The Model 3200-2000 computer system is the newest
member of Concurrent Computer Corporation's family of high-performance
Series 3200 platforms. Model 3200-2000 provides the processing
power and system throughput required by the most demanding fault-tolerant,
real-time applications. This system features improved computational
speed, microsecond interrupt handling, high system I/O throughput,
and extensive system connectivity. Supported by Concurrent's optimized
OS/32 real-time operating system, Model 3200-2000 provides the
response needed by today's mission-critical, high-availability
The processor offers up to nine times the application
computational performance of a Series 3200 Model 3280 processor.
All system memory and DMA bus interfaces are provided directly
on the 3200-2000 processor module. Reduced system maintenance costs
are achieved by integrating key Series 3200 functionality on a
single 17" board.
At the heart of this system is a single-board engine featuring
an industry-standard Motorola PowerPC processor with Flash-stored
software that fully emulates the Series 3200 architecture. The
3200-2000 CPU board includes a PowerPC 750 processor; 32 to 128
MB of user-available ECC memory; CDS/Console interface; one MUX
bus interface and one or more DMA bus interfaces. Model 3200-2000
is available as a complete computer system or as a processor board
upgrade to previous Series 3200 systems. The system includes a
chassis, a power subsystem with battery backup, cooling, Multiperipheral
Controller, a console device and system documentation. A Model
3200-2000 processor board upgrade kit can be used to increase the
performance of installed Series 3200 S-bus or non-S-bus systems.
Simply remove all CPU, memory, and XMI/DMI boards, and replace
them with the 3200-2000 processor board.
Series 3200 Compatibility
Model 3200-2000 is fully compatible with the I/O subsystems
of installed Series 3200 systems. All selector channels, device
controllers, and any user-written device drivers may be retained
when upgrading to a Model 3200-2000. The Model 3200-2000 fully
supports the standard Concurrent OS/32 operating system (revision
8.3 and above), all OS/32 utilities, and all Series 3200 diagnostics
as well as all Series 3200 language, data management, and data
communications software. The Model 3200-2000 is designed to support
the execution of all user application code without modification.
Some user tasks that have inherent run-time timing dependencies
may require minor changes.