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  • TI E2E Community

    TI E2E Community

    Blog Post: A Better way to Cloud – It’s here today!
    Published. December 5, 2012

    It is always exciting to be part of a new product announcement, unveiling to the public, discussing with media and analysts the new features, functions and applications that the new product enables.  As you may know, we recently announced a new family of products that are optimized for high performance, low power cloud processing.  Well it is equally delightful to see customers leveraging our devices for their new products and services.  And we are happy to announce that it is just...


  • Branden Williams' Security Coverage Blog

    Branden Williams' Security Coverage Blog

    November 2012 Roundup
    Published. December 3, 2012

    What was popular in November? It was the month of the mustache! Ron Burgundy and Ron Swanson certainly set the bar; how did you fare? We saw the kickoff of the retail rush here in the west as well as some interesting new developments on both the virtualization  and the game theory fronts. Here are [...]...


  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Intel chips could power future iPad versions, says research analyst
    Published. December 2, 2012

    RBC Capital Markets speculates that Intel could build ARM-based chips for future iPhones and, in return, Apple could use x86 processors in next-generation iPads....


  • Consumerization: BYOD

    Consumerization: BYOD

    Few questions about in design of virtual machines?
    Published. November 30, 2012

    1. Do virtual PCs have their own virtual processors that is a piece of a hardware? (I know that both ues the same physical processor, but how does a Guest os in a 32 bit virtual machine sees the processor as a 32 bit processor , eventhough it really uses ......


  • Now Hear This!

    Now Hear This!

    Read BDTI’s Evaluation of Our Floating-Point DSP on Hardware
    Published. November 30, 2012

    Download this white paper to read a performance evaluation of Altera’s FPGA floating-point digital signal processing (DSP) design flow on 28 nm hardware by BDTI, an independent technology analysis firm. Also, watch a preview of the white paper today!...


  • EDA Graffiti

    EDA Graffiti

    Implementing vision capabilities in embedded systems
    Published. November 28, 2012

    With the emergence of increasingly capable processors, it’s becoming practical to incorporate computer vision capabilities into a wide range of embedded systems, enabling systems to analyze their environment via video inputs. After examining some example applications, we’ll introduce processors, algorithms, tools, and techniques for implementing embedded vision....


  • NextGenLog

    NextGenLog

    #CHIPS: "Xeon Phi Supercharging Green HPCs"
    Published. November 19, 2012

    Intel is taking multi-processing mainstream by beginning to deliver its Xeon Phi 60-core massively parallel processor chip in its PCIe bus coprocessor form-factor for Xeon-powered servers and workstations. For under $2000 users can have their own personal supercomputer, and high-performance computer (HPC) builders now have a component for massively parallel processors that are nevertheless compact and energy efficient: R. Colin Johnson Intel’s Xeon Phi now comes is two flavors–the 3100 (top)...


  • Electronics Design Articles

    Electronics Design Articles

    Heterogeneous Multicore Targets The Cloud
    Published. November 19, 2012

    By William WongTexas Instrument’s Keystone system-on-chip family now includes high performance computing support with up to four Cortex-A15 and eight C66x DSP cores....


  • Frank Schirrmeister Blog

    Frank Schirrmeister Blog

    Optimizing ARM Based Designs for Low Power using Emulation
    Published. November 19, 2012

    The month November goes to the Brits, no question. Not only did the James Bond movie Skyfall open, but Santa Clara also experienced somewhat of a "British Invasion" for ARM TechCon in the Santa Clara convention center. To be there properly I even brought out my favorite new pin striped suit ;). With that being at the cleaners now that ARM TechCon is over, I am reflecting on what I heard. In my mind ARM TechCon's focus was all about low-power -- at all levels of abstraction. Various...


  • The Perils of Parallel

    The Perils of Parallel

    Intel Xeon Phi Announcement (& me)
    Published. November 16, 2012

    1. No, I’m not dead. Not even sick. Been a long time since a post. More on this at the end. 2. So, Intel has finally announced a product ancestrally based on the long-ago Larrabee. The architecture became known as MIC (Many Integrated Cores), development vehicles were named after tiny towns (Knights Corner/Knights Ferry – one was to be the product, but I could never keep them straight), and the final product is to be known as the Xeon Phi. Why Phi? I don’t know. Maybe it’s the start...


