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Catching up at IDF 2011 – An Embedded Chat with Intel ECG

By Eddie Glenn In case you missed it, the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) was held last week in San Francisco.  The Simics team was busy at IDF with multiple Simics-related events being held.   At IDF, we handed out free memory sticks preinstalled with Simics, models of Intel devices, and a hands-on tutorial.  This is a great way to quickly learn…

What I am Reading: Processor and SoC Simulation

By Jakob Engblom A new book about processor and system-on-chip simulation recently appeared. Edited by Professor Rainer Leupers and Professor Olivier Temam, it features chapters from a wide spectrum of academic and industrial authors. The chapters in the book each come from a particular company or research group. Each chapter addresses a different problem or technology, from a different perspective. This provides a good overview of the…

Testing? That’s what customers are for!

By Ido Sarig Many years ago, circa 1990, as I was starting out my professional career as a software developer with Mercury Interactive, I went on a customer call to a Silicon Valley-based software company, to present our new product for automated software testing. Apparently, our message did not get through, as the response we got at the end of…

Software Quality: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

By Paul Henderson On Tuesday of this week, Jim Lentz, president of Toyota Motors Sales USA, testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the car manufacturer’s problems and recalls.  Yes, it was Mr. Lentz’s turn in the proverbial hot seat.During pointed questioning by House members, Mr. Lentz said that the repairs prescribed by Toyota might “not totally” solve…

Airbus A400M and Boeing 787 Dreamliner First Flight

By Alex Wilson Wow! What a week for our customers in Europe and USA! Last week saw the first flight of the Airbus A400M Military Transport and today the Boeing 787 Dreamliner took to the skies! Congratulations go out to Airbus, Boeing and all of their worldwide suppliers! Continue Reading >>