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F2F TrainingZynq UltraScale+ MPSoC for the System Architect

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Course Description

This two-day course is structured to provide system architects with an overview of the capabilities and support for the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC family.

Training Duration

2 days

Who Should Attend?

System architects interested in understanding the capabilities and ecosystem of the Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC device.

Prerequisites

  • Suggested: Understanding of the Zynq-7000 architecture
  • Familiarity with embedded operating systems

Software Tools

  • Vivado® Design Suite 2016.3
    • May require special Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC family license
  • Hardware emulation environment:
    • VirtualBox
    • QEMU
    • Ubuntu desktop
    • PetaLinux

Hardware

  • Host computer for running the above software*

* This course focuses on the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC architecture. Check with Doulos for the specifics of the in-class lab environment or other customizations. The 2015.4 version of this class does not use a physical board, but rather a local emulation environment and the Vivado Design Suite.

Skills Gained

After completing this comprehensive training, you will know how to:

  • Effectively use power management strategies and leverage the capabilities of the platform management unit (PMU)
  • Identify mechanisms to secure and safely run the system
  • Outline the high-level architecture of the devices
  • Define the boot sequences appropriate to the needs of the system

Course Outline

Day 1

  • 1.1 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Overview
    Overview of the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC device.
    {lecture}
  • 1.2 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC HW-SW Virtualization
    Covers the hardware and software elements of virtualization. The lab demonstrate how hypervisors can be used.
    {lab / lecture}
  • 1.3 QEMU
    Introduction to the Quick Emulator, which is the tool used to run software for the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC device when hardware is not available.
    {lab / lecture / demo}
  • 1.4 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Security and Software
    Introduction to the purpose and API of the Software Test Library.
    {lecture}

Day 2

  • 2.1 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Power Management
    Overview of the PMU and the power-saving features of the device.
    {lab / lecture / demo}
  • 2.2 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC System Coherency
    Learn how information is synchronized within the API and through the ACE/AXI ports.
    {lecture}
  • 2.3 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC DDR and QoS
    Understand how DDR can be configured to provide the best performance for your system.
    {lab / lecture}
  • 2.4 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC
    Booting How to implement the embedded system, including the boot process and boot image creation.
    {lab / lecture}
  • 2.5 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Ecosystem Support
    Overview of supported operating systems, software stacks, hypervisors, etc.
    {lecture}

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