High-Speed Switched Serial Fabrics Improve System Design (Eighth Edition)

As evolutionary enhancements to the venerable VMEbus, both VXS and deliver significant improvements in data bandwidth, connectivity, power distribution, and cooling. When was first introduced, its shared bus backplane interboard transfer rates of 30 or 40 MBytes/sec were more than adequate for most applications. As requirements grew, VME acquired new interfaces such as VSB, RACEway, RACE++, VME64, VME320, and 2eSST,thereby ensuring a healthy community of suppliers and a new stream of products.

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