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PIGEON POINT TECHNICAL ARTICLES AND DOCUMENTS

As part of its leadership role in PICMG (and more recently VITA) management components, Pigeon Point has authored numerous articles on AdvancedTCA, µTCA, AdvancedMC, VITA 46.11 and CompactPCI management topics, providing specification tutorial and news as well as Pigeon Point product news. The most recent articles are listed below. Also available below are user documents for the current release of the Pigeon Point Shelf Manager (and its complementary support for the Hardware Platform Interface (HPI)), as well as the Pigeon Point Chassis Manager.

System Management for VPX Beyond VSO Specifications

COTS Journal, August 2014

Applying ATCA Hardware Platform Management to IoT Backend Systems

RTC Magazine, April 2014

System Management on VPX Leveraging Established Technologies

COTS Journal, March 2014

System management on VPX: Leveraging VITA 46.11 for VPX plug-in modules

VITA Technologies, February, 2014

Upcoming AdvancedTCA Base Extensions specification benefits current and future systems - including for cloud

xTCA & CompactPCI Systems, Winter 2013-2014

Boosting ATCA Hardware Platform Management for Power Subsystems

RTC Magazine, November 2013

The Hardware Platform Interface: A proven abstraction layer for xTCA management

XTCA & CompactPCI Systems, March 2013

Standardized LAN-Attached Management Controllers Yield xTCA Performance and Serviceability Gains

RTC Magazine, October 2012

CompactPCI, AdvancedTCA, and MicroTCA Systems, Summer 2012 Issue
ARM Variants Serve Multiple Levels of Complexity in xTCA Hardware Platform Management Controllers

RTC Magazine, February 2012

Customizing a Microcontroller for Hardware Platform Management

RTC Magazine, June 2011

Interview with Mark Overgaard

CompactPCI, AdvancedTCA, & MicroTCA Systems, April 2011

SA Forum Educates Viewers about the Hardware Platform Interface (HPI)

AdvancedTCA Newsletter, December 2010-January 2011

Using Intelligent Mixed Signal FPGAs for Hardware Platform Management

RTC Magazine, October 2010

Implementing system management in OpenVPX

MIL/COTS Digest, September 2010

Using Mixed Signal FPGA for xTCA Hardware Platform Management

AdvancedTCA Newsletter, April-May 2010

MicroTCA Hardware Platform Management Architecture

Embedded Know-How, October 2009

LAN-Attached TCA Management Controllers: How to Build and Use Them

RTC Magazine, October 2009

PIGMG's xTCA meets VME and VPX head-on

Military Embedded Systems, July 2009

Using I2C for "Behind-the-Scenes" Management

RTC Magazine, June 2009

Interoperable Firmware Upgrades for PICMG Management Controllers

RTC Magazine, August 2007

MicroTCA.0 Spec Adapts and Extends PICMG Hardware Platform Management

RTC Magazine, November 2006

AdvancedTCA Specification Revision Adds Hardware Platform Management Benefits

CompactPCI and AdvancedTCA Systems, September 2006

Hardware Platform Management Building Blocks Speed ATCA and AMC Product Development

RTC Magazine, Februrary 2006

Removing ATCA's Architected Single Point of Failure

RTC Magazine, October 2005

Remote Reliable Firmware Upgrade on PICMG Board Managament Controllers

CompactPCI and AdvancedTCA Systems, May, 2005

The Quickest Way to Compliant & Interoperable Intelligent Platform Mgmt for AdvancedMC Carriers & Modules

CompactPCI and AdvancedTCA Systems, October, 2004

Platform Managagement for PICMG Architectures

CompactPCI and AdvancedTCA Systems, Spring, 2004

AdvancedTCA Revision Further Strengthens Shelf Management

CompactPCI and AdvancedTCA Systems E-Letter, June, 2004

The Quickest Way to a Compliant and Interoperable Intelligent Platform Management Controller for AdvancedTCA

CompactPCI and AdvancedTCA Systems, April, 2004

ATCA E-Keying Aids Fabric Management

RTC Magazine, February, 2004

Management Building Blocks Speed AdvancedTCA Shelf & System Development

CompactPCI Systems, September, 2003

Off-the-Shelf Management Solutions

CompactPCI Systems, May/June, 2003

Management Building Blocks Speed AdvancedTCA Product Development

CompactPCI Systems, March, 2003


User Documentation
Pigeon Point Shelf Manager User Guide

An introduction to configuring, using and updating the Shelf Manager, including specific aspects for the ShMM-500R, ShMM-1500R and ShMM-700R.

Pigeon Point Shelf Manager External Interface Reference

A reference for the command line, Web, SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) and RMCP (Remote Management Control Protocol) interfaces of the Shelf Manager.

Pigeon Point HPI User Guide

An introduction to configuring and using Pigeon Point's HPI solutions.

Pigeon Point Chassis Manager User Guide

An introduction to configuring, using and updating the Chassis Manager, including specific aspects for the ChMM-700R.

Pigeon Point Chassis Manager External Interface Reference

A reference for the command line, Web, SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) and RMCP (Remote Management Control Protocol) interfaces of the Chassis Manager.