[threads * hours]“box” of resources. Decomposition that enables parallel and distributed search over cloud resources incurs a quality-of-results loss, but this is subsequently recovered through improved flow predictability and enhanced optimization. For a technical description of the OpenROAD flow, please refer to our DAC-2019 paper: Toward an Open-Source Digital Flow: First Learnings from the OpenROAD Project. The paper is also available from ACM Digital Library. Other publications and presentations are linked here.