White Papers

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10Gb Ethernet vs sFPDP

This White paper outlines the benefits and challenges of Ethernet compared to Serial FPDP for high performance data streaming applications in modern military systems.

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NGVA Data Model and OpenDDS

This document describes how to use the NGVA Data Model in OpenDDS, and provides a practical example using OpenDDS and the NGVA Data Model to control the Galleon Video Recorder.

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NAS Applications for Demanding Environments

This document provides a review of Network Attached Storage (NAS) applications, and discusses the features which should be considered when specifying a NAS requirement. NAS Devices are then compared with Data Recorders and Direct Attached Storage (DAS). The final part of the document reviews Galleon Embedded Computing’s NAS products, providing ideal NAS platforms for rugged environments where space is at a premium.

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Screen Recording

This document describes different mechanisms available for recording the images that an operator on a rugged system sees on their computer screen. The options are compared to emphasize the types of application and end-user requirements where each method might be most suited.

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Data Security: Encryption & Secure Erase

This document describes data security techniques for Data at Rest (DAR) in embedded systems, including hardware, software, and self-encrypted drive (SED) encryption methods, as well as secure erase for permanently deleting the data. The most important benefits and concerns with the various methods are discussed. Certification options including Common Criteria (CC) and Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) are also discussed.

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Ethernet Connections 8-Wire vs 4 Wire

This document describes how to connect Ethernet 4-wire and 8-wire connections to Galleon Equipment. Inside the ethernet cable, there are 8 color-coded wires. These wires are twisted into 4 pairs of wires, for a Gigabit Ethernet connection and 2 pairs of wires for 10/100 Ethernet connections.

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