Welcome!

News Feed Item

LDRA Partners with Xilinx to Bring Structural Coverage and Code Compliance to Zynq-7000 Family

LDRA, the leader in standards compliance, automated software verification, source code analysis, and test tools, has partnered with Xilinx, Inc., the world’s leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, and 3D ICs. To streamline standards compliance for safety-critical application development, the LDRA tool suite has been integrated with the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC and the Xilinx Zynq-7000 AP SoC Development Kit.

Delivering a Compliance-Ready Platform

Xilinx is leveraging LDRA structural coverage and standards compliance tools to enhance Zynq-7000 boot loader code and device driver code for key markets that require certification, compliance, and functional safety. LDRA tools are enabling Xilinx to provide additional value for developers of safety- and security-critical applications.

In addition, the LDRA tool suite can now be used in Zynq-7000 SoC developments to help ensure and demonstrate compliance with relevant industry standards such as DO-178, IEC 61508, and ISO 26262. LDRA’s verification platform gives developers a clear advantage in certifying the final embedded software for avionics, automotive, and industrial applications. Leveraging LDRA tools with Zynq-7000 SoCs mitigates compliance cost and risk.

“Verification of software and independent proof of standards compliance, once only stipulated by the avionics industry, is increasingly demanded by governments, industry agencies, and OEMs,” noted Ian Hennell, LDRA Operations Director. “Approaching the safety-critical market with the hardware platform already compliance-ready, whether for the avionics DO-178C, automotive ISO 26262, industrial IEC 61508 or other standards, streamlines the compliance management process and significantly decreases costs.”

Shortening the Certification Life Cycle for Developers

Use of the LDRA tool suite with the Zynq-7000 SoC adds value for the safety-critical application developer who must prove compliance of the final end-system to auditors. Because of the work that Xilinx is doing, developers using the LDRA verification tools are able to more easily integrate data from the hardware platform into the verification processes required for application software.

“Xilinx’s Zynq-7000 SoC enables extensive system-level differentiation while decreasing cost, risk, and time to market,” confirmed Dagan White, Product Manager, Xilinx Aerospace and Defense. “Bringing LDRA into the Xilinx ecosystem demonstrates our focus on safety-critical markets and brings our associated Zynq-7000 SoC offerings to the next level. For the first time, developers of safety- and security-critical applications gain a compliance-ready platform that can be easily integrated into their larger compliance process, reducing time and cost in certification of the final system.”

Integrated Platform Demonstrated at Embedded World

The integration of the LDRA tool suite with the Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC will be demonstrated at Embedded World in Nürnberg, Germany, February 25–27, 2014 in Hall 4-526 using an automotive application. The demonstration will show developers how to achieve ISO 26262 compliance with complete structural coverage based on all ASIL levels. The code will also be shown to be MISRA C:2012 compliant.

In addition, an online video at www.ldra.com/ldra-tool-suite-xilinx highlights integration features, showing developers how to achieve structural coverage and standards compliance whether for automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, or industrial applications.

About LDRA

For more than forty years, LDRA has developed and driven the market for software that automates code analysis and software testing for safety-, mission-, security-, and business-critical markets. Working with clients to achieve early error identification and full compliance with industry standards, LDRA traces requirements through static and dynamic analysis to unit testing and verification for a wide variety of hardware and software platforms. Boasting a worldwide presence, LDRA is headquartered in the United Kingdom with subsidiaries in the United States and India coupled with an extensive distributor network. For more information on the LDRA tool suite, please visit www.ldra.com.

Please send reader enquiries to:

Mark James
Email: [email protected]

Word copy of release
You can tweet or share the release directly from the LDRA Press Center on HughesCom’s website. Background materials are also available for download.

