Basic Training

The Basic Training in MTCA.4 is meant for absolute beginners in the world of MTCA.
The trainings are held by Vollrath Dirksen from N.A.T. at DESY.

Content:

  • Overview of standards: ATCA, AMC, MicroTCA
  • MicroTCA Details: building blocks
  • Command line interface
  • Installing the data plane
  • DESY tools to control MicroTCA.4 systems in FLASH/XFEL and Tesla project
  • NATview visualisation tool for MicroTCA system: ports, AMC, RTM, backplane, sensors
  • Installation of Linux drivers for Struck- and TEWS AMC/RTM

Hands-On Sessions:

  • Enabling and using the management plane
  • Configuring the data plane
  • Backplane viewer, sensors, FRU-Editor
  • Operating the MicroTCA.4 system

Course Fee

  • Standard fee: 400,00 EUR
  • Student fee: 200,00 EUR

Course Details

  • Instructor: Vollrath Dirksen, N.A.T.
  • Location: DESY

Upcoming Courses

 

Advanced Training

The advanced trainings aims at users, who have done MicroTCA.4 Beginners Training or have deep MicroTCA.4 knowledge. The training is held at DESY by Vollrath Dirksen from N.A.T..

Content:

  • Short review of MicroTCA.4 basics
  • I2C and IPMI: hardware AMC and RTM, IPMI software
  • RMCP protocol
  • ipmitool and examples
  • PCIexpress: Enumeration
  • PCIexpress: Hot-plug support
  • MCH clock configuration, clock script file

Hands-On Sessions:

  • Comparing command line interface and ipmitool
  • PCIexpress with command line interface
  • PCIexpress with lspci
  • PCIexpress with PCIexpress GUI
  • PCIexpress Hot-plug with PCIexpress GUI from Desy
  • MCH clock configuration

Course Fee

  • Standard fee: 600,00 EUR
  • Student fee: 300,00 EUR

Course Details

  • Instructor: Vollrath Dirksen, N.A.T.
  • Location: DESY


Upcoming Courses

  • Next dates: second half 2018

Please contact us to be informed when the next course takes place!

In-house Trainings

We also offer in-house trainings at your company for you. Remote training can be booked as well.For more information, feel free to contact us.

Contact us!

Do you want to register for the upcoming trainings or do you want to be added to the waiting list for the trainings? Do you have questions concerning trainings, in-house or at DESY? Please do not hesitate to contact us:

Susanne Schuster
Notkestr.85
22607 Hamburg
susanne.schuster@desy.de
+49 (0)40 8998 1818

Interested in Trainings?

If the given training dates do not work for you, you can join our waiting list. Please contact us.

Additional trainings are possible on demand.