A Look Inside the Cloud at the Arm DevSummit 2020

A Look Inside the Cloud at the Arm DevSummit 2020
by Mike Gianfagna on 10-13-2020 at 10:00 am

Executive roundtable speakers

Virtual conferences are getting better all the time. Easy-to-navigate agendas, good production value in terms of visual presentation, professionally produced video segments and interspersed live events all contribute to the experience. Arm held their developers’ summit in the US on October 6-8, and it had all the attributes… Read More


Altair HPC Virtual Summit 2020 – The Latest in Enterprise Computing

Altair HPC Virtual Summit 2020 – The Latest in Enterprise Computing
by Mike Gianfagna on 09-28-2020 at 10:00 am

Altair HPC Virtual Summit 2020 – The Latest in Enterprise Computing

On September 9 and 10 Altair held their high-performance computing virtual summit. Altair is a company with a large footprint. In their own words, “Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC).” Their… Read More


WEBINAR REPLAY: AWS (Amazon) and ClioSoft Describe Best Cloud Practices

WEBINAR REPLAY: AWS (Amazon) and ClioSoft Describe Best Cloud Practices
by Randy Smith on 11-20-2019 at 10:00 am

ClioSoft has been working with the leading cloud computing providers running experiments on various EDA cloud architectures for a while now. One example of that was a project with Google I previously wrote a blog about, For EDA Users: The Cloud Should Not Be Just a Compute Farm. Since then, ClioSoft has also teamed up with Amazon … Read More


The Wild, Wild SEMICON West TechTALK – Joe Costello Speaks Out

The Wild, Wild SEMICON West TechTALK – Joe Costello Speaks Out
by Randy Smith on 07-25-2019 at 10:00 am

On July 9, 2019, I attended the TechTALK session hosted by Dave Kelf of Breker Systems, Inc. titled, “Applied AI in Design-to-Manufacturing.” I was happy to hear what Dave had put together for this since it is a topic I am keenly interested in and because I have known Dave personally through music and charitable activities we have … Read More


A Golden Age for Semiconductor Growth at ISS 2018

A Golden Age for Semiconductor Growth at ISS 2018
by Daniel Nenni on 01-16-2018 at 4:00 pm

The SEMI Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS 2018) started today with session one on economic trends. Daniel Niles (Alpha One Capital Partners) started it off with “A Golden Age for Global Growth – Semiconductor revenues up over 20% y/y (The Good News is Also the Bad News)”. The good news of course is that semiconductors continue… Read More


Embedded FPGA’s create new IP category

Embedded FPGA’s create new IP category
by Tom Simon on 07-07-2017 at 12:00 pm

FPGA’s are the new superstar in the world of Machine Learning and Cloud Computing, and with new methods of implementing them in SOC’s there will be even more growth ahead. FPGA’s started out as a cost effective method for implementing logic without having to spin an ASIC or gate array. With the advent of the web and high performance… Read More


What is Virtualization?

What is Virtualization?
by Ahmed Banafa on 08-26-2016 at 12:00 pm

Virtualization is software that separates physical infrastructures to create various dedicated resources. It is the fundamental technology that powers cloud computing.

Virtualizationsoftware makes it possible to run multiple operating systems and multiple applications on the same server at the same time,”… Read More


SEMulator3D on Silicon Cloud International

SEMulator3D on Silicon Cloud International
by Paul McLellan on 06-22-2015 at 7:00 am

Almost exactly a year ago I wrote about Silicon Cloud International (SCI). Their mission is to help smaller countries that have targeted semiconductor design as a way to move up the technology ladder from low-cost manufacturing. Last year everything was in the future but SCI now have their first two centers up and running. The first,… Read More


National Semiconductor Education in the Cloud

National Semiconductor Education in the Cloud
by Paul McLellan on 06-16-2014 at 1:28 am

“I wandered lonely as a cloud,” wrote Wordsworth. Well, clouds are pretty lonely in EDA these days. Despite some of the advantages on paper that mean that companies from salesforce.com to Netflix make heavy use of cloud-computing, semiconductor design has barely touched the cloud. One exception was Nimbic (acquired… Read More


NVM central to multi-layer trust in cloud

NVM central to multi-layer trust in cloud
by Don Dingee on 04-21-2014 at 4:00 pm

Pop quiz: Name one of the hottest applications for non-volatile memory – A) processor and code configuration; B) RFID tags; C) secure encryption keys; D) all the above. The answer is D, but not in the way you may be thinking; a new approach is using all these ideas at once, combined in SoC designs targeting advanced security … Read More