  • EEBeat

    EEBeat

    The Samsung GALAXY WiFi Camera
    Published. November 14, 2012

    by Jim Harrison Cameras have had WiFi for a while, but the new GALAXY Camera from Samsung has more. It has 3G and WiFi and a 4.77 inch Super Clear touch display and packs a set of 65 powerful editing features that make use of the devices 1.4 GHz quad-core processor so you can edit [...]...


  • Tech Deseign Forums Blog

    Tech Deseign Forums Blog

    Altera embraces OpenCL with toolkit for FPGAs
    Published. November 5, 2012

    Altera has launched the first first SDK to take OpenCL software and target it to FPGAs rather than general-purpose processors or graphics processors.The post Altera embraces OpenCL with toolkit for FPGAs appeared first on Tech Design Forums....


  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft

    Microsoft's MDOP 2012, Windows Server 2012 Essentials available for download
    Published. November 2, 2012

    Microsoft's newest management and virtualization tool bundle is now generally available, as is its Windows Server 2012-based SMB server....


  • Chris A. Ciufo on All Things Embedded

    Chris A. Ciufo on All Things Embedded

    “MicroFlix”…Funny name; how crazy would it be if Netflix joined the Microsoft Family?
    Published. October 29, 2012

    If Microsoft were to buy Netflix - and it's a big "if", since it's only a rumor - MSFT could join Apple, Amazon and Google in having a huge influence on the embedded industry. Continue reading →...


  • Jason Andrews Blog

    Jason Andrews Blog

    Ubuntu 12.10 on a Virtual Platform at ARM Techcon
    Published. October 25, 2012

    Next week (Oct. 30-Nov. 1) ARM TechCon 2012 is at the Santa Clara Convention Center. As always, Cadence will be at the conference and exhibit, but I would like to especially recommend one paper for people interested in embedded Linux and Virtual Platforms. The presentation is Analysis of Software-Driven Power-Management Policies Using Functional Virtual Platforms by Michele Petracca. It will be in Grand Ballroom B on Thursday at 10:30 AM.I have seen some of the material in advance and it provides...


  • EDA Blog

    EDA Blog

    Breker TrekSoC Supports Multiple Heterogeneous Embedded Processors
    Published. October 24, 2012

    Breker Verification Systems launched a new verion of TrekSoC for SoC designs. The Breker software now supports multiple heterogeneous embedded processors. The new verification support for multiple heterogeneous processors helps project teams verify their SoCs more completely. The latest release of TrekSoC is available to qualified verification teams now. General availability is expected at the [...]...


  • Soft Talk - Multicore and Parallel Programming

    Soft Talk - Multicore and Parallel Programming

    Next-generation suites for next generation processors: Intel Parallel Studio 2013
    Published. October 19, 2012

    Fifa 13 isn’t the only gem to have come out this Autumn. Intel has just released two new developer suites, Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013 and Intel Cluster Studio XE 2013, both of which should be of interest to anyone with a talent (or interest – they’re not necessarily synonymous!) for writing software. These have been designed with one [...]...


  • Dana Gardner's BriefingsDirect

    Dana Gardner's BriefingsDirect

    Banking services provider BancVue leverages VMware server virtualization to generate cloud benefits and increased agility
    Published. October 9, 2012

    BancVue creates the services that empower its customers to beat the giants in their field by better leveraging agile IT....


  • The Eyes Have It

    The Eyes Have It

    Universal Flash Storage – Designed for Next Generation Smartphones,Tablets
    Published. September 24, 2012

    Two challenges faced by developers of application processors used in smartphones and tablets are the increasing amount of data intensive applications that require fast and reliable storage and the confusion over which embedded flash memory technology to implement together with the various flash memory card adaptors. Universal Flash Storage (UFS) attempts to solve both challenges. [...]...


  • Pallab's Place

    Pallab's Place

    D2S launches Ebeam Mask Writing system
    Published. September 22, 2012

    September 2012 – In a discussion with Aki Fjimura of D2S, we reviewed their product announcement for their TrueMask MDP full chip model based Mask Data Preparation system.  The software and customized HPC compute platform called the D2S Computational Design Platform which is based on both multi-core CPU and GPU computing engines – utilizes a [...]...


