Welcome to OpenCAPI Consortium

The OpenCAPI Consortium is an open forum to manage the OpenCAPI specification and ecosystem. OpenCAPI is a not-for-profit organization formed in October 2016 by OpenCAPI Strategic Members AMD, Google, IBM, Mellanox Technologies and Micron to create an open coherent high performance bus interface based on a new bus standard called Open Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (OpenCAPI) and grow the ecosystem that utilizes this interface. This initiative is being driven by the emerging accelerated computing and advanced memory/storage solutions that have introduced significant system bottlenecks in today’s current open bus protocols and requires a technical solution that is openly available.

OpenCAPI Consortium Announces Technical Director – Board Advisor

Mr. Cantle comes with a wealth of technical and business experience.  He founded Nallatech, a computer hardware and software firm, that specialized in field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology applied in computing.  He held the positions of CEO with full P&L responsibility growing Nallatech’s revenue at a 50% CAGR.  He also served as President and Founder, where he was responsible for the product roadmap based around solving real application problems with the best heterogeneous computing solutions.  Read more…..


Watch Allan’s Next Platform TV Interview

The OpenCAPI Consortium had a dedicated track of presentations at the OpenPOWER Summit in September 2020. The track included a keynote presentation explaining why computing architecture is undergoing fundamental changes as it becomes more data-centric and how OpenCAPI including OMI is an ideal memory fabric for this future.  View the presentations here.

Attention Members Only –  approved specifications. 

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OpenCAPI Consortium™ Releases Additional Specifications

Additional OpenCAPI Ecosystem Enablement…Read more

How to become OpenCAPI Ready

The OpenCAPI Ready™ program is used by the OpenCAPI Consortium to enable OpenCAPI ecosystem product developers to indicate that a product has been shown/demonstrated to meet a minimum set of characteristics and should be interoperable with other OpenCAPI Ready products.

Click here to submit your product:  OpenCAPI Ready Submission

Technical/Education and Use Cases/”Huge data acquisition with real-time processing now reality in Switzerland thanks to parallel FPGA’s using OpenCAPI links

OpenCAPI showcases and progress ……

OpenCAPI held its first SNAP (Storage, Network, Analytics and Programming) Hands-on Workshop.  The workshop was an end-to-end educational session where the basic OpenCAPI technology and SNAP demo were presented.  The workshop enabled access to SNAP in a cloud environment so the attendees could give it a spin!


Join OpenCAPI

To join OpenCAPI, please download and review the 
OpenCAPI Consortium Membership Kit.

Once we receive your signed Membership Agreement, we will immediately begin on-boarding you into the OpenCAPI activities and adding you to our public membership roster.  If you have any membership questions, please contact us at membership@opencapi.org

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OpenCAPI In Action

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