Smart Device Management with OOB Technologies

OOB (out-of-band) remote management technology allows system operators to remotely manage and maintain devices even when a device’s hardware, software or connected network is malfunctioning. This is possible through an independent connection to the system via an additional piece of OOB hardware that attaches to the device, typically via UART, RS232 or GPIO.

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The Advantages of x16 Memory Could Offset the Performance Gap

Many experts in our embedded industry will try to convince you that a “by-8” (x8) DRAM module is superior to a “by-16” (x16) module. In some respects, those experts would be right. But it’s not always the case, as we will show you here. In most configurations, the x8 module will yield higher bandwidths compared to the x16 configuration.

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