Compute Express Link (CXL) is a new breakthrough high-speed CPU interconnect that enables a high-speed, efficient performance between the CPU and platform enhancements and workload accelerators.
Industry leaders Alibaba, Cisco, Dell EMC, Facebook, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Huawei, Intel Corporation and Microsoft have teamed up to form an open industry standard group to develop technical specifications that facilitate breakthrough performance for emerging usage models while supporting an open ecosystem for data center accelerators and other high-speed enhancements.
Update: Compute Express Link™ (CXL): Exploring Coherent Memory and Innovative Use Cases™” is now available on BrightTalk. Join Siamak Tavallaei, CXL Consortium Technical Task Force Co-Chair and Principal Architect, Microsoft Azure, Rob Blankenship, Processor Architect and Principal Engineer, Intel, and Kurt Lender, CXL Consortium Marketing Working Group Co-Chair and Senior Ecosystem Enabling Manager, Data Center Group, Intel, for a deep dive into how CXL technology maintains memory coherency between the CPU memory space and memory on attached devices. The webinar will also detail several representative CXL use cases – Caching Devices/Accelerators, Accelerators with Memory, and Memory Buffers. Towards the end of the webinar, learn about how the organization operates and how to get involved. The Webinar is available on BrightTalk here.
Update: The CXL Specification 1.1 Evaluation Copy and CXL 1.1 Errata are now available for Download.
Update: Technical Work Group Meetings are underway! Join Now as a Contributor to participate.