PCI Express - Fundamentals 1-Day Course
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PCI Express - Fundamentals 1-Day Course
(Milpitas, CA: 3/18/2019)

PCI Express - Fundamentals 1-Day Course

Location Milpitas, CA
Date 3/18/2019 - 3/18/2019
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 of PCI Express protocol
  • 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

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