This should speed up the delivery of databases, from source to "geeza in the pub"!!
Intel has provided chipset makers with a draft specification for a USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Interface (XHCI), making good a promise it made a couple of months ago. According to the chip giant, the XCHI will allow chipset makers to develop hardware that can communicate with USB 3.0 system software in a standardised, …
So what your saying is, Intel have decided to release the hardware/firmware design specs of a new generation piece of kit so other hardware manufacturers can ensure there kit all works with it!
Isn't that a bit pro-active for the IT market, surely they've not been reading the 'redmond book of how to win friends and influence people'
Do you think they ever realised during the heady "High Speed" USB days thought "Wait a minute, there may be a faster version out someday that we'll need a name for?"
Next one's Ultraspeed USB, then Hyperspeed USB, then USB-DOMINATING.
Also, 5GBit/sec? That's pretty damn impressive- faster than most home Ethernet kit. What's its' maximum range between devices?
"This should speed up the delivery of databases, from source to "geeza in the pub"!!" ..... Gordon Pryra • Thursday 14th August 2008 08:39 GMT
And turning that around a Bit, Gordon, allows what is probably more of the truth in the Virtualisation business and the Genesis of and in ITs Genius .... This should speed up the delivery of databases, from "geeza in the pub" to source!! although the SMARTer geezas will have moved on into the Pleasure Palaces/Houses of the Rising Sun, where even SMARTer Still Mentors have Prepared for their EduTainment and ReProgramMIng/Assimilation........ for the NXXXXT Levels of Global Control Work, Rest and Play under Altogether AIdDifferent Set of Rules and Rulers.
No doubt PC-World will bring out a line of USB 3.0 compatible cables priced at £49.99 only problem being they will only be 4 inches long !!
I think they should call it USB 5.0 (theoretical) if the wind is blowing in the right direction and the moon is rising ;¬)