Podcast EP36: Semiconductor Design Acceleration

Podcast EP36: Semiconductor Design Acceleration
by Daniel Nenni on 09-03-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan and Mike are joined by Michael Johnson (MJ), CTO at NetApp. MJ provides “behind the scene” insights into NetApp technology and how it has quietly revolutionized information storage and management for chip design. The key enabling technologies along with specific use cases are discussed. MJ also discusses moving… Read More


NetApp’s ONTAP Enables Engineering Productivity Boost

NetApp’s ONTAP Enables Engineering Productivity Boost
by Kalar Rajendiran on 08-30-2021 at 6:00 am

What if you could Table

One of the few things that remain constant in the engineering world is the desire for higher productivity. Innovation happens when engineers are designing something and creative ideas crop up when they are reviewing and analyzing the results. In between these fun steps, engineers have to deal with the necessary evil of creating… Read More


NetApp Simplifies Cloud Bursting EDA workloads

NetApp Simplifies Cloud Bursting EDA workloads
by Daniel Nenni on 05-19-2021 at 6:00 am

NetApp Cloud Bursting

Why burst EDA workloads to the cloud
Time to market challenges are nothing new to those of us who have worked in the semiconductor industry.  Each process node brings new opportunities s along with increasingly complex design challenges. 7nm, 5nm and 3nm process nodes have introduced scale, growth, and data challenges at a level… Read More


Design Collaboration across Multiple Sites

Design Collaboration across Multiple Sites
by Pawan Fangaria on 09-02-2014 at 12:00 pm

Any SoC or IC design project, whether implemented at the same design site or multiple sites requires some data management tools to manage things such as a central data repository, revision management of files, etc., for effective co-ordination of work among different team members. Given the challenge of meeting the shrinking… Read More


Speeding up IP and Data Management

Speeding up IP and Data Management
by Daniel Payne on 08-09-2014 at 8:00 am

IP and Data Management (DM) for SoC teams has gradually moved from ad-hoc approaches using simple Excel spreadsheets, to home-grown software that is specific to a project or company, and finally to commercially supported tools. One such commercial toolset for IP lifecycle management is from Methodics, named ProjectICRead More