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Avery Design Publicizes CXL 3.0 VIP


Assist for elevated bandwidth and newest options in latest model of ordinary gives builders with an environment friendly pre-silicon validation methodology

Tewksbury, MA., August 2, 2022 — Avery Design Techniques, the chief in practical verification options, at the moment introduced availability of CXL 3.0 VIP. Pc Specific HyperlinkTM (CXL) is an open industry-standard interconnect providing coherency and reminiscence semantics utilizing high- bandwidth, low-latency connectivity between host processor and units similar to accelerators, reminiscence buffers, and sensible I/O units. CXL 3.0 gives a spread of superior options and advantages together with doubling bandwidth with the identical latency.

“We proceed to evolve and improve our answer as new variations of CXL emerge. By providing a VIP and supporting verification answer in help of CXL 3.0 for the primary wave of CXL 3.0 designs we will allow main builders of server processors, managed DRAM and storage class reminiscence (SCM) buffers, swap/retimer, and IP corporations to quickly meet the rising wants for the CXL datacenter ecosystem in 2022 and past,” stated Chris Browy, vice chairman gross sales/advertising and marketing of Avery. “Our collaboration with key ecosystem corporations permits us to ship best-in-class, sturdy CXL 3.0 VIP options that streamline the design and verification course of and foster the speedy adoption of the CXL customary by the {industry}.”

Avery gives an entire System Verilog/UVM verification answer together with fashions, protocol checking, and compliance check suites for PCIe® 6.0 and CXL 3.0 for CXL host, Sort 1-3 units, switches, and retimers.

The CXL 3.0 VIP provides key CXL 3.0 options together with

  • Double the bandwidth utilizing PCIe 6.0 PHY for 64 GT/s
  • Material capabilities
    • Multi-headed and material hooked up units
    • Improve material administration
    • Composable disaggregated infrastructure
  • Improved functionality for higher scalability and useful resource utilization
    • Enhanced reminiscence pooling
    • Multi-level switching
    • Direct reminiscence/ Peer-to-Peer accesses by units
    • New symmetric reminiscence capabilities

The CXL 3.0 VIP additionally contains key options together with

  • Extra CXL swap agent with material supervisor help
  • Assist for AMBA® CHI to CXL/PCIe by way of CXS
  • Dynamic configuration of VIP for legacy PCIe, CXL 3.0, 2.0 or CXL 1.1 together with CXL machine varieties 1-3
  • Life like site visitors arbitration amongst CXL.IO, CXL.Cache, CXL.Mem and CXL management packets.
  • Unified consumer software information class for each pure PCIe and CXL site visitors
  • Extension of the QEMU-CXL digital platform surroundings for CXL 3.0/2.0 methods

Availability & Extra Assets

CXL VIP for CXL 3.0/2.0/1.1 is accessible at the moment.

About Avery Design Techniques

Based in 1999, Avery Design Techniques, Inc. permits system and SOC design groups to attain dramatic practical verification productiveness enhancements by way of using formal evaluation purposes for gate-level X-pessimism verification and actual X root trigger and sequential backtracing; and sturdy core-through-chip-level Verification IP for PCI Specific, CXL, CCIX, Gen-Z, USB, AMBA, UFS, MIPI CSI/DSI, I3C, DDR/LPDDR, HBM, ONFI/Toggle/NOR, NVM Specific, SATA, AHCI, SAS, eMMC, SD/SDIO, CAN FD, and FlexRay requirements. The corporate has established quite a few Avery Design VIP companion program affiliations with main IP suppliers. Extra details about the corporate could also be discovered at www.avery-design.com.

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