The essentials of embedded design for Xilinx Zynq™-7000, Zynq™ MPSoC and Versal™ components


4 days - 28 hours


  • After completing this training, you will have the necessary skills to:
    • 1 - Describe the Xilinx architecture and embedded components
    • 2 - Describe the various tools that comprise a Xilinx embedded design
    • 3 - Select and effectively define an interface between the processor system (PS) and the programmable logic (PL)
    • 4 - Design an efficient system by leveraging hardware and software resources
    • 5 - Use debugging tools
    • 6 - Boot your projects independently
    • 7 - Maintain and update IP design based on the AXI interface and its driver
    • 8 - Discover OS and write a Linux application


  • Digital system architecture design experience
  • Basic understanding of microprocessor and FPGA architecture
  • Basic understanding of C programming
  • Basic HDL modeling experience

Concerned public

  • Technicians and Engineers in Digital Electronics
  • All our training courses are given at a distance and are accessible to people with reduced mobility.
  • Our partner AGEFIPH accompanies us to implement the necessary adaptations related to your disability.
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  • Release date: 20/12/2021


Objective 1

  • Embedded UltraFast Design Methodology {Lecture}
  • Zynq-7000 SoC Architecture Overview {Lecture}
  • Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Architecture Overview {Lecture}
  • MicroBlaze Processor Architecture Overview {Lecture}

Objective 2

  • Overview of Embedded Hardware Development {Lecture}
  • Driving the IP Integrator tool {Lecture, Lab}
  • Overview of Embedded Software Development {Lecture}
  • Driving the Vitis Tool {Lecture, Lab}
  • System Debugger {Lecture, Lab}

Objective 3

  • Inside the Application Processor Unit (APU) {Lecture, Lab}
  • Processor Input/Output Peripherals {Lecture}
  • Introduction to AXI {Lecture}
  • Zynq AP SoC PS/PL AXI Interfaces {Lecture, Lab}
  • AXI: Connecting AXI IP {Lecture}
  • Standalone Software Platform Development {Lecture, Lab}

Objective 4

  • Introduction to Interrupts {Lecture}
  • Interrupts: Software Considerations {Lecture, Lab}
  • Zynq Memory Resources {Lecture}
  • DMA {Lecture}
  • Meeting Your Performance Goals {Lecture}
  • Using Linker Scripts {Lecture, Lab}

Objective 5

  • Debugging the Zynq {Lecture, Lab}

Objective 6

  • Zynq booting {Lecture, Lab}

Objective 7

  • Using the Create and Import Wizard to Create a New AXI IP {Lecture, Lab}
  • AXI BFM Simulation Using Verification {Lecture, Lab}
  • Understanding Device Drivers {Lecture}
  • Custom Device Drivers {Lecture, Lab}

Objective 8

  • Operating Systems: Introduction and Concepts {Lecture}
  • Linux: A High-Level Introduction {Lecture}
  • Linux Software Application Development Overview {Lecture, Lab}

Teaching Methods

  • Inter-company online training :
    • Presentation by Webex by Cisco
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    • Provision of course material in PDF format
    • Labs on Cloud PC by RealVNC
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Methods of monitoring and assessment of results

  • Attendance sheet
  • Evaluation questionnaire
  • Evaluation sheet on:
    • Technical questionnaire
    • Result of the Practical Works
    • Validation of Objectives
  • Presentation of a certificate with assessment of prior learning


  • Authorized Trainer Provider AMD : Engineer Electronics and Telecommunications ENSIL
    • Expert AMD FPGA - Language VHDL/Verilog - RTL Design
    • Expert AMD SoC & MPSoC - Language C/C++ - System Design
    • Expert DSP & AMD RFSoC – HLS - Matlab - Design DSP RF
    • Expert AMD Versal – AI Engines – Heteregenous System Architect

PC Recommended

  • Software Configuration :
  • Hardware configuration:
    • Recent computer (i5 or i7)
    • OS Linux 64-bits (Windows 10 compatible)
    • At least 16GB RAM
    • Display resolution recommended 1920x1080


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