Methodology for Architecting a Device Accelerated Application - 2023.2 English

Vitis Unified Software Platform Documentation: Application Acceleration Development (UG1393)

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Before beginning the development of an accelerated application, it is important to architect it properly. In this phase, the developer makes key decisions about the architecture of the application and determines factors such as what software functions should be mapped to device kernels, how much parallelism is needed, and how it should be delivered.

Figure 1. Methodology for Architecting the Application

This section walks through the various steps involved in this process. Taking an iterative approach through this process helps refine the analysis and leads to better design decisions.