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Dec 01, 1999, 06:57 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The SuperComputing 99 (SC99) conference, held recently in Portland, Ore., is by no means an EDA-related show. Yet, Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI) demonstrated the Synopsys VCS Verilog simulator running on a 132-CPU Linux "server farm." The demo reflected a new phenomenon that is taking the logic verification world by storm."

"Part of the demonstration's intent was to show that Synopsys and SGI are working together to accelerate VCS on Linux. "We are absolutely going to tune our systems to run at peak performance with Synopsys," said Paul Chermak, SGI's vice president of application solutions. He said SGI is working with several EDA vendors to maximize performance on Linux, an operating system to which SGI has made a major corporate commitment."

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