Welcome!

News Feed Item

EEMBC Contributors Significantly Help Align Industry Benchmarks with Key Technology Trends

The 2013 results are in and Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC) honors 11 members who have contributed significantly to the development of next-generation industry benchmarks. These individuals have been critical to the successful development of EEMBC’s second-generation benchmark for measuring Android platform and hardware performance, the definition and development of a more advanced CoreMark®, and the extraordinary efforts in the ultra-low power working group. Thanks to the amazing efforts of these members, developers will gain the ability to better compare the strengths of processors and platforms using industry-standard benchmarks designed to establish fair and equitable metrics.

The need for industry-standard performance benchmarks is increasing as both the hardware and software used to develop systems grows in complexity. EEMBC, with the support of its members, will soon release its second-generation AndEBench™ to measure Android device performance. It is a significantly more advanced benchmark than EEMBC AndEBench v1, which was released in early 2012. Until now, EEMBC has not released any details on its more advanced CoreMark, but suffice it to say it will have a similar usage model to CoreMark, but will be comprised of a significantly more sophisticated workload. Earlier this month, EEMBC announced the availability of its ULPBench, which early adopters may order by contacting EEMBC directly.

Eleven EEMBC members stand out for the significant impact they have had in the creation and advancement of these much-needed industry benchmark initiatives:

Second-Generation AndEBench

  • Ronen Zohar of Intel for chairing the AndEBench working group, providing his extensive knowledge of Android platform testing, and helping with the platform OpenGL tests.
  • Dibas Chandra of NVIDIA for providing the new benchmark’s eye-catching 3D tests.
  • Derek Miller and Hazim Shafi of Samsung Electronics for developing the proposal and helping debug the storage test; for recommending memory bandwidth test improvements; and in general providing extensive testing feedback.

Second-Generation CoreMark

  • Carl Hein from Lockheed Martin for chairing the CoreMark working group and helping keep track of the many details.
  • Bryan Chin from Cavium for providing realistic scenarios for adoption into CoreMark.

ULPBench

  • Horst Diewald from TI (retired now) for initiating the ULPBench working group and diligently chairing the working group; for pushing the requirements and moving along the schedule.
  • Stefan Schauer from TI for taking over as chair of the ULPBench working group and managing the completion of ULPBench-CoreProfile.
  • Joseph Yiu from ARM for testing ULPBench functionality on ARM platforms and providing extensive results to the working group.
  • Mark Wallis from STMicroelectronics for providing insights and constructive feedback on the ULPBench requirements.
  • Mitch Butler from Renesas for creating and contributing the source code for the ULPBench harness, a key component to enable portability and usability.

Creating meaningful performance benchmarks is a task that crosses company and product lines and requires the pooling of expertise, time, and efforts of industry leaders. While the number of contributors to EEMBC continues to grow, these individuals have contributed to the EEMBC effort above and beyond their responsibilities within their respective companies, and with the support of these companies, have contributed to the greater good of the industry.

“A successful consortium is made up of individuals who are dedicated to making a difference and moving the industry forward,” said Markus Levy, EEMBC president. “I would like to personally thank these individuals for their commitment and technical expertise that has been invaluable in defining many of the EEMBC benchmarks. This announcement only reflects the significant contributors of 2013, and in 2014 we are already seeing a greater number of significant contributors as well as more activity in general from the EEMBC members.”

About EEMBC

EEMBC, the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium, develops industry-standard benchmarks to test embedded processors and systems, such as smartphones and network firewall appliances. EEMBC’s benchmark development work is supported by yearly member dues and license fees. Further information is available at www.eembc.org.

