It’s typical to think about writing tests for a specific design. However, as the number of SoCs and SoC variants that a verification team is responsible for grows, creating tests that are specific to the design is becoming impractical. The emerging Accellera Portable Stimulus Standard (PSS) provides features that enable test writers to maintain a strong separation between test intent and the design-specific tests that are run against a specific design.

This article shows how Accellera PSS can be used to develop generic test intent for generating memory traffic in an SoC, and how that generic test intent is targeted to a specific design.

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How Can T&VS Help with Portable Stimulus?

T&VS are a leading expert in test and verification and having worked on numerous complex test and stimulus projects and are therefore ideally placed to provide expert, independent advice on the use of Portable Stimulus and to undertake verification projects based on the standard. Read More: T&VS and Portable Stimulus