IBM has released version 1.0 of the
Cell Broadband Engine Software Development Kit
"The Cell Broadband Engine (CBE) is a breakthrough microprocessor with unique capabilities for applications requiring video, 3D graphics, or high-performance computation for imaging, security, visualization, healthcare, surveillance and more. Based on the Power ArchitectureTM, a choreographed high-bandwidth memory architecture, and multicore technology, the Cell BE has been shown to accelerate some algorithms to many times the speed of a traditional microprocessor.
Cell Broadband Engine (CBE) Software Development Kit Version 1.0 provides everything Cell software developers need to create, build, simulate, and test Cell applications. The SDK enables a cross development environment which is hosted on fedora 4/x86 platforms.
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