System-Level Catalyst Member


"By offering a library of tool-independent SystemC TLM-2.0 compliant transaction-level models, Synopsys is facilitating the adoption of the new standard and making a valuable contribution to the needs of the SystemC community. Doulos is pleased to be working with Synopsys to enable our customers to benefit from using the Synopsys DesignWare System-Level Library on our industry leading SystemC and TLM-2.0 training classes."

- John Aynsley, Technical Director at Doulos

Product Description

Doulos is the global leader for the development and delivery of world class, market-leading training solutions for SoC, FPGA and ASIC design and verification.

Established in 1991 and fully independent, our in-house expertise supports high quality technical training in the following areas:

  • SystemC and TLM-2.0
  • System design using ARM processors
  • Hardware design using VHDL and Verilog

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Functional verification using SystemVerilog Authoritative Training – SystemC and TLM-2.0

Doulos has a world-wide lead in independent SystemC know-how having been active in the SystemC community since 2000, and having worked at the forefront of SystemC and TLM-2.0 standards development. We have delivered SystemC training and support to engineers on more than 340 client sites across 24 countries world-wide, including direct involvement with methodology and tool developers in such companies as Synopsys. Our SystemC expertise has been recognized by OSCI, who contracted Doulos to author the IEEE 1666™ SystemC® Language Reference Manual, and the TLM-2.0 Library Reference Manual.

In addition to regular public classes in the US and Europe, Doulos has a track record of delivering customized, in-house and team-based training in SystemC and TLM-2.0 worldwide. The following classes are representative of Doulos SystemC training:

  • Comprehensive C++
  • Fundamentals of SystemC
  • Comprehensive SystemC
  • SystemC Modeling Using TLM-2.0

Nearly 20 years experience of experience in migrating teams and organizations to new methods has taught Doulos that the best outcomes are experienced when training programs are carefully tuned to the client's context. This is especially true of SystemC training where teams often comprise of engineers from a range of technical backgrounds. Doulos System Level Design support also extends to ongoing team mentoring following training, which can be flexibly packaged and ensures the most successful project outcomes and transfer of knowhow.

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Interoperability Description and Customer Benefit

As members of the System-Level Catalyst Program, Doulos can provide Synopsys’ customers with access to best-in-class training for SystemC and the TLM-2.0 standard, both of which are supported by the Synopsys Virtualizer product and DesignWare System-Level Library.

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