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OVM to UVM Migration

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Overview

A step-by-step discussion of how to migrate your OVM code to UVM, including running the transition script, known differences between OVM and UVM and additional steps to take advantage of the new features offered in UVM.

What You Will Learn

  • How to run the OVM-to-UVM conversion script, it's limitations and side-effects
  • What OVM features have been deprecated in UVM and what the new UVM features are
  • How to replace global_stop_request with objections
  • How to manage sequences with the new Sequence Library
  • How to use the new configuration database to replace set/get_config
  • How to run your new UVM code in Questa
     

About the Presenter

Presenter Image Tom Fitzpatrick

Verification Technologist

Tom Fitzpatrick is currently a Verification Technologist at Mentor Graphics Corp. where he brings over two decades of design and verification experience to bear on developing advanced verification methodologies, particularly using SystemVerilog, and educating users on how to adopt them. He has been actively involved in the standardization of SystemVerilog, starting with his days as a member of the Superlog language design team at Co-Design Automation through its standardization via Accellera and then the IEEE, where he has served as chair of the 1364 Verilog Working Group, as well as a Technical Champion on the SystemVerilog P1800 Working Group. At Mentor Graphics, Tom was one of the original designers of the Advanced Verification Methodology (AVM), and later the Open Verification Methodology (OVM), and is the editor of Verification Horizons, a quarterly newsletter with approximately 40,000 subscribers. He is a charter member and key contributor to the Accellera Verification IP Technical Subcomittee. He has published multiple articles and technical papers about SystemVerilog, verification methodologies, assertion-based verification, functional coverage, formal verification and other functional verification topics.

Who Should View

  • Design and Verification Engineers and Managers

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