CDC Advanced Flexible Processor (AFP)

Mark Smotherman. Last updated October 2009

(under construction)

The Flexible Processor family from CDC was a set of designs based on an array of processors, each of which used a horizontally-microcoded (VLIW) instruction set.


Flexible Processor (FP)


Advanced Flexible Processor (AFP)


Cyberplus


Parallel Modular Signal Processor (PMSP), using micro-AFP


References


Acknowledgements

My thanks to Gale Allen, Dan Baxter, Michael Covington, Eugene Miya, and Mark Pendergast for their help and advice about the CDC AFP family, and to John Savard for sending me the link to the Cyberplus manual


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