EEMBC, CoreMark, and BrowsingBench are registered trademarks of the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium. All other trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners. For more information, visit www.eembc.org.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
As you move to the cloud, your network should be efficient, secure, and easy to manage. An enterprise adopting a hybrid or public cloud needs systems and tools that provide: Agility: ability to deliver applications and services faster, even in complex hybrid environments Easier manageability: enable reliable connectivity with complete oversight as the data center network evolves Greater efficiency: eliminate wasted effort while reducing errors and optimize asset utilization Security: imple...
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
With tough new regulations coming to Europe on data privacy in May 2018, Calligo will explain why in reality the effect is global and transforms how you consider critical data. EU GDPR fundamentally rewrites the rules for cloud, Big Data and IoT. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Adam Ryan, Vice President and General Manager EMEA at Calligo, examined the regulations and provided insight on how it affects technology, challenges the established rules and will usher in new levels of diligence arou...
The past few years have brought a sea change in the way applications are architected, developed, and consumed—increasing both the complexity of testing and the business impact of software failures. How can software testing professionals keep pace with modern application delivery, given the trends that impact both architectures (cloud, microservices, and APIs) and processes (DevOps, agile, and continuous delivery)? This is where continuous testing comes in. D
Modern software design has fundamentally changed how we manage applications, causing many to turn to containers as the new virtual machine for resource management. As container adoption grows beyond stateless applications to stateful workloads, the need for persistent storage is foundational - something customers routinely cite as a top pain point. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Bill Borsari, Head of Systems Engineering at Datera, explored how organizations can reap the bene...
Digital transformation is about embracing digital technologies into a company's culture to better connect with its customers, automate processes, create better tools, enter new markets, etc. Such a transformation requires continuous orchestration across teams and an environment based on open collaboration and daily experiments. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Alex Casalboni, Technical (Cloud) Evangelist at Cloud Academy, explored and discussed the most urgent unsolved challenges to achieve f...
The dynamic nature of the cloud means that change is a constant when it comes to modern cloud-based infrastructure. Delivering modern applications to end users, therefore, is a constantly shifting challenge. Delivery automation helps IT Ops teams ensure that apps are providing an optimal end user experience over hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud environments, no matter what the current state of the infrastructure is. To employ a delivery automation strategy that reflects your business rules, making r...
The 22nd International Cloud Expo | 1st DXWorld Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo | DXWorld Expo, to be held June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY, brings together Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding busin...
In a recent survey, Sumo Logic surveyed 1,500 customers who employ cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). According to the survey, a quarter of the respondents have already deployed Docker containers and nearly as many (23 percent) are employing the AWS Lambda serverless computing framework. It’s clear: serverless is here to stay. The adoption does come with some needed changes, within both application development and operations. Tha...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Synametrics Technologies will exhibit at SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Synametrics Technologies is a privately held company based in Plainsboro, New Jersey that has been providing solutions for the developer community since 1997. Based on the success of its initial product offerings such as WinSQL, Xeams, SynaMan and Syncrify, Synametrics continues to create and hone in...
Smart cities have the potential to change our lives at so many levels for citizens: less pollution, reduced parking obstacles, better health, education and more energy savings. Real-time data streaming and the Internet of Things (IoT) possess the power to turn this vision into a reality. However, most organizations today are building their data infrastructure to focus solely on addressing immediate business needs vs. a platform capable of quickly adapting emerging technologies to address future ...
In his general session at 21st Cloud Expo, Greg Dumas, Calligo’s Vice President and G.M. of US operations, discussed the new Global Data Protection Regulation and how Calligo can help business stay compliant in digitally globalized world. Greg Dumas is Calligo's Vice President and G.M. of US operations. Calligo is an established service provider that provides an innovative platform for trusted cloud solutions. Calligo’s customers are typically most concerned about GDPR compliance, application p...
No hype cycles or predictions of a gazillion things here. IoT is here. You get it. You know your business and have great ideas for a business transformation strategy. What comes next? Time to make it happen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jay Mason, an Associate Partner of Analytics, IoT & Cybersecurity at M&S Consulting, presented a step-by-step plan to develop your technology implementation strategy. He also discussed the evaluation of communication standards and IoT messaging protocols, data...
Kubernetes is an open source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. Kubernetes was originally built by Google, leveraging years of experience with managing container workloads, and is now a Cloud Native Compute Foundation (CNCF) project. Kubernetes has been widely adopted by the community, supported on all major public and private cloud providers, and is gaining rapid adoption in enterprises. However, Kubernetes may seem intimidating and complex ...
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Michael Burley, a Senior Business Development Executive in IT Services at NetApp, described how NetApp designed a three-year program of work to migrate 25PB of a major telco's enterprise data to a new STaaS platform, and then secured a long-term contract to manage and operate the platform. This significant program blended the best of NetApp’s solutions and services capabilities to enable this telco’s successful adoption of private cloud storage and launching ...