Accelerating Applications with the Vitis™ Unified Environment Software


3 days - 21 hours


  • After completing this training, you will have the necessary skills to:
    • 1 - Explain how the Vitis unified software environment helps software developers
    • 2 - Describe how the FPGA architecture lends itself to parallel computing, as well as the ALVEO boards
    • 3 - Describe the Vitis execution model (OpenCL API)
    • 4 - Profile the design using the Vitis analysis tool
    • 5 - Create kernels from C, C++ or RTL IP using the RTL kernel creation wizard
    • 6 - Apply host code and kernel optimization techniques
    • 7 - Describe existing libraries and create an extensible platform


  • Basic knowledge of AMD FPGA architecture
  • Comfort with the C/C++ programming language
  • Software development flow

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.
              • agefiph


  • Release date: 22/05/2023


Objective 1

  • Introduction to the Vitis Unified Software Platform {Lecture}
  • Vitis IDE Tool Overview {Lecture, Labs}
  • Vitis Command Line Flow {Lecture, Labs}

Objective 2

  • Introduction to Hardware Acceleration {Lecture}
  • Alveo Data Center Accelerator Cards Overview {Lecture}
  • Getting Started with Alveo Data Center Accelerator Cards {Lecture}

Objective 3

  • Vitis Execution Model and XRT {Lecture, Labs}
  • Synchronization {Lecture, Lab}
  • NDRanges {Lecture}

Objective 4

  • Profiling {Lecture}
  • Debugging {Lecture}

Objective 5

  • Introduction to C/C++ based Kernels {Lecture, Lab}

Objective 5

  • Using the RTL Kernel Wizard to Reuse Existing IP as Accelerators {Lecture, Lab}

Objective 6

  • Optimization Methodology {Lecture}
  • C/C++ based Kernel Optimization {Lecture}
  • Host Code Optimization {Lecture}
  • Optimizing the Performance of the Design {Lecture, Lab}

Objective 7

  • Vitis Accelerated Libraries {Lecture}
  • Creating a Vitis Embedded Acceleration Platform (Edge) {Lecture}

Teaching Methods

  • Inter-company online training :
    • Presentation by Webex by Cisco
              • Webex de Cisco
    • Provision of course material in PDF format
    • Labs on Cloud PC by RealVNC
              • REALVNC

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

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