  • Gabe On EDA

    Gabe On EDA

    Synopsys Announces DesignWare DDR4 Memory Interface IP
    Published. September 20, 2012

    Increasing amount of firmware in SoC devices requires bigger and faster memory subsystems. Synopsys announced the expansion of its DesignWare DDR interface IP portfolio to include support for next-generation SDRAMs based on the DDR4 standard. By supporting DDR4 as well as DDR3 and LPDDR2/3 in a single core, the DesignWare DDR solution enables designers to interface with either high-performance or low-power SDRAMs in the same system-on-chip (SoC), which is a key requirement of many SoCs such as applications...


  • Jack Erickson's Blog

    Jack Erickson's Blog

    iPhone5 Differentiation is Chip Design
    Published. September 19, 2012

    In case you may have missed it, Apple recently launched a new iPhone. As per the iPhone launch tradition, it brings with it a lot of excitement over the latest capabilities. Of course we don't know everything until it is actually available, but this latest incarnation has broken all kinds of records for pre-sales, so it must be groundbreaking. Right?There are a lot of comparisons out there between the iPhone 5 and the 4S, but in reading through all of them it seems on the surface like the 5 is...


  • Green Hills Software

    Green Hills Software

    Green Hills Software Announces Optimized Tools for AppliedMicro's New-Generation PacketPro2 Processors
    Published. September 11, 2012

    AppliedMicro's New Generation of Flexible Processing Nodes and Industry-Leading Optimized Development Tools Combine to Create the Best-of-Class Networking Solution...


  • FPGA Blog

    FPGA Blog

    Altera Shares Plans for Next Generation 20nm Products
    Published. September 5, 2012

    Altera revealed plans for their next generation of 20nm products. According to the company, they will offer a system-integration platform that combines the hardware programmability of FPGAs with the software flexibility of digital signal processors and microprocessors along with the efficiencies of application-specific hard intellectual property (IP). Altera’s next-generation devices leverage TSMC’s 20nm process technology. [...]...


  • Gael Holmes Hofemeier (Intel)

    Gael Holmes Hofemeier (Intel)

    Ultrabook Overview for Software Developers
    Published. August 17, 2012

    We at Intel are very excited about  both the existing (based on the 2nd Generation Intel®  Core™ processors) and newly released Ultrabooks (based on the 3rdGeneration Intel® Core™ processors.)  While this blog will be fairly high-level and introductory. Future blogs will progressively get into deeper information and cover topics that developers will need to know in [...]...


  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source

    Open-Source virtualization management coming for KVM, Xen and VMware
    Published. August 23, 2012

    If your company runs multiple hypervisors than Convirture's beta of its open-source virtualization management program, ConVirt Enterprise Cloud, which will add VMware to its KVM and Xen capabilities may be just what you need....


  • Brian's Brain

    Brian's Brain

    Hybridization and virtualization: parallel paths to x86 mobile domination?
    Published. July 28, 2012

    Considering that x86 chipsets such as Intel's "Medfield" have now proven themselves competitive with mainstream ARM SOC alternative offerings, where would you place your long-term bets if you were a hybrid-O/S smartphone or tablet developer?...


  • James Reinders (Intel)

    James Reinders (Intel)

    Using OpenCL with Intel processors - free "webinars" on July 11, 18 and 25
    Published. July 10, 2012

    We are kicking off a series of OpenCL Webinars this week (they will be available for playback afterwards too). All talks are at 09:00 Pacific Time.  Register for the talks to get a link and optional reminder. July 11: Getting Started with Intel® SDK for OpenCL Applications 2012 July 18: Writing Efficient Code for OpenCL Applications 2012 [...]...


  • Tao B Wang (Intel)

    Tao B Wang (Intel)

    Explained on Video: Intel HAXM and How It Can Help Android App Development
    Published. June 6, 2012

    This video shows how any Android developer using an Intel® Architecture (IA) based host PC with Windows, Mac or Linux can greatly speed up Android emulation by leveraging Intel® Virtualization Technology. Side by side comparisons show the performance gains of using the free Intel® HAXM driver with the Intel® x86 Atom™ System Image to deliver [...]...


