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Build a PCIe Exerciser with AMD Zynq® UltraScale+

Unlock the Potential of Modular Testing Platforms with Fidus Systems’ Expertise

Building module PCIe exerciser AMD Zynq Ultrascale

In the fast-evolving realm of PCI-Express technology, the quest for efficient and systematic testing methods has never been more critical. Fidus Systems' whitepaper, "Building a Modular, Transaction Layer PCIe Exerciser using the AMD Zynq® UltraScale+™," offers a deep dive into creating a robust testing framework designed to meet the complexities of modern PCI-Express devices. This comprehensive guide showcases the ingenuity behind utilizing the AMD Zynq® UltraScale+ platform, detailing a scalable approach to developing a modular exerciser that integrates seamlessly into broader validation and regression testing infrastructures.

Why Download This White Paper?

  • Modular System Design: Learn about the architecture and components of a scalable PCIe Exerciser platform, including hardware configurations and software interfaces, to enhance testing and validation processes.
  • Advanced Hardware and Software Integration: Discover the integration of AMD standard IP blocks with custom software development in C++ and PetaLinux for a balanced system capable of efficient interrupt handling and data management.
  • Custom IPC Mechanism: Understand the development and benefits of a custom Inter Processor Communication mechanism to surpass the limitations of existing IPC methods, facilitating more effective data transfer and command execution.
  • TLP Transaction Management Gain insights into the handling of Transaction Layer Packets (TLPs), from encoding and decoding to the management of data flow and completion responses, ensuring comprehensive testing coverage.
  • Practical Application and Implementation: Explore the practical steps for setting up and utilizing the PCIe Exerciser system, including configuring the AMD Zynq® UltraScale+ platform and integrating the exerciser into your testing routine for accelerated product development.

Embark on your journey to enhanced PCIe testing and validation. Download the whitepaper today and leverage Fidus Systems' expertise for your next-gen product development.

Download the whitepaper here.