302
  • Future of Phase Change Memory: Technology and Applications
    • Panel participant: Mike Strickland, Altera Corporation
    • Thursday, August 11, 9:50 a.m. to 10:50 a.m., Session 306

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