Daniel Ciupitu

To be or not to be a Verification Engineer

A verification engineer builds verification environments used to hunt for hardware design flaws and prove a product will operate as expected. But what does that really mean? Do you have the skills to do this job? And should someone even consider doing it? This post is a follow-up to Stefan’s job description of a verification […]

Stefan Birman

Pre-Silicon Digital Functional Verification Engineer – The Job Description

This post (PDF version ) provides a technical overview of the job requirements for Pre-silicon Digital Functional Verification Engineer (FVE) positions. This post is complemented by a more in-depth post on the soft skills, joys and challenges of FVEs. Table of Contents Looking for a Good Start to Your Career? Your Chance to Be Part […]

AMIQ Consulting

amiq_i2c – ‘e’ Verification Component for I2C Protocol

AMIQ released the amiq_i2c eVC (e-Language Verification Component) on GitHub The eVC is available to the verification community for free under the Apache License 2. The purpose of the amiq_i2c eVC is to model the I2C protocol, supporting all the features of the I2C protocol such as: multiple masters multiple slaves arbitration using SDA line […]

Teo Vasilache

YAMM 2.0 Release is Available

Amiq is pleased to announce the release of the YAMM 2.0! The highlight of this release is a C++ implementation that provides the same API as the SystemVerilog one. Download Integrate YAMM with your C++ project Performance SystemVerilog Updates Roadmap Download You can download the YAMM library from GitHub. For getting up to speed you […]

AMIQ Education Program

Digital Circuits Simulation and Verification Summer Course 2.0

Well, well. The Summer Course saga continues… Between 27th of June and 8th of July I delivered the Digital Circuits Simulation and Verification Course organized by the Department of Electronic Devices, Circuits and Architectures, within Politehnica University of Bucharest. This course was an improved version of the 2015’s Summer School. This year I was better […]

Andrei Vintilă

YAMM – Yet Another Memory Manager

Ionut Tolea and Andrei Vintila presented the paper Yet Another Memory Manager (YAMM) at SNUG Conference 2016 – Munich. The code of YAMM library is released to the public using AMIQ’s GitHub repository. YAMM Overview Basic Concepts Usage examples Initialization Buffer insertion, buffer allocation and buffer type Buffer search and buffer deallocation Buffer content operations […]