July 22, 2014
We look at how best to leverage both software debug tools and emulators, the limitations to traditional techniques, and the drive toward offline debug.
May 24, 2014
ProtoCompiler understands HAPS FPGA prototyping hardware, so it can optimize logic placement and partitioning, even on designs with up to 250m ASIC gates.
February 4, 2014
The fourth installment discusses the extra levels of debug capability available when using virtual prototypes through the example of an ARM big.LITTLE-based embedded system.
January 15, 2014
This part illustrates the technique using examples addressing memory corruption, multicore systems and cache coherency with particular reference to watchpoints.
December 8, 2013
The second part of our series illustrates VP tools and techniques using the familiar example of Linux bring-up on an ARM-based SoC.
September 10, 2013
The first in a series of articles about using virtual prototyping techniques to achieve more effective debug.
April 30, 2013
SoC integration can be accelerated by using virtualization to make the benefits of emulation more accessible to both hardware and software engineers.
April 24, 2013
Mind how you go. The only truly free thing about open source tools is the download itself. There is, however, a 'third way', matching professional support to these often useful options.
January 31, 2013
Trying to balance your use of simulation and FPGA prototyping is tough. Acceleration used with Accelerated VIP offers simulation-like visibility and debug with near FPGA performance.
November 27, 2012
The Linux Trace Tookit next generation provides open source tracer technology that helps surmount debug and optimization challenges