Data Center, Networking and HPC Products

Alpha Data is a leading supplier of high performance Xilinx® FPGA based plug-in acceleration engines for Data Center applications.

Since 1993 Alpha Data has been providing parallel hardware solutions to help our customers realize their computational goals.




The ADM-PCIE-7V3 and the ADM-PCIE-KU3 boards leverage Xilinx's All Programmable FPGAs and the SDAccel development environment for OpenCL, C and C++ to accelerate processing, increase data throughput, and deliver power optimized solutions for large scale data center computing clusters"


Dave Tokic, senior director of Partner Ecosystems and Alliances.

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Compare Data Center Products

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ADM-PCIE-9V3ADM-PCIE-8V3
ADM-PCIE-8K5ADM-PCIE-KU3
ADM-PCIE-7V3

ADM-PCIE-9V3

ADM-PCIE-8V3

ADM-PCIE-8K5

ADM-PCIE-KU3

ADM-PCIE-7V3

Photo of adm-pcie-9V3Blank logoPhoto of adm-pcie-8V3Image of openpower logoBlank logoPhoto of adm-pcie-8K5Image of openpower logoImage of sdaccel logoPhoto of adm-pcie-KU3Image of openpower logoImage of sdaccel logoPhoto of adm-pcie-7V3Image of openpower logoImage of sdaccel logo
FPGA FamilyXilinx
Virtex UltraScale+
XCVU3P-2
Xilinx
Virtex UltraScale
XCVU095-2
Xilinx
Kintex UltraScale
XCKU115-2
Xilinx
Kintex UltraScale
XCKU060-2
Xilinx
Virtex 7
XC7VX690T-2
Form FactorHalf Length
low profile
PCI Express Card
Half Length
low profile
PCI Express Card
Half Length
low profile
PCI Express Card
Half Length
low profile
PCI Express Card
Half Length
low profile
PCI Express Card.
PCI Express Interface Widthx16x16x8x16x8
PCI Express Interface ModesGen4 x8
Gen3 x16
Dual[1] Gen3 x8Gen3 x8Dual[1] Gen3 x8Gen3 x8
On Board Memory2x Banks of
1G x 72
DDR4-2400
FBGA
(up to 2G x 72)
2x Banks of
1G x 72
DDR4-2400
FBGA
(up to 2G x 72)
2x Banks of
1G x 72
DDR4-2400
FBGA
(up to 2G x 72)
2x Banks of
1G x 72
DDR3-1600
SODIMMs
 
2x Banks of
1G x 72
DDR3-1333
SODIMMs
 
External Network InterfaceDual QSFP28
capable of
100G Ethernet
Dual QSFP28
capable of
100G Ethernet
Dual SFP+
capable of
10G Ethernet
Dual QSFP
capable of
40G Ethernet
Dual SPF+
capable of
10G Ethernet
Other External InterfacesUltraport SlimSAS Connector (8x 25Gbps lanes)
-
USB board management (built-in JTAG)
-
customizable GPIO
Dual Firefly Interfaces - providing 8 x 28Gbps links
-
USB board management (built-in JTAG)
-
customizable GPIO
Dual Firefly Interfaces - providing 8 x 16Gbps links
-
USB board management (built-in JTAG)
Dual SATA Interfaces capable of up to 6Gb/s data rates
-
External Sync (PPS) interface
Dual SATA Interfaces capable of up to 6Gb/s data rates.
Reference Design

 

RD-7V3

RD-8K5

RD-KU3

RD-7V3

CAPI Reference Design

 

 

 

RD-CAPI-KU3

RD-CAPI-7V3

Link to product pages

ADM-PCIE-9V3 Product Page

ADM-PCIE-8V3 Product Page

ADM-PCIE-8K5 Product Page

ADM-PCIE-KU3 Product Page

ADM-PCIE-7V3 Product Page

[1] - where supported by the host motherboard


Hardware and Software Support

Alpha Data Hardware and Software Support Example PCI Express® Bridge Design, memory tester, SATA and Ethernet test designs[1].
Customers also get access to the Alpha Data data center support site.
Visit the Alpha Data Support page for more details
or contact Alpha Data at info@alpha-data.com for further details.
Xilinx® Software Support

SDAccel™ Development Environment[2]

Vivado® Design Suite

Xilinx® Data Center Software

High Level Synthesis (HLS) Tools

Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (CAPI) Support

Alpha Data in conjunction with Xilinx and IBM have created a design process for creating CAPI designs with the ADM-PCIE-7V3, ADM-PCIE-KU3 and ADM-PCIE-8K5.

See the CAPI Webpage for full details on the CAPI offering for Alpha Data products.
3rd party IP and Software Support Intilop
Auviz Systems
Chevin Technology
Falcon Computing
Helion Technology
[1] - Supplied upon purchase of hardware and reference design
[2] - Contact your local Xilinx sales representative or Xilinx authorized distributor for further information

Turnkey Datacenter Card based Products

Helion Technology : ADM-PCIE-KU3-LZ77 - 32core Data Decompression design





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