big endian

big endian

The normal order of bytes in a computer word. See byte order.
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IBM System p based on Power8 processors providing execution environments with PowerVM: Big Endian with PowerVM: Tuleta BE model number - Power 835 model 8286-41A; Little Endian with Red Hat Virtualization for Power 3.
SBAdmin continues to support Linux on Power distributions running on big endian (BE) processors, and now provides the same protection for the following Linux on Power distributions running on little endian processors: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
In the Big Endian corner, the froth on top of a glass of beer is very important, almost as important as the quality of the liquid itself.
The company's Bluetooth baseband (BOOST Core) and software (BOOST Software) can be used with any 16-bit or 32-bit processor, using little endian or big endian convention.
For instance, RISC-based processors are big endian, while some Intel designs are little endian.
Ada source code is thus portable across big endian and little endian architectures, even when manipulating low-level data structure representations.
LSI Corporation today announced its Axxia multicore family of network communication processors and accelerators now include big endian BE8 mode support for the latest version of Wind River Linux.
Wipro-NewLogic's Bluetooth baseband (BOOST Core) and software (BOOST Software) offer design engineers the flexibility to be used with any 16-bit or 32-bit processor, using little endian or big endian convention.
MontaVista Offers Quality Tools and Processor Support with First Ever Big Endian Support for ARM11 Family
x for PowerPC and x86, Linux XScale Big Endian, and support for the latest safety-critical version of LynxOS.
Big endian mode capability also makes the Quinque useful as a software-compatible early development platform for the Intel(R) IXP425, IXP2400, or IXP2800.