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Coherent Accelerator Interface Architecture

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

Owned by : Hardware Architecture TWG
Compliance : Test Suite & Harness
  • version 1.9 2020-03-23
    public review
  • version 1.2 2018-07-02
    internal review
  • version 1.1 2017-06-15
    conversion from framemaker
  • version 1.0 2016-01-13
    workgroup specification
  • version 0.9 2015-10-26
    public review draft
  • version 0.3 2015-10-07
    conversion to docbook from framemaker
  • version 0.2 2015-08-15
    changes from wg review
  • version 0.1 2014-12-09
    intital release
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