NVMe Host IP tested on FPGA Drive

NVMe Host IP tested on FPGA Drive

I’ve been totally overloaded with projects in the last couple months but I’m back with some really exciting news today. A few months back a company called IntelliProp, based in Colorado, released a NVMe Host Accelerator IP core for interfacing FPGAs with...

FPGA Drive now available to purchase

FPGA Drive now available to purchase

Orders can now be placed for the FPGA Drive products on the Opsero website. Both the PCIe and FMC versions allow you to connect an M.2 PCIe solid-state drive to an FPGA development board and both can be purchased at the same price of $249 USD (solid-state drive not...

Micron’s new M.2 Solid-State Drive

Micron’s new M.2 Solid-State Drive

Computer memory giant, Micron, sent me a pre-production sample of their brand new M.2 NVMe solid-state drive. I tested it under PetaLinux on the PicoZed FMC Carrier Card V2 and the FPGA Drive adapter, and as expected, it passed all tests with flying colours. Although...

M.2 NGFF Loopback Module

M.2 NGFF Loopback Module

Half the fun of making cool stuff is sharing it with others. The photos I’m sharing in this post are of my new M.2 NGFF loopback module – it’s a M.2 form-factor module with a loopback on each of the 4 PCIe lanes, as well as some electronics to test...

Bye bye Platform Cable USB II, Hello JTAG HS3

Bye bye Platform Cable USB II, Hello JTAG HS3

Now that I think about it, I’ve been using my Xilinx Platform Cable USB II for 10 years now!!! That’s a terrific run in my opinion, I got it in a kit for the Virtex-5 ML505 board in 2006 and I would have kept using it if I didn’t start getting these...

FMC for Connecting an SSD to an FPGA

FMC for Connecting an SSD to an FPGA

Here’s a first look at the FMC version of the FPGA Drive product, featured with the Samsung VNAND 950 Pro SSD. The FMC version can carry M-keyed M.2 modules for PCI Express and is designed to support up to 4-lanes. It has a HPC FMC connector which can be used on...

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