  • Domeika's Dilemma

    Domeika's Dilemma

    Multicore – assimilating the new developments
    Published. October 9, 2009

    There was a brief pause in my blogging as I have been assimilating some of the new developments in the multicore realm.  Some of the items are close to home for me at my respective company with the acquisition of Wind River, Cilk Arts, and RapidMind.  I’m not at liberty to comment on strategy, future [...]...


  • Common Thread

    Common Thread

    Data Races in the News
    Published. June 24, 2011

    There was an interesting discussion in the Multicore & Parallel Computing group over on LinkedIn about how to talk about Multicore software issues with non-techs. There were many convoluted analogies put forward but fortunately this week real life has stepped up with a nice example which was all over the breakfast news here in the UK: [...]...


  • Robert MuellerAlbrecht (Intel)

    Robert MuellerAlbrecht (Intel)

    Even better Intel(R) Atom(TM) Processor optimizations with the Intel(R) C++ Compiler
    Published. December 21, 2008

    The Intel(R) Atom(TM) Processor is a new generation of low-power processors. Their unique design makes it recommendable to optimize your applications specifically for performance on the Intel(R) Atom(TM) Processor. Only then will you be able to take full advantage of the power savings and the fullexecution performance of this micro architecture. The most obvious difference [...]...


  • Jeff Kataoka (Intel)

    Jeff Kataoka (Intel)

    Jeff's Notebook: Best Known Methods for using Intel® AMT with client virtualization
    Published. February 16, 2012

    Virtualization of PC's is being used more and more in many companies to help them to maximize their PC resources for a variety of application uses.  Some businesses are using virtualization with client PCs with Intel®vPro™  technology and Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT). Yet, there are some key differences you have to consider when using Intel [...]...


  • Denali Memory Blog

    Denali Memory Blog

    Video, Part 2: Cadence Demonstrates PCIe Gen3 Advanced Features
    Published. August 4, 2011

    Welcome back for Part 2 of a two-part PCI-SIG video demo featuring Cadence’s PCI Express Gen3 Controller IP advanced capabilities, with a discussion on Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV). Part 1 was covered in a recent blog post. What is SR-IOV? Briefly, SR-IOV is a specification that allows a PCIe device to appear to be multiple separate physical PCIe devices. PCI-SIG created and maintains the SR-IOV specification with the goal of having a standard specification to help promote interoperability....


  • Joseph Hupcey Blog

    Joseph Hupcey Blog

    2012 CES: Top 3 Trends Impacting EDA This Year
    Published. January 17, 2012

    For years now consumer electronics have driven (nay, saved) the EDA industry.  Hence, many events at last week's annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas can be extrapolated as leading indicators for the EDA business.  While I couldn't personally attend CES this year, I had two trusted agents (specifically, Unified Communications (UC) expert David Danto of Dimension Data, and Joseph Hupcey Jr., video & communications systems architect and father of yours truly) on the...


  • Ran Avinun's Blog

    Ran Avinun's Blog

    The Challenge of System Integration and Bring-Up
    Published. May 3, 2011

    In the last few years, I have talked with many companies and analysts and consistently heard that system integration time is becoming one of the key challenges in system development. Many companies spend 50% of their total development cycle on system integration and bring-up. This blog will describe the key challenges customers face today, and will refer to a new Cadence approach and offerings to address them.   Post-Silicon System Integration and Bring-UpThe flood of...


  • Steven Brown's Blog

    Steven Brown's Blog

    Building Open Virtual Platforms - Bridging the Gap of Model Availability
    Published. May 4, 2011

    Virtual prototypes promise to enable early software development, shorten system bring-up time, and provide a resulting increase in revenue. One of the key barriers that project teams face when considering use of virtual prototypes is the "missing model syndrome" -- essentially the lack of adequate pre-built IP to assemble into the prototype, and the challenges of creating those models themselves. Some providers have created libraries of models, but without a standard language...


  • Team ESL Blog

    Team ESL Blog

    Intel vs ARM - Did the Embedded Systems Conference India Shed Light on the Battle?
    Published. August 5, 2009

    Being a Brit, Cricket is never very far from my thoughts especially when travelling to India, the biggest cricket mad nation in the world. There is a saying in cricket that you should always think of doing what the opposition would least like, a statement that applies in business too. I was on my way to present a session on Verifying Embedded SW Power Management” at the Embedded System Conference in Bangalore. With the recent activity by Intel firstly joining forces with TSMC to deliver...


