ClioSoft Update 2012!

ClioSoft Update 2012!
by Daniel Nenni on 05-30-2012 at 8:05 pm

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ClioSoft had a record year in 2011, right after they started working with SemiWiki. Coincidence? Of course not. You can visit the SemiWiki ClioSoft landing page HERE. Be sure and read the customer interviews done by Daniel Payne. It is really nice to see customers stand up and speak for their tools, much more interesting… Read More


Partitioning Pavilion Panel

Partitioning Pavilion Panel
by Paul McLellan on 05-28-2012 at 6:27 pm

Image RemovedI don’t think it can be a surprise to anyone reading this that designs have been getting larger. Someone called Moore said something about it decades ago, or so I heard. Designs are so large that they need to be partitioned into smaller parts. The two main motivations for this are that some design tools, especially… Read More


♫ If you are going to San Francisco, be sure to….

♫ If you are going to San Francisco, be sure to….
by Paul McLellan on 05-10-2012 at 8:00 pm

Image RemovedWell, you can wear flowers in your hair if you like, but it is a bit sixties. However, here are some things that I do recommend that you be sure to do.

Some of these recommendations require you to find a given numbered pier. The Ferry Building at the end of Market Street is effectively pier 0. Odd numbers go north (including… Read More


RTDA at DAC: Scale to Millions of Jobs

RTDA at DAC: Scale to Millions of Jobs
by Paul McLellan on 05-10-2012 at 7:00 pm

Image RemovedRTDA is all about enterprise level scalability. Their three main products all scale to be able to handle the most demanding needs of large companies with large farms of servers. Of course there are some new refinements too.

LicenseMonitor can scale to 70,000 simultaneous checkouts with 1 billion checkout records… Read More


I Love DAC

I Love DAC
by Paul McLellan on 04-13-2012 at 1:16 pm

Image RemovedFor the fourth year Atrenta, Cadence and Springsoft are jointly sponsoring the “I LOVE DAC” campaign. In case you have been hibernating all winter, DAC is June 3-7th in San Francisco at the Moscone Center.

There are two parts to “I LOVE DAC”. First, if you register by May 15th (and they haven’t… Read More


DAC Pavilion Panels

DAC Pavilion Panels
by Paul McLellan on 04-05-2012 at 12:00 am

Image RemovedOnce again DAC has a full program of panel sessions that take place on the exhibit floor at the DAC pavilion, aka booth 310.

Gary Smith kicks off the program with his annual “What’s Hot at DAC” presentation on Monday, June 4th, from 9:15-10:15am. The rest of Monday’s pavilion panels are:

  • “Low power to the people,” a panel
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#49 Design Automation Conference Deadlines

#49 Design Automation Conference Deadlines
by Paul McLellan on 01-14-2012 at 10:53 pm

Image RemovedNote that there are several DAC deadlines coming up in the next couple of weeks.

The deadline for user track submissions is January 17th (next Tuesday). Submission requires an extended abstract. See here for details.

The deadline for DAC workshops is January 19th (next Thursday). A proposal is required. See hereRead More