Power to the Designer: Turn Your RTL Knob to 11

Let’s face it. In the design world of today, chips are denser, schedules are tighter and designer productivity is the name of the game. TTM and ROI mean NIL if you don’t deliver the RTL. But how do you get there with more than a thousand control and status registers – in some cases two or three orders of magnitude more – on a single chip? If you have a small number of registers, you could probably use a GUI or spreadsheet. But when the numbers start going up, you start looking for better ways of interacting with that data. [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|