Aldec continues to stack up pre-compiled verification libraries and delivers significant SystemVerilog and UVM speedup with latest release of Riviera-PRO

Date: Apr 11, 2017Type: Release

Henderson, NV – April 11, 2017 – Aldec, Inc., today announced the latest release of Riviera-PRO™ 2017.02 - Advanced Verification Platform, with new functionalities and libraries aimed at verifying complex System-on-Chip (SoC), ASIC and FPGA designs. This new release of Riviera-PRO brings significant performance improvements in SystemVerilog and UVM compilation and simulation. SystemVerilog random constraint simulation is now 28% faster, UVM simulation is 10% faster, and designs using VHPI interface simulate 3800% faster.


The open-source Universal VHDL Verification Methodology (UVVM) joins widely-used industry verification libraries OVM, UVM, OSVVM as pre-compiled libraries in the latest Riviera-PRO. UVVM is a powerful framework and methodology, together with OSVVM randomization and UCIS based functional coverage delivers an effective reusable solution for system level designs.


“A robust portfolio of ready-to-use verification libraries, together with full support for Metric Driven Verification offers our users a fast and reusable solution to verify complex SoCs and FPGAs,” said Radek Nawrot, Riviera-PRO Product Manager. “Each universal verification library offers a unique capability, that’s why we are happy to deliver multiple pre-compiled verification libraries to provide our users the option to choose the libraries best-suited to address their own verification challenges.”


Riviera-PRO 2017.02 also introduces a larg­e number of enhancements in coverage viewers to better align visualization of data to the needs of the user.


The 2017.02 release of Riviera-PRO also includes numerous new features, enhancements, and performance optimizations. For additional information, tutorials, free evaluation download, Overview and What’s New Presentations, visit http://www.aldec.com/Products/Riviera-PRO.


About Aldec

Aldec Inc., headquartered in Henderson, Nevada, is an industry leader in Electronic Design Verification and offers a patented technology suite including: RTL Design, RTL Simulators, Hardware-Assisted Verification, SoC and ASIC Prototyping, Design Rule Checking, IP Cores, Requirements Lifecycle Management, DO-254 Functional Verification and Military/Aerospace solutions. www.aldec.com

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