Altair® Hero™

End-to-end Hardware Emulation Enterprise Job Scheduler

Hero is an end-to-end solution designed specifically for hardware emulation environments. Hero addresses all aspects of emulation flow including design compilation, emulator selection, and software and regression tests.

Hero’s vendor-independent architecture and comprehensive policy management features give you flexibility and control — plus greater visibility into emulator status, customizable alerts and notifications, and optimized hardware utilization.

Why Hero?

End-to-end Solution

Speed throughput from end to end including compilation, synthesis, simulation, and emulation

Visualization and Metrics

Easily identify simulation resource usage and get at-a-glance views of completed, failed, and queued jobs

Flexible Architecture

Avoid vendor lock-in with Hero’s flexible, vendor-agnostic architecture

Key Features

Designed for Hardware Emulation Environments

The industry’s only end-to-end hardware emulation enterprise job scheduler

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Policy Management

Comprehensive policy management features including FairShare and preemption

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Soft Reservations

Users and organizations can reserve blocks of time on the hardware emulation platform

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Graphical User Interface

A rich GUI to display job status and drill down to the root cause of a failing job

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Emulation-specific Metrics

Platform usage visibility for hardware asset optimization and organizational planning

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Vendor-independent Solution

Capable of managing the job scheduling requirements of Cadence Palladium, Mentor Graphics Veloce, and Synopsys ZeBu

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