Is Gate-Level Simulation Still Required Nowadays??

Is Gate-Level Simulation Still Required Nowadays??

A colleague recently asked me: Has anything changed? Do design teams tape-out nowadays without GLS (Gate-Level Simulation)? And if so,…

SystemVerilog Testbench Debug – Are we having fun yet?

SystemVerilog Testbench Debug – Are we having fun yet?

SystemVerilog Testbench Debug – Are we having fun yet? Fun Debug should be fun. Watching waveforms march by, seeing ERRORS…

Happy Halloween from ARM  TechCon

Happy Halloween from ARM TechCon

MENTOR GRAPHICS AT ARM TECHCON This week ARM┬« TechCon┬« 2013 is being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center from…

A Decade of SystemVerilog: Unifying Design and Verification?

A Decade of SystemVerilog: Unifying Design and Verification?

It’s hard for me to believe that SystemVerilog 3.1 was released just over 10 years ago. The 3.1 version added…

Part 10: The 2012 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Part 10: The 2012 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Verification Techniques & Technologies Adoption Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs that present the highlights…

Part 8: The 2012 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Part 8: The 2012 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Language and Library Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs that present the highlights from the…

Part 7: The 2012 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Part 7: The 2012 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Testbench Characteristics and Simulation Strategies This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs that present the highlights from…

Intelligent Testbench Automation – Catching on Fast

Intelligent Testbench Automation – Catching on Fast

Graph-Based Intelligent Testbench Automation While intelligent testbench automation is still reasonably new when measured in EDA years, this graph-based verification…

Instant Replay for Debugging SoC Level Simulations

Instant Replay for Debugging SoC Level Simulations

Instant Replay Offers Multiple Views at Any Speed If you’ve watched any professional sporting event on television lately, you’ve seen…