Cooley has a fun article on the latest announcements at ESNUG. One is about how DC Explorer is really a half-hearted attempt to produce something fast that can be used to protect DC’s dominant position against RealTime Designer. Synopsys claims that DC Explorer is 4 times as fast as DC and correlates to within 10%.
As John points out:
“We now have a 4X turbocharger on our Design Compiler donkey cart! Yay!”
The rest of the piece compares DR Explorer to Atrenta’s product SpyGlass Physical and then looks at Syonpsys’s recent cloud computing announcements in the light of Synopsys’s old cloud computing announcements conveniently forgotten.