05999734 is referenced by 162 patents and cites 8 patents.

A distributed, compiler-oriented database is disclosed with operating modes including parallel compilation, parallel simulation and parallel execution of computer programs and hardware models. The invention utilizes a hardware apparatus consisting of shared memory multiprocessors, optionally augmented by processors with re-configurable logic execution pipelines or independently scheduled re-configurable logic blocks and a software database apparatus, manifest in the hardware apparatus, in order to efficiently support parallel database clients such as a source code analyzer, an elaborator, an optimizer, mapping and scheduling, code generation, linking/loading, execution/simulation, debugging, profiling, user interface and a file interface.

Title
Compiler-oriented apparatus for parallel compilation, simulation and execution of computer programs and hardware models
Application Number
8/954843
Publication Number
5999734
Application Date
October 21, 1997
Publication Date
December 7, 1999
Inventor
Robert Neill Newshutz
Rochester
MN, US
John Christopher Willis
Rochester
MN, US
Agent
Craig J Lervick
Assignee
FTL Systems
MN, US
IPC
G06F 9/45
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