Date Added: May 8, 2020

Revision: 2.0_prd1



Level One

  • Developer Resources

Level Two

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Level Three

  • Specifications
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This document represents the public review draft for the next version of the Coherent Accelerator Interface Architecture (CAIA) version 1.0 specification.  It consists of markups identified and agreed upon by the Hardware Architecture Work Group.  Comments should be posted to the document mailing list at [email protected].

This document defines the Coherent Accelerator Interface Architecture (CAIA) for the IBM® POWER9 systems. The information contained in this document enables various CAIA-compliant accelerator implementations to meet the needs of a wide variety of systems and applications. Compatibility with the CAIA enables applications and system software to migrate from one implementation to another with minor changes.

**The Public Review for this document completes at close-of-business on June 19, 2020.**