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» Cadence, Synopsys, Mentor - This Is Our Wish List
As the EDA industry seems to be making moves towards a Unified Verification Methodology (OVM + VMM) we thought this would be a great opportunity to share a couple of things that have been on our wish-list for quite a while.
» How To Validate Type-Casting In OVM-e
Before type-casting an e variable ("as_a"), we often want to check the validity of the operation (this is quite similar in concept to $cast in SystenVerilog). The reason is simple, in case the casting operation failed we would end up with a fatal...
» Future Trends In HR
The industry is going through some tough times, no doubt about it. We’ve seen layoffs worldwide, projects being cancelled or put off for better times. How is this going to affect the way companies manage their human resources? Joining us today for...
» Packing In OVM-e
This example shows how to pack a struct into a list of Double Words (32 bit) keeping the original order. This time we got less talking, and more code:
» Another Step Forward For VMM
While the move from 1.0 to 1.1 and its later flavors did not involve a major paradigm shift, VMM1.2 (beta) introduces several fundamentally new concepts that you should be aware of. Some of the new concepts are the natural result of an evolving...