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AMD to Use AMD EPYC-Powered Google Cloud’s C2D VM Instance for EDA

Google Cloud and AMD today announced a partnership in which AMD will run electronic design automation (EDA) for its chip-design workloads on Google Cloud, extending the on-premises capabilities of AMD data centers. AMD will also leverage Google Cloud’s global networking, storage, artificial intelligence, and machine learning capabilities to improve upon its hybrid and multicloud strategy […]

More ‘EPYC’ Options for HPC

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  High performance computing (HPC) often sets trends for the data center. Driving innovation, adding new functionality, and enabling simulations to deliver more accuracy, finer details, and insights. Recently AMD released four new AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series processors with AMD 3D V-Cache™ technology. Socket compatible with existing EPYC 7003 processors, the AMD 3D V-Cache […]

Six Smarter Scheduling Techniques For Optimizing EDA Productivity

Workload management plays a crucial role in helping design teams share limited resources, boost simulation throughput, and maximize productivity. In this paper, Altair discusses six valuable techniques to help improve design center productivity. By adopting these techniques and products in the Altair® Accelerator™ portfolio, organizations can realize higher levels of efficiency and performance and dramatically improve productivity with smarter workload scheduling.

Google Cloud Chooses 3rd Gen AMD EPYC for HPC, EDA, CFD Workloads

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — February 10, 2022 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced that AMD EPYC processors will power the new C2D virtual machine offering from Google Cloud, bringing customers strong performance and compute power for high-performance (HPC) memory-bound workloads in areas like electronic design automation (EDA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). This announcement continues […]

NXP Semiconductors Selects AWS for EDA

SEATTLE– Oct. 14, 2021 — Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that NXP Semiconductors N.V. has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and is migrating the vast majority of its electronic design automation (EDA) workloads from NXP data centers to AWS. Running on the cloud is designed to extend NXP’s efficiency and competitive edge […]

Xilinx Announces FPGA EDA Tools with ML

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today introduced Vivado ML Editions, which the company said is the industry’s first FPGA EDA tool suite based on machine-learning (ML) optimization algorithms, as well as team-based design flows, intended to deliver design time and cost savings. Vivado ML Editions delivers 5x faster compile time and breakthrough quality of results (QoR) […]

Ansys RedHawk-SC™ on Azure: Hold on to Your Socks

This article describes the extensive evaluation testing of the optimal operational configuration for running Ansys RedHawk-SC Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tool on Microsoft Azure. The results identified two categories of results: the first being the best choices for selecting from Azure’s service portfolio. And the second identifies the optimal number of CPUs required to minimize the overall cloud TCO for these workloads.

Arm Moves Production-Level EDA to the Cloud with the Help of AWS

The following is a blog announcement from Arm: Released in February, the Arm Cortex-M55 CPU became a milestone for the Arm ecosystem because it gave hardware and software developers the power to incorporate machine learning capabilities into the billions of IoT products coming to market. It also was the first time Arm leveraged Arm-based AWS Graviton2 […]

AWS and Arm Demonstrate Electronic Design Automation in the Cloud

Seattle – Amazon Web Services has announced that Arm, a global leader in semiconductor design and silicon intellectual property development and licensing, will leverage AWS for its cloud use, including the vast majority of its electronic design automation (EDA) workloads. Arm is migrating EDA workloads to AWS, leveraging AWS Graviton2-based instances (powered by Arm Neoverse […]

Altair Acquires PollEx Electronic Design Automation Software

Today Altair announced the acquisition of Polliwog Co. Ltd., a high-tech software company based near Seoul, providing EDA software to the rapidly growing electronics industry. “Polliwog’s powerful PCB modeler and design verification tools allow EDA engineers at small and enterprise customers to collaborate at never-seen-before levels and greatly expands our HyperWorks solution portfolio.”