MicroTCA.4: a high-performance COTS computing architecture
Jun 1, 2014
A white paper from Vadatech
MicroTCA is a powerful, compact open-standard COTS architecture used in military, aerospace, communications/networking and other industries. By adding rear I/O capability and signal-conditioning provisions in the MicroTCA.4 specification, the technology became ideally suited for the high-energy physics market. This paper will review the MicroTCA.4 background, hardware ecosystem and latest design advancements.