How to Build Xilinx Embedded Systems in 1 Day

EMBD 2 | EMBD13000-14-ILT (v1.0)

Course Description

The workshop introduces you to fundamental embedded design concepts and techniques for implementation in Xilinx FPGAs. The focus is on fundamental aspects of Xilinx embedded tools, IP, and the Embedded Targeted Reference Design (TRD). Design examples and labs are drawn from the Embedded TRD.

Only essential theory is introduced in order to lay a foundation for the material and topics covered in this workshop, which complements more detailed training found in subsequent Xilinx courses.

Level: EMBD 2
Course Duration: 1 days
Price: $700 or 7 Xilinx Training Credits
Course Part Number: EMBD13000-14-ILT
Who Should Attend?: FPGA designers and logic designers
Registration: Register online in our secure store

Prerequisites

  • FPGA design experience
  • Completion of the Essentials of FPGA Design course or equivalent knowledge of Xilinx ISE® software implementation tools
  • Basic microprocessor experience and understanding of Cortex™-processor and MicroBlaze™-processor systems

Software Tools

  • Xilinx ISE® Design Suite: Embedded or System Edition 14.2

Hardware

  • Architecture: Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC and 7 series FPGAs*
  • Demo board: Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC ZC702 or Zed or Kintex™-7 FPGA KC705 board*

After completing this comprehensive training, you will have the necessary skills to:

  • Describe the various tools that encompass the Xilinx Embedded Development Kit (EDK)
  • Rapidly architect an embedded system containing a Cortex-A9 or MicroBlaze processor by using the Base System Builder (BSB)
  • Utilize the Eclipse-based Software Development Kit (SDK) to develop software applications
  • Modify an embedded system processor design using the System Assembly View
  • List some of the IP Catalog components that are the building blocks of an embedded processor system
  • Discuss the basic tenants of the AXI interface

Course Outline

  • Xilinx Embedded Processing Overview
  • Building an Embedded Processing System in XPS
  • Lab 1: Hardware Construction with the Base System Builder or Processing System Configuration Wizard
  • Software Development Using SDK
  • Embedded Processing IP Component Features
  • Lab 2: Adding and Downloading Software
  • AXI Overview
  • Embedded Targeted Reference Design Overview
  • Lab 3: Running and Debugging a Linux Application on the Zynq Platform

Lab Descriptions

  • Lab 1: Hardware Construction with the Base System Builder (Microblaze Processor) or Processing System Configuration Wizard (Zynq All Programmable SoC) – Create an XPS project by using a wizard to develop a basic hardware system and generate a series of netlists for the embedded design.
  • Lab 2: Adding and Downloading Software – Complete the processes begun in Lab 1 using the SDK tools to create a software BSP and sample application. Configure the device and download the application.
  • Lab 3: Running and Debugging a Linux Application on the Zynq Platform – Explore a software application executing under the Linux operating system on the Zynq All Programmable SoC.

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Scheduled Embedded Courses

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-System Architect-Online
September 04 - September 05: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This two-day online course is structured to provide system architects with an overview of the...

Zynq SoC System Architecture 2018.1
September 06 - September 07: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
* This course focuses on the Zynq-7000 SoC. Check with your local Authorized Training Provider for...

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-Software Developer
September 11 - September 12: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v 2017.3 This two-day course is structured to provide software designers with a catalog of OS...

Embedded System Design
September 27 - September 28: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2018.1 The course is designed to bring FPGA designers up to speed on developing embedded systems...

Embedded Design with PetaLinux Tools
October 09 - October 10: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2017.3 This intermediate-level, two-day course provides embedded systems developers with...

Designing FPGAs Using the Vivado Design Suite 2
October 11 - October 12: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2017.1 This course shows you how to build an effective FPGA design using synchronous design...

Embedded Systems Software Design 2018.1
October 16 - October 17: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2017.1 This two-day course introduces you to software design and development for the Xilinx Zynq...

Advanced Features and Techniques of Embedded System Software Design
October 18 : 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This course will help software engineers fully utilize the components available in the Zynq All...

Embedded Design with PetaLinux Tools
October 24 - October 25: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
v2017.3 This intermediate-level, two-day course provides embedded systems developers with...

Designing FPGAs Using the Vivado Design Suite 3
November 01 - November 02: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This course demonstrated timing closure techniques, such are baselining, pipelining,synchronization...

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