PCI Express - Fundamentals 1-Day Course
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(Milpitas CA: 6/22/2020)

PCI Express - Fundamentals 1-Day Course

Location Milpitas CA
Date 6/22/2020 - 6/22/2020
Duration 1 day
Instructor Ravi Budruk
Sponsor Teledyne LeCroy
Price $895.00

 PCI Express Fundamentals Course Details:

MindShare's Fundamentals of PCI Express System Architecture 1-day course provides a high-level view of the design to provide the big-picture context of the hardware and software protocols.

This course describes additional features added to the architecture when moving from PCIe specification revision 1.1 to 2.0 to 3.0 to 4.0 .

You Will Learn:

  • Features overview of PCI Express protocol (Gen1, Gen2, Gen3, Gen4)
  • Overview of Configuration Space and Registers
  • High-level understanding of PCI Express protocol
  • The definition and responsibilities of each of the layers in the interface

Course Length: 1-Day


Start time each day: 9:00am
End time each day: 5:30pm
Lunch provided between noon-1:00pm. AM and PM snacks and beverages


TeledyneLeCroy Office
765 Sycamore Drive
Milpitas, CA
USA 95035

Who Should Attend?

Engineering managers, FAEs, marketing engineers, application engineers.

Course Outline:

  • PCI Architecture Background Foundation
    • PCI Legacy Configuration Transaction Generation
    • Config space exploration with the Arbor tool
  • PCI Express Features and Architecture Overview
    • Layered Architecture
    • TLP, DLLP and Ordered Set Packet Format Overview
    • Protocol Overview
    • PCI Express Memory-Mapped Configuration Transaction Generation
  • Packet Format Overview
    • TLP
    • DLLP

Recommended Prerequisites:

A solid understanding of one or more bus protocols such as PCI or similar architecture is highly recommended but not required.

Training Materials:

1) Downloadable PDF version of the presentation slides

2) MindShare’s PCI Express Technology eBook by Mike Jackson and Ravi Budruk

3) Fundamentals of PCI Express eLearning course for after class review and to study topics not covered in class

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