Interoperable SystemVerilog Methodology Ready for Download

January 2008
Portable Design;Jan2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p9
The article reports that Cadence Design Systems Inc. and Mentor Graphics Corp. have announced an immediate availability of the Open Verification Methodology (OVM) in the U.S. This program was distributed under the standard open-source Apache 2.0 license, the OVM source code and documentation. The OVM will provide methodology and accompanying library that allow users to create modular, reusable verification environments in which components communicate via standard transaction level modeling interfaces. As a joint development initiative between the two companies, the OVM is supported on multiple verification platforms ideally suited to both novice and expert verification engineers.


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