  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows Embedded Blog

    Webcast: Porting a Windows Embedded CE 6 BSP to Compact 7
    Published. December 8, 2011

    Date: December 13, 2011 Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific) Registration: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032501309&Culture=en-US Windows Embedded Compact has a myriad of new features – from multiprocessor support to more RAM to an enhanced Silverlight for Windows Embedded.  In this webcast you’ll learn how to enable these features on your hardware by porting your Windows Embedded CE 6 Board Support Package to Compact 7.  We’ll discuss how to support more physical...


  • Stack Overflow

    Stack Overflow

    Optimizing for the CPU / compiler
    Published. June 3, 2012

    It is well known that standard C language features map horribly on to the architecture of many processors. While the mapping is obvious and appalling for some processors (low end PICs, 8051 spring to mind), it’s still not necessarily great at the 32 bit end of the spectrum where processors without floating point units can [...]...


  • Absolute Power

    Absolute Power

    Intel Extends Moore’s Law
    Published. October 21, 2011

    This blog originally posted on the Low Power Engineering Community 5/12/11. http://chipdesignmag.com/lpd/absolute-power   It’s been an exciting week for designers of low-power electronics, as well as consumers of mobile devices. Intel announced on May 4 that its Tri-Gate 3D transistor technology is ready for production on its 22nm process. The “Ivy Bridge” processors are being [...]...


  • Tom Anderson's Blog

    Tom Anderson's Blog

    Rumors of SystemVerilog’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
    Published. September 15, 2011

    Our friend and fellow blogger JL Gray recently published a post with the provocative title "UVM and the Death of SystemVerilog." That sure raised some eyebrows here at Cadence and elsewhere, leading to a flurry of tweets debating several of JL's contentions. I was tempted to join in the fray, but as I re-read his post and thought more about it, I realized that I had enough to say to write a blog post myself. JL made a number of statements that got me thinking, and while I don't intend...


  • Conversation Central

    Conversation Central

    The New Technology Dating Cycle: Processors, Process, Pads and Phones
    Published. November 3, 2010

    Guests: Simon Segars, EVP and General Manager, Physical IP division at  ARM, and Ron Wilson Director of Content/Media for UBM Electronics (formerly EE Times Group) Hosts: Karen Bartleson, Sr. Director, Community Marketing, Synopsys Inc. and Phil Dworsky, Director, Strategic Alliances and Publisher, Synopsys Press, Synopsys Inc. If your browser doesn’t support Flash, click here to download the [...]...


  • MontaVista Blog

    MontaVista Blog

    Multicore Market Adoption: A conversation with Vincent Rerolle, President of MontaVista Software
    Published. June 28, 2011

    In the embedded world, we have all been talking about multicore technology for a long while and we have now seen the first large scale wave of adoption of multicore chips, in particular in telecommunications equipment. Typical applications are those …Read more »...


  • Trenton Technology Blog

    Trenton Technology Blog

    BXT7059 SBC Expands Intelligent Systems Performance
    Published. May 19, 2012

    Incorporating the recently released Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 processor family, Trenton has announced the BXT7059 dual-processor PICMG 1.3 single board computer.  Designed to maximize computational speed and network communications, this long-life SBC is ideal for compute intensive government and defense, video processing, communications and GPU computing applications. Focused on high-performance computing, BXT7059 options include processors with [...]...


  • Windows Embedded Standard

    Windows Embedded Standard

    January 2012 Optional Updates are on ECE for Standard 7
    Published. February 1, 2012

    The January 2012 Optional Updates are now available on the ECE site for Windows Embedded Standard 7 The list below applies to Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 with Windows Media Center for Connected Media Devices installed, and fixes the following issues: KB2639582 - A vulnerability in Windows Media Center could allow Remote Code Execution KB2650113 - A vulnerability in Windows Media Center could allow Remote Code Execution KB2650114 - A vulnerability in Windows Media Center could allow Remote Code...


  • The Moth

    The Moth

    Running C++ AMP kernels on the CPU
    Published. September 20, 2011

    One of the FAQs we receive is whether C++ AMP can be used to target the CPU. For targeting multi-core we have a technology we released with VS2010 called PPL, which has had enhancements for VS 11 – that is what you should be using! FYI, it also has a Linux implementation via Intel's TBB which conforms to the same interface. When you choose to use C++ AMP, you choose to take advantage of massively parallel hardware, through accelerators like the GPU. Having said that, you can always use the...