This press release and associated images (in high-resolution compressed jpeg format) can be downloaded from www.hughescom.net.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Why do your mobile transformations need to happen today? Mobile is the strategy that enterprise transformation centers on to drive customer engagement. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Roger Woods, Director, Mobile Product & Strategy – Adobe Marketing Cloud, covered key IoT and mobile trends that are forcing mobile transformation, key components of a solid mobile strategy and explored how brands are effectively driving mobile change throughout the enterprise.
After more than five years of DevOps, definitions are evolving, boundaries are expanding, ‘unicorns’ are no longer rare, enterprises are on board, and pundits are moving on. Can we now look at an evolution of DevOps? Should we? Is the foundation of DevOps ‘done’, or is there still too much left to do? What is mature, and what is still missing? What does the next 5 years of DevOps look like? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by DevOps Summit Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists l...
My team embarked on building a data lake for our sales and marketing data to better understand customer journeys. This required building a hybrid data pipeline to connect our cloud CRM with the new Hadoop Data Lake. One challenge is that IT was not in a position to provide support until we proved value and marketing did not have the experience, so we embarked on the journey ourselves within the product marketing team for our line of business within Progress. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Sum...
Virtualization over the past years has become a key strategy for IT to acquire multi-tenancy, increase utilization, develop elasticity and improve security. And virtual machines (VMs) are quickly becoming a main vehicle for developing and deploying applications. The introduction of containers seems to be bringing another and perhaps overlapped solution for achieving the same above-mentioned benefits. Are a container and a virtual machine fundamentally the same or different? And how? Is one techn...
Most companies are adopting or evaluating container technology - Docker in particular - to speed up application deployment, drive down cost, ease management and make application delivery more flexible overall. As with most new architectures, this dream takes a lot of work to become a reality. Even when you do get your application componentized enough and packaged properly, there are still challenges for DevOps teams to making the shift to continuous delivery and achieving that reduction in cost ...
MongoDB Atlas leverages VPC peering for AWS, a service that allows multiple VPC networks to interact. This includes VPCs that belong to other AWS account holders. By performing cross account VPC peering, users ensure networks that host and communicate their data are secure. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Jay Gordon, a Developer Advocate at MongoDB, will explain how to properly architect your VPC using existing AWS tools and then peer with your MongoDB Atlas cluster. He'll discuss the secur...
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor - all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service.
Niagara Networks exhibited at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. Niagara Networks offers the highest port-density systems, and the most complete Next-Generation Network Visibility systems including Network Packet Brokers, Bypass Switches, and Network TAPs.
SYS-CON Events announced today that MobiDev, a client-oriented software development company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MobiDev is a software company that develops and delivers turn-key mobile apps, websites, web services, and complex softw...
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm.
What sort of WebRTC based applications can we expect to see over the next year and beyond? One way to predict development trends is to see what sorts of applications startups are building. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Arin Sime, founder of WebRTC.ventures, will discuss the current and likely future trends in WebRTC application development based on real requests for custom applications from real customers, as well as other public sources of information,
DevOps tends to focus on the relationship between Dev and Ops, putting an emphasis on the ops and application infrastructure. But that’s changing with microservices architectures. In her session at DevOps Summit, Lori MacVittie, Evangelist for F5 Networks, will focus on how microservices are changing the underlying architectures needed to scale, secure and deliver applications based on highly distributed (micro) services and why that means an expansion into “the network” for DevOps.
In his session at Cloud Expo, Alan Winters, an entertainment executive/TV producer turned serial entrepreneur, will present a success story of an entrepreneur who has both suffered through and benefited from offshore development across multiple businesses: The smart choice, or how to select the right offshore development partner Warning signs, or how to minimize chances of making the wrong choice Collaboration, or how to establish the most effective work processes Budget control, or how to max...
Interoute has announced the integration of its Global Cloud Infrastructure platform with Rancher Labs’ container management platform, Rancher. This approach enables enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation and infrastructure investments. Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO commented “Enterprises developing and building apps in the cloud and those on a path to Digital Transformation need Digital ICT Infrastructure that allows them to build, test and deploy faster than ever before. The int...