Debugging with Virtual Prototypes: How to not skip a beat when using Synopsys Virtualizer and Lauterbach TRACE32
Software development and debugging go hand in hand, thus developers need all the debugging advantages they can get. The Virtualizer™ Toolset from Synopsys addresses the increasing development challenges associated with software-rich semiconductor and electronic products, enabling companies to accelerate both the development and deployment of virtual prototypes. Getting a head start on software development using virtual prototypes accelerates time to market and increases debug and analysis efficiency through system-level software debug and analysis, ultimately increasing product quality. All this while still using a familiar software development environment like the Lauterbach TRACE32 debugger. No disruptions only increased visibility and control with the additional views and tools that a virtual prototype provides.
In this webinar, you will be introduced to the Lauterbach TRACE32 development tool and its seamless integration with Virtualizer, supporting a broad set of debugging capabilities for virtual prototypes. Specifically, we will highlight how using a virtual prototype as a target enables TRACE32 users to conduct non-intrusive multi-cluster debugging on an ARM® big.LITTLE™ processing system. The webinar will highlight how virtual prototypes enable a software developer to use familiar tools to work with a virtual prototype and to experience co-debugging system hardware along with software.
Duration: 45 minutes (includes Q&A)
What you will learn:
- Plug and play integration of Virtualizer with TRACE32
- Non-intrusive debugging of multiple CPU clusters with TRACE32 by means of a big.LITTLE™ processing system
- Co-debugging and analysis of system hardware including a hypervisor and the Linux operating system
- Debugging during transient system states such as power down and power up
- Embedded Software Developers for ARM-Based Designs
- Users of Lauterbach Development Tools
Achim Nohl, Solution Architect, Synopsys
Achim Nohl is a Solution Architect at Synopsys, driving the adoption of virtual prototypes for software development and verification. Achim holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Institute for Integrated Signal Processing Systems in Aachen, Germany.
Jerry Flake, Western Regional Sales/Support Manager, Lauterbach
With over 24 years of experience in the development tools industry, Jerry's early years of experience included hardware and software In-Circuit-Emulator design at Microcosm/Microtek International. During his tenure at Microtek Intl., Jerry made his transition to Applications/Support Engineering, and eventually to a position as Field Applications Engineer, USA West. For the past 14+ years, Jerry has worked as Lauterbach's Western Regional Sales/Support Manager, handling Sales and front-line support for the region west of the Mississippi. This includes the sales/support of Lauterbach's expansive array of leading edge debuggers and in-circuit-emulators.