  • Jim Trudeau << The Embedded Beat

    Jim Trudeau << The Embedded Beat

    Vybrid Controllers – Asymmetric Multicore Processing is not just for breakfast any more
    Published. March 27, 2012

    By Jim Trudeau – I have a good friend who is obsessed with putting things dead center in the middle of photographs. The idea that an asymmetric shift can enhance the artistic impact is lost on his engineering soul. The world is not symmetrical; neither are the engineering problems we face. Here’s an example. You have [...]...


  • A View From the Top

    A View From the Top

    A Closer Look at Software Development for ARM’s big.LITTLE Processing – Part I
    Published. March 22, 2012

    In the last month, I had the opportunity to get some hands-on experience with hardware virtualization and hypervisors. My knowledge so far on this has been mainly limited to what I could read about it and what other people are saying about it. However, the PowerPoint slides I’ve seen leave a lot of white fog [...]...


  • Fusion

    Fusion

    Accelerate your performance with AMD FirePro™ Professional Graphics and Sony Vegas Pro 11
    Published. March 14, 2012

    Back in December, I blogged about the great performance we were seeing with Sony Vegas Pro 11 when we tested AMD FX 8150 eight-core processors with our most powerful consumer grade graphics product at the time, AMD Radeon™ HD 6990 … Continue reading...


  • Joel on Software

    Joel on Software

    How Trello is different
    Published. February 21, 2012

    Just a few months ago, we launched Trello, a super simple, web-based team coordination system. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive and adoption has been very strong, even in its early, 1.0 state. Trello is new kind of development project for Fog Creek. It’s 100% hosted; there will never be an “installed software” version of Trello. That allowed us to modernize many aspects of our development process; I am happy to announce that there is absolutely no Visual Basic code involved in...


  • Clay Breshears (Intel)

    Clay Breshears (Intel)

    Can I still get an Energy Efficient Free Lunch?
    Published. February 17, 2012

    When the semiconductor industry was turning to multicore chips and lowering clock rates, Herb Sutter wrote a seminal article entitled "The Free Lunch is Over: A Fundamental Turn Toward Concurrency in Software." Up to that point software developers relied on the increasing clock speeds (the "free lunch") to give their software a boost in the next generation [...]...


  • Arch Robison (Intel)

    Arch Robison (Intel)

    Thread Parallelism Using Cilk Notation for C/C++
    Published. September 14, 2010

    Getting top performance out of  modern processors requires both SIMD and thread  parallelism.   Intel® Cilk Plus is an easy way to express both.   My first blog covered the SIMD part.   This blog explains the thread part. Background As outlined in the first blog, fork-join and SIMD parallelism can be combined to solve a [...]...


  • Team genIES Blog

    Team genIES Blog

    Infinite Playbook for the Verification Superbowl
    Published. January 10, 2011

    Its 4th and long, you're down by six, the clock is running out, and you are wary of a bug-blitz.  What play do you call? With new approach defined by Silicon Realization, the updated Incisive Enterprise Simulator provides the new capabilities to finsh your drive, route the bugs, and win the verification Superbowl.Even before the snap you need to check the environment statically to eliminate bugs. The 700+ rules in the HAL lint support were expanded with new coding and structual checks, as...


  • Team Specman Blog

    Team Specman Blog

    Achieve the Next Level of Verification Productivity with Specman Advanced Option
    Published. January 18, 2011

    Advanced verification customers are seeing their verification environments getting more and more complex requiring millions of lines of code spread across hundreds, even thousands of files that are re-used from Block --> SoC --> System level. Today's design under test (DUT) can be extremely complex and, as a result, verifying every feature, in every mode of operation, under all conditions is extremely difficult to achieve.  Achieving high DUT coverage is getting very challenging....


  • On Verification

    On Verification

    Multicore Verification — Don’t Waste Your Cores!
    Published. April 6, 2009

    This weekend I found myself telling my 9-year old daughter to “Eat all of your beans — don’t waste your food!”  It has always bothered me to see perfectly good food get thrown away; these days it seems even more relevant. The same can be said about processor cores in verification. About a year ago, [...]...





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