What’s The Difference Between… http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25767/more en What’s the Difference Between PCI Express and Ethernet in Cost and Power Consumption? http://electronicdesign.com/communications/what-s-difference-between-pci-express-and-ethernet-cost-and-power-consumption <div class="field-byline"> Krishna Mallampati, Avago Technology </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stark contrasts in cost and power requirements exist between PCI Express and Ethernet when used in data centers and cloud computing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/what-s-difference-between-pci-express-and-ethernet-cost-and-power-consumption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/what-s-difference-between-pci-express-and-ethernet-cost-and-power-consumption#comments Communications What’s The Difference Between… Ethernet Interconnects Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:33:00 +0000 174791 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s the Difference Between VHDL, Verilog, and SystemVerilog? http://electronicdesign.com/what-s-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-vhdl-verilog-and-systemverilog <div class="field-byline"> Rob Dekker, CTO &amp; Founder, Verific Design Automation </div> <div class="field-deck"> Designing a complex SoC would be impossible without these three specialized hardware description languages. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rob Dekker, Chief Technology Officer and founder of Verific Design Automation, explains the differences and history behind VHDL, Verilog, and SystemVerilog. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/what-s-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-vhdl-verilog-and-systemverilog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/what-s-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-vhdl-verilog-and-systemverilog#comments What’s The Difference Between… EDA Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:05:00 +0000 132441 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s The Difference: PCB Routing Then and Now http://electronicdesign.com/what-s-difference-between/what-s-difference-pcb-routing-then-and-now <div class="field-byline"> Charles Pfeil, Engineering Director, Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="field-deck"> Obstacles continue to impede success in fully automating the PCB routing process. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article explores the obstacles confronted when attempting to fully automate the routing process, and provides a background for our future, which must include a continual improvement in route quality and productivity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/what-s-difference-between/what-s-difference-pcb-routing-then-and-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/what-s-difference-between/what-s-difference-pcb-routing-then-and-now#comments Contributing Technical Experts Boards What’s The Difference Between… EDA Mentor Graphics Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:36:00 +0000 131361 at http://electronicdesign.com What's The Difference Between POSIX ACLs and SELinux http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/whats-difference-between-posix-acls-and-selinux <div class="node-body article-body">Linux has a number access control methods. Find out what the difference is between Discretionary Access Control, Access Control List and Mandatory Access Control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/whats-difference-between-posix-acls-and-selinux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/whats-difference-between-posix-acls-and-selinux#comments Defense Medical What’s The Difference Between… Dev Tools Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:51:00 +0000 123271 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s the Difference Between Optical and Electrical Technology for 100-Gbit/s Connectivity in Future Systems? http://electronicdesign.com/communications/what-s-difference-between-optical-and-electrical-technology-100-gbits-connectivity-fu <div class="field-byline"> Ramin Farjadrad, Aquantia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While optical interconnects have historically dominated bandwidth-distance products beyond 100Gbps.meter, recent advances in CMOS technology and signal processing have enabled electrical interconnects to break the 500Gbps.meter barrier and approach 1000Gbps.meter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/what-s-difference-between-optical-and-electrical-technology-100-gbits-connectivity-fu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/what-s-difference-between-optical-and-electrical-technology-100-gbits-connectivity-fu#comments Communications What’s The Difference Between… Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:28:00 +0000 118221 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s The Difference Between Continuous-Time And Discrete-Time Delta-Sigma ADCs? http://electronicdesign.com/analog/what-s-difference-between-continuous-time-and-discrete-time-delta-sigma-adcs <div class="field-byline"> Amit Gupta, Texas Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Discrete-time analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) implemented using switched-capacitor circuits have been the designer’s choice for the last few decades. Yet recently, continuous-time delta-sigma ADCs have gained popularity in technical journals and the industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/what-s-difference-between-continuous-time-and-discrete-time-delta-sigma-adcs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/what-s-difference-between-continuous-time-and-discrete-time-delta-sigma-adcs#comments Analog What’s The Difference Between… Texas Instruments Wed, 28 May 2014 20:26:00 +0000 111301 at http://electronicdesign.com What's The Difference Between AMD's Mantle and Media SDK http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/whats-difference-between-amds-mantle-and-media-sdk <div class="node-body article-body">AMD's Mantle and Media SDK are designed to take advantage of AMD’s latest accelerated processing units. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/whats-difference-between-amds-mantle-and-media-sdk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/whats-difference-between-amds-mantle-and-media-sdk#comments Android Mobile What’s The Difference Between… Dev Tools iOS Windows 8 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:52:00 +0000 108401 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s The Difference Between FPGA And Custom Silicon Emulators? http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/what-s-difference-between-fpga-and-custom-silicon-emulators <div class="field-byline"> Lauro Rizzatti, Contributing Technical Expert </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The fundamental difference between commercial FPGA-based emulators and emulators based on custom silicon lies in the core element that maps the design-under-test (DUT). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/what-s-difference-between-fpga-and-custom-silicon-emulators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/what-s-difference-between-fpga-and-custom-silicon-emulators#comments What’s The Difference Between… EDA FPGAs Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:39:00 +0000 107761 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s The Difference Between Linear And Switcher MCU Power Supplies? http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-s-difference-between-linear-and-switcher-mcu-power-supplies <div class="field-byline"> Chris Glaser, Contributing Technical Expert </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When designing a system including a microcontroller unit (MCU), a low-dropout (LDO) linear regulator is generally used as a low-cost, high-accuracy, and easy-to-implement power supply solution. However, a switch-mode power supply (SMPS) more easily meets other possible system design goals such as efficiency and battery run time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-s-difference-between-linear-and-switcher-mcu-power-supplies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-s-difference-between-linear-and-switcher-mcu-power-supplies#comments What’s The Difference Between… Power Texas Instruments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:02:00 +0000 106941 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s The Difference Between IGBTs And High-Voltage Power MOSFETs? http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-s-difference-between-igbts-and-high-voltage-power-mosfets <div class="field-byline"> Peter Wilson and Satyavrat Laud, Renesas Electronics America </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After evolving side by side over the past three decades, insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) and MOSFETs now dominate the power semiconductor market in applications such as motor drives, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), and solar inverters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-s-difference-between-igbts-and-high-voltage-power-mosfets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-s-difference-between-igbts-and-high-voltage-power-mosfets#comments What’s The Difference Between… MOSFETs Power Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:45:00 +0000 106081 at http://electronicdesign.com