This book provides a set of practical processes and techniques used for multicore software development. It is written with a focus on solving day to day problems using practical tips and tricks and industry case studies to reinforce the key concepts in multicore software development. Coverage includes: * The multicore landscape * Principles of parallel computing * Multicore SoC architectures * Multicore programming models * The Multicore development process * Multicore programming with threads * Concurrency abstraction layers * Debugging Multicore Systems * Practical techniques for getting started in multicore development * Case Studies in Multicore Systems Development * Sample code to reinforce many of the concepts discussed * Presents the 'nuts and bolts' of programming a multicore system* Provides a short-format book on the practical processes and techniques used in multicore software development* Covers practical tips, tricks and industry case studies to enhance the learning process
Robert Oshana has over 30 years of experience in the embedded software industry, primarily focused on embedded and real-time systems for the defence industry and semiconductor industries. He has BSEE, MSEE, MSCS, and MBA degrees and is a Senior Member of IEEE. Rob is an international speaker and has over 100 presentations and publications in various technology fields and has written several books on embedded software technology. Rob is an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University and University of Texas and is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff and Director of Software Enablement for Digital Networking at Freescale Semiconductor.