Wind River Simics Adds Continuous Integration and Delivery Features

November 6, 2019 Brandon Lewis

Wind River has released a new version of Wind River Simics focused on continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) practices for embedded developers. Updated tools and APIs allow embedded developers to easily integrate the Simics platform into their CI/CD environments or security testing infrastructure.

Simics leverages virtual platforms to model actual hardware, enabling functional simulation for embedded DevOps. The new version incorporates a third-generation thread scheduler, better integration and execution of SystemC components, and improved memory allocation to perform simulations 20 percent faster.

DML language-level updates and support for hierarchical objects also make it easier to incorporate SystemC modules, as well as build and maintain new models.

More information about Wind River Simics can be found at www.windriver.com/products/simics.

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Brandon Lewis

Brandon Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for guiding the property's content strategy, editorial direction, and engineering community engagement, which includes IoT Design, Automotive Embedded Systems, the Power Page, Industrial AI & Machine Learning, and other publications. As an experienced technical journalist, editor, and reporter with an aptitude for identifying key technologies, products, and market trends in the embedded technology sector, he enjoys covering topics that range from development kits and tools to cyber security and technology business models. Brandon received a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University, where he graduated cum laude. He can be reached by email at brandon.lewis@opensysmedia.com.

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