Using AXI DMA in Vivado Reloaded

The DMA is one of the most critical elements of any FPGA or high speed computing design. It allows data to be transferred from source to memory, and memory to consumer, in the most efficient manner and with minimal intervention from the processor. It’s no wonder...
Using the AXI DMA in Vivado

Using the AXI DMA in Vivado

Update 2017-10-10: I’ve turned this tutorial into a video here for Vivado 2017.2. In a previous tutorial I went through how to use the AXI DMA Engine in EDK, now I’ll show you how to use the AXI DMA in Vivado. We’ll create the hardware design in Vivado, then...
Creating a custom IP block in Vivado

Creating a custom IP block in Vivado

Update 2017-11-01: Here’s a newer tutorial on creating a custom IP with AXI-Streaming interfaces Tutorial Overview In this tutorial we’ll create a custom AXI IP block in Vivado and modify its functionality by integrating custom VHDL code. We’ll be using the Zynq...