Xilinx – Vivado HLS ONLINE
Also known as C-based Design: High-Level Synthesis with Vivado HLS by Xilinx. CEST time: 10:00 – 14:00
PLEASE NOTE: This is a LIVE INSTRUCTOR-LED training event delivered ONLINE.
It covers the same scope and content, and delivers similar learning outcomes, as a scheduled face-to face class.
The course provides a thorough introduction to Vivado™ HLS (high-level synthesis). It covers:
- synthesis strategies
- improving throughput
- interface creation
- testbench coding
- coding tips.
You will learn how to utilize Vivado HLS to optimize code for high-speed performance in an embedded environment and download for in-circuit validation.
This training also provides an essential background for developing Software Defined SoCs (find out more about Doulos SDSoC Adopter Training).
4 sessions (Details » )
Who Should Attend?
Software and hardware engineers looking to utilize high-level synthesis.
Engineers looking to develop Software Defined SoCs (see SDSoC Adopter Training).
- C, C++, or System C knowledge
- High-level synthesis for software engineers OR high-level synthesis for hardware engineers
After completing this comprehensive training, you will know how to:
- Enhance productivity using Vivado HLS (high-level synthesis)
- Describe the high-level synthesis flow
- Use Vivado HLS for a first project
- Identify the importance of the testbench
- Use directives to improve performance and area and select RTL interfaces
- Identify common coding pitfalls as well as methods for improving code for RTL/hardware
- Perform system-level integration of blocks generated by Vivado HLS
Day 1 & 2
- Introduction to High-Level Synthesis and Vivado HLS
- Using Vivado HLS: GUI Flow
- Lab 1: Introduction to the Vivado HLS Tool Flow
- Vivado HLS Command Line Interface
- Lab 2 Introduction to the Vivado HLS CLI Flow
- Optimizing for Latency
- Lab 3: The Impact of Unrolling Loops
Day 3 & 4
- Optimizing for Throughput
- Lab 4: Optimizing for Throughput
- Optimizing Arrays
- Lab 5: Handling Memories
- Optimizing for Area
- I/O Interfaces
- Lab 6: Embedded System Integration
- Vivado HLS: C Code
- Lab 7: Matrix Multiplication
- Lab 1: Introduction to the Vivado HLS Tool Flow – Utilize the GUI to simulate and create a project. Perform RTL synthesis, verification, and exporting the C design as an IP.
- Lab 2 Introduction to the Vivado HLS CLI Flow – Utilize a make file to perform C simulation. Create a project and perform C synthesis, RTL verification, and RTL packaging.
- Lab 3: The Impact of Unrolling Loops – Analyze multiple results of the design and apply directives to optimize loop latency.
- Lab 4: Optimizing for Throughput – Optimize loop performance and modify pipelining and its affect on performance.
- Lab 5: Handling Memories – Analyze the impact of manipulating arrays. Utilize directives to optimize the design for area.
- Lab 6: Embedded System Integration – Set up an embedded design, create an HLS pcore to import into the embedded design, and validate the system on the demo board.
- Lab 7: Matrix Multiplication – Write a C-code 3×3 matrix multiplier, verify the design, and apply directives to improve performance.
19 februari 2018 - 22 februari 2018
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